Active Load-Pull Systems

  • Fadhel M. Ghannouchi
  • Mohammad S. Hashmi
Part of the Springer Series in Advanced Microelectronics book series (MICROELECTR., volume 32)


Chapter 3 describes active load-pull techniques, their design issues, and important related characteristics. The descriptions involve two aspects: the theoretical postulations of various active load-pull methods; and, then their respective designs and features, and associated practical issues normally encountered in their practical realizations. General problems encountered in active harmonic load-pull systems and their appropriate solutions are also presented in detail.


Reflection Coefficient Harmonic Component Device Under Test Amplifier Gain Power Splitter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Electrical and Computer Engineering, Intelligent RF Radio LaboratoryUniversity of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

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