Summarizes cutting-edge physical layer technologies for multi-mode wireless RF transceivers. Includes original contributions from distinguished researchers and professionals. Covers cutting-edge physical layer technologies for multi-mode wireless RF transceivers. Contributors are all leading researchers and professionals in this field.
This book describes the digitally intensive time-domain architectures and techniques applied to millimeter-wave frequency synthesis, with the objective of improving performance and reducing the cost of implementation. Coverage includes system architecture, system level modeling, critical building block design, and digital calibration techniques, making it highly suitable for those who want to learn about mm-wave frequency generation for communication and radar applications, integrated circuit implementation, and time-domain circuit and system techniques.Highlights the challenges of frequency synthesis at mm-wave band using CMOS technologyCompares the various approaches for mm-wave frequency generation (pros and cons)Introduces the digitally intensive synthesizer approach and its advantagesDiscusses the proper partitioning of the digitally intensive mm-wave frequency synthesizer into mm-wave, RF, analog, digital and software componentsProvides detailed design techniques from system level to circuit levelAddresses system modeling, simulation techniques, design-for-test, and layout issues Demonstrates the use of time-domain techniques for high-performance mm-wave frequency synthesis