AES Store

Journal Forum

Audibility of a CD-Standard A/DA/A Loop Inserted into High-Resolution Audio Playback - September 2007

Reflecting on Reflections - June 2014

Quiet Thoughts on a Deafening Problem - May 2014
1 comment

Access Journal Forum

AES E-Library

A Three Level Trellis Noise Shaping Converter for Class D Amplifiers.

Class D ampli ers can represent signals with three di erent output levels, +Vcc, 0, -Vcc, with no distortion. Exploiting this in order to achieve a better performance with no switching frequency increase, an extension to the classic Pulse Width Modulation two level A/D conversion is proposed. Coding is achieved by extending output waveforms of a Trellis based Sigma Delta Modulation to three levels. Simulation results have shown that, using the same symbol rate, a three level pattern achieved from 3:7 to 8:2 dB of SINAD improvement and a power consumption up to 5 times smaller.

AES Convention: Paper Number:
Publication Date:
Session Subject:

Click to purchase paper or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!

This paper costs $20 for non-members, $5 for AES members and is free for E-Library subscribers.

Learn more about the AES E-Library

E-Library Location:

Start a discussion about this paper!

Facebook   Twitter   LinkedIn   Google+   YouTube   RSS News Feeds  
AES - Audio Engineering Society