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Radio Frequency Electronic
Distortion
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Distortion
Every phenomenom which changes the original
characteristiscs of a signal.
It can be linear, weakly nonlinear, nonlinear.
It can be observed in amplitude, phase, frequency
response,etc.
It can produce harmonics intermodulation,
crossmodulation, etc.
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A first glance
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A first glance (2)
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A nonlinear amplifier
Low frequency amplifiers, where its response can be
considered independent on the frequency, can be modeled
as:
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Distortion and feedback
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Distortion and feedback (2)
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Distortion and feedback (3)
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Distortion and feedback (4)
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Applying the results
Consider a non-inverter amplifier as a study case
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Applying the results (2)
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Another example
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Class exercise
Considering the exponential relationship between
the collector current and the base-emitter voltage
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circuit of previous slide.
Obs.: Use the results developed!
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Bibliography
Piet Wambacq, Willy M.C. Sansen, Distortion Analysis of
Analog Integrated Circuits, Springer, 1998.
Donald O. Pederson, Kartikeya Mayaram, Analog Integrated
Circuits for Communication: Principles, Simulation and
Design, Springer, 2
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edition, 2007