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Publication Citation: Expanding Definitions of Gain by Taking Harmonic Content into Account

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Author(s): Jeffrey A. Jargon; Kuldip Gupta; Alessandro Cidronali; Donald C. DeGroot;
Title: Expanding Definitions of Gain by Taking Harmonic Content into Account
Published: September 01, 2003
Abstract: We expand the definitions of power gain, transducer gain, and available gain by taking harmonic content into account. Furthermore, we show that under special conditions, these expanded definitions of gain can be expressed in terms of nonlinear large-signal scattering parameters. Finally, we provide an example showing how these expanded forms of gain and nonlinear large-signal scattering parameters can provide us with valuable information regarding the behavior of nonlinear models.
Citation: International Journal of Rf and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering
Volume: 13
Pages: pp. 357 - 369
Keywords: available gain;expand;harmonic;large-signal;nonlinear;power gain;scattering parameter;transducer gain
Research Areas: Microwave Measurement Services