The IEEE Microwave Magazine is published monthly, with the IMS Special issue in April or May, and an RWW Supplement delivered with the December issue. The Microwave Magazine focuses on the publication of general interest review, tutorial, and survey papers rather than new research.
Most issues of the Microwave Magazine include a “focus section,” in which the technical features are invited by the guest editor, who is an acknowledged expert in the focus topic. The magazine also contains submitted technical articles, either as features or application notes. The technical content of the magazine is about 55 pages per issue, consisting of 4-5 feature articles and 1-2 application notes. Additionally, the magazine contains a number of regular columns, as well as editorial and news items.
The magazine has won two international awards for technical art from the Society for Technical Communication. The current impact factor for IEEE Microwave Magazine is 2.96 (2018). The magazine welcomes review, tutorial, and survey manuscripts in all topics of interest to the microwave engineering community; the time from submission to publication is under 26 weeks.
INFORMATION FOR AUTHORS
Developing an article for the magazine is rather different from writing for a technical journal such as the Transactions, and guidelines for preparation of magazine feature articles and application notes can be found at the following link:
Please study these instructions carefully as you prepare your manuscript.
INFORMATION FOR GUEST EDITORS
As a guest editor, you will be working with the Microwave Magazine editorial team to make your focus section a success. As an acknowledged expert in your field, your responsibilities include inviting articles from other leading experts to create a coherent review of the state-of-the-art of the focus topic. Guidelines for guest editors can be found at:
Articles published in the Microwave Magazine are available to digital subscribers through IEEE Xplore.
THE MICROWAVE MAGAZINE BEST PAPER AWARD
Each year the best paper published in the Microwave Magazine, including in the IMS Special Issue and the RWW Supplement, is selected by a committee paneled by the MTT-S AdCom. The recipient(s) is recognized with a certificate and plaque, presented at the Awards Banquet at IMS. The Microwave Magazine Best paper for 2017 is:
“Pea-Sized mmW Transceivers: QFN-Based Packaging Concepts for Millimeter-Wave Transceivers” by Thomas Zwick, Florian Boes, Benjamin Göttel, Akanksha Bhutani, and Mario Pauli (Volume: 18, Issue: 6, Sept-Oct. 2017).
Sharri Shaw, USA
Nuno Borges Carvalho, Portugal
Simone Bastioli, USA
Luca Roselli, Italy
Christian Fager, Sweden
Almudena Suarez, Spain
Ali Darwish, Egypt
Anding Zhu, Ireland
Mohammad S. Hashmi, India
Jianguo Ma, China
Alfy Riddle, USA
Kamal Samanta, UK
The following MTT-Society volunteers have served as Editors-in-Chief of the Microwave Magazine.
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Articles appearing in the Magazine are indexed in IEEE Xplore and in other abstracting and indexing services. Readers can access an annual index of the Magazine’s articles in the December issue of each year.
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