Welcome to Microwave Journal's Online Show Daily coverage of the IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium 2011 in Baltimore, June 5-10. Our coverage this year includes exclusive content from conference organizers, exhibitors, the latest product releases, social media and analysis from our editors. We will begin posting show related news, editorial features, and newsletters on May 16th.

Now that the show has ended, here is our complete IMS2011 wrap up with a show summary, product reviews, videos and pictures.

Recent News and Commentary

Twitter Feed for IMS2011

June 20:
NXP Announces Grand Prize Winner of First-ever High Performance RF Design Challenge

Skyworks Unveils High Power, Ceramic-based Filters

NIC Develops Hermetically Sealed Cavity Filter

June 16:
IMS 2011 Attendance Up With Nearly 9,000 Participants

Agilent Technologies Introduces Highest Performance Microwave PNA Network Analyzers

TriQuint Announces Milestones Related To GaN Developments

Reactel Touts Low Frequency, High Power Notch Filter

AR RF Spotlights Tactical Booster Amplifiers

NIC Spotlights New Cavity Filter Diplexer Series

CST Announces Curved Finite Elements Now Also For The Eigenmode Solver

K&L Microwave Touts UHF Diplexer

June 15:
Nuhertz Technologies Introduces an Electromagnetic Co-Simulation Technique

Past News and Commentary Articles


Multi-media coverage

Video Interviews and Demos

Microwave Journal has produced 20 video interviews and demonstrations from the IMS2011 show floor including an interview with the chairs discussing the show, the leaders of NI and AWR discussing the merger and booth demonstrations from leading suppliers. Select the link below to view our entire video coverage.

Watch MWJ Videos from IMS2011

Images from IMS2011

Check out the IMS2011 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.

IMS2011 Photo Gallery>>

Microwave Flash Focus: IMS Exhibitor Previews

May 23 - Featuring Component offerings from Aeroflex/Weinschel, Anaren, Crystek, Delta, ET Industries, JFW Industries, Narda and Pivotone

May 24 - Featuring Semiconductor offerings from Aeroflex/Metelics, ADI, B&Z Technologies, EM Research, M/A-COM Tech, Mass Bay Technologies, RFMD, TriQuint and Z-Comm

May 25 - Featuring Subassemblies and Materials from AML Communications, ARC Technologies, Ciao Wireless, CPI, Cumming Microwave, Empower, MITEQ and Rogers

May 26 - Featuring Cables and Connectors from Emerson, MIcable, San-tron, Southwest, Teledyne, Thunderline-Z, TRU and Wavetronix/Res-net Microwave

May 31 - Featuring Software and Test Equipment products from Agilent, Ansys, AR, AWR, Auriga, CST, Holzworth, Maury, Remcom, R&S, Sonnet and Tektronix

June 1 - Featuring Components from ATC, Anatech, Ducommun, Minicircuits, NTC, Reactel, Richardson, Teledyne, UTE, Vectron and Werlatone

June 2 - Featuring Semiconductor products from CTT, Hittite, QuinStar, Skyworks, Sumitomo, Valpey, WIN

Microwave Journal Editor's Blog

Follow the editor's blog for commentary on subjects of interest surrounding IMS2011

May 2011 Show Issue Feature Articles

Trending the Conference
David Vye, Editor, Microwave Journal

Overview of Microwave Journal's coverage of the 2011 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium and Exhibition

Made in Maryland: Filter Lore from Gaithersburg to the Eastern Shore
David Vye, Editor, Microwave Journal

Reflections of two entrepreneurs who launched successful businesses in Maryland and were largely responsible for developing the region into a hotbed of filter companies

IMS 2011 General Chair's Message
Jeffrey M. Pond, IMS 2011General Chairman

RFIC 2011 General Chair's Message
David Ngo, RFIC 2011 General Chairman

77th ARFTG Microwave Measurement Conference
Mohamed Sayed, ARFTG Conference Chair

IMS 2011 MicroApps: A Perfect Match
Rafi Hershtig and Tim Dolan, 2011 MicroApps Co-Chairmen

Introduction to a forum designed for participating exhibitors to present the technology and capabilities behind their products

Women in Microwaves (WIM) Reception
Sherry Hess, WIM Organizer

Insight from a second year veteran on the Women in Microwaves and invitation to participate in this year's WIM Reception

Opportunities and Challenges: RF Industry in 2011
Greg Peters, Agilent Technologies Inc., Santa Clara, CA

Opportunities and challenges that the RF industry will face in 2011 from a test and measurement perspective

Microwave Technology at the NRL
Jeffrey M. Pond, Naval Research Laboratory and IMS General Chair, Washington, DC

The Naval Research Laboratory's contributions to microwave technology and outlook on future developments

Twitter Together at MTT-S IMS
Pat Hindle and Kristen Anderson, MWJ Staff

Tips on social media involvement around the show using Twitter and other useful group apps

MWJ Staff

A graphic novel depicting the lighter side of Microwave Week and its characters

2011 IMS Exhibitors
MWJ Staff

Alphabetical listing of companies participating in the Microwave Week exhibition and their respective booth numbers

The Puzzler - May 2011
MWJ Staff