Book Description
This second edition of the highly acclaimed RF Power Amplifiers has been thoroughly revised and expanded to reflect the latest challenges associated with power transmitters used in communications systems. With more rigorous treatment of many concepts, the new edition includes a unique combination of classtested analysis and industryproven design techniques.
Radio frequency (RF) power amplifiers are the fundamental building blocks used in a vast variety of wireless communication circuits, radio and TV broadcasting transmitters, radars, wireless energy transfer, and industrial processes. Through a combination of theory and practice, RF Power Amplifiers, Second Edition provides a solid understanding of the key concepts, the principle of operation, synthesis, analysis, and design of RF power amplifiers.
This extensive update boasts: up to date end of chapter summaries; review questions and problems; an expansion on key concepts; new examples related to realworld applications illustrating key concepts and brand new chapters covering 'hot topics' such as RF LC oscillators and dynamic power supplies.
Carefully edited for superior readability, this work remains an essential reference for research & development staff and design engineers. Senior level undergraduate and graduate electrical engineering students will also find it an invaluable resource with its practical examples & summaries, review questions and end of chapter problems.
Key features:
A fully revised solutions manual is now hosted on a companion website alongside new simulations.
Extended treatment of a broad range of topologies of RF power amplifiers.
Indepth treatment of stateofthe art of modern transmitters and a new chapter on oscillators.
Includes problemsolving methodology, stepbystep derivations and closedform design equations with illustrations.
Table of Contents
 Title Page
 Copyright
 Dedication
 Preface
 About the Author
 List of Symbols
 List of Acronyms

Chapter 1: Introduction
 1.1 Radio Transmitters
 1.2 Batteries for Portable Electronics
 1.3 Block Diagram of RF Power Amplifiers
 1.4 Classes of Operation of RF Power Amplifiers
 1.5 Waveforms of RF Power Amplifiers
 1.6 Parameters of RF Power Amplifiers
 1.7 Transmitter Noise
 1.8 Conditions for 100% Efficiency of Power Amplifiers
 1.9 Conditions for Nonzero Output Power at 100% Efficiency of Power Amplifiers
 1.10 Output Power of Class E ZVS Amplifiers
 1.11 Class E ZCS Amplifiers
 1.12 Antennas
 1.13 Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves
 1.14 Frequency Spectrum
 1.15 Duplexing
 1.16 MultipleAccess Techniques
 1.17 Nonlinear Distortion in Transmitters
 1.18 Harmonics of Carrier Frequency
 1.19 Intermodulation Distortion
 1.20 AM/AM Compression and AM/PM Conversion
 1.21 Dynamic Range of Power Amplifiers
 1.22 Analog Modulation
 1.23 Digital Modulation
 1.24 Radars
 1.25 RadioFrequency Identification
 1.26 Summary
 1.27 Review Questions
 1.28 Problems
 References

Chapter 2: Class A RF Power Amplifier
 2.1 Introduction
 2.2 Power MOSFET Characteristics
 2.3 ShortChannel Effects
 2.4 Circuit of Class A RF Power Amplifier
 2.5 Waveforms in Class A RF Amplifier
 2.6 Energy Parameters of Class A RF Power Amplifier
 2.7 ParallelResonant Circuit
 2.8 Power Losses and Efficiency of ParallelResonant Circuit
 2.9 Class A RF Power Amplifier with Current Mirror
 2.10 Impedance Matching Circuits
 2.11 Class A RF Linear Amplifier
 2.12 Summary
 2.13 Review Questions
 2.14 Problems
 References

Chapter 3: Class AB, B, and C RF Power Amplifiers
 3.1 Introduction
 3.2 Class B RF Power Amplifier
 3.3 Class AB and C RF Power Amplifiers
 3.4 Push–Pull Complementary Class AB, B, and C RF Power Amplifiers
 3.5 TransformerCoupled Class B Push–Pull RF Power Amplifier
 3.6 Class AB, B, and C RF Power Amplifiers with VariableEnvelope Signals
 3.7 Summary
 3.8 Review Questions
 3.9 Problems
 References

Chapter 4: Class D RF Power Amplifiers
 4.1 Introduction
 4.2 MOSFET as a Switch
 4.3 Circuit Description of Class D RF Power Amplifier
 4.4 Principle of Operation of Class D RF Power Amplifier
 4.5 Topologies of Class D VoltageSource RF Power Amplifiers
 4.6 Analysis
 4.7 Bandwidth of Class D RF Power Amplifier
 4.8 Operation of Class D RF Power Amplifier at Resonance
 4.9 Class D RF Power Amplifier with Amplitude Modulation
 4.10 Operation of Class D RF Power Amplifier Outside Resonance
 4.11 Efficiency of HalfBridge Class D Power Amplifier
 4.12 Design Example
 4.13 TransformerCoupled Push–Pull Class D VoltageSwitching RF Power Amplifier
 4.14 Class D FullBridge RF Power Amplifier
 4.15 Phase Control of FullBridge Class D Power Amplifier
 4.16 Class D CurrentSwitching RF Power Amplifier
 4.17 TransformerCoupled Push–pull Class D CurrentSwitching RF Power Amplifier
 4.18 Bridge Class D CurrentSwitching RF Power Amplifier
 4.19 Summary
 4.20 Review Questions
 4.21 Problems
 References

