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RF & Microwave Magazine Article Archive - 2017

RF & Microwave Magazine Article Archive 2017 - RF CafeIf you are like me, you spend a lot of time reading articles from technical magazines. Sometimes I read the entire article, but usually I just scan the text for highlights and look at the schematics, block diagrams, and charts / graphs. Often, I want to go back and find an article but cannot recall where I saw it. A Google search will usually eventually reveal a hyperlink to the article, but a lot of times it takes a lot of digging. Since my key interests are not necessarily the same as RF Cafe visitors, an attempt will be made to catalog all of them. If there is a magazine not included here that you would like me to include in the list, please send me an e-mail and I will try to incorporate its articles, too.

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Electronic Design

May

Energy Harvesting Brings Abundant Free Energy to Automotive Systems
Maurizio Di Paolo Emilio

Thermal-Designing Your Way to a Cooler High-Performance Tablet
Dr. John Parry

Reap the Benefits of Economizers for Solenoid/Relay Drivers
James Lockridge

What's All This Common-Base Stuff, Anyway?
Paul Rako

Sleep, Sense, Connect: Low-Power IoT Design
Alan Hendrickson

Take a Flier on the Flyback for Your High-Voltage Circuit Design
Michele Marino, Lorenzo Massari

Oscilloscope Triggering Advanced Course: Advanced Trigger Features
Colin Mattson

Hardware Emulation for Software Validation (Part 2): Hybrid Emulation and Trace-Based Debug
Lauro Rizzatti 1

Testing for IoT Power Concerns
Ken Johnson, David Maliniak

April

How to Boost Performance in Synchronous Buck Converter Designs
Paul Pickering

What's the Difference Between Machine Learning Techniques?
William Wong

Temperature Matters… Even When Using DC Sources
Bob Zollo 1

Static Analysis? We Don't Need No Stinkin' Static Analysis
William Wong

Rethink Power Density with GaN
Masoud Beheshti

New Hope for Biocomputers: Parallel Network-Based Computation
Maria Guerra

What's the Difference between PNP and NPN?
Maria Guerra

MCUs Bring Smart Cost/Performance Solutions to Intelligent Systems
Evan Wakefield

GaN FETs Redefine Power-Circuit Designs
Lou Frenzel

Turn Real-Time Trace Data into Something Useful
William Wong

What's the Difference Between Signal Analyzers and Oscilloscopes for Frequency Analysis?
Patrick Mannion

5G Exposed!
Lou Frenzel

11 Myths About Digital Power
Fionn Sheerin, Keith Curtis, Tom Spohrer, and Terry Cleveland

Protection Techniques for Small to Medium-Sized Battery Packs
Paul Pickering

What's the Difference Between Signal Analyzers and Oscilloscopes for Frequency Analysis?
Patrick Mannion

March

Designing Low-Power, MCU-Based Sensor Modules is Easier than Ever
Lou Frenzel

Meet Powerline Emissions and Immunity Standards or Else: A Guide to Verifying Test Systems
Mathieu van den Bergh

Frog Legs Probably Won't Charge Your Phone—the Discovery of Voltage
Daniel Bogdanoff

Microcontroller Battery Monitor Circuit Needs Only One Pin
Tommaso Angelino

Picking Perfect Power Parcels
Paul Pickering

Oscilloscope Triggering Advanced Course: Trigger Sequencing and Software Search Triggers
Colin Mattson

What's All This LTZ1000 Stuff, Anyway?
Paul Rako

High-Speed RF Sampling ADC Boosts Bandwidth, Dynamic Range
Lou Frenzel

February

Emulation Hardware Meets Transistor Demand
William Wong

Compute Low-Frequency Parameters of Resistive Attenuators with Three DC-Resistance Measurements
Jacques Audet

Generate Positive and Negative Voltage by Combining Two DC Sources
Bob Zollo

Take a Practical Path Toward High-Performance Power Conversion
Tom Ribarich

What's the Difference Between NRZ, NRZI, and Manchester Encoding?
William Wong

Interactive Graphical Interface Enhances Micro-Programmed Sequential Machine Design
Tom Ribarich

