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Research Article

Nonlinear Circuit Analysis via Perturbation Methods and Hardware Prototyping

Figure 1

General block diagram form of a first-order circuit. The primary processing block is g(·), which is a nonlinear function of the input u and of x via feedback. The nonlinearity h(x) models such nonidealities as finite output impedance.