The RF and Microwave Handbook

Author: Mike Golio
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420036763
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The recent shift in focus from defense and government work to commercial wireless efforts has caused the job of the typical microwave engineer to change dramatically. The modern microwave and RF engineer is expected to know customer expectations, market trends, manufacturing technologies, and factory models to a degree that is unprecedented in the history of RF/microwave engineering. With a broad, balanced range of material, The RF and Microwave Handbook provides you with the means to understand and use these factors to improve your overall performance.

Handbook of Microwave Component Measurements

Author: Joel P. Dunsmore
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111839125X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book provides state-of-the-art coverage for making measurements on RF and Microwave Components, both active and passive. A perfect reference for R&D and Test Engineers, with topics ranging from the best practices for basic measurements, to an in-depth analysis of errors, correction methods, and uncertainty analysis, this book provides everything you need to understand microwave measurements. With primary focus on active and passive measurements using a Vector Network Analyzer, these techniques and analysis are equally applicable to measurements made with Spectrum Analyzers or Noise Figure Analyzers. The early chapters provide a theoretical basis for measurements complete with extensive definitions and descriptions of component characteristics and measurement parameters. The latter chapters give detailed examples for cases of cable, connector and filter measurements; low noise, high-gain and high power amplifier measurements, a wide range of mixer and frequency converter measurements, and a full examination of fixturing, de-embedding, balanced measurements and calibration techniques. The chapter on time-domain theory and measurements is the most complete treatment on the subject yet presented, with details of the underlying mathematics and new material on time domain gating. As the inventor of many of the methods presented, and with 30 years as a development engineer on the most modern measurement platforms, the author presents unique insights into the understanding of modern measurement theory. Key Features: Explains the interactions between the device-under-test (DUT) and the measuring equipment by demonstrating the best practices for ascertaining the true nature of the DUT, and optimizing the time to set up and measure Offers a detailed explanation of algorithms and mathematics behind measurements and error correction Provides numerous illustrations (e.g. block-diagrams for circuit connections and measurement setups) and practical examples on real-world devices, which can provide immediate benefit to the reader Written by the principle developer and designer of many of the measurement methods described This book will be an invaluable guide for RF and microwave R&D and test engineers, satellite test engineers, radar engineers, power amplifier designers, LNA designers, and mixer designers. University researchers and graduate students in microwave design and test will also find this book of interest.

Handbook of RF Microwave and Millimeter wave Components

Author: Leonid Alekseevich Belov
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1608072096
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This unique and comprehensive resource offers you a detailed treatment of the operations principles, key parameters, and specific characteristics of active and passive RF, microwave, and millimeter-wave components. The book covers both linear and nonlinear components that are used in a wide range of application areas, from communications and information sciences, to avionics, space, and military engineering. This practical book presents descriptions and clear examples and of the best materials and products used in the field, including laminates, prepregs, substrates; microstrip, coaxial and waveguide transmission lines; fixed and rotating connectors; matching and adjusting elements; frequency filters; phase shifters; and ferrite gates and circulators. Moreover, the book offers you in-depth discussions on microwave switches and matrices, including MEMS technology, solid state and vacuum amplifiers, mixers, modulators and demodulators, and oscillation sources. You also find coverage of the stable frequency synthesizer structure and sources of modulated or noisy signals. Greatly adding to the usefulness of this volume is the inclusion of more than 700 Internet addresses of manufacturers from across the globe.

Handbook of RF Microwave Components and Engineering

Author: Kai Chang
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
ISBN: 9780471390565
Format: PDF, ePub
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The most comprehensive treatment to appear in book form. * Covers all-important components in microwave technology. * Provides a wealth of essential principles, methods, design information and references for today's complex and rapidly changing field of high frequency engineering. * The handbook editor is a well-known researcher, author, journal and book editor. * Contributors are all leading researchers and practitioners.

