Fully updated to address cutting-edge technologies, the new edition of this practical guide provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art coverage of RF and microwave power amplifier design. The book describes both existing and new schematic configurations, theoretical approaches, circuit simulation results, and implementation techniques.
New chapters discuss linearization and efficiency enhancement and high-efficiency Doherty power amplifiers. Featuring a systematic approach, this comprehensive resource bridges the theory and practice of RF and microwave engineering.
RF and Microwave Power Amplifier Design, Second Edition, covers:
Preface Ch. 1: Two-port network parameters Ch. 2: Nonlinear circuit design methods Ch. 3: Nonlinear active device modeling Ch. 4: Impedance matching Ch. 5: Power transformers, combiners and couplers Ch. 6: Power amplifier design fundamentals Ch. 7: High-efficiency power amplifier design Ch. 8: Broadband power amplifiers Ch. 9: Linearization and efficiency enhancement techniques (NEW) Ch. 10: High-efficiency Doherty power amplifiers (NEW) Ch. 11: Distributed amplifiers (NEW) Index