Microwave Journal

Editorial Index

December 15, 2006

ANTENNAS

Abri, M., N. Boukli-Hacene and F.T. Bendimerad
“Design of a Dual-band Ring Printed Antenna Array,” No. 5, p. 228.

Chair, R., A.A. Kishk, K.F. Lee and D. Kajfez
“Performance Comparisons Between Dielectric Resonator Antennas and Printed Microstrip Patch Antennas at X-band,” No. 1, p. 90.

Chen, Wen-Shan
“A Novel Broadband Design of a Printed Rectangular Slot Antenna for Wireless Applications,” No. 1, p. 122.

Chen, Wen-Shan and Mao-Kai Hsu
“The Design of a Finite Ground Plane Cross Semi-elliptic Monopole Antenna for UWB Applications,” No. 5, p. 192.

Chuang, H.R., C.C. Lin and Y.C. Kan
“A Printed UWB Triangular Monopole Antenna,” No. 1, p. 108.

Dobkin, Daniel M.
“UHF RFID and Tag Antenna Scattering, Part I: Experimental Results,” No. 5, p. 170.

Dobkin, Daniel M.
“UHF RFID and Tag Antenna Scattering, Part II: Theory,” No. 6, p. 86.

Eldek, Abdelnasser A.
A Broadband Double Dipole Antenna with Triangle and Rhombus Shapes and Stable End-fire Radiation Patterns for Phased-array Antenna Systems,” No. 10, p. 116.

Go, Hyun-Chul and Yong-Woong Jang
“Experimental Analysis of a Multi-band and High Gain Open Slot Antenna with Dual Reflector,” No. 1, p. 142.

Jang, Yong-Woong, Hyun-Chul Go and Sang-Woo Lee
“A Low Profile, Top-loaded Monopole Antenna with Four Small Posts,” No. 4, p. 116.

Lee, Hyeonjin and Yeongseog Lim
“A Design of Double T-type Microstrip Antennas for Broadband and Control of Resonance,” No. 1, p. 132.

Rodriguez, Vicente
“A Multi-octave, Open-boundry, Quad-ridge Horn Antenna for Use in the S- to Ku-bands,” No. 3, p. 84.

Soldovieri, Francesco, Giancarlo Prisco and Adriana Brancaccio
“Characterization of Ultra-wideband Bow-tie Antennas for Ground Penetrating Radar Systems,” No. 8, p. 186.

CAD/CAM

Baylis, Charles, Lawrence Dunleavy and William Clausen
“Design of Bias Tees for a Pulsed-bias, Pulsed-RF Test System Using Accurate Component Models,” No. 10, p. 68.

Li, Xiuping, Jianjun Gao and Georg Boeck
“Microwave Noise Modeling for AlGaAs/InGaAs/GaAs PHEMTs,” No. 12, p. 94.

COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS

Doyle, Ian
“Integrated Passive and Active Devices Using CSP, DFN and QFN Packaging for Portable Electronic Applications,” No. 2, p. 138.

Jacobson, David M., Andrew J.W. Ogilvy and Alan G. Leatham
“Applications of CE Alloys in Defense, Aerospace, Telecom and Other Electronic Markets,” No. 8, p. 150.

Vacca, Giuseppe
“Power Amplifiers for Microwaves and RF Applications with LDMOS Transistors,” No. 6, p. 98.

Vye, Sean Kim, Soung Ho Myoung, Jason Yun and Charlie Jeung
“New Design Methodologies for High Performance RF CMOS,” No. 11, p. 148.

COMPONENTS/SUBSYSTEMS

Bahl, Inder J.
“Ku-band MMIC Power Amplifiers Developed Using MSAG MESFET Technology,” No. 2, p. 56.

Bera, S.C., R.V. Singh and V.K. Garg
“Design and Temperature Compensation of a Ku-band Channel Amplifier with ALC for a Satellite Transponder,” No. 4, p. 68.

Chen, Chu-Yu and Cheng-Ying Hsu
“Design of a UWB Low Insertion Loss Bandpass Filter with Spurious Response Suppression,” No. 2, p. 112.

Deisch, Cecil W.
“A Specialized Low Loss 8 dB Coupler,” No. 2, p. 100.

