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Campus MCS
Programs PG
Session Summer Semester 2016
Course Title MICROWAVE IC Design
Course Code EE-817
Credit Hours 3+0
Course Objectives
  • an understanding of transmission lines, microstrip lines, network theory and matching networks using ADS design tool.
  • Practical hands on experience on ADS for the design of Microwave Low noise amplifier, oscillators, mixers and  RF
  • Practical design of microwave amplifiers and oscillators / microwave measurements.
Detail Content
  • Introduction of Microwave Technology: Microwave Transmission Lines, The quarter wave transformer, Lossy transmission lines, Two port Net works. Measurement of Scattering Parameters, Scattering Parameters of transistor.
  • Matching Networks: Smith chart, Impedance Matching Networks, Microstrip Matching Networks. ADS tools for the design of matching networks.
  • Microwave Transistor Amplifier Design Power gain equations, Stability consideration, Gain Circles, Conjugate match, DC bias network. Use of ADS tools for the design of amplifier blocks.
  • Low Noise Microwave Amplifier Design Noise , Broad Band and High Power design methods. Low Noise Amplifier Design using ADS, Fabrication techniques/testing of LNA Power Amplifier Design High
  • power Amplifier Design, Two stage Amplifier design. Use of ADS tools for the design of amplifier.
  • Microwave Transistor Oscillator Design:. Oscillator Conditions, Two-Port Negative Resistance Oscillator, Oscillator Configuration, Dielectric resonator oscillator, Varactor Tuned Oscillator. Use of ADS tools for the design of oscillator.
  • RF Transceiver Design Mixer Design, Cascaded Mixer design and RF Transceiver Design using ADS design tool.
Text/Ref Books Text Book:
  • Microwave Transistor Amplifiers Analysis and Design 2nd Edition By Guillermo Gonzalez.

  • Amplifier and Oscillator Design by Samuell Liao
  • Microwave Engineering By IC Hunter
  • Foundations of Microwave Engineering By RE Collin
Time Schedule Summer-2015
Faculty/Resource Person Dr. Farooq Ahmed Bhatti, PhD