Historical Highlights of Microwaves

A quick review of important points in history related to microwave science
The history of our industry is a productive mix of theory and pragmatism. James Clerk Maxwell, a brilliant theoretician, predicted the existence of electromagnetic (EM) waves in a paper presented in 1864, although their form was not the four-equation set used today. James Rautio has penned a more complete...
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Technology Enables New Components

In last year’s November Microwave Journal article on components, Harlan Howe, Jr. authored an insightful and interesting article covering the history of microwave components. A whimsical Figure 1 depicted a dinosaur staring into the antenna of the first stone-age radar, while Figure 4 depicted a lady sitting on top...
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