Microwave and Wireless Components Letters

Microwave and Wireless Components Letters Overview

The IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters (MWCL) is published monthly with the purpose of providing short papers (up to 4 pages; 3 pages of text plus up to 1 page of references) of original and significant contributions relevant to all aspects of microwave/millimeter-wave technology, with emphasis on devices, components, circuits, guided wave structures, systems and applications covering the frequency spectrum from microwave and beyond, including submillimeter-waves and infrared.

The IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters (MWCL) is the preeminent publication of short papers concerning RF and microwave technology, with an Impact Factor of 2.374 and an acceptance rate of 25%. The median publishing time from submission to publication is 16 weeks.

The Letters are available to digital subscribers through IEEE Xplore.

Authors interested in submitting a manuscript for publication in MWCL should first read the Information for Authors page for the Letters. MWCL is now accepting submissions of up to four pages (3 pages of text plus up to 1 page of references).

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The Tatsou Itoh Award is given annually and recognizes the author(s) of the best paper published in the IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters in the previous calendar year. All past Tatsou Itoh Award papers can be viewed here.