Compact High-Power GaN Oscillator with 2.45 GHz Differential Output

C. Bansleben and W. Heinrich

Published in:

Proc. 43th European Microwave Conf. (EuMC 2013), Nuremberg, Germany, Oct. 7-10, pp. 818-821 (2013).

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Abstract:

This paper describes a very small 2.45 GHz high power oscillator with differential outputs. A pair of GaN HEMTs delivers 42 W of output power at 39 % efficiency. Easy load matching is enabled by the topology. The footprint of the circuit amounts to only 11 cm2.

Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik, Gustav-Kirchhoff-Straße 4, 12489 Berlin, Germany

Keywords:

GaN; power oscillator; differential.