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Data pattern waveform from pulse response



W = pulse2wave(P,D,N) converts the pulse response P into a voltage waveform W, given the symbol pattern D and the number of samples per symbol N.

The function uses a circular convolution technique to project the pulse response onto the data pattern.


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Load the pulse response column matrix from a file.


Find the pulse response column vector.

P = pulse(:,1) - pulse(1,1);

Create the symbol pattern of PRBS order 5.

data = prbs(5,2^5-1)-0.5;

Calculate and plot the voltage waveform from the pulse response.

waveform = pulse2wave(P,data,SamplesPerSymbol);
t = dt*(0:length(waveform)-1);
xlabel('Time (Seconds)')

Figure contains an axes. The axes contains an object of type line.

Input Arguments

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Input pulse response, specified as a column matrix. The first column contains the primary pulse response and the subsequent columns (if any) contain the crosstalk pulse responses.

Data Types: double

Symbol pattern, specified as a vector.

Data Types: double

Number of samples per symbol, specified as a positive integer scalar.

Data Types: double

Output Arguments

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Voltage waveform data pattern, returned as a column matrix.

Data Types: double

Extended Capabilities

C/C++ Code Generation
Generate C and C++ code using MATLAB® Coder™.

Introduced in R2020a