Nonlinear Stability Analysis of Microwave Oscillators Using Circuit Envelope Technique

Hamid VAHDATI  Abdolali ABDIPOUR  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E92-C   No.2   pp.275-277
Publication Date: 2009/02/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1353
DOI: 10.1587/transele.E92.C.275
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Microwaves, Millimeter-Waves
nonlinear circuits,  oscillation stability,  circuit envelope simulation,  

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In this paper, a criterion for nonlinear stability analysis of microwave oscillator has been devised. The circuit envelope method has been used for analyzing the perturbed circuit. The proposed approach is evaluated by analyzing the nonlinear stability of a practical FET oscillator.