# Audiable alias free waveform gen using width sine¶

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```Warning, my english abilities is terribly limited.

How ever, the other day when finally understanding what bandlimited wave creation is (i am
a noobie, been doing DSP stuf on and off for a half/year) it hit me i can implement one
little part in my synths. It's all about the freq (that i knew), very simple you can
reduce alias (the alias that you can hear that is) extremely by keeping track of your
frequence, the way i solved it is using a factor, afact = 1 - sin(f*2PI). This means you
can do audiable alias free synthesis without very complex algorithms or very huge tables,
even though the sound becomes kind of low-filtered.
Propably something like this is mentioned b4, but incase it hasn't this is worth looking
up

The psuedo code describes it more.

// Druttis
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 ``` 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24``` ```f := freq factor, 0 - 0.5 (0 to half samplingrate) afact(f) = 1 - sin(f*2PI) t := time (0 to ...) ph := phase shift (0 to 1) fm := freq mod (0 to 1) sine(t,f,ph,fm) = sin((t*f+ph)*2PI + 0.5PI*fm*afact(f)) fb := feedback (0 to 1) (1 max saw) saw(t,f,ph,fm,fb) = sine(t,f,ph,fb*sine(t-1,f,ph,fm)) pm := pulse mod (0 to 1) (1 max pulse) pw := pulse width (0 to 1) (1 square) pulse(t,f,ph,fm,fb,pm,pw) = saw(t,f,ph,fm,fb) - (t,f,ph+0.5*pw,fm,fb) * pm I am not completely sure about fm for saw & pulse since i cant test that atm. but it should work :) otherwise just make sure fm are 0 for saw & pulse. As you can see the saw & pulse wave are very variable. // Druttis ```

```Um, reading it I can see a big flaw...

afact(f) = 1 - sin(f*2PI) is not correct!

should be

afact(f) = 1 - sqrt(f * 2 / sr)

where sr := samplingrate
f should be exceed half sr
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```f has already be divided by sr, right ? So it should become :

afact (f) = 1 - sqrt (f  * 2)

And i see a typo (saw forgotten in the second expression) :

pulse(t,f,ph,fm,fb,pm,pw) = saw(t,f,ph,fm,fb) - saw(t,f,ph+0.5*pw,fm,fb) * pm

However I haven't checked the formula.
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```Hi Lauent,
I'm new to that DSP stuff and can't get the key to
what'S the meaning of afact? - Can you explain please!? - Thanks in advice!
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```I've been playing around with this for some time. Expect a major update in a while, as soon as I know how to describe it :)
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```afact is used as an amplitude factor for fm or fb depending on the carrier frequency. The higher frequency the lower afact. It's not completely resolving the problem with aliasing but it is a cheap way that dramatically reduces it.
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