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Electrical Solitons: Theory, Design, and Applications / Edition 1

Electrical Solitons: Theory, Design, and Applications / Edition 1

by David S. Ricketts, Donhee Ham
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ISBN-13: 9781439829806
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/20/2010
Series: Devices, Circuits, and Systems Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

David S. Ricketts is an Assistant Professor of ECE at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Table of Contents

I Electrical Solitons: Theory


The "Solitons"

A Brief Overview and History of the Soliton

The KdV Soliton

The Solitary Wave Solution

The Periodic Soliton: The Cnoidal Wave Solution

Transient Dynamics of the KdV

The Heart of the Soliton: Inverse Scattering

Inverse Scattering Method

A Math Problem

KdV Solution via the Inverse Scattering Method

Solution of the KdV Initial Value Problem

Asymptotic Solution to the Inverse Scattering Method

Soliton Defnition

Transient Solutions of the KdV

The Three Faces of the KdV Soliton

Conservative and Dissipative Soliton Systems

Conservation Laws

The Lossy KdV

II Electrical Solitons: Design

Electrical Nonlinear Transmission Line and Electrical Solitons

The Nonlinear Transmission Line

Toda Lattice

NLTL Lattice

KdV Approximation of the NLTL

The Lossy NLTL

The Electrical Soliton in the Lab, M.W. Chen and E. Shi

Toda Lattice, NLTL Lattice and KdV Solitons

Scaling and Transformations: Lab ! NLTL ! KdV

NLTL Characterization

Inverse Scattering on the NLTL

Soliton Damping on the NLTL

Numerical Accuracy

III Electrical Solitons: Application

NLTL as a Two-Port System, X. Li and M.W. Chen

Pulse Compression and Tapered NLTL

Shockwave NLTL

Harmonic Generation

The Soliton Oscillator

Basic Topology

Instability Mechanisms

Identifcation of Three Instability Mechanisms

NLTL Soliton Oscillator | Working Model

System Design and Amplifier Dynamics

The Circular Soliton Oscillator

CMOS, Low MHz Prototype

Bipolar, Microwave Prototype

CMOS, Chip-scale, GHz Prototype

The Reection Soliton Oscillator, O.O. Yildirim

Operating Principle

Amplifier Design


Comparison with Haus’s Oscillator

Chaotic Soliton Oscillator and Chaotic Communications, O.O. Yildirim, N. Sun, and X. Li

Chaos and Chaotic Communications

Chaotic Soliton Oscillator

Simulation of the Chaotic Soliton Oscillator

Simulation of Chaotic Binary Communication

Phase Noise of Soliton Oscillators, X. Li

Phase Noise Fundamentals

Phase Noise Due to Direct Phase Perturbation

Amplitude-to-Phase Noise Conversion

Experimental Verification

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