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Class of High-Efficiency Tuned Switching Power Amplifiers

  title={Class of High-Efficiency Tuned Switching Power Amplifiers},
  author={Nathan O. Sokal and Alan D. Sokal},
The previous literature on tuned power amplifiers has not made clear the fundamental differences between amplifiers in which the output device acts 1) as a current source, or 2) as a switch. Previous circuits have often operated in contradiction to their design assumptions, resulting in the need for “cut-and-try” design. The new class of amplifiers deseribed here is based on a load network synthesized to hWe a transient response which maximizes power efficiency even if the active device… Expand
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