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The Design of Impedance-matching Networks for Radio-frequency and Microwave Amplifiers : Microwave Library - Pieter Abrie

The Design of Impedance-matching Networks for Radio-frequency and Microwave Amplifiers

Microwave Library

Hardcover Published: 19th July 1985
ISBN: 9780890061725
Number Of Pages: 392

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Network Characterization and Analysis with Y-, Z-, T- and S-parametersp. 1
Introductionp. 1
Y-Parametersp. 1
The Indefinite Admittance Matrixp. 5
Z-Parametersp. 6
T-Parametersp. 8
Scattering Parametersp. 9
S-Parameter Definitionsp. 9
The Physical Meanings of the Normalized Incident and Reflected Components of an N-Portp. 15
The Physical Interpretations of the Scattering Parametersp. 17
Constraints Imposed on the Normalized Components by the Terminations of an N-Portp. 19
Derivation of Expressions for the Gain Ratios and Reflection Parameters of a Two-Portp. 21
Conversion of S-Parameters to Others Parametersp. 24
The Indefinite S-Matrixp. 24
Extension of the Single-Frequency S-Parameter Definitions to the Complex Frequency Planep. 26
Constraints on the Scattering Matrix of a Lossless N-Portp. 29
Questions and Problemsp. 33
References and Additional Readingp. 36
Radio-Frequency Componentsp. 37
Introductionp. 37
Capacitorsp. 37
Inductorsp. 40
The Influence of Parasitic Capacitance on an Inductorp. 41
Low-Frequency Losses in Inductorsp. 43
The Skin Effectp. 44
The Proximity Effectp. 46
Magnetic Materialsp. 47
The Design of Air-Cored Single-Layer Solenoidal Coilsp. 51
The Design of Inductors with Magnetic Coresp. 56
Transmission Linesp. 59
Coaxial Cablesp. 60
Microstrip Linesp. 61
Twisted-Pair Transmission Linesp. 65
Questions and Problemsp. 65
References and Additional Readingp. 67
Narrowband Impedance-Matching with LC Networksp. 69
Introductionp. 69
Parallel Resonancep. 70
Series Resonancep. 74
L-Sectionsp. 76
II-and T-sectionsp. 81
The II-Sectionp. 82
The T-Sectionp. 86
The Design of II- and T-Sections when the Terminations are Complexp. 87
Four-Element Matching Networksp. 89
Calculation of the Insertion Loss of LC Matching Networksp. 90
Calculation of the Bandwidth of Cascaded LC Matching Networksp. 92
Questions and Problemsp. 93
Coupled Coils and Transformersp. 95
Introductionp. 95
The Ideal Transformerp. 95
Equivalent Circuits for the Practical Transformerp. 97
Wideband Impedance Matching with Transformersp. 100
The Single-Tuned Transformerp. 102
The Tapped Coilp. 103
The Parallel Double-Tuned Transformerp. 109
The Series Double-Tuned Transformerp. 115
Measurement of the Coupling Factorp. 118
Measurement of the Coupling Factor by Short-Circuiting the Secondary Winding of the Transformerp. 118
Measurement of the Coupling Factor by Measuring the Open-Circuited Voltage Gain of the Transformerp. 119
Measurement of the Coupling Factor by Measuring the S-Parameters of the Transformerp. 119
Questions and Problemsp. 120
Referencesp. 123
Transmission-Line Transformersp. 125
Introductionp. 125
Transmission-Line Transformer Configurationsp. 127
The Analysis of Transmission-Line Transformersp. 135
The Design of Transmission-Line Transformersp. 142
Determining the Optimum Characteristic Impedance and Diameter of the Transmission Line to be Usedp. 143
Determining the Minimum Value of The Magnetizing Inductance of the Transformer at the Lowest Frequency in the Pass Bandp. 144
Determining the Type and Size of the Magnetic Core to the Usedp. 147
Compensation of Transmission-Line Transformers for Non-Optimum Characteristic Impedancesp. 149
The Design of Low-Pass LC Networks to Extend the Bandwidth of a Transmission-Line Transformerp. 154
Questions and Problemsp. 158
References and Additional Readingp. 160
Wideband LC and RLC Impedance-Matching Networksp. 161
Introductionp. 161
