6:30 - 7:00 PM Networking & Refreshments
Speaker: Rajeev Krishnamoorthy
Bio: Rajeev Krishnamoorthy is CTO of Scintera Networks. Prior to this, he was founder and CEO of TZero Technologies (acquired by NDS Surgical Imaging), a fabless semiconductor company providing high-performance Ultra Wideband chipsets and digital video solutions. Before founding TZero, Rajeev was VP, Technology at Iospan Wireless (later part of Intel) and helped develop the first commercially available MIMO cellular wireless systems. He began his career at Bell Labs conducting research in communications and data networking, and in the wireless LAN division of AT&T/Lucent in the Netherlands where he played a key role in the development of the earliest WiFi (802.11 and 802.11b) products which enabled the first widely deployed wireless LAN networks.
Title: Linearization using Analog Pre-Distortion
Speaker: John Wood
Bio: John Wood is currently Senior Principal Member of Technical Staff in Maxim Labs at Maxim Integrated Products, where he is working on Envelope Tracking and Digital Pre-Distortion systems for wireless communications applications. John has prior experience at Freescale Semiconductor, Agilent and Hewlett Packard. He has developed compact device models and behavioral models for RF power transistor and ICs and has experience in developing the measurements techniques required for getting the data for the models. He received the ARFTG Technology Award in 2007 and is a Fellow of the IEEE. He received B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Leeds, UK.
Title: What's New in Digital Pre-Distortion