News:

  • Oct. 2020: Haifeng and Yuchen won 1st Place in IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) the 16th High Efficiency Power Amplifier Student Design Competition (HEPA-SDC) with a record-breaking design. Congratulations! 

  • Aug. 2020: Yuchen’s paper entitled “Dual-Octave-Bandwidth RF-Input Pseudo-Doherty Load Modulated Balanced Amplifier with ≥10-dB Power Back-off Range” won 1st Place Best Student Paper Award in IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) 2020. Congratulations!

  • Aug. 2020: Our paper entitled “Asymmetrical Load Modulated Balanced Amplifier With Continuum of Modulation Ratio and Dual-Octave Bandwidth” has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (TMTT).

  • May 2020: Haifeng’s paper entitled “Balanced-to-Doherty Mode-Reconfigurable Power Amplifier With High Efficiency and Linearity Against Load Mismatch” was ranked No.6 Most Downloaded Article of IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (TMTT) in April 2020. Congratulations!

  • Mar. 2020: Yuchen’s paper entitled “Pseudo-Doherty Load-Modulated Balanced Amplifier With Wide Bandwidth and Extended Power Back-Off Range” has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (TMTT).

  • Feb. 2020: Haifeng’s paper entitled “Balanced-to-Doherty Mode-Reconfigurable Power Amplifier With High Efficiency and Linearity Against Load Mismatch” has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (TMTT).

  • Jan. 2020: Yuchen’s paper entitled “Dual-Octave-Bandwidth RF-Input Load Modulated Balanced Amplifier with ≥10-dB Power Back-off Range” has been accepted for presentation at IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) 2020.

  • Jan. 2020: Our paper entitled “Enhancing Carrier Aggregation: Design of BAW Quadplexer With Ultrahigh Cross-Band Isolation” has been published in IEEE Microwave Magazine.

  • Jan. 2020: INSPIRE Lab has received a research fund from Multi-Functional Integrated System Technology (MIST) Center through NSF I/UCRC program in support of a project to develop an integrated Pseudo-Doherty Load Modulated Balanced Amplifier.

  • Nov. 2019: Our paper entitled “Reconfigurable Quasi-Balanced Doherty Power Amplifier with High Efficiency and Linearity against Load Mismatch for MIMO and Array Applications” has been accepted to the Government Microcircuit Applications and Critical Technology Conference (GOMACTech) 2020.

  • Sep. 2019: Prof. Chen is invited to serve as the Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques.

  • July 2019: Prof. Chen will serve as the chair of IEEE MTT-S/AP-S Joint Chapter in Orlando.

  • June 2019: INSPIRE Lab has received an award from National Science Foundation (NSF) through CCSS (Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems) program to develop a new paradigm of loadline envelope tracking with potentially unlimited modulation bandwidth and high linearity for 5G and beyond. Prof. Chen will serve as the sole PI of this project.

  • June 2019: Yuchen and Haifeng won 1st place in Student Design Competition “Carrier Aggregation, BAW Quadplexer Module” at IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS) 2019, Boston. Congratulations!

 

  • June 2019: Haifeng and Yuchen won 3rd place in Student Design Competition “High Efficiency Power Amplifier” at IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS) 2019, Boston. Congratulations!

 

  • Apr. 2019: Yuchen's paper entitled “Wideband Doherty Power Amplifier in Quasi-Balanced Configuration” won the Best Student Paper Award (2nd place) in IEEE Wireless and Microwave Technology Conference (WAMICON) 2019. Congratulations!

 

  • Jan. 2019: Two papers from INSPIRE Lab have been accepted for presentation at IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) 2019. 

  • Jan. 2019:  INSPIRE Lab has received a research fund from Multi-Functional Integrated System Technology (MIST) Center through NSF I/UCRC (Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers) program to develop a new class of reconfigurable mm-Wave power amplifier for 5G phased-array systems.

 

  • June 2018: Yuchen Cao and Emil Sunde (undergraduate student) won 1st place in Student Design Competition “Carrier Aggregation, BAW Quadplexer Module” at IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS) 2018, Philadelphia. Congratulations!

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