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EuMC01 Focus Session on 3D/Additive and Inkjet-Printed RF Components, Modules and


Large-Area Smart Skins and Antenna Arrays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
EuMC02 Transmission Lines and New Technologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
EuMC03 Recongurable and Multi-Band Antennas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
EuMC04 Propagation Modelling and Characterisation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
EuMC05 Broadband Planar Couplers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
EuMC06 Integrated Millimetre Wave and Terahertz Antennas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
EuMC07 Measurement of Permittivity and Permeability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
EuMC08 Wireless Systems and Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
EuMC09 Microwave Sensing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
EuMC10 Advanced Waveguide Filter Realisations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
EuMC11 MEMS Based Techniques for Tuneable Devices and Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
EuMC12 Power Dividers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
EuMC13 Multi-Channel and Antenna Array Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
EuMC14 Passive RFID Technologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
EuMC15 Focus Session on Microwave Biosensing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
EuMC16 Advances in Resonators and Transitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
EuMC17 Planar Passive Circuits and Antennas Based on Metamaterials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
EuMC18 Innovative Approaches Enabling Tuneability and Recongurability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
EuMC19 Graphene Devices and Novel Concepts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
EuMC20 Novel Antenna Concepts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
EuMC21 New Modelling Techniques for Guiding Structures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
EuMC22 Wireless Power Transfer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
EuMC23 Special Session: A Tribute to Arthur A. Oliner and His Scientic Heritage for the
European Microwave Community. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
EuMC24 Non Planar Passive Components for Power Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
EuMC25 Microwave-Based Medical Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
EuMC26 Emerging Tuneable and Recongurable Devices and Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
EuMC27 Emerging Technologies and Novel Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
EuMC28 Lumped Elements and Wideband Planar Filters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
EuMC29 Frequency- and Time-Domain Electromagnetic Modelling. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
EuMC30 High Frequency Monolithic VCOs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
EuMC31 Integrated Transceivers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
EuMC32 Filter Synthesis and Practical Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
EuMC33 Characterisation of Material Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
EuMC34 Rectennas and Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27
EuMC35 Emerging Optical Components and Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28
EuMC36 Bioelectromagnetic Sensors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28
EuMC37 Microwave VCOs and Modules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29
EuMC38 Special Session on 50 years of Matthaei, Young, Joness Handbook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30
EuMC39 Microwave Measurements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30
EuMC40 RFID and Energy Harvesting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31
EuMC41 Bioelectromagnetics for Medicine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32
EuMC42 THz Circuits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32
EuMC43 Digital Predistortion and Crest Factor Reduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
EuMC44 Filters Based on SIW Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34
EuMC45 Advanced Antenna Design Methods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35
EuMC46 FSS and AMC: Modelling and Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35
EuMC47 High Data-Rate Wireless Communications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36
EuMC48 Components for Microwave Front-Ends . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37

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EuMC49 Tuneable and Multiband Planar Filters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
EuMC50 Special Session on Asia Pacic Microwave Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
EuMC51 Advances in Metamaterials and EBG Structures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39
EuMC52 Interconnects, Packaging and MCM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39
EuMC53 Advanced Signal Generation Techniques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40
EuMC54 Microwave Techniques for Sensing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41
EuMC55 Advances in Design and Implementation of Planar Filters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42
EuMC56 Planar Passive Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42
EuMC Poster EuMC Poster Session . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43
EuMC/EuMIC01 High Linearity CMOS Power Ampliers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48
EuMC/EuMIC02 GaN RF PA Solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49
EuMC/EuMIC03 From Device Physics to Linear Power Ampliers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50
EuMC/EuMIC04 Device and Circuit-Level Modelling Techniques. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51
EuMC/EuMIC05 GaN Solutions for X- and K-Bands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51
EuMC/EuMIC06 Advanced Architectures for Power Ampliers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52
EuMC/EuMIC07 CMOS and BiCMOS Solutions for RF and Millimetre-Wave PA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53
EuMC/EuMIC08 Technologies and Designs for Low-Noise Circuits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53
EuMC/EuMIC09 Characterisation and Modelling of Dispersion and Noise in Microwave
Transistors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .54
EuMC/EuMIC10 Focus Session on System Level Characterisation and Modelling for Mobile
Communications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55
EuMC/EuMIC11 Focus Session on Advances and New Applications in Carbon-Based
Nanoelectronics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56
EuMC/EuMIC Poster EuMC/EuMIC Poster Session . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56
EuMC/EuRAD01 Antenna Arrays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61
EuMC/EuRAD02 Application-Driven Antenna Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62
EuMC/EuRAD03 Technologies for Communication, Radar and Remote Sensing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62
EuMC/EuRAD04 Antennas for Communication Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63
EuMC/EuRAD05 Phased Arrays: System Aspects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64
EuMC/EuRAD06 Special Session on Autonomous Driving: Status-Quo and the Next Generation of
Automotive RADAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65
EuMC/EuRAD07 Phased Arrays: Components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65
EuMC/EuRAD08 High-Resolution FMCW/SFCW Radars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66
EuMC/EuRAD Poster EuMC/EuRAD Poster Session . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67

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can be tuned over a wide bandwidth. Utilizing only 6 L of uid,


EuMC01 : Focus Session on 3D/Additive which is approximately one twentieth of a drop of water, a 30%,
and Inkjet-Printed RF Components, Modules or 0.4%/r change in resonant frequency can be achieved which is
higher than current cleanroom-fabricated microuidic RF devices
and Large-Area Smart Skins and Antenna in the literature. The high temperature stability of the low-cost
Arrays microuidic lter is presented, which demonstrates below 1%
Venue: Giulia, 09:00 10:40, Tuesday 7th October 2014 variance in resonant frequency for operating temperatures ranging
Chair: Manos Tentzeris, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA from 273K to 332K.
Co-Chair: Luca Roselli, Universit di Perugia, Italy
Inkjet-Printed Elastomeric Millimeter-Wave Devices
Novel Inkjet Printed Modules for Sensing, Radar and Sbastien Pacchini 1 , Sami Hage-Ali 1 , Alinor
Energy Harvesting Applications Togonal 1 , Nicolas Tiercelin 2 , Philippe Pernod 2 ,
Anya Traille 1 , Antony Coustou 1 , Herve Aubert 1 , Philippe Coquet 1 ; 1 CINTRA, Singapore; 2 IEMN, France
EuMC01-04, Time: 10:00
Sangkil Kim 2 , John Kimionis 2 , Manos M. Tentzeris 2 ,
Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS Sylgard 184) has become a popular
Apostolos Georgiadis 3 , Ana Collado 3 ; 1 LAAS, France;
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substrate for stretchable electronics and conformal microwave
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA; 3 CTTC, Spain devices in the 60-GHz band. In this communication we describe
EuMC01-01, Time: 09:00 the fast prototyping and measurements of transmission lines and
Flexible inkjet-printed sensor platforms fabricated on exible antennas at millimeter waves, based on the inkjet printing of silver
substrates are demonstrated to be a sustainable economical so- nanoparticles inks on PDMS. The surface treatment of PDMS and
lution for 2D Zero-Power sensing and active energy harvesting the inkjet printing technique are detailed. There is a good agree-
applications as well as multilayer 3D structures and complete radar ment between modeling and millimeter-wave measurements, thus
systems. Several designs featuring the advantages, challenges and validating the potential of this approach for low cost ultra-exible
prospects of inkjet printing technology are presented. These millimeter-wave electronics.
designs demonstrate not only the feasibility of exible 2D/3D Wireless Power Transmission Based on Resonant
sensing modules on polymer or paper but also the ruggedness and
reliability they have to perform in humid biomedical conditions or Electrical Coupling
harsh outdoor environments. Improving mechanical robustness for Ricardo Dias Fernandes, Joo Nuno Matos,
wearability or conformability and the addition of protective layers
Nuno Borges Carvalho; Universidade de Aveiro,
for corrosion resistance and prevention of component detachment
will improve the foundation for inkjet-printed high-complex mod- Portugal
ules as well as future paths in the area of environmentally-friendly EuMC01-05, Time: 10:20
(green) RF electronics and conformal sensors. A novel technique for wirelessly transferring power over non-
negligible distances is proposed and discussed in this document.
Inkjet-Printed Reection Amplier for In this technique the transfer of power is based on electrical
Increased-Range Backscatter Radio coupling and resonance. In contrast, other systems proposed in
the literature in the same class tend to make use of magnetic
John Kimionis 1 , Manos M. Tentzeris 1 , Apostolos coupling. With prototypes measuring 16 by 16 cm by 3.7 cm at
Georgiadis 2 , Ana Collado 2 ; 1 Georgia Institute of most it was possible to achieve a power eciency of approximately
Technology, USA; 2 CTTC, Spain 40% at a distance of 5 meters. These preliminary results indicate
EuMC01-02, Time: 09:20 that resonant electrical coupling can be used for wireless power
transmission (WPT) purposes.
Building ultra large scale wireless sensor networks (WSNs) requires
very low-power and low-cost sensor designs. Backscatter radio
is a communication scheme that can accommodate for these two EuMC02 : Transmission Lines and New
constraints, as opposed to active radio architectures. For large Technologies
scale applications, backscatter communication range extension is a Venue: Hortensia, 09:00 10:40, Tuesday 7th October 2014
necessity; for this, careful tag design has to be employed, in order
Chair: Marco Dionigi, Universit di Perugia, Italy
to minimize the tag information bit-error-rate (BER) at the reader.
Co-Chair: Cristiano Tomassoni, Universit di Perugia, Italy
Conventional backscatter radio/RFID load modulators achieve
reection coecients whose magnitude is less than unity; thus, the
reection coecients dierence magnitude which is directly Non-Uniform C-Section Phasers for Enhanced Design
related to the backscatter signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) is upper Flexibility in Radio Analog Signal Processing
bounded by | | 2. This is a limitation for SNR maximization,
and alternative system architectures have to be exploited for
Sajjad Taravati 1 , Qingfeng Zhang 2 , Christophe
load modulators. In this work, an architecture is presented that Caloz 1 ; 1 cole Polytechnique de Montral, Canada;
2
overcomes this limitation with the use of a low-power reection SUSTC, China
amplier, which shows a reection coecient greater than unity on EuMC02-01, Time: 09:00
its port. The amplify-and-reect system proposed can be utilized
A non-uniform C-section phaser is introduced as a powerful
to signicantly increase the SNR of the backscattered signals and
approach to enhance the design exibility of uniform phasers.
the uplink range of RF tags.
Moreover, an ecient synthesis technique is provided to design
such phasers. Two design examples are presented. The rst
A Metamaterial-Inspired Temperature Stable example is a single non-uniform C-section phaser. The second one
Inkjet-Printed Microuidic-Tunable Bandstop Filter is a cascaded double non-uniform C-section phaser featuring larger
W. Su 1 , C. Mariotti 2 , B.S. Cook 1 , S. Lim 3 , L. Roselli 2 , group delay swing and bandwidth, and hence higher resolution in
Radio Analog Signal Processing (R-ASP).
Manos M. Tentzeris 1 ; 1 Georgia Institute of Technology,
USA; 2 Universit di Perugia, Italy; 3 Chung-Ang Coupled Line Negative Group Delay Circuits with
University, Korea Very Low Signal Attenuation and Multiple-Poles
EuMC01-03, Time: 09:40 Characteristics
A low-cost and disposable microuidic-tunable bandstop lter Girdhari Chaudhary 1 , Phirun Kim 1 , Jaeyeon Kim 1 ,
is presented which is fabricated utilizing a novel inkjet-printing
Yongchae Jeong 1 , Jongsik Lim 2 ; 1 Chonbuk National
based microuidics platform. The proposed bandstop lter is
based on a split-ring-resonator (SRR) unit cell embedded within University, Korea; 2 Soonchunhyang University, Korea
the ground of a co-planar waveguide (CPW) transmission line. By EuMC02-02, Time: 09:20
loading the capacitive gap of the SRR with an array of uids with This paper presents a novel design of negative group delay circuit
dierent permittivities, the resonant frequency of the resonator (NGDC) with very low signal attenuation (SA) and multiple-poles in

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group delay (GD) characteristics. The very low SA is obtained due


to high characteristics of coupled lines. Theoretical analysis shows EuMC03 : Recongurable and Multi-Band
that the multiple-poles in GD characteristics can provide wider Antennas
negative GD bandwidth and be obtained by connecting coupled
Venue: Iustina, 09:00 10:40, Tuesday 7th October 2014
lines resonators with slightly dierent center frequencies sepa-
rated by quarter-wavelength transmission lines. For experimental Chair: Jozef Modelski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
validation, the NGDCs with 2-poles and 3-poles in GD character- Co-Chair: Christian Waldschmidt, Universitt Ulm, Germany
istics are designed, simulated, and measured. The measurement
results have a good agreement with theoretical predictions. Frequency Tunable Patch Antenna with Electrically
Actuated Supported Polymer Membrane
Broadband Monolithic Left-Handed Coupled-Lines
Incorporating Interwoven Capacitor and Stacking Samuel Baron, Benoit Guiard, Ala Sharaiha; IETR,
Inductor France
EuMC03-01, Time: 09:00
GuangFu Li, Hsien-Shun Wu, Ching-Kuang Clive
In this paper, we present a frequency-agile microstrip patch
Tzuang; Tianjin University, China antenna printed on a new soft elastomeric polyurethane (PU) sub-
EuMC02-03, Time: 09:40 strate (r 3.5 at 10 GHz). Membrane suspended over an air cavity
This paper presents the designs of monolithic left-handed coupled technology is used to increase the antenna eciency ( 31.7%)
lines to achieve the coupling bandwidth exceeding 213 GHz. in frequency X band and adds a supplementary degree of freedom
The interwoven-capacitor and the stacking-inductor are applied in the purpose of frequency agility. The membrane deection is
to achieve lower cut-o frequency of left-handed transmission realized by electrical actuation (electromechanical reconguration)
line without sacricing the size of the unit cell. The complex and changes the air gap height between the patch and the ground
propagation constant of the single transmission line is extracted plane and thus the resonant frequency. This actuation depends on
from two-port scattering parameters to theoretically conrm the the initial strain of the membrane. So, a frequency shift from 9.61
prediction. The prototypes of the coupled-line, fabricated by to 9.12 GHz (5.23% under 145 V) is obtained when the membrane
RF CMOS 0.13 m 1P8M technology, are characterized through is relaxed. Besides, it is also shown the potentiality of beveled
the full-wave simulations and the on-wafer measurements. The structure to improve the deection control and strongly reduce the
complex propagation constants in even/odd mode, which are required applied DC voltage to reach close tunability (4.10% under
extracted from four-port scattering parameters, reveal that the 30 V).
coupling bandwidths of the two designs are 213 GHz, and 297
GHz, respectively. Design of a Compact Wideband Slot Antenna Using
Parasitic Reactive Tuning
Crosstalk in Substrate Integrated Waveguides: A
Krishna Naishadham; Georgia Institute of Technology,
Semi-Analytical Approach Based on Side Leakage
USA
M. Pasian, Maurizio Bozzi, L. Perregrini; Universit di EuMC03-02, Time: 09:20
Pavia, Italy Multi-band antennas are increasingly deployed in wireless systems
EuMC02-04, Time: 10:00 (e.g., cellular base stations) utilizing multiple dissimilar radiators
Substrate Integrated Waveguide, an emerging technology for with separate feed networks for each band. A major diculty in
microwave and mm-wave circuits, merges the advantages of planar such design is to control the isolation between bands, and often the
manufacturing techniques (e.g. cost, weight, integration) while elements are widely separated in space, for example, by allocating
oering some benets of tradition all-metal waveguides (e.g. high the antennas for each frequency band to a separate dielectric layer.
quality factor). However, a limit to the integration possibilities Two major challenges to overcome then are the increased array
is posed by the lateral leakage, a typical aspect of Substrate size and weight, and the complexity in feed design. This paper
Integrated Waveguide, which causes a crosstalk between adjacent presents the design of a compact, dual-port, printed slot antenna
transmission lines. that employs parasitic reactive coupling from an inter-digitated
capacitor (IDC) embedded in the microstrip feed line to provide
This paper describes a semi-analytical approach, based on the cal-
broadband impedance matching. An overlay lm above the IDC
culation of the side leakage, able to predict the expected crosstalk
(such as low-loss graphene thin lms) can be incorporated in
between two adjacent transmission lines. A comparison with
the design for additional tunability of the wide frequency band.
measured results is proposed.
Antenna losses are minimized by isolating the IDC and the lm
from the radiator. The eects of the IDC and the overlay lms
Broadside-Coupled Multi-Octave Impedance surface impedance variation are parametrically examined through
Transformer simulations, and the wide impedance bandwidth (greater than
100%) is experimentally corroborated with and without a graphene
Zihui Zhang, Georg Boeck; Technische Universitt overlay lm.
Berlin, Germany
EuMC02-05, Time: 10:20 A Frequency and Polarization Recongurable Patch
This paper presents a novel structure for ultra broadband 4:1 Antenna at K-Band
broadside-coupled PCB impedance transformer. Analysis, sim-
ulations and measurements of the developed transformer are Benjamin Rohrdantz, Chinh Luong, Arne F. Jacob;
introduced and discussed. Three prototypes of the proposed Technische Universitt Hamburg-Harburg, Germany
structure are implemented at center frequencies 5.65 GHz, 4.35 EuMC03-03, Time: 09:40
GHz and 3.65 GHz, respectively with fractional bandwidth of
A K-band patch antenna with recongurable frequency and polar-
greater than 180%. The implemented transformers show an ultra
ization properties is proposed. It can be operated in two distinct
broadband performance with a transmission loss less than 1
frequency bands around 20GHz and can be switched between
dB and return loss at least 10 dB across the desired bandwidth.
left and right hand circular polarization. The operating mode is
During comparison, simulations and measurements are found very
changed by means of pin diodes. The geometry and the radiation
close to each other. To the authors best knowledge the achieved
behavior are optimized for array applications. The antenna relies
performance of the designed transformer is better than so far
on a standard printed circuit board technology. It is therefore
published state of the art results.
well suited for ground segment applications in future Ka-Band
satellite communications. The paper presents the antenna design,
the optimization, and the verication through simulation and
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A Compact and Recongurable Beam Pattern ESPAR data. Results show that pattern diversity can oer improvement
Antenna with Automatic Impedance Matching in perspective of link budget and channel capacity compared to
System single-input single-output system for o-body channels proving
the suitability of miniaturized chip antennas for smart, low power
Sol-Ji Yoo, Kwang-Seok Kim, Tae-Dong Yeo, Soo-Ji Lee, body area networks.
Dong-Jin Lee, Jong-Won Yu; KAIST, Korea
EuMC03-04, Time: 10:00 Narrowband Direction-of-Arrival Estimation of
A compact ESPAR antenna that is composed of 1 active-RF element Near-Field Sources Using Compressed Sensing
and 6 parasitic elements surrounding driven element is proposed Artur Nalobin, Ilona Rolfes; Ruhr-Universitt Bochum,
in this paper. This antenna is operated at 915 MHz and recong-
urable beam patterns that changed not only beam angel but also Germany
beam width. Any beam patterns form, it is available to radiate and EuMC04-04, Time: 15:20
minimize the return loss by using automatic impedance matching This contribution deals with the direction-of-arrival estimation
system. The achievable realized gain is from 3.12 dBi to 4.8 dBi. of narrowband signals in near-eld scenarios using compressed
sensing strategies. The considerations relate to a single snapshot
Substrate Integrated Waveguide Cavity Backed Slot of the signal impinging on a sensor array. For the estimation a
Antenna for Dual-Frequency Application near-eld formulation of the array manifold vector is used. This
approach also allows to draw conclusion on the distance between
Soumava Mukherjee, Animesh Biswas, Kumar Vaibhav the array and the sources. Simulation as well as measurement
Srivastava; IIT Kanpur, India results are provided to present the performance of the proposed
EuMC03-05, Time: 10:20 method.
In this paper, a dual-frequency substrate integrated waveguide Statistical Model for Satellite to Helicopter Radio
(SIW) cavity backed slot antenna has been presented. The unique
slot structure includes a pair of slot stubs connected at the center Channel
of the radiating slot which helps to create an additional hybrid Edgar Lemos Cid 1 , Ana Vzquez Alejos 1 , Manuel
mode resonance at the higher frequency end. As a result, the
Garca Snchez 1 , Santiago Garca Fernndez 2 ;
antenna resonates at two dierent frequencies 8.96 GHz and 15.84 1
GHz with a bandwidth of 240 MHz (2.67%) and 300 MHz (1.89%) Universidade de Vigo, Spain; 2 Armada Espaola,
and gain of 4.47 dBi and 5.4 dBi respectively. The proposed design Spain
has been fabricated and measured results are also presented. The EuMC04-05, Time: 15:40
measured front-to-back ratio (FTBR) of the radiation pattern is 12
We have developed a semi-Markov model for the satellite to
dB and 10 dB respectively and cross polarization level is 20 dB
helicopter radio channel at Ku band. It is a simple narrowband
below at both frequencies in the broadside direction.
model to characterize signal level variations. Firstly, we performed
several propagation measurements using two actual helicopters.
Then, we identied three dierent states in the received signal
EuMC04 : Propagation Modelling and uctuation. The rst one corresponds to a Line of Sight (LoS)
Characterisation situation, with low diraction contributions, and hence small
Venue: Baebiana, 14:20 16:00, Tuesday 7th October 2014 signal level oscillation. The second state corresponds to the
Chair: Nuno Carvalho, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal obstruction of the LoS by the rotor blades, and the signal exhibits
Co-Chair: Stefano Pisa, Universit di Roma La Sapienza, Italy deeper fades and larger level variations. The third state occurs
in between the previous two states, and corresponds to the LoS
situation with signicant diraction contributions. Finally, we
Numerical and Experimental Analysis of UWB Pulse estimated the state parameters from the measurements. We have
Propagation into Human Tissues also considered diversity reception and assessed the performance
Erika Pittella, Stefano Pisa, M. Cavagnaro; Universit di of dierent diversity combining techniques.
Roma La Sapienza, Italy
EuMC04-02, Time: 14:40 EuMC05 : Broadband Planar Couplers
In this paper an experimental validation of the results obtained Venue: Hortensia, 14:20 16:00, Tuesday 7th October 2014
studying the reection of a UWB pulse by a multilayer human Chair: Christian Person, Lab-STICC, France
body model is performed. The simulated received signal presents Co-Chair: Stphane Bila, XLIM, France
a rst reection due to the air-skin interface and a second small
reection due to the interface between the posterior lung wall and
the bone. Measurements with commercial impulse radar have been
Multi-Octave Planar Microwave Slot-Coupled
conducted to assess the simulation results, conrming that the Directional Coupler up to 28GHz with Novel Phase
second refection is well distanced in time from the rst one and Velocity Compensation
that it can be used to detect lung and heart movements associated
with the cardio-respiratory activity. Andreas Oborovski, Maximilian Hofmann, Robert
Weigel, Dietmar Kissinger; FAU Erlangen-Nrnberg,
Indoor O-Body Channel Measurements Using Germany
Miniaturized Chip Antennas with Pattern Diversity EuMC05-01, Time: 14:20
1 1 2 2 A nonuniform symmetrical QTEM-mode directional slot-line cou-
R. Masood , R. Burghelea , A. Carer , M. Le Gentil ,
pler operating in a multi-octave frequency range from 2.5 GHz
O. Sentieys 2 , P. Pajusco 1 , C. Person 1 , Ronan Sauleau 3 ; up to 28.6GHz is presented. The calculated continuously varying
1
Lab-STICC, France; 2 INRIA, France; 3 IETR, France even- and odd-mode line impedances are realized by a 3D electro-
EuMC04-03, Time: 15:00 magnetic (EM) eld simulation of the slot-coupled microstrip cross
In this paper, o-body channel measurements are proposed using section. A new method of even- and odd-mode phase velocity
miniaturized chip antennas (dimension: 7 2 1.20 mm3 ) under compensation, based on a continuously structured prepreg, is
pattern diversity conguration at 2.22.3 GHz. The measurements suggested. A -8.34 dB coupling factor is achieved, showing a
were carried out in a multipath indoor laboratory environment low amplitude and phase imbalance up to 28 GHz. Furthermore,
using two sensors as transmitter and receiver deployed on-body a tandem conguration is evaluated by utilizing two -8.34 dB
and free-space, respectively where each sensor comprises two directional coupler to form a wideband -3.01 dB coupler.
miniature chip antennas oering pattern diversity. The resulting
radio channels have been recorded while varying the inter-sensor
distance. Radio channel parameters such as link budget, power
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On-Chip Miniaturized 3-dB Directional Coupler


