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Soliton quenching NLTL impulse circuit with a pulse forming network at the output

United States Patent

5,804,921
September 8, 1998
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An impulse forming circuit is disclosed which produces a clean impulse from a nonlinear transmission line compressed step function without customary soliton ringing by means of a localized pulse shaping and differentiating network which shunts the nonlinear transmission line output to ground.
McEwan; Thomas E. (Livermore, CA), Dallum; Gregory E. (Livermore, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
08/ 614,408
March 12, 1996
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-7405-ENG-48 between the United States Department of Energy and the University of California for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.