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Featuring an equal balance of theory and practical application, this new book is the first to examine the use of electro-optic architectures and high-resolution encoding techniques that directly digitize wideband signals in a digital receiver. It explains new symmetrical number system (SNS) signal processing techniques you can easily apply to designs using symmetrical folding waveforms, providing you a high-performance framework for getting optimum results from such systems. You are presented with a comprehensive review of digital radio frequency memories, including amplitude and phase-sampling designs, allowing you to apply these techniques to a new inverse synthetic aperture radar counter-targeting processor. What's more, you get a detailed description of various sampling methods - including undersampling, coherent sampling, oversampling, and non-uniform sampling - that can be used to quantify difficult receiver performance problems - such as jitter, ambiguity resolution, inband quantization noise, and skirting. With this handy source, you can solve problems related to: High-resolution digital antennas using mode-locked lasers and electro-optics; Wideband undersampling receiver design using currently configured hardware; High resolution phase sampled interferometer antenna systems for wideband direction finding; High-resolution over-sampling of VHF signals. Emphasizing GPS, satellite, electronic warfare, radar, and ultra-wideband radar receivers, this book is essential for digital receiver, signal converter, and digital antenna design engineers and others interested in the application of electro-optics and superconductivity to the signal conversion problem. Plus, you get up-to-date information on field programmable gate array techniques (FPGA), analog-to-digital conversion (ADC), and sigma-delta modulators and superconductor ADCs.
Table Of Contents
Fundamentals of Signals and Systems. Receiver Design and Technology. Circuit Components for Signal Conversion. Dynamic Performance Parameters. High Performance Converter Architectures. Oversampling Sigma-Delta Converters. Digital Radio Frequency Memories. High-Resolution Encoding Techniques. Undersampling DFT Receivers. Phase Sampled DF Antennas.