Understand the RF and Digital Signal Processing Principles Driving Software-defined Radios!

Software-defined radio (SDR) technology is a configurable, low cost, and power efficient solution for multimode and multistandard wireless designs. This book describes software-defined radio concepts and design principles from the perspective of RF and digital signal processing as performed within this system. After an introductory overview of essential SDR concepts, this book examines signal modulation techniques, RF and digital system analysis and requirements, Nyquist and oversampled data conversion techniques, and multirate digital signal processing..


•Modulation techniques
Master analog and digital modulation schemes
•RF system-design parameters
Examine noise and link budget analysis and Non-linear signal analysis and design methodology
•Essentials of baseband and bandpass sampling and gain control
IF sampling architecture compared to traditional quadrature sampling, Nyquist zones, automatic gain control, and filtering
•Nyquist sampling converter architectures
Analysis and design of various Nyquist data converters
•Oversampled data converter architectures
Analysis and design of continuous-time and discrete-time Delta-Sigma converters
•Multirate signal processing
Gain knowledge of interpolation, decimation, and fractional data rate conversion

Key Features

*Offers readers a powerful set of analytical and design tools *Details real world designs *Comprehensive coverage makes this a must have in the RF/Wireless industry


Communications, RF, and DSP Engineers

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction 1.1 The Need for Software Defined Radio 1.2 The Software Defined Radio Concept 1.3 Software Requirements and Reconfigurability 1.4 Aim and Organization of the Book References Chapter 2: Common Analog Modulation and Pulse Shaping Methods 2.1 Amplitude Modulation 2.2 Frequency and Phase Modulation 2.3 Common Pulse Shaping Functions References Chapter 3: Common Digital Modulation Methods 3.1 Channel Capacity Interpreted 3.2 PSK Modulation 3.3 FSK Modulation 3.4. Continuous Phase Modulation (CPM) 3.5. Gaussian MSK (GMSK) 3.6. On-Off Keying (OOK) 3.7. Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (QAM) 3.8. Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) 3.9. Spread Spectrum Modulation 3.10. Appendices References Chapter 4: High-Level Requirements and Link Budget Analysis 4.1 High Level Requirements 4.2 Link Budget Analysis 4.3 Cascaded Noise Figure Analysis References Chapter 5: Memoryless Non-Linearity and Distortion 5.1. 1-dB Compression Point Due to Memoryless Non-Linearities 5.2. Signal Desensitization and Blocking 5.3. Intermodulation Distortion 5.4. Cascaded Input-Referred Intercept Points 5.5. Cross Modulation Distortion 5.6. Harmonics 5.7. Phase Noise and Reciprocal Mixing 5.8. Spurious Signals 5.9. Appendices References Chapter 6: Transceiver System Analysis and Design Parameters 6.1. Receiver Selectivity 6.2. Receiver Dynamic Range 6.3 AM/AM an


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About the author

Tony Rouphael

Tony J. Rouphael has worked on all aspects of wireless communications ranging from antenna and RF to digital signal processing. At Philips, Siemens, Northrop Grumman, RF Micro Devices, and others, he has developed products in TDMA IS-136, CDMA2000, GSM, WCDMA, UWB, 802.11, and software defined radio for JTRS applications. He holds 48 US patents, published over 20 journal articles in signal processing and communications, and published a book entitled RF and Signal Processing for Software Defined Radio with Elsevier-Newnes.

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief systems Engineer, L-3 Linkabit, USA