Category: RF Electronic Devices and Systems

RF Electronic Devices and Systems Design: Preface

RF Electronic Devices and Systems Design: Preface

Aim of the study element

To introduce the principles and basic concepts RF and microwave theory, acquire knowledge about noises, nonlinear effects, wireless systems, their design and measurement methodology and technology.

Learning outcome

Having successfully completed this element you will be able to:

  • Successfully use transmission and electromagnetic and transmission line theories for microwave electric circuits.
  • Be familiar with the basic concepts of RF and microwave devices.
  • Make successful microwave analysis with CAD instrumentation and analytical tools.
  • Have knowledge about nonlinear effects and noises in microwave devices.
  • Be introduced to and will be able to design the most commonly used microwave systems.

Covered topics

  • Introduction into microwaves.
  • Scattering parameters, impedance matching and tunning, Smith chart.
  • Microwave network analysis.
  • Microwave resonators.
  • Power dividers and directional couplers.
  • Microwave filters, and design of ferromagnetic components.
  • Active microwave devices.
  • Noise and nonlinear distortion.
  • Basics of microwave systems/applications.