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Abstract #3025

A Load Pull/Hot S22 Analyzer for Transmit Array Amplifiers

Greig Scott1, Pascal Stang1, Adam Kerr1, John Pauly1

1Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

Transmit arrays are dependent on well controlled output impedances from power amplifiers. In reality, nonlinearities exist, causing this behavior to be ill defined. We present a load pull and hot S22 analyzer that can quantify amplifier output impedance under power transmit conditions.