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Chapter 5  Amplifiers

Amplifier Dynamic Range

Effect of amplifier compression slope and signal level on the generation of intermodulation components up to the seventh order.

Signal+Noise Vector Limiting

Vector simulation using the frequency component representation of the limiting process.

Limiting Amplifier Operation

Demonstrates how a limiting amplifier affects signal, noise, and signal-to-noise ratio in and through the limiting region.

Compression Amplifier Design

Design equations for logarithmic or power-law, limiting-summation amplifiers.


Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - RF Analysis Aids
Chapter 3 - RF Chain Components
Chapter 4 - Antennas
Chapter 6 - Signal Detection
Chapter 7 - Microwave Receivers
Chapter 8 - EW Measurement Systems
Chapter 9 - Operational Performance