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Seeking maximum linearity of transfer functions

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Silva, Filipi N. ; Comin, Cesar H. ; Costa, Luciano da F.
Número total de Autores: 3
Tipo de documento: Artigo Científico
Fonte: Review of Scientific Instruments; v. 87, n. 12 DEC 2016.
Citações Web of Science: 2

Linearity is an important and frequently sought property in electronics and instrumentation. Here, we report a method capable of, given a transfer function (theoretical or derived from some real system), identifying the respective most linear region of operation with a fixed width. This methodology, which is based on least squares regression and systematic consideration of all possible regions, has been illustrated with respect to both an analytical (sigmoid transfer function) and a simple situation involving experimental data of a low-power, one-stage class A transistor current amplifier. Such an approach, which has been addressed in terms of transfer functions derived from experimentally obtained characteristic surface, also yielded contributions such as the estimation of local constants of the device, as opposed to typically considered average values. The reported method and results pave the way to several further applications in other types of devices and systems, intelligent control operation, and other areas such as identifying regions of power law behavior. Published by AIP Publishing. (AU)

Processo FAPESP: 15/18942-8 - Associando Redes Complexas com Espaços Efetivos de Atributos
Beneficiário:Cesar Henrique Comin
Linha de fomento: Bolsas no Brasil - Pós-Doutorado
Processo FAPESP: 11/50761-2 - Modelos e métodos de e-Science para ciências da vida e agrárias
Beneficiário:Roberto Marcondes Cesar Junior
Linha de fomento: Auxílio à Pesquisa - Temático
Processo FAPESP: 15/08003-4 - Abordagem de redes complexas em e-Science e dados dinâmicos
Beneficiário:Filipi Nascimento Silva
Linha de fomento: Bolsas no Brasil - Pós-Doutorado