nonlinear distortion


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nonlinear distortion

[′nän‚lin·ē·ər di′stȯr·shən]
(electronics)
Distortion in which the output of a system or component does not have the desired linear relation to the input.
(engineering acoustics)
The ratio of the total root-mean-square (rms) harmonic distortion output of a microphone to the rms value of the fundamental component of the output.
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Self-Interference Cancellation with Nonlinear Distortion Suppression for Full-Duplex Systems, "Signals, Systems and Computers, 2013 Asilomar Conference on, pp: 1199-1203.
The nonlinear distortion is the concern in the measurement, and the immunity result with the Vpp failure criterion cannot reflect the actual threshold of the ADC.
In this book, the author describes the principles of modeling and simulation of nonlinear distortion in single and multichannel wireless communication systems using both deterministic and stochastic signals.
The authors have organized the main body of their text in five chapters devoted to an introduction to the analytical evaluation of nonlinear distortion effects, multicarrier transmission, nonlinear distortion of Gaussian signals, accuracy of the Gaussian approximation for the evaluation of nonlinear effects, and nonlinear effects in specific multicarrier systems.
As there are numerous publications on CSO and CTB in coaxial networks, I am going to point out only the basic factors having effect on them--thermal noise brought in by the network; nonlinear distortions caused by the active devices; reflections and noise caused by other technical equipment.
in] characteristic, and can be explained as interactions between small- and large-signal nonlinear distortion, or between the device's mild and strong nonlinearities.
Castoldi, "Post-detection Nonlinear Distortion for Efficient MLSD in Optical Links," Opt.
The challenge, however, comes when the designer has to simultaneously match for gain and power while minimizing the nonlinear distortion introduced by the PA.
The CL1012 IC delivers the known benefits of MLSE - improved tolerance to chromatic dispersion (CD), polarization mode dispersion (PMD) and nonlinear distortion, impairments that are prevalent in telecom networks - in a 10x10 mm2 package that dissipates less than 2 watts of power, thereby enabling these benefits for the first time in a small form factor 300 pin transponder.
One of the most interesting innovations is the measurement of nonlinear distortion curves (PSK and QAM modulation) in a real-world environment.
Turbolinear[TM] Technology Eliminates Nonlinear Distortion for Wireless Performance Breakthroughs With Lower System, Design, and Operating Costs
Various techniques to analyze the second-order nonlinear distortion response have been described.

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