Coming this October 25-29 in San Diego, CA we offer Waleed Khalil's Radio Systems: RF Transceiver Design from Antenna to Bits and Back course.
Learn these extensive skills in one highly-intensive week:
- Gain in-depth understanding of the different block-level specifications and impairments (e.g. noise, P1dB, IIP3, IIP2, gain, bandwidth, phase noise and spurs) and how to relate them to system level performance metrics (e.g. BER, EVM, modulation type, blocker performance, sensitivity and selectivity)
- Traverse between block level specifications and overall system performance and backwards
- Analyze and abstract (at block level) the most critical blocks in today’s RF modem (e.g. low noise amplifier, mixer, voltage-controlled oscillator, power amplifier and analog and digital baseband circuits such A/Ds, D/As and filters).
- Evaluate the impact of different impairments in radio front-ends on performance, including interference, different noise sources, circuit nonlinearity and phase noise.
- Understand the trade-offs between block-level performance, choice of radio architecture and overall system performance (e.g. power, area and cost) in relation to a given communication standard
- Learn the major aspects of the digital signal processing chain at both the modulation and demodulation ends
- Use simple back-of-the-envelope calculations and understanding of path loss and fading to predict RF system’s performance in terms of link budget and link margin.
- Evaluate thru simulation (at block level) various modem design aspects involving RF, analog and digital impairments.
- Traverse across legacy wireless standards (e.g. BT, WiFi, GSM,..) and emerging LTE, 5G, MIMO standards and tie back to the impact on radio hardware.
- Tie between system level performance parameters and test equipment specifications
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