Fast: Fast Amplifier Synthesis Tool - Software and User's Guide

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Reducing complex RF and microwave circuit development to an extremely fast and efficient process, this powerful electronic design automation (EDA) tool offers you invaluable assistance in the design of single- and multi-stage linear and low noise amplifiers. The software also automatically synthesizes power amplifiers based on S Parameter device models. This unique design tool incorporates circuit synthesis, schematic capture, and a powerful circuit simulation engine into an integrated design environment. Design specifications, preferences and goals are set up as user inputs on a simple form, allowing you to synthesize a complete single- or multi-stage amplifier circuit with just a single menu click.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580538602
  • Publisher: Artech House, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/28/2004
  • Series: Artech House Microwave Library
  • Pages: 172
  • Product dimensions: 8.36 (w) x 10.44 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Dale D. Henkes is the owner of ACS (Applied Computational Sciences) located in Escondido, CA, where he also serves as principal RF engineer. A member of the IEEE and author of several articles in prominent trade publications, Mr. Henkes has over 25 years of professional experience in RF design/electrical engineering. He earned his B.S. in engineering at Walla Walla College, College Place, WA.

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Table of Contents

Introduction. Getting Started. Entering the Design Specifications. Creating and Editing Schematics. Using External Device Data. Tuning. Single Frequency Analysis (Circles Utility). Program Options and Settings. Analysis Tools for Displaying Results. Statistical Analysis. Examples. Reference. Appendix A: S-Parameters and Power Gain Equations.

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