Special Issue on RF/Microwave Communication Subsystems for Emerging Wireless Technologies

Apostolos Georgiadis*, Maurizio Bozzi

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This paper covers selected topics related to active components are included. An integrated voltage controlled oscillator; low loss microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) switches and switch networks integrated with GaAs monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMIC), low-noise amplifiers (LNA) are then presented. The next paper presents a two stage class-AB CMOS power amplifier with improved stability for enhanced data rates for GSM evolution (GSM-EDGE) applications, which additionally includes a study on the efficiency improvement obtained by implementing an envelope tracking architecture. Finally, the section concludes with a paper on the application of digital signal processing techniques in transmitter architectures such as polar, envelope tracking and linear amplification with nonlinear components (LINC), aiming to guarantee increased efficiency.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)861-863
Number of pages3
JournalIET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jun 2011


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