This online course describes and discusses the effect of matching on the performance of RF and microwave power amplifiers. The course will help you understand how to select optimum input and output matching circuits in order to achieve the correct trade-off between key power amplifier performance parameters such as gain, output power and efficiency.
What you will learn
Difference between power amplifiers and low noise amplifiers
Effect of conjugate matching on performance
Nonlinear power amplifier model
Small signal power amplifier behaviour
RF waveforms and matching impedances
Effect of reactance on power amplifier performance
Current generator plane
Basics of waveform engineering
This online RF and microwave course is an intermediate level course for those that have a good knowledge of RF circuits and would like to learn more about how to design RF and microwave power amplifiers.
RF Design Engineers
Microwave Design Engineers
Although there are no formal prerequisites for the certification course, an ability to absorb and understand technical concepts is essential together with a desire to learn more about the topics covered. A technical background is desirable in order to derive maximum benefit from the course.
Time to Complete
Approx. 1 hr
- Unlimited individual access to all course content on-demand 24/7 for 365 days
30 minutes of focused video content
2 modules covering RF and microwave power amplifier matching topics
13 individual video lessons
Quiz questions to test your learning and progress
Downloadable supporting materials and applications notes
Certificate of Achievement issued by TTA on completion
IEEE Certificate of Completion issued by IEEE on completion (optional)
0.10 IEEE Continuing Education Units (optional)
1.0 IEEE Professional Development Hours (optional)
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Certificate of Achievement – Included
Successfully completing all of the course modules and quizzes results in the award of a Certificate of Achievement. A high-resolution PDF certificate file will be emailed to you shortly after completing the course.
IEEE Certificate of Completion – Optional
This course has been approved by IEEE for the quality of its technical content and adherence to IEEE’s strict criteria for educational excellence. Successfully completing all of the course modules and quizzes gives you the option of claiming 0.10 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and 1.0 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) to demonstrate your continuing professional development. You have the option of purchasing an IEEE Certificate of Completion (PDF) when you enroll or after you complete the course.
6 modules – 13 video lessons – 71 mins total
100% No-Risk Guarantee
We want you to be satisfied with this course and therefore offer a 100% no-risk refund guarantee. To receive a full refund, all we ask is that refund requests are made within 30 days of purchase and that you have viewed no more than 5 individual course videos.
Includes 1-year unlimited individual on-demand access to all course content