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Efficient performance simulation of class D amplifier output stages

Nyboe, Flemming; Risbo, Lars and Andreani, Pietro LU (2005) In 23rd NORCHIP Conference, 2005. p.32-35
Abstract
Straightforward simulation of amplifier distortion involves transient simulation of operation on a sine wave input signal, and a subsequent FFT of the output voltage. This approach is very slow on class D amplifiers, since the switching behavior forces simulation time steps that are many orders of magnitude smaller than the duration of one period of an audio sine wave. This work presents a method of simulating the amplifier transfer characteristic using a minimum amount of simulation time, and then deriving THD from the results.
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23rd NORCHIP Conference, 2005.
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1-4244-0064-3
DOI
10.1109/NORCHP.2005.1596982
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English
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  abstract     = {Straightforward simulation of amplifier distortion involves transient simulation of operation on a sine wave input signal, and a subsequent FFT of the output voltage. This approach is very slow on class D amplifiers, since the switching behavior forces simulation time steps that are many orders of magnitude smaller than the duration of one period of an audio sine wave. This work presents a method of simulating the amplifier transfer characteristic using a minimum amount of simulation time, and then deriving THD from the results.},
  author       = {Nyboe, Flemming and Risbo, Lars and Andreani, Pietro},
  isbn         = {1-4244-0064-3},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {32--35},
  series       = {23rd NORCHIP Conference, 2005.},
  title        = {Efficient performance simulation of class D amplifier output stages},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/NORCHP.2005.1596982},
  year         = {2005},
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