EE 142/242A. Integrated Circuits for Communication


Catalog Description: (4 units) Analysis and design of electronic circuits for communication systems, with an emphasis on integrated circuits for wireless communication systems. Analysis of noise and distortion in amplifiers with application to radio receiver design. Power amplifier design with application to wireless radio transmitters. Class A, Class B, and Class C power amplifiers. Radio-frequency mixers, oscillators, phase-locked loops, modulators, and demodulators.

Prerequisites: EECS 120 and EE 140.

Course objectives: To establish the principles involved in realizing electronic circuit functions for communication applications and to gain design experience in realizing appropriate specifications.

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