Radio-Frequency Electronics: Circuits and Applications

Radio-Frequency Electronics: Circuits and Applications

by Jon B. Hagen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521553563

ISBN-13: 9780521553568

Pub. Date: 11/28/1996

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This second, updated edition of the best-selling Radio-Frequency Electronics introduces the basic concepts and key circuits of radio-frequency systems. It covers the fundamental principles applying to all radio devices, from wireless single-chip data transceivers to high-power broadcast transmitters. This new edition is extensively revised and expanded throughout,…  See more details below

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This second, updated edition of the best-selling Radio-Frequency Electronics introduces the basic concepts and key circuits of radio-frequency systems. It covers the fundamental principles applying to all radio devices, from wireless single-chip data transceivers to high-power broadcast transmitters. This new edition is extensively revised and expanded throughout, including additional chapters on radar, digital modulation, GPS navigation, and S-parameter circuit analysis. New worked examples and end-of-chapter problems are included to aid and test understanding of the topics covered, as well as numerous extra figures to provide a visual aid to learning. Key topics covered include filters, amplifiers, oscillators, modulators, low-noise amplifiers, phase lock loops, transformers, waveguides, and antennas. Assuming no prior knowledge of radio electronics, this is a perfect introduction to the subject. It is an ideal textbook for junior or senior courses in electrical engineering, as well as an invaluable reference for professional engineers in this area.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521553568
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
357
Product dimensions:
7.99(w) x 9.96(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Impedance matching; 3. Linear power amplifiers; 4. Basic filters; 5. Frequency converters; 6. Amplitude and frequency modulation; 7. Radio receivers; 8. Suppressed-carrier AM and quadrature AM (QAM); 9. Class-C, D, and E power RF amplifiers; 10. Transmission lines; 11. Oscillators; 12. Phase lock loops and synthesizers; 13. Coupled-resonator bandpass filters; 14. Transformers and baluns; 15. Hybrid couplers; 16. Waveguide circuits; 17. Small-signal RF amplifiers; 18. Demodulators and detectors; 19. Television systems; 20. Antennas and radio wave propagation; 21. Radar systems; 22. Digital modulation techniques; 23. Modulation, noise, and information; 24. Amplifier and oscillator noise analysis; 25. The GPS navigation system; 26. Radio and radar astronomy; 27. Radio spectrometry; 28. S-parameter circuit analysis; 29. Power supplies; 30. RF test equipment; Index.

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