Microwave Technology Basics

If your work involves microwave or wireless communications technology, our Microwave Basics reference articles and online course provide you with a basic understanding of key concepts, technological terms, components, devices and applications—all easily explained in down-to-earth language. Most of the content is based on information from the book "Microwaves and Wireless Simplified" by Thomas S. Laverghetta, available at Artech House and “Handbook of RF, Microwave, and Millimeter-Wave Components” by Leonid A. Belov, Sergey M. Smolskiy and Victor N. Kochemasov published by Artech House and "Mixer Basics Primer A Tutorial for RF & Microwave Mixers” by Ferenc Marki & Christopher Marki. The EM Basics are explained by Prof. Raymond Rumpf in a video using a visual explanation of the concepts.

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Electromagnetic Basics

~80 min video covering everything you want to know about electromagnetics

Prof. Rumpf was challenged with introducing all of electromagnetics in one hour to students entering college. This video does that in about 80 minutes so close. He tried to explain everything visually just using the math for reference. Watch this well-done video to learn most of the basics of EM theory.


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Switches and Matrices Basics

From “Handbook of RF, Microwave, and Millimeter-Wave Components” by Leonid A. Belov, Sergey M. Smolskiy and Victor N. Kochemasov published by Artech House