Impact of efficient power amplifiers in wireless access

  title={Impact of efficient power amplifiers in wireless access},
  author={M. M. Aftab Hossain and Riku J{\"a}ntti},
  journal={2011 IEEE Online Conference on Green Communications},
Energy consumption of next generation radio access network is posing a deep impact on CO2 emission and network operating cost. In a macro site, radio equipment dominates the power consumption. Specifically, the power amplifiers consume 70% of the total input power. In case of WCDMA and OFDMA, the Traditional Power Amplifier (TPA) suffers from low efficiency… CONTINUE READING