IMS 2012

Online Show DailyWelcome to Microwave Journal's Online Show Daily coverage of the IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium 2012 in Montreal, June 17-22. Our coverage included exclusive content from conference organizers, exhibitors, the latest product releases, social media, May show issue technical articles and analysis from our editors.

IEEE MTT-S IMS 2012 - GaN Goes Mainstream - Show Summary

Read our full summary of the conference and exhibition here.

Images from IMS

Montreal Convention CtrCheck out the IMS2012 photo gallery showing images from the exhibition, parties and other events. Don't forget to post your pictures on our Facebook page, and we will select a few to be included in our post show graphic novel.

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Multi-media coverage

Video Interviews and Demos

Microwave Journal produced 15 videos including interviews and product demonstrations from the show floor.

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Special Panel Sessions:

Device Characterization Methods & Advanced RF/Microwave Design

Special IMS 2012 MicroApps Presentation - Wed. June 20, 12:00-1:30 pm

Where are the emerging RF market opportunities for GaN?

Special IMS 2012 panel session - Wed. June 20, 8:00-10:00 am, Room 516

MTT-S IMS 2012 Wrap-up


Twitter Feed for IMS2012


IEEE MTT-S IMS 2012 - GaN Goes Mainstream
June 27, 2012

More IMS2012 News and Articles


Special Daily Show Drawings

Solve the MWJ Puzzler - May 2012 by using the clues and look up the vendor’s product description in the Product Showcase to find the answers.  Turn in a completed Puzzler to MWJ Booth 2018 for a daily drawing to win a Kindle Fire.

Passport to IMS2012Pickup your Passport to IMS2012 at any of the booths of participating companies and collect at least 6 stamps on Tues by visiting them.  Turn in the completed passport to Microwave Journal Booth 2018 for daily prize drawings.  To learn more, visit the Passport to IMS2012 web site.

IMS2012 Product Showcase via Pinterest

Amplifier and Module products
Software and Test &Measurement products
Cable and Connector products
Source and Timing products
Passive and Control products
Materials, Manf. Equipment and Services

Microwave Journal Blogs

Follow the editors and guest bloggers for commentary on subjects of interest surrounding IMS2012

May 2012 Show Issue Feature Articles

Oh Canada!

By David Vye - Editor, Microwave Journal

Overview of Microwave Journal’s coverage of the 2012 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium and Exhibition

Goliath’s Fall

By David Vye - Editor, Microwave Journal

Explores the history of Nortel and the microwave companies it created

Bienvenue – Welcome to IMS 2012

By Ke Wu, IMS 2012 General Chairman

I am very excited about this much discussed and anticipated year of 2012, which promises to be a special year for all of us.

RFIC 2012 General Chair’s Message

By Albert Jerng, RFIC 2012 General Chairman

Welcome to the 2012 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC) Symposium, which will take place in Montréal, Canada ( on June 17-19, 2012.

79th ARFTG Microwave Measurement Conference

By Dominique Schreurs, ARFTG Conference Chair

Welcome to the 79th Automatic RF Techniques Group (ARFTG) Microwave Measurement Conference being held at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal, on Friday, June 22, 2012.

IMS 2012 MicroApps

By James Weiler, IMS MicroApps 2012 Chair

The Microwave Application Seminars (MicroApps) –scheduled for the Palais des congrès de Montréal (Montréal Convention Center), June 19-21, 2012, as part of IMS 2012 –is a series of concise application note technical presentations given by exhibitors that are distinct and separate from yet complementary to the IEEE technical sessions.


By Microwave Journal Staff

A graphic novel depicting the lighter side of Microwave Week – dreaming about Maxwell and Hertz

Microwave Life Savers: Small Companies at IMS That May Keep You Afloat

By David Strand, Strand Marketing

It would be very difficult to see every booth at a tradeshow. But isn’t it great to come away from a show with a hidden gem that you stumbled upon? Here are a few to put on your schedule.

IMS 2012 Social Media Scene

By Patrick Hindle - Editor, Microwave Journal

Last year, in preparation for MTT-S IMS, I wrote about Twitter (and related apps) starting to be used by RF/microwave companies. At that time, social media had not really caught on in our industry.

IMS Show Floor

By Microwave Journal Staff

Your Product Guide
to the Show Floor

IMS 2012 Exhibitor List

By Microwave Journal Staff

The following list is complete as of April 12, 2012. Exhibitors in red have an ad in this issue.

IMS Product Showcase

By Microwave Journal Staff