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Proceedings of the IEEE

Issue 9 • Date Sept. 1978

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  • [Front cover and table of contents]

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): c1
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  • Scanning the issue

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 995
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  • Relationships between digital signal processing and control and estimation theory

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):996 - 1017
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    The purpose of this paper is to explore several current research directions in the fields of digital signal processing and modern control and estimation theory. We examine topics such as stability theory, linear prediction, and parameter identification, system synthesis and implementation, two-dimensional filtering, decentralized control and estimation, and image processing, in order to uncover so... View full abstract»

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  • Stability of multidimensional scalar and matrix polynomials

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1018 - 1047
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    A comprehensive study of multidimensional stability and related problems of scalar and matrix polynomials is presented in this survey paper. In particular, applications of this study to stability of multidimensional recursive digital and continuous filters, to synthesis of network with commensurate and noncommensurate transmission lines, and to numerical stability of stiff differential equations a... View full abstract»

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  • Characterization of phase and frequency instabilities in precision frequency sources: Fifteen years of progress

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1048 - 1075
    Cited by:  Papers (166)  |  Patents (1)
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    Precision frequency sources such as quartz oscillators, masers, and passive atomic frequency standards are affected by phase and frequency instabilities including both random and deterministic components. It is of prime importance to have a comprehensive characterization of these instabilities in order to be able to assess the potential utility of each source. For that purpose, many parameters hav... View full abstract»

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  • Calculation of distributed resistive structures

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1077 - 1079
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    A new method for calculation of distributed resistive structures is presented. This method is based on the conformal mapping of the distributed domain on the complex half-plane and the determination of the complex potential function as a solution of a Dirichlet problem. The method can be used in all cases when the distributed structure can be approximated with domains having conducting terminals s... View full abstract»

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  • Dephasing measure in the diffraction by a hologram grating

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1079 - 1080
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    For the plane wave diffraction by a dielectric hologram grating, the angular and the wavelength sensitivity measures are systematically deduced and compared with the previous results. View full abstract»

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  • Boundary conditions for a thick hologram grating

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1080 - 1082
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    The phenomenological boundary conditions for the slowly varying amplitudes of the electromagnetic fields diffracted by a thick hologram grating are deduced from the solution of the full electro-magnetic boundary value problem. View full abstract»

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  • On digital filter structures with low coefficient sensitivities

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1082 - 1083
    Cited by:  Papers (18)  |  Patents (1)
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    A simple network transformation method is proposed to generate equivalent digital filter structures whose multiplier coefficients are functions of the parameters of the transformation. An application of this proposed approach, illustrated here, is in generating structures with low coefficient sensitivities. View full abstract»

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  • Inverse complementary network theorem

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1083 - 1084
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    An inverse complementary network theorem is stated and proved. Its application in active RC synthesis of any transfer impedance is given. View full abstract»

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  • A simple formula for energy calculations

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1084 - 1085
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    This paper presents a simple formula for evaluating an often encountered integral when calculating energy related quantities in linear systems. Examples are included. View full abstract»

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  • Maximum power obtainable in a nonlinear system

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1085 - 1086
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    This paper presents a new condition to derive a maximum output power from a generator with a nonlinear output conductance to a nonlinear load. This condition is satisfied with a formula that an output differential conductance is equal to the load conductance. This formula would be quite useful for a design of high-power amplifiers and oscillators. View full abstract»

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  • Two-dimensional FIR digital filters with maximally flat magnitude

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1086 - 1088
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    Generation of a class of maximally flat magnitude two-dimensional FIR functions employing McClellan transformation is described and their properties are discussed. View full abstract»

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  • On a new soliton line constructed from an equivalent circuit of undamped spiking of lasers

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1088 - 1089
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    A new nonlinear transmission line is constructed from the ladder connections of the equivalent tank circuit of undamped spiking of lasers which is a nonconservative oscillatory system. The computer experiments reveal that solitary waves propagate on the line showing soliton-like nature. View full abstract»

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  • A grounded inductance simulation using the DVCCS/DVCVS

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1089 - 1091
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    A new economical active RC realization of a grounded inductance using the DVCCS/DVCVS as the active element is given. The circuit uses a single grounded capacitor which controls the magnitude of the inductor. Sensitivities to all passive and active circuit components are very low. Application of the simulated inductance in the realization of a canonic selective parallel resonator is discussed. View full abstract»

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  • A perfect positive integrator using extremely low capacitance

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 1091
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    A perfect positive integrator using a single grounded capacitor of extremely low value is described. A single resistance controlled (SRC) gain constant is another advantage of the circuit. View full abstract»

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  • Programmable CTD filters using pulse duration modulation

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1091 - 1093
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    A CTD filter is synthesized using a simple programmable coefficient policy. This policy is suitable for on-line operation and possesses a simple hardware realization. Experimental results are presented to demonstrate the potential of the proposed method. View full abstract»

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  • Mean power of the components of a Rice fading signal determined from measurements

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1094 - 1095
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    A method is provided for estimating the mean power of each of the two components of a Rice fading signal, given measurements of the mean and standard deviation of the total signal power. View full abstract»

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  • Improvement of signal-to-noise ratio in an ideal bandpass limiter with a hysteresis

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1095 - 1096
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    A sinusoidal signal and Gaussian noise lying in a narrow bandpass through an ideal limiter with a hysteresis, followed by a filter that confines the output to the vicinity of the input frequencies. It is indicated by experiments that a significant improvement in the output SNR at low input SNR can be achieved by this nonlinear device. View full abstract»

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  • A method for increasing the number of majority multiplexed channels

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1096 - 1097
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    A majority multiplexing method for multiplexing some moderately large number of binary data channels is proposed. It is shown that the number of channels can be increased if the transmitted signal is formed by using a two-stage transformation process. A suitable detection process for recovering the binary data elements is established. Results of computer studies on the performance of the method in... View full abstract»

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  • Improved mercury arc lamps

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1098 - 1099
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    The devitrification problem of capillary high pressure mercury lamps is shown to be caused by impurities in the natural quartz. It is shown that this problem may be solved by using synthetic quartz of low OH-content. An improvement of lamp life by an order of magnitude appears to be possible. View full abstract»

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  • Spectrum management techniques

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 1100
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  • Microwave system engineering principles

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1100 - 1101
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  • Signal analysis

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s):1101 - 1102
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  • Introduction to filter theory

    Publication Year: 1978, Page(s): 1101
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