Using Coupled Synthesized CPWs on Integrated EuMC06 : Integrated Millimetre Wave and
Passive Device (IPD) Process Terahertz Antennas
Ying-Cheng Tseng, Tzyh-Ghuang Ma; NTUST, Taiwan Venue: Iustina, 14:20 16:00, Tuesday 7th October 2014
EuMC05-02, Time: 14:40 Chair: Andreas Stelzer, Johannes Kepler Universitt Linz, Austria
Co-Chair: Tuami Lasri, IEMN, France
An on-chip miniaturized 3-dB directional coupler is investigated in
this paper using coupled synthesized coplanar waveguides (CPWs)
on the integrated passive device (IPD) process. Coupled spiral Design and Characterization Concepts of a
inductors and MIM capacitors are used to achieve tight coupling Broadband Chip-Integrated Antenna
between the lines. The proposed on-chip coupler is only 15% the
Martin Hitzler, Christian Waldschmidt; Universitt
length of a conventional design in CPW form on the same substrate.
The design principles and experimental results are discussed. A Ulm, Germany
comparison table with the state-of-the-art designs helps support EuMC06-01, Time: 14:20
the uniqueness of the proposed approach. This paper presents the integrated antenna of a frequency mod-
ulated constant wave (FMCW) radar chip operating in the 79 GHz
An Ultra Wideband, High Directivity 3dB Coupler band. Besides the transmitting and receiving mode of the chip,
an alternative to characterize the antenna reection coecient,
Oren Aharoni, Khona Garb, Raphael Kastner; Tel Aviv
gain, and radiation pattern are implemented on chip. The multi-
University, Israel ple options are established by using the focused ion beam (FIB)
EuMC05-03, Time: 15:00 process in combination with a short-circuited quarter wavelength
High directivity is achieved in a 3 dB directional coupler operating transformer. Additionally, a through-reect-line (TRL) calibration
over the 618 GHz range. A symmetric, tri-sectional microstrip is provided on chip to deembed the probe tips. The measured 10
structure is employed with tight and weak coupling at the center dB matching bandwidth of the antenna is 9 GHz with a at gain of
and adjacent sections, respectively. To enhance directivity and 2 dBi and a radiation eciency of about 30%.
return loss in the weak coupling sections, a new design method- Dual Polarised Antenna for THz Space Applications:
ology is used, based on manipulating the gap and metal lines
such that even and odd modes phase velocities are equalized. The Design and Optimization
tight section is designed in a tandem structure. A small physical Nuria Llombart 1 , Ozan Yurduseven 1 , Andrea Neto 1 ,
size (38 mm2 ) is also attained. The method is established with
Ioan E. Lager 1 , Jochem Baselmans 2 ; 1 Technische
simulations and measurements.
Universiteit Delft, The Netherlands; 2 SRON, The
Broadband Branch-Line Coupler with Very Loose Netherlands
Coupling Utilizing Open/Short-Circuited EuMC06-02, Time: 14:40
Coupled-Transmission Lines The design of a dual polarized Leaky Lens Antenna is discussed. Its
performance in case of two possible feeding structures consisting
Tadashi Kawai 1 , Nobuo Nakajima 1 , Akira
of either a microstrip or a coplanar waveguide is examined. The
Enokihara 1 , Isao Ohta 1 , Kei Satoh 2 , Yasunori Suzuki 2 , aperture eciency is optimised by means of a parametric study
Hiroshi Okazaki 2 , Shoichi Narahashi 2 ; 1 University of concerning variable extension lengths. The optimised LLA shows
Hyogo, Japan; 2 NTT DOCOMO, Japan high eciency and clean symmetric patterns in both polarisations.
The resulting antenna is intended to be integrated with a Kinetic
EuMC05-04, Time: 15:20
Inductance Detector, this approach yielding a broadband THz
In this paper broadband branch-line couplers with loose cou- detector with high potential for future space applications.
plings (less than -10 dB) utilizing open/short-circuited coupled-
transmission lines are proposed. By applying the equivalent Small Size 60GHz CMOS Antenna-on-Chip: Gain and
admittance approach to the proposed branch-line coupler, broad- Eciency Enhancement Using Asymmetric Articial
band characteristics with a relative bandwidth of 47.5% for 20 Magnetic Conductor
dB return loss and directivity can be obtained in the case of the
branch-line coupler with a coupling factor of -20 dB. The validity of Adel Barakat 1 , Ahmed Allam 1 , Hala Elsadek 2 ,
this design procedure has been demonstrated by electromagnetic Haruichi Kanaya 3 , Ramesh K. Pokharel 3 ; 1 E-JUST,
simulations and experiments.
Egypt; 2 Electronics Research Institute, Egypt; 3 Kyushu
DC Isolated Directional Coupler University, Japan
EuMC06-03, Time: 15:00
Pavel Turalchuk 1 , Irina Munina 1 , Irina Vendik 1 , Jia
This paper presents a small size 60 GHz Antenna-on-Chip (AoC)
Ni 2 , Jiasheng Hong 2 ; 1 St. Petersburg Electrotechnical designed and fabricated using 0.18 m TSMC Complementary
University, Russia; 2 Heriot-Watt University, UK Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) process. AoC performance is
EuMC05-05, Time: 15:40 enhanced using asymmetric Articial Magnetic Conductor (AMC).
The AoC area including the AMC is 1715 m by 710 m. As AMC
Novel designs of directional couplers with input and output
shields AoC from the lossy CMOS substrate, simulated gain of -0.25
isolation for microwave circuits are proposed. The low-loss direc-
dBi is achieved at 60 GHz for design rule compatible circular AoC
tional coupler on coupled lines designed with implementation of
with 12.8 dB front-to-back ratio (FBR) due to removal of AMC cells
multilayer liquid crystal polymer (LCP) technology is considered
below the AoC. Measurements agree well with simulation results
as a component of phase shifters. Using thin layers of LCP circuit
and conrm operation at the 60 GHz band with a peak measured
material makes it possible to realize a periodical capacitive loading
gain of -3 dBi at 64 GHz.
of coupled lines in order to obtain dc isolation between input and
outputs, which allows signicant simplifying the biasing circuitry A 60-GHz Eciency-Enhanced On-Chip Dipole
of phase shifters and as a result reducing overall size. In line with
Antenna Using Helium-3 Ion Implantation Process
the experimental results of the coupled line structure the insertion
loss does not exceed 0.1 dB in operational frequency band 2.73.2 Rui Wu 1 , Wei Deng 1 , Shinji Sato 1 , Takuichi Hirano 1 ,
GHz. Ning Li 1 , Takeshi Inoue 2 , Hitoshi Sakane 2 , Kenichi
Okada 1 , Akira Matsuzawa 1 ; 1 Tokyo Institute of
Technology, Japan; 2 S.H.I. Examination & Inspection,
Japan
EuMC06-04, Time: 15:20
A 60-GHz CMOS on-chip dipole antenna with eciency-
enhancement technique is presented. A helium-3 ion irradiation

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process is used to reduce the substrate losses of the on-chip (MUT) is placed on top of the ring, which increases the eective
antenna. The radiation eciency of the antenna is doubled using permittivity and therefore introduces a shift of the resonance
the ion implantation technique. The antenna is fabricated in a frequency of the resonator. Electromagnetic eld simulations with
65-nm CMOS technology with a core area of 0.48 mm2 . The on-chip dierent heights and relative permittivities of the MUT provide
antenna achieves a peak gain of -4.1 dBi at 60GHz and a gain a lookup table for the measured resonance frequencies. The
uctuation of around 1dB from 57 GHz to 67GHz. functionality of the proposed measurement setup is validated by
measurement results of dierent MUTs.
A High-Impedance Surface Antenna on Silicon
Interposer for 3D Integrated mmW Transceivers Microwave Complex Permeability of Magnetite
Using Non-Demagnetising and Demagnetising
Ossama El Bouayadi, Yann Lamy, Laurent Dussopt;
Cavity Modes
CEA-LETI, France
EuMC06-05, Time: 15:40 Jerome Alexander Cuenca 1 , Sylke Klein 2 , Reinhold
A novel design of millimeter-wave antennas integrated with a Rger 2 , Adrian Porch 1 ; 1 Cardi University, UK;
2
high-impedance surface (HIS) reector is presented within the Merck, Germany
particular context of 3D heterogeneous integration on silicon EuMC07-04, Time: 17:40
interposer an its specic requirements. Then, the design steps of
This paper investigates the use of a cylindrical microwave cavity
a 60-GHz folded dipole antenna for short-range communications
resonator to measure the complex permeability of mixtures of
are detailed. Simulation and measurement results show promising
magnetite (Fe3 O4 ) and silicon dioxide (SiO2 ) using dierent eld
performances in terms of gain and radiation eciency while a
orientations. The weight percentages of the mixtures are varied
bandwidth enhancement method is proposed for future designs.
and the eective bulk permeability is measured at frequencies
Process and fabrication issues are addressed and an experimental
from 3.8GHz to 10.16GHz using the TM110 and TE0np modes.
validation is proposed with a DC/RF test vehicle.
The calculated permeability using the TM110 mode (where the
sample experiences demagnetisation owing to the perpendicular
eld orientation) is veried using TE0np modes (where the sample
EuMC07 : Measurement of Permittivity and demagnetisation is small). The TM110 measurement follows the
Permeability permeability and loss trends with frequency, demonstrating the
Venue: Aurelia, 16:40 18:20, Tuesday 7th October 2014 eectiveness of this non-invasive technique for measuring the
Chair: Steve Nightingale, Cobham broadband magnetic properties of powder mixtures at microwave
Co-Chair: Adrian Porch, Cardi University, UK frequencies.

Wideband Characterization of Dielectric Material by Applications of Dielectric Periodic Structure in the


New Approaches Based on Near Field Microwave Measurement of Complex Permittivity
Microscopy Weihai Fang, Feng Nian, Peng Fei, Yunmei Cheng, Jun
Jamal Rammal, Olivier Tantot, Nicolas Delhote, Serge Ge; Beijing Institute of Radio Metrology &
Verdeyme; XLIM, France Measurement, China
EuMC07-01, Time: 16:40 EuMC07-05, Time: 18:00

We present in this paper an electromagnetic model based on nite New free-space measurement for complex permittivity has been
elements method for the characterization of dielectric samples proposed in which dielectric periodic structure (DPS) is intro-
with a near eld microwave microscopy, this proposed model duced. Because of the absence of phase information, there are
is a useful tool to determine for, a given microcopy probe, the no instability and phase-shift ambiguity problems. Because of
minimum substrate thickness required to extract accurately the the resonance characteristic of DPS, it can also measure low-loss
substrate relative permittivity and loss tangent. This paper pro- materials. The scattering characteristics of DPS added loss sample
poses a practical application with a wideband characterization layer are systemically analyzed by a method which combines
apparatus. the multimode network theory with the rigorous mode matching
method. The eects of complex permittivity on the amplitudes
and center frequencies of the maximum reections are analyzed in
Monitoring of Electromagnetic Characteristics of
details.
Split Cylinder Resonator and Dielectric Material for
Temperature Characterization
Jamal Rammal, Olivier Tantot, Damien Passerieux, EuMC08 : Wireless Systems and
Nicolas Delhote, Serge Verdeyme; XLIM, France Applications
EuMC07-02, Time: 17:00 Venue: Cecilia, 16:40 18:20, Tuesday 7th October 2014
Chair: Tuami Lasri, IEMN, France
The method of the split cylinder resonator cavity (SCR) is used to Co-Chair: Huib Visser, IMEC, Univ. of Endhoven
characterize accurately and simultaneously in one temperature
cycle, dimensional and electrical characteristics of the cavity and
the electromagnetic properties of a dielectric material. To do this How Do Trac Signs Look Like in Radar?
several modes are used, some to control the cavity and others to Klaudius Werber 1 , Michael Barjenbruch 2 , Jens
control the sample.
Klappstein 1 , Juergen Dickmann 1 , Christian
A Permittivity Characterization Method by Detuned Waldschmidt 2 ; 1 Daimler, Germany; 2 Universitt Ulm,
Ring-Resonators for Bulk Materials up to 110GHz Germany
EuMC08-01, Time: 16:40
Armin Talai 1 , Frank Steinhuer 2 , Achim Bittner 2 ,
In this paper RCS measurements of trac signs, a sign pole and
Ulrich Schmid 2 , Robert Weigel 1 , Alexander Koelpin 1 ; a guide post for dierent viewing angles are presented. The
1
FAU Erlangen-Nrnberg, Germany; 2 Technische signs show strongly angle dependent reection characteristics and
Universitt Wien, Austria several sources of reections. Furthermore, the eects of these
EuMC07-03, Time: 17:20 characteristics relevant for a vehicle approaching a trac sign are
regarded.
An accurate characterization of microwave materials is essential
for reliable high frequency circuit design. This paper presents a These considerations constitute a basis for using such trac
measurement setup, which enables a quick and accurate determi- objects as landmarks for radar based vehicle self-localization.
nation of the relative permittivity of dielectric bulk materials up to
110 GHz. A ring-resonator is manufactured on a well characterized
substrate dealing as reference resonator. The Material Under Test

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Performance Evaluation of In-Band LTE Mobile because it can support variety of frequency bands and modulation
Relays in High Speed Railway Environments techniques. However, a condition of an antenna can become a
bottleneck of the communication system using SDR due to less
Jaime Calle-Sanchez, Mariano Molina-Garca, David exibility of the antenna. For example, when the SDR changes the
De-Antonio-Monte, J.I. Alonso; Universidad Politcnica signal frequency dynamically or the communication system faces
de Madrid, Spain a disturbance such as human body presence, the communication
EuMC08-02, Time: 17:00 eciency becomes small compared to the ideal state due to an
impedance mismatching between the radio and the antenna. In
Nowadays, the increased use of smartphones, laptops and tablets, this study, we propose a communication system that achieves high
has led to an exponential increment of mobile data services in communication eciency by integrating the tunable antenna and
high speed mobility scenarios. Under this scope, the 3GPP work- the SDR. The authors designed the SDR for not only to support
ing group for LTE standardization, is paying more attention to exible communication schemes but also to control the tunable
communication in railways environments. This standardization antenna actively. We considered two practical situations that raise
group is promoting the usage of mobile relay nodes for improving impedance mismatching and performed experiments whether the
performance in high speed railways scenario. In this paper, the proposal communication system can coordinate the impedance
authors investigate the issue of mobile relay capacity improvement of the antenna. We found that the proposed system can provide
for on-board train users and its impact on the overall network a near perfect match by sensing the environment and controlling
performance. the tuned circuit accurately. As a result, it was conrmed that the
3.5kW Wind Turbine for Cellular Base Station: Radar proposed system can improve the utility of SDR by increasing the
communication eciency under various environments.
Cross Section Modelling and Measurement
Tran Vu La 1 , Franois Le Pennec 1 , Fabrice Comblet 1 ,
Serge Elenga 2 ; 1 Lab-STICC, France; 2 IDSUD ENERGIES, EuMC09 : Microwave Sensing
France Venue: Domizia, 16:40 18:20, Tuesday 7th October 2014
EuMC08-03, Time: 17:20 Chair: Christian Waldschmidt, Universitt Ulm, Germany
Co-Chair: Dietmar Kissinger, FAU Erlangen-Nrnberg, Germany
Due to dramatic increase in power demand for future mobile
networks (LTE/4G, 5G), hybrid- (solar-/wind-/fuel-) powered base
station has become an eective solution to reduce fossil fuel
Preliminary Results on Using of Microwave
consumption. Such base stations are powered by small wind Reectometer System for the Diagnostic of
turbines (SWT) having nominal power in the range of 1.57.5 kW. Embedded Structural Anomalies in Timber Structure
In the context of the OPERA-Net2 European project, the study
aims to quantify and possibly mitigate radio interaction between Samuele Beni 1 , Filippo Micheletti 2 , R. Olmi 2 , Cristiano
such SWTs and BTSs. Compared to megawatt WTs, SWTs have the Riminesi 3 ; 1 ELab Scientic, Italy; 2 CNR-IFAC, Italy;
3
diversity of shape, material and orientation (horizontal / vertical). CNR-ICVBC, Italy
Thus, a simple representative model (RSWT) was rst designed. EuMC09-01, Time: 16:40
It is fully metallic to correspond to the worst radio case and its
dimensions are scalable to SWT nominal power. In this paper, the The localization of structural anomalies in timber structures by
RSWT dimensions have been optimized to improve the match of a robust, reliable and an user friendly system are the objects of
RCS between the RSWT and realistic SWT models having the same this research activity. In this contribution, authors present some
nominal power. To verify, comparisons have been done between results of the activity and they highlight the potentiality of this
the RSWT and 3.5 kW Nheowind 3D100 (IDSUD ENERGIES). A scaled technique and its applications. The potentiality of the system as
prototype of the 3.5 kW RSWT with ratio 1:10 was manufactured. diagnostic tool based on non-destructive techniques are certainly
Its RCS as a function of azimuth angle was measured in an ane- useful for the framework of Cultural Heritage, such as others
choic chamber at 9 and 17 GHz with dierent blade positions. frameworks of the building industry.
Comparison between simulation and measurement shows a good
agreement. A Microwave Permittivity Sensing System Based on
a Hybrid Heterodyne Reectometer Circuit
Towards a Broadband Front-End for Cooperative
Spectrum Sensing Networks J. Nehring, M. Schuetz, Robert Weigel, Dietmar
Kissinger; FAU Erlangen-Nrnberg, Germany
Peter Lohmiller 1 , Ahmed Elsokary 1 , Hermann
EuMC09-02, Time: 17:00
Schumacher 1 , Sbastien Chartier 2 ; 1 Universitt Ulm,
In this paper a microwave permittivity sensing system based
Germany; 2 Airbus Defence & Space, Germany on a super-heterodyne reectometer is presented. A set of two
EuMC08-04, Time: 17:40 high directivity directional couplers is utilized for the derivation
Cooperative spectrum sensing in cognitive radio (CR) avoids of a reference and a reection measurement channel from a
hidden terminal problems common to network architectures with 1418GHz stimulus. Integrated Gilbert-cell circuits were fabri-
central sensing nodes. It also lowers the requirements for the cated in a SiGe HBT technology and act as frequency converters
sensing radio front-ends. This paper presents a multi-chip module for the high frequency measurement signals to an intermediate
RF front-end implemented from custom RFICs realized in an frequency of 1GHz. A second mixer stage is implemented for
0.25 m SiGe BiCMOS technology. Using an up/down-conversion further down-conversion to a second IF as low as 20 kHz. Low-cost
heterodyne architecture, the front-end achieves a conversion gain analog-to-digital converters and a digital signal processor provide
exceeding 17.2 dB and a frequency range up to 4.5 GHz. The noise the measurement results on a serial interface. Permittivity mea-
gure between 15.4 dB and 19.8 dB and the input referred third surements with a coaxial dielectric probe were performed on ve
order intercept point (IIP3) of -7.5dBm constitute a noise/linearity dierent mixture ratios of ethanol and methanol.
trade-o and are acceptable for compact distributed sensing
nodes. The module draws 150mA from a single 5V supply. It Humidity Dependent Permittivity Characterization
was validated in real-world sensing scenarios, combined with a of Polyvinyl-Alcohol Film and its Application in
broadband discone antenna, external local oscillators, and a Virtex Relative Humidity RF Sensor
6 FPGA evaluation board.
Donghang Lu, Yuliang Zheng, Andreas Penirschke,
Study on Increasing Eciency of Radio
Alex Wiens, Wenjuan Hu, Rolf Jakoby; Technische
Communication Using Tunable Antenna and
Universitt Darmstadt, Germany
Software-Dened Radio
EuMC09-03, Time: 17:20
Yosuke Saito, Tadashi Ebihara, Koichi Mizutani, Naoto This work addresses the dielectric characterization of polyvinyl-
Wakatsuki; University of Tsukuba, Japan alcohol (PVA) in humidity sensing applications. The PVA lm is
EuMC08-05, Time: 18:00 characterized in relative humidity (RH) range from 12% to 94% over
a frequency span from 1 GHz to 10 GHz, and its suitability for
The demand for a software-dened radio (SDR) is increasing

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RH sensing is veried with a sensor prototype by implementing results of a waveguide evanescent mode lter having 9.95011.000
a resonator. The characterization results of the PVA lm are GHz passband and providing more than 45 dB rejection between
applied to simulate the frequency response of the sensor, and the 11.040 and 11.050 GHz validate the proposed solution.
discrepancy between the simulation and measurement is less than
8%. The maximal average sensitivity of the fabricated sensor is Dual-Band Filters Based on TM Dual-Mode Cavities
42.7 MHz/%RH. Valeria Nocella 1 , Fabrizio Cacciamani 1 , Cristano
New Passive Ceramic Sensor for Corrosion Tomassoni 1 , Roberto Sorrentino 1 , Luca Pelliccia 2 ;
1
Detection Universit di Perugia, Italy; 2 RF Microtech, Italy
EuMC10-02, Time: 17:00
Jamal Rammal 1 , Nicolas Delhote 1 , Olivier Tantot 1 ,
This paper presents a novel geometry for the realization of compact
Serge Verdeyme 1 , Franois Galle 2 , Stphane Rioual 3 ; dual-band waveguide lters. It is based on TM dual-mode cavities
1
XLIM, France; 2 Lab-STICC, France; 3 LMB (EA 4522), that allow for asymmetric ltering functions with N transmission
France poles and N transmission zeros. In contrast to previous works,
EuMC09-04, Time: 17:40 that are limited to structures with a single passband, here the TM
cavity geometry is used to generate one pole in each passband
We present in this paper a new passive ceramic corrosion sensor and two transmission zeros located below, above or between the
which can be integrated into a structure submitted to a corrosive two passbands. Thus, a basic building-block for the design of
environment. The corrosion detection mechanism is based on the multiple-cavity asymmetric dual-band lters is achieved. The use
modication of a resonator frequency as a function of the corrosion of TM cavities signicantly minimizes the lter length without
level. An alumina substrate is covered with a metal enclosure that reducing the RF performances, mainly in terms of insertion loss. A
is protected against corrosion apart from the middle of the top three-cavity TM dual-band lter with six asymmetric transmission
face. This latter, patterned as a grid, is made of a metal sensitive to zeros has been designed and manufactured to validate the pro-
corrosion. The cracks caused by the corrosion in the grid introduce posed geometry.
a capacitive eect and cause a frequency shift of the resonance
mode (fr ), and a degradation of unloaded quality factor (Q0 ) as a New Folded Conguration of Rectangular
function of the corrosion level. Waveguide Filters with Asymmetrical Transmission
A Low-Cost 2.4GHz Frequency Measurement System Zeros
for Microsecond Time Domain Pulses Based on Carlos Carceller 1 , Pablo Soto 1 , Vicente E. Boria 1 ,
Six-Port Technology Marco Guglielmi 2 , David Raboso 2 ; 1 Universidad
Fabian Lurz, S. Lindner, Sebastian Mann, Sarah Linz, Politcnica de Valencia, Spain; 2 ESA, The Netherlands
EuMC10-03, Time: 17:20
Francesco Barbon, Robert Weigel, Alexander Koelpin;
FAU Erlangen-Nrnberg, Germany This paper presents a novel lter topology for the implementation
of asymmetric responses with transmission zeros (TZs) in rect-
EuMC09-05, Time: 18:00
angular waveguide technology. It is based on a compact folded
This paper presents a fast responding frequency measurement E-plane arrangement where adjacent resonators are capacitively
system based on Six-Port technology being able to determine coupled through rectangular slots, and non-adjacent resonators
precisely the frequency of very short time domain pulses of one are coupled through simple inductive windows. The new folded
microsecond and even less in the 2.4 GHz ISM band. By using a conguration allows the introduction of transmission zeros above
delay line the frequency measurement can be reduced to a phase the passband, which can be easily controlled. High order lters
measurement that can be quickly evaluated by the Six-Port network can be designed by cascading an arbitrary number of resonators
implemented with lumped components. The delay line, currently in a folded layout. Components based on this novel conguration
realized by a SMA cable, is extremely sensitive to temperature are amenable to simple manufacturing processes and can be
variations even in the range of 0.1K due to changes of the eective used in high-power environments. A triplexer containing lters
relative permittivity of the inner insulator. Thus, a temperature implemented with the proposed topology has been designed. Mea-
compensation method based on reference measurements is pro- surements of a manufactured prototype are included to validate
posed and nal measurements show that this system can reach a the use of this topology in practical applications.
calibrated and temperature compensated error of only a few parts
per million (ppm). Wide-Band Dielectric Filter at C-Band Manufactured
by Stereolithography
EuMC10 : Advanced Waveguide Filter Yoann Marchives 1 , Nicolas Delhote 1 , Serge
Realisations Verdeyme 1 , Petronilo Martin Iglesias 2 ; 1 XLIM, France;
2
Venue: Flavia, 16:40 18:20, Tuesday 7th October 2014 ESA, The Netherlands
Chair: Ian Hunter, University of Leeds, UK EuMC10-04, Time: 17:40
Co-Chair: Vicente Boria, Universidad Politcnica de Valencia, In this paper, an original solution for dielectric wide bandpass
Spain lters is introduced. A 4-pole lter based on the TM01 mode has
been designed in a single piece including resonators and coupling
Waveguide Evanescent Mode Filters Using High-Q elements. The dielectric part is based on a high permittivity
Bypassed Cavities for Extreme Close-In Rejection material (Zirconia) and has been manufactured using additive man-
ufacturing technology (stereolithography). The breadboard shows
Simone Bastioli, Richard V. Snyder; RS Microwave, USA a Q-factor around 1100, 5% bandwidth at 4GHz with insertion
EuMC10-01, Time: 16:40 losses of 0.25dB and an in-band return loss of -9dB. The intro-
duction of dielectric material for wide bandpass lters provides a
An original solution for the realization of pseudoelliptic evanes-
reduction size which a key drivers for space applications.
cent mode lters with extreme close-in rejection is presented
in this paper. The basic idea consists of using high-Q bypassed Low Insertion Loss 61GHz Narrow-Band Filter
TE201 mode cavities embedded within two or more evanescent
mode resonators. Such a combination of resonators allows the
Implemented with Groove Gap Waveguides
generation of extremely close transmission zeros while realizing Antonio Berenguer, Mariano Baquero-Escudero, Daniel
at the same time relatively wide passbands and stopbands, the Sanchez-Escuderos, Bernardo Bernardo-Clemente,
latter being a typical feature of the evanescent mode lter class. In
contrast with other pseudo-elliptic evanescent mode lters using Vicente E. Boria; Universidad Politcnica de Valencia,
conventional approaches, the insertion loss degradation at the Spain
lter cut-o frequencies is minimized thanks to the high-Q factor EuMC10-05, Time: 18:00
of the bypassed TE201 mode cavities, whose corresponding poles
This paper presents a 61 GHz narrow-band lter, implemented with
are located right at the edges of the passband. The experimental
Groove Gap Waveguide (GGW) coupled resonators. This structure

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does not require metal contact on the side walls and, therefore, A Novel Micro-Fabrication Process for Integration of
is very suitable for mm-wave applications. At these frequencies, Superconductor Niobium-Based RF Circuits with
the manufacturing process imperfections become important, and Gold-Based RF MEMS Devices
an appreciable response deterioration can be found using classical
microwave waveguides, such as the rectangular waveguide. The Sara S. Attar 1 , Paul Laforge 2 , Raafat R. Mansour 1 ;
1
presented lter is a 5 pole Chebyshev lter, having 2,5% relative University of Waterloo, Canada; 2 University of Regina,
bandwidth. An important novelty in this design is the integration Canada
of the coaxial feeding in the bottom metal piece, which allows even
EuMC11-03, Time: 17:20
more manufacturing exibility. The remarkable good results in
terms of insertion losses (1,5 dB), and return losses (13 dB), of the A novel 8-mask fabrication process for the integration of Low
fabricated prototype endorse this technology as a serious solution Temperature Superconducting (LTS) niobium (Nb) RF circuits with
for the mm-wave band. gold-based RF MEMS switches is proposed. A xed and a tunable
3-pole bandpass lter (BPF) are fabricated implementing the new
Nb-based fabrication process. The tunable BPF includes nine
EuMC11 : MEMS Based Techniques for dc-contact RF MEMS switches. The center frequency of the tunable
BPF shifts from 10 GHz to 9 GHz when the three switches that
Tuneable Devices and Systems change the length of the resonators are in the on state and the
Venue: Giulia, 16:40 18:20, Tuesday 7th October 2014 other six are in the o state. The rst version of the tunable
Chair: Fabio Coccetti, LAAS, France BPF is all gold-based, which is measured at room temperature.
Co-Chair: Mehmet Kaynak, IHP, Germany The insertion loss of the all gold-based tunable BPF is close to
5.5 dB. The switches actuation voltage is around 32 V at room
A 010GHz SP16T MEMS Switch for Switched Beam temperature. The xed version of the BPF is fabricated using Nb
as the lossless metal layer. Measurement of the xed Nb-based
Satellite Antenna Systems
BPF shows 4.4 dB improvement in the insertion loss at 4 K. The
P. Farinelli 1 , H. El Ghannudi 1 , A. Cazzorla 2 , Roberto tunable version of the superconducting BPF is also fabricated and
Sorrentino 2 , L. Capponi 3 ; 1 RF Microtech, Italy; measured at 4 K. There is 1 GHz shift in the center frequency of the
2 lter when the three RF MEMS switches are actuated. The actuation
Universit di Perugia, Italy; 3 SpaceSys, Italy voltage of the gold-based RF MEMS switches at 4 K is about 48 V.
EuMC11-01, Time: 16:40
This paper presents the design, manufacturing and testing of MEMS Varactor with High RF Power Handling
a MEMS SP16T switch to be used in open loop recongurable Capability for Tuning of Wideband Low Noise RF
antenna systems. It consists of the hybrid integration of #5 MEMS
SP4T switches (realized on HR Silicon substrate) on a multilayer VCOs
substrate. The bilayer structure allows one to avoid RF and DC G. Kahmen 1 , M. Kaynak 2 , M. Wietstruck 2 , B. Tillack 2 ,
signal crossovers that could degrade the switch performance. The
Hermann Schumacher 3 ; 1 Rohde & Schwarz, Germany;
device is provided with SMA connectors and Control Electronic 2
Board to operate with standard 05V signals. A wideband device IHP, Germany; 3 Universitt Ulm, Germany
was developed, working from DC up to 10GHz. The switch has EuMC11-04, Time: 17:40
been designed using both circuital and full-wave EM models. High Power handling capabilities are not the main focus in MEMS
The simulations are presented in comparison with the measured varactor research and development. In this paper MEMS varactors
performance. The SP16T switch shows return and insertion loss with excellent RF power handling capabilities of up to 16 VPP for
better than 12dB and 3.2dB, isolation better than 24dB from 0 up application in low noise wideband RF VCOs (Voltage controlled
to 10GHz. Tests on the actual antenna systems are on-going. oscillators) have been designed, fabricated and characterized.
These MEMS varactors are embedded in the BEOL (Back end of
Compact 1212 Switch Matrix Integrating RF MEMS line) metallization stack of a state- of-the-art Si/SiGe BiCMOS
Switches in LTCC Hermetic Packages semiconductor process and show an overall capacity ratio of > 4:1.
The pseudo linear tuning range before the membrane snap-down
Franco Diaferia 1 , Francois Deborgies 2 , Sergio is 1.4:1 without and 1.65 after de-embedding of interconnect and
Di Nardo 1 , Beatrice Espana 3 , P. Farinelli 4 , Andrea substrate parasitics. This tuning range is not reduced signicantly
Lucibello 5 , Romolo Marcelli 5 , Benno Margesin 6 , Flavio even when applying RF amplitudes of up to 16 VPP . This high
power handling capability makes this type of MEMS varactor an
Giacomozzi 6 , Larissa Vietzorreck 7 , Francesco Vitulli 1 ; excellent candidate for tuning of wideband ultra-low noise RF
1
Thales Alenia Space, Italy; 2 ESA, The Netherlands; VCOs. The mechanical and RF design was carried out applying a
3
Thales Alenia Space, France; 4 Universit di Perugia, novel interactive approach that allows an in depth understanding
Italy; 5 CNR-IMM, Italy; 6 FBK, Italy; 7 Technische of the various design constrains.
Universitt Mnchen, Germany
Slow-Wave Distributed MEMS Phase Shifter in CMOS
EuMC11-02, Time: 17:00
for Millimeter-Wave Applications
A 1212 Switch Matrix Unit featuring silicon RF MEMS assem-
bled on LTCC boards has been developed under a Contract with B.M. Verona 1 , G.P. Rehder 1 , A.L.C. Serrano 1 , M.N.P.
the European Space Agency (ESA) for satellite communication Carreo 1 , Philippe Ferrari 2 ; 1 Universidade de So
application. The Switch Matrix is a complete Engineering Model Paulo, Brazil; 2 IMEP-LAHC, France
unit, housed in a mechanical box in aluminum with RF coaxial
EuMC11-05, Time: 18:00
connectors and DC connectors for powering and commanding. To
the authors knowledge, it is the rst complex equipment realized This paper presents the rst experimental results of a distributed-
in Europe exploiting the advanced features of the RF MEMS and MEMS phase shifter for millimeter waves applications. It is based
multilayer LTCC technology to achieve a signicant mass and size on a tunable shielded coplanar waveguide (S-CPW) fabricated using
reduction. Full wave simulations of entire structure are reported, the back-end-of-line (BEOL) of AMS 0.35 m CMOS technology. A
as well as test results. Their agreement is good up to the satellite simple maskless post-CMOS etch was used to remove the BEOL
downlink C-band (3.74.2 GHz). An insertion loss of -20dB, return silicon dioxide and release the ribbons of the S-CPW that can be
loss of -10dB and isolation of 4045dB have been measured. The electrostatically displaced, changing the capacitance of the S-CPW,
matrix is passive (not provided with ampliers), having a DC power altering the phase of the propagating signal. A phase shift of 25.1
consumption of less than half watt due to the digital command with an insertion loss of 0.7 dB was measured in an 1120 m-long
circuitry. S-CPW at 60 GHz, under a 60 V bias voltage, resulting in a Figure
of Merit of 36 /dB. The developed approach also leads to a small
insertion loss variation of 0.1 dB. These rst results should be
further improved by optimizing the mechanical design.

