What does PHY stand for?

What does PHY mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: PHY.

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Physics

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Physician

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Physician

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Physician

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Physical Layer

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Physical Layer

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Sprott Physical Gold Trust

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What does PHY mean?

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PHY is an abbreviation for the physical layer of the OSI model. An instantiation of PHY connects a link layer device to a physical medium such as an optical fiber or copper cable. A PHY device typically includes a Physical Coding Sublayer and a Physical Medium Dependent layer. The PCS encodes and decodes the data that is transmitted and received. The purpose of the encoding is to make it easier for the receiver to recover the signal.

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