Questions tagged [hilbert-transform]

Hilbert Transform is an operator of a function of time or frequency domain that, unlike the Fourier Transform, returns a function in the same domain. The Hilbert Transform of $ x \left( t \right) $ essentially preserves magnitude and shifts the phase of all positive frequency components by -90° (Also shifts the phase of all negative frequencies by +90°).

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realtime software 90 degree phase shift a sinusoidal signal

I would post this to stack overflow but it seems to me more like a signals and systems problem, which EE's thrive on. I need a realtime system implemented in software that can generate a sinusoid ...
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Getting hilbert transform of IQ signal

Im new to communications so this may be a stupid question, but I am somewhat confused. I am trying to train an automatic modulation classification (AMC) algorithm on IQ data from the RadioML dataset. ...
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Hilbert transform Use as a Single Sideband Frequency Translator in Analog communication

How Hilbert transform helps us in communication? What is the practical significance of it? Specifically how is the Hilbert Transform used to create single side-band frequency translators?
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Obtain I/Q Components from a Real Signal On the Fly - Hilbert Transform or Digital Downconversion?

I'm planning to build a data acquisition system for a software-defined radio receiver. Basically, it just uses an ADC which samples an analog signal and send the signal to a processor. And then a ...
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How do I convert a sampled complex signal to a real signal?

I’m writing a Soapy SDR plugin for the FL2K-SDR. Soapy SDR expects plugins to produce and consume IQ samples. However, the FL2K-SDR driver consumes only real samples. I know you can convert a real ...
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Relationship between real and imaginary part of a real-valued and causal system

I have one question about the real part of a real-valued and causal system with the imaginary part of its Fourier transform given by $$\textrm{Im}\big\{X(e^{j\omega})\big\}=3\sin(2\omega)-2\sin(3\...
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Phase of complex nonsinusoidal signals

What's the best method for calculating phase of complex nonsinusoidal signals? I've tried using Hilbert transform, but I've found that my results change drastically depending on the amount of data I ...
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IMFs in Emperical mode decomposition?

I tried to do an FFT after EMD using a simple combination of sin wave. -> x = sin(2*pi*4*t(i)) + sin(2*pi*4.5*t(i)) + sin(2*pi*5*t(i)); For the signal x, I used EMD and then FFT. If you notice there ...
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Bandwidth in the filter-Hilbert method

I understand that the Hilbert transform on broadband data produces uninterpretable results. And so we first bandpass the data, and then run the Hilbert transform. My question is, how wide can the ...
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Physical meaning of a signal with 4 IMF?

If a signal is composed of four implicit mode functions, where the last one is a constant residue, does the instantaneous frequecy of the signal have physical meaning?
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Noise sensitivity of the (classical) Empirical Mode Decomposition routine

I tried to apply a MATLAB Empirical Mode Decomposition routine to denoise a signal, basically retaining only the last IMFs, with a criterion based on the mode energy. To validate the routine, I have ...
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IQ demodulation from specific rate

We have an acquisition hardware in our lab that acquires and digitizes data from a source generating band-limited signal in the MHz range. It samples the signal at a rate of 4 times the center ...
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Hilbert transform with strange behavior

I am taking the Hilbert transform of a signal in Matlab and I don't understand part of the result. Below are the complete signal $z(t)$ and phase $\phi(t)$, obtained with ...
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Is there any practical application for performing a double Fourier transform? …or an inverse Fourier transform on a time-domain input?

In mathematics you can take the double derivative, or double integral of a function. There are many cases where performing a double derivative models a practical real-world situation, like finding the ...
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Get FIR Hilbert coefficients from Matlabs envelope() function

How can I get the used Hilbert filter coefficients from the Matlab function envelope()? ...
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Non-Linear, Non-Stationary spectral analysis methods! When and where?

I have been reading about non-linear non-stationary signal analysis methods and it seems to do this type of analysis the go-to method is the Empirical Mode Decomposition (EMD), then Hilbert Transform (...
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Python Hilbert does not seem to calculate the envelope

I am following the example from: https://docs.scipy.org/doc/scipy/reference/generated/scipy.signal.hilbert.html And although I can replicate their example, it does not work with my data. This is the ...
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What is the effect on Hilbert transform of signal after multiplication by sinusoid?

