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### Difference between Nyquist rate and Nyquist frequency?

So I've been searched online and can't seem to find a clear cut answer to this question. From my understanding, the Nyquist rate is double of the maximum frequency of a signal which Nyquist frequency ...
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### Am I violating Nyquist?

I am using a DAC to transmit 2 different voltage levels. High and low. At 1Gsps. There is no carrier wave or anything. These are just raw 0 and 1 time samples going across a wire. On my ADC I am ...
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### Sampling theory and frequency spacing

If a CT signal $x(t)$ is sampled for one ($1$) second and $4096$ samples are generated: Isn't the highest frequency that can be sampled without aliasing ($4096/2$) $2048\textrm{ Hz}$? If a $4096$ ...
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### Time Domain Example of Nyquist/Shannon?

I looked at an old thread, Nyquist Frequency Phase Shift, but was left wondering still about oversampling. I learned Shannon 40 years ago, then worked 30 years in (s/w) engineering, but now retired I ...
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### Elegant way of calculating minimal sampling frequency without aliasing for annoying signals

Given a symmetric Fourier transform with finite support as below, there's an algorithmic procedure to determine the minimal frequency for sampling without aliasing: Find an integer $L>1$ ...
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### Output a sine wave from samples-limits?

Using a micro-processor of 48MHz, I am trying to output a sine wave from the DAC (digital to analog ), and I am not sure if my ...
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### The relationship between downsampling and frequency resolution

I am having trouble understanding a concept that I have seen in many published papers. For example, in this paper (http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0082748) they wrote ...
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### What is the LOW frequency resolution rule analogous to Nyquist?

If I'm analyzing a signal in the frequency domain, I know about the well known Nyquist criteria that the sample frequency must be > 2x of the highest component present in the signal. However, there ...
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### How is the 'max frequency' of a signal fixed?

It is well known that no time-limited signal is frequency-limited. So the frequencies of a time-limited signal extend upto infinity - may be decaying slowly or fastly in frequency domain. But we take ...
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### Nyquist (Nth) digital filters

I am working in something were I should use a upsampling filter. I have decided to use a Nyquist filter(Lth filter). I know that there are two constraints. The first The frequency vector values must ...
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### Sampling Theorem: How to know the value between two samples of a Signal

According to Sampling theorem, in order to reconstruct a signal we need to sample it at the rate => twice the highest frequency component of that signal. (provided signal is band limited). Let's say, ...
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### Is there such a thing as band-limited non-linear distortion?

So if you generate a square wave by just switching a signal between two values, at sample boundaries, it produces an infinite series of harmonics, which alias and produce tones below your fundamental, ...
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### Why is a square wave aliased?

I understand an ideal analog square wave contains sine-wave-components above Nyquist frequency (and towards infinity) and is thus subject to aliasing. So obviously we need an anti-aliasing-filter. Or ...
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### Relation between bandwidth and data rate

I have trouble understanding the following from wikipedia - Bandwidth (Signal Processing) A key characteristic of bandwidth is that any band of a given width can carry the same amount of ...
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### Find minimum sampling rate of non-ideal notch filter

Old test problem: "You have been asked to design a real-time digital filtering system that eliminates a band of frequencies between 20 and 30 MHz but preserves everything else. The system uses an ...
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### Choosing minimum sampling frequency of a filtered signal

I have a time series of acceleration sampled at 1000Hz to capture random impacts on a structure. The ringing of the structure (not of interest) produces noise which a 50Hz filter seems to eliminate ...
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### Sample Frequency - Recommended Practical Nyquist, Lower Used by majorities appications

Doubt1: What is the Lowest Sampling Frequency used by majorities sound applications. Is there limited frequency sampling lower than 8KHz In C/C++? Comment In Java I haven't detected any problem, but ...
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### Regarding the Nyquist Criterion

I recently read that with compressive Sensing it possible to sample the signal at a rate lesser than that suggested by Nyquist Criterion. However, I am still not getting how this is possible. Can ...
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### Finding the Nyquist Frequency of Irregularly Sampled Discrete Data

According to L. Eyer et al. (1999), the correct Nyquist frequency of irregularly sampled data is $$\frac{1}{2p}$$ Where $p$ is the largest value such that:  \forall t_i,t_i = t_1 + n_ip \\ \...
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### Benefits of oversampling in a realtime noise-cancellation system

When sampling a signal, it is standard practice to use a sampling rate that is greater than two times the bandwidth of the signal in order to avoid aliasing. The result is then low-pass filtered (and ...
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### Nyquist Frquency isn't what it is supposed to be

I am new here and also am not very knowledgeable about DSP so this might be dumb and easy. I am aware of the fact that in order to reconstruct a signal, I need to sample it at a frequency that is more ...
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### Nyquist Rate Determination

If the Nyquist rate for xa (t) is Ωs, what is the Nyquist rate for xa(2t)? Will it be the same, increase 2 folds or decrease 2 folds?
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### I still get aliasing of my signal, even though I stay below the Nyquist frequency. What am I missing?

Thanks in advance for any help with my newbie question. I've been consulting quite a large number of resources in order to understand how I can create and playback a nice sawtooth without aliasing, ...
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### Sampling rate: camera resolution when taking a photo of an LCD

Consider a digital camera that faces an LCD and that is perfectly focused on the LCD. The LCD shows an image of $n \times n$ pixels. What resolution does the camera have to have to perfectly capture ...