# 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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### Construct complex signal from a real-valued time series and Hilbert transform

I have a time series measurement $v(t)$ from a physical nonlinear system and its power spectrum $E(f)$ look like the following From a theoretical point of view, the solution of the system is modeled ...
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### When is perfect analytic filtering (discrete) suboptimal?

Defined as "negative DFT bins zero", when are such filters suboptimal for AM/FM extraction or related filtering? This answer reads, [nulling] also has the worst performance compared to ...
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### Why does the Hilbert transform only extract the modulated component of a signal?

I've been reading and playing with the Hilbert transform in the context of extracting the envelope of functions, and I noticed something when playing around with a a simple case. If we consider the ...
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### Overcoming the negative instantaneous frequencies from Hilbert transform

how to avoid negative frequencies that can be obtained from instantaneous frequency estimation using Hilbert transform? Here is what I am doing: compute analytic signal, ...
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### Envelope by using Hilbert not working in python [duplicate]

I'm trying to obtain the envelope of an audio signal by using the Hilbert method. My code generates the analytical signal in the same way as scipy.signal Hilbert() function does (I basically copied ...
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### Combination of IIR filter with Hilbert transform

I am familiar with the combination of the FIR filter with Hilbert transform, leading to the analytic signal: $$y_a(t)=y(t)+jH(y(t))=x(t)*h(t)+jH(x(t)*h(t))=x(t)*\left(h(t)+jH\left(h(t)\right)\right)$$ ...
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### Addressing Hilbert transform edge effects

I'm experimenting with the Hilbert transform in Python and just now understanding how potentially severe the edge effects are. Here is the code I'm using: ...
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### Why Hilbert Transform is terrible choice for amplitude demodulation of broadband signals?

A reference answer empirically demonstrates that Hilbert envelope does not work well for the (amplitude) demodulation of a broadband signal. I am looking for the math which explains why...
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### Is it possible to implement a block-wise Hilbert transformer using FFT

I'm implementing a discrete Hilbert transformer and I know that an ideal Hilbert transformer is anti-causal and has infinite length so we can only make approximation. There are some FIR and IIR ...
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### Why does fourier transforming an analytic signal gives me negative frequency components?

I consider an array: import numpy as np from scipy.fft import fft from scipy.signal import hilbert a=np.random.rand(5) First I manually compute the fourier ...
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### Envelope detection in MATLAB

I have a sine wave of peak value 1000, frequency 1kHz sampled at 16kHz. I need to find the envelope of this signal using hilbert transform in MATLAB.I have used the inbuilt function abs(Hilbert(input ...
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### Best method to measure phase difference between acoustic recordings of sine wave?

I am using multiple digital MEMS microphones in an array which are 8mm apart. Now I recorded a sine wave of 20kHz for calibration (at angle 0°) and want to measure the phase difference over time ...
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### Envelope detection using hilbert transform

I have a sine wave of frequency 1kHz sampled at 16kHz. I need to find the envelope of this signal using hilbert transform in MATLAB.I have used the inbuilt function abs(hilbert(input_signal)) and got ...
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### Hilbert transform modifications for a non-sinusoidal waveform

I have recently been using the Hilbert transform a fair bit and its ability to return a instantaneous phase and magnitude estimate but it has got me thinking about the meaning of phase. From my ...
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### Why is there coherence below the cutoff frequency of two high-pass filtered signals?

I record surface EMG signals from two muscles at 1500 Hz. The following preprocessing steps are performed using basic MATLAB commands. First, I decimate both signals to 500 Hz (Lowpass filtering ...
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### How to solve Hilbert Transform with empirical discrete data in frequency domain?, from zero to infinity

I have a filter/LTI system frequency response in form of list of values in the frequency domain. I want to get the phase curve/data from magnitude data. Input data can have either linear spaced points ...