Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window

Theory and Performance of a Power-Combining Multiple-Device Ladder Amplifier

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)

This paper presents a detailed discussion on the microwave power amplification using a multiple-device ladder structure which is essentially an array of diode-mount-pairs in a rectangular waveguide cavity. For both transmission and reflection types, the capability of perfect combining of available powers from each component device and available input signal power is analytically described. A power flow distribution along the structure is also described to interpret the power-combining mechanism. Amplifier characteristics are studied through numerical analysis and well confirmed by experiments on X-band amplifiers with up to eight Gunn diodes.

Published in:

Microwave Theory and Techniques, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:34 ,  Issue: 3 )

Date of Publication:

Mar 1986

Need Help?

IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.