Knowledge and understanding of block circuitry of the operation of
modern architectures for radio systems.
Know how to design the following functional blocks: amplifiers and mixers.
Knowledge of modern methods for analyzing microwave networks.
Have acquired the basics contents of circuit theory, electronics
fundamentals of electromagnetism.
Lectures and project activity in Laboratory, which follows
a prototyping phase and performance verification at the Dep. of Information Engineering
It is expressly request the attendance of the CAD and experimental laboratories
Type of Assessment
Know how to apply analysis techniques to the most common microwave networks.
Ability to analyze transceiver architectures.
Know how to demonstrate and to discuss the results obtained during the laboratory part of the course, specifically about the design of the microwave circuit prototype.
1. Introduction to Radio Frequency
-Evolution electronics and wireless systems.
2. Basic Concepts
-noise concepts , sensitivity and nonlinearities in radio systems.
3. Circuits selective and adaptations
-networks for the transfer of power and concepts related to the gain of
4. Active devices and amplifiers
-elements modeling of active devices for RF and their use in
5. modulators and demodulators
-configurazioni fundamental for balanced mixer and their use in
modulators and demodulators
6. Oscillators and rings to agganciodi phase
-configurazioni fundamental for oscillators and operating principle
7. Power Amplifiers
discussion of the various classes of operation and design techniques
8.Tecniche digital radios
systems for trasmissine of traffic signals modulated digitlamente, aspects
characteristics and their impact on the subsystems used
9.Laboratory CAD: design a Class AB amplifier and eventual realization
at the Lab of the Department of Information Engineering