22 March 2023
Electronics | Highly Cited Papers in 2022 in the Section “Microwave and Wireless Communications”

The Section “Microwave and Wireless Communications” invites advanced theories and technologies across a wide spectrum. These can be related to microwave and millimeter wave communication, including radar sensor, etc., which may be a fundament or application, element or system, hardware or software, methodology theory or measurement. We hope to present state-of-the-art technologies in this Section.

As Electronics is an Open Access format, you have free and unlimited access to the full text of all the articles published in our journal. We welcome you to read our most highly cited papers published in 2022 below:

1. “A Road towards 6G Communication—A Review of 5G Antennas, Arrays, and Wearable Devices”
by Muhammad Ikram, Kamel Sultan, Muhammad Faisal Lateef and Abdulrahman S. M. Alqadami
Electronics 2022, 11(1), 169;
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2. “A Survey on LoRaWAN Technology: Recent Trends, Opportunities, Simulation Tools and Future Directions”
by Mukarram A. M. Almuhaya, Waheb A. Jabbar, Noorazliza Sulaiman and Suliman Abdulmalek
Electronics 2022, 11(1), 164;
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3. “A Novel Meander Bowtie-Shaped Antenna with Multi-Resonant and Rejection Bands for Modern 5G Communications”
by Yanal S. Faouri, Sarosh Ahmad, Naser Ojaroudi Parchin, Chan Hwang See and Raed Abd-Alhameed
Electronics 2022, 11(5), 821;
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4. “AlexNet Convolutional Neural Network for Disease Detection and Classification of Tomato Leaf”
by Hsing-Chung Chen, Agung Mulyo Widodo, Andika Wisnujati, Mosiur Rahaman, Jerry Chun-Wei Lin, Liukui Chen and Chien-Erh Weng
Electronics 2022, 11(6), 951;
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5. “A Multi-Slot Two-Antenna MIMO with High Isolation for Sub-6 GHz 5G/IEEE802.11ac/ax/C-Band/X-Band Wireless and Satellite Applications”
by Abdullah G. Alharbi, Jayshri Kulkarni, Arpan Desai, Chow-Yen-Desmond Sim and Ajay Poddar
Electronics 2022, 11(3), 473;
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6. “High-Isolation MIMO Antenna for 5G Millimeter-Wave Communication Systems”
by Muhammad Bilal, Syeda Iffat Naqvi, Niamat Hussain, Yasar Amin and Nam Kim
Electronics 2022, 11(6), 962;
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7. “Recent Studies Utilizing Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Solving Data Collection, Aggregation and Dissemination Challenges in Wireless Sensor Networks: A Review”
by Walid Osamy, Ahmed M. Khedr, Ahmed Salim, Amal Ibrahim AlAli and Ahmed A. El-Sawy
Electronics 2022, 11(3), 313;
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8. “Design and Characterization of Compact Broadband Antenna and Its MIMO Configuration for 28 GHz 5G Applications”
by Musa Hussain, Esraa Mousa Ali, Syed Muhammad Rizvi Jarchavi, Abir Zaidi, Ali Imran Najam, Abdullah Alhumaidi Alotaibi, Ahmed Althobaiti and Sherif S. M. Ghoneim
Electronics 2022, 11(4), 523;
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9. “Recent Developments and Challenges on Beam Steering Characteristics of Reconfigurable Transmitarray Antennas”
by Qasim Ali, Waseem Shahzad, Iftikhar Ahmad, Shozab Safiq, Xi Bin, Syed Muzahir Abbas and Houjun Sun
Electronics 2022, 11(4), 587;
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10. “Mobility Management Issues and Solutions in 5G-and-Beyond Networks: A Comprehensive Review”
by Maraj Uddin Ahmed Siddiqui, Faizan Qamar, Muhammad Tayyab, MHD Nour Hindia, Quang Ngoc Nguyen and Rosilah Hassan
Electronics 2022, 11(9), 1366;
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11. “A Survey on CubeSat Missions and Their Antenna Designs”
by Sining Liu, Panagiotis Ioannis Theoharis, Raad Raad, Faisel Tubbal, Angelos Theoharis, Saeid Iranmanesh, Suhila Abulgasem, Muhammad Usman Ali Khan and Ladislau Matekovits
Electronics 2022, 11(13), 2021;
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12. “Counteracting Selfish Nodes Using Reputation Based System in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks”
by Muhammad Fayaz, Gulzar Mehmood, Ajab Khan, Sohail Abbas, Muhammad Fayaz and Jeonghwan Gwak
Electronics 2022, 11(2), 185;
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13. “Indoor Positioning System Based on Bluetooth Low Energy Technology and a Nature-Inspired Optimization Algorithm”
by Primož Bencak, Darko Hercog and Tone Lerher
Electronics 2022, 11(3), 308;
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14. “Performance Analysis of Multi-User MIMO Schemes under Realistic 3GPP 3-D Channel Model for 5G mmWave Cellular Networks”
by Daniel Gaetano Riviello, Francesco Di Stasio and Riccardo Tuninato
Electronics 2022, 11(3), 330;
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15. “A Compact Sub-GHz Wide Tunable Antenna Design for IoT Applications”
by Rifaqat Hussain, Saad I. Alhuwaimel, Abdullah M. Algarni, Khaled Aljaloud and Niamat Hussain
Electronics 2022, 11(7), 1074;
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16. “A Review on SIW and Its Applications to Microwave Components”
by Augustine O. Nwajana and Emenike Raymond Obi
Electronics 2022, 11(7), 1160;
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17. “A New mm-Wave Antenna Array with Wideband Characteristics for Next Generation Communication Systems”
by Mehr E Munir, Abdullah G. Al Harbi, Saad Hassan Kiani, Mohamed Marey, Naser Ojaroudi Parchin, Jehanzeb Khan, Hala Mostafa, Javed Iqbal, Muhammad Abbas Khan and Chan Hwang See et al.
Electronics 2022, 11(10), 1560;
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18. “Energy-Efficient Routing Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks: Architectures, Strategies, and Performance”
by Trupti Mayee Behera, Umesh Chandra Samal, Sushanta Kumar Mohapatra, Mohammad S. Khan, Bhargav Appasani, Nicu Bizon and Phatiphat Thounthong
Electronics 2022, 11(15), 2282;
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19. “Interference Challenges and Management in B5G Network Design: A Comprehensive Review”
by Osamah Thamer Hassan Alzubaidi, MHD Nour Hindia, Kaharudin Dimyati, Kamarul Ariffin Noordin, Amelia Natasya Abdul Wahab, Faizan Qamar and Rosilah Hassan
Electronics 2022, 11(18), 2842;
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20. “Enhanced Millimeter-Wave 3-D Imaging via Complex-Valued Fully Convolutional Neural Network”
by Handan Jing, Shiyong Li, Ke Miao, Shuoguang Wang, Xiaoxi Cui, Guoqiang Zhao and Houjun Sun
Electronics 2022, 11(1), 147;
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