RF Circuit Design, Second Edition

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RF circuit design is now more important than ever as we find ourselves in an increasingly wireless world. Radio is the backbone of today's wireless industry with protocols such as Bluetooth®, Wi-Fi, WiMAX, and ZigBee®. Most, if not all, mobile devices have an RF component and this book tells the reader how to design and integrate that component in a very practical fashion. This book has been updated to include today's integrated circuit (IC) and system-level design issues as well as keeping its classic "wire lead" material. Design concepts and tools include:The Basics: wires, resistors, capacitors, inductorsResonant Circuits: resonance, insertion lossFilter Design: high-pass, bandpass, band-rejectionImpedance Matching: the L Network, Smith Charts, software design toolsTransistors: materials, Y parameters, S parametersSmall Signal RF Amplifiers: transistor biasing, Y parameters, S parametersRF Power Amplifiers: automatic shutdown circuitry, broadband transformers, practical winding hintsRF Front-End: architectures, software-defined radios, ADC's effectsRF Design Tools: languages, flow, modelingÊPublished 2008