What's the Difference Between Blockchains, Cryptocurrency, Audit Trails, and Databases?
William Wong

Designing Low-Power Displays for the Battery-Powered IoT
Scott Soong

"Come on Feel the Noise" — Measuring LDO Performance
Paul Pickering

The Essentials of AC Power Safety
Jerry Twomey

BLE v4.2: Creating Faster, More Secure, Power-Efficient Designs—Part 5
Sachin Gupta and Rohit Kumar

Practical Approaches to IoT Test Challenges
Wilson Lee

January

Take the Easy Test Road (Sometimes)
Daniel Bogdanoff

The All-Seeing Eye Takes to the Road: Vision Systems for ADAS
Paul Pickering

Unlock Data-Center Power Capacity with "Software Defined Power"
Mark Adams

Understanding an Instrument Amplifier's Linear Operating Range
Lou Frenzel

What's All This 555 Timer Stuff, Anyway?
Paul Rako

The Power of Low Noise in IoT Smart Sensors
Mark Looney

Prioritize Circuit Protection for USB Type-C Interfaces
Paul Pickering

Are You (Really) Ready for Your Next Node?
Michael White

High Frequency Electronics

May

High Quality Signal Switching in the 60 GHz ISM Band
Dr. Kecheng Xiao

A Re-Engineered Approach to Standard Transponders for Space Applications
Dr. Kamaljeet Singh

April

Breaking the Monopoly on Base-Fed Short Monopoles: Meet the CMMA
Hans Van Bruggen

Simulation Software Enhances Design Automation for Designers of High-Frequency ICs, RF PCBs and MCMs
David Vye

March

Class-F RF Power Amplifier with a New Load Network Configuration
Firas M. Ali Al-Raie

February

GaN, GaAs, and LDMOS: A Secure Place for All
Tim Galla

Bond Wire and its Characterization at RF Frequencies
Kamaljeet Singh

January

Website Disruption, Hacking, and Preventive Measures
Tom Perkins

Ultra-Wideband Bandpass Filter Using Step-Impedance Resonator (SIR)
Shirish Karveer

Microwave Journal

May

The Infamous Pearl Harbor Radar
Patrick Hindle, Richard Mumford and Gary Lerude

Real-Time Phase Noise Analyzer
Holzworth Instrumentation

Design of a State-of-the-Art Modularized Radar Test System
Shivansh Chaudhary and Lennart Berlin

Controlling Single Microwave Photons: A New Frontier in Microwave Engineering
Tobias Lindström, Russell Lake, Yuri A. Pashkin, and Antti Manninen

Broadband High Efficiency Power Amplifier Design Using Continuous Class F Mode
Ziyang Zhao, Zongxi Tang, Yunqiu Wu and Biao Zhang

Security in Automotive Radar and Vehicular Networks
Enoch R. Yeh, Chandra R. Bhat, Robert W. Heath, Jr., Junil Choi, and Nuria G. Prelcic

Wideband Millimeter Wave Test Bed for 60 GHz Power Amplifier Digital Predistortion
Stephen J. Kovacic, Foad Arfaei Malekzadeh, Hassan Sarbishaei, Mike Millhaem, Michel Gagne, Greg Jue, Jin-Biao Xu, and Jean-Marc Moreau

April

Frequency Synthesis: Current Status and Future Projections
Alexander Chenakin

28 GHz Active Array Antenna Enables Rapid 5G Prototyping
Anokiwave Inc.

An Alternative to Using MMICs for T/R Module Manufacture
John Walker, William Veitschegger, and Richard Keshishian

MEMS Oscillators Enable Resilient Outdoor Small Cells
Jim Holbrook

Low Complexity, High Performance RF Self-Interference Cancellation for Full-Duplex Radios
Binqi Yang, Zhiqiang Yu, Jianyi Zhou and Yunyang Dong

