Patent Number: 6,529,080

Title: TOI and power compression bias network

Abstract: An apparatus comprising an amplifier and a circuit. The amplifier may be configured to amplify an input signal. The circuit may be configured to (i) control the amplifier, (ii) compensate for non-linear characteristics of the amplifier, (iii) increase third-order intercept (TOI) and (iv) increase the output 1 dB compression point (P1 dB).

Inventors: Seymour; David J. (Plano, TX), Cochran; Randy L. (Sachse, TX), Gittemeier; Timothy M. (Plano, TX)

Assignee: Sirenza Microdevices, Inc.

International Classification: H03F 1/32 (20060101); H03F 1/30 (20060101); H03F 3/34 (20060101); H03F 003/04 ()

Expiration Date: 03/04/2020