Title Introduction to Wireless Communication Circuits
Subtitle (River Publishers Series in Circuits and Systems)
Author Forouhar Farzaneh, Ali Fotowat, Mahmoud Kamarei, Ali Nikoofard, Mohammad Elmi
ISBN 9788793609716
List price USD 118.00
Price outside India Available on Request
Original price
Binding Hardbound
No of pages 400
Book size 152 x 228 mm
Publishing year 2018
Original publisher River Publishers (Eurospan Group)
Published in India by .
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, .
Status New Arrival
About the book Send Enquiry

Over the past decade, tremendous development of Wireless Communications has changed human life and engineering. Considerable advancement has been made in design and architecture of related RF and microwave circuits. Introduction to Wireless Communication Circuits focusses on special circuits dedicated to the RF level of wireless communications. From oscillators to modulation and demodulation, and from mixers to RF and power amplifier circuits, all are presented in a sequential manner. A wealth of analytical relations is provided in the text alongside various worked out examples. Related problem sets are given at the end of each chapter. Basic concepts of RF Analog Circuit Design are developed in the book.

Technical topics discussed include:

  • Wireless Communication System
  • RF Oscillators and Phase Locked Loops
  • Modulator and Demodulator Circuits
  • RF Mixers
  • Automatic Gain Control and Limiters
  • Microwave Circuits, Transmission Lines and S-Parameters
  • Matching networks
  • Linear Amplifier Design and Power Amplifiers
  • Linearization Techniques




List of Figures

List of Tables

List of Abbreviations

Part 1

Chapter 1: The Amazing World of Wireless Systems • Introduction to Communication Circuits • Signal Levels and Rayleigh Fading • Calculation of the Sensitivity in Different Standards • Considerations in Radio Frequency System Design • A Basic Understanding of Frequency Synthesizers • Conclusion • References and Further Reading • Problems

Chapter 2: Oscillators • An Introduction to Oscillators • First Approach: Positive Feedback • Second Approach: Negative Resistance/Conductance • Oscillator Topologies • Common-Emitter Oscillator Circuit • Common-Base Oscillator Circuit • Common-Collector Oscillator Circuit • Colpitts versus Hartley Oscillators, a New Insight • Crystal Oscillators • Datasheet of a Family of Crystals • Calculation of the Oscillation Frequency Including the Device Parasitics • Quality Factor of Reactive Elements • Nonlinear Behavior in Amplifiers • A Note on the Modified Besse! Functions of the First Kind • Large-Signal Transconductance and Harmonic Tuned Amplifiers • CASE I: Resonant circuit is tuned to the first harmonic of the input frequency (tuned amplifier case) • CASE II: Resonant circuit is tuned to the second harmonic of the input frequency (frequency multiplier case) • Differential Bipolar Stage Large-Signal Transconductance • Inductive and Capacitive Dividers (Impedance Transformers) • Tapped Capacitive/Inductive Impedance Transformers • Analysis of Large-Signal Loop Gain of an Oscillator • Increasing the Quality Factor and the Frequency Stability with a Crystal • Oscillator Harmonics Calculation • Colpitts Oscillator with Emitter Degeneration • MOS Stage Large-Signal Transconductance • Differential MOS Stage Large-Signal Transconductance • An Oscillator with a Hypothetical Model • A MOS Oscillator with Differential Gain Stage • Voltage-Controlled Oscillators • Different Types of Varactors and their Bias • Special Topic: Nonlinear Device Fed by Sinusoidal Large-Signal Current • Datasheet of a Voltage-Controlled Oscillator • Conclusion • References and Further Reading • Problems

Part 2

Chapter 3: PLL, FM Modulation, FM Demodulation • Frequency Modulation • Frequency Demodulation • Phase Detector • Gilbert Cell as a Phase. Detector • Quadrature Phase (FM) Detector • Basics of Phase-Locked Loops and their Application as an FM Demodulator • The Transfer Function of the First-Order Phased Locked Loop • Further Phase Locked Loop Applications • Frequency Modulation with Phase Locked Loop • Phased Locked Loop Application in Frequency Synthesizers and Its Transfer function • Advanced Topic: Phased Locked Loop Type II • Conclusion • References and Further Reading • Problems

