Glossary Definition for IIP3

Glossary Term: IIP3 

Definition

Third Order Input Intercept Point: The point at which the power in the third-order product and the fundamental tone intersect, when the amplifier is assumed to be linear. IIP3 is a very useful parameter to predict low-level intermodulation effects.
Synonyms
  • Third Order Intercept Point
  • Third Order Input Intercept Point
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