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Issue 5 • Date May 2008

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  • Front cover - IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): c1
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  • [Inside front cover]

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    Provides a listing of current committee members and society officers. View full abstract»

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  • Staff

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  • Contents

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  • In this issue - Technically

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  • Systems of systems [From The Editor-in-Chief]

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  • System of systems engineering - New challenges for the 21st century

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 4 - 19
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    The concept of system of systems (SoS) and the challenges ahead to extend systems engineering (SE) to system of systems is introduced. The birth of a new engineering field may be on the horizon - system of systems engineering (SoSE). A SoS is a collection of individual, possibly heterogeneous, but functional systems integrated together to enhance the overall robustness, lower the cost of operation... View full abstract»

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  • Latest trends in radar system testing

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 20 - 25
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    Radar systems were initially limited to military applications, but today most people encounter radar applications everyday. Given the broad range of applications, a variety of radar types and technologies have emerged to meet unique needs. This paper discusses about the latest advances on system performance and testing of radar systems. When performing characterization of a radar receiver design, ... View full abstract»

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  • Rad Lab, Luie Alvarez, and the development of the GCA Radar Landing System: A Memoir

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): A-1 - A-16
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    MIT Radiation Laboratory-or Rad Lab - was the center of microwave radar development in the US during World War II. Rad Lab designed essentially all of the microwave radars used in that war. Additionally, it created the fundamental knowledge, theory, circuits, and components used in those systems. GCA (ground control of approach, radar system for landing aircraft at night and in bad weather) was on... View full abstract»

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  • Onboard pilot and remote copilot for aviation safety, security & cost reduction

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 26 - 31
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    The 21st Century Aviation System can reduce the cost of flying, while substantially increasing the safety and security of cargo and carrier aircraft with an onboard pilot/s and a remote copilot residing in a secure ground-based simulator. View full abstract»

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  • Analysis of surface micro machined RF MEMS phase shifters

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 32 - 35
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    Development of low loss radio frequency micro-electro-mechanical (MEMS) phase shifters for radar and telecommunication applications is presented. Numerical simulation results using electromagnetic simulator tools (CST - Germany) along with fabricated wafer level measurement results of two distributed MEMS phase shifters are presented herein for upstate capacitive bridge position. The distributed M... View full abstract»

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  • UWB radar for human being detection [same as "UWB radar for human being detection", ibid., vol. 21, n. 11, 06]

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 36 - 40
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    UWB radar for detection and positioning of human beings in a complex environment has been developed and manufactured. The novelty of the radar lies in its large operational bandwidth (11.7 GHz at -10 dB level) combined with high time stability. Detection of respiratory movement of a person in laboratory conditions has been demonstrated. Based on experimental results, human being radar return has b... View full abstract»

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  • Addenda [additional references for "Moving Object Detecting Method in Video" by O. Yang, vol 23, no 1, Jan 2008"]

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    Additional references are provided for "Moving Object Detecting Method in Video" by O. Yang, vol 23, no 1, Jan 2008. View full abstract»

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  • Radar Handbook, 3rd Edition (M.I. Skolnik, Ed; 2008) [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 41
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  • William M. Brown [Obituary]

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 42 - 43
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  • Conference Report

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  • Announcement

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  • Membership Application

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  • AESS Meetings & Conferences

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  • [Back cover]

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 IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine is a monthly magazine that publishes articles concerned with the various aspects of systems for space, air, ocean, or ground environments as well as news and information of interest to IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society members.

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