superheterodyne receiver

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Synonyms for superheterodyne receiver

a radio receiver that combines a locally generated frequency with the carrier frequency to produce a supersonic signal that is demodulated and amplified

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A homodyne receiver performs a direct conversion of the received RF signals to a zero intermediate frequency (IF) baseband.
The 1/f noise, which may be another problem in a homodyne receiver, must be considered specifically when the receiver is designed with a CMOS process, (5,6) and is not considered here.
In the case of a UWB sensor, a homodyne receiver is appropriate, and in the case of a UWB radar, either a homodyne or a superheterodyne receiver is appropriate (cf.
Although UWB systems employ a homodyne receiver approach (cf.
A particular nicety is the fact that the large signal bandwidth makes W-CDMA systems less susceptible to the 1/f noise and DC offset problems inherent in homodyne receivers.