class E amplifier

class E amplifier

[‚klas ′ē ′am·plə‚fī·ər]
(electronics)
A power amplifier that employs a single transistor driven to act as a switch, and an output filter selected to bring the drain voltage to zero at the instant the transistor is switched on.
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Chapter 4 presents switching-mode class E amplifiers with additional sections describing amplitude modulation, class E frequency multipliers and computer simulation of this circuit.