High-Frequency Circuit Design Lab

Lecturer (assistant)
TypePractical course
Duration5 SWS
TermSommersemester 2021
Language of instructionGerman
Position within curriculaSee TUMonline
DatesSee TUMonline


Admission information

See TUMonline
Note: Online registration for the CAD Lab takes place on the TUMonline website. 12 places for lab participants are available. The binding registration takes place during the introduction lecture on Friday, 16.04.2021, at 13:00 via Zoom. Personal attendance at this meeting is mandatory. Please register here for the module EI74161 "Praktikum Hochfrequenzschaltungen", if you want to attend module EI50881 "High-Frequency Circuit Lab".


- Introduction to ADS or CST - Discussion on design specifications - Develop the circuit concept - Implementation and simulation with ADS or CST - Statistical Yield analysis and optimization - Fabrication and measurements of the designed circuits - Interim and final report - Oral examination


Fundamentals of circuit design and RF engineering: - Transmission line theory - Smith chart - Scattering parameters - Fundamentals of microstrip lines - Knowledge in ADS or CST is a plus

Teaching and learning methods

The course is structured as a workshop (project work) with groups of two or max. three students.