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Post subject: Questions about some equations in Rohde's
book Posted: Thu Oct 30, 2008 10:41 am
Mon Apr 10, 2006 12:43 pm
some questions about an equation in Rohde's book - Communications Receivers
(2nd Edition). I am hoping someone can help me unlock my brain.
My first question deals with figures 3.2a and 3.2b (Page 96).
Signal generator (Eg) -> source impedance
(Zg) -> voltage noise source 1 (En1) -> noise free network ->
voltage noise source 2 (En2) -> load impedance (Zl)
Signal generator (Eg) -> source impedance (Zg) -> voltage
noise source (En)-> current noise source (In) -> noise free network
-> load impedance (Zl)
The noise free network is described
by Z-parameters (Z11, Z12, and Z22)
On page 101 the authors
state that the output voltage source (En2) can be replaced by an input
voltage source that will produce the same output. The source they come
up with is -(E11 + Zg)(En2/Z21). They continue by saying that the open
circuit voltage ZgEn2)/Z21)] is just that from an input current source
How do they get the source -(E11 + Zg)(En2/Z21)?
My brain is stuck on this problem and to make matters really
annoying I have solved this problem in the past.
Thank you for
your time and help.