ramp generator

ramp generator

[′ramp ‚jen·ə‚rād·ər]
(electronics)
A circuit that generates a sweep voltage which increases linearly in value during one cycle of sweep, then returns to zero suddenly to start the next cycle.
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This is achieved with the addition of the Programmable Ramp Generator (PRG), which automates slope and ramp compensation, increases stability and efficiencies in hybrid power conversion applications.
Contract notice: Ramp generator compression pulsed high power multi mega amps.
Both offer a built-in ramp generator for autonomous positioning and speed control as well as on-the-fly parameter adjustment.
A typical Freescale RF front-end solution consists of a transmitter chip with an integrated PLL, power amplifier and local oscillator (LO) output and an on-chip ramp generator, along with one or several multi-channel receivers that provide the low-noise down-conversion of the radar signals into the intermediate frequencies (IF) domain.