Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
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Prof Stan Skafidas
This subject will introduce students to high frequency design of low noise amplifiers, mixers, voltage controlled oscillators, power amplifiers, power combining techniques, Doherty power amplifiers, stacked transistor designs, dividers and phase locked loops. After completing this subject students will be able to design, simulate (schematic and post layout simulation), extract and fabricate components operating in the 50+GHz frequency range.
Matching networks, Passive Components Design (Power Dividers, Couplers, Baluns, Filters, Inductors…), Low Noise Amplifier (LNA) Design, Up/Down Mixers Design, Voltage Control Oscillator (VCO) Design, Power Amplifier (PA) Design, and Transmitter/Receiver Design.
This material is complemented by the use of software tools (e.g. MATLAB, Cadence, HFSS, CST-Field solver) for computation and simulation.
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILO)
Upon successful completion of this subject students should be able to:
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) are assessed in the final exam and submitted project work.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
Theoretical explanation and practical design details for given topics will be discussed in succession. Design examples and assignments are given to help students deeply understanding the design techniques.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
Students are provided with lecture slides, tutorials and worked solutions, laboratory sheets, and reference text lists.
CAREERS / INDUSTRY LINKS
Exposure to engineering design context through research lab visits and/or guest lectures.
Master of Nanoelectronic Engineering |
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