For periodic input u(t), a time representation c(t) for the clipper is obtained such that the output y(t) = c(t) u(t). The Fourier coefficients of y(t) are obtained in terms of the Fourier coefficients of both c(t) and u(t). For light clipping, the Fourier coefficients of y(t) equal the Fourier coefficients of u(t) plus a small correction factor of the order of the percentage of time the signal exceeds clipping limits. An exact expression for the correction factor is obtained which may require numerical solutions. Some algorithms for obtaining numerical solutions are discussed. 40 pp.
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