課程資訊
課程名稱
無線通訊功率放大器設計
POWER AMPLIFIER DESIGN FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS 
開課學期
93-2 
授課對象
電機資訊學院  電子工程學研究所  
授課教師
黃天偉 
課號
CommE5004 
課程識別碼
942 U0140 
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全/半年
半年 
必/選修
選修 
上課時間
星期五2,3,4(9:10~12:10) 
上課地點
電二145 
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課程概述

一、內容
1. Linear power amplifiers: Class A amplifiers, Gain match and power match, Load-Pull, Loadline theory, Design examples.
2. High-efficiency amplifiers: Class AB/B/C/D/E/F amplifiers, PAE, “Knee” effect, Power matching, Overdrive, Switching mode amplifiers.
3. Non-linear effects in RF PA: Two-Tone analysis, P1dB/IP3/IM3, AM-to-PM effects.
4. PA for broadband communication: Digital modulation, GSM/CDMA/OFDM, Peak-to-average ratio, CCDF, EVM, BER.
5. PA Layout and simulation: PA design flow chart, Device selection, Circuit layout/modeling, Large-signal simulation, ADS DesignGuide.
6. Efficiency enhancement: The Doherty amplifier, Bias adaption, EER, The Chireix outphasing technique (LINC).
7. Linearization techniques: Envelope feedback, RF Predistortion, DSP Predistortion, Feedforward,
8. PA architecture: Push-Pull amplifiers, Balanced amplifiers, Power combining, Interstage PA design, PA stability
9. PA packaging and testing: SMT packages, MMW PA modules, RFIC on-wafer test, System-On-Package, Production test.
10. High-Yield amplifier design: Statistical design process, Optimization setting, Yield analysis, Sensitivity analysis, High-Yield design examples.

Term project: WLAN/WCDMA/UWB PA design (simulation, layout, sensitivity/yield analysis, and linearization)

二、教科書 Class Notes
參考書
1. Steve C. Cripps, RF power amplifiers for wireless communications, Artech House, 1999.
2. Guillermo Gonzalez, Microwave Transistor Amplifiers: Analysis and Design, 2nd Ed., Prentice Hall, 1996.
3. Thomas H. Lee, The Design of CMOS Radio-Frequency Integrated Circuits, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1998.
4. Behzad Razavi, RF Microelectronics, Prentice Hall, 1997.
5. Agilent’s WLAN/WCDMA Application Notes
三、成績評量方式 期中考2-3次佔40%。作業2-3次共佔20%。期末專題報告佔40%。
四、預修課程: 電子學、電路學、電磁學  

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