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Triggering means the defined temporal or level triggering of a function. Triggering is initiated by a trigger signal.

The trigger signal can represent a specific state, for example the rising or falling edge of a pulse, a logic operation

iftwo signals fulfill a logical AND function, or a specific level

that triggers a trigger signal if it is exceeded or not reached.

Triggering with defined trigger edge and level

Triggering with defined trigger edge and level

According to the possibilities from which the trigger signal can be derived, a trigger signal can have any form, it can equally be a periodic signal, a statistically appearing signal or a one-time signal. Trigger signals are used for the defined triggering of an oscillation, a burst or an oscillation train. The function of triggering is used in electronic circuits, in generators and measuring devices, in mixing and cutting technology, in networks, computers and buses.

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Updated at: 02.01.2007
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