Chapter 13. Detectors and Mixers

  1. Devendra K. Misra

Published Online: 25 AUG 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0471653764.ch13

Radio-Frequency and Microwave Communication Circuits: Analysis and Design, Second Edition

Radio-Frequency and Microwave Communication Circuits: Analysis and Design, Second Edition

How to Cite

Misra, D. K. (2004) Detectors and Mixers, in Radio-Frequency and Microwave Communication Circuits: Analysis and Design, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471653764.ch13

Author Information

  1. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 AUG 2004
  2. Published Print: 17 AUG 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471478737

Online ISBN: 9780471653769

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • amplitude modulation;
  • frequency modulation;
  • diode detectors;
  • switching-type diode mixer circuits;
  • conversion loss;
  • FET mixers;
  • Gilbert cell

Summary

This chapter begins with an overview of the characteristics of amplitude and frequency modulations and their detection schemes. Several mixer circuits are then presented that can be designed using diodes or transistors as nonlinear electronic devices.