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RF Front-End: World Class Designs by Janine Love

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Chapter 4. Advanced Architectures

I like this chapter because it offers detailed analysis of a number of different receiver architectures. Topics covered include TV receivers, image-reject mixers, and software-defined radio. This is an excellent chapter for you if you want more depth of knowledge on receiver design.—Janine Sullivan Love

All receivers fall under the two main headings of TRF (tuned radio frequency) receivers, where the received signal is processed at the incoming frequency right up to the detector stage, and the superhet (supersonic heterodyne) receiver, where the incoming signal is translated (sometimes after some amplification at the incoming frequency) to an intermediate frequency for further processing. There are, however, ...

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