High dynamic LINC-like RF transmitters

This pathfinder project aims at studying appropriate techniques of improving at the same time linearity and especially efficiency of linear amplification with Nonlinear Components (LINC) systems for waveforms having a high crest factor. LINC and LINC-like architectures will be analysed and assessed through simulations in regard to their energy efficiency, linearity and multistandard reconfigurability. Based on the outcome of this in-depth study, the best suited approach for wireless handheld terminals shall be identified. If necessary, novel concepts to overcome the limitations of the well-known approaches in handling signals with high peak-to-average-power ratios shall be developed.

Ahmed Farouk < >