Workshops & Courses

Advanced Design Seminars
Topics : The company's new spectral-domain system simulator, SPECTRASYS, is presented. Focus will be on practical implementations of systems using SPECTRASYS to detect signal peak paths, conducted emissions, adjacent channel distortion and channel power measurements.
Site : See
Dates : April 2-May 30, 2002
Contact : Eagleware Corp., 635 Pinnacle Court, Norcross, GA 30071 (678) 291-0995.

MEMS for RF/Wireless Applications
Topics : Will provide an understanding of the potential and limitations of MEMS as applied to RF/wireless communications systems. Test included with registration, "An Introduction to Microelectromechanical (MEM) Microwave Systems."
Site : Waltham, MA
Date : April 5, 2002
Contact : Bob Alongi, IEEE Boston Section, (781) 890-5290, fax (781) 890-5294 or e-mail: sec.

RF Power Amplifiers, Classes A Through S
Topics : How the circuits operate, how to design and when to use each of them. Course is designed for those concerned with designing any type of RF power amplifier product.
Site : Waltham, MA
Date : April 24, 2002
Contact : Bob Alongi, IEEE Boston Section, (781) 890-5290, fax (781) 890-5294 or e-mail: sec.

Advanced Technology Workshop on Ceramic Technologies for Microwave and Photonic Packaging
Topics : Critical issues in packaging for microwave and photonic technology, essential in reducing time-to-market, costs and wide-scale deployment of these rapidly growing technologies.
Site : Providence, RI
Dates : May 2-3, 2002
Contact : IMAPS, 611 2nd Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002 USA (202) 548-4001, fax (202) 548-6115 or e-mail:

Antennas: Principles, Design and Measurements
Topics : Antenna fundamentals, arrays, wire antennas, broadband antennas, horns, reflectors, antennas in systems, antennas for wireless communications and measurements.
Site : Orlando, FL
Dates : May 20-23, 2002
Contact : Leanne Traver, NCEE, 68 Port Royal Square, Port Royal, VA 22535-0068 (804) 743-5611.

Microwave Antenna Measurements: Far-Field, Near-Field, Compact Ranges and Anechoic Chambers
Topics : Design, use and evaluation of anechoic chambers, far-field, near-field and compact ranges, techniques for the determination of antenna radiation patterns, directivity, gain, polarization and impedance, phase array testing and alignment, radar cross-section measurements and radar imaging techniques.
Site : Northridge, CA
Dates : June 11-14, 2002
Contact : Shirley Lang (818) 677-2146, fax (818) 677-5982 or e-mail:

Advanced Technology Workshop on Passive Integration
Topics : Design, simulation and libraries, material systems, fabrication of passive elements in component platforms, capacitors, connectors, diodes, flex circuits, ferrites, inductors, resistors, thermistors and varistors.
Site : Oqunquit, ME
Dates : June 19-21, 2002
Contact : Robert Hestand, AVX Corp., (843) 444-2886, fax (843) 448-2106 or e-mail:

RF & Microwave Fundamentals
Topics : Understand the principles of RF/microwave engineering, and undertake RF measurements using power meters, spectrum analyzers and network analyzers. Introduction to noise figure and phase noise is also included.
Site : Winnersh, UK
Dates : July 2-5, 2002
Contact : Tracey Bull +44 118 9276741, fax +44 118 9276862 or e-mail: