Author Insights

The Need to Secure Medical Devices with Axel Wirth, Chris Gates and Jason Smith

The authors of Medical Device Cybersecurity for Engineers and Manufacturers explain the need to secure medical devices in the market today: The medical device industry was the first industry to be regulated to produce secure embedded devices, which left manufacturers in the odd position of being trailblazers in what is often unfamiliar territory. Secure development …

Telecommunication Electronics with Dante Del Corso, Roberto Quaglia, Vittorio Camarchia and Paolo Bardella

Authors Dante Del Corso, Roberto Quaglia, Vittorio Camarchia and Paolo Bardella describe the benefits of their book, Telecommunication Electronics, and the problems their book helps solve: The book describes various units and circuits of a telecommunication systems, from functional levels to the circuit details and examples. Emphasis is on functions which characterize such systems, such …

Applications of Geographic Information Systems for Wireless Network Planning with Francisco Saez de Adana

Artech House author, Francisco Saez De Adana, an author of Applications of Geographic Information Systems for Wireless Network Planning, explains how the computer tool referenced in his book enriches both the text and experience beyond reading: The idea of developing a computer tool like the one described in our book came up some years ago. We …

Filling the Gap with Bogatin’s Practical Guide to Transmission Line Design and Characterization for Signal Integrity Applications.

Artech House author Eric Bogatin has released our first-ever multimedia eBook, Bogatin’s Practical Guide to Transmission Line Design and Characterization for Signal Integrity Applications, and gave us insight with regard to the gap his book fills in the market today. Transmission lines are traditionally taught in college and graduate school with a great deal of mathematical …

RTT Technology Topic: Polar Bears Dividends – The Gravity-Defying Economics of Polar Constellations

In this month’s technology topic/posting we look at how satellites in polar and near polar low earth orbits add value and review present cost and performance trends. The story starts 60 years ago with the launch of the first Transit satellite navigation system satellite into a 600 nautical mile polar orbit. Working at 150 MHz …

Polarization in Electromagnetic Systems with Warren Stutzman

Artech House author Warren Stutzman gave us insights into his motivations for writing his book, Polarization in Electromagnetic Systems, Second Edition: Electromagnetic waves are characterized by four parameters: frequency, intensity, direction of propagation, and polarization.  The last of these is the least understood and is often inadequately addressed in system design.  Perhaps that is due to …