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Radio Frequency and Microwave Electronics Illustrated

ISBN-10: 0130279587
ISBN-13: 9780130279583
Edition: 2001
List price: $105.00
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Description: For undergraduate course in RF electronics and Microwave Circuits and Devices. This highly illustrated resource makes grasping the fundamentals of RF and microwave electronic theory and design easier and faster. Begins at the rudimentary level of  More...

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List price: $105.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/28/2000
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 864
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.146
Language: English

For undergraduate course in RF electronics and Microwave Circuits and Devices. This highly illustrated resource makes grasping the fundamentals of RF and microwave electronic theory and design easier and faster. Begins at the rudimentary level of axioms and postulates of physical sciences and progresses to introduce low-frequency transistor circuit analysis and design, RF electronics and wave fundamentals, microstrip lines, and the application of the Smith chart in lumped and distributed circuit analysis and design.

The Highest Fundamentals
Fundamental Concepts of Science and Engineering
Knowledge and Science: Definitions
Structure of a Science
Considerations Built into a Science
Commonality and Interrelatedness of Considerations
The Role of Mathematics
Physical Sciences: Clarification and Definition
Summary and Conclusions
Fundamental Concepts in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Additional Considerations Implicit in Physics
The Field of Electronics
Basic Electrical Quantities, definitions of
Principle of Conservation of Energy
Maxwell's Equations
System of Units
Mathematical Foundation for Understanding Circuits
Phasor Transform
Inverse Phasor Transform
Reasons for Using Phasors
Low-Frequency Electrical Energy Concepts
Basic Circuit Elements
Series and Parallel Configurations
Concept of Impedance Revisited
Low-Frequency Electrical Laws
Fundamental Circuit Theorems
Miller's Theorem
Power Calculations in Sinusoidal Steady State
The Decibel Unit (dB)
DC and Low-Frequency Circuits Concepts
Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJTs)
Field Effect Transistors (FETs)
How to Do AC Small-Signal Analysis
Summary and Conclusions
Wave Propagation in Networks
Introduction to Radio Frequency and Microwave Concepts and Applications
Reasons for Using RF/Microwaves
RF/Microwave Applications
Radio Frequency (RF) Waves
RF and Microwave (MW) Circuit Design
The Unchanging Fundamental versus the Ever-Evolving Structure
General Active-Circuit Block Diagrams
Rf Electronics Concepts
RF/Microwaves versus DC or Low AC Signals
EM Spectrum
Wavelength and Frequency
Introduction to Component Basics
Resonant Circuits
Analysis of a Simple Circuit in Phasor Domain
Impedance Transformers
RF Impedance Matching
Three-Element Matching
Fundamental Concepts in Wave Propagation
Qualities of Energy
Definition of a Wave
Mathematical Form of Propagating Waves
Properties of Waves
Transmission Media
Microstrip Line
Circuit Representations of Two-Port Rf/Microwave Networks
Low-Frequency Parameters
High-Frequency Parameters
Formulation of the S-Parameters
Properties of S-Parameters
Shifting Reference Planes
Transmission Matrix
Generalized Scattering Parameters
Signal Flow Graphs
Passive Circuit Design
The Smith Chart
A Valuable Graphical Aid: The Smith Chart
Derivation of Smith Chart
Description of Two Types of Smith Charts
Smith Chart's Circular Scales
Smith Chart's Radial Scales
The Normalized Impedance-Admittance (ZY) Smith Chart
Applications of the Smith Chart
Distributed Circuit Applications
Lumped Element Circuit Applications
Foster's Reactance Theorem
Design of Matching Networks
Definition of Impedance Matching
Selection of a Matching Network
The Goal of Impedance Matching
Design of Matching Circuits Using Lumped Elements
Matching Network Design Using Distributed Elements
Basic Considerations in Active Networks
Stability Considerations in Active Networks
Stability Circles
Graphical Solution of Stability Criteria
Analytical Solution of Stability Criteria
Potentially Unstable Case
Gain Considerations in Amplifiers
Power Gain Concepts
A Special Case: Unilateral Transistor
The Mismatch Factor
Input and Output VSWR
Maximum Gain Design
Unilateral Case (Maximum Gain)
Constant Gain Circles (Unilateral Case)
Unilateral Figure of Merit
Bilateral Case
Noise Considerations in Active Networks
Importance of Noise
Noise Definition
Sources of Noise
Thermal Noise Analysis
Noise Model of a Noisy Resistor
Equivalent Noise Temperature
Definitions of Noise Figure
Noise Figure of Cascaded Networks
Constant Noise Figure Circles
Active Networks: Linear and Nonlinear Design
RF/Microwave Amplifiers I: Small-Signal Design
Types of Amplifiers
Small-Signal Amplifiers
Design of Different Types of Amplifiers
Multistage Small-Signal Amplifier Design
RF/Microwave Amplifiers II: Large-Signal Design
High-Power Amplifiers
Large-Signal Amplifier Design
Microwave Power Combining/Dividing Techniques
Signal Distortion Due to Intermodulation Products
Multistage Amplifiers: Large-Signal Design
RF/Microwave Oscillator Design
Oscillator versus Amplifier Design
Oscillation Conditions
Design of Transistor Oscillators
Generator-Tuning Networks
RF/Microwave Frequency Conversion I: Rectifier and Detector Design
Small-Signal Analysis of a Diode
Diode Applications in Detector Circuits
Detector Losses
Effect of Matching Network on the Voltage Sensitivity
Detector Design
RF/Microwave Frequency Conversion II: Mixer Design
Mixer Types
Conversion Loss for SSB Mixers
SSB versus DSB Mixers: Conversion Loss and Noise Figure
One-Diode (or Single-Ended) Mixers
Two-Diode Mixers
Four Diode Mixers
Eight-Diode Mixers
Mixer Summary
RF/Microwave Control Circuit Design
PN Junction Devices
Switch Configurations
Phase Shifters
Digital Phase Shifters
Semiconductor Phase Shifters
PIN Diode Attenuators
RF/Microwave Integrated Circuit Design
Microwave Integrated Circuits
MIC Materials
Types of MICs
Hybrid versus Monolithic MICs
Chip Mathematics
List of Symbols and Abbreviations
Physical Constants
International System of Units (SI)
Unit Prefixes
Greek Alphabet
Classical Laws of Electricity, Magnetism and Electromagnetics
Materials Constants and Frequency Bands
Conversion Among Two-Port Network Parameters
Conversion Among the Y-Parameters of A Transistor (Three Configurations: CE, CB, and CC)
Useful Mathematical Formulas
DC Bias Networks for an Fet
Computer Aided Design (CAD) Examples
Derivation of the Constant Gain and Noise Figure Circles
About the Software...
Glossary of Technical Terms
About the Author
About the CD-ROM

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