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Author Drentea, Cornell
Title Modern Communications Receiver Design and Technology
Imprint Norwood : Artech House, 2010
©2010
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (486 pages)
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Note Modern Communications Receiver Design and Technology -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 Introduction to Receivers -- Chapter 2 The History of Radio -- 2.1 The Coherer -- 2.2 The First Radio Receiver -- 2.3 The Decoherer (Practical Coherer/Decoherer Receivers) -- 2.4 Galena Crystal Discovery, the Fleming Valve, and the Audion -- 2.5 The Audion and the Regenerative Receiver -- 2.6 The Audion and the Local Oscillator -- 2.7 The Audion and the Tuned Radio Frequency (TRF) Receiver -- 2.8 Early Progress in Radio Receivers -- Chapter 3 The Superheterodyne Receiver -- 3.1 Single Conversions -- 3.2 Multiple Conversions -- 3.3 Direct Conversion (Zero IF) -- Chapter 4 Implementing Single Conversion Superheterodynes -- 4.1 The Image Problem -- 4.2 Upconverting-The Rule of 35% -- 4.3 Selectivity and IF Filters -- 4.4 Defi ning Baseband and Broadband: The Concept of Percentage Bandwidth -- 4.5 Percentage Bandwidth and Filter Design -- 4.6 The Seven-Layer ISO-OSI Model -- 4.7 IF Filters, an Introduction-History of Filter Design -- 4.8 Elements of Modern Filter Design -- 4.9 Passband, Bandwidth, and Stopband -- 4.10 Shape Factor -- 4.11 Center Frequency and Nominal Center Frequency -- 4.12 Attenuation and Insertion Loss -- 4.13 Ultimate Rejection -- 4.14 Ripple and Passband Ripple -- 4.15 Spurious Response -- 4.16 Linearity -- 4.17 Intermodulation Distortion (IMD) in IF Filters -- 4.18 Power Handling Capability -- 4.19 Settling Time and Rise Time in Filters -- 4.20 Phase Delay and Group Delay Distortion -- 4.21 Impedance -- 4.22 Vibration-Induced Sidebands -- 4.23 Modern Filter Approximations -- 4.24 Bessel or Linear Phase -- 4.25 Butterworth -- 4.26 Chebyshev -- 4.27 Cauer-Elliptic -- 4.28 Gaussian -- 4.29 Synchronously Tuned -- 4.30 IF Filter Technologies -- 4.31 Mechanical Filters -- 4.32 Quartz Crystal Filters
4.33 Temperature Stability in Quartz Crystal Filters -- 4.34 Designing High Performance Quartz IF Filters -- 4.35 Monolithic Crystal Filters (MCF) -- 4.36 The Tandem Monolithic -- 4.37 Ceramic Filters -- 4.38 Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) and Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) Filters -- 4.39 Technological Trade-Offs in Intermediate Frequency (IF) Filters -- References -- Selected Bibliography -- Chapter 5 Implementing Double Conversions -- Chapter 6 Implementing Multiple Conversions -- Chapter 7 Implementing Direct Conversions -- 7.1 Image Reject Mixers -- 7.2 Hartley Architecture -- 7.3 Weaver Architecture -- 7.4 Self-Calibrating Architecture -- 7.5 Image Reject Mixer with Sign-Sign Least Mean Square (SS-LMS) Calibration Method -- 7.6 Image Reject Mixers Conclusions -- 7.7 Image Recovery Receivers -- Reference -- Selected Bibliography -- Chapter 8 Special Conversions and Their Implementation -- Chapter 9 Drift-Canceling Loops and the Barlow-Wadley Receiver -- Chapter 10 High Probability of Intercept (HPOI) and the Ideal Receiver -- Selected Bibliography -- Chapter 11 The Role of the Receiver in a Communications Link -- Reference -- Selected Bibliography -- Chapter 12 System Design Considerations for Modern Receivers -- 12.1 Introduction -- 12.2 Understanding Intermodulation Distortion Products -- 12.3 Predicting Receiver System Spurious Performance: Design Tools for Predicting Intermodulation Distortion -- 12.3.1 Product Charts and Their Use-The Intermodulation Distortion Web Analysis Tool -- 12.4 System Analysis for a General Coverage Communication Receiver-A Design Case -- Selected Bibliography -- Chapter 13 Dynamic Range -- 13.1 Defi nitions: The Five Types of Dynamic Range -- 13.1.1 Single-Tone Dynamic Range -- 13.1.2 Two-Tone Dynamic Range -- 13.2 Determining Noise Figure Requirements -- 13.3 Sensitivity
