Monolithic supply modulated RF power amplifier and DC-DC power converter IC

Siamak Abedinpour, Ilker Deligoz, Jennifer Kitchen, Marnie Figiel, Sayfe Kiaei

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Abstract

Mobile communication systems require highly efficient, linear, and integrated power amplifiers. This paper reports the results of a monolithic envelope following system implemented in a 0.18μm SiGe BiCMOS process technology. The monolithic envelope following system consists of a synchronous buck DC-DC converter, which is integrated with and provides the power supply for a 900 MHz power amplifier while tracking the envelope of the RF input signal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium, RFIC, Digest of Technical Papers
EditorsT. Quach
Pages603-606
Number of pages4
StatePublished - 2003
Event2003 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC) Symposium - Philadelphia, PA, United States
Duration: Jun 8 2003Jun 10 2003

Other

Other2003 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC) Symposium
CountryUnited States
CityPhiladelphia, PA
Period6/8/036/10/03

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Media Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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