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Address: IT – Aveiro
Instituto de Telecomunicações
Universidade de Aveiro - Campus Universitário
Aveiro   3810-193 , PORTUGAL

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Jose Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro Academic position: Full Professor
Joining date: 01-01-1995
Role in IT: Senior Researcher
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Wireless Circuits – Av
 
Degrees 

- Agregação, Universidade de Aveiro, 25-03-2002
- PhD, Universidade de Aveiro, 23-11-1993
 
Expertise Topics 

- RF and Wireless Circuits
- Nonlinear Circuits
- Nonlinear System Identification
 
Affiliations 

- IEEE, Fellow Member, 01-01-1989
- Universidade de Aveiro, Professor, 01-10-1985
 
Academic Activities 

Lecture courses

- Seminar on Scientific Research Methods, Universidade de Aveiro, PhD Programs on Electrical Engineering and Informatics Engineering

- UC-I Module on Simulation of Nonlinear Electronic , Universidade de Aveiro, PhD Program on Electrical Engineering

- Electrónica II, Universidade de Aveiro, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Electrónica e Telecomunicações

- Electrónica, Universidade de Aveiro, Licenciatura em Engenharia Física


Supervision of theses

PhD

- Amplificadores de Potência Auto-Oscilantes em Transmissores de Comunicações Sem Fios, PhD, Manuel Joaquim Campos Mendes Nunes Duarte , 9-2016, Universidade de Aveiro

- Multi-Standard Reconfigurable Wireless Transmitter Architectures, PhD, Sérgio Carlos da Conceição Pires , 3-2014, Universidade de Aveiro

- Behavioural Modelling of High-Speed Digital Devices, PhD, Wael Dghais, 12-2013, Universidade de Aveiro

- Nonlinear Behavioural Modelling of Mixed Signal RF-Digital I/O Devices, PhD, Hugo Miguel Santos Teixeira , 12-2013, Universidade de Aveiro

- Análise de Comportamentos Muli-Ritmo em Sistemas Electrónicos, PhD, Jorge dos Santos Freitas de Oliveira , 1-2010, Universidade de Aveiro

- On the Study of Impairments Caused By Nonlinearities on Wireless Systems, PhD, Pedro Miguel Ribeiro Lavrador , 5-2007

- Nonlinear Modeling of Microwave and RF Power Devices , PhD, Pedro Miguel Silva Cabral , 12-2006

MSc

- Circuitos Electrónicos Baseados em Dispositivos Paramétricos, MSc, Filipe Miguel Esturrenho Barradas, 7-2012, Universidade de Aveiro

- Projecto de um Amplificador em Classe F e seu Desempenho em Sistemas de Transmissão Polares, MSc, Luis Cótimos Nunes, 12-2010, Universidade de Aveiro

- Modelação e Pre-Distorção de um Amplificador Doherty, MSc, Diogo Manuel Pereira dos Santos Dias, 11-2010, Universidade de Aveiro

- Amplificador Doherty para Comunicações Sem Fios, MSc, João Jorge Silva Sousa, 12-2009, Universidade de Aveiro

- Modulador de Amplitude para Amplificadores de Rádio Frequência, MSc, Filipe Alexandre da Silva Rodrigues, 3-2009, Universidade de Aveiro

- Extracção de Modelos Não-Lineares de Circuitos de Comunicações, MSc, Hugo Miguel Santos Teixeira, 3-2007, Universidade de Aveiro

Co - Supervision of Theses

MSc

- Medidor de Permeabilidade Magnética baseado em Circuitos Osciladores, MSc, Marcos Rafael Vale Almeida Martins, 3-2014

- Amplificadores de Potência de Rádio Frequência Auto-Oscilantes, MSc, Manuel Joaquim Campos Mendes Nunes Duarte, 7-2011

- Amplificador de Potência em Classe E para Comunicações Sem Fios, MSc, Igor Marany Mendes Fonseca, 11-2009

PhD

- Self-Oscillating Power Amplifiers for Wireless Communications, PhD, Manuel Joaquim Campos Mendes Nunes Duarte , 12-2015

- Mecanismos de geração e controlo da distorção não-linear em amplificadores Doherty., PhD, Luis Carlos Cotimos Nunes , 1-2015

Undergraduate

- Bolsa de Integração na Investigação - 2, Undergraduate, Filipe Miguel Esturrenho Barradas, 9-2010

- Bolsa de Integração na Investigação - 1, Undergraduate, Manuel Joaquim Campos Mendes Nunes Duarte, 11-2009


 
Publications 

    Books  [1] 

- Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; Intermodulation in Microwave and Wireless Circuits---, Artech House, Norwood, MA, USA, 2003. | BibTex

    Book Chapters  [5] 

- Pedro, J. C.; Cunha, T.R.; "Behavioral Models for Microwave Circuit Design" - Chapter in Microwave De-embedding: From Theory to Applications, D. Schreurs and G. Crupi, Elsevier Science, , 2014.

- Pedro, J. C.; "Behavioral Modeling of Microwave Transistors" - Chapter in Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., John Wiley & Sons, , 2012.

- Pedro, J. C.; "Overview of Power Amplifier Modelling" - Chapter in RF Power Amplifier Behavioral Modeling, M. O’Droma, A. Goacher and M. Gadringer , CRC Press, , 2008.

- Pedro, J. C.; "Intermodulation" - Chapter in Wiley Encyclopedia of RF and Microwave Engineering, K. Chang, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 2005.

- Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Mixed Time and Frequency Domain Behavioral Modeling and Simulation" - Chapter in Fundamentals of Nonlinear Behavioral Modeling - Foundations and Applications, J. Wood and D. Root, Artech House, Norwood, 2005.

