Microwave Solid State Circuit Design. 2nd Edition

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  • 920 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The new edition of an essential guide to MMIC

Monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) based on gallium arsenide (GaAs) technology are increasingly important in applications where component size and performance are prime factors. These include electronic systems for satellite communications, phased–array radar systems, electronic warfare, and other military applications, as well as consumer electronics. The new Second Edition of Microwave Solid State Circuit Design presents a comprehensive discussion of the most current trends in RF and microwave circuits technologies.

This contributed volume brings together a team of experts to provide state–of–the–art coverage of network theory basics, the design of passive circuits, solid state devices, and microwave solid state circuits. Richly supported by extensive references and problems, the book examines transmission lines and lumped elements, resonators, impedance matching networks, hybrids and couplers, filters, active and passive solid state devices, oscillators, amplifiers, detectors and mixers, microwave control circuits, frequency multipliers and dividers, MEMS, and circuit fabrication technologies. Appendixes cover S–parameters and ABCD parameters, transfer functions, including Butterworth and Chebyshev, units and symbols, as well as physical constants. Features include:

∗ Comprehensive coverage of passive and active RF and microwave circuit design

∗ Treatment of practical aspects of microwave circuits including fabrication technologies

∗ An overview of MEMS technology

∗ Treatment of heterostructure and wide–band gap devices

∗ Inclusion of compact and low–cost circuit design methodologies

Thorough and up to date, this Second Edition of a key reference remains a valuable resource for researchers, engineers, and graduate students in RF and microwave engineering.
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Introduction (P. Pramanick & P. Bhartia).

Transmission Lines and Lumped Elements (I. Bahl).

Resonators (A. Sharma & A. Khanna).

Impedance Transformation Techniques (P. Shastry).

Hybrids and Couplers (P. Bhartia & P. Pramanick).

Filters (E. Griffin & I. Bahl).

Active Devices (R. Trew).

Passive Devices (R. Trew).

Oscillators (A. Khanna).

Amplifiers (I. Bahl & E. Griffin).

Detectors and Mixers (R. Harrison).

Microwave Control Circuits (K. Gupta).

Frequency Multipliers and Dividers (R. Harrison).

RF MEMS Devices and Circuit Applications (R. Ramadoss & K. Gupta).

Circuit Fabrication Technologies (I. Bahl).

Appendix A: Units and Symbols.

Appendix B: Physical Constants and Other Data.

Appendix C: ABCD and S–Parameters.

Appendix D: Transfer Function Responses.


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INDER BAHL, PhD, received a PhD in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India in 1975. Currently a Distinguished Fellow of Technology at M/A–COM, Dr. Bahl has over thirty years of experience in microwave technology, including twenty years in the GaAs MMIC–related topics. He has authored over 140 research papers, ten books, and holds fifteen patents. Dr. Bahl is an IEEE fellow and a member of the Electromagnetic Academy.

PRAKASH BHARTIA, PhD, obtained his MSc and PhD degrees from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg. He is currently Director General of the DRDC Ottawa laboratory in Ottawa. He has published extensively in refereed journals and has many books and patents to his credit. Dr. Bhartia is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, a Fellow of the IEEE, IETE, Canadian Academy of Engineers, and the Engineering Institute of Canada. In 2002, he was awarded IEEE Canada′s highest award, the A. G. L. McNaughton Gold Medal for Exceptional Contributions to Engineering.
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