Tutorial (1/2 day):
„High-Efficiency RF and Microwave Power Amplifiers: Historical Aspect and Modern Trends”
- Polyharmonic Class-F and inverse Class-F power amplifiers (1 hour)
- Switchmode Class-E power amplifiers (1 hour)
- High-efficiency Doherty amplifier architectures (1 hour)
Andrei Grebennikov received his Dipl. Eng. degree in radio electronics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow, Russia, in 1980, and Ph.D. degree in radio engineering from the Moscow Technical University of Communications and Informatics, Moscow, Russia, in 1991. He obtained a long-term academic and industrial experience working with the Moscow Technical University of Communications and Informatics, Moscow, Russia, the Institute of Microelectronics, Singapore, M/A-COM, Cork, Ireland, Infineon Technologies, Munich, Germany, and Linz, Austria, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Dublin, Ireland, and Microsemi, Aliso Viejo, California, as an Engineer, Researcher, Lecturer, and Educator. He has lectured as a Guest Professor with the University of Linz, Linz, Austria, and presented short courses and tutorials as an Invited Speaker at the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) International Microwave Symposia (IMS), European and Asia-Pacific Microwave Conferences, the Institute of Microelectronics, Singapore, Motorola Design Centre, Penang, Malaysia, the Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics, Tomsk, Russia, and the Aachen Technical University, Aachen, Germany. He has served as a Co-Chair of the IEEE Topical Conference on Power Amplifiers for Radio and Wireless Applications (PAWR) in 2016-2017. He is an author and coauthor of more than 100 papers, holds 25 European and US patents and patent applications, and authored eight books dedicated to RF and microwave circuit design. Currently he has been with Sumitomo Electric Europe, UK.