return loss
  • At a discontinuity in a transmission system, or at any point where there are mismatched impedances, the difference between the incident power and the reflected power from said discontinuity or point. Usually expressed watts.
  • At a discontinuity in a transmission system, or at any point where there are mismatched impedances, the ratio of incident power to the reflected power from said discontinuity or point. Usually expressed in dB, or as a percentage.
  • Any losses caused by reflections, such as those within a transmission line, or off a surface.
  • synonym reflection loss
  • synonym reflection losses

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