By (author): Richard A. Poisel

Copyright: 2019
Pages: 600
ISBN: 9781630817053

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This exciting new resource investigates the function of RF communication in electronic warfare systems. The book provides in-depth coverage of how RF signals must be constructed to perform jamming missions, which prevent a receiver from properly extracting a target signal. Technical descriptions of oscillators and modulators, which generate the RF signals, are presented and explored. Power supplies that generate adequate power for fueling high power amplifiers are also described and their operations investigated.


Oscillator basics, including principles of oscillator operation, phase locked loop synthesizers and direct digital synthesis are examined. Fundamentals of RF communications, including power supplies for RF power amplifiers, are included, making it useful for both novice and advanced practitioners. Written by a prominent expert in the field, this authoritative book is the first available that combines the topics of electronic warfare and oscillator design and analysis.


  • Richard A. Poisel

    is a senior engineering fellow at Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona. He was formerly the chief scientist at the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate, Ft. Monmouth, New Jersey. Dr. Poisel is also the author of Modern Communications Jamming Principles and Techniques, Second Edition, Introduction to Communication Electronic Warfare Systems, Second Edition, Target Acquisition in Communication Electronic Warfare Systems, and Electronic Warfare Target Location Methods (Artech House, 2011, 2008, 2004, 2005). He received his M.Sc. in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management and his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Poisel also earned an M.S. in electrical engineering at Purdue University.