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RF Circuit Design Theory and Applications

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ISBN-10: 0130953237

ISBN-13: 9780130953230

Edition: 3rd 2000

Authors: Pavel Bretchko, Reinhold Ludwig

List price: $116.00
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Description:

This practical and comprehensive book introduces RF circuit design fundamentals while emphasizing a circuit-based approach.
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Book details

List price: $116.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/18/2000
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 642
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Introduction
Importance of Radiofrequency Design
Dimensions and Units
Frequency Spectrum
RF Behavior of Passive Components
Chip Components and Circuit Board Considerations
Summary
Transmission Line Analysis
Why Transmission Line Theory? Examples of Transmission Lines
Equivalent Circuit Representation
Theoretical Foundation
Circuit Parameters for a Parallel Plate Transmission Line
Summary of Different Line Configurations
General Transmission Line Equation
Microstrip Transmission Line
Terminated Lossless Transmission Line
Special Termination Conditions
Sourced and Loaded Transmission Line
Summary
The Smith Chart
From Reflection Coefficient to Load Impedance
Impedance Transformation
Admittance Transformation
Parallel and Series Connections
Summary
Single- and Multiport Networks
Basic Definitions
Interconnecting Networks
Network Properties and Applications
Scattering Parameters
Summary
An Overview of RF Filter Design
Basic Resonator and Filter Configurations
Special Filter Realizations
Filter Implementation
Coupled Filter
Summary
Active RF Components
Semiconductor Basics
RF Diodes
Bipolar-Junction Transistor
RF Field Effect Transistors
High Electron Mobility Transistors
Summary
Active RF Component Modeling
Diode Models
Transistor Models
Measurement of Active Devices
Scattering Parameter Device Characterization
Summary
Matching and Biasing Networks
Impedance Matching Using Discrete Components
Microstrip Line Matching Networks
Amplifier Classes of Operation and Biasing Networks
Summary
RF Transistor Amplifier Designs
Characteristics of Amplifiers
Amplifier Power Relations
Stability Considerations
Constant Gain
Noise Figure Circles
Constant VSWR Circles
Broadband, High-Power, and Multistage Amplifiers
Summary
Oscillators and Mixers
Basic Oscillator Model
High-Frequency Oscillator Configuration
Basic Characteristics of Mixers
Summary
Useful Physical Quantities and Units
Skin Equation for a Cylindrical Conductor
Complex Numbers
Basic Definition
Magnitude Computations
Circle Equation
Matrix Conversions
Physical Parameters of Semiconductors
Long and Short Diode Models
Long Diode
Short Diode
Couplers
Wilkinson Divider
Branch Line Coupler
Lange Coupler
Noise Analysis
Basic Definition