exciter

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a device that supplies a small current to the windings of a larger electrical motor

Aviation

  • noun the source of a small current to supply electrical current to the windings of larger electrical motors, etc., e.g. a battery

Electronics

  • A component, circuit, or device which provides excitation (1).
  • An oscillator which generates the carrier frequency of a transmitter.
  • A part of an antenna which is driven directly by the transmission line.
  • A small auxiliary generator which supplies field current for an AC generator.
  • A probe or loop which projects into a resonant cavity or waveguide.
  • synonymexcitor
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