Amplifier Design Resources
websites contain information relating to the design of RF amplifiers and opamps. There is a variety of design notes,
design service providers, and some design software. Please consider RF Cafe advertisers first, since they make this
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ACS designs, develops and sells Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software tools for RF and microwave engineering
applications. ACS's main product is the
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Amplifier Design | hawestv.com/mtv_page/mtv_links.htm
preamplifier calculators, find the gain of a transistor amplifier under load, by James T. Hawes, AA9DT.
Amplifier Design Application Notes | freescale.com/webapp/sps/site/overview.jsp?nodeId=012606115277331390
From Freescale Semiconductor.
Amplifier Design Using a λ/4
High Impedance Bias Line With a Defected Ground Structure (DGS)
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.
To Amplifier Design |
Microwaves & RF article by Joseph F. White.
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.
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 |
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
Fully Differential Amplifier
Design in High-Speed Data Acquisition Systems |
By James Karki, Texas Instruments.
Fully Integrated CMOS Power
Amplifier Design Using the Distributed Active-Transformer Architecture
Abstract by Ichiro Aoki.
|Low Noise & Power Amplifier Design
PA, LNA software, design articles, references and links, from Circuit Sage.
Non-inverting Operational Amplifier Circuit
Circuit and design details for an operational amplifier
/ op-amp non-inverting amplifier circuit. From Radio-electronics.com.
Newbury Park, CA
|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
|RF / Microwave Amplifiers
Solid State MOSFET / LDMOS / GAASFET Designs
|Packaged RF Modules
• Use for multi-carrier, pulse, AM & FM modulation
• High gain, wide dynamic range, high
integrated heat sinks & cooling fans
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,
• Rack mountable,
95 to 255 VAC, 47/63 Hz
|RF Globalnet Top 10 Pick for 2008 & 2009
Hi Fi class D Audio Power Amplifier
The Sorensen Audio Experiment amplifier project by Johan Sorensen.
Operational Amplifier / Op Amp Basics |
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.
Operational Amplifier / Op Amp Gain |
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 Guidelinessound.westhost.com/amp_design.htm
By Rod Elliott, Elliott Sound Products.
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
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.