Chapter 4: Mixers • Mixer Concept • The Conceptual Behavior of Single-Diode Mixers • A Nonlinear Circuit as a Mixer • Third-Order Intermodulation Concept in a Nonlinear Amplifier • Characteristic of Third-Order Intermodulation and Measurement Method • Basic Concept of Third-Order Intermodulation in Mixers • The Desired Channel Blocking with the Third-Order Intermodulation Component • Special Content: Intermodulation with Any Nonlinear Circuit as a Mixer • Bipolar Transistor Active Mixer • Mixer types Based on Switching Circuits • Conversion Gain and Local Oscillator Leakage • Matching in Mixers • Calculating Third-Order Intercept Point in Nonlinear Amplifier/Mixer • Compression Point and IIP3, in a Nonlinear Transconductance Mixer • IIP3 of Differential Pair Amplifiers • Linearization Methods in Mixers • Calculating Third-Order Input Intercept Point in Cascaded Stages • Third-Order Input Intercept Voltage of Cascaded stages in Terms of Single-Stage Intercept Voltage • Combination of Amplifier and Mixer • Important Point in RF Circuit Simulation • Conclusion • References and Further Reading • Problems

Chapter 5: Modulation/Demodulation of Amplitude/Phase • AM Modulation • AM Demodulation • Generating AM Signals • Double-Sideband and Single-Sideband Suppressed Carrier Generation • Synchronous AM Detection • A Synchronous AM Detection (with carrier extraction) • Gilbert Cell Applications • Modern Practical Modulations • Binary Phase Shift Keying • Quadrature Phase Shift Keying • Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (16-QAM) • Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (64-QAM) • Generating Binary Phase Shift Keying Signal • Generating and Detecting the Quadrature Phase Shift Keying Signal • Effect of Phase and Amplitude Mismatch on the Signal Constellation • Improvement of bandwidth efficiency • Conclusion • References and Further Reading • Problems

Chapter 6: Limiters, and Automatic Gain Control • Limiting versus Automatic Gain Control • Limiting Circuits • Automatic Gain Control (AGC) Amplifiers • Total Bandwidth with Multi-stage Offset Compensation Circuits • Lower Cut-off Frequency of the Amplifier with Offset Compensation Loop • Automatic Gain Control • Gain Control Methods • Amplitude Detectors • Logarithmic Signal-Level Indicator • Amplifier Circuit with Gain Control Based on Multipliers • Increasing Bandwidth Methods • Employing High-Speed Transistors • Increasing Unity Current Gain Frequency • Inductive Load (Shunt Peaking) • Decreasing Input Capacitance by Series Feedback • Oscillation in Limiting Stages • Conclusion • References and Further Reading

Part 3

Chapter 7: Transmission Lines and Impedance Matching • An Introduction to Radio-Frequency Amplifiers in Receivers • Transmission Iine • Wave Propagation Equations in Transmission Line for R = 0 and G = 0 • General Wave Propagation Relations in lossy Transmission Lines • Characteristic Impedance of a Line • Lossless Transmission Line • Terminated Transmission Lines • Special Cases of a Terminated Line • Termination to the Line Characteristic Impedance • Short-circuit load impedance • Open-circuit load • Source and Load Mismatch in Lossless Lines (For Advanced Readers) • Impedance Transformer Based on ?/4 line (Impedance Inverter) • Synthesis of an Inductor and a Capacitor with a Transmission Line • Voltage Standing Wave Ratio (VSWR) • Impedance Matching: The L-Section Approach • A New Definition of the Quality Factor • Smith Chart Mapping • Some simple application rules while using the Smith Chart • Conclusion • References and Further Reading • Problems

Chapter 8: Scattering Parameters • Representation of Two-Port Networks • Common Circuit Parameters of Two-Port Networks • Scattering Parameters •  Measuring S-Parameters Using a Network Analyzer (For Advanced Reader) • Operation of a Network Analyzer • Calibration Using Electrical Delay • Quiescent Point bias Circuit • One-Port and Two-Port Calibration for Short Circuit, Open Circuit, and the Characteristic Impedance • Conversion of Network Matrices • Conclusion • References and Further Reading • Problems

Chapter 9: Amplifier Design Using S-parameters • Amplifier Design Using Scattering Parameters • Specification of Amplifiers • Performance Parameters of an Amplifier • Stability • Maximum Available Power Gain • Power Gain Contours • OPG Contours for Bilateral Unconditionally Stable Amplifiers •  Available Power Gain Contours for Bilateral Conditionally Stable Amplifiers • Noise Behavior of a Two-Port Network • Noise in a Two-Port • Constant Noise Figure Contours • Design of a Single-Stage Amplifier • Design of Two-Stage Amplifiers • Conclusion • References and Further Reading • Problems

Chapter 10: Power Amplifier • PA Specification • PA Efficiency • PA Output Power • Receive-band Noise • PA Gain • Linearity Considerations in PA •  PA Stability Considerations • PA Topologies • Class A Power Amplifier • Class B Power Amplifier • Class AB Power Amplifier • Class C Power Amplifier • Comparison between Class A, Class B, Class AB, and Class C Amplifiers • Class D Power Amplifier • Class E Power amplifier • Class F Power amplifier • Class S Power amplifier • PA’s Performance Comparison • Linearization Techniques in Power Amplifiers • Back-Off • Predistortion • Polar Modulation Feedback • Cartesian Modulation Feedback • Feedforward Method • Linear amplification with nonlinear components (LINC) • Envelope Elimination and Restoration • Pulse Amplitude and Width Modulation • Switching Parallel Amplifiers • Conclusion • References and Further Reading • Problems


