neper

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Electronics

  • A dimensionless logarithmic unit utilized to express the ratio of two powers or intensities, such as voltages, currents, or signal levels. Nepers are similar to decibels, except that the former is based on natural logarithms, and the latter on common logarithms. One neper is equal to approximately 8.6858 decibels. Its abbreviation is Np.
  • abbreviationNp
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