Power Amplifier Design

  • Hector Solar Ruiz
  • Roc Berenguer Pérez


This chapter describes the design of a linear CMOS power amplifier. It begins with the description of a mathematical model that predicts the performance of the PA and then presents the PA’s schematic design. In addition the chapter includes specific layout considerations for high frequency linear PAs. The design of the inductors implemented in PAs specific issues regarding layout are also discussed.


Metal Layer Current Consumption Parasitic Capacitance Output Stage Power Inductor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Estudios e Investigaciones Técnicas, Electronics and Communication DepartmentUniversity of NavarraSan SebastianSpain

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