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A Versatile Pseudo-Random Noise Generator

Lipson, Edward D. and Foster, Kenneth W. and Walsh, Michael P. (1976) A Versatile Pseudo-Random Noise Generator. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 25 (2). pp. 112-116. ISSN 0018-9456.

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A detailed design is presented for a digital pseudo-random noise generator. The instrument is built with standard integrated circuits. It produces both binary noise (pseudo-random binary sequences) and white Gaussian noise of variable bandwidth. By setting front panel switches to match tabulated octal codes, one may select a vast number of independent noise programs.

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Additional Information:© 1976 IEEE. Manuscript received December 29, 1975. This work was supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant BMS 70-00999 A04 to Prof. Max Delbrück.
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Official Citation:Lipson, Edward D.; Foster, Kenneth W.; Walsh, Michael P.; , "A versatile pseudo-random noise generator," Instrumentation and Measurement, IEEE Transactions on , vol.IM-25, no.2, pp.112-116, June 1976 doi: 10.1109/TIM.1976.6312323 URL:
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