High Linearity-High Efficiency Power Amplifiers Based on Digital Signal Processing Techniques and Wide Bandgap Devices

Period of Performance: 08/01/2006 - 05/31/2007


Phase 1 STTR

Recipient Firm

Nitronex Corp.
2305 Presidential Drive
Durham, NC 27703
Principal Investigator
Firm POC

Research Institution

North Carolina State University
Campus Box 7514
Raleigh, NC 27695
Institution POC


Nitronex Corporation proposes to demonstrate the feasibility of building a DPD system implementing adaptive gate bias control and signal insensitive correction for enhancing the power added efficiency of a 150W GaN based amplifier under OFDM signaling.BENEFITS: Work will result in a high power, broad band, highly linear, light-weight power amplifier.