FWOTOM823 - BLA-based Design and Analysis of VCO-based Sigma-Delta Modulators

Abstract

Nonlinear system theory is involved. The available theoretical frameworks depend on the assumed system properties and the applied signals. An example is the Volterra theory framework which uses a series expansion of the system’s behaviour around an operating point. This operating point can be fixed (classical Volterra theory), periodically varying, or can consist of an expansion around a reference signal. Volterra series expansions have the advantage to be a direct extension of the linear system theory, but have the disadvantage that they often lead to complex expressions and that they can only describe weakly nonlinear systems.

Promoter

Gerd Vandersteen
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