ISBN-10:
189112188X
ISBN-13:
9781891121883
Pub. Date:
08/01/2009
Publisher:
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Microwave and RF Design: A Systems Approach

Microwave and RF Design: A Systems Approach

by Michael Steer
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ISBN-13: 9781891121883
Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Publication date: 08/01/2009
Edition description: Enlarged
Pages: 980
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 2.10(d)

About the Author

Michael Steer is currently the Lampe Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University (NCSU) and is a Fellow of the IEEE. He has authored more than 460 publications and 2 other books: Foundations of Interconnect and Microstrip Design and Multifunctional Adaptive Microwave Circuits and Systems. He is a former Editor-In-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques.

Table of Contents

Preface

SYSTEMS MODULE

1 Modulation, Transmitters and Receivers

1.1 Introduction

1.2 RF Signals

1.3 Analog Modulation

1.4 Digital Modulation

1.5 Amplifiers

1.6 Noise and Nonlinear Distortion

1.7 Active Switch

1.8 Mixers

1.9 Early Receiver Technology

1.10 Modern Transmitter Architectures

1.11 Modern Receiver Architectures

1.12 Summary

1.13 List of Examples

1.14 Exercises

2 Antennas and RF Link

2.1 Introduction

2.2 RF Antennas

2.3 Radiation from a Current Filament

2.4 Resonant Antennas

2.5 Traveling-Wave Antennas Revisited

2.6 The RF link

2.7 Radio Link Interference

2.8 Summary

2.9 Exercises

3 Radio Frequency Systems

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Communication Over Distance

3.3 Wireless Standards

3.4 Conventional Wireless Communications

3.5 Simplex and Duplex Operation

3.6 Cellular Communications

3.7 Multiple Access Schemes

3.8 Spectrum Efficiency

3.9 Cellular Phone Systems

3.10 Generations of Radio

3.11 Long Term Evolution: Beyond 3G

3.12 Radar Systems

3.13 Radiometer System

3.14 Summary

3.15 Exercises

DISTRIBUTED COMPONENTS MODULE

4 Transmission Lines

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Media

4.3 Substrates

4.4 Transmission Line Structures

4.5 Modeling of Transmission Lines

4.6 Transmission Line Theory

4.7 The Terminated Lossless Line

4.8 Special Cases of Lossless Terminated Lines

4.9 InputImpedance of a Terminated Lossy Line

4.10 Transmission Line Components

4.11 Resonators

4.12 Microstrip Transmission Lines


4.13 Microstrip Design Formulas

4.14 Summary

4.15 Exercises

5 Extraordinary Transmission Line Effects

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Frequency-dependent characteristics

5.3 High-Frequency properties of microstrip lines

5.4 Multimoding on Transmission Lines

5.5 Parallel PlateWaveguide

5.6 Microstrip Operating Frequency Limitations

5.7 Power Losses and Parasitic Effects

5.8 Lines on Semiconductor Substrates

5.9 Summary

5.10 Exercises

6 Microwave Network Analysis

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Two-Port Networks

6.3 Scattering Parameters

6.4 The N-Port Network

6.5 Scattering Parameters And Amplifiers

6.6 Scattering Parameter Matrices of Common Two-Ports

6.7 Scattering-Parameter Two-Port Relationships

6.8 Signal Flow Graph

6.9 Polar Representations of Scattering Parameters

6.10 Smith R Chart

6.11 Measurement of Scattering Parameters

6.12 Summary

6.13 Exercises

COUPLED STRUCTURES AND MATCHING MODULE

7 Coupled Lines and Applications

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Physics of Coupling

7.3 Coupled Transmission Line Theory

7.4 Capacitance Matrix Extraction

7.5 Symmetric Coupled Transmission Line

7.6 Formulas for Characteristic Impedance of Coupled Lines

7.7 Directional Coupler

7.8 Common Impedance Coupling

7.9 The Lange Coupler

7.10 Directional Coupler With Lumped Capacitors

7.11 Summary

7.12 Exercises

8 Passive Components

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Lumped Elements

8.3 Hybrids and Baluns

8.4 Magnetic Transformers

8.5 Transmission Line Transformer

8.6 Hybrid Transformer used as a Combiner

8.7 Hybrid Transformer used as a Power Splitter

8.8 Broadband Hybrid Combiner

8.9 Branch-Line Hybrids Based on Transmission Lines

8.10 Lumped-Element Hybrids

8.11 Resonators

8.12 Summary

8.13 Exercises

9 Impedance Matching

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Q-Factor and Resonant Circuits

9.3 Impedance Transforming Networks

9.4 The L Matching Network

9.5 Dealing with Complex Loads

9.6 Three-Element Matching

9.7 Impedance Matching using Smith R Charts

9.8 Distributed Matching

9.9 Summary

9.10 Exercises

10 Filters

10.1 Introduction

10.2 Singly- and Doubly-Terminated Networks

10.3 The Lowpass Filter Prototype

10.4 The Maximally-Flat (Butterworth) Lowpass Approximation

10.5 The Chebyshev Lowpass Approximation

10.6 Element Extraction

10.7 Butterworth and Chebyshev Filters

10.8 The Inverter and the Quarter-Wave Transformer

10.9 Filter Transformations

10.10 Cascaded Line Realization of Filters

10.11 Richards' Transformation

10.12 The Admittance Inverter

10.13 Coupled Lines

10.14 Inverter Network Scaling

10.15 Combline Filter

10.16 Design of a Bandstop Filter

10.17 Alternative Bandpass Filter Topologies

10.18 Active Filters

10.19 Summary

10.20 Exercises

References

A Mathematical Identities and Relationships

A.1 Complex Numbers And Phasors

A.2 Del Vector Operator

A.3 Trigonometric Identities

A.4 Interpolation

B Power Descriptions

C Physical Constants and Material Properties

D Maxwell's Equations

E Waveguide Field Analysis

Index

Glossary

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