Learn about the new figures of merit like error vector magnitude (EVM) that are now required for RF, microwave, and mmWave applications.
Lesson 1 - Introduction - Designing with 5G Modulated Signals
Introduces the concept of 5G modulated signals and the different figures of merit that are used to characterize their performance. It also discusses the challenges of designing 5G modulated signals for different applications.
Lesson 2 - Trends
Discusses the trends in 5G modulated signals, such as the use of higher frequencies and higher data rates. It also discusses the challenges of meeting these trends with traditional modulation schemes.
Lesson 3 - Simulation Approach Overview
Provides an overview of the simulation approach used to design 5G modulated signals. It discusses the different tools and techniques that can be used to simulate 5G modulated signals.
Lesson 4 - Reducing Envelope Simulation Runtime
Learn how to reduce the runtime of envelope simulations for 5G modulated signals. It covers the different techniques that can be used to accelerate envelope simulations.
Lesson 5 - Distortion EVM
Discusses the concept of distortion EVM and how it is used to characterize the performance of 5G modulated signals. It also discusses the different techniques that can be used to reduce distortion EVM.
Lesson 6 - Compact Test Signals
The use of compact test signals to verify the performance of 5G modulated signals. It covers the different types of compact test signals that are available and how they can be used to verify the performance of 5G modulated signals.
Lesson 7 - Virtual Test Bench
Discusses the use of virtual test benches to verify the performance of 5G modulated signals. It covers the different types of virtual test benches that are available and how they can be used to verify the performance of 5G modulated signals.
Lesson 8 - Making Envelope Simulation Easier to Use
Covers how to make envelope simulations easier to use for 5G modulated signals. It covers the different tools and techniques that can be used to make envelope simulations more user-friendly.
Lesson 9 - System Design Flows
Learn the different system design flows that can be used to design 5G modulated signals. It covers the different steps involved in each design flow and the challenges that need to be addressed.
Lesson 10 - Conclusion - Designing with 5G Modulated Signals
Concludes the course by summarizing the key concepts that were covered. It also provides some resources for further learning.
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