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Ultra-Wideband Compact Slot-Coupled 180 Hybrid


EuMC12 : Power Dividers Based on Ultra-Wideband Wilkinson Power Divider
Venue: Hortensia, 16:40 18:20, Tuesday 7th October 2014 Yasmine Abdalla, Hany F. Hammad; German
Chair: Robin Sloan, University of Manchester, UK University in Cairo, Egypt
Co-Chair: Hadia El Hennawy, Ain Shams University, Egypt
EuMC12-05, Time: 18:00

Novel Wideband Balanced Network with Wideband In this paper, a novel 180 coupler is proposed. The proposed
hybrid uses the input port of an ultra wide band Wilkinson power
Common Mode Suppression divider as the summation port and replaces the resistor by an
Wenjie Feng 1 , Wenquan Che 1 , Quan Xue 2 ; 1 NUST, additional fourth port having the same characteristic impedance;
China; 2 City University of Hong Kong, China this port will act as the dierence port. The design of the proposed
hybrid is developed using microstrip line and slot line, hence
EuMC12-01, Time: 16:40
avoiding any complex structures. This conguration results in a
A novel wideband balanced power dividing/ combining network broadband frequency performance where the return loss of the
is proposed in this paper. Based on matrix transformation, the sum port and delta port is less than 10 dB for 80% bandwidth. Due
dierential mode and common mode equivalent circuits of the to its symmetric conguration, the power imbalance and the phase
wideband balanced network can be easily deduced. A planar imbalance between the output ports is less than 0.5 dB and 1 ,
wideband balanced network with bandwidths of 55.3% (|Sdd21, 31 | respectively for over 200% bandwidth. The proposed hybrid also
< 4 dB) for the dierential mode with wideband common mode exhibits summation and dierence port isolation with a measured
suppression is designed and fabricated. The theoretical and mea- result less than -40 dB over the complete range of frequency.
sured results agree well with each other and show good in-band
performances.
EuMC13 : Multi-Channel and Antenna Array
A 1:8 Cascaded Wilkinson Power Divider Technology
Gavin T. Watkins; Toshiba Research Europe, UK Venue: Iustina, 16:40 18:20, Tuesday 7th October 2014
EuMC12-02, Time: 17:00 Chair: Thomas Zwick, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
A high ratio Wilkinson power divider is produced by cascading Co-Chair: Anton Tijhuis, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, The
low ratio dividers. Combining two 1:2 and one 1:3 divider results Netherlands
in a 1:8 ratio. Theoretically the 1:8 divider has an S21 of -0.51dB
and an S31 of -9.54dB. Under simulation the average S21 over a A Dual-Channel Wireless Communication System by
1.72.7GHz band was -0.7dB and the S31 -10.3dB. A prototype Multiplexing Twisted Radio Wave
was built on standard 1.6mm FR4 substrate. The 1:3 divider uses
stacked substrates. Doubling substrate thickness allows a high Zhengyi Li, Yoji Ohashi, Kazumi Kasai; Fujitsu
impedance line to be realized at a sensible width. The measured Laboratories, Japan
average S21 was -1.6dB and the S31 -11.2dB. The FR4 substrate EuMC13-01, Time: 16:40
has an estimated loss of 1.4dB. Allowing for this loss, the power
In order to make full use of current wireless spectrum, we achieve
divider is operating close to the theory.
a dual-channel wireless communication system by multiplexing
twisted radio wave. In this system, a big challenge is antenna
Microstrip Quad Mode Recongurable Power design to generate and combine twisted radio wave. Therefore,
Divider rstly, we propose a stacked antenna to achieve this. Secondly, we
set up the dual-channel wireless communication system at 8.3 GHz
Hany F. Hammad 1 , Yahia M.M. Antar 2 ; 1 German
by adopting the antenna. To our knowledge, this is the rst time
University in Cairo, Egypt; 2 Royal Military College, that a wireless communication system multiplexes two modes of
Canada twisted radio wave. The experimental results show that the system
EuMC12-03, Time: 17:20 doubles the spectrum eciency and reaches a data speed of 1
Gbps with low bit error rate (<10-7 ).
A new quad mode 2-way Microstrip recongurable power divider
is presented. The proposed power divider, through the use of 4
or 6 switches, can alternate the operating mode between a total Performance Assessment and Optimization of an
of 4 modes. The four operating modes are: totally directing the Active Ka-Band Antenna Array with Polarization
power into one of the two output ports (1:0) & (0:1) and two-way Multiplexing
equal power split with + or - 90 phase shifts (1:j) & (j:1). Several
dividers were designed, and simulated. One design was fabricated Karsten Kuhlmann 1 , Benjamin Rohrdantz 2 , Arne F.
and measured; very close agreement was obtained between the Jacob 2 ; 1 PTB, Germany; 2 Technische Universitt
simulated and fabricated results. Hamburg-Harburg, Germany
EuMC13-02, Time: 17:00
Low-Cost Optimization of Compact Branch-Line
An active 30 GHz transmit antenna array featuring digital beam
Couplers and its Application to Miniaturized Butler
forming and polarization multiplexing is presented. A fully
Matrix Design equipped scalable module with 16 antenna elements is realized
Slawomir Koziel, Piotr Kurgan; Reykjavik University, and tested. The active components and additional functional
elements such as a temperature monitoring system are character-
Iceland ized. The radiation pattern is thoroughly assessed. The impact of
EuMC12-04, Time: 17:40 mutual coupling is analyzed and a decoupled radiation pattern is
A low-cost technique for simulation-driven design optimization presented.
of compact branch-line couplers (BLCs) is presented. In the
rst stage, the coupler cells are individually optimized using a An Ecient and Realistic Simulation Platform
pattern search algorithm. In the second stage the entire coupler Suitable for the Analysis and Design of
structure undergoes a fast tuning exploiting fast surrogate model,
constructed from cascaded local response surface approximations
Time-Modulated Arrays
(RSAs) of the cells. Accurate, high-delity EM analysis of the entire Diego Masotti, Vittorio Rizzoli, Paolo Francia, Franco
coupler structure is only needed at the tuning phase. The nal Mastri, Alessandra Costanzo; Universit di Bologna,
design of the compact BLC (87.6% area reduction compared to
conventional coupler) is obtained at the cost of less than three Italy
full-wave simulations. The optimized coupler is then successfully EuMC13-03, Time: 17:20
applied in the design of miniaturized Butler matrix. The paper shows a nonlinear/electromagnetic co-simulation tool
for the rigorous analysis of time-modulated arrays in realistic
application scenarios, e.g. in presence of digitally modulated

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carriers. The Harmonic Balance (HB) technique is used for the means of an analog-to-digital converter or using an I2C bus. An
accurate description of the nonlinearities, and is combined to EEPROM memory is also connected to the I2C bus to store mea-
the full-wave description of the radiating array. The developed surements. The sensor is normally in sleep mode and only wakes
tool overcomes simplifying assumptions of previous approaches up when the reader contacts it. The reader is implemented using
and its eectiveness is veried with numerical examples in both a commercial UWB radar. An asynchronous data transfer protocol
modulated and unmodulated carrier cases. The method is also between reader and sensor tag permits to program the tag at
applied to dierent switch modulation patterns, thus showing a several measurement modes and avoids dicult synchronization
high versatility suitable to cover a large plethora of applications. mechanisms. The system is designed for applications where the
reader is mobile and there is no permanent contact between reader
Non-Uniform Description of Short CRLH Leaky Wave and tag.
Antenna with the Generalized Array Factor
Experimental Analysis of Selectivity and Dynamic
Approach
Ranges of Passive UHF-RFID Chemical Sensors
Olivier Rance, Pierre Lemaitre-Auger, Romain
S. Manzari, Gaetano Marrocco, A. Catini, C. Di Natale;
Siragusa, Etienne Perret; LCIS, France
EuMC13-04, Time: 17:40 Universit di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
EuMC14-03, Time: 09:40
Radiation-patterns of short uniform CRLH LWA of various lengths
have been computed. They show dierences from the array Antennas doped with Chemical Interactive Materials (CIM) have
factor approach predictions which cannot be explained by this been recently proposed as wireless chemical sensors suitable to
model. Better results are achieved if we consider non uniform integration with the battery-less UHF Radiofrequency Identica-
distributions of the leakage and propagation constants along the tion (RFID) technology. The open critical issue of this class of
line. Non uniform distributions are determined by an empirical devices is the specicity of the electromagnetic response to volatile
method based on the generalized array factor. The origin of this compounds dierent than those they were proposed for. This
phenomenon is discussed and compared to the case of small array contribution describes a chemical/electromagnetic experimental
antennas. procedure to investigate the response of both already experi-
mented and new CIMs to a range of common volatile compounds
Study of High Eciency and Low Sidelobe Level by exploiting the unique features of RFID links. The experimental
campaign permitted to select four CIMs that are sensitive to
CRLH Leaky-Wave Antenna Based on Short-End and
humidity, ammonia, ethanol and octane with dierent dynamic
Tapered Cells ranges and complementarity, giving the base to develop future
Hanseung Lee 1 , Yoshiaki Kasahara 2 , Tatsuo Itoh 1 ; battery-less radio-electronic noses with the possibility of remote
1 interrogation.
University of California at Los Angeles, USA; 2 NEC,
Japan Feasibility of UHF-RFID Links Involving Loop-Tags
EuMC13-05, Time: 18:00
Implanted into Human Limbs
This paper presents a study that improves the radiation eciency
and the sidelobe level (SLL) of a composite right/left handed (CRLH)
R. Lodato 1 , Gaetano Marrocco 1 , R. Pinto 2 , V.
substrate integrated waveguide (SIW) leaky-wave antenna (LWA). Lopresto 2 ; 1 Universit di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy;
2
Because of the constructive electric eld interference on each ENEA, Italy
interdigital slot of a SIW from short-end, a CRLH SIW LWA can have EuMC14-04, Time: 10:00
higher radiation eciency. In addition, controlling leakage amount
of an interdigital slot, we can make a LWA have lower SLL. For This paper investigates the feasibility of direct and forward links
verifying the concept, the tapered CRLH SIW LWA with short-end is for UHF-RFID tags implanted into human limbs when interrogated
designed and fabricated. The measured results verify the study. by a non-contacting readers antenna. Performance gain indicators
of the through-the-body RFID channel are estimated by electromag-
netic simulations over an anthropomorphic phantom as well as by
means of experimentation with a real RFID communication link
EuMC14 : Passive RFID Technologies involving a simplied in-vitro set-up. The achieved results suggest
Venue: Aurelia, 09:00 10:40, Wednesday 8th October 2014 that, by exploiting the current potentialities of RFID technology, a
Chair: Luciano Tarricone, Universit del Salento, Italy stable communication link with tags implanted inside limbs might
Co-Chair: Alexandru Takacs, LAAS, France be already feasible up to 1035 cm from the body (depending on
the placement), with potentiality to process the received signal to
Uncertainty and Applicability of RFID Power gather information about the limb motion.
Measurements for Passive Sensing
Novel Fully-Passive Multifunction RFID-Enabled
Cecilia Occhiuzzi 1 , Gaetano Marrocco 2 ;
1
Devices
RADIO6ENSE, Italy; 2 Universit di Roma Tor
Vergata, Italy Danilo De Donno, Riccardo Colella, Luciano Tarricone,
EuMC14-01, Time: 09:00 Luca Catarinucci; Universit del Salento, Italy
EuMC14-05, Time: 10:20
Although RFID sensors are gaining increasing attention from
Academic and Industrial world, their true applicability is still in The emerging radio frequency identication (RFID) technology is
question. The aim of the work is to characterize the RFID sensing more and more adopted in a huge range of application scenarios.
platform in term of repeatability and reproducibility, such to Nevertheless, in many of them, a real added value would be given
answer the question whether and in which condition it is possible by the use of novel RFID devices which, while ensuring cost eec-
to distinguish the variation of the measured signals due to the tiveness and ease of use, also guarantee augmented functionalities,
sensing activity from the measurement uncertainties. The analysis such as on-board sensing and computation. In such a eld, this
presents theoretical and experimental contributions. work presents the progress in the design of smart, multi-function,
RFID-enabled devices at the Electromagnetic Lab Lecce. Specically,
Multi-Sensor UWB Time-Coded RFID Tags for Smart the preliminary prototypes of SPARTACUS and RAMSES, which are
the two UHF RFID tags with augmented functionalities introduced
Cities Applications in our earlier works, have been signicantly improved in terms of
Angel Ramos, Antonio Lazaro, David Girbau; compactness, antenna design, sensing and computing capabilities.
Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain The achieved operating ranges and sensing performance are the
main strengths making the two devices denitely suitable for a
EuMC14-02, Time: 09:20
wide array of applications.
This work presents a wireless sensor platform implemented on
a UWB time-coded semi-passive RFID tag. Several sensors are
integrated in the tag, connected to its microcontroller either by

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crowave measurements of a resonant liquid sensor at two dierent


EuMC15 : Focus Session on Microwave frequencies. The principle of operation is based on isosbestic
Biosensing characteristics of the sensor relatively to the two considered
solutes. The solutes quantication requires a calibration phase.
Venue: Baebiana, 09:00 10:40, Wednesday 8th October 2014
Extracted concentration from measurements leads to root mean
Chair: Eugene Kamenetskii, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, square error (RMSE) of only few g/L of solute (3.2 g/L for glucose
Israel and 1.7 g/L for sodium chloride). The technique then reveals
Co-Chair: Bart Nauwelaers, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven,
the potential richness of the spectral signatures from microwave
Belgium
sensor for identifying and quantifying complex liquids.

Microwave Dielectric Spectroscopy for Biological Near-Field Microwave Microscopy Based on Ferrite
Cells Suspensions Analysis and Proliferation Disk Sensors with Magnetostatic Resonances
Evaluation
R. Joe, E.O. Kamenetskii, R. Shavit; Ben-Gurion
Franois Artis 1 , David Dubuc 1 , Jean-Jacques Fourni 2 , University of the Negev, Israel
Mary Poupot 2 , Katia Grenier 1 ; 1 LAAS, France; 2 CRCT, EuMC15-05, Time: 10:20
France Recently, using near-eld scanning microwave microscopy (NSMM)
EuMC15-01, Time: 09:00 is gaining popularity in many areas. However as of today in areas
This paper presents the capabilities of microwave dielectric spec- of medical diagnostics and nondestructive test it fails to meet the
troscopy for biological cells suspensions analysis. The developed expectations. The conventional NSMM are measuring only by dis-
biosensor integrates both microuidic channel for biological sam- placement of resonance frequency or by decrease of Q-factor which
ples manipulation together with a microwave circuit for dielectric depends from dielectric and conductivity properties of materials.
spectroscopy. Experimental investigation validates the success Because in such areas the relative permittivity practically is the
and accuracy of the microwave dielectric spectroscopy technique. same and as a result the contrast is too small for good detection
This technique is applied with various cells concentrations in what limit the performance of conventional NSMM performance.
suspension in their culture medium. Results demonstrate that We propose a novel near-eld microwave sensor with application
both real and imaginary parts of the contrast of the dielectric to material characterization and biology. The sensor is based on
permittivity are proportional to the cells concentration with a a subwavelength ferrite-disk resonator with magnetostatic (MS)
correlation coecient (R-square) greater than 0.99. The technique oscillations. Strong energy concentration and chiral properties of
is consequently suitable for proliferation evaluation of cells. More the near elds originated from the MS resonators allow eective
widely, this work contributes to settle down the capabilities of measuring material parameters in microwaves, both for ordinary
microwave sensing for biochemical and bio-cellular analysis appli- structures and objects with chiral properties. Recent experiments
cations. inspire optimism for further research, were shown the ability to
determine properties of material not only by spectral displacement
Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy Calibration for but also by refers to the dierential absorption of left and right
Microliter Samples of Biogenic Liquid circularly polarized wave. The ability which itself is very important
for eective sensing of biological material and living tissues.
S. Liu 1 , I. Ocket 2 , P. Barmuta 1 , A. Lewandowski 3 ,
Dominique Schreurs 1 , B. Nauwelaers 1 ; 1 Katholieke
Universiteit Leuven, Belgium; 2 Interuniversity EuMC16 : Advances in Resonators and
Microelectronics Center, Belgium; 3 Warsaw University Transitions
of Technology, Poland Venue: Cecilia, 09:00 10:40, Wednesday 8th October 2014
EuMC15-02, Time: 09:20 Chair: Vesna Crnojevic-Bengin, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Co-Chair: Luca Perregrini, Universit di Pavia, Italy
This paper reports on dielectric spectroscopy for microliter liquid
samples using reference materials. In order to fully determine the
calibration coecients, air and water are used as known reference A Novel Coaxial Resonator for High Power
materials, while methanol is used as an unknown material, which is Applications
also used to validate the approach up to 5 GHz for which reference
data is available. The method is then used up to 110 GHz for yeast
Desireh Sh-Asanjan, Raafat R. Mansour; University of
cell suspensions and beef protein solutions. Waterloo, Canada
EuMC16-01, Time: 09:00
Evolution of a Microwave Instrument for Analysis
This paper presents a simple analysis for analyzing the power
and Thermal Ablation of Organic Tissue handling capability of microwave resonators and lters. The
Margarita Puentes, Martin Schler, Christian Damm, method relates the resonator stored energy obtained by circuit
theory to that obtained by HFSS simulations. The method is used to
Rolf Jakoby; Technische Universitt Darmstadt, investigate the power handing capability of conventional combline
Germany resonators as well as non-traditional coaxial resonator congu-
EuMC15-03, Time: 09:40 rations. A novel resonator conguration is proposed, oering a
The evolution from a 1D array to a dual mode microwave instru- 15% improvement in power handling capability in comparison with
ment for the analysis and thermal ablation treatment of organic traditional combline resonators. Simulation and measured results
tissue is presented. The initial prototypes were bulky and could are given for a 4-pole lter employing the proposed resonator.
only detect the dielectric properties of organic tissue. Extensive
work was done to reduce the size of the devices to include them in Recongurable E-Plane Waveguide Resonators for
a minimal invasive tool and create a second operation mode were Filter Applications
the tissue could also be ablated with the same device by controlling
the input power and resonance frequency. The nal prototypes N. Mohottige, B. Bukvic, D. Budimir; University of
are able to create a tailored ablation zone with a very low power of Westminster, UK
10W , in comparison to other similar techniques. EuMC16-02, Time: 09:20

Bi-Frequency-Based Microwave Liquid Sensor for This paper presents recongurable E-plane waveguide resonators
at X-band. A graphene based switch and a silicon switch is used as
Multiple Solutes Quantication in Aqueous Solution the switching elements and is connected to the edge of a metallic
Thomas Chretiennot, David Dubuc, Katia Grenier; n. Through electrical biasing of the graphene or optical illumina-
tion of the silicon dice, a dierent length of the n is realized, thus
LAAS, France
creating a shift in resonant frequency of the structure. Frequency
EuMC15-04, Time: 10:00 shift of about 4.5% is achieved for the resonator using the graphene
This paper presents a technique able to detect and quantify two switch. As a reference, measured results of a fabricated optically
dierent solutes in aqueous solution thanks to a single shot mi-

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recongurable resonator are compared to that of the simulated


