Evolution of Cellular Radio from 2G to 4G

MONDAY – OCTOBER 5, 2015
11:00 AM // JACOBS HALL (EBU1)
BOOKER CONFERENCE SUITE (#2512)
Host: 
Prof. Gabriel Rebeiz and Stefanie Battaglia
Speaker: 
Kamal Sahota, Vice President of Engineering at Qualcomm
Date: 
Monday, October 5, 2015
Abstract: 
This talk will be an information session covering cellular Rf radio architecture from 2G to 3G. Challenges and solutions will be presented for 2G , 3G  and 4G radios. Circuit challenges over time will be discussed with specific examples from 2G, 3G and 4G phones. Associated radio frontend architecture evolution will also be discussed.
Speaker Bio: 
KAMAL SAHOTA is Vice President of Engineering at Qualcomm leading the cellular transceiver and RF frontend RFIC design teams. He received his BSEE and ME in electrical and computer engineering from UC San Diego in 1993 and 1999 respectively. He joined Qualcomm in 1993 as an analog IC designer working on the first CDMA cell phone chipset. Over his career he has contributed to the evolution of the transceiver  design from 2G to 4G and from .8um BiCMOS to 28nm. He holds over 50 patents in the field of RF wireless circuits and systems.
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Event Date: 
Monday, October 5, 2015