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Brent Dietz

Brent Dietz, director of corporate communications at Qorvo, has seen a lot of engineering and technology during 30+ years in the tech industry. His primary role is making geek-speak understandable to the non-geek public, reporters and non-technical analysts. It's challenging — simplifying without distorting — and it helps to have a sense of humor. Brent does, which he shares with Microwave Journal readers from time to time.

Beating the Summer Heat

Feel like it's too hot this summer? Well, we're not the only ones sensitive to the heat. Qorvo's Brent Dietz reminds us that RF systems can become temperamental when they get too hot and often require special technologies to keep running as advertised.

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Survive the Wave of 5G Hype

How to surf the 5G wave in Hawaii

The waves surrounding Hawaii next week may be dwarfed by the tsunami of hype about 5G expounded at the International Microwave Symposium. Worried that you might get swept out to sea, Qorvo's Brent Dietz offers this cautionary perspective.

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The Alternative Facts of RF

With the new term "alternative facts" propagating across our culture, Brent Dietz looks at a few of the alternative facts in the RF world and sets the record straight.

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The Web World of RF

Thankfully, for those answering holiday questions about hinterplexers, the world is digital. There’s an app for slide rules and a whole world of online RF resources to uncover the most arcane RF/microwave facts. Brent Dietz shares his favorites.

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The Bottom 10 IoT Gifts

Looking for gift ideas for the office Yankee Swap? Brent Dietz has done the work for you, compiling a list of high-tech gifts that are sure to be re-gifted.

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Go Small or Go Home!

In a world where success is often equated with being big, small has always been prized in electronics. And there's no better example than the RF front-end of a smartphone, says Qorvo's Brent Dietz.

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GaN On!

Brent Dietz has been counting all the varieties of GaN, some you've heard of and some you probably haven't. They're all vying for a place in the market, which leads Brent to say, "GaN on!"

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