results of the graphene based recongurable resonator. EuMC17 : Planar Passive Circuits and
Antennas Based on Metamaterials
Quality Factor of Helical Coaxial Cavity Resonators Venue: Domizia, 09:00 10:40, Wednesday 8th October 2014
with Modulated Radius Chair: Ferran Martin, Universitat Autnoma de Barcelona, Spain
Giuseppe Salza 1 , Jaione Galdeano 2 , George Co-Chair: Miguel G. Laso, Universidad Pblica de Navarra, Spain
Goussetis 3 , Savvas A. Kosmopoulos 1 , Marco
Vialess Composite Right/Left-Handed Stripline and
Guglielmi 2 ; 1 Space Engineering, Italy; 2 ESA, The
its Applications for Broadband 3-dB and Tunable
Netherlands; 3 Heriot-Watt University, UK
EuMC16-03, Time: 09:40 Couplers
This paper presents an analytical method for the estimation of Jun H. Choi, Chung-Tse Michael Wu, Hanseung Lee,
the unloaded quality factor of helical coaxial cavity resonators Tatsuo Itoh; University of California at Los Angeles,
in the case where the radius of the helix is modulated along the USA
direction of its axis. The method exploits closed form expressions
EuMC17-01, Time: 09:00
available for the electric and magnetic elds in the sheath helix.
Appreciating that the ratio of stored versus dissipated power in Vialess shielded composite right/left-handed (CRLH) stripline is
each helix turn is independent of the eld distribution within the proposed. The structure preserves the CRLH properties while
resonator, the aforementioned closed form expressions readily preventing undesired radiations and minimizing electromagnetic
enable the estimation of the Q-factor for arbitrary modulation interference (EMI) coupling from the surrounding noisy environ-
of the helix radius. In earlier works, the reduction of the helical ments. The vialess topology also allows a simple realization
core towards the open end of the resonator has been proposed option. As an application example, a 3-dB directional coupler and
as means to increase the power handling capability. The work a novel broadband tunable directional coupler are designed and
presented in this paper is a critical step towards optimizing the fabricated. For the 3-dB coupler, both simulated and measured
trade-o between Q-factor and power handling performance in results show high coupling level over 33% operation bandwidth.
helical coaxial cavity resonator lters. For the broadband tunable coupler, a single varactor is used to
tune the coupling level between the two output ports. Simulation
Design and Analysis of an Impedance Tapered results based on the ideal variable capacitor show the amplitude
dierence between the two outputs ports can be tuned from 0 to
Conical to Coaxial Transmission Line Transition 6 dB over the percent bandwidth of around 32%. Fabricated circuit
Ryno D. Beyers, Dirk I.L. de Villiers; Stellenbosch shows the tuning capability, verifying the feasibility of designing
University, South Africa broadband tunable coupler based on CRLH stripline. The proposed
structure may be applicable for high frequency microwave waveg-
EuMC16-04, Time: 10:00
uides requiring broadband dispersive characteristics of the CRLH
A simple method for designing and determining the impedance structure.
taper of a smooth conical to coaxial transmission line transition is
presented. This type of transition is often used in conical line com- Small Dual-Band 3-Way Metamaterial Power-Divider
biners and traditionally has a constant impedance. The presented with the Phase-Compensated Outputs
method allows the conical and coaxial lines to be designed with
dierent impedances and the transition to act as an impedance Kyeongnam Jang 1 , S. Kahng 1 , Jinsu Jeon 1 , Jaume
taper. A conical combiner is designed where the conical impedance Anguera 2 ; 1 University of Incheon, Korea; 2 Fractus,
taper and coaxial matching sections present in previous designs Spain
are replaced by the tapered transition. The design is validated by
EuMC17-02, Time: 09:20
comparing the circuit model to full wave simulation results.
A miniature dual-band 3-way metamaterial power divider with the
A Broadband Circular TE11 - to TE01 -Mode Converter three identical output phase is presented. Firstly, fully printed
CRLH(composite right and left-handed) 2:1-unequal and 1:1-equal
Using Stepped Waveguide Technique
power dividers are designed for 900-MHz and 2.4-GHz bands.
Christian Schulz 1 , Ilona Rolfes 1 , Bianca Will 2 ; Secondly, an initial 1:1:1 power divider is formed by combining
1
Ruhr-Universitt Bochum, Germany; 2 Fachhochschule the input of the 2-way equal block into an output of the unequal
block, and trimming the interconnection parameters. Thirdly, to
Sdwestfalen, Germany have the same phase at the three outputs of the power divider, a
EuMC16-05, Time: 10:20 CRLH phase-compensating line is designed to treat the dierent
This paper introduces a broadband and compact circular TE11 - phase errors at the 2 frequencies.
to TE01 -mode converter, realized in stepped waveguide technique
and therefore easy to manufacture with standard mortising ma- Synthesis of Open Complementary Split Ring
chines. The concept is presented exemplary for a conversion in a Resonators (OCSRRs) Through Aggressive Space
frequency range from 23 GHz to 28 GHz. Hence, a bandwidth of
approximately 20% of the center frequency can be achieved. For
Mapping (ASM) and Application to Bandpass Filters
the development of an optimized converter design, 3D electro- Ana Rodrguez 1 , Vicente E. Boria 1 , Jordi Selga 2 , Marc
magnetic eld simulations are performed within CST Microwave Sans 2 , Ferran Martn 2 ; 1 Universidad Politcnica de
Studio 2013. The simulations include realistic production process
parameters, like llets or tolerances, and show a good return loss Valencia, Spain; 2 Universitat Autnoma de Barcelona,
of at least 17 dB, while the insertion loss is below 0.1 dB. Compared Spain
to measurements of a rst prototype in back-to-back assembly, EuMC17-03, Time: 09:40
the measurement results validate the expected excellent converter
This paper deals with the automated synthesis of open comple-
behaviour. Hence, the suitability of the presented converter design
mentary split ring resonators (OCSRRs) using aggressive space
is proven and the feasibility is demonstrated.
mapping (ASM) for the rst time. These open resonators are
electrically small planar elements useful for the implementation
of shunt LC resonators in microstrip or coplanar waveguide
technology. However, their synthesis is in general complex and
requires the experience of the microwave engineers. To solve this
limitation, and to ease any design process involving OCSRRs, we
have developed an ecient iterative synthesis tool based on ASM,
able to provide the physical dimensions of the resonator from the
required reactive elements (given by specications) and substrate
parameters. As an example of application, the tool is used for
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based on OCSRRs coupled through admittance inverters. Due to bandwidth. Two possible approaches for positioning the Liquid
the inherent transmission zeros associated to the OCSRRs, these Crystal inside the cavity are discussed. One of this approaches is
lters exhibit good stop band performance, with high selectivity at designed to fulll the requirements for mechanical and tempera-
the upper transition band. ture stability for space applications.
Measured Q-factors and tuning ranges for both variants are pre-
Beam Antenna with Circular Polarization Rotation sented, including the verication of electric biasing.
Switching Based on Passive Components Additionally a 3-pole bandpass lter operating at a center fre-
Andrey Porokhnyuk 1 , Tetsuya Ueda 1 , Yuichi Kado 1 , quency of 20 GHz and a relative bandwidth of 1% was constructed
and measured. Tunability with magnetic biasing was veried to be
Tatsuo Itoh 2 ; 1 Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan; greater than 450 MHz.
2
University of California at Los Angeles, USA
EuMC17-04, Time: 10:00 A 2-Pole RF-MEMS Tunable Bandpass Filter for
A new type of passive circularly polarized beam antenna with high High-Power Applications
radiation eciency and polarization rotation switching capability
is proposed, based on phase-nonreciprocal metamaterial. The pro- G. Chaabane, Arnaud Pothier, M. Chatras, Cyril
posed design implements circular polarization rotation switching Guines, V. Madrangeas, Pierre Blondy; XLIM, France
by means of an external dc magnetic system non-interfering with EuMC18-03, Time: 09:40
the signal path. The planar antenna with a working area of less
This paper presents a novel type of tunable bandpass lters with
than 6 cm in diameter demonstrated radiation with 11 dBi gain
constant bandwidth and wide tuning range. A constant absolute
in broadside direction and circular polarization with axial ratio
pass-band has been obtained by integrating a low-pass lter at the
higher than 0.8 at 7.1 GHz.
input and the output of the lter. The lter fabricated on duroid
substrate can be tuned from 690MHz up to 1130MHz, by using
Electrically Tunable Liquid Crystal Based Composite RF-MEMS switches mounted in series with xed capacitors. Match-
Right/Left-Handed Leaky-Wave Antenna at 26.7GHz ing is better than -12dB and the 3dB passband is 65MHz+/-5MHz.
Measured insertion loss is less than 1.7dB at the upper end of the
Mara Roig, Matthias Maasch, Christian Damm, Rolf band and 3.3dB at the lower end. The lter shows no compression
Jakoby; Technische Universitt Darmstadt, Germany up to 1Watt of input power, and no measurable degradation of
EuMC17-05, Time: 10:20 ACPR at the same power level.
A continuously electrically tunable composite right/left-handed
leaky-wave antenna based on liquid crystal is presented for Ka-band Intrinsically Switchable Bulk Acoustic Wave
applications. The antenna features one dimensional beam steering Resonators Based on Paraelectric Films
capabilities for a xed operation frequency. Simulations, vectorial
network analysis, and far eld measurements of a built prototype A. Vorobiev, S. Gevorgian; Chalmers University of
are presented in this work together with the detailed fabrication Technology, Sweden
process. Orientation of the LC molecules is done applying a tuning EuMC18-04, Time: 10:00
voltage between 0 V and 60 V that leads to a beam steering range
The concept of the frequency switching in the composite bulk
from -5 to +9 degrees with respect to broadside at a xed operation
acoustic wave (BAW) resonators based on the thin lms of the
frequency of 26.7 GHz.
paraelectric-phase ferroelectrics is demonstrated experimentally
for the rst time. The composite BAW resonators based on the
Ba0.25 Sr0.75 TiO3 / SrRuO3 / Ba0.25 Sr0.75 TiO3 multilayer structure
EuMC18 : Innovative Approaches Enabling are fabricated and characterized. It is shown that the resonance
Tuneability and Recongurability frequency of the BAW resonators can be switched more than two
Venue: Giulia, 09:00 10:40, Wednesday 8th October 2014 times (from 3.6 GHz to 7.7 GHz) by changing polarity of the 5 V dc
Chair: Pierre Blondy, XLIM, France bias voltage at the one of the ferroelectric layers. The composite
Co-Chair: Raafat Mansour, University of Waterloo, Canada BAW resonators performance is analyzed using the theory of
the dc eld induced piezoelectric eect in the paraelectric-phase
ferroelectrics.
A Method to Design Lumped-Element Tunable
Bandpass Filters with Constant Absolute Bandwidth Wide Range Continuously High Electrical
Dmitry Kholodnyak, Viacheslav Turgaliev, Alexandra Performance Tunable E-Plane Filter by Mechanical
Baskakova; St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University, Translation
Russia Nicolas Jolly 1 , Olivier Tantot 1 , Nicolas Delhote 1 , Serge
EuMC18-01, Time: 09:00 Verdeyme 1 , Laetitia Estagerie 2 , Ludovic Carpentier 2 ,
A simple and ecient design method for tunable lters on lumped Damien Pacaud 3 ; 1 XLIM, France; 2 CNES, France;
elements is presented. The method allows designing bandpass 3
Thales Alenia Space, France
lters with tunable central frequency and constant absolute
EuMC18-05, Time: 10:20
bandwidth. The lter circuit consisting of series LC-tanks and
impedance inverters is used in contrast to the conventional ap- This paper introduces a new concept capable of obtaining a
proach. Theoretical restrictions of the method as well as practical wide frequency excursion, keeping high electrical performances.
factors limiting its application are discussed. Feasibility of the To reach such performances, the use of waveguide resonators
method is demonstrated by a design example of the three-pole is chosen, actuated by a mechanical system is made. Starting
constant-bandwidth tunable lter using varactor diodes as con- from a classical 2 pole E-plane lter, which consists of thin walls
trolling components. A good agreement between simulated and implemented along the propagation axis inside a waveguide, we
measured frequency responses of the tunable lter is shown. make both the lter external coupling and the frequency tunable
by moveable walls. Thus, on the two pole presented, it allows to
Tunable Ka-Band Waveguide Resonators and a Small control the resonance frequency of the system. A simulated 2-pole
lter is continuously tuned from 8,37 GHz to 10,04GHz (thus 20%)
Band Band-Pass Filter Based on Liquid Crystals
with a quality factor Q of 6000. It was fabricated by a low cost
Tobias Franke, Alexander Gaebler, Ananto Eka 3D plastic printing, in order to validate the principle with a fast
Prasetiadi, Rolf Jakoby; Technische Universitt prototyping technique.
Darmstadt, Germany
EuMC18-02, Time: 09:20
In this paper we present the design of Liquid Crystal lled waveg-
uide resonators. Waveguide resonators achieve higher Q-factors
then planar technologies, and form the basis for lters of smaller

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Fabrication and Characterization of CVD-Grown


EuMC19 : Graphene Devices and Novel Graphene Based Field-Eect Transistor
Concepts W. Wei, G. Deokar, Mohamed Moez Belhaj, David Mele,
Venue: Hortensia, 09:00 10:40, Wednesday 8th October 2014 Emiliano Pallecchi, E. Pichonat, Dominique Vignaud,
Chair: Luca Pierantoni, Universit Politecnica delle Marche, Italy Henri Happy; IEMN, France
Co-Chair: Kamal K. Samanta, Milmega UK
EuMC19-04, Time: 10:00

Exploitation of Graphene as HIS and RIS for Devices In this work, we present both fabrication process and characteri-
zation of graphene eld-eect transistors. Large scale monolayer
in the MW and THz Frequency Ranges graphene was grown by chemical vapor deposition (CVD) on Cu
Martino Aldrigo 1 , Mircea Dragoman 1 , Alessandra foils and transferred over pre-patterned back-gated devices on
Costanzo 2 , Diego Masotti 2 ; 1 IMT Bucharest, Romania; Si/SiO2 substrate. Scanning electron microscopy, Raman spec-
2 troscopy and Hall eect measurement were used for characterizing
Universit di Bologna, Italy graphene quality before and after the transfer. It was found that
EuMC19-01, Time: 09:00 monolayer graphene with a low defect density and hole mobility
Graphene has become an outstanding material for revolutionary up to 3180cm2 /Vs at n=1.31012 cm-2 , could be obtained. For
wireless applications in the microwave and terahertz/infrared device characterization, devices with dierent gate length were
frequency ranges. Due to its unique physical characteristics, a discussed. We report an intrinsic current gain cut-o frequency
family of completely new devices can be developed by exploiting (f t ) of 15.5 GHz and maximum oscillation frequency of 12 GHz,
graphenes behaviour as High Impedance Surface (HIS) or highly- deduced from the S-parameters measurements for device with
Reactive Impedance Surface (RIS). In this paper we theoretically gate length of 100 nm. This study demonstrates the potential of
investigate rst a 10 GHz-resonant gold dipole antenna suspended CVD-grown graphene for high speed electronics in combination
over a graphene ake acting as a HIS reector: the radiator can with a technological process compatible with arbitrary substrates.
be placed at a very close distance from the graphene ground by
keeping at the same time very good radiation performance with
High Gain Graphene Field Eect Transistors for
respect to classical metal reectors. Second, we consider a gold Wideband Ampliers
dipole antenna operating at 10 THz directly attached to a graphene Omid Habibpour, Michael Winters, Niklas Rorsman,
layer. Excellent radiation performance can be achieved thanks to
the highly-inductive surface impedance of graphene at such high Herbert Zirath; Chalmers University of Technology,
frequencies. An in-depth description of the possibility of varying Sweden
graphenes conductivity by means of an applied gate voltage is EuMC19-05, Time: 10:20
provided, thus demonstrating how radiating properties can be We demonstrate graphene eld of transistors (G-FETs) providing
tuned by simply applying a proper voltage to the reector. Hence, power gain of > 7 dB in a 50 system. The G-FETs have |S21 | > 0
the proposed antennas can be considered in reason as the starting dB up to 7 GHz. The result indicates the feasibility for G-FET based
point for innovative graphene-based mm- and m-systems with wideband ampliers.
unique tunability properties.

Extraction of Carrier Transport Properties in EuMC20 : Novel Antenna Concepts


Graphene from Microwave Measurements Venue: Iustina, 09:00 10:40, Wednesday 8th October 2014
Chair: Diego Masotti, Universit di Bologna, Italy
M.A. Andersson, A. Vorobiev, S. Gevorgian, Jan Stake; Co-Chair: Parbhu Patel, HMGCC
Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
EuMC19-02, Time: 09:20 A Low-Prole Circularly Polarized Dipole Antenna
Carrier transport parameters of graphene grown by chemical vapor Using a Novel Polarization Rotation Articial
deposition (CVD) and graphene-metal contacts are extracted from Magnetic Conductor
microwave measurements in the frequency range 0.120 GHz using
Corbino disks. It is shown that the charged impurities are eec- Wanchen Yang 1 , Wenquan Che 1 , Wai-Wa Choi 2 ,
tively screened by the high permittivity of the SrTiO3 substrate. Kam-Weng Tam 2 ; 1 NUST, China; 2 University of Macau,
In the case of fused silica substrate the charged impurities are China
not completely screened and the mobility is limited either by the
EuMC20-01, Time: 09:00
charged impurities or/and resonant scatterers depending on their
relative concentration. A novel polarization rotation surface based on articial magnetic
conductor structure (AMC) is proposed, which can reect incident
Frequency Readout of Nanomechanical Graphene wave in orthogonal polarization state and simultaneously oer
Drums via a Microwave Resonator Coupling Method a 90 phase dierence. The feature is theoretically analyzed
and validated. By using the proposed polarization rotation AMC,
Stefan Goniszewski 1 , Olena Shaforost 1 , Norbert right-handed circular polarization is achieved for a linearly po-
Klein 1 , John Gallop 2 , Ling Hao 2 , David Cox 2 ; larized dipole antenna. Simulation and measured results both
1 demonstrate good performance of a broad axial ratio bandwidth
Imperial College London, UK; 2 National Physical
and large axial ratio beamwidth in both xoz and yoz planes.
Laboratory, UK
EuMC19-03, Time: 09:40 A Dual-Band Quasi-Magneto-Electric Patch Antenna
In this paper a novel microwave method with the capability of for X-Band Phased Array
simultaneous actuation and readout of nano-mechanical res- S.E. Valavan, D. Tran, Alexander G. Yarovoy, A.G.
onators is described along with the fabrication of graphene
nano-mechanical resonator sensor structures. The method uses a
Roederer; Technische Universiteit Delft, The
high Q quarter wave coaxial resonator coupled to a sharpened con- Netherlands
ductive tip to create a highly localised near eld. Hence allowing EuMC20-02, Time: 09:20
for high sensitivity displacement measurements via measurement The design and experimental validation of a dual-band array
of changes in the resonant frequency of the coaxial resonator antenna concept is presented. The antenna supports quasi-
and a simultaneous driving force through a mutual capacitance magneto-electric radiation characteristics which simultaneously
between probe tip a conducting mechanical resonator. We discuss utilizes both the electric and magnetic radiation characteristics
the use of the microwave system to measure monolayer graphene in the overall radiation mechanism. A prototype of the antenna
mechanical resonators and achieve readout of a resonant mode in has been manufactured and the demonstrated performances
a 3m suspended graphene drum. include dual-band operation with large frequency ratio, consistent
radiation patterns and good sub-band bandwidths. In addition to
this the antennas low-prole electrical dimensions are well-suited
for application in wide-scanning phased arrays.

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Planar Dipole Antenna Loaded with Bandstop method and of a perturbation approach. The BI-RME method yields
Reector the frequency response in terms of the generalized admittance
matrix, expressed as a pole expansion in the frequency domain.
Mei Yang, Li Xie, Cheng Lu, Liang Yang, Shunli Li, The inclusion of dielectric losses by the perturbation approach is
Hongxin Zhao, Xiaoxing Yin; Southeast University, mainly performed by considering the quality factor of the modes
China of the cavity obtained by short-circuiting the ports of the circuit.
EuMC20-03, Time: 09:40 The BI-RME method can be applied to waveguide components lled
with a piece-wise homogeneous dielectric medium, by adopting the
A planar dipole antenna loaded with bandstop reector is pre- segmentation technique. Two examples are presented to validate
sented and investigated. The loading structure is composed of the accuracy and robustness of the proposed method.
two symmetrically positioned twin lines. The loading structure
acts as a bandstop lter in the corresponding frequency band,
and meanwhile functions as a reector in the operating frequency
On the Analysis of Radiation Losses in Substrate
band, which is not a combination but an integration of reector Integrated Waveguide Using Mode-Matching and
and bandstop lter. Measured results show that the realized gain Method of Moments
of the loaded planar dipole antenna is 5.1 dBi for the allocated
operating frequency and -23 dBi for the stopband frequency. This Elena Diaz Caballero 1 , Hector Esteban 1 , Vicente E.
antenna can be used for rejection of image frequency or local Boria 1 , Angel Belenguer 2 ; 1 Universidad Politcnica de
oscillator frequency in superheterodyne architecture. Valencia, Spain; 2 Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha,
Spain
A Multi-Band Isolation Enhanced Loaded Semi-Ring EuMC21-02, Time: 09:20
MIMO Antenna
In this paper we extend a recently published mode-matching and
Sagar K. Dhar, Mohammad S. Sharawi; KFUPM, Saudi method of moments hybrid technique that eciently analyzes sub-
Arabia strate integrated waveguide (SIW) devices. That method included
two fast frequency sweep schemes and already considered the
EuMC20-04, Time: 10:00
conductor and dielectric losses in the SIW structure. However, it
Due to the increasing demand of high data throughput and compact neglected the potential leakage problem due to the periodic gaps.
size of wireless communication devices, miniaturized multiple- Here a more rigorous analysis is provided so that the radiation
input-multiple-output (MIMO) antennas are highly desirable. In losses can be also considered.
addition, multiband operation is highly desirable for multitasking
and covering dierent wireless standards. This paper presents a Steady-State Skin Eect in Multilayer-Conductor
two element semi-ring multiband compact MIMO antenna having a Coaxial Lines
total size of 32421.52mm3 . The natural high input impedance
of the semi-ring is matched using an input lumped capacitance Sherko Zinal; PTB, Germany
along with double stub matching provided by the inner half ring. EuMC21-03, Time: 09:40
The antenna can cover both 1.85GHz and 2.45GHz bands with
A steady-state analytical solution for the current distribution in
eciencies of 43% and 61%, respectively. The isolation at both
a multilayer-conductor coaxial transmission line is presented.
bands is enhanced using a simple meandered defected ground
Dissipated power in each particular conductor layer and hence
structure (DGS) and is found to be more than 10dB at both bands.
attenuation along the transmission line are given by analytical
expressions. The calculations are compared with numerical simu-
Ku-Band Dual-Polarized Patch Antenna Array lations and with common plane wave approximations.
Arrangement Using Patch Sharing Technique
Haiyang Zhang, Yann Mahe, Tchanguiz Razban; IETR, Investigation of Multipactor Eect in Microwave
France Components in the Presence of Fringing Fields
EuMC20-05, Time: 10:20 A. Al-Mudhafar 1 , J. Puech 2 , H. Hartnagel 1 ;
1
Patch sharing technique, to the best of the authors knowledge, is Technische Universitt Darmstadt, Germany; 2 CNES,
the rst time proposed in the application of patch antenna array France
arrangement. With this approach, the distance between antenna EuMC21-04, Time: 10:00
unit cell can be decreased signicantly, which the inter-element
distance is assumed as a key parameter for beam forming and As part of the EVEREST project of ESA, we implemented in CST Par-
to control sidelobe level of antenna array. However, most of ticle Studio models of dierent microwave samples for L- and Ku-
the time this distance is dicult to decrease due to the prole bands to investigate the Multipactor eect in the presence of the
of antenna unit cell and taking into account of electromagnetic fringing elds. Using a diversity of Secondary Electron Yield (SEY)
coupling between each unit. In this article, the authors would like data provided from dierent measurement facilities along with the
to introduce two antenna arrays which are arranged in 1D and 2D available ECSS standards, cross validation is examined between
separately with the proposed approach, simulated and measured the simulation Multipactor results and thresholds achieved by the
results indicate that patch sharing technique works well. measurement activity. This study is important in determining the
source of inconsistency between both activities. It also provides
the possibility to update the existent Multipactor chart for fringing
EuMC21 : New Modelling Techniques for eld structures. The convergence studies to acquire accurate
numerical results are also presented.
Guiding Structures
Venue: Niside, 09:00 10:40, Wednesday 8th October 2014 Combining the Partial-Capacitance and the
Chair: Jan Machac, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Conformal Mapping Techniques for Analysis of the
Republic
Co-Chair: Maurizio Bozzi, Universit di Pavia, Italy Multiconductor Microstrip Lines
Aleksandr N. Sychev, Mikhail A. Chekalin, Sergey M.
Perturbation Modeling of High-Loss Waveguide Struchkov; TUSUR, Russia
Components by the BI-RME Method EuMC21-05, Time: 10:20
A. Giannini, Maurizio Bozzi, M. Bressan, M. Pasian, L. For the rst time the partial-capacitance and conformal mapping
Perregrini; Universit di Pavia, Italy techniques are applied for modeling of the open multiconductor
EuMC21-01, Time: 09:00 microstrip lines of nite thickness. To build new model, the con-
cept of magnetic slits is introduced, which allows the cross-section
This paper presents the application of the Boundary Integral- multiple connected region to reduce into the simple connected
Resonant Mode Expansion (BI-RME) method to the modeling of region. The obtained polygonal region is conformal mapped by an-
waveguide components comprising lossy dielectric materials. The alytical Schwarz-Christoel transformation, which is implemented
proposed technique is based on the combination of the BI-RME in the form of computer numerical procedures. New technique is

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realized in MATLAB and has high computationally eectiveness, Evaluation on Use of Modulated Signal for
accuracy sucient for practice, and allows easy visualization of Microwave Power Transmission
the electric eld distribution.
Goh Fukuda 1 , Satoshi Yoshida 2 , Yoshirou Kai 1 , Naoki
Hasegawa 3 , Shigeo Kawasaki 2 ; 1 Tokyo University of
EuMC22 : Wireless Power Transfer Science, Japan; 2 Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency,
Venue: Aurelia, 11:20 13:00, Wednesday 8th October 2014 Japan; 3 Kyoto University, Japan
Chair: Apostolos Georgiadis, CTTC, Spain EuMC22-04, Time: 12:20
Co-Chair: Nuno Carvalho, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
This paper evaluates a liability in use of modulated signal for
microwave wireless power transmission. A microwave rectier
Rigorous Design of Magnetic-Resonant Wireless is designed and fabricated for the evaluation process. In design,
Power Transfer Links Realized with Two Coils inverse Class-F theory has been applied. Rectiers RF/DC con-
version eciency is set as a Figure Of Merit (FOM). This FOM is
Alessandra Costanzo 1 , Marco Dionigi 2 , Franco acquired for dierent modulation type and bandwidth, in condi-
Mastri 1 , Mauro Mongiardo 2 , Johannes A. Russer 3 , tion of equivalent total input RF power, through simulation and
Peter Russer 3 ; 1 Universit di Bologna, Italy; measurement. It is then compared with single tone RF CW signals
2 RF/DC conversion eciency. For most modulation type and
Universit di Perugia, Italy; 3 Technische Universitt
bandwidth, modulated signal had advantage in RF/DC conversion
Mnchen, Germany eciency over CW achieving at highest 7.8% higher eciency from
EuMC22-01, Time: 11:20 measurement.
Magnetic resonant wireless power transfer has been typically
realized by using systems of coupled resonators. We show that Surrogate-Based Optimization of Ecient Resonant
the essential elements are only the coupled inductances. In fact, Wireless Power Transfer Links Using Conjugate
by starting from coupled inductances, and by introducing their Image Impedances
conjugate image impedances, we can derive the series and parallel
matching topologies that realize maximum wireless power transfer. Marco Dionigi 1 , Mauro Mongiardo 1 , Slawomir Koziel 2 ;
1
By sacricing some eciency we show that we can realize a Universit di Perugia, Italy; 2 Reykjavik University,
matched (lossless case) mid-range wireless power transfer link by Iceland
using just one inductive coil on the secondary side and having the EuMC22-05, Time: 12:40
required capacitances all on the primary side (or vice versa). The
A methodology for improving eciency of wireless power transfer
proposed topology greatly simplies the design; in addition, when
(WPT) systems, derived from the concept of conjugate image
tuning is required due to coils misalignment or to link distance
impedances, is presented. For accuracy reasons, enhancement of
variation, it can be attained without the need for a feed-back
the system eciency through adjustment of its geometry parame-
through the communication link. A preliminary experimental
ters is based on full-wave electromagnetic (EM) simulation models.
verication of the proposed approach is also presented.
Fast WPT system design is realized by means of surrogate-based
optimization exploiting auxiliary equivalent network model, fre-
Enhanced Magnetic Shield Using a Loop on Ferrite quency scaling and response correction techniques.
for Wireless Power Transmission
Byung-Chul Park, Jeong-Hae Lee; Hongik University,
Korea
EuMC23 : Special Session: A Tribute to
EuMC22-02, Time: 11:40 Arthur A. Oliner and His Scientic Heritage
This paper describes an enhanced shield consisting of an auxiliary
for the European Microwave Community
loop on a ferrite in metallic environment at 6.78 MHz. Utilizing Venue: Baebiana, 11:20 13:00, Wednesday 8th October 2014
an in-phase current of the auxiliary loop on the ferrite, the per- Chair: Paolo Lampariello, Universit di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
formances such as the power transfer eciency and the coupling Co-Chair: Alessandro Galli, Universit di Roma La Sapienza,
coecient are improved. Conventional shielding method that uses Italy
high permeability ferrite has a limitation of the utilization because
of their high magnetic loss tangent. However, the proposed method Advances in Leaky-Wave Periodic Structures After
using the auxiliary loop coated on the ferrite can provide better Oliners Pioneering Research
eciency than the conventional method. In particular, at distance
of 20cm, the measured eciency is improved by 30% after applying P. Lampariello 1 , F. Frezza 1 , Alessandro Galli 1 , P.
the auxiliary loop. It is thought that the proposed method is useful Baccarelli 1 , P. Burghignoli 1 , G. Lovat 1 , S. Paulotto 2 ,
to the WPT systems having a ground plane. Guido Valerio 3 , D.R. Jackson 4 ; 1 Universit di Roma
La Sapienza, Italy; 2 Maxtena, USA; 3 IETR, France;
Resonantly-Coupled Wireless Powered Seat 4
University of Houston, USA
Locomotion in Automotive Applications
EuMC23-01, Time: 11:20
Matthew J. Chabalko 1 , M. Laifenfeld 2 , Y. Buchbut 2 , The research activity jointly developed during the last decade
David S. Ricketts 3 ; 1 Carnegie Mellon University, USA; between the groups coordinated by P. Lampariello in Europe
2
General Motors, Israel; 3 North Carolina State and by D. R. Jackson in the U.S.A. is reviewed, on the basis of
University, USA the fruitful scientic interaction had with Prof. Oliner since the
Eighties. The main focus here is on advances in leaky waves and
EuMC22-03, Time: 12:00
leaky-wave antennas based on periodic structures. This involves
We report on a resonantly-coupled wireless power (RWPT) system topics of dierent nature, such as issues of numerical modeling in
for locomotion of a seat in an automobile environment. The seat periodic Greens functions, leakage features in metamaterials and
moves transversely 28 cm, resulting in a time-varying geometry and other innovative media, and one-dimensional and two-dimensional
coupling. In addition, the proximity of a metallic undercarriage congurations of printed and planar leaky-wave radiators.
creates the potential for interference and additional loss. We
present a system that was able to achieve 80% eciency over the New Wine in Old Barrels: The Use of the Oliners
entire 28 cm travel distance and was not signicantly aected by
the metallic environment. This work demonstrates the viability
Method in Metasurface Antenna Design
for complex RWPT systems in automotive and other complex F. Caminita, S. Maci; Universit di Siena, Italy
environments. EuMC23-02, Time: 11:40
This paper presents a generalization of the Oliners method used
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Modulated Surface Reactance (SM-SR). In its original paper, Oliner per presents the results of an investigation of leaky wave antennas
applied the procedure to the case of a scalar and impenetrable designed on a substrate integrated waveguide. The interest is given
impedance sheet in free space; in this work, this approach has been to three antenna types: antenna radiating from a slot in the top
extended to nd the guided mode congurations (both leaky and waveguide wall, CRLH and dual band CRLH leaky wave antennas.
surface waves) for the more general case of Sinusoidally-Modulated
Tensor Surface Reactance (SM-TSR), placed inside a generic dielec-
tric stratication. SM-TSR can be seen as the simplest version of EuMC24 : Non Planar Passive Components
metasurface able to realize leaky-wave antenna with circular po-
larization. The results obtained have been successfully compared,
for Power Applications
in terms of complex propagation constant and polarization, with Venue: Cecilia, 11:20 13:00, Wednesday 8th October 2014
those of actual sinusoidally modulated metasurfaces constituted Chair: Magdalena Salazar Palma, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid,
Spain
by small printed element over a ground dielectric substrate. These
Co-Chair: Vesna Crnojevic-Bengin, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
rst results conrmed the possibility to use the SM-TSR as local
canonical problem for the analysis of more complex metasurfaces.
Synthesis of Single- and Dual-Band Short-Circuited
Analysis and Design of Controllable Leaky-Wave Waveguide Orthomode Transducers
Antennas Inspired by Prof. Arthur Oliner: A Tribute Yun Tao 1 , Zhongxiang Shen 2 ; 1 ST Electronics,
to Prof. Oliner Singapore; 2 Nanyang Technological University,
J.L. Gmez-Tornero 1 , A. Alvarez-Melcn 1 , F. Mesa 2 , F. Singapore
Medina 2 , George Goussetis 3 , Y. Jay Guo 4 ; EuMC24-01, Time: 11:20
1
Universidad Politcnica de Cartagena, Spain; This paper presents a synthesis method for short-circuited waveg-
2
Universidad de Sevilla, Spain; 3 Heriot-Watt University, uide orthomode transducers (OMTs). An equivalent circuit model
of slot-coupled square waveguide T-junction is initially proposed,
UK; 4 CSIRO, Australia and useful formulas are derived for synthesis of the single-band
EuMC23-03, Time: 12:00 OMT. Then a dual-band OMT connected with two lters is further
In this paper, we make a summary on the dierent leaky-wave designed using the circuit model and the synthesis theory for a
antenna (LWA) technologies developed by Spanish groups in lter matched with a complex load.
collaboration with UK and Australia, and which have been inspired
by seminal works of Prof. Oliner. First, we will describe the Design of a 70116GHz W-Band Turnstile OMT
LWAs based on asymmetric waveguides proposed by Prof. Oliner
and collaborators in the 80s90s. Also, the labor of Prof. Oliner
Doug Henke, Stphane Claude; NRC Herzberg, Canada
to reveal the nature of leaky modes in microstrip lines will be EuMC24-02, Time: 11:40
reminded. Based on these pioneering works, the contribution of An orthomode transducer (OMT) is important to separate the
the authors to the analysis and design of LWAs in three distinct incoming signal into two linear polarizations. Using a turnstile
technologies will be described. Namely: hybrid waveguide-printed junction, good input match, high isolation, and low cross-
circuit technology, Fabry-Prot (FP) technology, and Substrate In- polarization can be achieved over a wide bandwidth. We report
tegrated Waveguide (SIW) technology. The control of the complex on a design covering 70116 GHz that is directly machined from
leaky-mode wavenumber is necessary for the synthesis of high-gain aluminum.
frequency scanning patterns. This paper gives an overview of the
working mechanism and taper principles used for each technology, Planar Contra-Wound Helix for Application in TWTs
in a tribute to Prof. Oliner and collaborators who inspired all these with Reduced Backward-Wave Oscillation
ideas.
Chen Zhao 1 , Nilotpal Jha 1 , Sheel Aditya 1 , Ciersiang
Generation of Non-Diractive Bessel Beams Using Chua 2 ; 1 Nanyang Technological University, Singapore;
Leaky-Wave Modes 2
CST South East Asia, Singapore
Mauro Ettorre 1 , Guido Valerio 1 , Ronan Sauleau 1 , EuMC24-03, Time: 12:00
Walter Fuscaldo 1 , Alessandro Galli 2 , Anthony Grbic 3 ; Backward-wave oscillation is frequently a problem in TWT ampli-
1
IETR, France; 2 Universit di Roma La Sapienza, ers that use the conventional circular helix slow-wave structure
(SWS). Circular contra-wound helix SWS, proposed in the past to
Italy; 3 University of Michigan, USA solve this problem, is hard to fabricate at high frequencies. In
EuMC23-04, Time: 12:20 this paper, we propose a planar contra-wound planar helix SWS
This paper presents a novel direction in leaky-wave phenomenon with potential for microfabrication. It is shown with the help of
research: the generation of non-diractive Bessel beams by leaky- simulated dispersion characteristics that the proposed structure
wave modes. A radial waveguide loaded by a capacitive impedance decreases the risk of backward-wave oscillation in a TWT. Also pre-
sheet is used to support an azimuthally invariant leaky-wave mode sented is a proof-of-concept low frequency design of the proposed
whose normal electric-eld component is a truncated, zeroth-order structure that can be fabricated using printed circuit techniques.
Bessel function. In particular, the generation of propagating Bessel
beams using the lowest and higher-order leaky-wave modes sup- Design and Realization of 3dB Hybrid Stripline
ported by the radial waveguide is considered. Design relations are Coupler in 0.518.0GHz
provided in both cases, based on an accurate vector eld approach
and on the dispersion analysis of the proposed structure. Mea- Mauro Anselmi, Massimiliano Pingue, Antonio Manna,
surement results validate the design approach for the lowest order Roberto Flamini, Luigi Cosmi; Elettronica, Italy
leaky-wave radial waveguide. Numerical results are presented EuMC24-04, Time: 12:20
for the higher-order case. Non-diractive Bessel-beams may nd
In this article the design and the construction of an ultrawideband
application in sensing and wireless power transfer at microwaves
(UWB) 3 dB hybrid coupler are presented. The coupler is realized
and millimeter waves.
in broadside stripline technology to cover the operating bandwidth
SIW Leaky Wave Antennas 0.518 GHz (more than ve octaves). Detailed electromagnetic
design has been carried to optimize performances according
Jan Machac; Czech Technical University in Prague, to bandwidth. The comparison between simulations and mea-
Czech Republic surements validated the design approach. The rst prototype
EuMC23-05, Time: 12:40 guaranteed an insertion loss lower than 5 dB and a phase shift
equal to 90 +/- 5 in bandwidth.
The substrate integrated waveguide can easily be integrated with
planar microwave circuits. Antennas designed on this transmission
line have a planar structure, and can be fabricated by a standard
PCB technology, so they are suitable for mass production. This pa-

