Meaning of homodyne


Pronunciation: (hō'mu-dīn", hom'u-), [key]
— adj. Radio.
  1. of or pertaining to reception by a device that generates a varying voltage of the same or nearly the same frequency as the incoming carrier wave and combines it with the incoming signal for detection.
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