Another “course refresh” video from Shenzhen 2017 discussing the emerging GPS-III standard and some of the other up-and-coming Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS). This lecture is a follow-on to lectures on basic GPS operation (courtesy our friend Prof. Paul Steffes) and Positioning Errors in GPS.
In 2005, we ran a curated virtual space mission for Georgia Tech’s graduate-level ECE 6390, Satellite Communications. The project was entitled “Martian Wireless Networks” and involved a hypothetical wireless network to link radios across the surface of Mars. The project page archive can be found here and an extended description below. We should acknowledge a big assist from Prof. Paul Steffes for this one as well. [Continue reading]
Tunneling RFID Tags for Long-Range and Low-Power Microwave Applications Francesco Amato; Christopher W. Peterson; Brian P. Degnan; Gregory D. Durgin, IEEE Journal of Radio Frequency Identification, Year: 2018 Some of the best tunneling diode work … [Continue reading]
Enjoy this oddly-prescient essay on which internet companies you should invest in circa 2001. Long before there was a Facebook, a Twitter, or even much of a Google, there was "The Killer App Equation". Some of the prognostication was off-base, but … [Continue reading]