IEVref: | 731-01-48 | ID: | |

Language: | en | Status: Standard | |

Term: | attenuation | ||

Synonym1: | loss [Preferred] | ||

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Definition: | 1 – a decrease of electromagnetic power between two points 2 – the quantitative expression of power decrease which may be expressed by the ratio of the values at two points of a quantity related to power in a well defined manner. NOTE – Attenuation is generally expressed in logarithmic units, such as decibel (dB). | ||

Publication date: | 1991-10 | ||

Source | MOD 702-02-10 | ||

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2 – the quantitative expression of power decrease which may be expressed by the ratio of the values at two points of a quantity related to power in a well defined manner.