Edridge, Tony
“Intermodulation Distortion in Medium-power Drop-in Ferrite Isolators and Circulators,” No. 11, p. 90.

Hwangbo, Hoon, Sung-Chan Jung, Youngoo Yang, Cheon-Seok Park, Byung-Sung Kim and Wansoo Nah
“Power Amplifier Linearization Using an Indirect-learning-based Inverse TDNN Model,” No. 11, p. 76.

Jhuang, He-Kai, Ching-Her Lee, Po-Min Hu and Chung-I G. Hsu
“A Dual-band Branch-line Coupler Using Quasi-composite Right/Left-handed Transmission Lines,” No. 8, p. 176.

Lapidus, Alex D.
“A Helical Resonator-based Filter with Improved Skirt Selectivity,” No. 11, p. 56.

Lee, Jin-Kuk, Su-Tae Kim and Yong-Chae Jeong
“Design of an Amplifier Using a Harmonic Termination Matching Tuner and Harmonic Blocking Bias Line,” No. 4, p. 84.

Lee, Jong-Hwan and Kyung-Whan Yeom
“Synthesis of a Planar, Coupled-line Marchand Balun with Emphasis on Balance,” No. 5, p. 236.

Lin, H.T., Y.K. Chu and H.R. Chuang
“A 2 GHz, 0.25 µm CMOS Complementary VCO with Differentially Tuned MOS Varactors for Wireless Applications,” No. 4, p. 94.

Lu, Xiao
“Building a 3.3 to 3.8 GHz 802.16a WiMAX LNA on FR4 Material,” No. 2, p. 84.

Madden, Joe
“Low Voltage Operation of GaAs Power Amplifiers,” No. 9, p. 130.

Packiaraj, D., M. Ramesh and A.T. Kalghatgi
“Periodically Loaded SSS Coupled-line Filter for Second Harmonic Suppression,” No. 7, p. 106.

Rajanish, P. Onno, N. Jain, C. Weigand, P. McIntosh, B. Rizzi and K. Izzac
“High Harmonic-rejection Matching Filters for Quad-band Power Amplifiers,” No. 5, p. 206.

Rius, E., C. Qyendo, A. Manchec, Y. Clavet, C. Person, J.F. Favennec, G. Jarthon, O. Bosch, J.C. Cayrou, P. Moroni and J.L. Cazaux
“Design of Microstrip Dual Behavior Resonator Filters: A Practical Guide,” No. 12, p. 72.

Tanygin, Vsevolod
“A Practical Design of a Low Phase Noise Airborne X-band Frequency Synthesizer,” No. 10, p. 92.

Uhm, Man Seok, In Bok Yom, Juseop Lee and Jeong Phill Kim
“A Dual-passband Waveguide Filter with a Canonical Structure for Ka-band Satellite Applications,” No. 7, p. 90.

Zhang, Fei, Lina Shi and Chengfang Li
“Microstrip Line with a Novel Broadband PBG Structure,” No. 2, p. 118.

Zhang, Sheng, Jian-Kang Xiao, Zi-Hua Wang and Ying Li
“Novel Low Pass Filters Using a Defected Microstrip Structure,” No. 9, p. 118.

Zhang, Sheng, Jian-Kang Xiao and Ying Li
“Novel Microstrip Band-stop Filters Based on Complementary Split Ring Resonators,” No. 11, p. 100.

Zhou, Jianyi, Lei Zhang, Wei Hong, Jianing Zhao and Xiaowei Zhu
“Design of a Wideband Adaptive Linear Amplifier with a DSB Pilot and Complex Coherent Detection Method,” No. 4, p. 104.

COVER FEATURES

Brookner, Eli
“Phased Arrays and Radars – Past, Present and Future,” No. 1, p. 24.

Daembkes, Heinrich
“Network-centric Operations and Information Superiority: Current Trends of Key Enabling Technologies,” No. 10, p. 24.

Khanna, A.P.S. (Paul)
“Microwave Oscillators: The State of the Technology,” No. 4, p. 22.

Lanteri, J.P. and D.J. Carlson
“The Road from RFIC to SoC,” No. 6, p. 22.

Menzer, David P.
“Synthetic Instruments: A New Horizon,” No. 3, p. 22.

Plana, Robert
“What’s Hot in RF Components and Systems,” No. 2, p. 22.

