Review of RF Power Amplifier Fundamentals needed to find the best solutions.

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Review of RF Power Amplifier Fundamentals needed to find the best solutions.

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Course Outline

  • Part 1| Review of RF Power Amplifier Topologies & Applications
    • 1.1| Common Types of High Power RF Amplifiers
    • 1.2| Linear Amplification
    • 1.3| Doherty Amplification
    • 1.4| Envelope Tracking
    • 1.5| Polar Transmitter & Switch-Mode Power Amplification
    • 1.6| Theoretical Efficiency
  • Part 2| Solution Selection Criteria
    • 2.1| Parameters That Matter
    • 2.2| Gain Compression
    • 2.3| Amplifier Linearity
    • 2.4| The NXP Product Selector Tool
  • Part 3| Important Considerations for Component Selection
    • 3.1| NXP RF Solutions
    • 3.2| Output Power Considerations
    • 3.3| Power Amplifier Line-Up
    • 3.4| Device Selection
    • 3.5| Tuned RF Evaluation Fixtures
    • 3.6| Sub-System Reference
    • 3.7| RF Front-End Reference Design & Validation Simulation Models
    • 3.8| 150 Available Reference Designs
  • Part 4| Common Pitfalls
  • Part 5| Example
    • 5.1| Application Parameters
    • 5.2| Use Fundamentals to Select Device
    • 5.3| Driver Selection Using Frequency Range
    • 5.4| Comparing Data Sheets & Pre-Driver Selection
    • 5.5| Results of Product Selection Tool