Instructor Allen Podell presents a free tutorial webcast on Mixers and Frequency Conversion this May 17 at 8:00 AM Pacific Time/15:00 UTC.
Frequency conversion is a critical function in all wireless systems. A key component used to accomplish this is the mixer. Designers need to understand different mixer topologies and specifications in order to meet their system requirements. This webinar provides a brief overview of frequency conversion and introduces the mixer as the component used to accomplish this function.
RF System Architectures
How many conversions?
How to Convert? What is a mixer figure of merit?
Passive diode mixers versus passive FET mixers
Monolithic silicon active mixer issues
Comparing Mixer Specifications