Glossary Definition for SAW-Oscillator

Glossary Term: SAW-Oscillator 

Definition

Surface Acoustic Wave: A sound wave that propagates along the surface of a solid and is contained within the solid. SAW devices typically combine compressional and shear components. In Wireless applications, SAW refers to a Surface Acoustic Wave band-pass filter, which exhibits much better out-of-band rejection, but has higher passband ripple and insertion loss.
Synonyms
  • SAW Filter
  • SAW Oscillator
  • Surface Acoustic Wave band-pass filter
  • Surface Acoustic Wave
Keywords

SAW Filter, SAW Oscillator, Surface Acoustic Wave band-pass filter, Surface Acoustic Wave

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