RF Design: Passive and Active Components
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Following the ‘Primer on RF Design’ course, this class focuses on passive and active components. We use the techniques learnt in the previous course, to design advanced RF devices including couplers, filters and amplifiers. Current research topics are discussed as appropriate.
At a glance
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After successfully completing this class, students will be able to:
- Describe and articulate the basic design principles of RF passive and active components.
- Design RF couplers, filters and amplifiers.
- Use CAD tools and analysis techniques to support the design of RF filters and amplifiers.
Week 1: Basic Filter Design Concepts
Week 2: Coupled Transmission Lines
Week 3: Coupling Matrix Theory
Week 4: Advanced Filter Design; Introduction to Amplifiers
Week 5: Linear and Low-noise Amplifiers