Microwave Integrated Circuit Components Design through MATLAB®: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Microwave Integrated Circuit Components Design through MATLAB®

1st Edition

By S Raghavan

CRC Press

164 pages | 94 B/W Illus.

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The book teaches the student community microwave integrated circuit component design through MATLAB, helping the reader to become conversant in using MATLAB code and therefore using commercial software for verification purposes only.

Microwave circuit theory and its comparison, transmission line network, S-parameters, ABCD parameters, basic design parameters of planar transmission line (CPW, microstrip, stripline, CPS), filter theory, Smith chart, Inverted Smith chart, stability circles, noise figure circles, and rat-race coupler are explained in the book.

The chapters are planned in such a way that one gets a thorough enough understanding to ensure expertise in design.

Table of Contents


Ten Commandments for Microwaves

Chapter 1 Transmission Line Networks

    1. Introduction
    2. Characteristics Impedance for different length
    3. T-network and -network sections equivalent of a transmission line
    4. T-Network and π-Network
    5. Standard L Section from which all other network topology are built
    6. Standard T-Network and π-Network formed with basic L-section shown
    7. Relationship Between and Cut-Off Frequency ()
    8. Methods of Realizing L and C
    9. S-Parameters
    10. ABCD Parameter
    11. Two Port Networks Matched on image and Iteration Basics
    12. Equivalent Transmission Line circuit representation of TM and TE waves
    13. Basic Interconnection of the two-port network
    14. Transmission Line
    15. Effective ABCD Parameters
    16. Conversion of ABCD parameter of transformer into S-parameter
    17. Unit Element (UE)
    18. K-Inverter (Impedance Inverter)
    19. J-Inverter (Admittance Inverter)
    20. Analysis of odd mode and even mode
    21. Kuroda’s Identities

Chapter 2. Planar Transmission Lines

2.1 Microwave Theory and Circuits

2.2 Planar transmission lines and microwave integrated circuits

2.3 Stripline

2.4 Microstrip line

2.5 Suspended Microstrip Line and inverted Microstrip Line

2.6 Slotline

2.7 Comparison between Slot line-Microstrip Line

2.8 Coplanar Waveguide (CPW)

2.8.1 Calculation of Phase velocity (ν_p) and Z_0 for CPW with infinitely thick substrate

2.9 Coplanar Strips (CPS)

2.10 Fin Line

2.11 MIC

2.12 Static –TEM parameters

2.13 Effects of Discontinuities

2.14 Applications of Transmission Line more than 100 GHz

2.15 Summary

Chapter 3. Microwave Components (MICs)

3.1 Directional Coupler

3.2 Two Stub Branch Line Coupler

3.3 Hybrid Ring coupler

3.4 Back waveguide Coupler

3.5 Basic T-Junction Power Divider

Chapter 4. Microwave Filters

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Classification

4.3 Coupling matrix

4.4 Lumped Element Filter

4.5 Prototype Low-Pass Filter and its Design Equations for Maximally Flat and Tchebycheff


4.6 Butterworth Low Pass Prototype

4.7 Band Pass Filter (BPF) Design Equations

4.8 Filter Transformation

4.9 Filter Problems

Chapter 5. Microwave Amplifiers

    1. Stability
    2. Input and Output Stability Circles
    3. Unconditional Stability
    4. Stability Circles
    5. Input Stability Circle
    6. Constant Gain Circles
    7. Design Procedure for Stability Circle
    8. Noise Figure
    9. Low Noise Amplifier
    10. S-Parameters and Signal Flow Graphs
    11. Derivation of
    12. Constant Gain Circles
    13. Normalized Gain Factors and
    14. Input Reflection Coefficient ()
    15. Output Reflection Coefficient ()
    16. Summary

About the Author

S. Raghavan is a senior Professor in Electronics and Communication Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology (N.I.T.), Trichy and has 33 years of teaching and research experience. His interest includes Microwave Integrated Circuits, RF MEMS, BioMEMS, Metamaterial and Microwave Engineering. A proud research scholar of Prof. Bharathi Bhat and Prof. SK Koul, CARE, IIT Delhi, he has established a state of the art Microwave Integrated Circuit and Microwave Laboratory in N.I.T., Trichy with the help of Govt. Of India funding. He won Best Teacher award twice and conferred with Honorary Fellowship of Ancient Sciences and Archaeological Society of India and was a Visiting Fellow at California State University, North Ridge, USA. He conductedTutorial in APEMC 2010, Beijing, China and served as Organizing Chair of ‘Indian Antenna Week 2014’, Chandigarh. He was invited to be a session chair at PIERS 2013 symposium Taipei, Taiwan. He has 80 research papers in international journals and 70 in IEEExplore and 130 international conferences and 26 national conferences to his credit. To date, he has guided more than 10 Ph.D. scholars. He is a Senior Member/Fellow in more than 20 international and national professional societies including IEEE, IEI, IETE, CSI, and TSI. Apart from organizing various workshops of national importance, he has also contributed lot in the development of a state-of-the-art library and hospital in NITT.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / Circuits / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mobile & Wireless Communications