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RF Front-End: World Class Designs by Janine Love

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Chapter 8. Power Amplifiers

Here is another chapter by one of my favorite authors, Ian Hickman. In this chapter, he covers points to consider when designing and testing RF power amplifiers. This is a very nice, logical treatment that takes you from basic safety precautions, through the design decisions and trade offs, to the actual design, layout, and test. Topics covered along the way include: filters, matching methods, packaging, gain expectations, and thermal design.—Janine Sullivan Love

This chapter covers the fundamentals of designing and testing RF power amplifiers. This differs from some other branches of RF design in that it frequently deals with highly nonlinear circuits. This non-linearity should be borne in mind when using analysis ...

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