Microwave Journal® launches a new podcast series, "RF Industry Icons," and in the second episode we talk with Les Besser, inventor of COMPACT (Computerized Optimization of Microwave Passive and Active CircuiTs) software, the first commercially available circuit simulation software, and founder of the RF training company, Besser Associates. COMPACT software was ultimately sold to Ulrich Rohde and acquired by Ansoft which is now owned by Ansys. Learn about this evolution of RF simulation software as told through Les Besser's story.
Microwave Journal launches a new podcast series, "RF Industry Icons" by talking with James Rautio, founder of Sonnet Software/Maxwell Expert/IEEE Life Fellow/Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Editors Pat Hindle and Gary Lerude discuss with Jim his early experiences with wireless technology, launch of Sonnet Software, Maxwell hero, IEEE work and advice for young engineers.