Handbook of RF/Microwave Components And Engineering / Edition 2

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The most comprehensive treatment to appear in book form.

• Covers all-important components in microwave technology.

• Provides a wealth of essential principles, methods, design information and references for today's complex and rapidly changing field of high frequency engineering.

• The handbook editor is a well-known researcher, author, journal and book editor.

• Contributors are all leading researchers and practitioners.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471390565
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/3/2003
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1824
  • Product dimensions: 7.09 (w) x 10.02 (h) x 3.11 (d)

Meet the Author

KAI CHANG is a professor in the Electrical Engineering Department of Texas A&M University where he teaches and performs research in microwave devices and circuits. Previously he was a section head at TRW, Inc. where he was responsible for millimeter-wave integrated circuit component and subsystem development. Prior to this, Dr. Chang was a supervisor at Hughes Aircraft Company, where he was involved in the development of microwave circuits, millimeter-wave oscillators, and power combiners. Dr. Chang is the author of a number of book chapters and has published over 90 technical papers on microwave circuits, components, and subsystems. He earned his PhD in electrical engineering at the University of Michigan.

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Table of Contents



1. Transmission Lines (I. Bahl).

2. Transmission-Line Discontinuities (K. Gupta).

3. Filters, Hybrids and Couplers, Power Combiners, and Matching Networks (I. Bahl).

4. Cavities and Resonators (M. Dydyk).

5. Ferrite Control Components (W. Hord).

6. Surface Acoustic Wave Devices (D. Morgan).

7. Quasi-Optical Techniques (P. Goldsmith, et al.).

8. Components for Surveillance and Electronic Receivers (J. Tsui & C. Krueger).

9. Antennas I: Fundamentals and Numerical Methods (F. Schwering, et al.).

10. Antennas II: Reflector, Lens, Horns, and Other Microwave Antennas of Conventional Configuration (D. Bodnar, et al.).

11. Antennas III: Array, Millimeter Wave, and Integrated Antennas (R. Mailloux, et al.).

12. Antennas IV: Microstrip Antennas (Y. Lo, et al.).

13. Antennas V: Active Integrated Antennas (J. Fredrick & T. Itoh).

14. Mixers and Detectors (E. Kollberg). 

15. Multipliers and Parametric Devices (J. Archer & R. Batchelor).

16. Semiconductor Control Devices: PIN Diodes (J. White).

17. Semiconductor Control Devices: Phase Shifters and Switches (A. Sreenivas).

18. Transferred Electron Devices (C. Sun).

19. IMPATT and Related Transit-Time Devices (K. Chang & H. Kuno).

20. Microwave Silicon Bipolar Transistors and Monolithic Integrated Circuits (C. Snapp).

21. FETs: Power Applications (H. Hung).

22. FETs: Low-Noise Applications (T. Midford).

23. High-Electron-Mobility Transistors: Principles and Applications (J. Zimmermann & G. Salmer).

24. Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors and Applications (J. Yuan).

25. Oscillators and Frequency Synthesizers (U. Rohde).

26. RF Components (V. Nair).

27. Microwave Superconductors (C. Sans & G. Liang).

28. Microwave MEMS and Micromachining (H. De Los Santos, et al.).


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