Microwave Journal has developed and published an enhanced Microwaves Basics section online. This comprehensive library is based on content from the books "Microwaves and Wireless Simplified" by Thomas S. Laverghetta and “Handbook of RF, Microwave, and Millimeter-Wave Components” by Leonid A. Belov, Sergey M. Smolskiy and Victor N. Kochemasov, both published by Artech House, plus "Mixer Basics Primer: A Tutorial for RF & Microwave Mixers” by Ferenc Marki & Christopher Marki of Marki Microwave.  

If your work involves microwave or wireless communications technology or you just want to brush up on your technology basics, the Microwave Basics Library provides a good understanding of key concepts, technological terms, components, devices, measurements and applications. The Microwave Basics is made up of eight sections:

  • Introduction to Microwaves
  • Microwave Applications
  • Transmission Lines
  • Basic Microwave Measurements
  • Switches and Matrices Basics
  • Microwave Mixer Tutorial
  • Amplifier Fundamentals
  • Top 10 RF Technologies
  • RF, Wireless and Microwave Engineering Foundation Online Course (The Technology Academy, U.K.)

The new Microwave Basics Library is available at www.microwavejournal.com/microwavebasics.  

The Microwave Basics section is part of Microwave Journal’s eLearning resources featured on the website’s main menu, which also contains webinars, design tools, 5G mmWave training course, eBooks, white papers, a history of wireless and an acronyms glossary. The eLearning resources are a full suite of technical information that provide comprehensive, educational content covering nearly any RF/microwave topic in the world, and compliments the technical articles, application notes, perspectives and product feature articles that are published monthly in the magazine and also available on the website.