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RF and Microwave Circuit and Component Design for Wireless Systems

Book Description

This is the first book to provide comprehensive coverage of hardware and circuit design specifically for engineers working in wireless communications. It serves as a reference for practicing engineers and technicians working in the areas of RF, microwaves, communications, solid-state devices, and radar.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright
  4. Dedication
  5. Contents
  6. Preface
  7. CHAPTER ONE: Introduction
    1. 1.1 OBJECTIVES AND BRIEF HISTORY
    2. 1.2 FREQUENCY SPECTRA AND ATMOSPHERIC PROPAGATION LOSS
    3. 1.3 WIRELESS APPLICATIONS
    4. 1.4 ORGANIZATION OF THIS BOOK
  8. CHAPTER TWO: General Wireless Systems
    1. 2.1 INTRODUCTION
    2. 2.2 WIRELESS SYSTEM FREQUENCY ALLOCATIONS
    3. 2.3 CELLULAR SYSTEMS IN THE UNITED STATES, EUROPE, AND JAPAN
    4. 2.4 CORDLESS TELEPHONY
    5. 2.5 WIRELESS LAN SYSTEMS
    6. 2.6 SATELLITE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
    7. 2.7 FUTURE WIRELESS SYSTEMS
  9. CHAPTER THREE: Overview of Active Devices and Circuit Technologies
    1. 3.1 ACTIVE DEVICE TYPES
    2. 3.2 CIRCUIT TYPES AND THEIR FABRICATION
    3. 3.3 ACTIVE DEVICE OPERATION
    4. 3.4 CIRCUIT MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES
  10. CHAPTER FOUR: Transmitter and Receiver System Parameters
    1. 4.1 INTRODUCTION
    2. 4.2 RECEIVER SYSTEM CONSIDERATIONS
    3. 4.2.1 Natural Sources of Receiver Noise
    4. 4.3 TRANSMITTER SYSTEM CONSIDERATIONS
  11. CHAPTER FIVE: Transmission Lines and Impedance Matching Techniques
    1. 5.1 INTRODUCTION
    2. 5.2 TRANSMISSION LINE EQUATION
    3. 5.3 REFLECTION, TRANSMISSION, AND IMPEDANCE
    4. 5.4 VOLTAGE STANDING-WAVE RATIO
    5. 5.5 SMITH CHARTS
    6. 5.6 S-PARAMETERS
    7. 5.7 WIRES AND TWIN LINES
    8. 5.8 COAXIAL LINES
    9. 5.9 MICROSTRIP LINES
    10. 5.10 OTHER PLANAR TRANSMISSION LINES
    11. 5.11 WAVEGUIDES
    12. 5.11.3 TM Modes
    13. 5.12 LUMPED ELEMENTS
    14. 5.12.1 Lumped Resistors
    15. 5.13 IMPEDANCE MATCHING NETWORKS
    16. 5.14 DISCONTINUITIES
  12. CHAPTER SIX: Filters and Couplers
    1. 6.1 FILTERS
    2. 6.2 FILTER SYNTHESIS
    3. 6.3 FILTER REALIZATIONS
    4. 6.4 COUPLERS
    5. 6.5 DESIGN OF COUPLERS
  13. CHAPTER SEVEN: Switches
    1. 7.1 INTRODUCTION
    2. 7.2 DESIGN OF SWITCHES
    3. 7.3 MULTIPORT SWITCHES
    4. 7.4 HIGH ISOLATION SWITCHES
    5. 7.5 BROADBAND SWITCHES
    6. 7.6 HIGH POWER SWITCHES
    7. 7.7 LOW DISTORTION SWITCHES
    8. 7.8 SWITCHING SPEED
    9. 7.9 BIASING OF SWITCHING DEVICES
  14. CHAPTER EIGHT: Low-Noise Amplifiers
    1. 8.1 INTRODUCTION
    2. 8.2 TWO-PORT DESCRIPTION OF A DEVICE
    3. 8.3 CIRCUIT DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS
    4. 8.4 AMPLIFIER POWER GAIN
    5. 8.5 AMPLIFIER STABILITY
    6. 8.6 SMALL SIGNAL AMPLIFIER DESIGN PROCEDURE
    7. 8.7 NARROW BAND AMPLIFIERS
    8. 8.8 LOW-NOISE AMPLIFIERS FOR WIRELESS APPLICATIONS
  15. CHAPTER NINE: Mixers
    1. 9.1 INTRODUCTION
    2. 9.2 MIXER FUNDAMENTALS
    3. 9.3 DOWN CONVERTING AND UP CONVERTING MIXERS
    4. 9.4 SYSTEM CONSIDERATIONS
    5. 9.5 DEVICES FOR MIXERS
    6. 9.6 MIXER CLASSIFICATIONS
    7. 9.7 MONOLITHIC LOW-POWER MIXER EXAMPLES
    8. 9.8 MONOLITHIC LOW-POWER DOWNCONVERTERS
  16. CHAPTER TEN: Oscillators and Modulation
    1. 10.1 INTRODUCTION
    2. 10.2 OSCILLATOR CHARACTERISTICS
    3. 10.3 GENERAL THEORY
    4. 10.4 OSCILLATORS USING GUNN AND IMPATT DEVICES
    5. 10.5 SMALL-SIGNAL DESIGN FOR TRANSISTOR OSCILLATORS
    6. 10.6 LARGE-SIGNAL DESIGN FOR TRANSISTOR OSCILLATORS
    7. 10.7 TRANSISTOR OSCILLATOR CIRCUITS
    8. 10.8 VOLTAGE-TUNABLE TRANSISTOR OSCILLATORS
    9. 10.9 NOISE IN TRANSISTOR OSCILLATORS
    10. 10.10 CRYSTAL OSCILLATORS
    11. 10.11 PHASE-LOCKED OSCILLATORS
    12. 10.12 FREQUENCY SYNTHESIZERS
    13. 10.13 MODULATION AND DEMODULATION TECHNIQUES
  17. CHAPTER ELEVEN: Power Amplifiers
    1. 11.1 INTRODUCTION
    2. 11.2 DEVICE MODELS—LINEAR AND NONLINEAR
    3. 11.3 POWER AMPLIFIER DESIGN
    4. 11.4 DESIGN OF LINEAR POWER AMPLIFIERS
    5. 11.5 HIGH EFFICIENCY AMPLIFIERS
    6. 11.6 POWER COMBINING TECHNIQUES
    7. 11.7 MEASUREMENTS
  18. CHAPTER TWELVE: Antennas
    1. 12.1 INTRODUCTION
    2. 12.3 ANTENNA ANALYSIS
    3. 12.4 ANTENNA CHARACTERISTICS AND PARAMETERS
    4. 12.5 MONOPOLE AND DIPOLE ANTENNAS
    5. 12.6 LOOP ANTENNAS
    6. 12.7 HORN ANTENNAS
    7. 12.8 PARABOLIC DISH ANTENNAS
    8. 12.9 MICROSTRIP PATCH ANTENNAS
    9. 12.10 OTHER ANTENNAS
    10. 12.11 ANTENNA ARRAYS AND PHASED ARRAYS
  19. Index