This work presents the design and implementation of a stand-alone linear power amplifier at 2.4 GHz with high output power. A GaN HEMT transistor is selected for the design and implementation of the power amplifier. The device exhibits a gain of 11.7 dB and a drain efficiency of 39 % for an output power of 36.7 dBm at 2.4 GHz for an input power of 25 dBm. The carrier to intermodulation ratio is better than 25 dB for a two tone input signal of 25 dBm of total power and a spacing of 5 MHz. The fabricated device is also tested with LTE input signals of different bandwidths (5 MHz to 20 MHz).
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2014|
- GaN HEMT
- power amplifier