Nancy Friedrich

Editor-in-Chief
Microwaves & RF

Nancy Friedrich began her career in technical publishing in 1998. After a stint with sister publication Electronic Design as Chief Copy Editor, Nancy worked as Managing Editor of Embedded Systems Development. She then became a Technology Editor at Wireless Systems Design, an offshoot of Microwaves & RF. Nancy has called the microwave space “home” since 2005.

Articles by Nancy Friedrich
Interview: Eran Eshed, Co-Founder, Altair Semiconductor
Eran Eshed, Co-Founder of Altair Semiconductor, offers his thoughts on the LTE landscape.
Drone Controversy Continues
A large part of the population—in the US and probably abroad—is concerned about drones, and their numbers and efforts are growing.
Photonics Modulator Reaches 60 Gb/s
By successfully creating silicon photonics modulators that use advanced modulation formats, IME and Fujikura are paving the way for future ultra-high-bandwidth long-haul telecommunications.
What’s Next For ST-Ericsson
In closing down the remaining parts of ST-Ericsson in the early part of 2013, Ericsson and STMicroelectronics believe they have found a strategy that maximizes their respective future prospects and growth plans.
Standards Update
From competing wireless power standards to the latest in Wi-Fi and ZigBee, the industry is pushing specifications forward to meet future technology and product needs.
Get A Handle On Oscillator Phase Noise And Jitter
When it comes to phase noise and jitter in oscillators, superior performance can be obtained with very high Q crystals and a good discrete topology.
Industry Mourns Loss Of Jerry Fishman, ADI CEO
On March 31, 2012, Jerry Fishman, Analog Devices’ CEO, passed away suddenly—leaving a company and an industry to grieve his loss.
RFMD Changes GaAs Strategy
By altering its GaAs sourcing, RFMD expects to optimize manufacturing capacity, lower costs, and generate more stable operating results.
Take An In-Depth Look At IEEE 802.11ac
This white paper provides an introduction to IEEE 802.11ac documents, requirements, and the PHY, which encompasses the channel structure, frame formats, preamble fields, and data fields.
Compact Automotive Antennas Juggle Multiple Bands 1
With some multiband antenna designs moving to the dashboard region of the car, these two designs take into account the challenges involved in this trend and strive to overcome them.
Architecture Cracks Terahertz Power Generation And Tuning
Using a coupled oscillator structure with a novel power generation and combining method, power generation and tuning can be performed in terahertz circuits without impacting each other.
Single Chip Houses WiFi And ZigBee 1
This SoC, which integrates a multi-mode baseband and RF on a single die, features a flexible dual-core architecture based on the ARM Cortex-M3 processor. It targets low-power and line-powered applications supporting the “Internet of Things,” such as smart energy
Interview: Jim Doyle, President and CEO of East Coast Microwave Distributors
Jim Doyle, President and CEO of East Coast Microwave Distributors, talks change with MWRF.
NASA Seeks STEM Education Partners
NASA wants to leverage the resources and abilities provided by partners in order to improve the efficiency and maximize the impact of its STEM efforts.
Hinode Satellite Captures Eclipse Image
Thanks to image sensors, the Hinode satellite was able to capture this image of a solar eclipse.
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