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Linearization and Efficiency Enhancement Techniques for Silicon Power Amplifiers

From RF to mmW

This book provides an overview of current efficiency enhancement and linearization techniques for silicon power amplifier designs. It examines the latest state of the art technologies and design techniques to address challenges for RF cellular mobile, base stations, and RF and mmW WLAN applications. Coverage includes material on current silicon (CMOS, SiGe) RF and mmW power amplifier designs, focusing on advantages and disadvantages compared with traditional GaAs implementations.

With this book you will learn:

  • The principles of linearization and efficiency improvement techniques
  • The architectures allowing the optimum design of multimode Si RF and mmW power amplifiers
  • How to make designs more efficient by employing new design techniques such as linearization and efficiency improvement
  • Layout considerations
  • Examples of schematic, layout, simulation and measurement results

Researchers and graduate students; engineers and project managers.

Paperback, 162 Pages

Published: January 2015

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-418678-1


  • Chapter 1: Holistic Approaches for Power Generation, Linearization, and Radiation in CMOS
    Chapter 2: Cartesian Feedback with digital enhancement for CMOS RF transmitter
    Chapter 3: Transmitter Linearity and Energy Efficiency
    Chapter 4: mmW Doherty
    Chapter 5: Reliable Power Amplifier
    Chapter 6: Efficiency Enhancement for THz Power Amplifier


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