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The Acclaimed RF Microelectronics Best-Seller, Expanded and Updated for the Newest Architectures, Circuits, and Devices Wireless communication has become almost as ubiquitous as electricity, but RF design continues to challenge engineers and researchers. In the 15 years since the first edition of this classic text, the demand for higher performance has led to an explosive growth of RF design techniques. In RF Microelectronics, Second Edition, Behzad Razavi systematically teaches the fundamentals as well as the state-of-the-art developments in the analysis and design of RF circuits and transceivers. Razavi has written the second edition to reflect today's RF microelectronics, covering key topics in far greater detail. At nearly three times the length of the first edition, the second edition is an indispensable tome for both students and practicing engineers. With his lucid prose, Razavi nowOffers a stronger tutorial focus along with hundreds of examples and problemsTeaches design as well as analysis with the aid of step-by-step design procedures and a chapter dedicated to the design of a dual-band WiFi transceiverDescribes new design paradigms and analysis techniques for circuits such as low-noise amplifiers, mixers, oscillators, and frequency dividers This edition's extensive coverage includes brand new chapters on mixers, passive devices, integer-N synthesizers, and fractional-N synthesizers. Razavi's teachings culminate in a new chapter that begins with WiFi's radio specifications and, step by step, designs the transceiver at the transistor level. Coverage includesCore RF principles, including noise and nonlinearity, with ties to analog design, microwave theory, and communication systems An intuitive treatment of modulation theory and wireless standards from the standpoint of the RF IC designerTransceiver architectures such as heterodyne, sliding-IF, directconversion, image-reject, and low-IF topologies.Low-noise amplifiers, including cascode common-gate and commonsource topologies, noise-cancelling schemes, and reactance-cancelling configurationsPassive and active mixers, including their gain and noise analysis and new mixer topologies Voltage-controlled oscillators, phase noise mechanisms, and various VCO topologies dealing with noisepower-tuning trade-offsAll-new coverage of passive devices, such as integrated inductors, MOS varactors, and transformersA chapter on the analysis and design of phase-locked loops with emphasis on low phase noise and low spur levelsTwo chapters on integer-N and fractional-N synthesizers, including the design of frequency dividersPower amplifier principles and circuit topologies along with transmitter architectures, such as polar modulation and outphasing
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Product details

  • Hardback | 960 pages
  • 203.2 x 254 x 38.1mm | 1,496.85g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • w. figs.
  • 0137134738
  • 9780137134731
  • 302,369

Table of contents

Preface to the Second Edition xvPreface to the First Edition xixAcknowledgments xxiAbout the Author xxiii Chapter 1: Introduction to RF and Wireless Technology 11.1 A Wireless World 11.2 RF Design Is Challenging 31.3 The Big Picture 4References 5 Chapter 2: Basic Concepts in RF Design 72.1 General Considerations 72.2 Effects of Nonlinearity 142.3 Noise 352.4 Sensitivity and Dynamic Range 582.5 Passive Impedance Transformation 622.6 Scattering Parameters 712.7 Analysis of Nonlinear Dynamic Systems 752.8 Volterra Series 77References 86Problems 86 Chapter 3: Communication Concepts 913.1 General Considerations 913.2 Analog Modulation 933.3 Digital Modulation 993.4 Spectral Regrowth 1183.5 Mobile RF Communications 1193.6 Multiple Access Techniques 1233.7 Wireless Standards 1303.8 Appendix I: Differential Phase Shift Keying 151References 152Problems 152 Chapter 4: Transceiver Architectures 1554.1 General Considerations 1554.2 Receiver Architectures 1604.3 Transmitter Architectures 2264.4 OOK Transceivers 248References 249Problems 250 Chapter 5: Low-Noise Amplifiers 2555.1 General Considerations 2555.2 Problem of Input Matching 2635.3 LNA Topologies 2665.4 Gain Switching 3055.5 Band Switching 3125.6 High-IP2 LNAs 3135.7 Nonlinearity Calculations 325References 333Problems 333 Chapter 6: Mixers 3376.1 General Considerations 3376.2 Passive Downconversion Mixers 3506.3 Active Downconversion Mixers 3686.4 Improved Mixer Topologies 3936.5 Upconversion Mixers 408References 424Problems 425 Chapter 7: Passive Devices 4297.1 General Considerations 4297.2 Inductors 4317.3 Transformers 4707.4 Transmission Lines 4767.4.1 T-Line Structures 4787.5 Varactors 4837.6 Constant Capacitors 490References 495Problems 496 Chapter 8: Oscillators 4978.1 Performance Parameters 4978.2 Basic Principles 5018.3 Cross-Coupled Oscillator 5118.4 Three-Point Oscillators 5178.5 Voltage-Controlled Oscillators 5188.6 LC VCOs with Wide Tuning Range 5248.7 Phase Noise 5368.8 Design Procedure 5718.8.1 Low-Noise VCOs 5738.9 LO Interface 5758.10 Mathematical Model of VCOs 5778.11 Quadrature Oscillators 5818.12 Appendix I: Simulation of Quadrature Oscillators 592References 593Problems 594 Chapter 9: Phase-Locked Loops 5979.1 Basic Concepts 5979.2 Type-I PLLs 6009.3 Type-II PLLs 6119.4 PFD/CP Nonidealities 6279.5 Phase Noise in PLLs 6389.6 Loop Bandwidth 6459.7 Design Procedure 6469.8 Appendix I: Phase Margin of Type-II PLLs 647References 651Problems 652 Chapter 10: Integer-N Frequency Synthesizers 65510.1 General Considerations 65510.2 Basic Integer-N Synthesizer 65910.3 Settling Behavior 66110.4 Spur Reduction Techniques 66410.5 PLL-Based Modulation 66710.6 Divider Design 673References 712Problems 713 Chapter 11: Fractional-N Synthesizers 71511.1 Basic Concepts 71511.2 Randomization and Noise Shaping 71811.3 Quantization Noise Reduction Techniques 73811.4 Appendix I: Spectrum of Quantization Noise 748References 749Problems 749 Chapter 12: Power Amplifiers 75112.1 General Considerations 75112.2 Classification of Power Amplifiers 76012.3 High-Efficiency Power Amplifiers 77012.4 Cascode Output Stages 77612.5 Large-Signal Impedance Matching 78012.6 Basic Linearization Techniques 78212.7 Polar Modulation 79012.8 Outphasing 80212.9 Doherty Power Amplifier 81112.10 Design Examples 814References 830Problems 831 Index 889
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About Behzad Razavi

Behzad Razavi, Professor of Electrical Engineering at UCLA, leads the Communication Circuits Laboratory (CCL). Emphasizing the use of mainstream CMOS technologies, CCL's research seeks and exploits new devices, circuits, and architectures to push the performance envelope. Razavi holds a BSEE from Sharif University of Technology and MSEE and PhDEE degrees from Stanford. He was with ATT Bell Laboratories and HP Labs until 1996. An IEEE Distinguished Lecturer and IEEE Fellow, his books include Design of Analog CMOS Integrated Circuits, Design of Integrated Circuits for Optical Communications, and Fundamentals of Microelectronics.
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