A Design of Loop Control Method for Feedforward Power Amplifier

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This letter delivered an analysis and design method of signal cancellation loop for feedforward power amplifier. To begin with the inherent defects of feedforward amplifier, it stated the merits and drawbacks of existing feedforward amplifier loop control methods, then put forward a new signal cancellation loop control method, namely separating amplitude feedback and phase feedback in signal cancellation loop, then advanced the theoretical analysis and calculation. The result of theoretical calculation was in line with the outcome of simulation, which confirmed through ADS (Advanced Design System) simulation. This method has multiple advantages: high feedback convergence rate, readily implementation and high linearity.

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Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 588-589)

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Lawrence Lim

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731-734

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H. Zhou et al., "A Design of Loop Control Method for Feedforward Power Amplifier", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 588-589, pp. 731-734, 2012

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November 2012

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