    Papers in Journals  [62] 

- S. Pires; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "Envelope Modulator Selection for RF Carrier Phase-Burst Transmitters", IEEE Microwave Wireless and Components Letters, Vol. 24, No. 9, pp. 643 - 645, September, 2014.
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- M. D. Duarte; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "Switching Noise Improvement of a Limit-Cycle Amplifier Using a Negative Hysteresis Relay", IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 3223 - 3231, June, 2014.
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- L. N. Nunes; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "AM/AM and AM/PM Distortion Generation Mechanisms in Si LDMOS and GaN HEMT Based RF Power Amplifiers", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 62, No. 4, pp. 799 - 809, April, 2014.
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- Ferreira, D.; Oliveira, J. F.; Pedro, J. C.; "A novel time-domain CAD technique based on automatic time-slot division for the numerical simulation of highly nonlinear RF circuits ", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 62, No. 1, pp. 18 - 27, January, 2014.
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- Pires, S.P.; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "Envelope Modulator Selection for RF Carrier Phase-Burst Transmitters (accepted)", IEEE Microwave Wireless and Components Letters, Vol. 0, No. 0, pp. 0 - 0, January, 2014.
Abstract | BibTex

- Duarte, M. J. D.; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "Switching Noise Improvement of a Limit-Cycle Amplifier Using a Negative Hysteresis Relay", IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 3223 - 3231, January, 2014.
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- Dghais, W.; Cunha, T.R.; Pedro, J. C.; "A Novel Two-Port Behavioral Model for I/O Buffer Overclocking Simulation ", IEEE Trans. on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, Vol. --, No. --, pp. -- - --, August, 2013.
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- H. Teixeira; Dghais, W.; Cunha, T.R.; Pedro, J. C.; "Measurement Setup for RF/Digital Buffers Characterization", IEEE Trans. on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol. 62, No. 7, pp. 1892 - 1899, July, 2013.
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- Dghais, W.; H. Teixeira; Cunha, T.R.; Pedro, J. C.; "Novel Extraction of a Table-Based I–Q Behavioral Model for High-Speed Digital Buffers/Drivers", IEEE Trans. on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 500 - 507, March, 2013.
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- Oliveira, J. F.; Pedro, J. C.; "Recent Developments on Hybrid Time-Frequency Numerical Simulation Techniques for RF and Microwave Applications", Journal of Function Spaces and Applications , Vol. 2013, No. 578326, pp. 1 - 11, February, 2013.
Abstract | BibTex

- Pedro, J. C.; Cabral, P. M.; Cunha, T.R.; Lavrador, P.M.L.; "A Multiple Time-Scale Power Amplifier Behavioral Model for Linearity and Efficiency Calculations", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 61, No. 1, pp. 606 - 615, January, 2013.
Abstract | Full text (PDF 2113KB) | BibTex

- Dghais, W.; Cunha, T.R.; Pedro, J. C.; "Reduced-order parametric behavioral model for digital buffers/drivers with physical support", IEEE Trans. on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 2, No. 12, pp. 1 - 10, December, 2012.
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- Oliveira, J. F.; Pedro, J. C.; "Radio frequency numerical simulation techniques based on multirate Runge-Kutta Schemes", Journal of Applied Mathematics, Vol. 2012, No. 528045, pp. 1 - 21, February, 2012.
Abstract | BibTex

- E. Gonçalves Lima; Cunha, T.R.; Pedro, J. C.; "A physically-meaningful neural network behavioral model for wireless transmitters exhibiting PM-AM/PM-PM distortions", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 59, No. 12, pp. 3512 - 3521, December, 2011.
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- I. S. Stievano; L. Rigazio; F. Canavero; Cunha, T.R.; Pedro, J. C.; H. Teixeira; A. Girardi; R. Izzi; F. Vitale; "Behavioral modeling of IC memories from measured data", IEEE Trans. on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol. 60, No. 10, pp. 3471 - 3479, October, 2011.
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- Cunha, T.R.; H. Teixeira; Pedro, J. C.; I. S. Stievano; L. Rigazio; F. Canavero; R. Izzi; F. Vitale; A. Girardi; "Validation by measurements of an IC modeling approach for SiP applications", IEEE Trans. on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 1, No. 8, pp. 1214 - 1225, August, 2011.
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- Oliveira, J. F.; Pedro, J. C.; "Efficient RF circuit simulation using an innovative mixed time-frequency method", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 58, No. 4, pp. 827 - 836, April, 2011.
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- Cunha, T.R.; E. Gonçalves Lima; Pedro, J. C.; "Validation and physical interpretation of the power amplifier polar Volterra model", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 58, No. 12, pp. 4012 - 4021, December, 2010.
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- Pedro, J. C.; "From the Guest Editor’s Desk – Advanced Power Amplfier Technologies", IEEE Microwave Magazine, Vol. 11, No. 5, pp. 10 - 12, August, 2010.
Full text (PDF 643KB) | BibTex

- Lavrador, P.M.L.; Cunha, T.R.; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "RF Power Amplification: Current Trends on the Linearity-Efficiency Compromise", IEEE Microwave Magazine, Vol. 11, No. 5, pp. 44 - 58, August, 2010.
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- Cunha, T.R.; E. Gonçalves Lima; H. Teixeira; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "Deriving a Power Amplifier Linearizer from a Physics-based System-level Model", Intrnl. Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 321 - 332, May, 2010.
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- Cabral, P. M.; L. C. Cabria; Rodrigues, F.; J. A. Garcia; Pedro, J. C.; "Wireless Transmitter Capabilities through Supply Modulation", Intrnl. Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 241 - 251, March, 2010.
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- P. L. Gilabert Gilabert; Lavrador, P.M.L.; Pedro, J. C.; "Improvements and Analysis of Nonlinear Parallel Behavioral Models", Intrnl. Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, Vol. 19, No. 5, pp. 615 - 626, September, 2009.
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- J. A. Garcia; Pedro, J. C.; Cabral, P. M.; C. Fager; A. Zhu; P. Colantonio; "Nonideality Sources and Implementation Considerations in Polar Transmitters", Intrnl. Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, Vol. 1, No. .., pp. 109 - 116, April, 2009.
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- Oliveira, J. F.; Pedro, J. C.; "A multiple-line double multirate shooting technique for the simulation of heterogeneous RF circuits", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 421 - 429, February, 2009.
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- N. A. Amar; J. A. Garcia; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "Accurately Characterizing the Vdd-to-AM and Vdd-to-PM Nonlinearities in a GaN HEMT Class E Power Amplifier", Intrnl. Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 202 - 207, July, 2008.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; J. A. Garcia; "Nonlinear Distortion Generation Mechanisms in Wireless Polar Transmitters", Intrnl. Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 196 - 201, July, 2008.
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- Cunha, T.R.; Pedro, J. C.; Cabral, P. M.; "Design of a power amplifier feed-forward RF model with physical knowledge considerations", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 55, No. 12, pp. 2747 - 2756, December, 2007.
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- Pedro, J. C.; J. A. Garcia; Cabral, P. M.; "Nonlinear Distortion Analysis of Polar Transmitters", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 55, No. 12, pp. 2757 - 2765, December, 2007.
Abstract | BibTex

