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Noise in Electron Devices

Cover Image Copyright Year: 2003
Author(s): Louis D. Smullin; Hermann A. Haus
Publisher: MIT Press
Content Type : Books & eBooks
Topics: Components, Circuits, Devices & Systems
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Abstract

A symposium on noise, stressing mathematical theory and basic physical phenomena, and covering such topics as cathode noise phenomena, signal amplification in microwave tubes, solid-state noise, and methods of designing low-noise tubes.

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      Frontmatter

      Louis D. Smullin ; Hermann A. Haus Page(s): i - xvi
      Copyright Year: 2003

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      This chapter contains sections titled: Half Title, Technology Press Books in Science and Engineering, Title, Copyright, Preface, Contributors, Contents View full abstract»

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      Shot Noise from Thermionic Cathodes

      Louis D. Smullin ; Hermann A. Haus Page(s): 1 - 44
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction, Steady-State Conditions for Space-Charge-Limited Flow, Noise Properties of an Electron Stream at the Surface of the Cathode, Space-Charge Reduction of Noise Using the Single-Velocity Approximation, Space-Charge-Limited Noise for Diodes with Short Transit Angles, Discussion of Emission Noise at High Frequencies When the Transit Time Is Not Small, References View full abstract»

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      Low-Frequency Noise in Vacuum Tubes (Flicker Effect)

      Louis D. Smullin ; Hermann A. Haus Page(s): 45 - 76
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction, Theory of Flicker Noise, Influence of Tube Dimensions and of Operating Conditions, Influence of Cathode Material, Poisoning, Noise in Other Types of Cathodes, Present State of the Theory, References View full abstract»

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      Signal and Noise Propagation along Electron Beams

      Louis D. Smullin ; Hermann A. Haus Page(s): 77 - 153
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Analysis of Signal Propagation along Electron Beams, Matrix Representation of Microwave Amplifiers, Noise in Electron Beams, The Minimum Obtainable Noise Figure, Appendix, References View full abstract»

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      Noise in Grid-Control Tubes

      Louis D. Smullin ; Hermann A. Haus Page(s): 154 - 218
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Sources of Noise in Grid-Control Tubes, Network Calculations Involving Noise Sources, The Measurement of Tube Noise, References View full abstract»

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      Low-Noise Traveling-Wave Tubes

      Louis D. Smullin ; Hermann A. Haus Page(s): 219 - 310
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction, The Various Causes of Noise in Beam-Type Amplifiers, Noise Theory of the Traveling-Wave Tube, Low-Noise Electron Guns, Causes of Additional Noise, Methods for Measuring Beam Noisiness and Amplifier Noise Factor, Design, Construction, and Performance of Low-Noise Traveling-Wave Tubes, References View full abstract»

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      Semiconductor Noise

      Louis D. Smullin ; Hermann A. Haus Page(s): 311 - 343
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction, Shot Noise Due to Drifting Carriers, Shot Noise Due to Diffusing Carriers, References View full abstract»

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      Noise in Transistors

      Louis D. Smullin ; Hermann A. Haus Page(s): 344 - 406
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      This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction, Diffusion Theory of the Junction Transistor, Diffusion-Recombination Noise, 1/f Surface Noise, Design of Low-Noise Transistor Amplifiers, Irradiation Noise, Summmary, References View full abstract»

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      Index

      Louis D. Smullin ; Hermann A. Haus Page(s): 407 - 413
      Copyright Year: 2003

      MIT Press eBook Chapters

      This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction, Diffusion Theory of the Junction Transistor, Diffusion-Recombination Noise, 1/f Surface Noise, Design of Low-Noise Transistor Amplifiers, Irradiation Noise, Summmary, References View full abstract»