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Telecommunications Technology Lab Course

Module name (EN): Telecommunications Technology Lab Course
Degree programme: Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018
Module code: E2612
SAP-Submodule-No.: P211-0124
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 1V+4P (5 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Practical exam with a short paper

[updated 08.01.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
E2612 (P211-0124) Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 6, mandatory course, technical
75 class hours (= 56.25 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 123.75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Martin Buchholz
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Martin Buchholz

[updated 10.09.2018]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this combination lecture/lab course, students will - have in-depth knowledge about high-frequency engineering and high-frequency measurement technology. - be able to calculate complex analogue and digital transmission systems and to verify them metrologically. - be able to simulate antennas and characterize them metrologically. - be able to perform independent measurements with a spectrum analyzer and a network analyzer. - be able to perform measurements on optical communication systems. - be able to plan RFs. - be able to use modern development tools to implement digital algorithms in an FPGA.

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Module content:
Lecture topics: 1. Noise figure and sensitivity of an HF receiver 2. Linear and non-linear signal distortion 3. Receiver architectures and high frequency components Lab experiments: 1. Interferometry: measuring a glass fiber using an optical interferometer 2. Eye diagram: evaluating an eye diagram on a 2.5 Gbit/s transmission 3. Spectrum analyzer: measuring the spectra of modulated signals 4. Network analyzer 1: measuring the S-parameters of passive components 5. Network analyzer 2: measuring the S-parameters of active HF components 6. Simulating HF components and systems with EDA software 7. Antenna test: measuring the 3-dimensional antenna pattern 8. Image processing: applying various filter operators 9. Wave propagation: using a planning tool for the optimization of digital radio systems 10. Implementing digital algorithms from receiver technology in hardware

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture notes, projector, laboratory

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Recommended or required reading:
Hiebel, Michael: Grundlagen der vektoriellen Netzwerkanalyse, Rohde & Schwarz, 2006 Pehl, Erich: Digitale und analoge Nachrichtenübertragung, Hüthig, 2001, 2. Aufl. Rauscher, Christoph; Janssen, Volker; Minihold, Roland: Grundlagen der Spektrumanalyse, Rohde & Schwarz, 2007 Razavi, Behzad: RF Microelectronics, Prentice Hall, (latest edition) Thumm, Manfred K.A.; Wiesbeck, Werner; Kern, Stefan:: Hochfrequenzmesstechnik - Verfahren und Messsysteme, Teubner, 1998, 2. Aufl.

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