RF and Microwave Circuits Measurements and Modeling

Author: Mike Golio
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849372186
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Highlighting the challenges RF and microwave circuit designers face in their day-to-day tasks, RF and Microwave Circuits, Measurements, and Modeling explores RF and microwave circuit designs in terms of performance and critical design specifications. The book discusses transmitters and receivers first in terms of functional circuit block and then examines each block individually. Separate articles consider fundamental amplifier issues, low noise amplifiers, power amplifiers for handset applications and high power, power amplifiers. Additional chapters cover other circuit functions including oscillators, mixers, modulators, phase locked loops, filters and multiplexers. New chapters discuss high-power PAs, bit error rate testing, and nonlinear modeling of heterojunction bipolar transistors, while other chapters feature new and updated material that reflects recent progress in such areas as high-volume testing, transmitters and receivers, and CAD tools. The unique behavior and requirements associated with RF and microwave systems establishes a need for unique and complex models and simulation tools. The required toolset for a microwave circuit designer includes unique device models, both 2D and 3D electromagnetic simulators, as well as frequency domain based small signal and large signal circuit and system simulators. This unique suite of tools requires a design procedure that is also distinctive. This book examines not only the distinct design tools of the microwave circuit designer, but also the design procedures that must be followed to use them effectively.

RF and Microwave Passive and Active Technologies

Author: Mike Golio
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420006728
Format: PDF, Docs
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In the high frequency world, the passive technologies required to realize RF and microwave functionality present distinctive challenges. SAW filters, dielectric resonators, MEMS, and waveguide do not have counterparts in the low frequency or digital environment. Even when conventional lumped components can be used in high frequency applications, their behavior does not resemble that observed at lower frequencies. RF and Microwave Passive and Active Technologies provides detailed information about a wide range of component technologies used in modern RF and microwave systems. Updated chapters include new material on such technologies as MEMS, device packaging, surface acoustic wave (SAW) filters, bipolar junction and heterojunction transistors, and high mobility electron transistors (HMETs). The book also features a completely rewritten section on wide bandgap transistors.

Newnes Electrical Power Engineer s Handbook

Author: D.F. Warne
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080479699
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The second edition of this popular engineering reference book, previously titles Newnes Electrical Engineer’s Handbook, provides a basic understanding of the underlying theory and operation of the major classes of electrical equipment. With coverage including the key principles of electrical engineering and the design and operation of electrical equipment, the book uses clear descriptions and logical presentation of data to explain electrical power and its applications. Each chapter is written by leading professionals and academics, and many sections conclude with a summary of key standards. The new edition is updated in line with recent advances in EMC, power quality and the structure and operation of power systems, making Newnes Electrical Power Engineer’s Handbook an invaluable guide for today’s electrical power engineer. · A unique, concise reference book with contributions from eminent professionals in the field · Provides straightforward and practical explanations, plus key information needed by engineers on a day-to-day basis · Includes a summary of key standards at the end of each chapter

The RF and Microwave Handbook Second Edition 3 Volume Set

Author: Mike Golio
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849372179
Format: PDF, Mobi
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By 1990 the wireless revolution had begun. In late 2000, Mike Golio gave the world a significant tool to use in this revolution: The RF and Microwave Handbook. Since then, wireless technology spread across the globe with unprecedented speed, fueled by 3G and 4G mobile technology and the proliferation of wireless LANs. Updated to reflect this tremendous growth, the second edition of this widely embraced, bestselling handbook divides its coverage conveniently into a set of three books, each focused on a particular aspect of the technology. Six new chapters cover WiMAX, broadband cable, bit error ratio (BER) testing, high-power PAs (power amplifiers), heterojunction bipolar transistors (HBTs), as well as an overview of microwave engineering. Over 100 contributors, with diverse backgrounds in academic, industrial, government, manufacturing, design, and research reflect the breadth and depth of the field. This eclectic mix of contributors ensures that the coverage balances fundamental technical issues with the important business and marketing constraints that define commercial RF and microwave engineering. Focused chapters filled with formulas, charts, graphs, diagrams, and tables make the information easy to locate and apply to practical cases. The new format, three tightly focused volumes, provides not only increased information but also ease of use. You can find the information you need quickly, without wading through material you don’t immediately need, giving you access to the caliber of data you have come to expect in a much more user-friendly format.