- Oliveira, J. F.; Pedro, J. C.; "An efficient time-domain simulation method for multirate RF nonlinear circuits", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 55, No. 11, pp. 2384 - 2392, November, 2007.
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- J. Martins; Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Intermodulation Distortion of Third-Order Nonlinear Systems With Memory Under Multisine Excitations", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 55, No. 6, pp. 1264 - 1271, June, 2007.
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- A. Zhu; Pedro, J. C.; Cunha, T.R.; "Pruning the Volterra series for behavioral modeling of power amplifiers using physical knowledge", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 55, No. 5, pp. 813 - 821, May, 2007.
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- J. Martins; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "A Metric for the Quantification of Memory Effects in Wireless Power Amplifiers", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 54, No. 12, pp. 4432 - 4439, December, 2006.
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- Pedro, J. C.; "Dynamic Deviation Reduction Based Volterra Behavioral Modeling of RF Power Amplifiers", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 54, No. 12, pp. 4323 - 4332, December, 2006.
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- Pedro, J. C.; Martins, J. P. M.; "Amplitude and Phase Characterization of Nonlinear Mixing Products", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 54, No. 8, pp. 3237 - 3245 , August, 2006.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; Martins, J. P. M.; "A corrected microwave multisine waveform generator", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 54, No. 6, pp. 2659 - 2664, June, 2006.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Nonlinear RF circuits and systems simulation when driven by several modulated signals", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 54, No. 2, pp. 572 - 579, February, 2006.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Modeling Nonlinear Memory Effects on the AM/AM, AM/PM and Two-Tone IMD in Microwave PA Circuits", Intrnl. Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, Vol. -, No. -, pp. - - -, January, 2006.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Load-impedance selection for maximized large-signal IMD sweet-spot effects ", Intrnl. Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 15, pp. 434 - 440, September, 2005.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Nonlinear simulation of mixers for assessing system-level performance ", Intrnl. Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 350 - 361, July, 2005.
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- Pedro, J. C.; S. Maas; "A Comparative Overview of Microwave and Wireless Power Amplifier Behavioral Modeling Approaches", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 1150 - 1163, April, 2005.
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- G. Vendelin; Pedro, J. C.; Cabral, P. M.; "Amplifier and Transistor Gains Revisited: GP, Av, Ai, Gm and Zm", Microwave Journal, Vol. .., No. .., pp. 80 - 92, April, 2005.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "A unified theory for nonlinear distortion characteristics in different amplifier technologies", Microwave Journal, Vol. , No. , pp. - , December, 2004.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Nonlinear device model of microwave power GaN HEMTs for high-power amplifier design", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 52, No. 11, pp. 2585 - 2592, November, 2004.
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- Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "An Integrated Overview of CAD/CAE Tools and Their Use on Wireless-Communication Circuit Design", Intrnl. Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 507 - 524, October, 2004.
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- Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; C. Fager; J. A. Garcia; "Linearity Versus Efficiency in Mobile Handset Power Amplifiers: A Battle Without a Loser", Microwave Engineering Europe, Vol. 0, No. 0, pp. 19 - 26, August, 2004.
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- Lavrador, P.M.L.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Evaluation of signal-to-noise and distortion ratio degradation in nonlinear systems", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 813 - 822, March, 2004.
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- C. Fager; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; H. Zirath; Fortes, F.; Rosário, M. J.; "A Comprehensive Analysis of IMD Behavior in RF CMOS Power Amplifiers", IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 24 - 34, January, 2004.
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- Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Designing Multisine Excitations for Nonlinear Model Testing", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 45 - 54, January, 2004.
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- Pedro, J. C.; "State-of-Art Nonlinear Electronic Design Automation Tools for Microwave/RF Circuit Analysis", Electrónica e Telecomunicações, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 5 - 14, September, 2003.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Repetidor para o Sub-Sistema Rádio da Rede UMTS", Electrónica e Telecomunicações, Vol. 3, No. 8, pp. 785 - 789, January, 2003.
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- Pedro, J. C.; J. Madaleno; J. A. Garcia; "Theoretical Basis for the Extraction of Mildly Nonlinear Behavioral Models", Intrnl. Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 40 - 53, January, 2003.
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- C. Fager; P. Linnér; Pedro, J. C.; "Optimal Parameter Extraction and Uncertainty Estimation in Intrinsic FET Small-Signal Models", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 50, No. 12, pp. 2797 - 2803, December, 2002.
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- Pedro, J. C.; "Prediction of IMD in LDMOS Transistor Amplifiers Using a New Large-Signal Model", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 50, No. 12, pp. 2834 - 2842, December, 2002.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "A Comprehensive Explanation of Distortion Side Band Asymmetries", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 50, No. 9, pp. 2090 - 2101, September, 2002.
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- Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Characterizing Nonlinear RF Circuits for Their In-Band Signal Distortion", IEEE Trans. on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol. 51, No. 9, pp. 420 - 426, June, 2002.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Compact Formulas to Relate ACPR and NPR to Two-Tone IMR and IP3", Microwave Journal, Vol. 42, No. 12, pp. 0 - 0, December, 1999.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Large and Small Signal IMD Behavior of Microwave Power Amplifiers", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 47, No. 12, pp. 2364 - 2374, December, 1999.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Multi-tone Frequency Domain Simulation of Nonlinear Circuits in Large and Small Signal Regimes", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Vol. 46, No. 12, pp. 2016 - 2024, December, 1998.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Alternativa ao SPICE para Simulação do Estado Estacionário de Circuitos Não Lineares", Revista do Departamento de Electrónica e de Telecomunicações, Universidade de Aveiro, Vol. 1, No. 7, pp. 635 - 644, January, 1997.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Estudo das Características de Distorção Não-Linear de Intermodulação de Desmoduladores de FM por PLL", Revista do Departamento de Electrónica e de Telecomunicações, Universidade de Aveiro, Vol. 1, No. 5, pp. 353 - 361, January, 1996.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Projecto de Redes de Adaptação para Amplificadores de Banda Larga", Revista do Departamento de Electrónica e de Telecomunicações, Universidade de Aveiro, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 343 - 348, September, 1995.
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    Papers in Conference Proceedings  [126] 

