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IMPROVED AMPLIFIER EFFICIENCY USING DUAL POWER CONTROL LOOPS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000008856D
Original Publication Date: 1998-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Jul-18

Publishing Venue

Motorola

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Authors:
Peter P. Walter Billy John VanCannon

Abstract

Power amplifier efficiency is the largest source of heat in most transmitters. Market pressure for smaller stations with lower operating cost (lower power consumption) requires better techniques for improving amplifier efficiency.