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Radio-frequency Digital-to-analog Converters : Implementation in Nanoscale Cmos (Hardcover) (Morteza S.
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Advanced Radio-Frequency Digital-to-Analog Converters provides a comprehensive resource that coincides with the proliferation of wireless networks. With this proliferation, there is a need for more compact, low-cost, power efficient transceivers that are capable of supporting various communication standards, including GSM, WLAN, Bluetooth, GNSS, FM, and 4G of 3GPP cellular.
This book describes a novel, all-digital, fully-integrated RF transmitter that supports all the current multi-mode and multi-band communication standards that are power efficient. With this book, users will understand the challenges of realizing a universal CMOS RF transmitter, recognize design issues and the advantages and disadvantages related to analog and digital transmitter architectures, master design of an RF transmitter from system level modeling techniques down to circuit designs and their related layout know-hows, grasp digital I/Q calibration techniques and digital predistortion approaches, and learn how to generate appropriate digital I/Q baseband signals in order to apply them to the test chip to measure the RF-DAC performance.
- Highlights the benefits and implementation challenges of software-defined transmitters using CMOS technology
- Includes various types of analog and digital RF transmitter architectures for wireless applications
- Presents an all-digital polar RF-DAC transmitter architecture, describing, in detail, its implementation
- Presents a new, all-digital I/Q RF-DAC transmitter architecture and tactics for its implementation
- Provides comprehensive design techniques from system level to circuit level
- Introduces two very straightforward digital predistortion techniques that can be used in RF transmitters
- Describes the entire flow of system modeling, circuit simulation, layout techniques, and the measurement process