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Noise in Large-Signal Operation

  • Fabrizio Bonani
  • Giovanni Ghione
Part of the Springer Series in ADVANCED MICROELECTRONICS book series (MICROELECTR., volume 7)

Abstract

Large-signal (LS) periodic or quasi-periodic device operation is customarily defined as the operation regime characterized by electrical signals made of a superposition of harmonic components, often named tones as well. Such signals are large enough to require a complete, time-varying device analysis, meaning that the basic assumption of small-signal operation, i.e. that the time-dependent signals are a linear perturbation of the DC operating point, is no longer valid.

Keywords

Noise Source Constitutive Relationship Frequency Conversion Harmonic Balance Noise Analysis 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fabrizio Bonani
    • 1
  • Giovanni Ghione
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di ElettronicaPolitecnico di TorinoTorinoItaly

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