This page is meant to provide reference material for classes taught by Dr. Rick Campbell. Information is added as it becomes available.
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Professional Resume January 2014 CV
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Office 20-11 Fourth Avenue Building
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In Fall 2013 the class designed, built, and deployed a solar-powered off-grid recovery beacon
Photo 1: Example Ugly Constructed first prototype by Suraj Nair
Photo 2: Example EPL second prototype by Suraj Nair
40 milliwatt beacon signal by Ken Kimura, Hillsboro, received by ionospheric reflection in Seattle
using advanced signal processing techniques developed by PSU Alum Richard Campbell in collaboration
with the class. 3rd signal in from left
In Winter 2013 the class designed, built, and deployed recoverable sonobouys for marine life monitoring
Photo 1: Prototype Sonobouy
Photo 2: Preparing to Launch
Photo 3: Deployed--note rubber ducky and fishing line recovery system
Dr. Campbell's slides from Recent IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society chapter meeting
"Off Grid Interconnected Devices"
note: large file
Dr. Campbell's slides from Invited Paper to COMPASS 2013 Cascade Microtech/Agilent Users Conference
"On-Wafer Measurements in RFIC Design"
9 September 2013
Dr. Campbell's slides from Invited Paper to IEEE Sustainable Technology Conference
"Electromagnetic Green Spaces for Research and Recreation"
1 August 2013
Dr. Campbell's slides from a Presentation to the QRP ARCI Conference, Dayton Ohio, May 16 2013
"Hard Rock: A Modular Approach to Experimental Radio"
16 May 2013
Dr. Campbell's white paper on the Instrumentation Receiver described in the QRP Presentation
"A Black Box HF-VHF Instrumentation Receiver"
Dr. Campbell's slides from a PSU Graduate Seminar
"Small Science -- Big Impact"
1 May 2013
Engineering Building PSU
Dr. Campbell's slides from an industry presentation
"Teaching Analog-RF Electronics from 1Hz to 1THz"
4 January 2013
Dr. Campbell presented at the Local Chapter Meeting of the IEEE MTT Society
"Hardware Project-Based Microwave Engineering Education"
24 October 2012
Slides MTT Local Chapter Talk
Dr. Campbell's white paper on Microstrip Filter Design without using a Computer
"Designing a Printed Microstrip Filter Without a Computer"
Example FR4IC--low frequency signal conditioning circuit
low-power low-distortion low-noise audio amplifier
200Hz - 4kHz bandpass response
Basic audio amplifier circuit board with complementary symmetry output
Approximately 0.5 watt output at clipping using 13.8 volt supply
Build November 2015
Stereo pair of 0.5 watt audio amplifiers
15 Watt per channel Stereo
Spring 2013 ECE323 Midterm Exam
These are new course notes for classes taught in 2013
ECE 510 Instrumentation and Measurement I course materials
Please attend the CRAW Seminar Wednesday March 5 from 2:30 to 4:00 in the Dean's Conference Room
These are current Instrumentation and Measurement activities on the Oregon Coast.
Note: Extra Credit for appropriate questions to Dr. Shearman about his measurement system hardware.
some of Dr. Shearman's other work involves deploying inexpensive temperature sensors on commercial fisherman crab pots
Dr. Campbell's Analog Signal Labs has three laboratories in off-campus locations.
Each has external antennas and access to signals and natural environments not available at an urban campus.
The primary focus of Analog Signal Labs is the hardware/electronics transition between the natural world
Electromagnetic and Acoustic environments and the input to an Analog to Digital Converter (ADC) for subsequent
Digital Signal Processing (DSP).
The Rad Lab is the primary design, fabrication, test, and measurement facility for
new RF and analog signal processing hardware, antennas, and sensor platforms.
Analog Signal Labs has historically focused on Direct Conversion systems, innovative IQ modulator/demodulators and applications, printed
circuit board microwave transmit and receive systems, wide in-channel dynamic range receivers, near field sensors, and 2 element arrays.
Recent work includes low-noise balanced measurements, floating ground amplifiers, and modulated scatterer telemetry.
Here is a violin microphone system developed in collaboration with Geesman Violins Violin Microphone
Matched Pairs of Sensors, Analog and Digital Signal Processors for 2 Element Array studies
Analog Signal Labs is engaged in formal and informal collaborations with the 1/f Noise Lab at Cascade Microtech, the Microwave
Device Characterization Lab at TriQuint Semiconductor, Wireless Remote Sensing lab at Lizard Monitoring, Kanga US, Geesman Violins,
and a steadily growing list of other Portland laboratories engaged in low-noise, high-frequency and on-wafer measurements.
A most delightful and entertaining set of collaborations involves the extended community of recently retired former Bell Labs colleagues,
academic scientists, and Research engineers who invented the technical world as we know it and haven't slowed down a bit now that
they are free to pursue curiosity-driven basic rather than externally-funded applied research.
HMS Bounty was a school ship, an extended community, an iconic bit of history,
and a gathering place for thousands of her students and former crew.
14 of her crew were successfully rescued. Deckhand Claudene Christian did not survive.
The Coast Guard continues to search for her Captain, Robin Walbridge.
These are short essays on pertinent or impertinent topics of current interest
They may appear at the rate of one per month
These are new course notes in development for upcoming classes
Material added as it becomes available
These are course notes from professional development classes taught by Dr. Campbell
Format is short presentation followed by in-depth white board discussion
This page is archived reference material for the Microwave Design courses previously taught by Dr. Campbell.
ECE432/532 Final Project Template Download
Exam 1 Materials for ECE432 ECE532 Microwave Engineering Spring 2010
Course Outline for Spring 2010 ECE510 Low Power Wireless
click here to download
ECE510 Final Project Template Download
Take-Home Exam 1 for Low Power Wireless Spring 2010
Syllabus and Outline for Winter 2010 ECE431 and ECE531 Microwave Engineering Classes
click here to download
Winter 2010 In-Class Exercise Thursday Jan 21
The first In-class exam is on Thursday January 29.
Lab study project for Winter 2010
Syllabus and Outline for West Side Fall 2009 RFIC Design Class
Syllabus for 2008-2009 RF Design Sequence
click here to download
Dr. Campbell can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winter 2009 ECE431/531 study materials
Also see the Fall 2008 study materials. The first In-class exam is on Thursday January 29.
Spring 2009 ECE510 technical exercise
Due in class Wednesday May 27
Spring 2009 ECE532 study materials
Also see the Spring 2008 and Winter 2009 study materials. The first In-class exam is on Thursday April 23
Winter 2009 ECE532 study materials
Also see the Spring 2008 study materials. The first In-class exam is on Wednesday January 28.
Fall 2008 study materials for first exam
These are examples taken from previous exams. The In-class exam on Monday October 26 will cover the same material.
Fall 2008 1st exam
Fall 2008 2nd exam
Spring 2008 study guides
Spring 2008 quiz 2
Winter 2008 study guides
LTSpice Downloads Winter 2008
Archive ECE 332 Course Information for reference
This page is archived reference material for the Spring Quarter 2008 Electromagnetics II class taught by Dr. Richard Campbell.
Syllabus for Spring 2008
click here to download
ECE 332 Labs and Simulations
Archive ECE531 study guides and other important PDFs for reference
Archive ECE532 study guides and other important PDFs for reference
Older study guides
Recent Designs by R. Campbell
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