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homodyne vs heterodyne

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homodyne

from what I have read, homodyne transceiver uses Complex mixing while heterodyne receiver doesn't. Most system nowaday are using homodyne setup, is this correct? I'd thought most are using heterodyne. Anyway, so what exactly is complex mixing? Is it because we're multiplying with a single tone? .....could someone please help me clarify it, I don't think I fully understood it. Thanks
 

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homodyne heterodyne

yeah these days most the integrated receivers use the ZIF or homodyne architecture , the ZIF use IQ mixing
but the hetrodyne , in the mixging use the signal osc only
 

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heterodyne homodyne

in homodyne the input high frequency signal is directly converted to its baseband equivalent and hence the mixing is very complex... i.e no intermediate frequency is involved...
 

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heterodyne vs homodyne

what is complex mixing?you mean IQ mixing?
It is intended for image rejection

Herterodyne receiver can also use IQ mixing to improve image rejection
 

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the IQ mixing ins't only for image rejection it is also for complex digital modualtion , like QAM , QPSK and so on

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homodyne heterodyne receiver

In homo dyne mixing you get directly DC at the output while in Heterodyne you
down convert signal to IF.
 

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homodyne transceiver

So is it true that 99% of the transceiver today are based on homodyne design for its simplicity? Is that true? I was told by someone but I just want to more inputs. Thanks guys.
 

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homodyne

yeah , i have used alot of IC for CDMA and WCDMA receivers and all are based on the direct conversion architecture "Qualcom , NXP , Silabs " produce them

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homodyne versus heterodyne

ya it is true... though homodyne is a little complex heterodyne has its own set of problems in terms of the detection process....
 

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homodyne setup

This is true
Homodyne receivers are preferred because of simplicity & low power & low cost
 

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homodyne architecture vs heterodyne architecture

yeah they are complex , but now the VLSI technology and the DSP can be integrated with the transceiver make the implementation of the direct conversion more and more vesible

khouly
 

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heterodyne tansceiver

they are depending on system requirement and technology!!
 

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homodyne, heterodyne

what is the advantages and disadvantages of homodyne and heterodyne system?
 

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