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Single-Pole Multiple-Throw Waveguide Switch for Numerical Models of Microwave Thermal Ablation
Twelve Output Ports (SP12T) Procedures
Jorge A. Ruiz-Cruz 1 , Mohamed M. Fahmi 2 , Raafat R. M. Cavagnaro 1 , R. Pinto 2 , V. Lopresto 2 ; 1 Universit di
Mansour 3 ; 1 Universidad Autnoma de Madrid, Spain; Roma La Sapienza, Italy; 2 ENEA, Italy
2
Nanowave Technologies, Canada; 3 University of EuMC25-03, Time: 12:00
Waterloo, Canada Microwave thermal ablations therapies are based on the absorption
EuMC24-05, Time: 12:40 of an electromagnetic eld at microwave frequencies to induce a
very high and localized temperature increase to remove unhealthy
This paper addresses the design of a single-pole multiple-throw
tissue. The development of clinical protocols for treatment plan-
(SP12T) switch with twelve output ports in waveguide technology.
ning is strictly linked to the availability of numerical models able
The cumbersome and bulky routing waveguide networks required
to correctly predict the procedure outcomes. In this paper, some
to deal with large number of ports in waveguide switches are
numerical models proposed in the literature were considered and
reduced to a very compact structure that uses ridge waveguide
their results were compared.
junctions. The switch concept is provided by short circuit elements
inside the ridge waveguides that select the signal path inside the
waveguide structure. This concept avoids the use of complex
Space Distribution of SAR and Temperature in
rotary systems to provide path switching, resulting in an extremely Human Body Model with Tumor Using Waveguide
compact network. A SP12T waveguide switch is built and tested Applicator Array
to validate the concept. The fabricated prototype integrates the
transitions to SMA outputs and metallic posts for the short-circuit Ondrej Fiser Jr., Ilja Merunka, Lucie Vojckov, Jan
elements. The experimental results show that the proposed ap- Vrba; Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech
proach provides a very compact structure, with design parameters Republic
that can be optimized depending on the targeted application. EuMC25-04, Time: 12:20
The way to treat tumors in head and neck region is the main
EuMC25 : Microwave-Based Medical aim of this work. For this purpose we used array of waveguide
applicators working on frequency 434 MHz. Characteristics of used
Applications applicator array tested through the EM eld simulator SEMCAD X
Venue: Domizia, 11:20 13:00, Wednesday 8th October 2014 on numerical model and model made from CT scans. We observed
Chair: Wolfgang Menzel, Universitt Ulm, Germany SAR and temperature distribution in tumor and sensitive tissues.
Co-Chair: Reinhard Feger, Johannes Kepler Universitt Linz, For better results we optimized SAR distribution and tried to focus
Austria energy to tumor. This contribution shows good control of SAR
distribution patterns and oers a solution for patients with large
An Electromagnetic Device for Autonomous tumors.
Mobility of Visually Impaired People Microwave Waveguide-Based Dielectrometry for the
V. Di Mattia, P. Russo, A. De Leo, V. Mariani Primiani, Monitoring Erythrocytes Beta-Receptors Activity
V. Petrini, G. Cerri, L. Scalise; Universit Politecnica Kateryna Arkhypova 1 , Pavlo Krasov 1 , Anatoliy
delle Marche, Italy Fisun 1 , Seil Sautbekov 2 , Volodymyr Lychko 3 ,
EuMC25-01, Time: 11:20
Volodymyr Malakhov 3 ; 1 National Academy of Sciences
The design of an electromagnetic (EM) novel device to be used
of Ukraine, Ukraine; 2 L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National
as travel support to the mobility of visually impaired people is
presented in this work. In particular, a preliminary study has been University, Kazakhstan; 3 Kharkov Medical Academy of
carried out using laboratory instrumentation in order to inves- Post-Graduate Education, Ukraine
tigate the performances of an EM system in detecting obstacles EuMC25-05, Time: 12:40
located along user pathway, both in indoor and outdoor cluttered
In the present work we propose a new integrated approach to
environments. Moreover, a portable EM system prototype has been
characterization of cellular reactivity using human erythrocytes in
realized and tested with a blind volunteer in order to both demon-
health and disease. We have applied two methods microwave
strate potentialities and highlight peculiarities of using EM pulses
waveguide-based dielectrometry (39.5 GHz) and osmotic fragility
for this application. The proposed EM system accomplishes most
technique based on photometry to monitor receptor-specic
of the operative requirements of electronic travel aids for visually
response of blood cells caused by the beta-blocker exposure. Our
impaired subjects and can even provide additional information on
results showed that dielectric response of erythrocytes depends on
obstacles, as for example height from the ground, distance and
the physiological state of blood donors that is in good agreement
position.
with the degree of their beta-receptors activity (beta-ARM index).
We found that drug-induced changes in complex permittivity and
A 4-Channel RF Coil Based on a Novel the values of beta-ARM index are inversely related. The proposed
Dipole-Element with Eigen-Resonant Shielding Plate approach is intended to supplement current cellular analysis used
for 7-Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging for healthcare, which will allow obtaining more information about
health status of the patients at the cellular level.
Zhichao Chen, Oliver Kra, Klaus Solbach, Daniel Erni,
Andreas Rennings; Universitt Duisburg-Essen,
Germany
EuMC25-02, Time: 11:40
First imaging tests of a 4-channel RF coil using novel 41cm-long
dipole elements with an eigen-resonant shielding plate in a 7-Tesla
magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system are presented. The
proposed 4-channel coil is loaded by a homogeneous phantom to
model the human body. Gradient echo images on the transverse,
sagittal and coronal planes are acquired in CP+ mode and com-
pared to the more established 25cm-long elements. Relative B+ 1
maps for each channel show good separation of transmit sensitivi-
ties. The proposed coil exhibits improved image homogeneity on
transverse planes due to the broader eld distribution, and a large
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Fully Inkjet-Printed Tunable S-Band Phase Shifter on


EuMC26 : Emerging Tuneable and BST Thick Film
Recongurable Devices and Systems M. Nikfalazar 1 , Yuliang Zheng 1 , Alex Wiens 1 , Rolf
Venue: Giulia, 11:20 13:00, Wednesday 8th October 2014 Jakoby 1 , A. Friederich 2 , Christian Kohler 2 , Joachim R.
Chair: Rolf Jacoby, Technische Universitt Darmstadt, Germany Binder 2 ; 1 Technische Universitt Darmstadt, Germany;
Co-Chair: Amir Mortazawi, University of Michigan, USA 2
KIT, Germany
EuMC26-04, Time: 12:20
Characterization of Ferroelectric BST MIM
Capacitors up to 65GHz for a Compact Phase Shifter In this paper, a novel inkjet printing technology is presented, which
allows the fabrication of fully printed tunable RF components. A
at 60GHz tunable phase shifter is fabricated to demonstrate the capabilities
Rosa De Paolis 1 , Fabio Coccetti 1 , Sandrine Payan 2 , of this simple, exible and low-cost method. The proposed phase
shifter contains tunable ferroelectric varactors in metal-insulator-
Mario Maglione 2 , Guillaume Guegan 3 ; 1 LAAS, France;
2 metal (MIM) conguration, which is fully inkjet-printed on top
ICMCB, France; 3 STMicroelectronics, France of an alumina carrier substrate with metallic and dielectric inks.
EuMC26-01, Time: 11:20 The printed phase shifter achieved phase shift of 156 at 2.8GHz
The voltage- and frequency-dependent material properties of (300 /cm2 ).
(Ba,Sr)TiO3 (BST) thin lm have been extracted up to 65 GHz.
To this aim, a set of MIM capacitors has been characterized by Electrically Recongurable Waveguide Polarizer
means of a lumped elements equivalent circuit validated by tting Using Liquid Crystal Technology for Ka-Band
on de-embedded experimental data. At 60 GHz the tunability is Applications
80% (025 V bias), and the loss tangent is better than 0.16 (value
at 0 V), demonstrating that the BST is a promising candidate to Sebastian Strunck, Alexander Gaebler, Onur Hamza
operate at millimeter frequencies. The results have been exploited Karabey, Matthias Jost, Rolf Jakoby; Technische
in the design of the rst tunable phase shifter based on MIM BST
Universitt Darmstadt, Germany
capacitors working at 60 GHz. The measured phase shift and the
FoM at 60 GHz are, respectively, 135 and 23 /dB, when passing EuMC26-05, Time: 12:40
from 0 V to 30 V, and 150 and 22 /dB, when passing from 0 V to A broadband liquid crystal based polarizer is presented in this
90 V. The size is very compact (1.5 0.8 mm2 , i.e., area/20 < 0.05). paper, electrically changing the orientation of the fundamental
The insertion loss is between -1.3 and -5.9 dB, and the return loss TE01 -mode of a square waveguide. The basic concept is similar
is better than -12 dB. The achieved performances are superior to to the twisted nematic cell in LC-display technology, however,
the state-of-the-art. adapted to the microwave regime as a waveguide component.
This allows for continuous, electrical reconguration of the lin-
Tunable Impedance Matching Networks on Printed ear polarization from -90 to 90 with respect to the incoming
Ceramics for Output Matching of RF-Power mode. Besides the demonstration of the prototype, methods for
implementation are shown regarding the optimal length for the
Transistors
maximum crosspolarisation suppression. The polarizer has an
Alex Wiens 1 , Olof Bengtsson 2 , Christian Kohler 3 , insertion loss of about 6 dB to 7 dB between 28 GHz and 40 GHz.
Daniel Kienemund 1 , M. Nikfalazar 1 , Holger Maune 1 ,
A. Friederich 3 , Joachim R. Binder 3 , Wolfgang
EuMC27 : Emerging Technologies and Novel
Heinrich 2 , Rolf Jakoby 1 ; 1 Technische Universitt
Applications
Darmstadt, Germany; 2 FBH, Germany; 3 KIT, Germany
Venue: Hortensia, 11:20 13:00, Wednesday 8th October 2014
EuMC26-02, Time: 11:40
Chair: Kamal K Samanta, Milmega UK
This work addresses tunable matching networks fabricated on Co-Chair: Dimitris Pavlidis, Boston University
functional thick lm layers of Barium-Strontium-Titanate (BST) for
RF-power transistors. The deposition of BST layers is performed Aerosol Jet Printing for 3-D Multilayer Passive
in a screen-printing process and the fabricated components are
patterned by photolithography. Around 2.0 GHz, the insertion Microwave Circuitry
loss varies in a range between 0.7 dB and 1.1 dB depending on the Fan Cai, Spyridon Pavlidis, John Papapolymerou,
tuning state and frequency, transforming 7.5Ohm to 50 Ohm. For
Yung Hang Chang, Kan Wang, Chuck Zhang, Ben
verication, the tunable matching network is implemented as the
main part of the output matching of three cells of a bare-die GaN Wang; Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
HEMT. The transistor is operated in class AB at 2.0 GHz at 15V and EuMC27-01, Time: 11:20
28V drain voltage with a peak power of 36.9 dBm and 40.1dBm Aerosol jet printed 3-D coplanar waveguides up to 50 GHz are
along with 47.1% and 41% drain eciency respectively, which is an demonstrated in this paper for the rst time featuring a multilayer
improvement of approximately 10%-points in eciency and more aerosol jet deposition process. The aerosol jet printing utilized in
than 6 dB in power compared to previous work. this paper is the rst aerosol jet process to demonstrate multilayer
deposition with bi-materials and is host substrate independent.
Switching Reliability and Switching Speed of Barium The paper provides an insight into the fabrication process, the
Strontium Titanate (BST) BAW Devices technology assessment and the characterization of the polyimide
as well as the nano silver particles. The printed polyimide could
Victor Lee, Seungku Lee, Seyit Ahmet Sis, Amir achieve a thickness of 60 m. The three-dimensional printed
Mortazawi; University of Michigan, USA transmission lines demonstrated losses of 0.5 dB/mm at 50 GHz.
EuMC26-03, Time: 12:00
Adaptive circuits are essential for the design of multi standard Logo Antenna on Textile Materials
and recongurable radios. Ferroelectric thin lm technology has Giuseppina Monti, Laura Corchia, Luciano Tarricone;
demonstrated its advantages for the design of varactors and
Universit del Salento, Italy
more recently, switchable and tunable bulk acoustic wave (BAW)
EuMC27-02, Time: 11:40
resonators and lters. Some important performance characteristic
of barium strontium titanate (BST) based resonators and lters This paper presents a novel logo-shaped antenna. The proposed
have been well studied. However, their tuning and switching speed antenna has been fabricated by using a conductive non-woven tex-
has not been well characterized yet. In this work, measurement tile on a layer of jeans. Experimental data referring to a prototype
results on the switching reliability as well as the switching speed working at 1.8 GHz are presented and compared with numerical
of BST BAW resonators and lters are presented. results. A relative bandwidth of about 70% and a dipole-like
radiation pattern is demonstrated.

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A Novel Multilayered SIW Filter with Two with an arbitrary fractional bandwidth. By introducing the center
Mono-Modal Cavities and Three Poles frequency of the passband as a designable parameter, the distance
between the center frequencies of the passband and spurious can
Maurizio Bozzi 1 , Fermn Mira 2 , Apostolos Georgiadis 2 ; be also controlled in our novel synthesis technique. To validate the
1
Universit di Pavia, Italy; 2 CTTC, Spain proposed technique, a wideband lter with a bandwidth of 35GHz
EuMC27-03, Time: 12:00 is designed, simulated, fabricated and measured. The measured
This work presents a novel class of lters in substrate integrated responses of the lter agree well with the simulation and theoreti-
waveguide (SIW) technology, based on a multilayered conguration. cal ones, which validates the eectiveness of the newly-proposed
The peculiarity of these lters is the presence of additional poles lter structure and the corresponding design scheme.
and zeros, due to the resonant slot etched in the common metal
layer between two dielectric substrates. In this way, a lter with Pseudo-Elliptic Function Ultra Wideband Bandstop
two mono-modal cavities, coupled by a resonant slot, exhibits a Filter with Stepped Impedance Stubs
frequency response with three poles and two transmission zeros.
The experimental verication of a prototype operating at 11 GHz J.A.G. Malherbe; University of Pretoria, South Africa
is presented in this letter, and the possible extensions of this lter EuMC28-02, Time: 11:40
topology are discussed. This paper describes a new pseudo-elliptic structure that has the
same number of transmission zeros as comparable Cauer lters.
Simulation and Analysis of InGaP/GaAs DHPTs The lter diers from previous structures in that it has two three-
Using Eye Diagrams for Short Wavelength Optical section stepped stubs which contribute an additional transmission
zero, ensuring even better performance and substantially increased
Detection range of realizable stopband attenuation levels.
Yongjian Zhang 1 , Ali A. Rezazadeh 1 , Hassan A.
Khan 2 , Emerson P. Sinulingga 1 , Peter B. Kyabaggu 1 , Miniaturized Ultra-Wideband Bandpass Filter Based
Mohammad A. Alim 1 ; 1 University of Manchester, UK; on CRLH-TL Unit Cell
2
LUMS, Pakistan Abdullah Alburaikan, Mohammed Aqeeli, Xianjun
EuMC27-04, Time: 12:20 Huang, Zhirun Hu; University of Manchester, UK
Eye diagram is adopted as a powerful tool to analyse the perfor- EuMC28-03, Time: 12:00
mance of an optical detector, which provides highly insightful infor- In this paper, a novel ultra-wideband (UWB) bandpass lter design
mation about components performance than S-parameter and pho- based on a composite right/left handed transmission line (CRLH-
toresponse analysis. In this work a 1620 m2 In0.49 Ga0.51 P/GaAs TL) unit cell is presented. The series capacitance of CRLH-TL is
DHPT operating as a short wavelength (850nm) photodetector is realised by the interdigital capacitor, and shunt inductance is
evaluated. PRBS signals with data rates between 0.5 to 3Gbps are provided by the grounded stubs. By cascading the interdigital
used as the input signal to a modied small signal T-model circuit, coupled line with a low-pass lter (LPF) based on symmetrical
which includes an optical current source, to simulate eye diagram split ring resonator (SSRR) defected ground structure (DGS), an
in ADS. Through analysing eye diagrams deteriorations caused by UWB frequency response is obtained. SSRR DGS was used to
the input optical power, data rate and physical parameters of the obtain wider upper stopband and sharp roll-o rate. The lter
device variations, eye diagram would assist in device optimizations has compact size (13 8.5 mm2 ) and exhibits an attenuation level
for performance enhancement. greater than 23 dB at both upper and lower stopband. The lter
has an insertion loss of 1 dB, a return loss better than 13 dB, and a
An Equivalent Circuit Model of CNT Inkjet Printed fractional bandwidth of more than 100%.
Paper-Based Structures
On the Development of Compact Lumped-Element
Carlos Paragua 1 , Kamel Frigui 1 , Stphane Bila 1 ,
LCP Filters
Dominique Baillargeat 1 , Sbastien Pacchini 2 ; 1 XLIM,
France; 2 CINTRA, Singapore Laura Hepburn, Jiasheng Hong; Heriot-Watt University,
EuMC27-05, Time: 12:40 UK
EuMC28-04, Time: 12:20
This paper proposes an equivalent circuit model of carbon nan-
otubes (CNTs) lms dropped on demand by inkjet printing and This paper presents a novel compact, UHF-band lumped element
using low cost paper substrate. The CNTs are printed in gap of lter that shows good results versus other similar designs, with a
the central line of coplanar waveguides used as test structures. 20% fractional bandwidth operating at 500MHz with a 17dB return
The proposed model was validated by experimental measurement. loss. The circuit was designed using multilayer LCP, with a focus
The suggested equivalent model can be exploited in the imple- on minimising the footprint and the number of vias present, which
mentation of dierent inkjet-printed modules and carbon-based was achieved by folding the design and implementing a block of
nanotechnology for microwave devices. shared ground vias, avoiding unwanted coupling in the process.
Using a 4-pole tubular lter circuit model, the initial lter designed
showed a good response and underwent a subsequent successful
EuMC28 : Lumped Elements and Wideband redesign that reduced the footprint by 60% and the number of vias
by 37.5% without sacricing the response of the lter.
Planar Filters
Venue: Iustina, 11:20 13:00, Wednesday 8th October 2014 Advanced Lumped-Element Trisection Filter for
Chair: Ferran Martin, Universitat Autnoma de Barcelona, Spain
Co-Chair: Luciano Accatino, ACC, Italy
Digital Microwave Power Ampliers
M. Martnez-Mendoza 1 , A. Wentzel 1 , Wolfgang
Novel Synthesis of Wideband Filter Using Heinrich 1 , A. Alvarez-Melcn 2 ; 1 FBH, Germany;
Open-Short-Circuited Stepped Impedance 2
Universidad Politcnica de Cartagena, Spain
Resonators EuMC28-05, Time: 12:40
Chun-Ping Chen 1 , Noriki Kato 1 , Takemasa Kato 1 , In this paper, a compact lumped element bandpass reconstruction
lter for digital microwave power amplier applications in the 800
Katsuhiro Kamata 1 , Tetsuo Anada 1 , Shigeki Takeda 2 ;
1 MHz band is presented. The lter, based on the trisection topology,
Kanagawa University, Japan; 2 Antenna Giken, Japan includes a cross coupling which produces a transmission zero for
EuMC28-01, Time: 11:20 maximum selectivity. In contrast to common lter designs the
A wideband lter consisting of a cascade connection of open-short- input impedance characteristic is optimized broadband to values
circuited stepped impedance resonators (OSSIRs) is proposed dierent from 50 , as is required for proper amplier operation.
with a corresponding synthesis theory. The pseudo-Chebyshev- The lter achieves an insertion loss of 0.8 dB and an equiripple
function-based formulae are derived to design the wideband lter bandwidth of 240 MHz, with improved out-of-band suppression.

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equivalent circuit contains only positive resistors, inductors and


EuMC29 : Frequency- and Time-Domain capacitors as the circuit elements and ideal transformers in the
Electromagnetic Modelling connection circuit. The algorithm is based on the representation
of the multiport by a positive real matrix obtained from numerical
Venue: Niside, 11:20 13:00, Wednesday 8th October 2014
data by vector-tting. From this positive real matrix stepwise parts
Chair: Clive Tzuang, Tianjin University, China corresponding to canonical sub circuits are extracted until the
Co-Chair: Peter Russer, Technische Universitt Mnchen, order of the remaining matrix reaches zero.
Germany
Coupling Matrix Synthesis by Solving Nonlinear
A Fast MoM Code for Finite Arrays Equations Using Newtons Method
Ruggero Taddei 1 , Giacomo Guarnieri 2 , Giuseppe Changsoo Kwak, Manseok Uhm, In-Bok Yom; ETRI,
Mauriello 2 , Giuseppe Pelosi 1 , Stefano Selleri 1 ; Korea
1
Universit di Firenze, Italy; 2 Antenna Engineering, EuMC29-05, Time: 12:40
Italy
This paper presents a new coupling matrix synthesis method. The
EuMC29-01, Time: 11:20 method synthesizes a coupling matrix by moving poles and zeros
This paper presents the novel implementation of a general purpose to their own target positions in the complex plane. Mathematically
Method of Moments (MoM), specialized in the treatment of nite speaking, the procedure is to solve a system of nonlinear equations
planar arrays. The proposed implementation is fast and accurate, using Newtons method. In addition, a new algorithm for gener-
and exploits open source libraries and tools. It is capable of ating the initial values is devised. The method exhibits a lower
analyzing isolated structures, innite arrays via periodic boundary possibility of falling into local minima and faster convergence
conditions and nite arrays. In a subsequent phase the solution than the existing optimization methods. The method veries
of the nite array problem is going to be accelerated via the its performance by synthesizing high-order asymmetric lters
exploitation of Characteristics/Macro Basis Functions deriving repeatedly in a very short time period without failure.
from the Array Scanning Method.

