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CMOS: Front-End Electronics for Radiation Sensors

Angelo Rivetti
August 01, 2017

CMOS: Front-End Electronics for Radiation Sensors offers a comprehensive introduction to integrated front-end electronics for radiation detectors, focusing on devices that capture individual particles or photons and are used in nuclear and high energy physics, space instrumentation, medical physics...

Wireless Transceiver Circuits: System Perspectives and Design Aspects

Woogeun Rhee
August 01, 2017

Modern transceiver systems require diversified design aspects as various radio and sensor applications have emerged. Choosing the right architecture and understanding interference and linearity issues are important for multi-standard cellular transceivers and software-defined radios. A...

Analytical Evaluation of Nonlinear Distortion Effects on Multicarrier Signals

Theresa Araújo, Rui Dinis
August 01, 2017

Due to their ability to support reliable high quality of service as well as spectral and power efficiency, multicarrier modulation systems have found increasing use in modern communications services. However, one of the main drawbacks of these systems is their vulnerability to nonlinear distortion...

Finite Element Analyses of Eddy Current Effects in Turbogenerators

SC Bhargava
July 31, 2017

Eddy currents, so‐called owing to their general shape like "eddies", manifest as induced currents in all metallic – magnetic or non‐magnetic – regions exposed to time varying or generally alternating magnetic fields whether of power or higher frequencies. It is imperative to apply appropriate...

The Virtual Mind: Designing the Logic to Approximate Human Thinking

Niklas Hageback
July 28, 2017

The Virtual Mind: Designing the Logic to Approximate Human Thinking, through an in-depth and multidisciplinary review, outlines and defines the underpinnings for modelling human thinking through approximating the mind. Whilst there are plenty of efforts underway trying to mimic the brain, its...

An Introduction to Microwave Measurements

Ananjan Basu
July 27, 2017

Go Beyond Basic Distributed Circuit Analysis An Introduction to Microwave Measurements has been written in a way that is different from many textbooks. As an instructor teaching a master’s-level course on microwave measurements, the author recognized that few of today’s graduate electrical...

Computational Intelligence Paradigms for Optimization Problems Using MATLAB®/SIMULINK®

S. Sumathi, L. Ashok Kumar, Surekha. P
July 26, 2017

Considered one of the most innovative research directions, computational intelligence (CI) embraces techniques that use global search optimization, machine learning, approximate reasoning, and connectionist systems to develop efficient, robust, and easy-to-use solutions amidst multiple decision...

Aeronautical Telecommunications Network: Advances, Challenges, and Modeling

Sarhan M. Musa, Zhijun Wu
July 26, 2017

  Addresses the Challenges of Modern-Day Air Traffic Air traffic control (ATC) directs aircraft in the sky and on the ground to safety, while the Aeronautical Telecommunications Network (ATN) comprises all systems and phases that assist in aircraft departure and landing. The Aeronautical...

Introduction to Nonimaging Optics, Second Edition

Julio Chaves
July 26, 2017

Introduction to Nonimaging Optics covers the theoretical foundations and design methods of nonimaging optics, as well as key concepts from related fields. This fully updated, revised, and expanded Second Edition: Features a new and intuitive introduction with a basic description of the advantages...

Low-Visibility Antennas for Communication Systems

Albert Sabban
July 26, 2017

Low-visibility antennas have many attractive features, such as being low-profile, flexible, lightweight, small-volume, and low-cost. Low-Visibility Antennas for Communication Systems provides explicit guidelines for the development of these antennas. Offering valuable insight into emerging antenna...

Data Fusion Mathematics: Theory and Practice

Jitendra R. Raol
July 26, 2017

Fills the Existing Gap of Mathematics for Data Fusion Data fusion (DF) combines large amounts of information from a variety of sources and fuses this data algorithmically, logically and, if required intelligently, using artificial intelligence (AI). Also, known as sensor data fusion (SDF), the DF...

Electromagnetic Fields in Biology and Medicine

Marko S. Markov
July 26, 2017

Through a biophysical approach, Electromagnetic Fields in Biology and Medicine provides state-of-the-art knowledge on both the biological and therapeutic effects of Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs). The reader is guided through explanations of general problems related to the benefits and hazards of...