Practical realizations of high efficiency switched mode power amplifiers

Conference: GeMIC 2008 - German Microwave Conference
03/10/2008 - 03/12/2008 at Hamburg-Harburg, Germany

Proceedings: GeMIC 2008

Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Nemati, Hossein; Fager, Christian; Gustavsson, Ulf; Ådahl, Andreas; Jos, Rik; Zirath, Herbert (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)
Gustavsson, Ulf; Zirath, Herbert (Ericsson AB, Sweden)
Lepine, Fabien (Filtronics, UK,)
Jos, Rik (NXP, The Netherlands)

High efficiency switch-mode power amplifiers based on class E, F-1 and current-mode class-D are studied and designed utilizing same LDMOS devices. The possibilities of applying load modulation techniques as an efficient way to modulate the output power is also investigated.