Rhea, Randy
“Technology Enables New Components,” No. 11, p. 20.

Upton, Alastair and Victor Steel
“The Current State of Technology and Future Trends in Wireless Communications and Applications,” No. 9, p. 22.

Vizard, David R.
“Millimeter-wave Applications: From Satellite Communications to Security Systems,” No. 7, p. 22.

DESIGN

Benahmed, N. and S. Seghier
“Rigorous Analytical Expressions for the Electromagnetic Parameters of Rectangular Coaxial Couplers with Circular and Square Inner Conductors,” No. 8, p. 164.

Calvo, Carlos and Matthew Pilotte
“RF Power Detection: Measuring WiMAX Signals,” No. 9, p. 104.

Cottard, G. and Y. Arien
“Anechoic Chamber Measurement Improvement,” No. 3, p. 94.

Gorbachov, Oleksandr
“Coupled Line Noise in High Sensitivity RF Receiver Circuits,” No. 9, p. 68.

Maxwell, Matthew J.
“Real-time Spectrum Analysis Streamlines Radar Pulse Testing and Diagnostics,” No. 3, p. 62.

McKinley, Michael D., Kate A. Remley, Maciej Myslinski and J. Stevenson Kenney
“Eliminating FFT Artifacts in Vector Signal Analyzer Spectra,” No. 10, p. 156.

Pino, Paul
“Distortion Inherent to VNA Test Port Cable Assemblies,” No. 9, p. 88.

Salter, Martin J. and Nick Ridler
“Measuring the Capacitance Coefficients of Coaxial Open-circuits with Traceability to National Standards,” No. 10, p. 138.

Singh, Kamaljeet and Surendra Pal
“A Novel Wideband Transition Between a Conductor-backed Finite Ground CPW and a Microstrip Line,” No. 11, p. 114.

MIC/MMIC

Lee, Wei-Ting and Huey-Ru Chuang
“A 2.4 GHz CMOS Transceiver Single-chip RF Front-end for ISM-band Wireless Communications,” No. 6, p. 72.

PRODUCT FEATURES

Aethercomm Inc.
“A 20 to 2500 MHz, 20 W Solid-state Amplifier,” No. 8, p. 208.

Agilent EEsof EDA
“Full 3D Simulation and Verification for the Masses,” No. 6, p. 124.

Amphenol RF
“Surface-mount Coaxial Relays,” No. 11, p. 170.

Analog Devices Inc.
“A Broadband I/Q Modulator for Broadband Radio Designs,” No. 9, p. 146.

Anritsu Co.
“Signal Generator Family Enhanced with Low Phase Noise, High Power and 70 GHz Coverage,” No. 9, p. 160.

Ansoft Corp.
“Multi-domain Simulator Couples Thermal and Stress Analyses to 3D Electromagnetic Simulation,” No. 12, p. 138.

AR Worldwide – Modular RF
“The Making of a WiMAX Power Amplifier,” No. 5, p. 272.

CAP Wireless Inc.
“A Broadband Medium Power Solid-state Driver Amplifier,” No. 4, p. 154.

Crane Aerospace & Electronics, Microwave Systems
“A Dual-band HF-VHF/UHF Switch Matrix,” No. 11, p. 160.

CST of America
“A Software Suite With Total Synergy,” No. 1, p. 150.

CST of America
“Computational Electromagnetics Rises to the Challenge,” No. 8, p. 196.

Chelton Microwave Corp.
“Broadband Tactical Communications Antennas,” No. 1, p. 158.

COM DEV Ltd.
“Robotic Computer-aided Tuning,” No. 3, p. 142.

COMSOL Inc.
“Software Analysis that Goes Far Beyond Electromagnetics,” No. 12, p. 128.

Dow-Key Microwave Corp.
“Breakthrough Switch Blends Small Size with High Power Handling Capability and Durability,” No. 12, p. 152.

Flomerics
“An Enhanced Electromagnetic Simulation Tool,” No. 3, p. 158.

Florida RF Labs/EMC Technology
“New High Power SMT Power Dividers/ Combiners,” No. 1, p. 168

G.T. Microwave Inc.
“An Ultra-broadband 2 to 18 GHz Digital Attenuator with High Resolution and 105 dB Dynamic Range,” No. 2, p. 146.

nGimat Co.
“A Low Cost Analog Phase Shifter Product Family for Military, Commercial and Public Safety Applications,” No. 3, p. 152.