Numerical Analysis of the EM Field from a Moving EuMC30 : High Frequency Monolithic VCOs
Source and the Application for a Moving Vehicle Venue: Aurelia, 14:20 16:00, Wednesday 8th October 2014
1 2 1 Chair: Noriharu Suematsu, Tohoku University, Japan
Tatsuya Akata , Shafrida Sahrani , Michiko Kuroda ; Co-Chair: Mike Roberts, Slipstream Engineering Design
1
Tokyo University of Technology, Japan; 2 Universiti
Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia A Low Phase-Noise 24GHz CMOS Quadrature-VCO
EuMC29-02, Time: 11:40 Using PMOS-Source-Follower Coupling Technique
Many practical engineering applications require the numerical
Ping-Yi Wang 1 , Yin-Cheng Chang 1 , Kai-Hsin Chuang 1 ,
solution for the analysis of the EM eld by a moving source and/or
a moving body. We have previously proposed the Overset Grid Da-Chiang Chang 2 , Shawn S.H. Hsu 1 ; 1 National Tsing
Generation method coupled with FDTD method for the analysis of Hua University, Taiwan; 2 NARLabs, Taiwan
the EM eld with moving boundaries considering Doppler Eect. EuMC30-01, Time: 14:20
By overlapping one moving sub-mesh on a static main mesh, each
An eective coupling topology for multi-phase oscillators is pro-
mesh is calculated alternately by using interpolation technique.
posed and demonstrated in a standard 90nm CMOS technology.
For higher velocity value, Lorentz transformation is applied to the
Compared with the conventional parallel or series coupling meth-
FDTD method. In this paper, after verifying the accuracy of this
ods, the PMOS-source-follower coupled (PSFC) technique with the
technique, it is applied for the EM eld at an intersection when the
coupling transistors operated in the cut-o region can signicantly
input source is moving towards the moving vehicle.
reduce the icker noise and hence the phase noise of VCO. The
proposed PSFC QVCOs at 24.39GHz demonstrates a low phase
Characterization of Short Pulse Propagation Using noise of -106.05dBc/Hz at 1MHz oset with a tuning range of
Euclid Distance 3.22GHz under the supply voltage and current consumption of
1V and 6.2mA, respectively. The proposed PSFC-QVCO exhibits a
Shunli Li, Li Xie, Liang Yang, Xingwen Zhang, Hongxin
better FOMT of 188.2dBc/Hz and smaller chip area (core area only
Zhao, Xiaoxing Yin; Southeast University, China 0.18 mm2 ) than previous works.
EuMC29-03, Time: 12:00
The characterization of short pulse signals transmission along Wide Tuning Range Millimeter-Wave VCOs Based on
the microstrip line and in the free space using the signal space Switchable Inductive Tuning Methodology in 90nm
method and Euclid distance is presented. The short pulse signals
CMOS Technology
in the microstrip line and along the main direction of the antipodal
Vivaldi antenna are obtained and partly validated with measured Tzuen-Hsi Huang, Pen-Li You, Chen-Hao Chiu,
results. The variation of delity and Euclid distance with the Chen-Yu Wu; National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
transmission distance is analyzed and portrayed. This analysis EuMC30-02, Time: 14:40
provides more insight into the propagation of short pulse along
the microstrip line and in free space and thus is fundamental for This paper presents the application of switchable inductive tuning
the analysis and design of the microstrip line networks and pulse technique to the frequency tuning range (FTR) enhancement for
antennas. millimeter-wave oscillators. By rearranging the induced-current
path in the guard ring of a planar inductor, the inductance value
Brunes Four-Port Equivalent Circuit Models for can be changed and therefore the resulted total tuning range
of the oscillator can be extended. Two VCOs are fabricated for
MMMWICs
demonstrating the eectiveness of this tuning technique. By using
Farooq Mukhtar 1 , Johannes A. Russer 1 , Sidina Wane 2 , 90nm CMOS technology, a V-band 55 GHz direct VCO with an FTR
Damienne Bajon 3 , An-Yu Kuo 4 , Peter Russer 1 ; of 9.95 GHz and a W-band push-push 109 GHz VCO with an FTR of
1 17.8 GHz are achieved. For the V-band VCO, the measured phase
Technische Universitt Mnchen, Germany; 2 NXP noise ranges from -110 to -120 dBc/Hz over the whole tuning
Semiconductors, France; 3 ISAE, France; 4 Cadence range, no matter the switches are either turned on or o. The
Design Systems, USA power consumption is 11.3 mW with a 0.9 V supply. The evaluated
EuMC29-04, Time: 12:20 FOM is -184.2 dBc/Hz and FOMT is -189.3 dBc/Hz. For the W-band
VCO, the measured phase noise is -108.9 dBc/Hz at 10 MHz oset
A systematic algorithm based on the Brune-Tellegen process is ap-
from the carrier frequency of 100.6 GHz, while it consumes 22.8
plied to synthesize a lumped-element equivalent circuit modeling
mW from a 1.2 V supply. The evaluated FOM is -175.4 dBc/Hz and
a monolithic integrated millimeterwave transformer module in the
the FOMT is -179.5 dBc/Hz.
frequency range from 53 GHz to 73 GHz. The lumped element

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A Low-Power K-Band Frequency Synthesizer Using icker noise eect, while other techniques are used to lower the
Push-Push Transformer-Feedback VCO in 0.18-m DC current of the frequency divider at the required operating
CMOS Technology frequency. The conversion gain of the IQ-Demodulator is 6 dB and
its input referred compression point -12 dBm. The demodulator
Hsin-Chuan Chen 1 , Jen-Hao Cheng 1 , Jeng-Han Tsai 2 , consumes a total power of 50 mW. The total chip size including
Ming-Hang Wu 1 , Tian-Wei Huang 1 ; 1 National Taiwan pads is 0.841.15 mm2 .
University, Taiwan; 2 National Taiwan Normal
University, Taiwan Multi-Channel Low-Noise Receiver and Transmitter
EuMC30-03, Time: 15:00 for 7681GHz Automotive Radar Systems in 65nm
In this paper, a K-band frequency synthesizer using 0.18-m CMOS
CMOS
technology is presented. To achieve low-power consumption, a Toshihiro Shimura, Hiroshi Matsumura, Yoichi
transformer-feedback voltage-controlled oscillator (TF-VCO) with a Kawano, Masaru Sato, Toshihide Suzuki, Yoji Ohashi;
cascoded current mode logic (CML) frequency divider is proposed.
Furthermore, the push-push structure is selected in TF-VCO to Fujitsu Laboratories, Japan
overcome the design trade-o between operating frequency and dc EuMC31-03, Time: 15:00
power consumption of CML divider. Based on the aforementioned This paper presents the design and characteristics of a receiver
techniques, the measured phase noise of proposed frequency and a transmitter in 65-nm CMOS technology for automotive radar
synthesizer is -114 dBc/Hz at 10 MHz oset at 21.5 GHz. The total systems covering dual radar bands of 76 GHz and 79 GHz. The
power consumption is 20.1 mW. receiver has a 4-channel fully dierential conguration for DBF
systems. A unit receiver achieves a single-side band noise gure
A V-Band Push-Push VCO with Wide Tuning Range of 12 dB at an IF range from 1 to 200 kHz using a low 1/f-noise
in 0.18m CMOS Process double-balanced resistive mixer and a low-noise dierential ampli-
er. Using an on-chip multi-channel DAC, the receiver maintains
Yu-Hsin Chang, Yen-Chung Chiang; National Chung a constant conversion gain with varying temperature by means
Hsing University, Taiwan of the ne control of gate bias voltages. The transmitter has a
EuMC30-04, Time: 15:20 2-channel conguration for multi-transmitting mode and includes
a frequency PLL synthesizer. The transmitter achieves a phase
In this paper, a wide tuning range push-push voltage-controlled noise of -84 dBc/Hz at a 100 kHz oset using an XOR-type phase
oscillator (VCO) implemented in the TSMC 0.18m CMOS process detector and a 49-MHz reference. Due to the wider frequency
technology for V-band applications is presented. By adopting circuit operation of frequency dividers and a VCO, the frequency
source degeneration inductors, the characteristic of the overall LC synthesizer in the transmitter achieves a 7681 GHz frequency
tank is improved and a wide tuning range can be achieved with a range operation. We demonstrate 5-GHz band width FMCW and
larger size of the varactor. The output signal with frequency which 10-s fast-FM signal generation using the transmitter.
is twice of that in the VCO core is extracted from the center tap of
one of the parallel connected source degeneration inductors. The
measured output frequency is from 59.1 GHz to 65.8 GHz which
A CMOS Advanced Class-S Transmitter Architecture
corresponds to 10.73% tuning range of the proposed VCO. The Based on Tri-Level Envelope Encoding
measured phase noises at 1MHz and 10MHz frequency osets are Young-Kyun Cho, Sung Jun Lee, Seung Hyun Jang,
-82dBc/Hz and -113dBc/Hz, respectively, at the 65.43 GHz output
frequency. The power consumption of the core circuit is 15.3mW Bong Hyuk Park, Jae Ho Jung, Kwang Chun Lee; ETRI,
from a 1.8-V supply. Korea
EuMC31-04, Time: 15:20
A 270GHz Push-Push Oscillator in An advanced class-S transmitter architecture using a tri-level
InP-DHBT-on-BiCMOS Technology envelope encoding is presented. With tri-level encoding based on
a delta-sigma modulator (DSM), a coding eciency is improved
M. Hossain, N. Weimann, O. Krueger, V. Krozer, compared to the two-level case, and sampling frequency is lowered
Wolfgang Heinrich; FBH, Germany to 522.24 MHz, which leads to an enhanced system eciency. An
EuMC30-05, Time: 15:40 analog/RF interface block is designed to control the propagation
A 270-GHz reection-type push-push oscillator is presented, real- delay of the envelope signal. A wideband mixer and drive amplier
ized using 0.8m emitter InP-DHBTs. The InP DHBT-on-BiCMOS are also included to combine the modulated envelope with the
oers both InP HBT and BiCMOS technologies but in this case only phase signal and shift the spectrum to a 2.6-GHz center frequency.
the InP part is used. The transistors exhibit a maximum oscillation Measurement results from an implementation in a 130 nm CMOS
frequency fmax of 300 GHz. The oscillator delivers -9.5 dBm output process show that the DSM achieves a peak signal-to-noise and dis-
power. DC consumption is only 31 mW from a 1.8 volts power tortion ratio of 44.4 dB in a 20-MHz input bandwidth. Transmitter
supply, which corresponds to 0.4% overall DC-to-RF eciency. measurements on a 10-MHz long-term evolution signal show an
error vector magnitude of 3.2% and an adjacent channel leakage
ratio of 40.5 dB at 2.6 GHz.
EuMC31 : Integrated Transceivers Challenges in RF-DPLL Design for Wideband Phase
Venue: Baebiana, 14:20 16:00, Wednesday 8th October 2014
Modulation Supporting SC-FDMA in LTE Uplink
Chair: Franz Dielacher, Inneon
Co-Chair: Alessandro Cidronali, Universit di Firenze, Italy T. Buckel 1 , C. Wicpalek 2 , T. Mayer 2 , S. Tertinek 2 , P.
Preyler 2 , B. Neurauter 2 , Robert Weigel 1 , T.
IQ Demodulator for the IEEE 802.15.3c Standard in Ussmueller 1 ; 1 FAU Erlangen-Nrnberg, Germany;
the 90nm CMOS Technology 2
DMCE, Austria
Mohammed K. Ali, Amin Hamidian, Andrea EuMC31-05, Time: 15:40
Malignaggi, Georg Boeck; Technische Universitt As one central part in polar modulators and polar transmitters
Berlin, Germany the phase modulation of the RF carrier is typically realized by a
EuMC31-01, Time: 14:20 two-point modulation of the RF digital phase locked loop (DPLL)
generating the carrier. However, with increasing channel band-
The design of an IQ-Demodulator for the IEEE 802.15.3c standard widths, advanced modulation and channel access schemes the
is presented. The design is targeted for low noise, low power phase modulation suers from several impairments such as digi-
consumption and small chip area. The IQ-Demodulator is fabri- tally controlled oscillator gain nonlinearity and delay mismatches.
cated in a 90 nm CMOS technology; it converts down a 2 GHz wide But also process, voltage and temperature (PVT) variation as
channel at around the IF of 20 GHz to the neighborhood of the well as the impact of the used access scheme on calibration and
zero frequency. New current bleeding network with resonating tracking algorithms inside the RF-DPLL will play an important
inductors is used for the direct-conversion mixer to mitigate the role. Those eects and their impact on characteristics like EVM,

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ACLR and out-of-band emissions are evaluated with respect to conguration, in addition to a low order bandpass lter which
dierent resource block (RB) allocation scenarios found in single reduces the required number of resonating structures by halve
carrier frequency division multiple access (SC-FDMA) utilized in when compared to other E-band diplexers in the literature. This
LTE uplink transmission. It is shown that the phase modulation is advantageous when tolerance is considered as it is found that
performance is sensitive to the almost arbitrary RB allocation resonating structures associated with bandpass lters contribute
found in SC-FDMA especially in case of multi-cluster transmission to fabrication sensitivity. In addition to this, it is found that
scenarios. capacitive iris coupling has benets over inductive iris coupling
due to the positive length of the impedance inverter.
EuMC32 : Filter Synthesis and Practical
Correction of Manufacturing Deviations in
Considerations Circular-Waveguide Dual-Mode Filters Using
Venue: Cecilia, 14:20 16:00, Wednesday 8th October 2014
Aggressive Space Mapping
Chair: Richard V. Snyder, RS Microwave, USA
Co-Chair: Marco Guglielmi, ESA, The Netherlands Mara Brumos 1 , Vicente E. Boria 1 , Marco Guglielmi 2 ,
Santiago Cogollos 1 ; 1 Universidad Politcnica de
Synthesis of Dual-Band Filters with Valencia, Spain; 2 ESA, The Netherlands
Parallel-Connected Networks EuMC32-05, Time: 15:40
Giuseppe Macchiarella 1 , Stefano Tamiazzo 2 ; The space mapping technique is used to correct manufactur-
1
Politecnico di Milano, Italy; 2 CommScope, Italy ing tolerances related to the production of circular-waveguide
EuMC32-01, Time: 14:20 dual-mode lters. The tuning screws placed inside each cavity
are replaced by xed square insertions that can be fabricated in
We discuss in this work a novel approach to the synthesis of separated pieces. A series of these insertion pieces are designed
dual-band lters having a parallel-connected topology. The only following a space mapping technique, and are then fabricated,
existing synthesis technique for this class of lters oers a very thus being able to progressively match the measured response
limited control over the topology of the two constituting lters. of the manufactured lter with the desired one. This technique
The approach we propose allows to control the number of trans- substitutes the traditional manual tuning process needed in this
mission zeros of each lter connected in parallel, making the sort of lters, avoiding the typical disadvantages of tuning screws.
realization of the overall dual-band lter more convenient from a
practical point of view. The solution of the problem is based on the
introduction of additional transmission zeros which are obtained EuMC33 : Characterisation of Material
by means of an iterative procedure. Two examples illustrate the
eectiveness of the proposed approach in case of symmetrical and Properties
asymmetrical response of the dual-band lter. Venue: Domizia, 14:20 16:00, Wednesday 8th October 2014
Chair: Yves Rolain, VUB
Synthesis and Design of a Dual-Band Dual-Mode Co-Chair: Antti Risnen, Aalto University, Finland
Filter in All-Inductive Waveguide Technology
M. Martnez-Mendoza 1 , D. Canete Rebenaque 2 , A. Near-Field Microwave Microscopy for Liquid
Alvarez-Melcn 2 ; 1 FBH, Germany; 2 Universidad Characterization
Politcnica de Cartagena, Spain Sijia Gu, Kamel Haddadi, Tuami Lasri; IEMN, France
EuMC32-02, Time: 14:40 EuMC33-01, Time: 14:20
This work presents a novel topology for the design and realization A near-eld microwave microscopy platform for the character-
of a dualband microwave lter combining for the rst time single ization of liquids is proposed. The technique is based on the
and dual-mode cavities in all-inductive waveguide technology. The association of a network analyzer and an evanescent microwave
lter response includes one transmission zero between the two coaxial probe. The major feature of the system proposed is the
pass-bands for maximum isolation. The dualband lter has been development of a broadband tunable matching network inserted
synthesized, designed, manufactured and successfully tested in between the test port of the network analyzer and the probe. The
order to demonstrate the validity of the proposal. The relevant tunable matching network based on microwave interferometry
aspects related to the lter synthesis procedure, required to gives the possibility to achieve a strong electromagnetic coupling
obtain the associated coupling topology, and key stored energy between the probe tip and the liquid in the range 120 GHz. As a
considerations, are also addressed in this paper. demonstration, the monitoring of the evaporation of small volumes
of liquids shows that he system is considerably sensitive to any
Implementation of Extracted Pole Filters in microscopic level change of liquid volume.
Rectangular Waveguide
A Novel Concentration Detection Method of
Sergio Llorente Romano, Magdalena Salazar-Palma;
Hydrogen Peroxide Using Microwave Cavity
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
EuMC32-03, Time: 15:00
Perturbation Technique
Many authors have published methods to synthesize microwave l- Heungjae Choi, Jerome Alexander Cuenca, Gary
ters that provide a circuit prototype composed of ideal resonators Attard, Adrian Porch; Cardi University, UK
and ideal couplings between them. Usually, the implementation EuMC33-02, Time: 14:40
step of that network with a particular technology is provided
Since there has been no eort at all in using a microwave cavity res-
with few details. This work presents a method to synthesize a
onator in the detection of hydrogen peroxide in water, we propose
rectangular waveguide lter with transmission zeros designed
a simple detection method of hydrogen peroxide concentration
by the extracted pole method, focusing on the modelling and
based on the well-known microwave cavity perturbation technique
implementation of the non-resonant nodes by means of detuned
for the TM010 mode at of a copper cylindrical cavity at 3.48 GHz.
cavities.
From the measurements, we found that the main parameters for
Tolerance Considerations for Wireless Backhaul cavity perturbation namely center frequency shifts and bandwidth
(or quality factor Q) changes both exhibit strong correlation with
Diplexer Circuits
the concentration.
J. Ross Aitken, Jiasheng Hong; Heriot-Watt University,
UK
EuMC32-04, Time: 15:20
A novel topology is presented which can relax fabrication toler-
ances associated with an E-band waveguide diplexer circuit. This is
achieved by using a narrow wall short slot coupler/highpass lter

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Free-Space Quasi-Optical Spectrometer for Material k load by using the proposed compact rectenna for incident
Characterization in the 50500GHz Frequency power density of 1413 W/cm2 . The targeted application for this
Range rectenna is to power autonomous wireless sensors for satellite
health monitoring.
Alireza Kazemipour 1 , Martin Hudlicka 2 , Mohammed
Salhi 1 , Thomas Kleine-Ostmann 1 , Thorsten Schrader 1 ; 28.3THz Bowtie Antenna Integrated Rectier for
1
PTB, Germany; 2 Czech Metrology Institute, Czech Infrared Energy Harvesting
Republic M.N. Gadalla, Atif Shamim; KAUST, Saudi Arabia
EuMC33-03, Time: 15:00 EuMC34-02, Time: 14:40
A compact free-space setup is designed based on 90-degree o-axis The design, fabrication and characterization of an asymmetric 28.3
parabolic mirrors and pyramidal horn antennas to cover a wide THz antenna integrated rectier (rectenna) using Au/Al2 O3 /Pt
frequency range from 50 GHz to 500 GHz. A commercial VNA with is presented. The rectenna design comprises a sharp tip bowtie
frequency extenders is used to measure s-parameters and provide antenna and a tunneling Metal-insulator-Metal (MIM) diode. The
raw data to extract intrinsic material characteristics. The calibra- design benets from the geometric eld enhancement around the
tion process is simplied and a method is presented to extract nano tips of the bowtie antenna. Simultaneous optimization of
both real and imaginary part of permittivity. Several materials the antennas length and are angle resulted in a relative intensity
were measured and the extracted parameters are presented. enhancement of 104 for a 10 nm gap. In order to benet from
the eld enhancement, the THz diode is realized through the
Propagation Constant Measurements of Silver overlap of the bowtie sharp tips exactly at the hot spot. Dissimilar
Nanowires, Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene at electrodes are used to allow THz signals rectication at zero bias,
75110GHz which is critical for energy harvesting applications. The rectenna
exhibits a zero bias responsivity of 10 A/W.
I.I. Nefedova, D.V. Lioubtchenko, A.V. Risnen; Aalto
University, Finland Analysis and Design of a Medium Wave High
EuMC33-04, Time: 15:20 Sensitivity Electromagnetic Energy Harvester
The results from our eorts to characterize propagation constant Xiaoyu Wang, Amir Mortazawi; University of Michigan,
of carbon nanotube, graphene and silver nanowire layers in the
frequency range of 75 to 110 GHz are presented. The method
USA
is based on measurements of propagation characteristics of a EuMC34-03, Time: 15:00
dielectric rod waveguide unloaded and loaded with the layers This paper presents theoretical analysis and experimental results
under study. The losses caused by carbon nanotube layers can for the optimum impedance matching condition of a rectenna in an
be explained by high absorption. The losses caused by silver EM energy harvester operating at low ambient power densities. The
nanowires and graphene are quite low. Measurement results agree nonlinear behavior around the threshold voltage of the rectier
well with the simulations. is analyzed. Closed-form equations for impedance matching and
for predicting the dc output power are derived. A medium wave
245GHz SiGe Sensor System for Gas Spectroscopy rectenna was designed and tested. The experimental results show
a good agreement with theoretical predictions.
Klaus Schmalz 1 , Ruoyu Wang 1 , Yanfei Mao 1 , Wojciech
Debski 2 , Heiko Gulan 3 , Heinz-Wilhelm Hbers 4 , Ultra-Small Energy Harvesting Microsystem for
Philipp Neumaier 4 , Johannes Borngrber 1 ; 1 IHP, Biomedical Applications
Germany; 2 Silicon Radar, Germany; 3 KIT, Germany;
4 S. Gomes 1 , J. Fernandes 1 , P. Anacleto 1 , P.M. Mendes 1 ,
DLR, Germany
EuMC33-05, Time: 15:40
E. Gultepe 2 , D. Gracias 2 ; 1 Universidade do Minho,
Portugal; 2 Johns Hopkins University, USA
A 245 GHz sensor system for gas spectroscopy is presented, which
EuMC34-04, Time: 15:20
includes a SiGe receiver (RX), a SiGe transmitter (TX), and a 0.6 m
long gas absorption cell between the TX and RX. The integrated Wireless power transfer using coupling in the near-eld, in op-
local oscillators of the RX and the TX are controlled by two external position to far-eld, shows advantages concerning link eciency,
PLLs, whose reference frequencies are swept with constant fre- however the link performance is widely dependent on proper
quency oset for a low IF of the RX. The RX consists of a dierential antenna positioning. The transmission of energy using a far-eld
LNA, an integrated 122 GHz local oscillator with 1/64 divider, a 90 link would be desirable in many applications, namely for powering
dierential hybrid, and active subharmonic mixer. The TX consists biomedical devices placed inside the body. This paper presents re-
of an integrated 122 GHz local oscillator with 1/64 divider, and a sults from a system that was designed to operate inside the human
frequency doubler. The RX and TX are fabricated in 0.13 m SiGe body and relies on a 3D antenna (500500500 m3 ), fabricated
BiCMOS with ft/fmax of 300GHz/500GHz. Using external dielectric using self-folding technology, operating in the low gigahertz range.
lenses for the TX and RX, the absorption spectrum of methanol Wireless power transmission and power conversion between 1 and
has been measured. 4 GHz were evaluated. Far-eld wireless power transmission was
demonstrated using the electrically small microantenna and a DC
load of 1 k.
EuMC34 : Rectennas and Electromagnetic
3D Compact Rectenna for Anti-Counterfeiting
Energy Harvesting
Venue: Giulia, 14:20 16:00, Wednesday 8th October 2014
Application
Chair: Kamran Ghorbani, RMIT University, Australia I. Kharrat 1 , P. Xavier 1 , T.-P. Vuong 1 , J.-M. Duchamp 1 ,
Co-Chair: Ana Collado, CTTC, Spain Ph. Benech 1 , G. Eymin 2 , Petot Tourtollet 2 ;
1
IMEP-LAHC, France; 2 CTP, France
Rectenna Design for K Band Application EuMC34-05, Time: 15:40
A. Takacs 1 , Herve Aubert 1 , A. Luca 1 , S. Charlot 1 , S. In this paper, a design of a 3D 2.45 GHz energy harvesting circuit
Fredon 2 , L. Despoisse 3 ; 1 LAAS, France; 2 CNES, France; also called rectenna is presented. The circuit is made on exible
3 polyester dielectric allowing 3D rectenna design. The realized
Thales Alenia Space, France
circuit dedicated to anti-counterfeiting applications is stacked on
EuMC34-01, Time: 14:20
wine bottles in order to test the product authenticity. Bending im-
An ultra-compact (2.5 cm2 ) rectenna design based on an innovative pact on antenna was tested in order to choose the best orientation.
topology using a coplanar stripline connected to a crossed dipoles The recovered DC voltage for a received power of 0.16mW is 600
antenna array is reported here. Experimental results in the K-band mV for a compact rectenna of 18.65 cm3 .
show that a DC power up to 0.9 mW can be harvested on a 0.3

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60GHz-Band Electro-Optic Modulators Using Array