Mixed-Signal Instrumentation for Design and Test of 5G Systems
M. Jordão, P.M. Cruz, D. Ribeiro, A. Prata, N.B. Carvalho, Marc Vanden Bossche, and David Vye

March

Innovations in Test and Measurement to Meet Today's Challenges
Walter Strickler, Greg Jue, David A. Hall, Reiner Stuhlfauth, and Corbett Rowell

Miniaturized Bandpass Filter Using Quarter SIW Resonator With Elliptic Defected Structure
Sheng Zhang, Hai-Ting Wang, Yi-Kang Zhang, Hai Liu, and Fa-Lin Liu

Radar Technology Advancements and New Applications
Pasternack

Solving Millimeter Wave Test Challenges
Tom Brinkoetter

February

GaN Powers Microwave Point-to-Point Radios
Kristoffer Andersson, David Gustafsson and Jonas Hansryd

Millimeter Wave Active Bandpass Filters
Saurabh Chaturvedi, Mladen Božanic and Saurabh Sinha

60 GHz CMOS Circular Patch Antenna-on-Chip
Adel Barakat, Ahmed Allam, Adel B. Abdel-Rahman, Ramesh K. Pokharel, Aimeric Bisognin, and Cyril Luxey

Envelope Tracking in Handsets Solves a Network Problem
Joe Madden

Antenna Design Methodology for Smartwatch Applications
Phil Lindsey and C. J. Reddy

January

Tile Arrays Accelerate the Evolution to Next-Generation Radar
Doug Carlson

V-Band Transceiver Chip for Point-to-Point Backhaul
Sivers IMA AB

Digital Beamforming Accelerates the Evolution to Next-Generation Radar
Peter Delos

The Challenges of SSRFE Design: Residential and Industrial Cooking Applications
Klaus Werner

Opportunities for High Frequency Materials in 5G and the IoT
Art Aguayo

Millimeter Wave Passive Bandpass Filters
Saurabh Chaturvedi, Mladen Božanic and Saurabh Sinha

Test & Measurement World

May

Fake ICs: Another Weapon in Their Detection
Martin Rowe

Designing Fast, Isolated Microamp Current Sources: Part 1
Yong Liao and Xi Cheng

The Confidence Interval: How It Relates to Serial Data Links
David Banas

Power Driver Design Handles Difficult Loads, Helps Characterize PSUs
Mladen Veselic

Analyze Noise with Time, Frequency, and Statistics
Arthur Pini

April

Guard Techniques for High-Z Test-Point Muxes
Liao Yong

Transcendental Resistors Simplify Precision Design
Rick Chapman

March

Product Engineering: The Bridge Between Design and Manufacturing
Martin Rowe

Calibrate Voltage Drops and Interrupts Before Testing
Mike Hertz, Loren Dunn, Mark Maciejka and Dan Steinken

High-Speed Signals Jump Over PCB Traces
Martin Rowe

Color Sensor Achieves High Dynamic Range With Auto Exposure
Massimo Gottardi

February

Vector Signal Analysis in an Oscilloscope
Arthur Pini and Patrick Connally

Multi-Decade Current Monitor the Epitome of Simplicity
Nick Cornford

January

Properly Ground Your Circuits
Lee Ritchey and Kella Knack

Microwaves & RF

May

Design High-Frequency Filters with Cross DGS Circuit Elements
Ahmed Boutejdar, and Saad Dosse Bennani

Design of a Dual-Band PA for Millimeter-Wave 5G Applications
Stuart Glynn, Liam Devlin

Efficient GaN Doherty Amplifier Peaks at 1 kW from 2.11 to 2.17 GHz
James Wong, Naoki Watanabe

April

Miniature Filter Takes Aim at EMI
Chris DeMartino

Digital Approach Generates AM-VSB and 8VSB Signals
Henry Douglas Rodrigues, Jose de Souza Lima, and Mauricio Silveira