Chapter 5: Class E ZeroVoltage Switching RF Power Amplifiers
 5.1 Introduction
 5.2 Circuit Description
 5.3 Circuit Operation
 5.4 ZVS and ZDS Operations of Class E Amplifier
 5.5 Suboptimum Operation
 5.6 Analysis
 5.7 Drain Efficiency of Ideal Class E Amplifier
 5.8 RF Choke Inductance
 5.9 Maximum Operating Frequency of Class E Amplifier
 5.10 Summary of Parameters at D = 0.5
 5.11 Efficiency
 5.12 Design of Basic Class E Amplifier
 5.13 Impedance Matching Resonant Circuits
 5.14 Class E ZVS RF Power Amplifier with Only Nonlinear Shunt Capacitance
 5.15 Push–Pull Class E ZVS RF Power Amplifier
 5.16 Class E ZVS RF Power Amplifier with Finite DCFeed Inductance
 5.17 Class E ZVS Amplifier with ParallelSeries Resonant Circuit
 5.18 Class E ZVS Amplifier with Nonsinusoidal Output Voltage
 5.19 Class E ZVS Power Amplifier with ParallelResonant Circuit
 5.20 Amplitude Modulation of Class E ZVS RF Power Amplifier
 5.21 Summary
 5.22 Review Questions
 5.23 Problems
 References
 Chapter 6: Class E ZeroCurrent Switching RF Power Amplifier

Chapter 7: Class DE RF Power Amplifier
 7.1 Introduction
 7.2 Analysis of Class DE RF Power Amplifier
 7.3 Components
 7.4 Device Stresses
 7.5 Design Equations
 7.6 Maximum Operating Frequency
 7.7 Class DE Amplifier with Only One Shunt Capacitor
 7.8 Output Power
 7.9 Cancellation of Nonlinearities of Transistor Output Capacitances
 7.10 Amplitude Modulation of Class DE RF Power Amplifier
 7.11 Summary
 7.12 Review Questions
 7.13 Problems
 References

Chapter 8: Class F RF Power Amplifiers
 8.1 Introduction
 8.2 Class F RF Power Amplifier with Third Harmonic
 8.3 Class F35 RF Power Amplifier with Third and Fifth Harmonics
 8.4 Class F357 RF Power Amplifier with Third, Fifth, and Seventh Harmonics
 8.5 Class FT RF Power Amplifier with ParallelResonant Circuit and QuarterWavelength Transmission Line
 8.6 Class RF Power Amplifier with Second Harmonic
 8.7 Class RF Power Amplifier with Second and Fourth Harmonics
 8.8 Class RF Power Amplifier with Second, Fourth, and Sixth Harmonics
 8.9 Class RF Power Amplifier with SeriesResonant Circuit and QuarterWavelength Transmission Line
 8.10 Summary
 8.11 Review Questions
 8.12 Problems
 References
 Chapter 9: Linearization and Efficiency Improvements of RF Power Amplifiers

Chapter 10: Integrated Inductors
 10.1 Introduction
 10.2 Skin Effect
 10.3 Resistance of Rectangular Trace
 10.4 Inductance of Straight Rectangular Trace
 10.5 Meander Inductors
 10.6 Inductance of Straight Round Conductor
 10.7 Inductance of Circular Round Wire Loop
 10.8 Inductance of TwoParallel Wire Loop
 10.9 Inductance of Rectangle of Round Wire
 10.10 Inductance of Polygon Round Wire Loop
 10.11 Bondwire Inductors
 10.12 SingleTurn Planar Inductor
 10.13 Inductance of Planar Square Loop
 10.14 Planar Spiral Inductors
 10.15 MultiMetal Spiral Inductors
 10.16 Planar Transformers
 10.17 MEMS Inductors
 10.18 Inductance of Coaxial Cable
 10.19 Inductance of TwoWire Transmission Line
 10.20 Eddy Currents in Integrated Inductors
 10.21 Model of RF Integrated Inductors
 10.22 PCB Inductors
 10.23 Summary
 10.24 Review Questions
 10.25 Problems
 References
 Chapter 11: RF Power Amplifiers with Dynamic Power Supply

Chapter 12: Oscillators
 12.1 Introduction
 12.2 Classification of Oscillators
 12.3 General Conditions for Oscillations
 12.4 Topologies of Oscillators with Inverting Amplifier
 12.5 OpAmp Colpitts Oscillator
 12.6 SingleTransistor Colpitts Oscillator
 12.7 CommonSource Colpitts Oscillator
 12.8 CommonGate Colpitts Oscillator
 12.9 CommonDrain Colpitts Oscillator
 12.10 Clapp Oscillator
 12.11 Crystal Oscillators
 12.12 CMOS Oscillator
 12.13 Hartley Oscillator
 12.14 Armstrong Oscillator
 12.15 Oscillators with Noninverting Amplifier
 12.16 CrossCoupled Oscillators
 12.17 WienBridge Oscillator
 12.18 Oscillators with Negative Resistance
 12.19 VoltageControlled Oscillators
 12.20 Noise in Oscillators
 12.21 Summary
 12.22 Review Questions
 12.23 Problems
 References
 Appendix
 Appendix A: SPICE Model of Power MOSFETs
 Appendix B: Introduction to SPICE
 Appendix C: Introduction to MATLAB®
 Appendix D: Trigonometric Fourier Series
 Appendix E: Circuit Theorems
 Appendix F: SABER Circuit Simulator
 Answers to Problems
 Index
 End User License Agreement
Product Information
 Title: RF Power Amplifier, 2nd Edition
 Author(s):
 Release date: December 2014
 Publisher(s): Wiley
 ISBN: 9781118844304