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Microwaves and Wireless Simplified, Second Edition

Microwaves and Wireless Simplified, Second Edition

By (author): Thomas S. Laverghetta
Copyright: 2005
Pages: 300
ISBN: 9781580539432

Hardback $98.00 Qty:
If you are a sales, marketing, or management professional whose work involves microwave or wireless communications technology, this thoroughly revised second edition of the Artech House classic, Microwaves and Wireless Simplified, is essential reading. It gives you a technical edge in your career by providing you with a thorough understanding of key concepts, components, devices, materials, and applications, without bogging you down with mathematics. Helping you foresee emerging market trends, the second edition has been updated and expanded to include coverage of the latest technologies, including WLANs, RFIDs, RFICs, MEMS, GPS, Bluetooth and bipolar heterojunction devices. The new edition also includes more definitions of basic technological terms that are important in your field. This valuable reference helps you communicate more accurately with designers, engineers, and other technical personnel. It enables you to better understand clients' technical needs and devise technical solutions to effectively meet those needs. With more than 100 illustrations, thoroughly explained in down-to-earth language, and a comprehensive glossary, this book offers you the technical savvy that the wireless and microwave industries demand of all successful professionals.
Introduction.; Microwave ApplicationsRadar. Telephone and Telephone Systems. Telecommunications and WLANS. Recent Developments Including Navigation, RFID, and Automotive. ; Transmission LinesCoaxial. Strip Transmission Lines. Microstrip. Waveguide. Coplanar Waveguide. ; Microwave ComponentsDirectional Couplers. Quadrature Hybrid. Power Dividers. Detectors. Mixers. Attenuators. Filters. Circulators and Isolators. Antennas. Amplifiers. Oscillators.; Solid State Devices Microwave Diodes. Microwave Transistors Including Bipolar Hetrojunction Devices. Solid-State Techniques. ; Microwave MaterialsTerms. Material Requirements. Types of Materials. Choice of Materials. ; Glossary. ;
  • Thomas S. Laverghetta Thomas S. Laverghetta is a professor of electrical and computer engineering technology at Purdue University. The author of more than 10 books, including Microwave Materials and Fabrication Techniques, Third Edition (Artech House, 2000), he has taught U.S. Navy training courses and professional courses on microwave technology throughout the United States, Canada, and Norway. Before joining the faculty at Purdue, he was a senior engineer for ITT Aerospace Division. He earned his B.S. in electrical engineering from Syracuse University and his M.S. in electrical engineering from Purdue University.
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