Implementation of direct current to direct current converter exploiting power amplifier

Aissatou Hamadou*

Faculté des Sciences et de Technologies, Université des Montagnes, Bangangté, Cameroon


In the last years, RF power amplifiers are taking advantage of the switched dc-dc converters to use them in several architectures that may improve the efficiency of the amplifier, keeping good linearity. In this study a DC-DC power converter design suitable for high-frequency applications by using a class E power amplifier (Inverter), instead of using small battery values choosing Radio Frequency (RF) values and getting high efficiency of output voltage and a maximum of current and voltage values between 0-9 mW of power input in rectifier, the class E power amplifier designed by using GaN HEMT device and the power added efficiency of 64% after getting optimization of matching network and the gain is 14.4 dBm.


Class E power amplifier, Power added efficiency, Gain, Output voltage, Rectifier, High frequency applications

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Received 10 August 2019, Received in revised form 10 December 2019, Accepted 10 January 2019

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Aissatou Hamadou (2020). Implementation of direct current to direct current converter exploiting power amplifier. Annals of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, 3(3): 1-7

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