RF & Microwave Electronics

RF & Microwave

Stay on top of the latest advancements, Technical Briefs, and news for Design Engineers working with RF and Microwave technologies. Access news and product developments with Antennas and RF systems.

Blog: RF & Microwave Electronics
A reader asks a simulation expert: How do you compensate for the interaction of rain or snow storms on lidar sensors?
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Flexible carbon nanotube fibers woven into clothing gather accurate EKG and heart rate.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This robotic arm fuses data from a camera and antenna to locate and retrieve items buried under piles and completely out of view.
Products: Test & Measurement
Power supply ICs, temperature sensors, DC-DC converters, and more.
Technology Leaders: RF & Microwave Electronics
Easy-to-use reverberation test systems (RTS) measure the performance of wireless devices and antennas.
Articles: Packaging & Sterilization
Nanotube fibers that turn heat to power; a NASA antenna system; and an antimicrobial coating.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have developed an optical amplifier that they expect will revolutionize both space and fiber communication.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The comb detects even the smallest amounts of greenhouse gases in the air or look for disease in human breath.
Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
Rugged Computing & Electronics - November 2021

From the battlefield to the oceans to the extremes of space, electronics and computing advances enable missions in the harshest conditions. To help you keep pace with the latest developments, we...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
See leading manufacturers in a variety of sensor topic areas, including radar and encoders.
INSIDER: Physical Sciences

Researchers have utilized two-dimensional hybrid metal halides in a device that allows directional control of terahertz radiation generated by a spintronic...

Special Reports: Aerospace
Space Technology - October 2021

A new era of space exploration is set to begin with Artemis 1, the first in a series of increasingly complex NASA missions that will take humans back to the moon and then on to Mars. Read all about it in this...

Special Reports: Robotics, Automation & Control
RF & Microwave Electronics - October 2021

In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Aerospace & Defense Technology and Tech Briefs, read about how advances in RF electronics are enabling new applications in satellite and...

Articles: Energy
Metamaterial printing, high-efficiency solar cells, and a noise-reduction material.
Briefs: Communications
This method could help firefighters find victims inside buildings and could track hypersonic objects such as missiles and space debris.
Briefs: Communications
This component takes up ten times less space on computer chips.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The system could one day replace LiDAR and cameras in automated manufacturing, biomedical imaging, and autonomous driving.
Briefs: Energy
The electricity can be used to power wireless devices or to charge energy storage devices such as batteries and supercapacitors.
Articles: Communications

To find out about the impact of 5G mobile broadband service on the IoT/IIoT, I interviewed Jai Suri, Vice President, IoT and Blockchain Applications Development, Oracle, and Mike Anderson, Embedded Systems...

Briefs: Energy
Implantable chips visible only in a microscope point the way to developing chips that can be injected into the body with a hypodermic needle to monitor medical conditions.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
CEO Keith Moore tells Tech Briefs about the unique challenges facing testing engineers in aerospace.
White Papers: Communications
Meeting the Connectivity Requirements of 5G mmWave Signals

Users demand more data. While growing in the 5G space is essential to maintaining competitive edge, it is also important to understand the limitations and risks of this...

Blog: Aerospace
A team at the University of Tsukuba used a beam of microwave radiation to a launch a drone into the air. Can this type of propulsion take off?
NASA Spinoff: Unmanned Systems
A NASA microphone that detects unseen air turbulence is lofted to high heights aboard a stratospheric glider.
Briefs: Materials
Synthesis of fiber-metal laminates is performed using RF plasma spray deposition.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
An atom-based sensor can determine the direction of an incoming radio signal.
UpFront: Nanotechnology
NASA Washing Machine Designs Go for a Spin

Right now, there is no laundry service in space.

Astronaut garments aren’t washed. They are put onto ships that burn up in the...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
These antennas dramatically increase the amount of information that can be simultaneously transmitted by a coherent light source.
Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
Power distribution units, pressure sensors, connector straps, and more.

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