Question : Find Hilbert transform of $[u(t-a)-u(t-b)]\cos2\pi f_{0}t\\\\$ such that $\\0<a<b$ my attempt: we know Hilbert transform of $[u(t-a)-u(t-b)]\xrightarrow{\mathcal H} \dfrac{1}{\pi}\...
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Audio experiment with intermodulation by multiplying two analytic signals

1) First, I describe intended processing with a basic case: Let's say on left channel I have a sin wave with frequency F1, and constant amplitude A1. Then on right channel a sin wave with frequency ...
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How to achieve an arbitrary phase shift? [duplicate]

To help demonstrate why a time delay appears as a linear phase shift and not a constant phase shift I wanted to plot what a constant phase shift looks like. I have been looking at the Hilbert ...
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Hilbert transform of symbolic function in Matlab

I have a signal of the form $f(\omega,x) = g(\omega) e^{i \omega (x +c)},$ for $g: [\omega_1 , \omega_2] \rightarrow C, \, x\in R$ and some constant $c.$ I want to get the function $$ F (\omega,x) = \...
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Not able to reach minimum phase using Hilbert transform

My problem is pretty simple, I've designed a magnitude response and I would like to find the corresponding minimum phase filter. I'm using the code below and unless there is a bug my eyes don't want ...
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Ideal Discrete Time Hilbert Transformer with constant group delay

Let's assume we have an ideal discrete time Hilbert Trasnformation system (90-degree phase shifter) with a frequency response over one period: $$H(e^{jw}) = \left\{ \begin{array}{ll} -j & \...
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What is k and n in this Discrete Hilbert Transform formula and how to use it with a time series?

I have a time series and I need to find the Discrete Hilbert Transform of that. This paper says that about the Hilbert Transform. Suppose I have a time series f(t)...
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Fourier Transform of the Hilbert Transform of cos(t) (using Fourier time-shifting property)

If $x(t)=cos(t)=\frac{1}{2}e^{jt}+\frac{1}{2}e^{-jt}$, then $X(\omega)=\pi \delta(\omega-1)+\pi \delta(\omega+1)$. If $y(t)=cos(t-\frac{\pi}{2})=\frac{1}{2}e^{j(t-\frac{\pi}{2})}+\frac{1}{2}e^{-j(t-\...
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How does the power spectrum of the amplitude envelope depend on its underlying carrier frequency?

when looking at the amplitude envelope of an oscillation (see red trace in Figure below), it seems to me as if the frequency content of the envelope depends on the the frequency of the underlying ...
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Hilbert Transformer processing block by block

I am processing audio and trying to obtain a 90º phase shift when processing block by block. I have implemented a Hilbert Transformer (from Lyon's 3rd. Ed. & MATLAB). MATLAB code below (I believe ...
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How to handle edge effects with EMD (HHT)?

In the application of the Huang Hilbert Transform (HHT) (or aka EMD, Empirical Mode Decomposition), there is the notable challenge of handling the edges (boundaries) of the signals; as noted in the ...
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Quadrature component - condition on equivalent lowpass signal

I have a question regarding the equivalent lowpass signal $x_{LP}$ of a bandpass signal $x(t)$ and the quadrature component. I'd like to find a condition on $x_{LP}(t)$ and $X_{LP}(f)$ such that the ...
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Hilbert Transform in C provides possibly strange results

I am calculating some signals that depend on the Hilbert Transform and, after following various guides online and SO, my function looks like this: ...
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Hilbert Transform of a sine Function with Quadratic Argument $\sin(At^2 + Bt + \pi/4)$

I am looking for the Hilbert transform of the following function: \begin{equation} \mathcal{H}\bigg\{ \sin\Big(At^2 + Bt + \frac{\pi}{4}\Big) \bigg\} \end{equation} where $A$ and $B$ are constants ...
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How to implement Discrete time FIR Hilbert transformer filter?

