Editor’s Picks

  1. International Team Observes First Radio Counterpart To Gravitational Waves
    10/16/2017

    Radio astronomers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Radio Astrophysics and Sensing Section, in collaboration with an international team from the Caltech-led Global Relay of Observatories Watching Transients Happen (GROWTH) project, measured the first ever detection of radio emission from colliding neutron stars nearly 124 million light years from Earth.

  2. Mathematicians From RUDN University Have Modeled 5G Mobile Communication Of The Future
    10/9/2017

    Scientists from RUDN University have created a mathematical model of reliable microwave communication for mobile phones and other devices.

  3. Researchers Invent Breakthrough Millimeter-Wave Circulator IC
    10/6/2017

    Columbia Engineering researchers, led by Harish Krishnaswamy, associate professor of electrical engineering, in collaboration with Professor Andrea Alu’s group from UT-Austin, continue to break new ground in developing magnet-free non-reciprocal components in modern semiconductor processes.

  4. The Week In 5G: UK, Australia Raise Stakes On 5G and Europe Conducts First Real-World 5G Trial
    10/17/2017

    German company Deutsche Telekom, Europe's largest telecoms provider, says it has successfully tested Europe's first ultra high speed 5G antennas in a real-world setting. Meanwhile, United Kingdom officials just earmarked £25 million in grants for 5G testbeds and trials as a way to shore up government support. In similar fashion, the Australian government has announced a 5G road map outlining its regulatory approach in supporting 5G networks in the country.

  5. Ohio State Researchers Design 'Hovering' Millimeter Wave Antennas
    10/13/2017

    Researchers at Ohio State University’s ElectroScience Laboratory (ESL) are designing "hovering" or suspended high-gain millimeter-wave antenna arrays that boost wireless signals and alleviate the crowded electromagnetic frequency spectrum.

  6. New Antenna In Alaska Expands Spacecraft Communications Capabilities
    10/4/2017

    NASA’s newest communications antenna became operational today following a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Alaska Satellite Facility in Fairbanks. The antenna will increase the agency’s communications support to Earth-observing missions.

  7. U.S. Air Force Introduces 'Revolutionary' Ultra-Compact Antennas
    10/6/2017

    By coupling the acoustic resonance of a small antenna with the electromagnetic wave, researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate have succeeded in scaling antenna sizes down to 90 percent smaller than state-of-the art compact antennas. 

  8. 3D Mapping Of Rooms Using Radar
    10/17/2017

    Engineers from University Alliance Ruhr have developed novel signal processing methods for imaging and material characterisation with the aid of radar.