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LinearityThis section adapted from: Rohde, Ulrich L., and Matthias Rudolph, RF/Microwave Circuit Design for Wireless Applications, 2nd ed., Wiley, Hoboken, NJ, 2013.Consistent with the discussion of linearity questions above, the following is a quick refresher on what must be considered in amplifiers.
Dynamic Range, Compression, and IMO An amplifier's dynamic range is related to the minimum discernible signal and the 1 dB compression point according to the equation
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dr. h.c. mult. Ulrich L. Rohde; Jerry C. Whitaker; Hans Zahnd: Communications Receivers: Principles and Design, Fourth Edition. Linearity, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2017), AccessEngineering Export