Overview of communication systems. Wireless systems: Overview of wireless communication systems, Design considerations-nonlinearity, noise, sensitivity, dynamic range etc., Review of modulation techniques, Transceivers-Building blocks such as low noise amplifiers, mixers, voltage controlled oscillators, phase locked loops, frequency synthesizers, digital synthesis, power amplifiers etc. Broadband systems: Overview of broadband and optical communication systems, Transceivers-Building blocks not covered in wireless systems such as broadband amplifiers, transimpedance amplifiers, clock and data recovery circuits etc. System level integration: Challenges in board level integration, Interconnects and transmission lines, Antennas.
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