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### How to achieve uniform gaussian profile? Beam profile has grainy/multimode pattern

Hi apologies in advance if this (optics & image-process) is not where I should post this question. Thanks for the help! I'm required to make a jig that measures the divergence angle of a ...
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### When concatenating sine waves, how do I phase shift in order to prevent "pops" caused by sudden jumps in amplitude?

I'm writing a synthesizer using numpy and python. I've run into a problem where concatenating sine waves causes 'pops' or 'clicks' when they are outputted to audio, say, via ...
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### Simulation of Lock-In Amplification in Python makes no sense

I would like to simulate a basic lock-in amplification for post-processing some data. I wrote a basic Python script for this purpose but the output of the lock-in amplification does not seem to make ...
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### How to take amplitude and frequency from the power spectral density?

I try to take the amplitude and the frequency from the power spectral density. So I make a time series with a 5 component waves, then I draw the PSD with the welch method. Now I need to take the ...
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### How can to obtain the transfer function of a bandpass digital filter? [duplicate]

I've been asked to: create a bandpass filter amplifier in python, determine the transfer function, graph the bode diagram, and print the highcut frequency, lowcut frequency, the bode constant and the ...
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### Getting the detail coefficients as feature vectors

I am trying to get feature vectors from the coefficients I have generated. The spectra are decomposed using 8 levels and I am only choosing the coefficients of ...
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### Resample signal and start from a different point with numpy.interp

I am trying to resample a signal in Python, only by giving the new and the old step. My function works fine until here. But now I want to start the resampled signal at a specific point other than the ...
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### More Efficient Frequency Shift + FIR Decimation

I am dealing with complex IQ data from a software defined radio. I'd like to digitally shift the spectrum by some amount to center an off-center signal, then decimate down to that signal only. ...
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### How to center the FFT of sine wave in matplotlib?

I want to plot the FFT of a sine wave using matplotlib and I want to plot a single line at a frequency where the sine wave belongs. here's my code ...
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### How to train a FCNN with Spectrogram images?

I'm working on a audio dereverberation deep learning model, based on the U-net architecture. The idea of my project came from image denoising with autoencoders. I feed the reverbered spectrogram to ...
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### Scipy FFT and Numpy FFT disagree on pulse train spectrum?

I am doing an FFT on a series of pulses. The series is one pulse of amplitude 1 every 7 days over a total of 367 days. The code below is what I run: ...
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### FFT filtering by hand in python - iffy issue - cannot get filtering right

I am trying to filter an image by hand (with no using the image processing libraries) to understand how fft.shift works in python. No luck. I take a png an image from MNIST, e.g.. Here is the code: <...
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### How to use numpy covariance result to get a correction factor and make my second signal to exactly overlap on my first signal?

covariance = np.cov(y1_interp, y2_interp) print('covariance is', covariance) covariance is 0.00010861874695023591 This number shows how different my signal 2 ...
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### Numpy 2D FFT produces corona that is not uniform around center

Tldr: Numpy FFT creates non uniform output when output is wanted to be uniform. I want the output to be a uniform corona. I am trying to eventually run a Gerchberg-Saxton phase retrieval algorithm. I ...
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### What is the difference between sampling over $-4\pi$ to $4\pi$ and 0 to $8\pi$

I see no difference in magnitude, but the phase plots vary significantly while using NumPy and MatPlotLib to plot. Looking at the phase plots, I feel like I'm missing something important. Also, I'm a ...
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### FFT on continuous fifo data - Is y axis magnitude sum of all samples?

I'm running an fft once a second on a buffer of data 60 seconds long. The data is sampled at 558Hz and is placed into the fifo buffer once per second. FFT is numpy.rfft. The data is scaled to psia ...
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### Why does numpy FFT only work for samples of 10,20,30 sec?

I'm using numpy FFT functions to find the amplitude, frequency and phase of low frequency signals. focusing between 0-10 hz.Part of my project is to vary the time over which the sample is taken and ...
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### Visualise/compare numpy arrays from Matlab/Octave to matplotlib

I'm new to python and matplotlib, and I'd like to visualise / compare 3 mfcc files stored as numpy arrays in txt format. I have the Octave code below, and I'd like to know how it can be done using ...
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### Scipy butter filter - remove DC offset w/ high sample rate

I am having a hard time figuring out how to employ a high pass filter to remove the DC offset of my data signal with the "scipy butter" function because my sample rate is quite high. The ...
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### Wrong values calculating FFT with EEG Bands using Numpy

First of all I have to say I am very new to these matters. I am trying to apply FFT algorithm to some values obtained by EEG bands. I found the following code but I am unable to make it work correctly....
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### Quantization SNR of sine wave doesn't match 1.761 + 6.02 * Q

I am trying to show with numpy that the quantization noise of a sine wave matches the SNR formula of SNR = 1.761 + 6.02 * Q. The numpy code is simple: ...
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### Equal probability quantizer in Python

I am trying to apply Haralick textures to a SAR image (float32). As far as I know, the image first needs to be quantized to a reasonable bit depth prior to calculate the co-ocurrence matrix. In the ...
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### FFT of shifted image in Numpy

I want to prove using numpy the theory of Fourier transforms in which translation in space corresponds to a shift in the phase domain (frequency domain remains constant). I have generated these three ...
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### Why is there a difference in the spectrum of an audio file between Sonic Visualizer and my Python script?

I am working on a script which is creating a spectrum analysis from an audio file using SciPy and NumPy. Before I started, I analyzed the file using Sonic Visualizer, which got me the following result:...
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### Gaussian signal generation

Edit: Could the following be the answer? Generate WGN-like-signal which is centered around a set dBm value. Treat that signal like it was a frequency domain representation of an unknown X time-domain ...
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### Autocorrelation - Understanding reduced correlation at periodic time shifts using np.correlate (versus statistical autocorrelation)?

I'm going through the Think DSP by Allen B. Downey, and I'm struggling to understand a specific aspect of np.correlate and how it differs from statistic autocorrelation. The question is at the bottom, ...
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### Analyze PCM data

I am getting some 16 bit PCM data (raw bits) from a serial port . I need to collect this stream of bits using some python application running in PC and store it somewhere(Assume it in an array). I ...
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### Output shape of numpy's rfft function

For numpy's rfft function, the length of the output is about half of N, the length of the input sequence. What is the reason behind this? What are the frequency bins?
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### Acceleration time series to velocity conversion using DFTs

I have 1000 Hz time series data for acceleration (512 data points), which I want to convert to velocity. I am trying to use the omega arithmetic method to achieve this. Following are the steps I am ...
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### Discrete Fourier transform of an exponential decay

I have a vector with an exponential decay, using Numpy: t=np.arange(128) k=0.1 decay=np.exp(-k*t) I would like to compute the discrete Fourier transform (DFT) of ...