noise-equivalent input, <of a detector>

value of the detector input that produces an output equal to the root mean square (RMS) noise output, for a stated frequency and bandwidth of the measuring instrument

Note 1 to entry: It is usual to consider a 1 Hz bandwidth, and this value is implied unless stated otherwise.

Note 2 to entry: This entry was numbered 845-05-62 in IEC 60050-845:1987.

Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-814 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12
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