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.
Minimum of TF[R.sub.IM3 to IM5] (-27.6 dB) by IM3 injection is lower than that (-20.19 dB) of 2HD injection, and the total power of the nonlinear distortion component is lower; its optimizing effect on simultaneous suppression of IMD3 and IMD5 is quite obvious.
Furthermore, the spectrum of the input signal is estimated from the measurement value z with nonlinear distortion via solving the following optimization problem:
The nonlinear distortion is a harmonic distortion which is particularly harmful because of DC shift, and DC shift is generated by the accumulation of an asymmetrically rectified signal, which is caused by the voltage clamp diode in this case [12].
Sun, "Identification of Harmmerstein-Wiener system with application to compensation for nonlinear distortion," Proc.
He focused that in RoF networks, although system costs can be reduced by employing sub-carrier multiplexing (SCM), the influence of nonlinear distortion becomes large.
Nonlinear distortion within the DUT can lead to modulation of one frequency by the other.
In this article, in addition to the comparison of the performance for control functions in high frequency circuits, especially for those applications requiring relatively high power-handling capabilities, the nonlinear distortion characteristics of switches based on three different technologies are discussed and related to the problem of optimizing RF transmitter linearity.
A NIST scientist working with staff from Ohio University, examined how time-base distortion causes nonlinear distortion of the electrical waveforms measured by digital sampling instruments, such as digital voltmeters and multimeters, sampling waveform recorders and oscilloscopes.
The optical fibre channel is nonlinear, that is, its properties, namely its refractive index, is dependent on optical intensity, and at high power densities, the combination of nonlinear effects and dispersion leads to nonlinear distortion, limiting both achievable capacities, spectral efficiencies and distances.
Analytical Evaluation of Nonlinear Distortion Effects on Multicarrier Signals
Lo Schiavo, "Perturbation analysis of nonlinear distortion in analog integrated circuits," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I, vol.

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