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RF/Microwave Circuit Design for Wireless Applications, 2nd Edition

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Provides researchers and engineers with a complete set of modeling, design, and implementation tools for tackling the newest IC technologies

Revised and completely updated, RF/Microwave Circuit Design for Wireless Applications, Second Edition is a unique, state-of-the-art guide to wireless integrated circuit design that provides researchers and engineers with a complete set of modeling, design, and implementation tools for tackling even the newest IC technologies. It emphasizes practical design solutions for high-performance devices and circuitry, incorporating ample examples of novel and clever circuits from high-profile companies.

Complete with excellent appendices containing working models and CAD-based applications, this powerful one-stop resource:

  • Covers the entire area of circuit design for wireless applications

  • Discusses the complete system for which circuits are designed as well as the device technologies on which the devices and circuits are based

  • Presents theory as well as practical issues

  • Introduces wireless systems and modulation types

  • Takes a systematic approach that differentiates between designing for battery-operated devices and base-station design

  • RF/Microwave Circuit Design for Wireless Applications, Second Edition is an indispensable tool for circuit designers; engineers who design wireless communications systems; and researchers in semiconductor technologies, telecommunications, and wireless transmission systems.

    Table of Contents

    1. Cover
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright
    4. Dedication
    5. Foreword
    6. Preface
    7. Chapter 1: Introduction to Wireless Circuit Design
      1. 1.1 Introduction
      2. 1.2 System Functions
      3. 1.3 The Radio Channel and Modulation Requirements
      4. 1.4 About Bits, Symbols, and Waveforms
      5. 1.5 Analysis of Wireless Systems
      6. 1.6 Building Blocks
      7. 1.7 System Specifications and Their Relationship to Circuit Design
      8. 1.8 Testing
      9. 1.9 Converting C/N or SNR to EB/N0
      10. References
      11. Further Reading
    8. Chapter 2: Models For Active Devices
      1. 2.1 Diodes
      2. 2.2 Bipolar Transistors
      3. 2.3 Field-Effect Transistors
      4. 2.4 Large-Signal Behavior of JFETs
      5. 2.5 Parameter Extraction of Active Devices
      6. References
      7. Further Reading
    9. Chapter 3: Amplifier Design with BJTs and FETs
      1. 3.1 Properties of Amplifiers
      2. 3.2 Amplifier Gain, Stability, and Matching
      3. 3.3 Single-Stage Feedback Amplifiers
      4. 3.4 Two-Stage Amplifiers
      5. 3.5 Amplifiers with Three or More Stages
      6. 3.6 A Novel Approach to Voltage-Controlled Tuned Filters Including CAD Validation [42]
      7. 3.7 Differential Amplifiers
      8. 3.8 Frequency Doublers
      9. 3.9 Multistage Amplifiers with Automatic Gain Control (AGC)
      10. 3.10 Biasing
      11. 3.11 Push–Pull/Parallel Amplifiers
      12. 3.12 Power Amplifiers
      13. References
      14. Further Reading
    10. Chapter 4: Mixer Design
      1. 4.1 Introduction
      2. 4.2 Properties of Mixers
      3. 4.3 Diode Mixers
      4. 4.4 Transistor Mixers
      5. References
      6. Further Reading
    11. Chapter 5: RF/Wireless Oscillators
      1. 5.1 Introduction of Frequency Control
      2. 5.2 Background
      3. 5.3 Oscillator Design
      4. 5.4 Oscillator Circuits
      5. 5.5 Design of RF Oscillators
      6. 5.6 Noise in Oscillators
      7. 5.7 Oscillators in Practice
      8. 5.8 Phase-Noise Improvements of Integrated RF and Millimeterwave Oscillators
      9. References
      10. Interesting Patents
      11. Further Reading
    12. Chapter 6: Wireless Synthesizers
      1. 6.1 Introduction
      2. 6.2 Phase-Locked Loops
      3. 6.3 How to Do a Practical PLL Design Using CAD
      4. 6.4 Fractional-N-Division PLL Synthesis
      5. 6.5 Direct Digital Synthesis
      6. References
      7. Interesting Patents
      8. Further Reading
    13. Index