Special Issue "Radio-Frequency High Power Amplifier"
A special issue of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417). This special issue belongs to the section "Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 August 2021.
RF power amplifiers are essential components in military or civil communication systems. For military use, it is used for high-power radio interference jammers or active electronically scanned array (AESA), and for civil use, it is used for 2G, 3G, and 4G transmitters of base stations and mobile terminals. In particular, in the case of civil use, it was mainly designed below 3 GHz in the past, but the operating frequency range is expanding to millimeter wave bands such as 28 GHz or 39 GHz, due to the recent commercialization of 5G communication. In addition, high-power RF power amplifiers are used to generate plasma in semiconductor processes. Recently, due to the development of semiconductor technology, CMOS, GaAs, and GaN-based solid state power amplifiers are actively being developed, but still, many studies have been conducted on vacuum tube-type power amplifiers for high output, depending on the application field. In this Special Issue, we invite researchers to submit their original research or review articles that are concerned with recent advances and applications in RF power amplifiers.
Prof. Jihoon Kim
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- RF power amplifiers for military applications
- 2G, 3G, 4G RF power amplifiers
- 5G sub-6 RF power amplifiers
- 5G millimeter-wave power amplifiers
- RF power amplifiers with high efficiency, high linearity and high output power
- wideband RF power amplifiers
- solid-state RF power amplifers (CMOS, GaAs, InP, GaN etc.)
- vacuum tube RF power amplifiers
- design guidelines and methods about RF power amplifiers
- system applications including RF power amplifiers