Allen A. Sweet is an RF/microwave communications technology consultant with over 35 years of industry experience and an adjunct professor of electrical engineering at Santa Clara University. He is also the author of the classic book, Microwave Technology: MIC and MMIC Amplifier and Oscillator Circuit Design (Artech House, 1990). He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering, physics and applied physics from Cornell University.