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Special Issue "Microwave Integrated Circuits Design and Application"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 January 2020.
Traditionally, the phased array system has been widely applied in military fields, owing to its adaptive and agile beam controllability for multiple target tracking capability. With the advancement of electronic circuit technology, the phased array antenna, which is the smart antenna in a broader sense, has found global attention in commercial sensing and communications, such as autonomous vehicle and 5G mobile applications, which require wideband technology. In order to satisfy the stringent technological requirements in developing the cost-effective, compact, and wideband phased array system for vehicle and 5G mobile applications, significant efforts have been invested in developing new signal processing schemes and wideband analog/RF technologies.
This Special Issue focuses on the analysis, design, and implementation of the analog/RF; mixed circuit blocks; and cost-effective signal processing schemes applicable for the compact wideband phased array system. The topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Analog/RF IC technologies for wideband operation
- Energy efficient transceiver design and architecture
- Wideband Tx/Rx module for agile phase shifting
- True time delay (TTD) phase shifters
- Cost-effective signal processing scheme for the wideband phased array system
- Various analog and digital beamforming technologies.
Prof. Dr. Jung-Dong Park
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