RF & Microwave Electronics

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Products of Tomorrow: December 2017

This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow. To learn more about each technology, see the contact information provided for that...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
GPS Correction Technology Lets Tractors Drive Themselves

Spinoff is NASA’s annual publication featuring successfully commercialized NASA technology. This...

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
E-Textile Antenna Tuning Stitches

This technique can be used to tune a microstrip patch antenna.

Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

A variety of antenna tuning techniques exist for conventionally...

Articles: Test & Measurement
A Continuous-Flow, Microfluidic, Microwave-Assisted Chemical Reactor

In industrial synthetic chemistry laboratories, reactions are generally carried out using batch-mode methodologies, stepwise reactions, and purifications to generate a final...

Articles: Test & Measurement
Beyond the Box: A Software-Defined Approach to RF Testing

The traditional engineering response to testing a new wireless standard often involves selecting a box instrument with the closest specifications. For automated test systems with multiple...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
GPS Receiver RF Front-End Enables Use of a Laptop PC for Soft Baseband Processing

Software techniques for use in the global positioning system (GPS)1,2 have recently captured the growing interest of communication and navigation...

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