Authors Biographies

About the Authors:

Forouhar Farzaneh was born in Tehran, Iran in 1957. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Shiraz, in 1980, Master degree from E.N.S.T., Paris in 1981, DEA and Doctorate from University of Limoges, France in 1982 and 1985, respectively. He was with Tehran Polytechnic from 1985 to 1989. Since 1989 he has been with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology where he is a Professor. He was the Chairman of the Department of Electrical Engineering, from 1992 till 1995.

His main areas of interest are Nonlinear RF Circuits, Microwave and Millimeter wave systems, Antenna Arrays and Wireless Communications. He is the author of a book in the field of Communication Circuits in Persian, published by Sharif University Press.

He has been a Senior Member of IEEE since 1997. He was a co-recipient of the Microwave Prize-European Microwave Conference in 1985, a recipient of the Maxwell Premium of IEE, U.K. in 2001, and co-recipient Mojtahedi Innovation Award (Sharif University of Technology) in 2010. He was also the recipient of the 2015 Hakkak award, in recognition of his tremendous life-time contribution to national development and propagation of research in Communications Engineering presented by IEEE-Iran Section.

Ali Fotowat was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1958. He received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA, in 1980, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, in 1982 and 1991, respectively.

He started his career at Philips Semiconductor in Sunnyvale, CA, USA, in 1987 where he developed several integrated circuits for mobile phones. In 1991 he joined the Electrical Engineering Department of Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. His research interests include advanced integrated circuits for energy savings and communication/positioning applications. Due to his interests in entrepreneurial engineering, he has been the co-founder of several companies, including KavoshCom Asia R&D Company, alongside advising his students in the field.

Dr. Fotowat-Ahmady is a three times recipient of the Khwarizmi Science and Engineering Award for his work on low-power microelectronics and communication ICs. He is a member of the IEEE Solid-State Society and has been the adviser of the society’s Sharif Electrical Engineering student chapter.

Mahmoud Kamarei received M.S. in Electrical Engineering from University of Tehran in 1979, M.S. in Communications Engineering from E.N.S.T., Paris, France, in 1981, and Ph.D. degree in electronics from the Institute National Polytechnique de Grenoble (INPG), Grenoble, France, in 1985.

He was a Researcher at the Laboratoire d’Electromagnetisme Micro-ondes et Optoelectronique, INPG, from 1982 till 1985. He was a Master of Conferences at the J. Fourier University of Grenoble from 1985 till 1991. He has been with the University College of Engineering, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tehran since 1991, where he is currently a Professor of Electrical Engineering. He was the Dean of the University College of Engineering, University of Tehran for 8 years, 2009-2017. He is also a faculty member at the Center of Excellence on Applied Electromagnetic Systems, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tehran.

His main research interest areas include RF CMOS IC Design, Design and Linearization of the RF Power amplifiers, Low-phase-noise oscillator design, PLLs and Injectieon Locked Oscillators.

Ali Nikoofard was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1990. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Shahed University, Tehran, in 2012, M.S. in Electronics from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, in 2014, and M.S. from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA, in 2017 in integrated circuit design. He was with KavoshCom Asia R&D Company from 2014 to 2015. He is now working toward Ph.D. at University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA, on ultra-low-power transceiver design with new power efficient modulation schemes. He is a member of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society since 2013. His current research interests include wireless transceivers, frequency synthesizers, phase-locked loops and ultra-low-power circuit.

Mohammad Elmi was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1988. He received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, Iran, in 2013, and M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering (Analog Electronics) from Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran, in 2015. He has been with KavoshCom Asia R&D Company since 2015. He is now working on a low-power wireless heart monitoring system as a member of research team at KavoshCom Asia. His research interests include RF integrated circuits design, low-power analog circuit design, wireless communication transceivers, and mm-wave integrated circuits.

Target Audience:

This textbook is intended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, as well as RF Engineers and professionals or people interested in Wireless Communication, RF Circuits, Microwaves, Receiver, Transmitter, Oscillator, Oscillator Topology, PLL, RF Amplifier, RF Mixer, Modulator, Demodulator, Impedance Matching, Smith Chart, AGC, Limiter, Transmission Lines, Scattering Parameters, Power Amplifier, Nonlinearity, Large Signal , Linearization.

Special prices are applicable to the authorised sales territory only.
Prices are subject to change without prior notice.