Baud

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Bd

Definition

The unit of modulation rate in telegraphy and data communication or the unit of line digit rate in digital transmission; when expressed in terms of this unit, the modulation rate or line digit rate equals the reciprocal of the duration in seconds of the shortest signal element or of the unit interval in a digital signal composed of signal elements of constant duration.

Definition Source

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) (2000) RECOMMENDATION ITU-R V.607-3 Terms and symbols for information quantities in telecommunications, Annex 1

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