1. A system introduction to microwave electronics; 2. Passive elements and circuit layout; 3. CAD techniques; 4. Directional couplers and power dividers; 5. Active RF and microwave semiconductor devices; 6. Microwave linear amplifiers; 7. Low-noise amplifier design; 8. Power amplifiers; 9. Microwave measurements; 10. Computer-Aided Design (CAD) projects.
A self-contained introduction to microwave electronics, covering passive and active components, linear, low-noise and power amplifiers, and CAD techniques.
Giovanni Ghione is Full Professor in Electronics at Politecnico di Torino, Italy, and a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He has authored or co-authored several books, including Semiconductor Devices for High-Speed Optoelectronics (Cambridge, 2009), and is the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. Marco Pirola is Associate Professor at Politecnico di Torino, Italy, where he coordinates the Microwave Laboratory.