EE9-AO6 Radio Frequency ElectronicsLecturer(s): Dr Stepan Lucyszyn
Teach the terminology, concepts and basic methods of radio frequency design. Generalise system and circuit design techniques used at RF and microwave frequencies, for both hybrid and monolithic implementations.
Design and understand the basic limits of radio frequency systems and circuits by addressing power link budgets, impedance matching, parasitic effects, gain, stability and noise issues.
Topics in radio frequency and microwave circuit design and testing. Power and noise link budget. Narrowband matching. Transmission line circuits, the Smith Chart and its uses. Lumped and distributed filters, impedance transformations. S-parameters. Transistor amplifier design. Stability at high frequencies, oscillators. Power amplifier design. RFIC and Monolithic microwave integrated circuits.
Coursework contribution: 0%
Closed or Open Book (end of year exam): Closed
Oral Exam Required (as final assessment): N/A
Prerequisite: None required
Course Homepage: https://vle.imperial.ac.uk/webct/logonDisplay.dowebct