Modulation vs Demodulation - What's the difference?

modulation | demodulation | Derived terms |

Demodulation is a derived term of modulation.


As nouns the difference between modulation and demodulation

is that modulation is the process of applying a signal to a carrier, modulating while demodulation is the inverse of the effect of modulation, or applying a signal to a carrier.

modulation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The process of applying a signal to a carrier, modulating.
  • Methods of modulating.
  • Derived terms

    * demodulation * paramodulation ----

    demodulation

    English

    Noun

  • The inverse of the effect of modulation, or applying a signal to a carrier.
  • A radio transmitter applies modulation to a carrier wave and the receiver applies demodulation to it to recover the message.