Aerospace/Defense

Aerospace and defense related resources including GPS and satellite communications, radar, and electronic warfare.

Quartz Crystal Resonators and Oscillators for Frequency Control and Timing Applications – A Tutorial

Author: 

John R. Vig

This extensive tutorial provides a thorough foundation for the understanding of piezoelectric/crystal resonators properties and behaviors. The table of contents provides insight into just how comprehensive this tutorial is:

1. Applications and Requirements
2. Quartz Crystal Oscillators
3. Quartz Crystal Resonators
4. Oscillator Stability
5. Quartz Material Properties
6. Atomic Frequency Standards
7. Oscillator Comparison and Specification
8. Time and Timekeeping
9. Related Devices and Applications

Free Webcast: Introduction to Radar

Author: 

Scott Bullock

Register now with Microwave Journal Magazine for instructor Scott Bullock's one hour webcast on Introduction to Radar this March 28, 2018.

The following topics are covered:

  • Radar Detection and Ranging
  • Pulse vs Continuous wave with applications
  • Radar Modulation
  • Radar Path Budget - Basic Radar Equation
  • Radar Range Equation
  • Range Ambiguity and Mitigation
  • Maximum and Minimum Detectable Range
  • Plan Position Indicator – PPI and A-Scope

Electronic Warfare and Radar Systems Engineering Handbook

Author: 

Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division

This public-domain book provides concise descriptions of concepts related to RF, radar, microwave components, and more.

This handbook is designed to aid electronic warfare and radar systems engineers in making general estimations regarding capabilities of systems. This handbook is sponsored by the NAVAIR Director of Electronic Warfare/Combat Systems Department.

In Compliance Magazine

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Transceiver and System Design for Digital Communications

Author: 

Scott Bullock

In this 5th Edition, the author continues to evaluate various novel techniques and design methods for the modulation and transmission of digital data, allowing the readers to gain a firm understanding of the processes needed to effectively design wireless data link communication systems. Since the author regularly runs industry seminars based on this book, he is continuously updating the book material. This edition includes thorough updates of all chapters including all concepts and revised and new figures.

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