Determining an Impedance Function for a Set of Impedance versus Frequency Coordinatesp. 162
The Analytical Approach to Impedance Matchingp. 170
Darlington Synthesis of Impedance-Matching Networksp. 172
LC Transformersp. 177
The Gain-Bandwidth Constraints Imposed by a Parallel RC and Series Loadp. 180
The Direct Synthesis of Impedance Matching-Networks when the Load (or Source) Is Reactivep. 182
Synthesis of Networks for Matching a Reactive Load to a Purely Resistive or Reactive Source by Using the Principle of Parasitic Absorbtionp. 186
The Analytic Approach to Designing Commensurate Distributed Impedance-Matching Networksp. 189
Richards' Transformationp. 190
Kuroda and Norton's Identitiesp. 193
The Iterative Design of Impedance-Matching Networksp. 195
The Line-Segment Approach to Matching a Reactive Load to a Purely Resistive Sourcep. 198
The Reflection Coefficient Approach to Solving Double-Matching Problemsp. 205
The Transformation Q Approach to the Design of Impedance-Matching Networksp. 215
Constraints on the Input Impedance of a Lossless Matching Network if the Gain is to Remain Constant at a Specified Frequencyp. 216
Extention of the Transformation Q Impedance-Matching Techniquep. 218
Optimization of the Transformation Q Factors of a Matching Networkp. 220
An Algorithm for the Design of Impedance-Matching Networks by Using the Transformation Factors of the Networkp. 230
The Design of RLC Impedance-Matching Networksp. 231
Questions and Problemsp. 235
References and Additional Readingp. 239
Microwave Lumped Elements, Distributed Equivalents and the Parasitics Associated with Microstrip Transmission Linesp. 241
Introductionp. 241
Lumped Microwave Resistorsp. 242
Evaluation of the Limitations of a Series Transmission Line Used as a Lumped Elementp. 242
Lumped Microwave Inductorsp. 245
Lumped Microwave Capacitorsp. 251
Distributed Equivalents for Shunt Inductors and Capacitorsp. 252
A Transmission Line Equivalent for a Symmetric Low-Pass T-or [pi]-Sectionp. 257
Parasitic Effects of Microstrip Discontinuities at the Lower Microwave Frequenciesp. 263
A Compensation Technique for Microstrip Discontinuitiesp. 268
Questions and Problemsp. 271
Referencesp. 273
The Design of Radio-Frequency and Microwave Amplifiersp. 275
Introductionp. 275
Amplifier Stabilityp. 275
The Optimal Stabilization of an Amplifier by Resistive Loadingp. 280
Constant Gain Circlesp. 284
Circles of Constant Mismatchp. 284
Constant Operating Power Gain Circlesp. 285
Constant Available Power Gain Circlesp. 288
Tunabilityp. 289
Unilateralnessp. 290
A Technique for Designing Amplifiers with Non-Unilateral Inherently Stable Transistorsp. 291
The Dynamic Range of an Amplifierp. 293
Evaluation and Optimization of the Noise Performance of an Amplifier -- A Procedure for Determining the Optimum Combination of Available Power Gain and Noise Figure for a Multistage Amplifierp. 293
Evaluation of the Linearity of an Amplifierp. 298
The Design of Multistage Amplifiersp. 300
A Procedure for Designing Small-Signal Amplifiers Based on the Operating Power Gainp. 300
A Procedure for Designing Small-Signal Amplifiers Based on the Available Power Gainp. 302
A Procedure for Designing a Wideband Amplifier for a Specified Noise-Figure and Transducer Power Gainp. 304
Reflection Amplifiersp. 311
Balanced Amplifiersp. 314
Considerations Applying to Power Amplifiersp. 315
Questions and Problemsp. 319
References and Additional Readingp. 323
PLNM Fortranp. 325
ZVR Fortranp. 331
LSM Fortranp. 338
RCDM Fortranp. 346
S-Parameter Expressions Relevant to the Design of RF and Microwave Amplfiersp. 359
SYZ Basicp. 364
Indexp. 369
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ISBN: 9780890061725
ISBN-10: 0890061726
Series: Microwave Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 392
Published: 19th July 1985
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.77