Whitepapers

IP2 and IP3 Nonlinearity Specifications for 3G/WCDMA Receivers

The complete analysis of the nonlinearity requirements of a WCDMA direct conversion (Zero-IF) receiver is presented.

Utilizing Time Domain (TDR) Test Methods For Maximizing Microwave Board Performance

This paper discusses the aspects of TDR measurements that are relevant to the analysis of a transition. The complete range of TDR measurements and applications will not be explored.

Phase Coherent Multi-Channel RF Synthesis

Multi-channel synthesis applications require specific performance parameters that are often overlooked with the design of single channel synthesizer systems.

Super-regenerative Receiver

Synergy Microwave Corp.

Power Amplifier Savings with DC-DC Converters

STMicroelectronics

3G/4G Multimode Cellular Front End Challenges, Part 3: Impact on Power Amplifier Design

Key Concepts Discussed:
• Power amplifier background.
• Low Power Mode versus DC-DC converters: impact on battery current.
• Quadrature versus single-ended architectures.