- H. Teixeira; Cunha, T.R.; Pedro, J. C.; "Large signal characterization of high speed digital buffers for signal integrity analysis of software-defined-radio applications", Proc European Microwave Week/European Microwave Conf., Nuremberg, Germany, Vol. 1, pp. 979 - 982, October, 2013.
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- Pedro, J. C.; ; Lavrador, P.M.L.; "A New Large-Signal Intermodulation and Spurious Analysis Tool", Proc IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Seattle, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, June, 2013.
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- ; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "A Physical Model of Power Amplifiers’ AM/AM and AM/PM Distortions and Their Internal Relationship", Proc IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Seattle, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, June, 2013.
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- Pires, S.P.; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "RF Carrier Phase-Burst Transmitter", Proc IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Seattle, United States, Vol. 0, pp. 1 - 4, June, 2013.
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- S. Pires; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "RF Carrier Phase-Burst Transmitter", Proc IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Seattle, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, June, 2013.
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- L. N. Nunes; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "A large-signal physical model of the AM/PM characteristic of a RF power amplifier", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Castelo Bramco, Portugal, Vol. .., pp. .. - .., May, 2013.
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- F. B. Barradas; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "A new model for the description of small- and large-signal behaviour of parametric amplifiers", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Castelo Bramco, Portugal, Vol. .., pp. .. - .., May, 2013.
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- Duarte, M. J. D.; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "Analysis and design of a limit-cycle amplifier taking into account the propagation delay of the relay", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Castelo Branco, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 85 - 88, May, 2013.
Abstract | BibTex

- Dghais, W.; Cunha, T.R.; Pedro, J. C.; "Behavioral Modeling Approaches for Digital I/O Buffers", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Castelo Branco, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 155 - 156, May, 2013.
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- Pires, S.P.; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "High-Efficiency RF Transmitters: RF Carrier Amplitude-Burst", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Castelo Branco, Portugal, Vol. 0, pp. 1 - 4, May, 2013.
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- Pedro, J. C.; "A Glimpse on Behavioral Modeling Technology for Microwave Transistors", Proc IEEE Wireless and Microwave Technology Conf. - WAMICON, Orlando, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, April, 2013.
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- Pires, S.P.; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "Impact of the Amplifier-BandPass Reconstruction Filter Interaction on the Linearity of Carrier Amplitude-Burst Transmitters", Proc IEEE Wireless and Microwave Technology Conf. - WAMICON, Florida, United States, Vol. 0, pp. 1 - 4, April, 2013.
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- Dghais, W.; Cunha, T.R.; Pedro, J. C.; "A mixed-domain behavioral model’s extraction for digital I/O buffers", Proc IEEE Conf. on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging and Systems - EPEPS, Tempe, Arizona, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 4, October, 2012.
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- Oliveira, J. F.; Pedro, J. C.; "An Innovative Algorithm for Circumventing Numerical Stiffness in Time-Domain Simulation of Strongly Nonlinear Multirate RF Circuits", Proc European Microwave Integrated Circuits - EuMIC, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 4, October, 2012.
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- S. Pires; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "A Carrier-Burst Transmitter Implementation: Design of Bandpass filter and Amplifier-BPF Connection", Proc Integrated Non-linear Microwave and Millimetre-wave Circuits Conf. - INMMIC, Dublin, Ireland, Vol. .., pp. .. - .., September, 2012.
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- Pires, S.P.; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "A carrier-burst transmitter implementation: Design of bandpass filter and amplifier-BPF connection", Proc International Workshop on Integrated Nonlinear Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Circuits - INMMIC, Dublin, Ireland, Vol. 0, pp. 1 - 3, September, 2012.
Abstract | BibTex

- Duarte, M. J. D.; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "Bandwidth Improvement of a Limit-Cycle Amplifier Using a Novel Hysteretic Relay", Proc Integrated Non-linear Microwave and Millimetre-wave Circuits Conf. - INMMIC, Dublin, Ireland, Vol. .., pp. .. - .., September, 2012.
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- Pedro, J. C.; Cabral, P. M.; Cunha, T.R.; Lavrador, P.M.L.; "A New Power Amplifier Behavioral Model for Simultaneous Linearity and Efficiency Calculations", Proc IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Quebec, Canada, Vol. 1, pp. 00 - 00, June, 2012.
Abstract | Full text (PDF 793KB) | BibTex

