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The 'Median' Method for the Reduction of Noise and Trigger Jitter on Waveform Data



Nicholas Paulter, Donald R. Larson


The 'median' method for the reduction of the effect of noise and trigger jitter on waveform data is described. The effectiveness of this method was examined using simulations and experiments and, for typical jitter and noise observed in electrical pulse metrology, is shown to provide reconstructed waveforms with transition durations that accurately match those of the input signal. Also, for aberrations, an upper bound on the error in the amplitude of the aberration is provided
Journal of Research (NIST JRES) -


aberration, median, median method, noise, overshoot, transition duration, trigger jitter, waveform


Paulter, N. and Larson, D. (2005), The 'Median' Method for the Reduction of Noise and Trigger Jitter on Waveform Data, Journal of Research (NIST JRES), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed June 20, 2024)


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Created August 31, 2005, Updated October 12, 2021