High-Speed Pulse Techniques - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080187730, 9781483105482

High-Speed Pulse Techniques

1st Edition

Authors: J. A. Coekin
Editors: P. Hammond
eBook ISBN: 9781483105482
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1975
Page Count: 232
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High-Speed Pulse Techniques covers the many aspects of technique in digital electronics and encompass some of the more fundamental factors that apply to all digital systems.
The book describes the nature of pulse signals and their deliberate or inadvertent processing in networks, transmission lines and transformers, and then examines the characteristics and transient performance of semiconductor devices and integrated circuits. Some of the problems associated with the assembly of these into viable systems operating at ultra high speed are also looked at. The book examines the transients and waveshaping in linear circuits; the steady-state and transient characteristics of the diode switch; and the two most useful diode waveshaping functions, clipping and clamping circuits. The characteristics of distributed-parameter transmission lines with and without losses and their implications in digital systems are also considered. The book then tackles transformer pulse response; bipolar and unipolar transistor transient response; and the characteristics of subnanosecond switching diodes and of high-speed logic. The text describes the implementation of high-speed systems as well.
Students and practicing electronics and computer systems engineers will find the book useful.

Table of Contents


1. The Time and Frequency Domains

1.1 Introduction

1.2 The Nomenclature of Pulse Techniques

1.3 Pulse Spectra

1.4 Problems

1.5 References

1.6 Bibliography

2. Transients and Waveshaping in Linear Circuits

2.1 Basic Principles

2.2 The High-Pass Circuit Model

2.3 The Low-Pass Circuit Model

2.4 Exponential Inputs-Cascaded Circuits

2.5 Attenuators

2.6 RLC Circuits

2.7 Problems

2.8 References

3. The Practical Diode Switch

3.1 Steady-State Characteristics

3.2 Integrated Transistors as Diodes

3.3 Transient Characteristics

3.4 Charge Control Calculations

3.5 Some Practical Diodes

3.6 The Schottky Barrier (Hot Carrier) Diode

3.7 Reducing Charge Storage Time

3.8 Problems

3.9 References

4. Diode Clipping and Clamping Circuits

4.1 Transfer Characteristics and Clipping

4.2 Clipping and Pick-off Circuits

4.3 Clamping and DC Restoration

4.4 Problems

5. Pulses on Transmission Lines

5.1 Transmission Line Types and Parameters

5.2 Matching and Reflections

5.3 Inductive and Capacitive Terminations

5.4 Losses

5.5 Coaxial Cable Response

5.6 Microstrip

5.7 Non-Uniform Lines

5.8 Pulse Generation and Shaping

5.9 Problems

5.10 References

6. Pulse Transformers

6.1 Equivalent Circuits

6.2 Rise Time Response

6.3 Pulse Top Transmission

6.4 Trailing Edge Response

6.5 Nonlinear Source and Load Resistance

6.6 Effects of Core Materials and Geometry

6.7 Transmission Line Transformers

6.8 Design Procedures

6.9 Problems

6.10 References

7. Bipolar and Unipolar Transistor Transient Response

7.1 Charge Control in the Bipolar Transistor

7.1.1 Transition capacitances and delay Time

7.1.2 Rise Time

7.1.3 Storage Time

7.1.4 Fall Time

7.1.5 Effects of a Base Speed-Up Capacitance

7.1.6 Provision and Measurement of Switching Parameters

7.1.7 A Worked Example

7.2 MOSFET Switching Characteristics

7.2.1 The MOSFET with a Linear-Resistance Load

7.2.2 Another p-Channel MOSFET as Load

7.2.3 Using a p-Channel MOSFET as load with its Substrate Grounded

7.2.4 Using a Complementary n-Channel MOSFET as Load

7.3 Problems

7.4 References

8. Subnanosecond Switching Diodes

8.1 The Step-Recovery Diode

8.2 The Tunnel (Esaki) Diode

8.3 The Gunn Diode

8.4 References

9.1 Transistor-Transistor Logic

9.2 Emitter-Coupled Logic

9.3 MOS Logic

9.4 Integrated Injection Logic

9.5 Charge-Coupled Devices

9.6 Trends

9.7 References

10. The Implementation of High-Speed Systems

10.1 IC Packaging and Discrete Components

10.2 Printed Circuit Boards

10.3 The Distribution of Ground, Supplies and Signal Lines

10.4 Interconnections

10.5 Temperature Effects

10.6 References

Appendix 1. Additional References

Appendix 2. A Selection of Trigonometrical Functions, Integrals and Laplace Transforms

Appendix 3. Autocorrelation, Power Spectra and Random




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About the Author

J. A. Coekin

About the Editor

P. Hammond

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Southampton

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