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Application of the Geometric Theory of Diffraction (GTD) to Diffraction at the Edges of Loudspeaker Baffles

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The response of a loudspeaker system employing a baffle is modified by diffraction at the baffle edges. Numerical solutions are derived using a model based on the geometric theory of diffraction to examine the major features of the diffraction process. From the model it is shown that a smoother frequency and step response result, provided the drivers are placed at unequal distances from the sides of small regularly shaped baffles or if small irregularly shaped baffles are used.

JAES Volume 34 Issue 10 pp. 771-779; October 1986
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