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High-Efficiency Doherty-Based Power Amplifiers Using GaN Technology For Wireless Infrastructure Applications

Abstract The continuing advancement of modulation standards with newer generations of cellular technology, promises ever increasing data rate and bandwidth efficiency. However, these modulation schemes present high peak to average power ratio (PAPR) even after applying crest factor reduction. Being the most power-hungry component in the radio frequency (RF) transmitter, power amplifiers (PA) for infrastructure applications, need to operate efficiently at the presence of these high PAPR signals while maintaining reasonable linearity performance which could be improved by moderate digital pre-distortion (DPD) techniques. This strict requirement of operating efficiently at average power level while being capable of delivering the peak power, made the ... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor RUHUL HASIN, MUHAMMAD (Author) / Kitchen, Jennifer (Advisor) / Aberle, James (Committee member) / Bakkaloglu, Bertan (Committee member) / Kiaei, Sayfe (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Electrical engineering / Back-off / Doherty / Efficiency / Power Amplifier / RF
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 75 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Electrical Engineering 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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