- Dghais, W.; H. Teixeira; Cunha, T.R.; Pedro, J. C.; "Efficient table-based I-Q behavioral model for high-speed digital buffers/drivers", Proc IEEE Workshop on Signal Propagation on Interconnects - SPI, Sorrento, Italy, Vol. 1, pp. 95 - 96, May, 2012.
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- E. Gonçalves Lima; Cunha, T.R.; Pedro, J. C.; "PM-AM/PM-PM distortions in wireless transmitter behavioral modeling", Proc IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Baltimore, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 4, June, 2011.
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- Oliveira, J. F.; Pedro, J. C.; "Advanced time-domain techniques for strongly nonlinear RF circuit simulation", Proc EUROCON and CONFTELE 2011, Lisbon, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 4, April, 2011.
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- Cunha, T.R.; Lavrador, P.M.L.; E. Gonçalves Lima; Pedro, J. C.; "Rational function-based model with memory for power amplifier behavioral modeling", Proc Integrated Non-linear Microwave and Millimetre-wave Circuits Conf. - INMMIC, Wien, Austria, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 4, April, 2011.
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- R. Marante; J. A. Garcia; L. C. Cabria; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "Nonlinear Characterization Techniques for Improving Accuracy of GaN HEMT Model Predictions in RF Power Amplifiers", Proc IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Anaheim, United States, Vol. .., pp. 1680 - 1683, June, 2010.
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- Oliveira, J. F.; Pedro, J. C.; "A new mixed time-frequency simulation method for nonlinear heterogeneous multirate RF Circuits", Proc IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Anaheim, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 48 - 51, May, 2010.
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- Cunha, T.R.; E. Gonçalves Lima; Pedro, J. C.; "A Polar-oriented Volterra Model for Power Amplifier Characterization", Proc IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Anaheim, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 556 - 559, May, 2010.
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- Cunha, T.R.; E. Gonçalves Lima; H. Teixeira; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "A new predistorter model based on power amplifier physical knowledge", Proc Integrated Non-linear Microwave and Millimetre-wave Circuits Conf. - INMMIC, Gothenburg, Sweden, Vol. 1, pp. 140 - 143, April, 2010.
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- Lavrador, P.M.L.; Pedro, J. C.; "A Volterra Series Model for the System Level Simulation of a Wide Range of Wireless RF Blocks", Proc Integrated Non-linear Microwave and Millimetre-wave Circuits Conf. - INMMIC, Goteborg, Sweden, Vol. , pp. - , April, 2010.
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- Oliveira, J. F.; Pedro, J. C.; "An innovative time-domain simulation method for multirate RF circuit simulation", Proc Integrated Non-linear Microwave and Millimetre-wave Circuits Conf. - INMMIC, Goteborg, Sweden, Vol. 1, pp. 132 - 135, April, 2010.
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- Cunha, T.R.; Pedro, J. C.; "Behavioural model for high-speed digital buffer-driver", Proc Integrated Non-linear Microwave and Millimetre-wave Circuits Conf. - INMMIC, Gothenburg, Sweden, Vol. 1, pp. 110 - 113, April, 2010.
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- Dghais, W.; Cunha, T.R.; Pedro, J. C.; "Behavioural model for high-speed digital buffer-driver", Proc Integrated Non-linear Microwave and Millimetre-wave Circuits Conf. - INMMIC, Gothenburg, Sweden, Vol. 1, pp. 110 - 113, April, 2010.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Rodrigues, F.; L. C. Cabria; J. A. Garcia; Pedro, J. C.; "Speed Requirements of Supply Modulators used in Polar Architectures", Proc Integrated Non-linear Microwave and Millimetre-wave Circuits Conf. - INMMIC, Goteborg, Sweden, Vol. .., pp. 71 - 74, April, 2010.
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- R. Marante; L. C. Cabria; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; J. A. Garcia; "Temperature Dependent Memory Effects on a Drain Modulated GaN HEMT Power Amplifier", Proc Integrated Non-linear Microwave and Millimetre-wave Circuits Conf. - INMMIC, Goteborg, Sweden, Vol. .., pp. 75 - 78, April, 2010.
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- L. C. Cabria; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; J. A. Garcia; "A Class E Power Amplifier Design for Drain Modulation under a High PAPR WiMAX Signal", Proc IEEE International Microwave Workshop Series on ''RF Front-ends for Software Defined and Cognitive Radio Solutions'' - IMWS, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. .., pp. .. - .., February, 2010.
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- Cabral, P. M.; L. C. Cabria; J. A. Garcia; Pedro, J. C.; "Polar Transmitter Architecture Used in a Software Defined Radio Context", Proc IEEE International Microwave Workshop Series on ''RF Front-ends for Software Defined and Cognitive Radio Solutions'' - IMWS, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. .., pp. .. - .., February, 2010.
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- R. Marante; J. A. Garcia; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "Distorsión No lineal en un Transmisor Polar debida a la Característica Ron(VDD) del Dispositivo GaN HEMT", Proc Simposium Nacional de la URSI, Santander, Spain, Vol. CDROM, pp. .. - .., September, 2009.
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- L. C. Cabria; Cabral, P. M.; J. A. Garcia; Pedro, J. C.; "Predistorsión Digital Selectiva en Transmisores Polares", Proc Simposium Nacional de la URSI, Santander, Spain, Vol. CDROM, pp. .. - .., September, 2009.
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- E. Gonçalves Lima; Cunha, T.R.; H. Teixeira; M. Pirola; Pedro, J. C.; "Base-Band Derived Volterra Series for Power Amplifier Modeling", Proc IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Boston, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1361 - 1364, June, 2009.
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- L. C. Cabria; J. A. Garcia; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "Taking Advantage of the Envelope Statistics on a Polar Transmitter Design", Proc IST Mobile and Wireless Communications Summit, Santander, Spain, Vol. CDROM, pp. .. - .., June, 2009.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "Bandwidth Requirements of Envelope Amplifiers for Polar Transmitters", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal, Vol. .., pp. 97 - 100, May, 2009.
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- I. S. Stievano; I. Maio; L. Rigazio; F. Canavero; R. Izzi; A. Girardi; T. Lessio; Cunha, T.R.; H. Teixeira; Pedro, J. C.; "Characterization and modeling of the power delivery networks of memory chips", Proc IEEE Workshop on Signal Propagation on Interconnects - SPI, Strasbourg, France, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 4, May, 2009.
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- Cabral, P. M.; L. C. Cabria; J. A. Garcia; Pedro, J. C.; "Polar Transmitter Pre-Distortion Technique Validated with 2.5G Mobile Communication Signals", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal, Vol. .., pp. 85 - 88, May, 2009.
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- Lavrador, P.M.L.; Pedro, J. C.; "Validation of a Behavioral Model based on Volterra Series with coefficients determined orthogonally", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Feira, Portugal, Vol. -, pp. -- - --, May, 2009.
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- Cabral, P. M.; R. Marante; J. A. Garcia; Pedro, J. C.; "Impact of the ON Resistance Dependence with VDD on Polar Transmitter Residual Distortion", Proc Integrated Non-linear Microwave and Millimetre-wave Circuits Conf. - INMMIC, Malaga, Spain, Vol. .., pp. 123 - 126, November, 2008.
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- L. C. Cabria; Cabral, P. M.; J. A. Garcia; Pedro, J. C.; "Linearization of a Polar Transmitter for EDGE applications", Proc Integrated Non-linear Microwave and Millimetre-wave Circuits Conf. - INMMIC, Malaga, Spain, Vol. .., pp. 115 - 118, November, 2008.
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- Oliveira, J. F.; Pedro, J. C.; "An innovative time-domain simulation technique for strongly nonlinear heterogeneous RF circuits operating in diverse time scales", Proc European Microwave Conf. - EMC, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Vol. 1, pp. 1557 - 1560, October, 2008.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; J. A. Garcia; L. C. Cabria; "A Linearized Polar Transmitter for Wireless Applications", Proc IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Atlanta, United States, Vol. .., pp. 935 - 938, June, 2008.
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- Cunha, T.R.; Pedro, J. C.; E. Gonçalves Lima; "Low-pass equivalent feedback topology for power amplifier modeling", Proc IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Atlanta, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1445 - 1448, June, 2008.
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- A. Girardi; A. Conci; R. Izzi; T. Lessio; F. Canavero; I. S. Stievano; D. Hardisty; Cunha, T.R.; Pedro, J. C.; et. al.; "MOCHA, MOdelling and CHAracterization for SiP – Signal and Power Integrity Analysis", Proc IEEE Workshop on Signal Propagation on Interconnects - SPI, Avignon, France, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 2, May, 2008.
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- J. A. Garcia; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "Characterizing the Vdd-to-AM and Vdd-to-PM Nonlinearities in a GaN HEMT Class E Power Amplifier", Proc International Symp. on Microwave and Optical Technology - ISMOT, Rome, Italy, Vol. .., pp. 375 - 378, December, 2007.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; J. A. Garcia; "Intermodulation Distortion in Polar Transmitters", Proc International Symp. on Microwave and Optical Technology - ISMOT, Rome, Italy, Vol. .., pp. 299 - 302, December, 2007.
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- J. A. Garcia; Pedro, J. C.; Cabral, P. M.; C. Fager; A. Zhu; "Nonideality Sources and Implementation Considerations in Polar Transmitters ", Proc Target Days, Rome, Italy, Vol. .., pp. 47 - 51, December, 2007.
