VL831 RF Integrated Circuits

Course Name: 

VL831 RF Integrated Circuits

Programme: 

M.Tech (VLSI)

Category: 

Elective (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Content: 

Basic concepts in RF Design – harmonics, gain compression, desensitization, blocking, cross modulation, intermodulation, inter symbol interference, noise figure, Friis formula, sensitivity and dynamic range; Receiver architectures – heterodyne receivers, homodyne receivers, image-reject receivers, digital-IF receivers  and subsampling receivers; Transmitter architectures – direct-conversion transmitters, two-step transmitters; Low noise amplifier (LNA) – general considerations, input matching, CMOS LNAs; Downconversion mixers – general considerations, spur-chart, CMOS mixers;  Oscillators – Basic topologies, VCO, phase noise, CMOS LC oscillators; PLLs – Basic concepts, phase noise in PLLs, different architectures.

References: 

Behzad Razavi, RF Microelectronics, Prentice Hall PTR, 1997.
Thomas H. Lee, The design of CMOS radio-frequency integrated circuit, Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Chris Bowick, RF Circuit Design, Newnes, 2007.
 

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Dr. U. Shripathi Acharya,  Professor and Head, 
Department of E&C, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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