I want to implement FIR Hilbert transformer filter in Matlab.
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Phase shift of all-pass bi-quadratic filter

Does anybody know how to derive this phase function for that all-pass filter structure? Many papers re-print them, and corresponding chart as well. But nobody mentions that at normalized frequency 0....
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Digital Derivative

I need to calculate the derivative of a digital signal (sinusoidal). In one of the papers they have mentioned Gilbert transformation is used to calculate the derivative. But I have searched in the net ...
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real refractive index from Kramers Kronig relation

I have a measurement of the complex part of the refractive index $k$ (where the refractive index is $m = n + i\,k$) measured at a nonlinear grid of wavelengths or frequencies that span several orders ...
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How to prove $\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}x^2(t)dt=\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}\hat{x}^2(t)dt$ where $\hat{x}(t)$ is the Hilbert Transformation of $x(t)$ [closed]

$\hat{x}(t)$ is the Hilbert Transform of $x(t)$. Can anybody help me proving the above.
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Can the instantaneous frequency be always derived from an analytic signal?

Instantaneous frequency can be defined as a derivative of an instantaneous phase of an analytic signal which can be nicely seen in practice in this example from Scipy's documentation. But it seems ...
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Extracting positive frequencies of discrete-time signal

Convolution in the time domain is the same as multiplication in the frequency domain. My data is sampled at 200 Hz, which means that the Nyquist frequency is 100 Hz, and all frequency content is <=...
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Plotting Hilbert Spectrum from Hilbert Huang Transform

Before anyone calls it a repeat post from past posts. I'd like to point out I've read all of those; however, I have questions on making a hard coded version of the hilbert spectrum. I do indeed have ...
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Denoising a signal

I'm starting hydraulic experiments, where I'd have to measure velocity in an unsteady flow with a device called Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter. In DSP terms, I'd have a nonstationary signal in a shape ...
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Inverse DFT of $-i\pi \text{ sgn}(f)$

the following MATLAB code should plot the iFFT of $-i \pi sgn(f)$ which has to be $\frac{1}{t}$ in continuous time. As you can see, the output kinda looks like a 1/x function, but is modulated. How ...
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Phase response of a FIR Hilbert transformer

The graph below shows a linear phase response of FIR Hilbert transformer with a constant diff of -0.06135923. I am not sure if I understand the concept of the phase response correctly, but as the ...
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Passband filter before Hilbert transform

I have a .wav file of human speech sampled at 48kHz. Before making the analytic signal with: hilbert(s_real) lets say in range 200 - 3,500 Hz, I probably need to do pass-band filtering, say 300 - 3,...
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Phase change rate of human speech

I have a .wav file of human speech, sampled at 48kHz, with useful signal up to 5kHz, and almost no noise. If I do Hilbert transform in MatLab, I get the Analytic signal: $$ s_\mathrm{a}[n] = s_\...
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Discrepancies between FFT-based Hilbert Transform and FIR filter results

I compared the results of Hilbert Transform as provided in scipy.signal.hilbert() (which is uses I/FFT as you can see in the source code) with its approximation implemented as FIR filter using coeffs ...
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The Instantaneous Frequencies from IMF Aren't Consistent with Its Spectrum

I'm trying to find the instantaneous frequencies for one of the Intrinsic Mode Functions (IMFs) I extracted from the original signal using Hilbert-Huang Transform. So, I got the following spectrum for ...
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Measuring acoustic phase difference between two receivers

I am trying to measure the acoustic phase difference between two sensors 30cm apart each other. The sampling frequency is 20kHz, and my interest frequency is about 1700 Hz. The below is how I ...
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Instantaneous Frequency Estimation by Hilbert Transform - Theoretical Justification and Proof

I would like to better understand why the instantaneous frequency estimation by Hilbert transformation works (and especially why it doesn't work / lead to precise results in many cases). The ...
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Hilbert transform of unit step function

How to calculate Hilbert transform, if it exists, of the signals like $u(t)$, $sgn(t)$. What properties should a function satisfy for existence of Hilbert transform. Absolute integrability of a ...
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Plotting Hilbert and Marginal Spectra in Python

I am using the PyEMD package for python 3.6. I want to create a 2d plot of hilbert spectrum (x: Time, y: Frequency, Colorbar: Amplitude) and the Marginal Spectrum (x: Frequency, y: Amplitude) I can ...