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IK255U Ericsson Radio School - analog to digital conversion 3.0 credits

The aim of this course is to increase Ericsson's engineers skills in the area of Sampling and Analog-to- Digital and Digital-to-Analog Conversion in order to complement the already existing course IK252u Ericsson Radio School.

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus IK255U (Spring 2022–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

RF receiver architectures

  • Mixing
  • Sampling Processes
  • Analog-to-Digital Conversion (ADC)
  • Continous Time receivers
  • Discrete Time receivers

Direct RF digitization receivers

  • System Level Aspects
  • Receiver System-Level Design

Realization and measurements

  • RF Front End
  • Mixed Signal Front End
  • Mixed Signal AGC Loop
  • System Level Measurements

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the students should be able to

  • account for basic sampling theory
  • account for basic digital-to-analog and analog-to-digital conversion.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • INL1 - Assignment, 1.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • SEM1 - Seminars, 2.0 credits, grading scale: P, F

Other requirements for final grade

At least 90 percent participation at the seminars is required.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

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Course web IK255U

Offered by

Main field of study

Electrical Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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