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RF and Microwave Circuits, Measurements, and Modeling

1st Edition

Edited by Mike Golio, Janet Golio

CRC Press

772 pages | 532 B/W Illus.

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Highlighting the challenges RF and microwave circuit designers face in their day-to-day tasks, RF and Microwave Circuits, Measurements, and Modeling explores RF and microwave circuit designs in terms of performance and critical design specifications. The book discusses transmitters and receivers first in terms of functional circuit block and then examines each block individually. Separate articles consider fundamental amplifier issues, low noise amplifiers, power amplifiers for handset applications and high power, power amplifiers. Additional chapters cover other circuit functions including oscillators, mixers, modulators, phase locked loops, filters and multiplexers.

New chapters discuss high-power PAs, bit error rate testing, and nonlinear modeling of heterojunction bipolar transistors, while other chapters feature new and updated material that reflects recent progress in such areas as high-volume testing, transmitters and receivers, and CAD tools.

The unique behavior and requirements associated with RF and microwave systems establishes a need for unique and complex models and simulation tools. The required toolset for a microwave circuit designer includes unique device models, both 2D and 3D electromagnetic simulators, as well as frequency domain based small signal and large signal circuit and system simulators. This unique suite of tools requires a design procedure that is also distinctive. This book examines not only the distinct design tools of the microwave circuit designer, but also the design procedures that must be followed to use them effectively.

Table of Contents

Introduction, P. Fay

Overview of Microwave Engineering, M.Golio

Microwave Measurements

Linear Measurements, R.E. Ham

Network Analyzer Calibration, J. Staudinger

Phase Calibration and Measurement, K.A. Remley and P.D. Hale

Noise Measurements, A. Riddle

Nonlinear Microwave Measurement and Characterization, J. Stevenson Kenney

Theory of High-Power Load-Pull Characterization for RF and Microwave Transistors, J.F. Sevic

Pulsed Measurements, A.E. Parker, J.G. Rathmell, and J.B. Scott

Microwave On-Wafer Test, J.-P. Lanteri, C. Jones, and J.R. Mahon

High Volume Microwave Test, J.-P. Lanteri, C. Jones, and J.R. Mahon

Large Signal Network Analysis/Waveform Measurements, J.M. Gering


Receivers, W.L. Seely

Transmitters, W.L. Seely

Low Noise Amplifier Design, J. Kucera and U. Lott

Microwave Mixer Design, A.M. Pavio

Modulation and Demodulation Circuitry, C. Nelson

Power Amplifier Fundamentals, D.A. Teeter and E.T. Spears

Handset Power Amplifier Design, D.A. Teeter and E.T. Spears

Amplifiers, W.L. Seely

High Power Amplifiers, B. Irvine, T. Heckleman and A. Radomski Oscillator Circuits, A. Riddle

Phase Locked Loop Design, R. Newgard

Filters and Multiplexers, R.V. Snyder

RF Switches, R.J. Trew

Monolithic Microwave IC Technology, L.P. Dunleavy

RFIC Design Trade-Offs (Bringing RFICs to the Market), J. Cowles

CAD, Simulation and Modeling

System Simulation, J. Staudinger

Numerical Techniques for the Analysis and Design of RF/Microwave Structures, M.M. Tentzeris

Computer Aided Design of Passive Components, D.G. Swanson, Jr.

Nonlinear RF and Microwave Circuit Analysis, M.B. Steer and J.F. Sevic

Computer Aided Design (CAD) of Microwave Circuitry, R. Kielmeyer

Nonlinear Transistor Modeling for Circuit Simulation, W.R. Curtice

Behavioral Modeling of Microwave Power Amplifiers, T.S. Nielsen

Technology CAD, P.A. Blakey

Appendix A: Mathematics, Symbols, and Physical Constants, H.M. Harris

Appendix B: Microwave Engineering Appendix, J.P. Wendler Index

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