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Modern wireless communications hardware is underpinned by RF and microwave design techniques. This insightful book contains a wealth of circuit layouts, design tips, and practical measurement techniques for building and testing practical gigahertz systems. The book covers everything you need to know to design, build, and test a high-frequency circuit. Microstrip components are discussed, including tricks for extracting good performance from cheap materials. Connectors and cables are also described, as are discrete passive components, antennas, low-noise amplifiers, oscillators, and frequency synthesizers. Practical measurement techniques are presented in detail, including the use of network analyzers, sampling oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, and noise figure meters. Throughout the focus is practical, and many worked examples and design projects are included. There is also a CD-ROM that contains a variety of design and analysis programs. The book is packed with indispensable information for students taking courses on RF or microwave circuits and for practising engineers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521835268
ISBN-10: 0521835267
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 177mm x 46mm)
Pages: 882
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 30-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Thomas H. Lee

Thomas H. Lee received his Sc.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. He has been a Distinguished Lecturer of both the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society and the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society. He is the winner of four 'best paper' awards at international conferences as well as a Packard Foundation Fellowship winner. He has written 100 technical papers and authored the acclaimed text 'The Design of CMOS Radio-Frequency Integrated Circuits' now published in its second edition by Cambridge University Press. He holds 35 US patents and has co-founded several companies, including Matrix Semiconductor.

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