A high efficiency power amplifier at x-band for satellite communication

Sen, Ozlem
Dudak, Celal
Nakiboğlu, Barış
Efficiency linearity trade off is an important criteria in low earth orbit (LEO) satellite transmitter. In this paper, two X-band power amplifiers, one class A power amplifier and one harmonically terminated class A amplifier, are designed with an output power of 7W, total gain of 18.5dB and bandwidth of 200MHz are designed and compared in terms of efficiency and linearity. With acceptable linearity, the former is expected to give 30% efficiency while the later is expected to give 50% efficiency at 8.2GHz with FLM7785-4F and FLM7785-12F internally matched transistors from Fujitsu Quantum Devices. © 2003 by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc.
21st International Communications Satellite Systems Conference and Exhibit, ICSSC 2003, 15 - 19 Nisan 2003


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Citation Formats
O. Sen, C. Dudak, and B. Nakiboğlu, “A high efficiency power amplifier at x-band for satellite communication,” Yokohama, Japonya, 2003, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/86241.