EDI CON USA Announces Dedicated RF Amplifier Design Track

EDI CON USA 2016, a conference that is being organized by Microwave Journal will be taking place in Boston from 20-22 September, 2016. The exhibition will host more than 138 exhibiting companies from the RF, microwave, and high-speed digital industries, including demonstration pods in the Signal Integrity Zone.

At EDICON USA there will be a dedicated RF Amplifier Design track. Some RF/Microwave Amplifier Design highlights include:

Tuesday, Sept 20: 9:30-12:00 Room 203; Technical sessions:

  • Featured Keynote Microwave and Millimeter Wave Power Amplifiers: Technology, Applications, Benchmarks, and Future Trends. James Komiak, BAE Systems
  • A 1-Kilowatt Power Amplifier for SAR Remote Sensing in P-band. J. Walker, Integra Technologies, Inc.
  • 50nm MHEMT Technology for Ultra-Sensitive Low Noise Amplifiers. P. Smith, BAE Systems
  • Amplifier Measurements using non-CW Stimulus. F. Ramian, R&S

Tuesday, Sept 20: 1:30-3:00 Room 203; Workshops:

  • GaN Power Amplifiers in Mobile Communication Systems. Presented by ADI
  • Techniques and Challenges in Designing Wideband Power Amplifiers Using GaN versus LDMOS. Presented by NXP

Wednesday, Sept 21 10:50-12:00, Room 207; Technical Sessions:

  • 12 W 2-18GHz GaN on Diamond,MMIC with embedded cooling. C. Creamer, BAE Systems
  • Designing for Maximum PA Efficiency using CAD Transistor Waveform Optimization. R. Pengelly, Prism Consulting NC

Thursday, September 22, 9:00-9:30, Room 203; Technical Sessions:

  • Impact of Test Equipment Calibration On Power Amplifier Characterization, M. Manaloto, Keysight

Registration for EDI CON USA 2016 is now open. The event boasts a robust technical program for conference pass holders that includes a kick-off plenary as well as 60 technical sessions, 27 workshops and panels, 4 short courses, an all-day RF Back to Basics seminar, and 12 sponsored talks. On the exhibition floor, attendees holding any pass type can take advantage of three days of technical programming in the Frequency Matters Theater, as well as live demonstrations, a poster session, hands-on training, and demonstrations in the Signal Integrity Zone, in addition to the full show floor of exhibitors from the RF, microwave, and high-speed digital industries.

Focused on providing actionable information to practicing engineers, EDI CON USA offers multiple specialized conference tracks in order to appeal to engineers looking for in-depth technical information to help on the job today. These tracks include: RF/Microwave Design, Measurement, Modeling, Radar/Defense, Signal Integrity/Power Integrity, RF/Microwave Amplifiers, 5G/Advanced Communications, and Systems. Attending the conference sessions and short courses will require a 1-day or 3-day conference pass. All exhibition floor programming can be accessed using a free Expo pass.