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Typical carrier frequency for amplitude modulation

  1. Feb 4, 2014 #1
    What is a typical carrier frequency for amplitude modulation? In particular, for amplitude modulation in spectroscopy.
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  3. Feb 4, 2014 #2


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    It can be any frequency you want, AM is used from tens of Hz up to optical frequencies.
    Likewise, spectroscopy is done using EM radiaton from the whole spectrum: from radio waves up to gamma radiation.
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