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2013-03-17

Analysis of Broadband GaN Switch Mode Class-E Power Amplifier

By Ahmed Al Tanany, Ahmed Sayed, and Georg Boeck
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 38, 151-160, 2013
doi:10.2528/PIERL13012005

Abstract

Switch mode power amplifiers offer high efficiency approaching 100% for an ideal case. This paper discusses the operation mode of broadband switch mode class-E power amplifier designed previously by the authors for UHF applications (600-1000 MHz). A method to extract the waveforms at the die reference plane from the time domain analysis using 50 Ω environment systems is discussed. It has been observed that the designed class-E power amplifier operation was not maintained ideally over the entire band; however, it was operating close to the class-E operation.

Citation


Ahmed Al Tanany, Ahmed Sayed, and Georg Boeck, "Analysis of Broadband GaN Switch Mode Class-E Power Amplifier," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 38, 151-160, 2013.
doi:10.2528/PIERL13012005
http://www.jpier.org/PIERL/pier.php?paper=13012005

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