third harmonic

third harmonic

[′thərd här′män·ik]
(physics)
A sine-wave component having three times the fundamental frequency of a complex signal.
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The gate and drain biases were fixed, based on the maximum output power at the required third harmonic, after simulating the MESFET for an input power of +4 dBm using the harmonic balance analysis of the LIP-ADS 1.
There is a fundamental F0, a second harmonic 2F0, a third harmonic 3F0, and so on.
The AD8007 features a second isarmonic distortion of -88 dB at 5 MHz and -80 dB at 20 MHz, while the third harmonic distortion is -101 dB at 5 MHz and -84 dB at 20 MHz.
Use of a third harmonic wave realizes sinusoidal wave control, contributing to quieter motor operation.
This is a greater distortion of a simple rounded waveform, producing now a third harmonic.
with another strategy: for the higher note, he changes the vowel from [e] to [a], lowering the second formant to the more accessible third harmonic.
There are three basic sections of the frequency multiplier: the harmonic generation section, a filter section and an amplifier for the third harmonic.
In the second note, the third harmonic has some energy.
As a result, the level of the second harmonic shows a minimum at the beginning of the output power saturation (due to partial cancellation of the two non-linear contributions) along with a noticeable increase in the third harmonic content.
This recently proposed class of operation features an open circuit termination for the second harmonic and a near short circuit termination for the third harmonic.

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