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Reference Data for Engineers, 9th Edition by Wendy M. Middleton, Mac E. Van Valkenburg

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11 Attenuators

Revised byBruno O. Weinschel

DEFINITIONS

An attenuator is a network that reduces the input power by a predetermined ratio. The ratio of input power to output power is expressed in logarithmic terms such as decibels (dB).

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Examples:

 1)  Pin/Pout = 13.18 = 10 × 1.318 10 log10Pin/Pout dB = 10 (log ...

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