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Modeling RF Power Amplifiers and Increasing Wireless Transmitter Linearity with DPD Using MATLAB

Highlights

  • Fitting of power amplifier measured characteristics with memory polynomial model
  • Multicarrier closed-loop simulation of RF + adaptive DPD
  • Prototyping of DPD linearization algorithm on FPGA

About the Presenter

Dr. Giorgia Zucchelli is the product marketing manager for RF and mixed-signal at MathWorks. Before moving to this role in 2012, she spent three years as an application engineer focusing on signal processing and communications systems and specializing in analog simulation. Before joining MathWorks in 2009, Giorgia worked at NXP Semiconductors on mixed-signal verification methodologies and at Philips Research developing system-level models for innovative telecommunication systems. Giorgia has a master’s degree in electronic engineering and a doctorate in electronics for telecommunications from the University of Bologna. Her thesis dealt with modeling high-frequency RF devices.

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Recorded: 18 Apr 2018