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Document Type

Campus Access

Degree Program

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Degree Type

Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (M.S.E.C.E.)

Year Degree Awarded

2011

Month Degree Awarded

May

Keywords

Delay lines, optimization, greater delay for given order and frequency

Abstract

There has been a tremendous growth in the computer, television and RADAR fields. As a result, demands on the components that give time control over pulse information have led to the development of a great variety of delay lines. Delay lines are used in the systems that relate electrical information to time like computers, television, telemetering systems, guiding missiles, navigating systems, identifying coders and decoders, radar systems and video tape recorders are typical systems that use delay lines. Delay lines are also used in electronic objects for making decision point, in sound reinforcements. In a delay network, for a given bandwidth, the amount of delay increases as the order increases. Therefore we propose an idea of optimizing the poles of the filter in order to get more delay over a given order and bandwidth.

First Advisor

Dev Vrat Gupta

Second Advisor

Zhiguo Lai

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