Compare Phase-Locking Methods of RF Sources
Dr. Richard Jenkins

CVD Diamond Manages Device Heat Effectively
Thomas Obeloer and Daniel Twitchen

Study the Loss of Microstrip on Silicon
Kamaljeet Singh, A.V. Nirmal, and S.V. Sharma

Forming Low-Impedance MEMS Bandpass Filters
Dr. Yin Liu and Dr. Zhi-fan Zhang

March

The Differences Between Transmitter Types, Part 2
Chris DeMartino

Satisfy Today's Spectrum Emissions Demands
Chris DeMartino

Ensure Success When Making Connections
Chris DeMartino

VNAs Prove to be Essential Tools for 5G Communications
Walt Strickler

Create Robust UHF RFID Tag Antennas on Dielectric Substrates
Derek S. Linden and Jennifer Rayno

Device-to-Device Communication Aids Public Safety
Graham Freeland and Marc Barberis

Managing Modulation and Demodulation
Jack Browne

Designing a Step-Recovery-Diode-Based Comb Generator
Kimberly Renee Alvarez

The Differences Between Transmitter Types, Part 1
Chris DeMartino

Metamaterials Sculpt UWB Bandpass Filter
Mahmoud A. Abdalla and Ahmed A. Ibrahim

February

Low-Noise Amplifier Spans DC to 17 GHz
Mark Scott Logue

GaN Enters 5G Territory
Chris DeMartino

For Tuning Antennas and Switching Signals, RF MEMS Make Their Mark
James Morra

Probing Those Tiny Millimeter-Wave ICs
Jack Browne

January

Analyze Transient Delays in GaAs MMIC Switches
Mouqun Dong

Receiver ICs Blend Mixers, Synthesizers, and IF Amps
Marc Goldfarb, Ben Walker, Russell Martin, Tom Bosia, Ed Balboni, and Dragoslav Culum

How Bending Affects a Flexible UWB Antenna
Sherif R. Zahran, Mahmoud A. Abdalla, and A. Gaafar

UWB Printed Antenna Blocks Satellite and WLAN Signals
Junding Zhao and Hao Zhang

Microwave Product Digest

May

Microwave Circulators Evolve to Meet True Surface Mount Requirements of Advanced Systems
Smiths Interconnect

X- and Ku- Band Small Form Factor Radio Design
Brad Hall and Wyatt Taylor

April

Radio Frequency and Microwave Test and Measurement Equipment Market Trends
Jessy Cavazos

Advances in Integration and Parameterization of EM Simulation within a High-Frequency Circuit Design Flow
John Dunn, Ph.D.

The Evolution of GaN: from Defense Applications to 5G
Scott Vasquez

Dielectric Resonator Antennas for 5G Applications
S. Keyrouz, D. Caratelli and D. Favreau

X- and Ku- Band Small Form Factor Radio Design – Part One
Brad Hall and Wyatt Taylor

How 5G Requirements Impact RF/Microwave Device and Component Testing and Development
Pasternack

March

New Antennas Meet the Expanding Needs of the WISP Market
KP Performance Antennas

Microwave Material Measurements without Cables
John W. Schultz, PhD

MIL-DTL-38999: Connecting the Past to the Future of Military Aviation
Scott Miller

Design of a 10 GHz Low-Noise Amplifier
National Instruments

February

High-Capacitance Supercapacitors Suit Extensive Application Fields
Yusuke Tanaka and Yoshiyuki Tabata

Your Guide to Waveguide Plumbing: How Do Waveguides Bend, Twist, and Flex?
Mark Blackwood

Adapting Non-Sealed Surface Mount Parts for Hi-Rel Customer Assembly Processes
Jonid Xhakollari

A Brief Tutorial on Power Loss in WBG Semiconductor Devices
Alan Wadsworth

Pigtail-Free DC to 22 GHz Photodiode Modules For Scalable Avionic Platforms
Shubhashish Datta, Abhay Joshi, Roy Howard, Nilesh Soni, and Matthew D'Angiolillo

January

LTE Multi-Band Front-End Modules for the Internet of Things
Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

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