EuMC35 : Emerging Optical Components Antenna Electrodes and Polarization-Reversed
and Applications Structures for SDM Wireless Systems
Venue: Hortensia, 14:20 16:00, Wednesday 8th October 2014 Hiroshi Murata, Naohiro Kohmu, Yasuyuki Okamura;
Chair: Dimitris Pavlidis, Boston University Osaka University, Japan
Co-Chair: Luca Pierantoni, Universit Politecnica delle Marche,
EuMC35-05, Time: 15:40
Italy
New array antenna electrode electro-optic (EO) modulators us-
Electro-Optic Single-Sideband Modulator Integrated ing a thin EO crystal lm stacked on a glass substrate and
polarization-reversed structures were proposed for 60 GHz space-
with Branch-Line Coupler of Miniaturized division-multiplexing (SDM) wireless systems. 4-channel 60 GHz
Conguration Prepared on LiNbO3 Substrate SDM wireless signals were successfully converted to dierent light-
Katsuyuki Yamamoto 1 , Tadashi Kawai 1 , Akira wave signals according to their irradiation angles. The measured
SDM channel isolation was over 13 dB. In this paper, the device
Enokihara 1 , Tetsuya Kawanishi 2 ; 1 University of structure, operational principle, analysis, design and experimental
Hyogo, Japan; 2 NICT, Japan results are presented.
EuMC35-01, Time: 14:20
The branch-line coupler (BC) circuit of miniaturized conguration
using periodically installed open circuit stabs was designed onto EuMC36 : Bioelectromagnetic Sensors
an electro-optic (EO) crystal, LiNbO3 , substrate at 10 GHz. The Venue: Niside, 14:20 16:00, Wednesday 8th October 2014
operation as the 90 degree hybrid was conrmed at around the Chair: Bart Nauwelaers, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
center frequency by the experiment. By using this BC circuit as the Co-Chair: Arkadiusz Lewandowski, Warsaw University of
signal power divider, we proposed a compact EO single sideband Technology, Poland
(SSB) modulator. The SSB modulator was designated and fabricated
for 1550 nm light wavelength. In the experiment, the optical SSB Quasi-Lumped Coplanar Transmission-Line Sensors
signal with the sideband suppression ratio of about 30 dB was
for Broadband Liquid Characterization
observed.
Nora Meyne, Wiebke Mller-Wichards, Hoc Khiem
Refractive-Index Sensitivities of Optical Resonances
Trieu, Arne F. Jacob; Technische Universitt
of a Finite Comb-Like Silver Nanostrip Grating
Hamburg-Harburg, Germany
Olga V. Shapoval; National Academy of Sciences of EuMC36-01, Time: 14:20
Ukraine, Ukraine Quasi-lumped structures are used to develop two sensors based on
EuMC35-02, Time: 14:40 coplanar waveguide transmission lines. The broadband sensors are
We investigate the interplay of the optical resonances in the fabricated using microsystems technology and are used between 1
scattering of light by optical nanoantennas shaped as nite and 35 GHz. A calibration method to determine the sample per-
comb-like nanostrip gratings illuminated with an H-polarized mittivity is adapted. The sensors are intended for the non-invasive
plane: excitation of the surface plasmon resonances (SPR), the characterization of biological cells. Saline solutions, water, and an
periodicity-induced grating (G) resonances and specic cavity (C) ethanol-water mixture are used to experimentally verify the func-
modes caused by the optical interaction between the adjacent tionality of the sensors for this purpose. The simulated sensitivity
strips. The cavity and grating resonances of the nite comb-like of a quasi-lumped sensor is shown to be up to seven times higher
strip gratings demonstrate the higher values of both bulk sensitiv- than that of a conventional coplanar waveguide sensor. This hints
ity and gure-of-merit (FOM) than plasmons in whole visible band, at the miniaturization potential of these sensors.
while sensitivity of the grating resonances do not depends on the
refractive index of the surrounding medium and are proportional Eect of the Meniscus at the Solid-Liquid Interface
to the period. on the Microwave Exposure of Biological Samples
All-Dielectric Optical Huygens Source Alessandra Pa 1 , Francesca Apollonio 1 , Micaela
Alexander E. Krasnok, Ekaterina A. Krasnok, Dmitry S. Liberti 1 , Quirino Balzano 2 ; 1 Universit di Roma La
Filonov, Polina V. Kapitanova, Pavel A. Belov; NRU Sapienza, Italy; 2 University of Maryland, USA
EuMC36-02, Time: 14:40
ITMO, Russia
EuMC35-03, Time: 15:00 In this study, numerical simulations have been carried out to show
the importance of modeling the meniscus for in vitro theoretical
The concept of all-dielectric nanoantennas operating in optical and experimental dosimetry. A plane wave has been considered
frequency domain is suggested. A huygens source consisting of impinging from dierent directions on a Petri dish lled with 2 or 4
a high-permittivity dielectric sphere excited by a point-like dipole mL of culture medium at 0.9, 1.8, and 2.5 GHz. Results indicate that
is considered. We demonstrate that in addition to the electric the meniscus has a signicant eect on the distributions of power
resonance, the sphere exhibits a very strong magnetic resonance, loss density and temperature inside the medium; thus it must be
resulting in a narrow radiation pattern, overall high nanoantenna taken into consideration for correct dosimetric evaluations.
directivity and radiation direction control. To verify the proposed
concept experimentally we scale up the nanoantenna design to mi- Cell Detection and Discrimination by a
crowave frequency range. We nd an excellent agreement between
the experimental data and numerical results and verify directly
Microuidic-Integrated Broadband Microchamber
high-performance characteristics of the all-dielectric antennas. Agnese Denzi 1 , Francesca Apollonio 1 , Micaela
Analog Optical Link Operating at the Gain Peak Liberti 1 , Merla Caterina 2 , Yaqing Ning 3 , Caroline
Wavelength of an Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplier Multari 3 , Cristiano Palego 3 , Xuanhong Cheng 3 ,
James C.M. Hwang 3 ; 1 Universit di Roma La
K. Mikitchuk, A. Chizh, S. Malyshev; NASB, Belarus
Sapienza, Italy; 2 ENEA, Italy; 3 Lehigh University, USA
EuMC35-04, Time: 15:20
EuMC36-03, Time: 15:00
In the paper we present a complete analysis of the analog optical
In the last years, the development of broadband microwave sensors
link operating at the gain peak wavelength (GPW) of 1.53 m
for cell detection has become a great challenge. In this work, a
instead of the at gain wavelength of 1.55 m of an erbium-doped
broadband microchamber integrated with microuidics is used
ber amplier (EDFA) for microwave photonic applications. It is
for cell detection in the GHz range. Measurements of scattering
theoretically and experimentally demonstrated that the usage of
parameters have been carried out, demonstrating the capability
an EDFA at the GPW of 1.53 m can signicantly improve link
of the device to discriminate dierent number of cells between
gain in comparison to the optically-amplied link operating at the
the electrodes. Stable and reliable results on Jurkat cell solutions
wavelength of 1.55 m.

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have been achieved. An equivalent circuit model, dependent on circuit topology is adopted to decrease the variation caused by
the number of cells trapped within the channel, has been extracted temperature eect on the transconductance of the gyrator. Based
from the experimental data sets. We demonstrate the possibility on the temperature-compensated gyrator, the measured resonate
to detect and isolate the electrical contribution of biological cells. frequency variation of the proposed gyrator-based active LC-tank
circuit topology is less than 1% from 8.72% when the temper-
A 7GHz Biosensor for Permittivity Change with ature varies from -20 to +60 degree centigrade ( C). The value
Enhanced Sensitivity Through Phase Compensation of frequency variation percentage over per degree centigrade is
simply 0.012 which presents a lowest frequency variation than the
Jan Wessel 1 , Klaus Schmalz 1 , Chak Meliani 1 , Brian traditional gyrator topology.
Cahill 2 , J. Christoph Scheytt 3 ; 1 IHP, Germany; 2 IBA,
Germany; 3 Universitt Paderborn, Germany A C-Band Tunable Oscillator Based on
EuMC36-04, Time: 15:20 Complementary Coupled Resonator Using Substrate
A calibration technique as well as measurement results for a 7 Integrated Waveguide Cavity
GHz Biosensor are presented. It is shown that the applied sensor Chung-Tse Michael Wu 1 , Tatsuo Itoh 1 , Ajay K.
structure can be calibrated by adjusting the phase of a sensing
Poddar 2 , Ulrich L. Rohde 2 ; 1 University of California at
elements transmission S21. This is realized by slowing down
the wave traveling a microstrip line serving as a reference in the Los Angeles, USA; 2 Synergy Microwave, USA
dierential sensor structure. The dielectric properties along with EuMC37-03, Time: 17:20
certain physical boundaries of an obstacle covering parts of the A low cost, fully planar tunable oscillator with a low phase noise,
microstrip line evoke that eect. Measurements with an ethanol high DC-RF conversion eciency for C-band is presented in this
serious along with simulation results showed that sensitivity can be work. The proposed oscillator utilizes a novel complementary
increased substantially with this calibration technique. A change coupled resonator based on substrate integrated waveguide (SIW)
of the real part of the samples permittivity of 48 leads to a 18 MHz that has a broad tuning range of 8.84% relative bandwidth, and
frequency shift. thereby achieves a continuous tuning oscillation range from 4.85
GHz to 5.1 GHz, or a 5.15% relative bandwidth of the proposed
Wearable Wideband Exposimeter Design for tunable oscillator with a low phase noise of -115.2 dBc/Hz and a
Electromagnetic Field Exposure Measurements DC-RF conversion eciency of 19%.

Muhammad Shoaib Anwar 1 , Yann Toutain 1 , Adrin The Design and Fabrication of a Compact Low Phase
Sanchez 2 , David Dassonville 3 , Yolanda Fernandez 2 , Noise Dielectric Cavity Resonator Oscillator
Serge Bories 3 ; 1 SATIMO, France; 2 TTI, Spain;
3 Mohsen Yazdani, David Bates, Luke Murphy; Dielectric
CEA-LETI, France
EuMC36-05, Time: 15:40 Laboratories, USA
EuMC37-04, Time: 17:40
A novel architecture is proposed for the design and implementa-
tion of a wideband exposimeter covering the telecommunication This paper presents the design and fabrication of a compact low
standards in the 700 MHz 6 GHz frequency band. The design is phase-noise X band voltage controlled oscillator (VCO). The proto-
based on a simplied direct down conversion receiver principle. type is designed based on closed loop topology and includes GaAs
The proposed architecture is highly exible in order to incorporate PHEMT MMIC, a novel shielded high dielectric cavity resonator,
future Radio Access Technologies (RAT). The proposed design is microstrip low-pass lter and phase shifter network. To achieve
validated using calculations and measurements. The results are low phase noise oscillation, a compact two port high dielectric
in agreement with the specication requirements for wideband cavity resonator is designed, and properly embedded into the
exposure measurements. feedback Loop as a frequency stabilization element. The tuning
system includes varactor diodes lightly coupled into the closed
loop circuit and allows 50 MHz tunability across the desired band-
EuMC37 : Microwave VCOs and Modules width. A Prototype design has been built to verify the analysis.
The measurement results show the completed assembly is 6mm
Venue: Aurelia, 16:40 18:20, Wednesday 8th October 2014
6mm 1.5mm with 11.4 dBm output power and -94 dBc/Hz phase
Chair: Vadim Issakov, Intel Mobile Communications noise at 10 kHz oset.
Co-Chair: Michael Gadringer, Graz University of Technology
Compact High-Power High-Eciency Microwave
A Tail-Feedback VCO with Self-Adjusting Current Generator with Dierential Outputs
Modulation Scheme
Christian Bansleben, Wolfgang Heinrich; FBH,
Aravind Tharayil Narayanan, Wei Deng, Kenichi Germany
Okada, Akira Matsuzawa; Tokyo Institute of EuMC37-05, Time: 18:00
Technology, Japan This paper reports a compact high power oscillator operating from
EuMC37-01, Time: 16:40 2.3 GHz to 2.9 GHz. Its two dierential outputs deliver up to 57
This paper proposes a tail-feedback VCO with adaptive current W of power with an eciency peaking at 54%. A phase noise of
modulation scheme. The proposed current modulation scheme -125 dBc / Hz is achieved at 1 MHz oset frequency. The oscillator
ensures robust startup conditions for the tail-feedback VCO. The is realized as a hybrid circuit with two GaN HEMTs. Including the
proposed VCO is implemented in a 0.18-m CMOS process. The housing, it ts in an area of less than 13 cm2 .
measured phase noise is -119.3dBc/Hz at 1MHz oset with a power
dissipation of 6.8mW at 4.6GHz.

Temperature-Insensitive Gyrator-Based Active


Inductor with the Complementary Technique and its
Applications
Chun-Yi Lin, Wei-Tsung Li, Pei-Zong Rao, Shyh-Jong
Chung; National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
EuMC37-02, Time: 17:00
In this paper, a novel temperature-insensitive gyrator is pro-
posed with a temperature-compensated technique. The proposed
gyrator-based active inductor composed of two back-to-back
transconductors with a complementary technique are realized
in triple-well 0.18-m CMOS technology. The complementary

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Beauty in MYJ Coupled-Resonator Filter Design


EuMC38 : Special Session on 50 years of Approach of Innite Solution Space
Matthaei, Young, Joness Handbook Ching-Kuang Clive Tzuang; Tianjin University, China
Venue: Baebiana, 16:40 18:20, Wednesday 8th October 2014 EuMC38-05, Time: 18:00
Chair: Richard V. Snyder, RS Microwave, USA The paper revisits the mathematical and physical origin of the
Co-Chair: Tibor Berceli, BME, Hungary microwave lter design approach described in Microwave Filters,
Impedance-Matching Networks, and Coupling Structures, au-
The History and Some of the Research Associated thored by Matthaei-Young-Jones (MYJ), leading to the investigation
with the Book: Microwave Filters, of popular, state-of-the-arts lter designs, and revealing the beauty
Impedance-Matching Networks, and Coupling of the MYT coupled-resonator lter design methodology of innite
possibility.
Structures
George L. Matthaei; University of California at Santa
Barbara, USA EuMC39 : Microwave Measurements
EuMC38-01, Time: 16:40 Venue: Domizia, 16:40 18:20, Wednesday 8th October 2014
Chair: Danielle Vanhoenacker-Janvier, UCL
There was no microwave engineering until, due to interest in radar
Co-Chair: Nick Ridler, National Physical Laboratory, UK
and related systems, a great deal of research developed just before
and during WWII. In the US this work was centered at the MIT
Radiation Laboratory. At the wars end the research there was Extended Range Distance Measurements Based on
reported in a 28-volume book series. Starting around 1953 the Frequency and Power Compensated Six-Port
US Army Signal Corps initiated a series of contracts with Stanford Receiver
Research Institute to further explore microwave technology. Most
of this research was reported on in the book: Matthaei, Young, Francesco Barbon, S. Lindner, Sebastian Mann, Sarah
and Jones, Microwave Filters, Impedance-Matching Networks, and Linz, Robert Weigel, Alexander Koelpin; FAU
Coupling Structures. The largest part of the books preparation Erlangen-Nrnberg, Germany
was supported by the Signal Corps. The talk will discuss the
EuMC39-01, Time: 16:40
history of the book and of some of the lter types and concepts
presented in the book. These lter types and concepts were new Six-Port interferometers for distance measurement show a low
at the time of the research, but may have become commonplace by cost solution able to operate in harsh environment where other
now. solutions are not suitable. The increase of the distance range
requires new calibration strategies in order to compensate the
My Memories About the Book: Microwave Filters, signals high dynamic power range. Here, an enhanced Six-Port
Impedance-Matching Networks, and Coupling receiver is presented having the capability of sensing the frequency
of the reference signal and featuring a dynamic compensation of
Structures the power levels of the signals fed to the interferometer. These
Tibor Berceli; BME, Hungary attributes allow the receiver to increase the distance detection
EuMC38-02, Time: 17:00 range.

More than fty years ago I was involved into research and devel- I/Q Imbalance Compensation for Six-Port
opment of microwave circuits based on the waveguide technology.
At the beginning of my work I had the opportunity to be visiting Interferometers in Radar Applications
researcher at the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. During my Sarah Linz 1 , Gabor Vinci 2 , S. Lindner 1 , Sebastian
stay there I heard about the book entitled: Microwave lters,
Mann 1 , Fabian Lurz 1 , Francesco Barbon 1 , Robert
impedance-matching networks, and coupling structures. I felt
that was the book which we needed for our work indeed and Weigel 1 , Alexander Koelpin 1 ; 1 FAU
bought it immediately. I was right; we used the book called as Erlangen-Nrnberg, Germany; 2 InnoSenT, Germany
Black Bible for many years. EuMC39-02, Time: 17:00
Six-port interferometers are of great interest for displacement and
My Black Bible: Bedraggled, Beat-up but Brilliant: vibration measurements in industrial as well as medical applica-
MYJ 50 Years of Wisdom tions. However, they show osets as well as amplitude and phase
imbalances in their dierential in-phase and quadrature signals,
Richard V. Snyder; RS Microwave, USA
leading to inaccuracies of the measured displacement. If a very
EuMC38-03, Time: 17:20
slow moving or vibrating target has to be monitored, an additional
I received my original copy in 1964, and I set my self to the task phase shifter for calibration is needed, so that the systems errors
of essentially memorizing the contents, but the small matter of can be compensated. A method for calculation and compensation
military service intervened. About 3 years later, I was able to of errors is presented and a compact and cost-ecient implemen-
obtain some of the Ft. Monmouth sponsored and reported material tation of a phase shifter for 24 GHz Six-port interferometers is
that had been assembled as the backbone of this great book, and shown.
returned to my studies of this Book of Knowledge. I cannot
say that the entire book has been set to memory, because I still Use of Reduced Aperture Waveguide as a Calculable
uncover gems from time to time. In this paper, I will discuss one Standard for the Verication of Millimetre-Wave
such gem, maintaining absolute bandwidth in a tunable lter.
Vector Network Analyzers
A History of the Evolution of RADAR M.J. Salter, N.M. Ridler; National Physical Laboratory,
1
Tapan K. Sarkar , Magdalena Salazar-Palma ; 2 UK
1 EuMC39-03, Time: 17:20
Syracuse University, USA; 2 Universidad Carlos III de
Madrid, Spain In this paper, 3D electromagnetic simulation is used to predict the
attenuation of a length of reduced aperture waveguide (RAW) and
EuMC38-04, Time: 17:40
to estimate the uncertainty in the predicted attenuation due to
This presentation provides a cursory overview of the history of the imperfect dimensions and alignment of the waveguide. This allows
German, British and the American eorts on the initial evolution of the RAW to be used as a calculable standard for the verication of
RADAR which necessitated the development of several microwave mm-wave waveguide vector network analyzers (VNAs). The VNA is
components. Finally, a short summary is presented about the veried if the attenuation of the RAW measured on the VNA agrees
evolution of the magnetron in radar. with the predicted attenuation to within the uncertainties.

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Generalized Millimeter-Wave Distortion Chipless RFID Tag with an Improved RCS Response
Measurements Over a Wider Range of Time Scales Milan Polivka, Milan Svanda, Jan Machac; Czech
J. Martens; Anritsu, USA Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
EuMC39-04, Time: 17:40 EuMC40-03, Time: 17:20
Distortion measurements in mm-wave systems are becoming This paper introduces a new 20-bit chipless RFID tag with an im-
increasingly important and sometimes in the context of more proved radar cross section (RCS), based on a novel complementary
complete digitally modulated structures. As at lower frequencies, approach with the slot-in-plate array with respect to the array of
multisine and complex envelope techniques can yield useful single resonator-based chipless tags. The backscatter pattern is
insight but now with wider instantaneous bandwidths and hence formed by a rectangular metallic plate 52 50 mm2 in size etched
a wider range of time constants that can be studied. Side-eects on a thin dielectric substrate in which an array of 20 shorted copla-
can include more complicated calibrations (particularly for match- nar slots is introduced. The originally monotonous RCS frequency
related eects) and synchronization requirements but these can be response of the rectangular plate exhibits dips corresponding to
mitigated with an appropriate receiver structure. Using a W-Band the presence of individual slots, and thus enables binary coding
upconverting system as a test bed, multisine intermodulation using amplitude shift keying. The tag has been measured in a
and multilevel pulsed envelope measurements covering ns-s bi-static arrangement with two double-ridge horn antennas, and
time ranges are examined in the sense of setup and calibration provides a signicantly improved overall RCS response compared
requirements, dominant uncertainty sources and possible DUT to an array of resonator-based chipless tags. We also propose two
observations. modications to the inter-arrangement of the slots in order to
eliminate the detuning eect of the missing slot representing 0 bit
Investigation of Wideband and High Sensitivity RF information on the resonances of neighboring slots representing
Power Detectors 1 bit information.

Saad Qayyum, Muh-Dey Wei, Renato Negra; RWTH The Novel Prevention Technology of the Standing
Aachen University, Germany Wave by SWC (Standing Wave Canceller): SWC for
EuMC39-05, Time: 18:00 Passive RFID Tags in All Metallic Shelf
This paper investigates the performance of wideband and high
Hiroshi Ashida, Yoji Ohashi; Fujitsu Laboratories,
sensitivity RF power detectors. A resistive-matching, reactive-
matching and distributed detectors are designed and measured. Japan
The distributed detector employs an articial transmission-line EuMC40-04, Time: 17:40
structure. A six-stage distributed detector with a characteristic Passive radio frequency identication (RFID) tag systems for the
impedance of 205 , is demonstrated to operate from very low management of objects stored on a metallic shelf have a problem
frequencies to 3.2 GHz. The distributed detector has a signicant with dead-spots. These spots occur in low electric eld area of
improvement in the detected voltage over a wide bandwidth, the electromagnetic standing wave, causing degradation of the
as compared to the resistive- and reactive-matching detectors. tags readability [3], [4]. In this paper, we present standing wave
Voltage sensitivity of the distributed detector is measured to be suppression technology by employing the SWC (Standing Wave
0.35 V/mW at an input power level of 0 dBm. Canceller). The SWC is a conductive lm or dielectric with re-
ectance (r), installed at a specic distance (Ls) from the reecting
wall. Thus, a part of the electric eld is reected at the SWC (Efr),
EuMC40 : RFID and Energy Harvesting while another part (Etr) with phase contrast () penetrates into the
Venue: Giulia, 16:40 18:20, Wednesday 8th October 2014 SWC and is reected at the wall. These are synthesized into the
Chair: Herv Aubert, LAAS, France total reection electric eld (Er = Efr + Etr) at the SWC. When Efr
Co-Chair: Luca Roselli, Universit di Perugia, Italy and Etr are anti-phase with respect to each other, e.g., the SWC is
installed at the position Ls = g/4( = ), Er is reduced and the
standing wave is suppressed. Our SWC was able to improve tag
ML Detection Based SISO Chipless RFID Tag Reading
readability, eliminating the dead-spot and saving power (4.7 dB)
Chamath Divarathne, Nemai C. Karmakar; Monash during tag-reading experiments in a metallic shelf.
University, Australia
EuMC40-01, Time: 16:40 Power Generation by Spurious Emissions from
Chipless RFID systems are perhaps the most eligible candidate for Compact Fluorescent Lamps
catering the demand of low-cost multiple item tagging in the future. Giuseppina Monti, Paola Arcuti, Fabrizio Congedo,
Maximum Likelihood (ML) detection methods have been used in
Luciano Tarricone; Universit del Salento, Italy
communication systems successfully and this paper investigates
EuMC40-05, Time: 18:00
the possibility of using ML detection techniques for Chipless RFID
tag reading. The paper contains a channel estimation technique Based on a magnetic coupling, this paper presents a novel device
and tag detection algorithm for the proposed single-input-single- for power generation by spurious electromagnetic emissions from
output (SISO) based chipless RFID systems and its robustness is compact uorescent lamps. The proposed scavenger consists of
analyzed using Matlab simulations. a resonant loop and an RF-to-DC voltage converter. Results of
experimental tests performed with a 30 W compact uorescent
Cross-Polarized Printable Chipless RFID Tag with lamp are reported and discussed. It is shown that 0.61 mW can
be generated, thus demonstrating the suitability of the proposed
Superior Data Capacity
device for powering low-consumption sensors.
Mohammad Zomorrodi, Nemai C. Karmakar; Monash
University, Australia
EuMC40-02, Time: 17:00
A novel technique in chipless RFID systems is presented providing
high data capacity on a fully printable tag. Tag structure includes
small polarizers that orthogonally backscatter signal respect to the
interrogation wave. The reader utilizes a simple continuous wave
(CW) form on its separate TX and RX antennas. The fully printable
tag is capable of carrying up to 35 bits in a credit card size while
the system is very robust towards multipath, clutter and noise. The
printer inaccuracy is also considered in the proposed theory and
suitable solution is suggested. High data capacity, small frequency
band usage, fully printable tag, robustness to multipath and noise
are the main aspects of the proposed technique.

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Thermoablation for Breast Cancer Treatment Using


EuMC41 : Bioelectromagnetics for Medicine Microwave Interstitial Helix Applicators
Venue: Niside, 16:40 18:20, Wednesday 8th October 2014 Lucie Vojckov, Ilja Merunka, Ondrej Fiser Jr., Jan
Chair: Michal Mrozowski, Gdansk University of Technology Vrba; Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech
Co-Chair: Ilja Ocket, KU Leuven / imec
Republic
Prediction of Temperature Distribution for EuMC41-04, Time: 17:40

Supercial Hyperthermia Treatment: Accuracy of In this paper we studied the possibilities of usage of interstitial
applicators for the breast cancer treatment by microwave ther-
Temperature Dependent Blood Perfusion Model moablation. The applicators used in this work are the helix type
Tomas Drizdal, Margarethus M. Paulides, Citlalli J. and the operating frequency was 2.45GHz. For here described
Trujilo-Romero, Gerard C. van Rhoon; Erasmus MC simulations two types of breast phantoms were used. The intersti-
tial applicators, virtually organized in several congurations, were
Cancer Institute, The Netherlands gradually inserted into these phantoms. The rst model of breast
EuMC41-01, Time: 16:40 was simply created by spherical segment. It was formed by three
During supercial hyperthermia treatment (SHT), temperature in parts: a homogeneous breast tissue, skin and a spherical tumour.
region of interest is increased to 4043 C, in order to enhance The second breast phantom was derived from magnetic resonance
the therapeutic eect of standard radiotherapy and chemotherapy images (MRIs) and includes more parts which are anatomically
treatments. Temperature increase during SHT is usually monitored realistic. The phantom includes a bit more complex shape of the
using invasive thermometry which is burden for the patient. We tumour. For calculation of SAR characteristics created by these
strongly believe that supercial hyperthermia treatment planning applicators a simulator of electromagnetic eld SEMCAD X was
has a potential replacing invasive thermometry system in clinical used. A distribution of SAR value was especially monitored in
practice. In this study we have investigated accuracy of tem- the area where the breast tumour was placed. Finally we could
perature prediction in SHT using temperature dependent blood compare the dierences between the simplied breast model and
perfusion model for muscle and fat. For 40 patients treated with the MRI-derived model.
recurrent breast cancer recurrences at the chest wall we compared
294 invasively measured and predicted temperature proles. We Molecular Dynamics Simulations of EM Fields Acting
found dierence of 0.881.69 C (meanstandard deviation) with on SOD Enzyme
root mean square dierence of 1.9 C.
P. Marracino, Alessandra Pa, Micaela Liberti, G.
A Voxel-Based Approach in Phased-Array dInzeo, Francesca Apollonio; Universit di Roma La
Optimization for Microwave Hyperthermia Sapienza, Italy
EuMC41-05, Time: 18:00
Fernando Bardati 1 , Piero Tognolatti 2 ; 1 Universit di
Endogenous and exogenous perturbations acting on a protein can
Roma Tor Vergata, Italy; 2 Universit dellAquila, Italy
alter the thermodynamic equilibrium of the system, leading to a
EuMC41-02, Time: 17:00 transition toward a denatured state. In this paper we show results
The problem of eective power delivery to a deep target by a from molecular dynamics (MD) simulations of the superoxide
near-eld phased array has been addressed for application to dismutase (SOD) in water exposed to CW 1 GHz and 2.45 GHz
oncological hyperthermia. Phased arrays are evaluated on the signals, looking at the possible ways in which an external signal
basis of their ability to deliver the largest fraction of the available can be transduced into biochemical eects.
power from generators to a tumor. Each voxel of the heated
volume was considered as a target, a tumor being the union of
some such voxels. Maps of eciencies and an array factor have EuMC42 : THz Circuits
been produced for a head-neck volume. These maps may help in Venue: Aurelia, 09:00 10:40, Thursday 9th October 2014
appreciating tumor heatability by the phased array.
Chair: Antti Risnen, Aalto University, Finland
Co-Chair: Jan Stake, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Microwave Hyperthermia Treatment of Neck Cancer
Using Eight UWB Antennas A Waveguide Embedded 250GHz Quasi-Optical
Ilja Merunka, Ondrej Fiser Jr., Lucie Vojckov, Jan Frequency-Tripler Array
Vrba, Jan Vrba, David Vrba; Czech Technical Robin Dahlbck 1 , Josip Vukusic 1 , Jan Stake 1 ,
University in Prague, Czech Republic Robert M. Weikle II 2 ; 1 Chalmers University of
EuMC41-03, Time: 17:20 Technology, Sweden; 2 University of Virginia, USA
We analyse the application of an ultra wideband (UWB) balanced EuMC42-01, Time: 09:00
antipodal Vivaldi antenna to hyperthermia head and neck cancer
A waveguide embedded 250 GHz HBV-varactor quasi-optical
treatment in this paper. Balanced antipodal Vivaldi antenna
multiplier array is presented. The module utilizes a mechanically
was primary developed for microwave imaging. The shape of
compact and simple shim system, combining the large array power
isosurface, where specic absorption rate (SAR) decreases to
handling capability with the convenience of waveguide interfaced
25% of its maximal value of one antenna, is observed in simple
circuits. At the same time this approach oers excellent power
rectangular phantom at frequency 915 MHz for three dierent
and frequency scalability. The current tripler prototype produces
distances between antenna and phantom. Two dierent antenna
a non saturated output power of 8 mW at 248 GHz during initial
congurations are then considered. Eight antenna conguration,
measurements at medium pump power.
where eight antennas are equidistantly placed in circle in one
plane and three antenna conguration, where only three nearest
antennas to the tumour region are placed in smaller circle with Zero-Bias GaN Implanted Self-Switching Diode
centre in the tumour region. Optimization of SAR distribution Coupled with Bow-Tie Antenna for THz Applications
and thermal simulation was performed after electromagnetic
Paul Sangar, Guillaume Ducournau, Bertrand
simulation. Although thyroid gland tissue was covered by SAR
quite well, its temperature did not rise. It conrms the importance Grimbert, Marc Faucher, Christophe Gaquire; IEMN,
of thermal simulation in treatment planning procedure. France
EuMC42-02, Time: 09:20
Nanometer-scale devices known as Self-Switching Diodes represent
a new interesting component for Terahertz applications. It is
shown for the rst time than the use of ion implantation rather
than etching to dene an asymmetric nanochannel lead to an
improved device rectication, thus higher responsivity. In this