LNX Corp.
“A Dual-channel Digital Receiver,” No. 2, p. 150.

Meca Electronics Inc.
“RoHS Compliant Bias Tees,” No. 11, p. 174.

Micro-Coax
“Metal-clad Fibers with Significant Weight Savings and EMI Performance,” No. 10, p. 184.

Micro Lambda Wireless Inc.
“Revolutionary Phase Noise Performance at 20 GHz Using SiGe Technology,” No. 5, p. 296.

Mimix Broadband Inc.
“A Plastic-packaged 13.5 to 15.5 GHz PHEMT Power Amplifier,” No. 5, p. 292.

Mimix Broadband Inc.
“An X-band Phased-array Radar MMIC Chip Set,” No. 10, p. 176.

NEC America Inc.
“A Compact, Cost-effective Digital Microwave Radio System,” No. 1, p. 174.

OML Inc.
“A 325 to 500 GHz Vector Network Analyzer Frequency Extension System,” No. 7, p. 120.

OMMIC
“An Ultra Low Noise, High Linearity Amplifier,” No. 4, p. 136.

Picosecond Pulse Labs
“A New Breed of Comb Generators Featuring Low Phase Noise and Low Input Power,” No. 5, p. 278.

Planar Filter Co.
“A High Pass Filter with a Limited Rejection Band,” No. 2, p. 160.

Rohde & Schwarz
“All-in-one Phase Noise Tester and Spectrum Analyzer,” No. 6, p. 104.

Skyworks Solutions Inc.
“A New Solution for Direct Conversion System Integration,” No. 6, p. 112.

Summitek Instruments Inc.
“Automated Test and Data Management,” No. 5, p. 284.

SUSS MicroTec Test Systems
“A Software Tool Addressing Challenges of Semiconductor Miniaturization,” No. 12, p. 146.

SV Microwave Inc., an Amphenol company
“Surface-mount Monotonic Vector Modulators,” No. 11, p. 178.

Taconic Advanced Dielectric Division
“Low Loss, High Reliability, Thin Flexible Interconnect Materials,” No. 7, p. 132.

Times Microwave Systems
“DC to 26.5 GHz Size 8 Coaxial Contacts that Fit Standard MIL-C-38999 Connectors,” No. 10, p. 194.

TriQuint Semiconductor
“WCDMA Front-end Modules and Their Critical Role in 3G Wireless Handsets,” No. 3, p. 134.

Wavestream
“A Compact, Efficient 25 W Ku-band Power Amplifier,” No. 4, p. 144.

WJ Communications Inc.
“High Performance 28 V InGaP HBT Power Amplifiers,” No. 9, p. 152.

SPECIAL REPORTS

Chapman, Mark
“The Impact of MEMS on Cellular Phone Architectures,” No. 5, p. 256.

Daniels, Jack
“China’s RF and Microwave Opportunity: Building a Strong Commercial Presence,” No. 5, p. 264.

DiMarco, Jennifer and Frank Bashore
“Highlights from the First Radio and Wireless Symposium,” No. 3, p. 126.

DiMarco, Jennifer and Frank Bashore
“IMS 2006: Another Record Breaker,” No. 8, p. 124.

Gardiol, Fred and Yves Fournier
“Salvan: Cradle of Wireless,” No. 2, p. 124.

Mohd-Yasin, F., M.K. Khaw and M.B.I. Reaz
“Radio Frequency Identification: Evolution of Reader and Antenna Circuit Design,” No. 5, p. 242.

Mohd-Yasin, F., M.K. Khaw and M.B.I. Reaz
“Radio Frequency Identification: Evolution of Transponder Circuit Design,” No. 6, p. 56.

Mohd-Yasin, F., M.K. Khaw and M.B.I. Reaz
“Techniques of RFID Systems: Architectures and Applications,” No. 7, p. 62.

Mumford, Richard
“EuMW 2005: A Sophisticated Success,” No. 1, p. 74.

Mumford, Richard
“3GSM World Congress: Modernism at Its Best,” No. 4, p. 124.

Mumford, Richard
“Microwaves in Europe: Markets and Technologies,” No. 8, p. 80.

