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.

Briefs: Materials
This device for harnessing terahertz radiation might enable self-powering implants, cellphones, and other portable electronics.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Radar sensors, cameras, RF processing systems, and more.
Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The sensor is able to detect ice formation far before you can see it occurring on a surface.
Blog: Imaging
UW doctoral student Melanie Anderson explains how to make an autonomous 'Smellicopter' to navigate toward smells.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have invented a miniature superconducting thermometer with big potential applications, such as monitoring the...

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
This subsystem is used in free-space optical communications and fiber-optic communications.
Briefs: Aerospace
While this technology was designed for CubeSats, it may be utilized in any technology that utilizes a structural frame, such as drones.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The antenna is designed for use in extreme conditions such as outer space.
Articles: Unmanned Systems
The NiobiCon™ underwater connector will not short out, corrode, or cause an electrical shock if touched while powered in harsh environments like saltwater.
Briefs: Communications
The device enables ultra-fast wireless communications at low cost.
Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Any high-performance communication systems operating in RF or optical frequencies may benefit from this system.
Briefs: Communications
A low-frequency antenna with enhanced bandwidth will enable robust networking among compact, mobile robots.
On-Demand Webinars: RF & Microwave Electronics
Using Spectrum Analysis to Track, Locate and Identify Interfering Signals

We’re surrounded by radio signals that we depend on for our day-to-day lives and, in some cases, for our very safety. For the most part, the spectrum is well managed and maintained by respective transmitters, but there will always be sources of interference...

White Papers: Materials
Ulbrich RF & Microwave Cable Wire Capability Whitepaper

While commercial and defense aviation advances, so does Ulbrich's ability to provide light weight and high strength materials that allow planes to fly more efficiently than ever. As the...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The robot blocks jump, spin, flip, and identify each other.
Q&A: Electronics & Computers
A new class of medical instruments uses flexible electronics to improve patient outcomes in minimally invasive surgeries.
Briefs: Transportation
Using radar commonly deployed to track speeders and fastballs, the automated system “sees” around corners to spot oncoming traffic and pedestrians.
Special Reports: Medical
Additive Manufacturing - November 2020

AM/3D Printing is fundamentally changing how products are prototyped and produced in aerospace, medical, electronics, and many other fields. To help you keep pace with the latest advances, we present...

Products: Data Acquisition
Tubing plugs, displacement measurements, CAM software, and more.
Briefs: Materials
These non-reciprocal devices on a compact chip pave the way for applications from two-way wireless to quantum computing.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
This system has a capacity of more than 1,500 times the volume of a typical testing facility.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Taking a cue from birds and insects, the wing design helps drones fly more efficiently and makes them more robust to atmospheric turbulence.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The tiny unit is significant for the miniaturization of optoelectronic systems.
Articles: Software
Standard commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) connectors continue to be a great resource for quick prototypes and reference designs.
Special Reports: Aerospace
Aerospace & Defense - October 2020

In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Aerospace & Defense Technology, you'll learn about NASA's return to the moon with Apollo's twin sister Artemis, how autonomous...

Special Reports: Aerospace
RF & Microwave Electronics - October 2020

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 space and...

Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Electronics Innovations - October 2020

In this compendium of articles from the editors of Tech Briefs magazine, discover how advances in electronic components are enabling game-changing applications in mobile healthcare/wearables, autonomous...

Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The newest version of these combs could revolutionize clocks, telescopes, and telecommunications.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The sensor could provide a way to detect communication signals over the entire radio frequency from 1 to 100 GHz.

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