EE-426 / 4 credits

Teacher: Ruffieux David

Language: English


Summary

RF has changed our daily life in our ever connected wireless world (guess how many radios you have in your smartphone?). The goal of this course is to get familiar with RF design techniques in view of understanding the basics behind wireless communication.

Content

Keywords

Radio-Frequency, Wireless communication, IoT, Bluetooth, WIFI, Radar, Receiver, Transmitter

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Electronics

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Analyze the building blocks of RF transceivers
  • Categorize RF applications
  • Design basic RF building blocks

Teaching methods

ex cathedra, hands-on and exercise depending on the subject

Expected student activities

Students could run examples on their own PC using LTSpice

Assessment methods

written exam

Resources

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

Yes

Notes/Handbook

Lecture notes will be available in PDF on Moodle.

You might be interested in:

RF Microelectronics from Behzad Razavi, Prentice Hall

The Design of CMOS Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits from Thomas Lee, Cambridge Uni Press

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Radio frequency circuits design techniques
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Radio frequency circuits design techniques
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Radio frequency circuits design techniques
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Radio frequency circuits design techniques
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Radio frequency circuits design techniques
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9  INR219  
9-10    
10-11  INR219  
11-12    
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Wednesday, 8h - 10h: Lecture INR219

Wednesday, 10h - 12h: Exercise, TP INR219