Accession Number:

ADA433493

Title:

Ultra-Wide Band Waveform Generation Using a Novel Nonlinear Oscillator

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

ARMY AVIATION AND MISSILE COMMAND REDSTONE ARSENAL AL MISSILE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER

Report Date:

2004-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

We report the experimental implementation of a novel device for producing ultra-wide bandwidth waveforms. The device is a chaotic electronic circuit consisting of a length of coaxial cable terminated on one end with a diode and on the other with a negative resistor. We observe the dynamics of the device as the negative resistance and line length are varied. The system produces ultra-wide band chaotic oscillations with a tuneable peak frequency in the range 7-53 MHz.

Subject Categories:

  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE