[linux-audio-dev] the bandwidth of the each harmonic

Erik de Castro Lopo erikd-lad at mega-nerd.com
Sat Feb 5 21:24:32 UTC 2005

On Sat, 5 Feb 2005 18:09:59 +0200 (IST)
michael tewner <tewner at jct.ac.il> wrote:

> Natural Instument's (?) FM7 DX-7 emulator allows you to use complex
> waveforms as carriers and modulators in FM synthesis. These include
> complex sinusoids, triangles, even noise. Great tool. (DX-7
> left at parents house, far, far away).

Sorry, not comples waveforms (ie other than sine), but complex valued 
waveforms. Each sample of the waveform is of the form:

     x + i y

where i is defined as sqrt (-1).

See this mathworld write up:


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