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Nonlinear RF Circuits and Nonlinear Vector Network Analyzers
Interactive Measurement and Design Techniques

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Part of The Cambridge RF and Microwave Engineering Series

  • Date Published: July 2011
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521889957

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  • With increasingly low-cost and power-efficient RF electronics demanded by today's wireless communication systems, it is essential to keep up to speed with new developments. This book presents key advances in the field that you need to know about and emerging patterns in large-signal measurement techniques, modeling and nonlinear circuit design theory supported by practical examples. Topics covered include: • Novel large-signal measurement techniques that have become available with the introduction of nonlinear vector network analyzers (NVNA), such as the LSNA, PNA-X and SWAP • Direct extraction of device models from large-signal RF dynamic loadlines • Characterization of memory effects (self-heating, traps) with pulsed RF measurements • Interactive design of power-efficient amplifiers (PA) and oscillators using ultra-fast multi-harmonic active load-pull • Volterra and poly-harmonic distortion (X-parameters) behavioral modeling • Oscillator phase noise theory • Balancing, modeling and poly-harmonic linearization of broadband RFIC modulators • Development of a frequency selective predistorter to linearize PAs

    • Presents key advances and emerging patterns in the field
    • Includes practical examples to support the theory
    • Covers novel large-signal measurement techniques that have become available with the introduction of nonlinear vector network analyzers (NVNA), such as the LSNA, PNA-X and SWAP
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    • Date Published: July 2011
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521889957
    • length: 300 pages
    • dimensions: 255 x 182 x 19 mm
    • weight: 0.74kg
    • contains: 214 b/w illus. 18 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Wireless signals
    2. Large-signal vector measurement techniques with NVNAs
    3. Device modeling and verification with NVNA measurements
    4. Memory effects in RF power transistors
    5. Interactive loadline-based design of RF power amplifiers
    6. Behavioral modeling
    7. Kurokawa theory of oscillator design and phase-noise theory
    8. Design, modeling and linearization of mixers, modulators and demodulators.

  • Author

    Patrick Roblin, Ohio State University
    Patrick Roblin is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Ohio State University (OSU). He has worked at OSU since 1984, after receiving his D.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from Washington University. He is the founder of the Nonlinear RF Research Laboratory at OSU and previously co-wrote the book High-Speed Heterostructure Devices (Cambridge University Press, 2002).

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