sawtooth generator

sawtooth generator

[′sȯ‚tüth ′jen·ə‚rād·ər]
(electronics)
A generator whose output voltage has a sawtooth waveform; used to produce sweep voltages for cathode-ray tubes.
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The control circuitry, as well as special modulated sawtooth generator, was realized using common SIMULINK blocks and Embeded Matlab Function block.
The already mentioned virtual sawtooth generator was remodeled in order to extend its potential and make it possible to use also aperiodic modulating signals of any kind.
To implement the spread spectrum technique to the switch of this PFC, specific reference sawtooth generator block (that defines the switching frequency [f.