Basic terminology

  • Piet Wambacq
  • Willy Sansen
Part of the The Kluwer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 451)


For many analog integrated circuits the performance with respect to their nonlinear behavior is often expressed in terms of parameters that are measured in the frequency domain. These parameters are defined in this chapter.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Piet Wambacq
    • 1
  • Willy Sansen
    • 2
  1. 1.IMECLeuvenBelgium
  2. 2.Katholieke Universiteit LeuvenBelgium

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