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- H. Teixeira; Cunha, T.R.; Pedro, J. C.; "Volterra Predistorter Model for RF Power Amplifiers", Proc International Symp. on Microwave and Optical Technology - ISMOT, Monte Porzio Catone, Italy, Vol. -, pp. - - -, December, 2007.
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- Oliveira, J. F.; Pedro, J. C.; "A new time-domain simulation method for highly heterogeneous RF circuits", Proc European Microwave Conf. - EMC, Munich, Germany, Vol. 1, pp. 1161 - 1164, October, 2007.
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- C. Fager; Lavrador, P.M.L.; A. Zhu; Pedro, J. C.; "System Level Modelling of RF Power Amplifiers Based on Large-Signal Measurements", Proc European Microwave Conf. - EMC, Munich, Germany, Vol. 1, pp. 131 - 134, October, 2007.
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- Cunha, T.R.; Pedro, J. C.; Cabral, P. M.; A. Zhu; "General nonlinear feed-forward RF model for power amplifiers", Proc IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Honolulu, United States, Vol. , pp. 2027 - 2030, June, 2007.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "GaN Model Robustness from an IMD point of view", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Peniche, Portugal, Vol. .., pp. 177 - 180, May, 2007.
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- Pedro, J. C.; Cabral, P. M.; J. A. Garcia; "Nonlinear Distortion Analysis of Polar Transmitters", Proc IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Honolulu, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 957 - 960, May, 2007.
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- Cunha, T.R.; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "Power amplifier feed-forward model derived from physical behavior", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Peniche, Portugal, Vol. , pp. - , May, 2007.
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- L. C. Cabria; J. A. Garcia; Cunha, T.R.; A. Mediavilla; Pedro, J. C.; "Impact of PA Long Term Memory Effects in Spatial Derivative Superposition Systems", Proc Target Days, Rome, Italy, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 4, October, 2006.
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- Pedro, J. C.; Lavrador, P.M.L.; Pedro, J. C.; "A Frequency Domain Extraction Procedure of Low-Pass Equivalent Behavioural Models of Microwave PAs", Proc European Microwave Conf. - EMC, Manchester, United Kingdom, Vol. 1, pp. 253 - 256, September, 2006.
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- Pedro, J. C.; Lavrador, P.M.L.; Pedro, J. C.; "A Frequency Domain Extraction Procedure of Low-Pass Equivalent Behavioural Models of Microwave PAs", Proc European Microwave Conf. - EMC, Manchester, United Kingdom, Vol. 1, pp. 253 - 256, September, 2006.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Envelope Time Domain Characterization of Microwave Power Amplifiers", Proc Mediterranean Microwave Symp. - MMS, Genova, Italy, Vol. .., pp. 383 - 386, September, 2006.
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- Martins, J. P. M.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "A Figure of Merit for the Evaluation of Long Term Memory Effects in RF Power Amplifiers", Proc IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech., San Francisco, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1109 - 1112, June, 2006.
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- Pedro, J. C.; Lavrador, P.M.L.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "A Formal Procedure for Microwave Power Amplifier Behavioral Modeling", Proc IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech., San Francisco, United States, Vol. 2, pp. 848 - 851, June, 2006.
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- Martins, J. P. M.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Nonlinear Microwave System Characterization Based on Higher Order Statistics", Proc ARFTG Conf., San Francisco, United States, Vol. 1, pp. ? - ?, June, 2006.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; "Modeling Strategies and Characterization Techniques for Microwave GaN Power Amplifiers", Proc ESA Microwave Technology and Techniques Workshop: Enabling Future Space Systems, Noordwijk, Netherlands, Vol. 0, pp. 0 - 0, May, 2006.
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- Lavrador, P.M.L.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "A new method for the orthogonal extraction of the Volterra series coefficients", Proc Integrated Non-linear Microwave and Millimetre-wave Circuits Conf. - INMMIC, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 138 - 141, January, 2006.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Bias Networks Impact on the Dynamic AM/AM Contours in Microwave Power Amplifiers", Proc Integrated Non-linear Microwave and Millimetre-wave Circuits Conf. - INMMIC, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. .., pp. .. - .., January, 2006.
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- Martins, J. P. M.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Practical Higher Order Statistics Signal Characterization", Proc Integrated Non-linear Microwave and Millimetre-wave Circuits Conf. - INMMIC, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. ? - ?, January, 2006.
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- Cunha, T.R.; Pedro, J. C.; "Short and Long-Term Memory Modelling via Generic FIR Filtering", Proc Integrated Non-linear Microwave and Millimetre-wave Circuits Conf. - INMMIC, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 146 - 149, January, 2006.
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- Lavrador, P.M.L.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "A new Volterra series based orthogonal behavioral model for power amplifiers", Proc Asia Pacific Microwave Conf. - APMC, Suzhou, China, Vol. 1, pp. - - -, December, 2005.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Dynamic AM-AM and AM-PM Behavior in Microwave PA Circuits", Proc Asia Pacific Microwave Conf. - APMC, Suzhou, China, Vol. 4, pp. 2386 - 2389, December, 2005.
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- Martins, J. P. M.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Practical Multitone Amplitude and Phase Characterization", Proc Asia Pacific Microwave Conf. - APMC, suzhou, China, Vol. 5, pp. 3055 - 3058, December, 2005.
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- Lavrador, P.M.L.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "A New Nonlinear Behavioral Model Extracted Orthogonally", Proc Conf. on Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems, Lisbon, Portugal, Vol. -, pp. - - -, November, 2005.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Extraction Procedure and Validation of a Large-Signal Model for GaN HEMTs", Proc Conf. on Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems, Lisboa, Portugal, Vol. -, pp. - - -, November, 2005.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Laboratory generation of multi-sines with pre-described statistics", Proc European Microwave Conf. - EMC, Paris, France, Vol. 2, pp. - - -, October, 2005.
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- C. Fager; Pedro, J. C.; Andersson, K.; "A General Procedure for Extraction of Bias Dependent Dynamic Self Heating Model Parameters", Proc IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Long Beach, United States, Vol. CDROM, pp. 1159 - 1162, June, 2005.
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- Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Inferring Nonlinear Distortion Performance of Power Amplifiers Subject to Telecommunications Signals from Two-Tone Measurements", Proc IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Long Beach, United States, Vol. CDROM, pp. 817 - 820, June, 2005.
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- Pedro, J. C.; Martins, J. P. M.; Cabral, P. M.; "New Method for Phase Characterization of Nonlinear Distortion Products", Proc IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Long Beach, United States, Vol. CDROM, pp. 971 - 974, June, 2005.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Simulation of Nonlinear RF Circuits Driven By Multi-carrier Modulated Signals", Proc IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Long Beach, United States, Vol. , pp. 1 - 2, June, 2005.
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- Lavrador, P.M.L.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "A New Nonlinear Quasi-Orthogonal Model Extracted in the Frequency Domain", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Tomar, Portugal, Vol. -, pp. - - -, April, 2005.
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- Pedro, J. C.; "Nonlinear System Identification Activities Carried Out by the Microwaves/RF Electronics Group of IT – University of Aveiro", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Tomar, Portugal, Vol. CDROM, pp. 0 - 0, April, 2005.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Novel Explanation for Low Frequency High Linearity Characteristics on BJTs", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Tomar, Portugal, Vol. -, pp. - - -, April, 2005.
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- Martins, J. P. M.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Automatic Phase and Amplitude Characterization", Proc Integrated Non-linear Microwave and Millimetre-wave Circuits Conf. - INMMIC, Rome, Italy, Vol. 1, pp. ? - ?, December, 2004.
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- Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; J. A. Garcia; "Designing Highly-Linear Microwave Power Amplifiers Based on Large-Signal IMD Sweet-Spots", Proc Asia Pacific Microwave Conf. - APMC, Delhi, India, Vol. CDROM, pp. - , December, 2004.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Higly Linear GaN class AB power amplifier design", Proc Asia Pacific Microwave Conf. - APMC, New Delhi, India, Vol. , pp. - , December, 2004.
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- C. Gómez; J. A. Garcia; Pedro, J. C.; "Describing Anomalous IMD in FETs Through an Appropriate Output Conductance Dispersion Modeling", Proc Integrated Non-linear Microwave and Millimetre-wave Circuits Conf. - INMMIC, Rome, Italy, Vol. , pp. 0 - 0, November, 2004.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Modeling AM/AM and AM/PM conversions in microwave power amplifier circuits", Proc Integrated Non-linear Microwave and Millimetre-wave Circuits Conf. - INMMIC, Rome, Italy, Vol. , pp. 139 - 142, November, 2004.
