RF POWER AMPLIFIERS RF and Microwave Power Amplifier and Transmitter Technologies — Part 2 By

@inproceedings{Raab2003RFPA,
  title={RF POWER AMPLIFIERS RF and Microwave Power Amplifier and Transmitter Technologies — Part 2 By},
  author={Frederick H. Raab and Peter M. Asbeck and Steve C. Cripps and P. B. Kenington and Zoya B. Popovich and Nick Pothecary and John F. Sevic and Nathan O. Sokal},
  year={2003}
}
6a. BASIC TECHNIQUES FOR RF POWER AMPLIFICATION RF power amplifiers are commonly designated as classes A, B, C, D, E, and F [19]. All but class A employ various nonlinear, switching, and wave-shaping techniques. Classes of operation differ not in only the method of operation and efficiency, but also in their power-output capability. The power-output capability (“transistor utilization factor”) is defined as output power per transistor normalized for peak drain voltage and current of 1 V and 1 A… CONTINUE READING
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