Lecture 1

Lecture 1 - RF Circuit Design Lecture 1 Introduction Course...

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Unformatted text preview: RF Circuit Design Lecture 1 Introduction Course Materials Textbook, website is currently unavailable, but a CD of all MATLAB files comes with the text. Windows account for access to MATLAB PAWS semester book materials (syllabus, homework and project descriptions) email (announce HW due dates, test dates, student questions and answers) grading scale real time grade book, please monitor grades for accuracy Introduction to RF RF is short for radio-frequency, describing the high frequency nature of the system. Techniques for analyzing circuits at high frequencies (KVL, KCL) are not accurate! They dont work! We need to use a different approach. The tools are important to master before one can design RF circuits. RF applications wireless communications cell phone pocket computers with mobile internet global positioning systems (GPS) satellite broadcasting pc peripherals operating above 1 GHz wireless LANs high speed computing (bus systems, CPU) Communications Basics communications is simply to passing of information from one place to another there a number of things to consider: information can be analog or digital (EE 3120) different types of information to send voice, text (narrow bandwidth) video (wide bandwidth) data (atm, credit card) information must be processed and placed on a carrier...
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