13D041DRF - RF Integrated Circuits Design
|RF Integrated Circuits Design
|Electrical Engineering and Computing
|Type of study
|Lecturer (for classes)
|Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
|Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
|Design of RF integrated circuits for communications systems, primarily in CMOS.
|The outcome of course is the ability to independently designing RF integrated circuits.
|Contents of lectures
|Modeling of RF components. Low-noise amplifiers and matching networks at RF. Distortion in RF circuits with memory. Automatic gain control. Passive and active mixers. Low phase noise RF oscillators. Digital front-end. Frequency Synthesizers. High-efficiency RF power amplifiers. Detectors, modulators, and demodulators. Software-defined radio. RF energy harvesting.
|Contents of exercises
|Work on a PC with modern CAD tools for RF integrated circuits. Implementation of the project tasks. Research study.
|Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
|Study and Research
|Methods of teaching
|Lectures, tutorials. Exercises in a computer classroom and lab for electronics. Two projects with an oral presentation.
|Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
|Activites during lectures