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Harmonic arbitrary waveform generator

United States Patent

9,829,910
November 28, 2017
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High frequency arbitrary waveforms have applications in radar, communications, medical imaging, therapy, electronic warfare, and charged particle acceleration and control. State of the art arbitrary waveform generators are limited in the frequency they can operate by the speed of the Digital to Analog converters that directly create their arbitrary waveforms. The architecture of the Harmonic Arbitrary Waveform Generator allows the phase and amplitude of the high frequency content of waveforms to be controlled without taxing the Digital to Analog converters that control them. The Harmonic Arbitrary Waveform Generator converts a high frequency input, into a precision, adjustable, high frequency arbitrary waveform.
Roberts; Brock Franklin (Albuquerque, NM)
14/ 544,534
January 16, 2015
FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH This invention has been reduced to practice thanks to the Department of Energy's Office of Science, Nuclear Physics program, and the Small Business Innovative Research program, grant number DE-SC0009509.