This authoritative resource offers engineers valuable assistance for their work involving microwave circuit analysis and design. This practical book provides a thorough understanding of the properties of planar transmission lines for integrated circuits. It presents matrix and computer-aided methods for analysis and design of circuit components. Professionals get in-depth details on input, output, and interstage networks, as well as coverage of stability, noise, and signal distortion. Moreover, this unique book is the first to explore and develop the interface between lumped-element circuits and distributed element circuits. Readers find the necessary technological underpinnings and all the practical details they need to fully comprehend and work with the material.