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Cubic Soft Clipper

In §9.1.6, we used the cubic soft-clipper to simulate amplifier distortion:


$\displaystyle f(x) = \left\{\begin{array}{ll}
-\frac{2}{3}, & x\leq -1 \\ [5pt]...
...{3}, & -1 \leq x \leq 1 \\ [5pt]
\frac{2}{3}, & x\geq 1 \\
\end{array}\right.
$

This function is diagrammed in Fig.6.22. It is non-invertible when driven into ``hard clipping''.
Figure 6.22: Cubic nonlinearity.
\includegraphics[width=3in]{eps/cnlCopy}

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