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# Microwave Transmission Line Circuits

Pages: 306
ISBN: 9781608075706

Here's an authoritative resource that offers you valuable assistance with your work involving microwave circuit analysis and design. This practical book provides a thorough understanding of the properties of planar transmission lines for integrated circuits. It presents matrix and computer-aided methods for analysis and design of circuit components. You find in-depth details on input, output, and interstage networks, as well as coverage of stability, noise, and signal distortion.; Moreover, this unique book is the first to explore and develop the interface between lumped-element circuits and distributed element circuits. Supported with over 580 equations and 100 illustrations, this volume presents the necessary technological underpinnings and all the practical details you need to fully comprehend and work with the material.
Introduction - Defining Microwaves. Radar Systems. Microwave Communication Systems. Signal-to-Noise Requirements. ; MICROWAVE TRANSMISSION LINES - Useful Transmission Line Configurations. Wave Equation for Voltage and Current. Incident, Reflected, and StandingWaves. Transmission Lines with Losses. Transmission Line Parameter Calculations. Impedance Matching. Impedance Transformations and the Smith Chart. ; TRANSMISSION LINE SEGMENTS AS NETWORK ELEMENTS - Lumped-Element Limitations. Using Transmission Lines as Lumped Elements. ; MATRIX REPRESENTATION OF MICROWAVE NETWORKS - Z, Y , and ABCD Matrices for Connected Networks. Network Gain or Loss in Terms of ABCD Parameters. Scattering Parameters and the Scattering Matrix of a Network. Signal Flow Graphs and Mason 's Gain Rule. ; SYNTHESIS AND DESIGN OF FREQUENCY-FILTERING NETWORKS - Network Synthesis and Design. Tapped-Stub Resonator. Coupled Line Filters. ; BROADBAND IMPEDANCE-MATCHING NETWORKS - Network Model for Impedance Matching. The Q of _/4 and _/2 Transformer Sections. Multiple Quarter-Wavelength Transformers in Cascade. More Compact Impedance-Matching Networks. ; COMBINING, DIVIDING, AND COUPLING CIRCUITS - Power Dividers and Power Combiners. Couplers. Frequency Diplexers. ; TRANSMISSION LINE APPLICATIONS IN ACTIVE CIRCUITS - Impedance Matching for Maximum Gain. Stabilizing Potentially Unstable Transistors. Dynamic Range of a Transistor Amplifier. The Transistor as an Oscillator. Microwave Diodes. ;
• Jennifer Truman Bernhard Jennifer T. Bernhard is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinoise at Urbana-Champaign, where she also serves as a research professor in the Coordinated Science Library. She holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Duke University.
• William Thomas Joines William Thomas Joines is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University, where he earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering.
• William Devereux Palmer William Devereux Palmer is a program manager for electromagnetic, microwaves, and power at the US Army Research Office Electronics Division. He holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Duke University.