13.4 Design Considerations for the Front End-Composite Noise Figure -- 13.5 Understanding the Third-Order Intercept Point Spurious-Free Dynamic Range (IP3SFDR) -- 13.6 Simulating and Measuring Composite Linear Dynamic Range for an HPOI Receiver -- References -- Selected Bibliography -- Chapter 14 High-Performance Receiver Front-End Design Example -- 14.1 Designing a Front End for an HF Receiver/Transceiver -- 14.2 Practical Preselector Design: Automatically Switched Half-Octave Filter Banks-A Design Case -- 14.3 Switching Mechanisms of Front-End Filters for Best Dynamic Range Performance -- 14.4 Automatically Switched Half-Octave Filters Design -- References -- Selected Bibliography -- Chapter15 Mixers -- 15.1 The Mathematics of Mixers, Laplace, and Fourier Transforms -- 15.2 Mixer Topologies -- 15.3 The Single-Balanced Mixer -- 15.4 The Double-Balanced Mixer and Its Performance Characteristics -- 15.5 Terminating Mixers and the Diplexer -- 15.6 AM Noise Suppression and Phase Noise Impacts on Transferring Signals in Mixers -- 15.7 Conversion Loss and Noise Figure of Diode Mixers -- 15.8 Two-Tone Intermodulation Performance in Mixers -- 15.9 Compression Point (-1 dB) in Mixers -- 15.10 Desensitization Level and Isolation -- 15.11 Commutative Mixers, FET, and H-Mode Mixers -- 15.12 Integrated Circuit Mixers-Gilbert Cell Mixers -- 15.13 Image-Reject Mixers -- 15.14 Image Recovery Mixers -- 15.15 Mixer Technology Conclusions -- Reference -- Selected Bibliography -- Chapter 16 Frequency Synthesizers -- 16.1 Introduction -- 16.2 Defi nitions -- 16.2.1 Leeson Oscillator Noise Model -- 16.3 Long-Term and Short-Term Frequency Stability -- 16.4 Residual Phase Noise and Absolute Phase Noise -- 16.5 Allan Variance -- 16.6 Phase Noise and Jitter Concepts -- 16.7 Defi ning Coherency in Synthesizers -- 16.8 Open Loop Systems: Mixing VFOs with Crystal Oscillators
16.9 Synthesizer Forms and Classifi cations: Brute Force, Direct and Indirect, and Nonbrute Force, Direct and Indirect -- 16.9.1 Brute Force -- 16.9.2 Nonbrute Force -- 16.10 The Mixer as a Synthesizer -- 16.11 Digital and Analog Regenerative Dividers -- 16.12 Harmonic Multipliers -- 16.13 Single-Loop Integer Phase-Locked Loop (PLL) -- 16.14 Multiple-Loop, Phase-Locked Loop (PLL) -- 16.15 Digital Counter/Comparator and Digiphase Synthesizer -- 16.16 Fractional-N and Dual-Modulus Divider Phase-Locked Loop (PLL) -- 16.17 The Mixer Phase-Locked Loop (PLL) -- 16.18 Direct Digital Synthesizer (DDS)-Driven PLL -- 16.19 Foster Seeley and Digital Frequency Discriminators -- 16.20 Phase-Locked Loop (PLL) Key Components -- 16.20.1 Master Reference Oscillator/Unit (MRU) Technology Classifi cations:Quartz (TCXO, OCXO, MCXO), SAW, Photonic, Rubidium, and Caesium(Cesium) Hydrogen Maser -- 16.21 Designing a High-Performance MRU for an HPOI Receiver -- 16.21.1 Photonic Master Reference Unit (MRU) -- 16.22 Phase Detectors -- 16.23 Amplifi er/Loop Filter Trade-Offs -- 16.24 Voltage Controlled Oscillator (VCO) -- 16.25 Modeling Phase Delays in Phase-Locked Loops -- 16.27 Performance of the DDS-Driven PLL -- 16.28 The Opto-Encoder and Its Application -- 16.29 