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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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The Optichron[R] proprietary Turbolinear[TM] technology corrects for nonlinear distortion, a problem present in all signal processing systems, thus enabling higher signal quality for the implementation of faster, more efficient and lower cost systems.
The company's Linearizer IC and Analog to Digital Converter (ADC) modules, based on the proprietary Turbolinear(TM) technology, correct for nonlinear distortion generated in high-speed analog-to-digital converters.
The Linearizer removes the nonlinear distortion present in the ADC and amplifier, with an unparalleled improvement in SFDR -- up to 25 dB over ADCs that are not powered by Turbolinear(TM) technology.
Optichron's Linearizer IC is a prime example of the integration of digital circuitry to solve the problem of nonlinear distortion in analog systems.
Optichron's advanced semiconductor products eliminate nonlinear distortion generated in ADCs to improve performance, precision and efficiency in a broad range of communication, medical and industrial applications.
The company's Linearizer IC family, based on the proprietary Turbolinear(TM) technology, corrects for nonlinear distortion generated in high-speed analog-to-digital converters.
Turbolinear(TM) technology allows engineers to utilize versatile filter architectures that eliminate nonlinear distortion in a way that is both cost-effective and easy to implement in low-power semiconductor products.
Turbolinear(TM) signal processing technology is Optichron's proprietary approach to solving the nonlinear distortion problem that occurs in communications channels and mixed-signal environments.
The key component in Optichron's modules, the Linearizer, powered by Turbolinear(TM) technology, removes nonlinear distortion present in the ADC as well as the amplifier," said Suresh Ram, director of Product Marketing for Optichron.
LEAF fiber's industry-leading large effective area design allows Carrier1 to achieve greater distances, higher capacity and larger cost savings, while reducing nonlinear distortions that can degrade overall system performance.

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