Microwave Systems Design by Zaiki AwangMicrowave Systems Design by Zaiki Awang

Microwave Systems Design

byZaiki Awang

Hardcover | October 7, 2013

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The aim of this book is to serve as a design reference for students and as an up-to-date reference for researchers. It also acts as an excellent introduction for newcomers to the field and offers established rf/microwave engineers a comprehensive refresher. The content is roughly classified into two - the first two chapters provide the necessary fundamentals, while the last three chapters focus on design and applications. Chapter 2 covers detailed treatment of transmission lines. The Smith chart is utilized in this chapter as an important tool in the synthesis of matching networks for microwave amplifiers. Chapter 3 contains an exhaustive review of microstrip circuits, culled from various references. Chapter 4 offers practical design information on solid state amplifiers, while Chapter 5 contains topics on the design of modern planar filters, some of which were seldom published previously. A set of problems at the end of each chapter provides the readers with exercises which are compiled from actual university exam questions. An extensive list of references is available at the end of each chapter to enable readers to obtain further information on the topics covered.
Prof. Zaiki Awang is a Professor of Microwaves at the faculty of electrical engineering and head of Microwave Technology Centre, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia. He was the past chairman, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) USA, Malaysia Section and IEEE Malaysia Antenna and Propagation/Microwave The...
Title:Microwave Systems DesignFormat:HardcoverDimensions:313 pagesPublished:October 7, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9814451231

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Table of Contents

Chapter One • S Parameters and Circuit Responses

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Problems of High Frequency Design

1.3 Rational of Using S Parameters

1.4 S Parameters

1.5 Interpretation of S Parameters

1.6 Change of Reference Planes

1.7 Plotting S Parameters on Smith Chart

1.8 Relationship Between S, Z, Y and h Parameters

1.9 Properties of S Parameters - Reciprocal and Lossless Networks

1.10 S Parameter Matrices for Standard Elements

1.11 Transmission [A] Parameters

1.12 Modified S Parameters - Mismatched Load and Source

1.13 Circuit Responses Calculated From S Parameters

1.14 Power Gain Equations

1.15 Scattering Matrices of Three and Four-Port Devices

1.16 Signal Flow Graphs


Chapter Two • Transmission Line Analysis

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Parallel Wire Transmission Line

2.3 Standing waves and the VSWR

2.4 The Input Impedance of a Line

2.5 Input Impedance of Lossy Lines

2.6 Low Loss Transmission Lines

2.7 Input Impedance of Infinitely Long Transmission Line

2.8 Quarter-Wave Transformer

2.9 The Smith Chart

2.10 Lumped and Distributed Elements


Chapter Three • Microstrip and Related Transmission Lines

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Evolution Of Microstrip As a Transmission Medium

3.3 Quasi-Static Mode For Microstrip Circuit

3.4 Calculation of Characteristic Impedance and Phase Constant

3.5 Results For εreandZomMicrostrip

3.6 Filling Factor q

3.7 Typical Design (Synthesis) Procedure - Graphical Method

3.8 Microstrip Discontinuities

3.9 Dispersion In Microstrip

3.10 Higher Order Modes

3.11 Microstrip Losses

3.12 Microstrip Q Factor

3.13 Effects of Top Plates and Enclosures

3.14 Microstrip Derivatives

3.15 Alternatives to Microstrip

3.16 Range of Characteristic Impedance Values for Microstrip and Other Transmission Systems

3.17 Qualitative Comparison of Transmission Structures


Chapter Four • Design of Microwave Transistor Amplifiers Using S Parameters

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Microwave Transistors

4.3 Material Properties

4.4 Microwave Bipolar Transistor

4.5 Microwave Field Effect Transistor

4.6 Microwave Transistor S-Parameter

4.7 Representations of Transistor S-parameters on Smith and Polar Charts

4.8 Transistor Equivalent Circuits

4.9 Transistor Stability

4.10 Maximum Stable Gain (MSG) and Maximum Available Gain (MAG)

4.11 Constant Gain Circles

4.12 Noise Figure Circles

4.13 Design Principles

4.14 Matching Circuit Design

4.15 Matching Using Lumped Elements

4.16 Matching Using Distributed Elements in Microstrip

4.17 Impedance Matching Examples

4.18 Bias Connections to Microstrip Circuits

4.19 Transistor Stabilization

4.20 Broadband Amplifier Design

4.21 High Power Amplifiers

4.22 Distributed Amplifiers

4.23 Non-Linear Distortion

4.24 Microwave Oscillators


Chapter Five • Microwave Filter Design

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Filter Types

5.3 General Filter Design Theory

5.4 Microwave Filter Construction

5.5 Microwave Filter Design Procedures

5.6 Phase Response

5.7 All-Pass Filter

5.8 Transformation From Prototype

5.9 Impedance and Admittance Inverters

5.10 Richard's Transformation

5.11 Kuroda Identities

5.12 Microstrip Filters