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Radio Frequency Circuit Design, 2nd EditionISBN: 9781118099476
401 pages
March 2011, WileyIEEE Press

Preface to the First Edition.
1 Information Transfer Technology.
1.1 Introduction.
1.2 Information and Capacity.
1.3 Dependent States.
1.4 Basic Transmitter?Receiver Confi guration.
1.5 Active Device Technology.
Problems.
Reference.
2 Resistors, Capacitors, and Inductors.
2.1 Introduction.
2.2 Resistors.
2.3 Capacitors.
2.4 Inductors.
2.5 Conclusions.
Problems.
References.
3 Impedance Matching.
3.1 Introduction.
3.2 The Q Factor.
3.3 Resonance and Bandwidth.
3.4 Unloaded Q.
3.5 L Circuit Impedance Matching.
3.6 π Transformation Circuit.
3.7 T Transformation Circuit.
3.8 Tapped Capacitor Transformer.
3.9 Parallel DoubleTuned Transformer.
3.10 Conclusions.
Problems.
References.
4 Multiport Circuit Parameters and Transmission Lines.
4.1 Voltage?Current TwoPort Parameters.
4.2 ABCD Parameters.
4.3 Image Impedance.
4.4 Telegrapher's Equations.
4.5 Transmission Line Equation.
4.6 Smith Chart.
4.7 Transmission Line Stub Transformer.
4.8 Commonly Used Transmission Lines.
4.9 Scattering Parameters.
4.10 Indefinite Admittance Matrix.
4.11 Indefinite Scattering Matrix.
4.12 Conclusions.
Problems.
References.
5 Filter Design and Approximation.
5.1 Introduction.
5.2 Ideal and Approximate Filter Types.
5.3 Transfer Function and Basic Filter Concepts.
5.4 Ladder Network Filters.
5.5 Elliptic Filter.
5.6 Matching Between Unequal Resistance Levels.
5.7 Conclusions.
Problems.
References.
6 Transmission Line Transformers.
6.1 Introduction.
6.2 Ideal Transmission Line Transformers.
6.3 Transmission Line Transformer Synthesis.
6.4 Electrically Long Transmission Line Transformers.
6.5 Baluns.
6.6 Dividers and Combiners.
6.7 The 90? Coupler.
Problems.
References.
7 Noise in RF Amplifiers.
7.1 Sources of Noise.
7.2 Thermal Noise.
7.3 Shot Noise.
7.4 Noise Circuit Analysis.
7.5 Amplifier Noise Characterization.
7.6 Noise Measurement.
7.7 Noisy TwoPort Circuits.
7.8 TwoPort Noise Factor Derivation.
7.9 Fukui Noise Model for Transistors.
Problems.
References.
8 Class A Amplifiers.
8.1 Introduction.
8.2 Defi nitions of Gain.
8.3 Transducer Power Gain of a TwoPort Network.
8.4 Power Gain Using S Parameters.
8.5 Simultaneous Match for Maximum Power Gain.
8.6 Stability.
8.7 Class A Power Amplifiers.
8.8 Power Combining of Power Amplifiers.
8.9 Properties of Cascaded Amplifiers.
8.10 Amplifier Design for Optimum Gain and Noise.
8.11 Conclusions.
Problems.
References.
9 RF Power Amplifiers.
9.1 Transistor Configurations.
9.2 Class B Amplifier.
9.3 Class C Amplifier.
9.4 Class C Input Bias Voltage.
9.5 Class D Power Amplifier.
9.6 Class E Power Amplifier.
9.7 Class F Power Amplifier.
9.8 FeedForward Amplifiers.
9.9 Conclusions.
Problems.
References.
10 Oscillators and Harmonic Generators.
10.1 Oscillator Fundamentals.
10.2 Feedback Theory.
10.3 TwoPort Oscillators with External Feedback.
10.4 Practical Oscillator Example.
10.5 Minimum Requirements of the Reflection Coefficient.
10.6 Common Gate (Base) Oscillators.
10.7 Stability of an Oscillator.
10.8 InjectionLocked Oscillator.
10.9 Oscillator Phase Noise.
10.10 Harmonic Generators.
Problems.
References.
11 RF Mixers.
11.1 Nonlinear Device Characteristics.
11.2 Figures of Merit for Mixers.
11.3 SingleEnded Mixers.
11.4 SingleBalanced Mixers.
11.5 DoubleBalanced Mixers.
11.6 DoubleBalanced Transistor Mixers.
11.7 Spurious Response.
11.8 SingleSideband Noise Factor and Noise Temperature.
11.9 Special Mixer Applications.
11.10 Conclusions.
Problems.
References.
12 PhaseLock Loops.
12.1 Introduction.
12.2 PLL Design Background.
12.3 PLL Applications.
12.4 PLL Basics.
12.5 Loop Design Principles.
12.6 Linear Analysis of the PLL.
12.7 Locking a PhaseLock Loop.
12.8 Loop Types.
12.9 Negative Feedback in a PLL.
12.10 PLL Design Equations.
12.11 Phase Detector Types.
12.12 Design Examples.
12.13 Conclusions.
Problems.
References.
Appendix A Example of a Solenoid Design.
Appendix B Analytical Spiral Inductor Model.
Appendix C DoubleTuned Matching Circuit Example.
Appendix D TwoPort Parameter Conversion.
Appendix E Termination of a Transistor Port with a Load.
Appendix F Transistor and Amplifier Formulas.
Appendix G Transformed FrequencyDomain Measurements Using SPICE.
Appendix H SingleTone Intermodulation Distortion Suppression for DoubleBalanced Mixers.
Index.

This book expands upon the first edition to include novel applications of RF technology, an area which continues to grow and evolve. The updated text provide practicing engineers and students with a thorough basis for design of RF circuits, including phase locked loops, filters, transformers, amplifiers, mixers, and oscillators.

Updates first edition to explain new techniques for RF design, particularly a better understanding of RF power amplifiers.

Expands upon class D and E power amplifier treatment.

Includes problems at the end of each chapter to aid in learning process.

Provides summary tables, graphs, equations, and SPICE examples.

Solutions Manual available for instructors.