Our Head of RF Transceivers Dr. Jeff Walling has co-organized a workshop on Power Amplifier and Transmitter Designs for Emerging sub- 6GHz 5G Communications at RFIC 2019 in Boston on Monday 3rd June.

The workshop will examine how it is suggested that 5G communications will be comprised of a combination of the existing cellular and ISM bands in the sub-6GHz spectrum, along with near mm-wave bands (e.g., K and Ka) and mm-wave bands (e.g., W and V). The workshop will cover power amplifier and transmitter designs and architectures in the sub-6GHz spectrum that can include highly digital architectures (DPAs, charge-based TX), as well as architectural innovation (e.g., Cartesian combiners and magnetic free circulators).It will also explore the pathways that will enable 5G communications, and highlight recent trends in PAs. The workshop will also examine the emerging topics of co-existence and simultaneous transmit and receive.

In addition to co-organizing, Jeff will give a talk in the workshop focused on emergent uses of the DPA in beamforming and reconfigurable TXs. The workshop is co-organized by Debopriyo Chowdhury of Broadcom.