wave envelope meaning

  "wave envelope" in a sentence
  • [Electronics]
    The outline described by the various amplitude peaks of the cycles in an amplitude-modulated wave. The envelope frequency is equal to the modulating frequency.

    wave equation A second-degree partial differential equation whose solution describes wave phenomena.
  • envelope:    Noun: envelope&nbs ...
  • s wave:    [Medicine] n : the ...
  • t wave:    [Medicine] n : the ...


  1. Intuitively the wave envelope is the " global profile " of the wave, which " contains " changing " local profiles inside the global profile ".
  2. Increasing the modulating signal beyond that point, known as overmodulation, causes a standard AM modulator ( see below ) to fail, as the negative excursions of the wave envelope cannot become less than zero, resulting in distortion ( " clipping " ) of the received modulation.

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