Table of contents for RF circuit design / Christopher Bowick ; with John Blyler and Cheryl Ajluni.


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CHAPTER 1                                                                                                     1
Components and Systems
Wire - Resistors - Capacitors - Inductors - Toroids - Toroidal Inductor Design - Practical Winding Hints
CHAPTER 2                                                                                                   23
Resonant Circuits
Some Definitions - Resonance (Lossless Components) - Loaded Q - Insertion Loss - Impedance Transformation -
Coupling of Resonant Circuits - Summary
CHAPTER 3                                                                                                   37
Filter Design
Background - Modern Filter Design - Normalization and the Low-Pass Prototype - Filter Types - Frequency and
Impedance Scaling - High-Pass Filter Design - The Dual Network - Bandpass Filter Design - Summary of the
Bandpass Filter Design Procedure - Band-Rejection Filter Design - The Effects of Finite Q
CHAPTER 4                                                                                                   63
Impedance Matching
Background - The L Network - Dealing With Complex Loads - Three-Element Matching - Low-Q or Wideband
Matching Networks - The Smith Chart - Impedance Matching on the Smith Chart - Software Design Tools - Summary
CHAPTER 5                                                                                                  103
The Transistor at Radio Frequencies
RF Transistor Materials - The Transistor Equivalent Circuit - Y Parameters - S Parameters - Understanding RF
Transistor Data Sheets - Summary
CHAPTER 6                                                                                                  125
Small-Signal RF Amplifier Design
Some Definitions -- Transistor Biasing - Design Using Y Parameters - Design Using S Parameters
CHAPTER 7                                                                                                 169
RF (Large Signal) Power Amplifiers
RF Power Transistor Characteristics - Transistor Biasing - RF Semiconductor Devices - Power Amplifier Design -
Matching to Coaxial Feedlines - Automatic Shutdown Circuitry - Broadband Transformers - Practical Winding Hints -
Summary
CHAPTER 8                                                                                                 185
RF Front-End Design
Higher Levels of Integration - Basic Receiver Architectures - ADC'S Effect on Front-End Design -
Software Defined Radios - Case Study-Modern Communication Receiver
CHAPTER 9                                                                                                 203
RF Design Tobols
Design Tool Basics - Design Languages - RFIC Design Flow- RFIC Design Flow Example - Simulation Example 1 -
Simulation Example 2 - Modeling - PCB Design - Packaging - Case Study - Summary
APPENDIX A                                                                                                227
APPENDIX B                                                                                                229
BIBLIOGRAPHY                                                                                              233



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Radio circuits Design and construction, Radio frequency