Key Rules in Designing PLLs -- 16.30 Problems: Design a Synthesized Receiver System for the FM Broadcast Band -- 16.31 Final Concluding Notes to Synthesizers -- 16.32 Additive Noise in PLL Design -- References -- Selected Bibliography -- Chapter 17 Intermediate Frequency (IF) Receivers -- 17.1 Switched and Cascaded IF Filters -- 17.2 Implementing a High-Performance IF in the Star-10 Receiver -- 17.3 Logarithmic IFs -- 17.4 Using Logarithmic Amplifi ers in Low-Cost High-Performance ASK Data Receivers -- 17.5 Variable Passband Filters and Analog IFs -- 17.6 Noise Blankers
17.7 The Variable Pulse Noise Blanker and the Star-10 Receiver Noise Blanker -- 17.8 The Notch Filter and the Bandpass Tuning Mechanism -- References -- Selected Bibliography -- Chapter 18 Automatic Gain Control (AGC) -- 18.1 Introduction -- 18.2 Linear Control Systems-Feedback Systems and Their Significance in Receivers -- 18.3 Achieving High Dynamic Range with AGC: The Concept of Composite Dynamic Range -- 18.4 Deriving and Applying AGC in Receivers -- 18.5 Understanding and Using Logarithmic Detectors -- 18.6 Square-Law Detectors -- 18.7 True-RMS Detectors -- 18.8 Attack and Release Time, Hanged AGC, and the Star-10 AGC System -- 18.9 Audio-Derived AGC -- 18.10 The PIN Diode Attenuator Used for AGC -- 18.11 Digital AGCs -- 18.12 Other Considerations for AGC Detectors -- References -- Selected Bibliography -- Chapter 19 Product Detectors and Beat Frequency Oscillators (BFO) -- 19.1 I and Q Demodulation Process: The Concept of Demodulation -- 19.2 Other Demodulation Techniques -- 19.3 The Star-10 Receiver Product Detector -- References -- Selected Bibliography -- Chapter 20 Audio and Baseband Amplifier Design Considerations -- Selected Bibliography -- Chapter 21 The Power Supply -- Selected Bibliography -- Chapter 22 Putting It All Together -- 22.1 Packaging and Mechanical Considerations -- Chapter 23 Radio Astronomy and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Receivers -- Chapter 24 Digital Signal Processing (DSP) and Software-Defined Radio (SDR) -- 24.1 Introduction -- 24.2 Time-Domain and Frequency-Domain Representation of Discrete Time Signals -- 24.3 Baseband Sampling Theory -- 24.4 Bandpass Sampling Theory -- 24.5 Analog-to-Digital (A/D) Conversion -- 24.6 Successive Approximation A/D -- 24.7 Dual-Slope A/D -- 24.8 Flash A/D -- 24.9 Delta-Sigma (ΔΣ) Modulator A/D -- 24.10 Delta-Sigma, Quantizing, and Noise Shaping
24.11 Digital-to-Analog (D/A) Conversion
This comprehensive sourcebook thoroughly explores the state-of-the-art in communications receivers, providing detailed practical guidance for constructing an actual high dynamic range receiver from system design to packaging. You also find clear explanations of the technical underpinnings that you need to understand for your work in the field . This cutting-edge reference presents the latest information on modern superheterodyne receivers, dynamic range, mixers, oscillators, complex coherent synthesizers, automatic gain control, DSP and software radios.You find in-depth discussions on system design, including coverage of all pertinent data and tools. Moreover, the book offers you a solid understanding of packaging and mechanical considerations, as well as a look at tomorrow's receiver technology, including new Bragg-cell applications for ultra-wideband electronic warfare receivers. This one-stop resource is packed with over 300 illustrations that support critical topics throughout
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
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