For measurement technology in the high-frequency (several GHz band), basic theory of RF technology is lectured and the advanced training on measurement using a spectrum analyzer and network analyzer are included. In addition, high-frequency circuit and electromagnetic field simulator of ADS (Advanced Design System) is introduced.
The lecture and experiments are offered in intensive course format. There may be a case in which participants number is limited by the circumstances of the training equipment.
Understanding of the theory of high-frequency measurement technology for RF and microwave circuits.
Through training that utilizes state-of-the-art high-frequency measurement equipment, to understand the high-frequency measurement theory for RF and microwave circuits.
RF, radio frequnecy , spectrum analyzer, network analyzer,
|✔ Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Lecture in Japanese and experiments using state-of-arts RF measurement equipments such as network analyzer and spectrum analyzer
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Overview of RF technology||Understanding of history of RF technology and its importance in internet era.|
|Class 2||Feature of microwave and transmission line||Understanding of specific nature of RF and impedance of transminssion line.|
|Class 3||Reflection and transmission parameters, Smith chart||Understanding of reflection and transmission parameter. Understanding of S-parameters and differential S-parameters|
|Class 4||Fundamentals of spectrum analyzer||Understanding of the operating principle of spectrum analyzer Understanding of the concept of phase noise|
|Class 5||Spectrum analysis fo modulated signals||Understanding of AM/FM /pulser modulations and their spectrum features. Understanding of digital modulation|
|Class 6||Fundamental of noise figure, and microwave connectors||Understanding of the noise figure and the conceptual meaning of the equivalent input referred noise. Understanding the types and features of microwave coaxial connectors|
|Class 7||Fundamentals of network analyzer||Understanding of the principles of the network analyzer Understanding of 1-port and two-port calibration, and the TRL calibration Understanding of the the error factors in the reflection / transmission measurement.|
|Class 8||Experiments using network analyzer (I)||Understanding of SOLT calibration|
|Class 9||Experiments using network analyzer (II)||Measurements of passive elments such as filter, duplexer, etc.|
|Class 10||RF circuit simulator||Understanding of ADS (RF simulator)|
|Class 11||Experiments of design, fabrication and measurement of RF circuits (I)||Design of the strip-line LPF using ADS, fabrication of the LPF, and characteristic evaluation using network analyzer|
|Class 12||Experiments of design, fabrication and measurement of RF circuits (II)||Differential S parameter measurement using a network analyzer, and time domain measurement|
|Class 13||Experiments of spectrum analysis (I)||Measurements of AM, FM, and pulse modulations, and estimation of modulation degree|
|Class 14||Experiments of spectrum analysis (II)||Understanding of the digital modulation signal|
|Class 15||Experiments of spectrum analysis (II)||Measurement of RF amplifier Understanding of intermodulation|
Presentation materials are distributed at the lecture.
Scored based on attendance and report.
Basic knowledge of electrical circuit theory and electronic circuit theory.
Hiroyuki Ito, ito[at]pi.titech.ac.jp
9:00-17:00 Email contact is required.