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Low noise amplifier design for radio telescope system

Kouhdaragh, Vahid (2009) Low noise amplifier design for radio telescope system. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Electrical Engineering.

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Abstract

The purpose of this project is to design a low noise amplifier (LNA) for a radio telescope. The LNA is an electronic amplifier used in communication systems to amplify extremely weak signals captured by antennae. This thesis describes the procedure of designing an LNA for 7 GHz frequency. Noise matching is an important technique which was considered in the design process. The designed LNA achieved a gain of 30 dB with 1 GHz bandwidth. The noise figure achieved was less than 2.9 dB. Return-losses were improved by 6 dB with a new proposed optimization method.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Kejuruteraan (Elektrik - Elektronik dan Telekomunikasi)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2009; Supervisor : Dr. Sharifah Kamilah Bte Syed Yusof
Uncontrolled Keywords:low noise amplifier, communications
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:12059
Deposited By: Liza Porijo
Deposited On:28 Feb 2011 04:39
Last Modified:19 Jul 2012 06:24

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