IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - A 68% efficiency, C-band 100W GaN power amplifier for space applications

2010 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT 2010

Author(s): Yamasaki, T. ; Kittaka, Y. ; Minamide, H. ; Yamauchi, K. ; Miwa, S. ; Goto, S. ; Nakayama, M. ; Kohno, M. ; Yoshida, N.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 May 2010
Conference Location: Anaheim, CA, USA, USA
Conference Date: 23 May 2010
Page(s): 1,384 - 1,387
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-7732-6
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-4244-6058-8
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-6056-4
ISBN (Online): 978-1-4244-6057-1
ISSN (CD): 0149-645X
ISSN (Paper): 0149-645X
ISSN (Online): 0149-645X
DOI: 10.1109/MWSYM.2010.5517228
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This paper describes a high efficiency (68%), high output power (100W), high reliability GaN HEMT amplifier for C-band space applications. The high efficiency is achieved by 2nd-harmonic frequency... View More

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