• ELEN E6314x Advanced communication circuits 3 pts. Lect: 2. Prerequisites: ELEN E4314 and ELEN E6312. Overview of communication systems, modulation and detection schemes. Receiver and transmitter architectures. Noise, sensitivity, and dynamic range. Nonlinearity and distortion. Low-noise RF amplifiers, mixers, and oscillators. Phase-locked loops and frequency synthesizers. Typical applications discussed include wireless RF transceivers or data links. Computer-aided analysis techniques are used in homework(s) or a design project.