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- Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Behavioural Modelling and Simulation of Microwave/Wireless Circuits and Sub-Systems", Proc International Workshop on Electronics and System Analysis - IWESA, Bilbao, Spain, Vol. 1, pp. 11 - 14, October, 2004.
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- P. Colantonio; J. A. Garcia; F. Giannini; E. Limiti; E. Malaver; Pedro, J. C.; "High Linearity and Efficiency Microwave PAs", Proc Gallium Arsenide Applications Symp. - GAAS, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Vol. 1, pp. 183 - 186, October, 2004.
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- C. Gómez; J. A. Garcia; Pedro, J. C.; "IMD Sweet-spot Control on Junction FET Devices", Proc Gallium Arsenide Applications Symp. - GAAS, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Vol. 1, pp. 561 - 564, October, 2004.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Nonlinear model with AM/AM, AM/PM and IMD prediction capabilities for GaN HEMTs", Proc International Workshop on Electronics and System Analysis - IWESA, Bilbao, Spain, Vol. , pp. - , October, 2004.
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- Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Designing Band-Pass Multisine Excitations for Microwave Behavioral Model Identification", Proc IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Fort Worth, United States, Vol. 0, pp. 791 - 794, June, 2004.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "New Nonlinear Device Model for Microwave Power GaN HEMTs", Proc IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Fort Worth, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 51 - 54, June, 2004.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Nonlinear Simulation of Mixers for Assessing System-Level Performance", Proc IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Forth Worth, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, June, 2004.
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- Pedro, J. C.; "Nonlinear Behavioral Modeling of Microwave Systems – An Overview", Proc ARFTG Conf., Boulder, United States, Vol. 62nd ARFTG Conf. Workshop CDROM, pp. - - -, December, 2003.
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- Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Statistics of Microwave Signals and Their Impact on the Response of Nonlinear Dynamic Systems", Proc ARFTG Conf., Boulder, United States, Vol. 62nd ARFTG Conference Dig., pp. 143 - 153, December, 2003.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "An Integrated View of Nonlinear Distortion Phenomena in Various Power Amplifier Technologies", Proc European Microwave Conf. - EMC, Munique, Germany, Vol. -, pp. 69 - 73, October, 2003.
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- Pedro, J. C.; "A Novel Simplified Analysis of Intermodulation Distortion in Diode Mixers", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. ---, pp. 523 - 526, June, 2003.
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- Cabral, P. M.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "A Repeater Prototype for the UMTS Network Radio Sub-System", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. -, pp. 277 - 280, June, 2003.
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- Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Mixed Time and Frequency Domain Behavioral Modeling and Simulation", Proc Workshop on Fundamentals of Nonlinear Behavioral Modeling, Philadelphia, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, June, 2003.
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- Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; Lavrador, P.M.L.; "Modeling Nonlinear Behavior of Band-Pass Memoryless and Dynamic Systems", Proc IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Philadelphia, United States, Vol. CD-ROM, pp. ---- - ----, June, 2003.
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- Lavrador, P.M.L.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Noise and distortion figure - an extension of noise figure definition for nonlinear devices", Proc IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Philadelphia, United States, Vol. 3, pp. 2137 - 2140, June, 2003.
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- Martins, J. P. M.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Post-Distortion Linearising Technique Applied to Mixers", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 111 - 114, June, 2003.
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- Lavrador, P.M.L.; Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Underlying Linear System Identification of Memoryless and Dynamic Nonlinear Systems", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. -, pp. - - -, June, 2003.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Intermodulation Distortion in LDMOS Transistor Amplifiers", Proc IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Seattle, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, June, 2002.
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- Pedro, J. C.; Carvalho, N.B.C.; "Simulation of RF Circuits Driven by Modulated Signals Without Bandwidth Constraints", Proc IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Seattle, United States, Vol. 3, pp. 2173 - 2176, June, 2002.
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- Pedro, J. C.; "Uncertainty Estimation and Optimal Extraction of Extrinsic FET Small Signal Model Parameters", Proc IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Seattle, United States, Vol. 2, pp. 729 - 732, June, 2002.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "A Novel Measurement Standard for Nonlinear In-Band Distortion Characterization", Proc ARFTG Conf., Phoenix, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, May, 2001.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Novel Artificial Frequency Mapping Techniques for Multi-tone Simulation of Mixers", Proc IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Phoenix, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, May, 2001.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "A Si LDMOS-Based UHF Power Amplifier", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Figueira da Foz, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, April, 2001.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Multitone Simulation of Mixers", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Figueira da Foz, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, April, 2001.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Two-Tone IMD Assymetry in Microwave Power Amplifiers", Proc IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Boston, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, June, 2000.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "State-of-the-Art Simulation of Microwave Amplifier's Nonlinear Distortion", Proc ARFTG Conf., Malaga, Spain, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, December, 1999.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Large Signal IMD Sweet Spots in Microwave Power Amplifiers", Proc IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Anaheim, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 517 - 520, June, 1999.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Multi-Tone Intermodulation Distortion Performance of 3rd Order Microwave Circuits", Proc IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Anaheim, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 763 - 766, June, 1999.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "A New Active Device Model Approximation Suitable for a Nonlinear Frequency Domain Simulator", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Sesimbra, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 187 - 190, April, 1999.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Gain Compression or Expansion, Distortion and Other Large Signal Power Amplifier Related Phenomena", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Sesimbra, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 515 - 518, April, 1999.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Non-Linear Circuit Simulation of Complex Spectra in the Frequency Domain", Proc IEEE International Conf. on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, Lisboa, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 129 - 132, September, 1998.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "A Fast Spectral Balance Method for Non-linear Circuit Simulation in the Frequency Domain", Proc USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Bilbao, Spain, Vol. 1, pp. 587 - 590, June, 1998.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Simulation of Multi-Tone IMD Distortion and Spectral Regrowth Using Spectral Balance", Proc IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Baltimore, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 729 - 732, June, 1998.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Contribución de la No Linealidad Ids(Vgs,Vds) a la Distorsión de Intermodulación en Transistores MESFETs y HEMTs", Proc USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Bilbao, Spain, Vol. 1, pp. 15 - 18, September, 1997.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Simulating Strong Nonlinear Microwave Circuits Driven By a Large Number of Input Tones", Proc European Microwave Conf. - EMC, Jerusalem, Israel, Vol. 27, pp. 820 - 825, September, 1997.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Simulação da Resposta Estacionária de Circuitos Não-Lineares de Rádio-Frequência - Estado da Arte 1996 -", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 127 - 130, April, 1997.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Simulação de Circuitos Não-Lineares para Aplicação em Comunicações Móveis", Proc Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 123 - 126, April, 1997.
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- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Prediction of PLL Frequency Discriminator Non-Linear Distortion Using the Volterra Series Approach", Proc IEEE International Symp. on Circuits and Systems - ISCAS, Atlanta, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 229 - 232, May, 1996.
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Other Scientific Achievements

