John Oncea

John Oncea

John Oncea is the Editor of RF Globalnet and Photonics Online.


  • Detecting, Tracking, And Discriminating Incoming Threats With X-Band Radar

    X-Band radar is used extensively in military defense, automotive safety, and environmental monitoring where its versatility extends to applications such as missile guidance systems, aerial surveillance, and advanced driver-assistance systems. It’s also highly effective at sea, including in the Sea-Based X-Band Radar.

  • What To Expect At SATELLITE 2024

    Today there is unlimited opportunity for companies to take advantage of the efficiencies, savings, and benefits that satellite and space technology can offer. That opportunity is bringing with it exponential growth and rosy predictions about the resiliency and future outlook of the industry. How can you keep up with all of this growth? Attending SATELLITE 2024 would be a good start.

  • Radar Antennas: Applications, Types, And Market Dynamics

    Radar antennas play a vital role in various applications such as weather forecasting, traffic control, and military operations. Current market growth is being driven by increasing demand across industries, advancements in technology leading to more efficient and eco-friendly options, and government regulations. Let’s take a closer look at these unsung heroes of modern radar systems.

  • Charting The Sky: Space Domain Awareness In An Evolving Space Landscape

    Space agencies around the world are gearing up for a busy year with numerous launches on the docket. Space domain awareness is crucial to ensure the safety and security of space operations, as well as for detecting, characterizing, and countering threats to space systems.

  • Even Cables Are Beautiful: A Fascinating Journey Through The History Of Electronics

    Inspired by a shorted tantalum capacitor, two engineers discovered a hidden world inside electronic components, displaying the accidental beauty of their intricate designs. Hours of polishing, cleaning, and photographing resistors, capacitors, and inductors have revealed a captivating aesthetic.

  • NASA Soon To Rely More On Communications Providers

    As NASA winds down its TDRS constellation, it has partnered with SATCOM providers to fill in the communications gaps and reduce the risk of data loss and communication delays for future missions.

  • Love In The Lab: 3 Couples Who Were More Than Just Lab Partners

    When the scientist in Thomas Dolby’s “She Blinded Me With Science” exclaimed, “Good heavens, Miss Sakamoto, you're beautiful!” it didn’t mark the first time love found its way into a lab. Couples have been mixing amor and research for centuries and here, we take a look at five famous pairings – some of which resulted in Nobel Prizes!

  • Future First: The Making Of Mobile World Congress Barcelona

    MWC Barcelona is a must-attend event for anyone interested in mobile technology. It is a great opportunity to learn about the latest trends, network with industry leaders, and explore new business opportunities.

  • Beyond Silicon: The Potential Of Graphene In Semiconductors

    The first working semiconductor made of graphene outperformed one made of silicon leading to speculation that graphene could be the future of computing. But will graphene replace silicon, despite challenges such as the lack of a natural bandgap, scalability, integration with existing technologies, and long-term reliability?

  • I’ll See Your Autonomous Vehicle And Raise You An Autonomous Train

    Autonomous trains are used in various settings, including urban transit systems, metro and subway networks, freight transportation, and high-speed rail. They offer the potential to enhance the reliability and safety of train travel.