Definitions for demodulation
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(electronics) the reception of a signal by extracting it from the carrier wave
The inverse of the effect of modulation, or applying a signal to a carrier.
A radio transmitter applies modulation to a carrier wave and the receiver applies demodulation to it to recover the message.
Demodulation is the act of extracting the original information-bearing signal from a modulated carrier wave. A demodulator is an electronic circuit that is used to recover the information content from the modulated carrier wave These terms are traditionally used in connection with radio receivers, but many other systems use many kinds of demodulators. Another common one is in a modem, which is a contraction of the terms modulator/demodulator.
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