    Patents
- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "SISTEMA DE MEDIDA DE DISTORÇÃO NÃO LINEAR CO-CANAL", 102521, October, 2003.

    Awards

- Pedro, J. C.; "IEEE Fellow Member", In January 2007 he was elected, by the Board of Directors of the IEEE, IEEE Fellow Member for his outstanding contributions to nonlinear distortion analysis of microwave devices and circuits., 01-01-2007.

- Pedro, J. C.; C. Fager; P. Linnér; "2002 IEEE MTT-S Student Paper Contest - 1st Prize", Christian Fager, Pos-Graduate Student of Chalmers University, and working for a period at IT-Aveiro received the 1st Prize of the 2002 IEEE MTT-S Student Paper Contest with the paper C. Fager, P. Linnér and J. C. Pedro, “Uncertainty Estimation and Optimal Extraction of Extrinsic FET Small Signal Model Parameters”, 2002 IEEE Intern. Microwave Theory and Tech. Symposium Digest, pp.729-732, Seattle, Jun. 2002, granted by IEEE Microwave Theory and Tech. Society., 05-06-2002.

- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "MTT Student Paper Contest (3rd Place)", Third place at the Student Paper Contest in the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Symposium, Baltimore, USA, 20-06-1998.

    Miscellaneous

- Carvalho, N.B.C.; Pedro, J. C.; "Invited Talks", Multi-tone Figures of Merit, Version 1, Software Package", , 01-01-2000.

    Short Courses And Seminars

- Pedro, J. C.; D. Root; " Device Modeling for Nonlinear Circuit Simulation and Microwave Design ", United States ", Seattle ", 6-2013 .

- Pedro, J. C.; Cabral, P. M.; Cunha, T.R.; " RF Power Amplifier and Wireless Transmitter Linearity: a Device and System Level Issue ", United Kingdom ", Manchester ", 10-2011 .

- Pedro, J. C.; Cunha, T.R.; E. Gonçalves Lima; " Power Amplifier Behavioral Modeling and Linearizer Identification Methods ", United States ", Boston ", 6-2009 .

 
Other Contributions

    Conference Committees

- IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, Jose Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro , 2014.

- IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, Jose Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro , 2013.

- IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, Jose Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro , 2012.

- IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, Jose Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro , 2010.

- IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, Jose Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro , 2009.

- IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, Jose Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro , 2008.

- IEEE International Microwave Theory and Tech. Symp., Technical Programme Committee, Jose Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro , 2007.

- Integrated Nonlinear Microwave and Millimitre-wave Circuits, Technical Programme Committee, Jose Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro , 2006.

- Integrated Nonlinear Microwave and Millimitre-wave Circuits, Conference Chairman, Jose Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro , 2006.

- IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Technical Programme Committee, Jose Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro , 2006.

- IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech., Technical Programme Committee, Jose Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro , 2005.

- International Workshop on Electronics and System Analysis, Technical Programme Committee, Jose Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro , 2004.

- Integrated Nonlinear Microwave and Millimitre-wave Circuits, Technical Programme Committee, Jose Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro , 2004.

- IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech. , Technical Programme Committee, Jose Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro , 2004.

- IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech. , Technical Programme Committee, Jose Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro , 2003.

- IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech. , Technical Programme Committee, Jose Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro , 2002.


   Editorial Committees

- , IEEE Microwave Magazine, Jose Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro , Focused Issue Guest Editor, 01-08-2010 to 01-08-2010.

- IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech. , IEEE, Jose Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro , Associate Editor, 01-06-2005 to 01-06-2010.


Refereeing


    Journals


- IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech.
2013, 1 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s);

- Intrnl. Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering
2013, 1 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s);

    Conferences

- European Microwave Conf. - EMC
2010; 2007;

- IEEE International Symp. on Microwave Theory and Tech.
2010;


 
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