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In a pulse within a pulse train, such as an electronic or optical pulse train, the ratio of (a) the pulse duration to (b) the pulse period. Common abbreviation PDF. Note: The pulse duty factor is dimensionless. The pulse period is the time between corresponding points on consecutive pulses, such as the time between the leading edges of two consecutive pulses. See also consecutive, duty cycle, electronic pulse, leading edge, optical pulse, pulse, pulse duration, pulse period, pulse train.

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Weik, M.H. (2000). pulse duty factor. In: Computer Science and Communications Dictionary. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-0613-6_15082

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