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RF transceivers 2: design
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Organization logo: Eindhoven University of Technology

About this course

• General introduction to RF transceiver circuits • RF design methods and design tools • IC process and devices • RF subcircuits (incl. specs): LNA, PA, mixer, oscillator, filter, additional circuits if interest & time permits. Lecture 1 Introduction, course organization, software description and installation, description on design methods Lecture 2 IC technology description, device design in an IC technology, challenges/assignments presentation Lecture 3 System design and Architecture Lecture 4 RF Low-noise amplifiers (LNA) Lecture 5 RF Power amplifiers (PA) Lecture 6 RF Mixers Lecture 7 RF Oscillators Lecture 8 RF Synthesizers Lecture 9 Lab 1 Lecture 10 Lab 2 Lecture 11 mm-Wave Low noise amplifiers (LNA) Lecture 12 mm-Wave Power amplifiers (PA) Lecture 13 mm-Wave mixers Lecture 14 mm-Wave Oscillators Lecture 15 mm-Wave Synthesizers Lecture 16 Extra lab session, excursion, or a guest lecture (TBD)

Expected learning outcomes

  • Explain the properties of common modern IC technologies and devices and their relation to RF/Millimeter-wave transceiver circuits.

  • Explain and effectively use appropriate RF/Millimeter-wave transceiver circuit design methods.

  • Explain and effectively use advanced CAD tools in the design and verification of RF/Millimeter-wave transceiver circuits.

  • Explain, analyze and design the following RF/Millimeter-wave circuit types using modern IC technology according to predefined specifications: low-noise amplifiers, power amplifiers, mixer, VCO, and filters.

Examination

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Course requirements

This course assumes that students have an understanding of analog circuit design as it will involve analysis and synthesis of RF and Millimeter-wave circuits. Knowledge on various RF system architectures is not compulsory but recommended.

5SFB0 RF transceivers 1: fundamentals 5SFC0 Advanced CMOS design

Activities

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More information

https://tueacc.osiris-student.nl/onderwijscatalogus/extern/cursus?cursusid=1637758&taal=nl
  • Local course code
    5SFE0
  • Study load
    ECTS 5
  • Level
    master
  • Contact hours per week
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  • Instructors
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  • Mode of delivery
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