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Issue 8 • Date Aug. 1984

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  • [Front cover and table of contents]

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): c1
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  • Scanning the issue

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 995
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  • A study of a class of detection waveforms having nearly ideal range—Doppler ambiguity properties

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):996 - 1009
    Cited by:  Papers (224)  |  Patents (19)
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    A special class of permutation matrices is considered. It is shown that these matrices may be beneficially used to determine the frequency-time pattern of a uniform pulse train. Proper choice of burst waveform parameters is shown to result in a detection wave-form having range and Doppler resolution properties consistent with the overall signal duration and bandwidth. The range-Doppler sidelobe pe... View full abstract»

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  • The fast Hartley transform

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):1010 - 1018
    Cited by:  Papers (161)  |  Patents (1)
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    A fast algorithm has been worked out for performing the Discrete Hartley Transform (DHT) of a data sequence of N elements in a time proportional to Nlog2N. The Fast Hartley Transform (FHT) is as fast as or faster than the Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) and serves for all the uses such as spectral analysis, digital processing, and convolution to which the FFT is at present applied. A new t... View full abstract»

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  • A review of opening switch technology for inductive energy storage

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):1019 - 1040
    Cited by:  Papers (47)  |  Patents (1)
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    A review of the state of the art in opening switches is presented. The general operating principles and present and potential future operating parameters for several switch categories are discussed. Among the switch categories described are: mechanical, solid state, vacuum arc, crossed field, fuse, explosive, plasma gun, superconducting, thermal, MHD instability, diffuse discharge, plasma erosion ... View full abstract»

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  • Armstrong on frequency modulation

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 1041
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  • A method of reducing disturbances in radio signaling by a system of frequency modulation

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):1042 - 1062
    Cited by:  Patents (1)
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    A new method of reducing the effects of all kinds of disturbances is described. The transmitting and receiving arrangements of the system, which makes use of frequency modulation, are shown in detail. The theory of the process by which noise reduction is obtained is discussed and an account is given of the practical realization of it in transmissions during the past year from the National Broadcas... View full abstract»

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  • Barrow on waveguide transmission

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 1063
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  • Transmission of electromagnetic waves in hollow tubes of metal

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):1064 - 1076
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    Electromagnetic energy may be transmitted through the inside of hollow tubes of metal, provided the frequency is greater than a certain critical value; this value is inversely proportional to the tube radius and to the dielectric coefficient for the tube interior. Calculations and measurements of the more important characteristics of this new kind of transmission system have been made, and the con... View full abstract»

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  • Wheeler on wide-band amplifiers

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 1077
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  • Wide-band amplifiers for television

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):1078 - 1086
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    The maximum uniform amplification that can be secured over a wide frequency band by means of a single vacuum tube is much greater than that of the usual simple circuits. It can be secured by either of two arrangements, one using an individual filter coupling each tube to the next, and the other using degenerative feedback in each stage to make the stage behave as a section of a confluent filter. I... View full abstract»

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  • Fields at the tip of an elliptic cone

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):1089 - 1091
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    The field singularities near the tip of an elliptic cone are presented. We prove that the electric field singularity depends on the first even Dirichlet eigenvalue while the first Neumann is related to the magnetic field singularity. Some data on the eigenvalues are given. View full abstract»

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  • Bilinear transformation and minimal order

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):1091 - 1092
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    It is shown that the minimal order of a multivariable transfer function remains invariant under the bilinear transformation. This property enables the extension of any technique for linear-order reduction of multivariable continuous-time systems to the discrete case. View full abstract»

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  • Sufficient conditions for instability of multidimensional discrete systems

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):1092 - 1093
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    Some new simple sufficient conditions were presented for the multidimensional part of the stability test of discrete multidimensional causal systems. However, it is shown in this letter that these conditions also violate the one-dimensional part of the stability test. Hence, they are sufficient conditions for instability of the system. View full abstract»

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  • Explicit formulas for the weighting coefficients of maximally flat nonrecursive digital filters

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 1092
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    An explicit formula is given for the weighting coefficients of maximally flat nonrecursive digital filters based on Miller's [1] design. A scheme is also presented for evaluating these coefficients with the minimum possible computation. View full abstract»

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  • On the relation between triangular matrix decomposition and linear interpolation

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):1093 - 1094
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    The December 1983 letter by C. W. Therrien concerning the relation between triangular matrix decomposition and linear prediction is extended to include linear interpolation. View full abstract»

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  • An information-theoretic proof of Burg's maximum entropy spectrum

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):1094 - 1096
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    It is known that the maximum entropy stationary Gaussian stochastic process, subject to a finite number of autocorrelation constraints, is the Gauss-Markov process of appropriate order. The associated spectrum is Burg's maximum entropy spectral density. We pose a somewhat broader entropy maximization problem, in which stationarity and normality are not assumed, and shift the burden of proof from t... View full abstract»

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  • A digital tachometer for measurement of very low speeds

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 1096
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    An induction-type digital tachometer in which the number of pulses is proportional to the speed is described. Even for very low speeds the number of pulses is high, making it very suitable for extremely low speed measurement. View full abstract»

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  • A solid-state controller for a wind-driven slip-ring induction generator

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):1097 - 1099
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    This letter describes an electronic technique for controlling a system-connected induction generator with wind turbine drive to extract maximum available power at all rotational speeds in the usable wind speed range. View full abstract»

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  • CRC handbook of clinical engineering (vol. 1): General principles

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):1100 - 1101
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  • Developing a data dictionary system

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):1101 - 1102
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  • Microprocessor interfacing

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 1101
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  • Integrated optics: Theory and technology (springer series in optical sciences, vol. 33)

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 1102
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  • Book alert

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):1102 - 1103
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  • [Back cover]

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): c4
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