Mumford, Richard
“RF & Microwaves in Asia: Technologies and Markets,” No. 11, p. 136.

Mumford, Richard and Jennifer DiMarco
“EuMW 2006: Regenerating Interest,” No. 11, p. 120.

Rautio, James
“In Search of Maxwell,” No. 7, p. 76.

Sheffres, Carl
“2006… The Year of the Dog,” No. 1, p. 14.

SYSTEMS

Mills, Helen
“Understanding the Operation and a Test of a Bluetooth Enhanced Data Rate Radio,” No. 5, p. 218.

TEST and measurement

Stroppolo, Luca
“Interference Detection and Measurements for Microwave Radio Link Planning,” No. 12, p. 108.

TUTORIAL SERIES

Chermansky, Brett
“Matrix Switches: Blocking versus Non-blocking,” No. 7, p. 116.

Hassun, Roland
“Frequency Converters: Understanding the Benefits of Simple and Complex Architectures,” No. 10, p. 166.

Kameche, Mohamed
“Accurate Simulation of an X-band Frequency Synthesizer,” No. 9, p. 136.

Spoto, James
“An Efficient, Interactive Optimization Solution for Analog and RF Design,” No. 3, p. 110.

2006 EuMC CONFERENCE

European Microwave Exhibition 2006 No. 8, p. 54.

Mumford, Richard
“Attending European Microwave Week 2006,” No. 8, p. 28.

Mumford, Richard
“Manchester:Where the Past Meets the Present,” No. 8, p. 40.

Snowden, Christopher
“Welcome to European Microwave Week 2006,” No. 8, p. 24.

2006 MTT-S CONFERENCE

Barr, John
“Welcome to the 2006 International Microwave Symposium,” No. 5, p. 24.

Howe, Jr., Harlan
“Attending the Conference,” No. 5, p. 28.

Knight, Stephanie and Bill Johnson
“San Francisco: City by the Bay,” No. 5, p. 40.

Moscone Convention Center Floor Plan
No. 5, p. 74.

2006 IEEE MTT-S IMS Exhibitors
No. 5, p. 64.

2006 IEEE MTT-S IMS Technical Program
No. 5, p. 78.

2007 RWS Conference

Howe, Jr., Harlan
“Attending the Conference,” No. 12, p. 26.

Mohammad, Madihian
“Welcome to the 2007 Radio and Wireless Symposium,” No. 12, p. 22. 2007 IEEE MTT-S RWS Exhibitor Showcase No. 12, p. 30.

SUPPLEMENT FEATURES

Badesha, Amolak Singh
“WiMedia UWB PHY Design and Testing,” No. 11, p. 14.

Fiszer, Michal
“Name of the Roses,” No. 6, p. 30.

Gebner, Christina
“HSPA: New Challenges for Power Amplifiers in UMTS User Equipment,” No. 11, p. 32.

Hartung, Jurgen
“Complete RFIC Design Flow Targeting Next Generation Wireless Front-ends,” No. 11, p. 24.

Hittite Microwave Corp.
“A GaAs MMIC LNA for Military and Commercial Applications from 29 to 36 GHz,” No. 6, p. 56.

Howe, Jr., Harlan
“2006 Connector, Cable and Cable Assembly Survey,” No. 3, p. 8. Howe, Jr., Harlan, Richard Mumford and

Michael Puttré
“Military Microwaves 2006 – Current Viewpoints on Air Defense Systems,” No. 6, p. 8.

Laszlo, Zord Gabor
“Metric Radars Win Reprieve in Hungary,” No. 6, p. 48.

Prema, Ted
“Connector Torque Requirements,” No. 3, p. 18.

Rangwala, Noman and Rick Myers
“Smart Partitioning for WiMAX Radios,” No. 11, p. 6.

Rosenberger Hochfrequenztechnik
“A Flexible Microstrip Connector,” No. 3, p. 24.

San-tron Inc.
“Braze-free Type N Right Angle Connectors,” No. 3, p. 30.

Southwest Microwave Inc.
“High Density Interconnect Solutions,” No. 3, p. 36.

Thales MESL
“Ka-band Waveguide Ferrite Switches and Switch Matices,” No. 6, p. 62.

Winchester Electronics
“Quick Connect SMA Connectors,” No. 3, p. 40.