Class-E Power Amplifier

Class-e Experimaental setup
Class-E PCB Prototype Experimental Circuit

Here we give a brief overview of the results and Design methodology used for the efficiency optimized  input & output impedance matched Class-E Power amplifier.

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Design Prototype

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Video showing the top and bottom view of an early version of the Class E PCB prototype.

Class-E Prototype experimental setup circuit blocks

Class-E Measurement Results

Measurement Results
Output Peak voltage
Input DC Current
Efficiency   (with Vsupply = 36V, Rout = 50Ω)

Design Schematic

Class-E final design Schematic

Class-E Simulation Results

Measurement Results
Output Power
Input Power

Class-e Design Process

Class-E Design Methodology flow chart

Step-By-Step Walkthrough Examples:

A quick step-by-step walk-through of the design flow is shown here in Power Electronics of the appendix.
Also a YouTube video demonstrating the design process for the design is provided below.

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Video showing a step-by-step walkthrough of the design process for the final design.