# Conventional Techniques for Maximizing Cycle Lengths

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## Abstract

In this chapter, we review conventional stochastic and deterministic techniques that guarantee long cycles. First we explain the dithering approach, which belongs to the class of stochastic techniques. Then, we explain two deterministic techniques, namely setting the internal registers to predefined initial values and using prime modulus quantizers. These techniques yield longer cycles and thereby reduce the undesirable tones in the spectrum that arise when the period of the quantization error signal is short.

## Keywords

Cycle Length Order Modulator Quantizer Error Quantization Noise Noise Floor
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