This authoritative resource offers engineers valuable assistance for their work involving microwave circuit analysis and design. This practical book provides a thorough understanding of the properties of planar transmission lines for integrated circuits. It presents matrix and computer-aided methods for analysis and design of circuit components. Professionals get in-depth details on input, output, and interstage networks, as well as coverage of stability, noise, and signal distortion. Moreover, this unique book is the first to explore and develop the interface between lumped-element circuits and distributed element circuits. Readers find the necessary technological underpinnings and all the practical details they need to fully comprehend and work with the material.
William Thomas Joines is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University, where he earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering. William Devereux Palmer is a program manager for electromagnetic, microwaves, and power at the US Army Research Office Electronics Division. He holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Duke University. Jennifer T. Bernhard is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinoise at Urbana-Champaign, where she also serves as a research professor in the Coordinated Science Library. She holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Duke University.
Introduction. Microwave Transmission Lines. Transmission Line Segments As Network Elements. Matrix Representation of Microwave Networks. Synthesis and Design of Frequency-Filtering Networks. Broadband Impedance-Matching Networks. Combining, Dividing, and Coupling Circuits. Transmission Line Applications in Active Circuits. Appendices.