instrumental response function
karyâ-ye pâsox-e sâzâl
Fr.: fonction de la réponse instrumentale
The mathematical form of the way an instrument affects the input signal.
→ instrumental; → response; → function.
Fr.: réponse périphérique
In a charge-coupled device, the detection of charge collected by the transport register rather than by the image-sensing elements.
→ peripheral; → response.
Any → reaction of a → system
to an external → stimulus. See also:
From L. responsum "answer," noun use of neuter p.p. of respondere "answer to, promise in return," from → re- "back" + spondere "to pledge."
Pâsox "answer, response;" Mid.Pers. pâssox "answer, reply;" loaned in Arm. patasxani "answer;" Proto-Iranian *pati-sanh-, from *pati- "agaist, back, opposite to, toward, face to face, in front of," → anti-, + *sanh- "to declare, say;" Mod.Pers. soxan "speech, utterance, word," → speech.
Fr.: courbe de réponse
A curve graphically representing the magnitude of the → response of a → detector to → radiation, usually as a function of → wavelength.
Fr.: temps de réponse
The time between an occurrence and a reaction produced by the occurrence.
Fr.: réponse spectrale
Domain of the electromagnetic spectrum over which a detector is sensitive. Same as spectral sensitivity.