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Webcast Sept. 28: Mixers and Frequency Conversion

Sep 2017

Join Besser Associates and Microwave Journal magazine for a free webcast on Mixers and Frequency Conversion this September 28 at 8AM Eastern/11AM Pacific Time. This one-hour webcast will be presented by instructor Allen Podell. 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.


  • Why Convert?
  • 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
  • Design Overview