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Radio Frequency Microelectronics

  • Course Code :
    ELE 511
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Electrical Engineering

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

 Prepare students to model the passive components in the RF frequency range.  Develop students’ skills to analyze and design RF power amplifiers .  Train students to analyze Low Noise amplifiers .  Train students to determine the Model parameters of radio frequency transistors.

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Radio Frequency Microelectronics

The theory and practice of Radio Frequency (RF) engineering, Transmission lines, and scattering parameters, Design of RF components (low noise amplifiers, power amplifiers, oscillators, RF power detectors, active/passive mixers, power amplifiers), Properties and representation of noise, Passive device design (micro strip lines, diodes, IC resistors, IC capacitors, and IC inductors), Active device design (bipolar and FET's).

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Radio Frequency Microelectronics


Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Describe the operation of common transceiver architectures for RF transmission and reception.
2- Explain the concept of noise figure, non-linearity, blockers, and sensitivity in RF transceivers
3- Estimate the performance requirements of different building blocks of RF transceivers such as noise figure, gain and non-linearity
4- Describe the concept of impedance matching and impedance transformation in RF circuits
5- Identify the operation of low noise amplifiers, mixers, voltage-controlled oscillators, power amplifiers, and phase locked loops.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Analyze RF transceivers and its building blocks.
2- Analyze system requirements of RF transceivers.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Perform analysis of RF transceivers and its building blocks.
2- Evaluate the different RF building blocks.
3- Prepare technical report.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Work in teams.
2- Search for information and formulate new ideas.


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Radio Frequency Microelectronics

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Basic Concepts in RF Design. 10 6 4
RF Passive Components. 5 3 2
Transmission lines and scattering parameters. 12 6 6
Active RF Components. 10 6 4
RF Power amplifiers. 18 12 6
LNA amplifiers and Mixers. 8 6 2
Oscillators. 12 6 6

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecturing
Discussion
Problem Solving
Experiential Learning
Project

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignments/Lab 10.00
Final Exam 40.00
Final Exam Marks on ILOs
First Mid-Term Exam 15.00 7
Project 10.00 15
Quizzes 10.00
Second Mid-Term Exam 15.00 11

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Radio Frequency Microelectronics

Books:

Book Author Publisher

Recommended books :

- B. Razavi, RF Microelectronics, Prentice Hall, 2nd Ed., 2011, USA. - R. Ludwig, RF Circuit Design Theory and Applications, Prentice Hall, 2nd Ed., 2008, USA.

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