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Amplifier Design
hawestv.com/mtv_page/mtv_links.htm
Transistor preamplifier calculators, find the gain of a transistor amplifier under load, by James T. Hawes, AA9DT.

Amplifier Design Using a λ/4 High Impedance Bias Line with a Defected Ground Structure (DGS) ansoft.com/news/articles/04.04_MWJ.pdf
From Microwave Journal, by Yong-Chae Jeong, Si-Gyun Jeong, Jong-Sik Lim, and Chul-Dong Kim.

Amplifier Load Mismatch Design Using MMICAD
optotek.com/pdfs/note34.pdf
Application note from Optotek, by D. Fitzpatrick.

Balanced TGA1172 Measured Performance
triquint.com/docs/t/tga1172/balanced 1172 app note 1.pdf
Application note from TriQuint Semiconductor.

Broadband VHF/UHF Amplifier Design Using Coaxial Transformers | polyfet.com/HFE0503_Leong.pdf
Article in High Frequency Electronics by By C. G. Gentzler and S.K. Leong.

Buffer Amplifier Design
analogzone.com/col_01302004.pdf
By Dennis L. Feucht.

Cascode Amp Design | passlabs.com/pdf/articles/cascode.pdf
From Nelson Pass, Pass Labs.

Class A Amplifier Design - Part 1
my.integritynet.com.au/purdic/rf_amp.htm
Class A amplifier design with the goal of a linear amplifier, by Ian C. Purdie.

Class D Audio Amplifier Design | irf.com/product-info/audio/classdtutorial.pdf
From International Rectifier.

Common-Cathode Amplifier Design Ideas
tubecad.com/2005/April/blog0042.htm
John Broskie's Guide to Tube Circuit Analysis & Design.

Design for a 40W Broadband VHF RF Power Amplifier for FM Broadcast
irational.org/sic/radio/40w-no-tune-amp.html
What this design is for: To boost the output power of low power FM broadcast band exciters, a number of these are available commercially, both as kits and ready made.

Fully Differential Amplifier Design in High-Speed Data Acquisition Systems
focus.ti.com/lit/an/slyt119/slyt119.pdf
By James Karki, Texas Instruments.

Fully Integrated CMOS Power Amplifier Design Using the Distributed Active-Transformer Architecture
chic.caltech.edu/Publications/JSSC_PA.pdf
Abstract by Ichiro Aoki.

Low Noise & Power Amplifier Design | circuitsage.com
PA, LNA software, design articles, references and links, from Circuit Sage.

Non-inverting Operational Amplifier Circuit
radio-electronics.com/info/circuits/opamp_non_inverting/op_amp_non-inverting.php
Circuit and design details for an operational amplifier / op-amp non-inverting amplifier circuit. From Radio-electronics.com.

Hi Fi class D Audio Power Amplifier
listen.to/audioexperiment

The Sorensen Audio Experiment amplifier project by Johan Sorensen.

Operational Amplifier / Op Amp Basics
radio-electronics.com/info/circuits/opamp_basics/operational-amplifier-basics-tutorial.php
Overview, information and tutorial about the basics of the operational amplifier, or op amp widely used in analogue electronics design and electronics circuits where it can perform a variety of functions. From Radio-electronics.com.

Please click here to visit the NP Technologies websiteNP Technologies
Newbury Park, CA
805-376-9299
NP Technologies designs and manufactures solid state broadband linear RF power amplifiers for commercial, military, medical and industrial applications. RF amplifiers range 10 kHz to 3 GHz in frequency and power levels exceeding 1 kW.
Standard products can be quickly modified to your specific requirements. Full custom requests are welcome. Our team of RF Engineers have over 20 years in the field and are dedicated to providing the best in value, performance and reliability.
RF / Microwave Amplifiers
Solid State MOSFET / LDMOS / GAASFET Designs
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 • Use for multi-carrier, pulse, AM & FM modulation
 • High gain, wide dynamic range, high IP3,
    integrated heat sinks & cooling fans
    wide bandwidth, Class A, A/B
 • 10 kHz to 3 GHz, Pout up to 1000 W or more
Complete RF Amplifier Systems
 • Integrated amplifier, power supply, control,
    cooling fans
 • Rack mountable, 95 to 255 VAC, 47/63 Hz
RF Globalnet Top 10 Pick for 2008 & 2009

Operational Amplifier / Op Amp Gain
radio-electronics.com/info/circuits/opamp_basics/operational-amplifier-gain.php
A simple summary of the gain given by various operational amplifier or op-amp, opamp circuits showing the formulas, formulae used for the calculations. From Radio-electronics.com.

Power Amplifier Design Using Measured Load Pull Data
eesof.tm.agilent.com/pdf/MWEE-P23-30.pdf
This paper describes a technique for creating an accurate behavioral model within the software that avoids the need for manual entry of load pull data, by John Olah and Sanjeev Gupta.

Pros and Cons of Amplifier Design
peavey.com/support/technotes/poweramps/classact.cfm
By John Roberts, Peavey Electronics.

RF Amplifier Design Using HFA3046, HFA3096, HFA3127, HFA3128 Transistor Arrays | intersil.com/data/an/an9315.pdf
Application note from Intersil.

Technical Information and Free Design Software
smeter.net/amplifiers/amplifiers.php
RF Power amplifier design information & software information and software to aid the design of RF power amplifiers from S-Meter.

Using Spectrum Analyzers for Audio Amplifier Design
picotech.com/applications/ampdesign.html
Application note from Pico Technology.


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