Applications of Parametric Circuits

  • Karl-Heinz Löcherer
  • Claus-Dieter Brandt
Part of the Springer Series in Electrophysics book series (SSEP, volume 6)


After the thorough representation of the theoretical fundamentals of parametric circuits, we shall now give a short survey of the various fields of practical applications. With respect to current developments, we shall confine ourselves to examples of amplifiers and converters which have been developed and built during the last few years, and discuss their technical peculiarities as well as their advantages and drawbacks. Moreover, we will briefly mention some promising concepts which are still being tried out experimentally. Among these systems, the parametric amplifier (paramp) is of dominant importance; for this reason we shall dedicate the largest scope in the subsequent considerations to it.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karl-Heinz Löcherer
    • 1
  • Claus-Dieter Brandt
    • 1
  1. 1.Lehrstuhl und Institut für HochfrequenztechnikTechnische Universität HannoverHannover 1Fed. Rep. of Germany

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