Finding Nonconvex Hulls of QFT Templates

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Edward Boje

Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Natal, Durban, 4041, South Africa e-mail: boje@eng.und.ac.za

J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control 122(1), 230-231 (Dec 28, 1998) (2 pages) doi:10.1115/1.482469 History: Received December 28, 1998
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Inverse Nichols chart showing curvature of M=0 dB and M=−6 dB
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Relationship between specification in dB and minimum radius (in nepers or radians) on the log-polar plane
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Template illustrated before removal of interior points—1000 points
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Template after removal of interior points—220 points



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