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paper, we report on the rst integration of implanted Gallium have been designed using an exact analytical series solution of the
nitride self-switching diode with bow-tie antenna. The responsivity synthesis problem derived from the coupled-mode theory. The
obtained in free space condition has been compared with the same frequency response of the pulse-shaping device introduced in the
device topology measured on wafer. The results show a highly synthesis method depends on the spectrum of the applied THz
reproducibility of the technological process and validates the rst impulse generator, application-dependent devices (e.g. antenna)
step toward practical terahertz applications of this nanorectier at with known responses, and desired THz output response. Here,
room temperature. the desired output pulse is a combination of Hermite polynomials
with 5 ps of temporal duration. The designed device has been
Tunable Whispering Gallery Mode Resonance simulated in the frequency domain and the obtained result of the
Structure for Millimeter-Wave/Sub-THz Applications S11 parameter has been used in the time domain calculation of the
output pulse giving good accordance with the desired THz pulse.
Aidin Taeb 1 , Suren Gigoyan 1 , Gholamreza Z. Ra 1 , The prototype has been fabricated with gold metallization on HR-Si
Saeddin Safavi-Naeini 1 , M.A. Basha 2 ; 1 University of substrate by e-beam lithography and lift-o process. A downscaled
version with spectral content up to 0.3 THz is also fabricated and
Waterloo, Canada; 2 Zewail City of Science &
measured validating each component of the system.
Technology, Egypt
EuMC42-03, Time: 09:40
EuMC43 : Digital Predistortion and Crest
This paper presents a novel approach to realize a low-cost wide tun-
able Whispering Gallery Mode (WGM) resonance-based structure at
Factor Reduction
Millimeter-wave and sub-THz range of frequencies. The tunability Venue: Baebiana, 09:00 10:40, Thursday 9th October 2014
is achieved by moving a metallic structure over the WGM resonator Chair: Raymond Qur, XLIM, France
using a micro-positioner. Perturbing the WGM resonance causes Co-Chair: Alexander Klpin, FAU Erlangen-Nrnberg, Germany
shift in the resonance frequency and the coupling. Two types of
perturbation are tested for two dierent structures: grounded A Novel Peak-Power Control Algorithm for Digital
Alumina-based WGM resonance structure and Silicon-On-Glass
Predistortion with Intuitive Direct Learning
(SOG) WGM resonance structure, operating in D-band (110170
GHz) and G-band (140220 GHz), respectively. The experimental Zhijian Yu, Jun Wu, Wei Wang, Erni Zhu; Shanghai
results reveal the SOG-based resonator has tuning range of 4.5 Huawei Technologies, China
GHz at 154 GHz and resonance depth better than -20 dB over the EuMC43-01, Time: 09:00
tuning range.
A novel algorithm to control peak-power of the predistorted signal
On the Finite Semiconductor Thickness Eect is proposed. The digital predistortion expands peak-power un-
controllably when power ampliers are operated at saturation. In
Applied to Large Area Emitters Devices for THz order to control peak expansion, we introduce penalty of a barrier
Radiation function into the cost function of linearization optimization. Our
simulation demonstrates the eectiveness of peak-power control-
Luis Enrique Garcia-Muoz 1 , Javier Montero-de-Paz 1 ,
ling for the adaptation with new cost function. Experimental tests
Eduardo Ugarte-Muoz 1 , Alejandro Rivera-Lavado 1 , show the peak-power controlled DPD makes peak-power under the
Mario Mendez-Aller 1 , Daniel Segovia-Vargas 1 , barrier with only 1 dB linearization performance loss.
Gottfried H. Dhler 2 , Sascha Preu 2 , Stefan Malzer 2 ,
A Novel Crest Factor Reduction Technique Using
Sebastian Bauerschmidt 2 , Christian Muller 2 , David
Memoryless Polynomials
Gonzalez-Ovejero 3 ; 1 Universidad Carlos III de Madrid,
Spain; 2 FAU Erlangen-Nrnberg, Germany; 3 Universit A. Farabegoli 1 , B. Sogl 1 , J.-E. Mueller 1 , Robert Weigel 2 ;
1
di Siena, Italy Intel Mobile Communications, Germany; 2 FAU
EuMC42-04, Time: 10:00 Erlangen-Nrnberg, Germany
EuMC43-02, Time: 09:20
Arrays of coherently driven photomixers with antenna (antenna
emitter arrays, AEAs) have been evaluated as a possibility to Nowadays, dierent kinds of techniques to reduce the high peak-
overcome the power limitations of individual conventional pho- to-average power ratio (PAPR) of WCDMA and LTE signals are
tomixers with antenna (antenna emitters, AEs) for the generation known. Most of them are based on a computationally intensive
of CW THz radiation. In this paper large area emitters (LAEs) and iterative optimization of the baseband signal to avoid uncon-
are proposed as an alternative approach. In this antenna-free new trolled distortions when decreasing the peaks. Moreover, all the
scheme of photomixing, the THz radiation originates directly from approaches with high performance inherently introduce memory
the acceleration of photo-induced charge carriers generated within eects on the output signal, which increase the complexity of the
a large semiconductor area. The quasi-continuous distribution of transmitter behaviour. This paper presents a novel method to
emitting elements corresponds to a high-density array and results perform crest factor reduction (CFR) based on memoryless polyno-
in favorable radiation proles without side lobes. Moreover, the mials. An optimization problem is used to nd the best polynomial
achievable THz power is expected to outnumber even large AEAs. coecients adapted to the input signal statistic in order to reduce
Last not least, the technological challenge of fabricating LAEs the peaks fullling at the same time the 3GPP requirements. In this
appears to be signicantly less demanding. The radiation pattern way, simple polynomials can be used to reduce the PAPR up to 1.8
of a vertical LAE is shown from 0.1 THz up to 1 THz. dB, having a low complexity and a memoryless implementation.

Pulse Shaping for Millimeter-Wave and Terahertz Volterra-Parafac Digital Predistorter for OFDM
Applications in Coplanar Technology Wireless Systems
M. Chudzik 1 , I. Arnedo 1 , I. Arregui 1 , F. Teberio 1 , A. Carlos Crespo-Cadenas, Javier Reina-Tosina, Mara J.
Lujambio 1 , T. Lopetegi 1 , M.A.G. Laso 1 , Q. Yu 2 , N.S. Madero-Ayora, Juan A. Becerra-Gonzlez; Universidad
Barker 2 , A. Ghaddar 3 , A. Chahadih 3 , Guillaume de Sevilla, Spain
EuMC43-03, Time: 09:40
Ducournau 3 , J.F. Lampin 3 , T. Akalin 3 ; 1 Universidad
Pblica de Navarra, Spain; 2 University of Virginia, A novel digital predistorter (DPD) for the linearization of power
ampliers (PAs) is presented. The structure is based on a doubly-
USA; 3 IEMN, France symmetric Parafac tensor decomposition of Volterra kernels and
EuMC42-05, Time: 10:20 takes advantage of a frequency-domain representation, what
In this work, a pulse shaper in coplanar technology intended for makes it specially attractive for the transmission of orthogonal
the unlicensed band up to the THz region is designed, fabricated, frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) signals. The approach has
and measured. This broadband frequency range is of great inter- been successfully tested with a GaN PA using LTE signals, showing
ests as it oers very high data rate communication in local area a reduction of over 17 dB in the adjacent channel power ratio
networks. The technique employs tailored coplanar lines that and a better in-band equalization compared with a conventional

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time-domain DPD. As M-ary quadrature amplitude modulated turing constraints. The use of the proposed defective groundplane
symbols can be directly pipelined into the OFDM transmission structure allows to increase the coupling coecient beyond these
framework, the running complexity of proposed structure oers limitations. The eect on the external couplings is analyzed by
a saving of about four times the oating point operations (FLOPs) simulations and experiments using a single resonator.
compared to time-domain DPDs, with the added value of using Based on the obtained results, a layout for the full bandpass lter
only the channel bandwidth for the predistorted signal generation. with a center frequency of 6GHz and a bandwidth of 500MHz is
derived. This lter design is veried by simulation and measure-
Combating the Dimensionality of Nonlinear MIMO
ment.
Amplier Predistortion by Basis Pursuit
Novel SIW Based Interdigital Bandpass Filter with
Efrain Zenteno 1 , Shoaib Amin 1 , Magnus Isaksson 1 ,
Harmonic Suppression
Daniel Rnnow 1 , Peter Hndel 2 ; 1 University of Gvle,
Sweden; 2 KTH, Sweden Sinan Kurudere 1 , Vakur B. Ertrk 2 ; 1 Meteksan
EuMC43-04, Time: 10:00 Savunma, Turkey; 2 Bilkent University, Turkey
EuMC44-02, Time: 09:20
A general description of nonlinear dynamic MIMO systems, given
by Volterra series, has signicantly larger complexity than SISO sys- A novel conguration for substrate integrated waveguide (SIW)
tems. Modeling and predistortion of MIMO ampliers consequently based bandpass lter with interdigital type resonators is pre-
become unfeasible due to the large number of basis functions. We sented. In the proposed structure, interdigital type resonators
have designed digital predistorters for a MIMO amplier using a consisting of vias and circular caps at top of them are combined
basis pursuit method for reducing model complexity. This method into a bowtie SIW structure. SIW is fed by a tapered microstrip
reduces the numerical problems that appear in MIMO Volterra line transition providing low loss and good matching. In order
predistorters due to the large number of basis functions. The to improve harmonic suppression performance of the lter, the
number of basis functions was reduced from 1402 to 220 in a 22 dumbbell shaped defected ground structure (DGS) is etched to the
MIMO amplier and from 127 to 13 in the corresponding SISO ground side of the microstrip line feeding section. The proposed
case. Reducing the number of basis functions caused an increase lter structure is put in a conducting box in order to improve
of approximately 1 dB of model error and adjacent channel power attenuation levels at the band edges and prevent radiation to the
ratio. outside. The prototype is designed at 9 GHz center frequency with
500 MHz bandwidth, analyzed and fabricated for verication. The
Combining Crest Factor Reduction and Digital measurement results are in good agreement with the simulations,
Predistortion with Automatic Determination of the and the lter exhibits more than 30 dB harmonic suppression.
Necessary Crest Factor Reduction Gain
Broadband Implementation of Tunable,
Amadou Mbaye 1 , Genevive Baudoin 1 , Abel Gouba 2 , Substrate-Integrated, Evanescent-Mode, Cavity
Yves Louet 2 , Martine Villegas 1 ; 1 ESYCOM, France; Bandpass Filters
2
Suplec, France
Shahrokh Saeedi 1 , Juseop Lee 2 , Hjalti Sigmarsson 1 ;
EuMC43-05, Time: 10:20 1
University of Oklahoma, USA; 2 Korea University,
Digital predistortion (DPD) and Crest Factor Reduction (CFR) are
applied separately in radio frequency power ampliers (PAs) in
Korea
general. This paper proposes a method to jointly optimize DPD EuMC44-03, Time: 09:40
and CFR. For a given model of predistorter our solution gives A novel structure for implementing broadband external and inter-
automatically the Peak to average power ratio (PAPR) reduction nal coupling in heavily loaded, substrate integrated, evanescent-
gain to be applied by the CFR module. Within the DPD module mode, cavity lters is presented. The proposed structure is based
PAPRs of original input signal and PA output and PAPR at predis- on adding electric eld coupling to the magnetic eld iris cou-
torter output without CFR are used to estimate an optimal CFR pling, which is commonly used for such cavities. It is shown that
gain through mathematical calculations. The combined CFR/DPD fractional bandwidth on the order of 40% can be achieved using
module ensures that the PAPR at the output of predistorter will this new structure. As an illustration, a second order Butterworth
not exceed a given limit. Hence, the envelope clipping module lter is designed using the presented coupling method and then
which is typically present to protect the PA, may be removed. In fabricated inside a two-layer RF circuit board. The measured and
addition the proposed method oers a higher operating range of simulated lter results are shown to be in good agreement, with
the DPD while fullling out-of band requirements and preserving measured insertion loss of around 0.4 dB including connector
low in-band distortion. Power eciency of amplication module is losses. Finally, the lter is continuously tuned from 2910 MHz to
improved as well. This solution has been tested by simulation and 3795 MHz.
on a class AB LDMOS power amplier in Agilent Advanced Design
System (ADS). A Novel Dual Mode Dual Band SIW Filter
Morteza Rezaee, Amir Reza Attari; Ferdowsi University
EuMC44 : Filters Based on SIW Technology of Mashhad, Iran
Venue: Cecilia, 09:00 10:40, Thursday 9th October 2014 EuMC44-04, Time: 10:00
Chair: Serge Verdeyme, XLIM, France In this article, a novel dual mode dual band substrate integrated
Co-Chair: Cedric Quendo, Universit Europenne de Bretagne, waveguide (SIW) lter is presented. Dual band operation of the
France lter is realized by providing two paths for the input signal to
the output port. The signals of two paths have opposite sign and
Coupled Evanescent Mode Resonator Filter Using a equal amplitude at a frequency between two bands and hence,
Defective Ground Structure to Increase Coupling a transmission zero is generated in this frequency. The dual
mode resonator is a square SIW cavity perturbed by corner cut. A
Stefan Pger 1 , Christian Waldschmidt 2 , Volker three-cavity dual mode dual band lter is designed using coupling
Ziegler 1 ; 1 Airbus Group Innovations, Germany; matrix. Frequency response of the lter obtained from the coupling
2 matrix is in good agreement with the full wave simulation result.
Universitt Ulm, Germany
EuMC44-01, Time: 09:00
Compact Diplexer with Dual-Mode SIW Resonators
A bandpass lter design based on a modied type of coupled
evanescent mode resonators is presented. The resonators are
Alejandro Garca-Lamprez 1 , Magdalena
implemented as a substrate integrated waveguide (SIW) structure Salazar-Palma 1 , Sai Ho Yeung 2 ; 1 Universidad Carlos
using a multilayer stack of organic microwave laminates. To realize III de Madrid, Spain; 2 Syracuse University, USA
a high input and output coupling coecient required for many EuMC44-05, Time: 10:20
wideband lter specications, the use of a U-shaped defective
groundplane structure is proposed. Without this structure, the A compact diplexer fabricated on substrate-integrated waveguide
maximum achievable coupling coecient is limited by manufac- (SIW) technology is presented. The diplexer is a sixth order
coupled-resonator network with no additional elements such as

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power dividers, composed exclusively of three dual-mode square analytical development is then conrmed by full-wave numerical
SIW cavities. The coupling between the two orthogonal resonant simulations.
modes of each cavity is generated by means of additional vias
perturbing the cavity symmetry, while inductive irises implement Probe and Line-Fed Cylindrical Microstrip Antennas
the inter-cavity couplings. The coupling topology of the whole with Complex-Shaped Patches
diplexer is restricted by the orientation of the resonant modes. A
fabricated prototype with passbands around 10 GHz proves that Alexander Ye. Svezhentsev, Guy A.E. Vandenbosch;
this approach is feasible. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
EuMC45-04, Time: 10:00
Cylindrical microstrip antennas (CMAs) with complex-shaped
EuMC45 : Advanced Antenna Design patches are analyzed by the moment method in the spectral
Methods domain. The structures are fed by a probe as well as by a cylin-
Venue: Flavia, 09:00 10:40, Thursday 9th October 2014 drical microstrip line. The asymptote extraction technique for the
Chair: Marco Pasian, Universit di Pavia, Italy spectral Greens function is applied to increase the calculation
Co-Chair: Ioan E. Lager, Technische Universiteit Delft, The eciency not only for elements of the impedance coupling matrix
Netherlands but also for the elements of the voltage vector produced by the
probe. Dierent shapes of parches are discussed: in particular
Expedited Microstrip Antenna Array Design U-shaped patches, patches with slots and notches, and coupled
looped patches. The return loss for the probe and line fed CMA are
Through Surrogate-Based Optimization presented. The shift of the resonant frequency of the CMA is ana-
Slawomir Koziel, Stanislav Ogurtsov; Reykjavik lyzed with respect to the resonant frequency of the CMA having a
traditional cylindrical rectangular patch. For the line-fed CMA with
University, Iceland
two pairs of coupled loop patches an H-polarized omnidirectional
EuMC45-01, Time: 09:00 radiation pattern in the azimuthal plane has been reached.
In this work, a technique for expedited design of microstrip
antenna arrays using surrogate-based optimization is presented. On Screening of Antenna Near Fields by a Finite
The proposed methodology exploits an antenna array model Ground Plane
which superposes EM-simulated responses (both radiation and
reection) of the array with only one radiator active at a time. Sathya N. Venkatasubramanian, Sergei Tretyakov,
Low optimization cost is maintained by constructing the model Katsuyuki Haneda; Aalto University, Finland
from coarse-discretization EM-simulation data. In the process, EuMC45-05, Time: 10:20
the antenna array model is iteratively corrected and re-optimized
to yield an improved set of excitation amplitudes and/or phases. Compact back-to-back antennas are proposed for in-band full du-
Our approach permits simultaneous handling of the radiation plex relays to improve spectral eciency and increased end-to-end
pattern and the reection coecients, i.e., accounting for design data rates of a wireless link. The main technical problem in realiza-
specications imposed on both reection and radiation responses. tion of these systems is the requirement for high isolation between
It is demonstrated using a planar 10 by 10 microstrip array with closely located back-to-back antennas. One needs to understand
the optimized design obtained at the cost corresponding to a few how the electromagnetic near elds below a nite ground plane
evaluations the high-delity EM model. contribute to the mutual coupling between compact back-to-back
antennas. In this paper, we present an analysis of the electro-
Chiral-Field Microwave Antennas: Chiral Microwave magnetic elds below a nite ground plane when excited by basic
electric and magnetic sources with both horizontal and vertical
Near Fields for Far-Field Radiation orientations. The image theory and physical optics approximation
E.O. Kamenetskii, M. Berezin, R. Shavit; Ben-Gurion are used for direct computations of the elds at close distances
below the ground plane for various ground plane dimensions.
University of the Negev, Israel
This provides an insight on coupling mechanisms and isolation
EuMC45-02, Time: 09:20 obtained for dierent ground plane dimensions for dierent types
In a single-element structure we obtain a radiation pattern with of sources. The analysis is scalable to all frequencies of operation.
a squint due to chiral microwave near elds originated from a It is observed that a combination of vertical electric and magnetic
magnetostatic-mode ferrite disk. At the magnetostatic resonances, dipoles on dierent sides of the ground plane or horizontal electric
one has strong subwavelength localization of energy of microwave dipoles used in conjunction with any other radiating elements can
radiation. Magnetostatic oscillations in a thin ferrite disk are char- improve the isolation between back-to-back antennas.
acterized by unique topological properties: the Poynting-vector
vortices and the eld helicity. The chiral-topology near elds
allow obtaining unique phase structure distribution for far-eld
EuMC46 : FSS and AMC: Modelling and
microwave radiation. Applications
Venue: Iustina, 09:00 10:40, Thursday 9th October 2014
A Theoretical and Numerical Approach for Selecting Chair: Francisco Medina, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
Miniaturized Antenna Topologies on Co-Chair: Filiberto Bilotti, Universit di Roma Tre, Italy
Magneto-Dielectric Substrates
Microstructured Frequency Selective Quasi-Optical
Alex Pacini, Alessandra Costanzo, Diego Masotti;
Components for Submillimeter-Wave Applications
Universit di Bologna, Italy
EuMC45-03, Time: 09:40 S.A. Kuznetsov 1 , M.A. Astafyev 1 , A.V. Gelfand 2 , A.V.
There is an increasing interest in developing miniaturized antennas Arzhannikov 1 ; 1 Novosibirsk State University, Russia;
2
for ultra-low power applications (tens of W) in the microwave Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
range. However, to guarantee the system operations in such low- EuMC46-01, Time: 09:00
power conditions, radiation performances need to be preserved
We present the selected results of research-and-development activ-
even if the adopted antennas dimensions are small compared to
ities focused on improving conventional and creating novel passive
the wavelength. For this purpose, magneto-dielectric materials
quasi-optical components of submillimeter-wave instrumentation.
are currently exploited as promising substrates. In this paper we
Realized as high-performance single- and multi-layered metallized
demonstrate by a theoretical approach that radiation eciency can
microstructures of sub-wavelength topology, the components
be preserved only by selected combinations of antenna topologies
include band-pass lters, non-proled focusing devices, thin-lm
and substrate characteristics. Indeed, materials with relative
phase and polarization transformers, and ultra-thin resonant ab-
permeability greater than unit, can be eciently adopted only by
sorbers. The aspects of electromagnetic modeling, fabrication, and
antennas that may be represented as equivalent magnetic sources.
characterization of the developed devices are described together
Conversely, we demonstrate that if equivalent electric sources are
with their practical applications.
involved, the antenna performance are signicantly degraded. The

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Dual Band Polarization-Insensitive Wide Angle polarization dependence. Numerical results, obtained using the
Metamaterial Absorber for Radar Application ANSYS-Designer software (MoM) are presented from 0.1 GHz to
12.0 GHz. Four FSS were designed, fabricated and experimentally
Devkinandan Chaurasiya, Saptarshi Ghosh, characterized from 4.5 GHz to 12.0 GHz. A very good agreement
Kumar Vaibhav Srivastava; IIT Kanpur, India is observed when compared measured results to numerical ones.
EuMC46-02, Time: 09:20 Potential applications and the shown characteristics instigate other
In this paper, an ultra-thin dual-band polarization-insensitive research groups to investigate the introduced geometry.
metamaterial absorber with wide-angle characteristics has been
presented. The unit cell geometry comprises two circular rings EuMC47 : High Data-Rate Wireless
with the inner one cross-connected. Simulated results show two
discrete absorption peaks at 2.90 GHz (S-band) and 6.13 GHz (C-
Communications
band) with absorptivities of 99.66% and 99.83% respectively, which Venue: Aurelia, 11:20 13:00, Thursday 9th October 2014
can be used for surveillance and air defense radar applications. Chair: Rdiger Quay, Fraunhofer IAF, Germany
The proposed structure is polarization-insensitive and shows high Co-Chair: Timo Jaeschke, Ruhr-Universitt Bochum, Germany
absorption (over 80%) for wide incident angles up to 60 degree
for both TE and TM polarizations. The proposed structure has A 140GHz Multi-Gigabits Self-Heterodyne
been fabricated and measured, showing good agreement with the Transceiver for Chip-to-Chip Communications
simulated responses.
Samuel Foulon 1 , Sbastien Pruvost 1 , Denis Pache 1 ,
60GHz Articial Magnetic Conductor Loaded Dipole Christophe Loyez 2 , Nathalie Rolland 2 ;
1
Antenna in 65nm CMOS Technology STMicroelectronics, France; 2 IEMN, France
Mohamed I. Ibrahim, Sally I. El-Henawy, Amr M.E. EuMC47-01, Time: 11:20

Safwat; Ain Shams University, Egypt A 140GHz fully-integrated wireless chip-to-chip solution using a
EuMC46-03, Time: 09:40 QPSK self-heterodyne topology is demonstrated for short range
and low power communication. Implemented in 0.13m SiGe:C
This paper presents a new equivalent circuit model for Articial BiCMOS technology, the Tx and Rx silicon area including dipole
Magnetic Conductors (AMCs), proposes a new AMC unit cell that antennas is 0.31mm2 . This transceiver achieves a data rate of
provides a large capacitance, and set guidelines to design ecient 10Gbps at a free air distance of 0.6mm with a Error Vector Magni-
antennas in CMOS technology characterized by lossy silicon sub- tude equal to 27%.
strate that has thickness slightly smaller than /4 of the radiation
frequency. The proposed procedure is investigated in the design 90GHz Polarization-Division Duplex RF Transceiver
of a dipole antenna that operates at 60 GHz in 65 nm CMOS
technology. Theoretical results are conrmed by two dierent for Multi-Gigabit Transmission
commercial simulators. The antenna is matched within the entire Kwangseon Kim 1 , Minsoo Kang 1 , Bongsu Kim 1 ,
band of operation (i.e. 57 GHz to 64 GHz) with peak simulated
Woojin Byun 1 , Hyungchul Park 2 ; 1 ETRI, Korea;
gain and total eciency of +2 dBi and 52%, respectively. The size 2
occupied by the antenna and AMC structure is 1.2 mm 1.8 mm. SeoulTech, Korea
EuMC47-02, Time: 11:40
Multi-Layer Sub-Wavelength Prole Broadband This paper presents a novel 90 GHz band RF transceiver using
Leaky-Wave Antenna polarization-division duplex (PDD) technology. A PDD architecture
is used for full-duplex communication in the single band. The RF
Konstantinos Konstantinidis, Alexandros P. Feresidis, transceiver can deliver 6 Gbps through six channels with a band-
Peter Gardner, Peter S. Hall; University of Birmingham, width of 3 GHz. The channel bandwidth is 500 MHz. A IF combining
UK structure is used for multi-channel. To implement the system, a
EuMC46-04, Time: 10:00 fourth-harmonically pumped mixer for RF up/down-conversion
and a low-noise amplier monolithic microwave integrated cir-
A new concept for designing subwavelength-prole and broadband cuits (MMIC) are implemented using a 0.1 m gallium arsenide
high-gain leaky-wave antennas is introduced. A novel multi-layer pseudomorphic high-electron-mobility transistor (GaAs pHEMT)
periodic array design is proposed for sub-wavelength Fabry-Perot process. RF transceiver has an output P1dB of 15dBm and a noise
leaky-wave antennas with enhanced bandwidth performance. Two gure of below 8dB. Experimental results of RF test-bed show that
double-layer periodic arrays of dissimilar dimensions are designed the system can achieve a good performance at the 16 quadrature
and optimized, each double-layer array consisting of an Articial amplitude modulation (QAM) transmission of both Single Carrier
Magnetic Conductor (AMC) and a Partially Reective Surface (PRS) and orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) method.
printed on either side of a dielectric substrate. They are placed
at about quarter wavelength from a ground plane and from each Performance of Burst-Mode LTE-A Signal on a
other. Thus, two air cavities are created with a total prole of
less than /2. The proposed antenna has been simulated (using Converged RoF and W-Band Wireless System
CST Microwave Studio) achieving 18.3dBi directivity with 8% band- Tien Dat Pham, Atsushi Kanno, Tetsuya Kawanishi;
width. This gain-bandwidth product outperforms any previous
NICT, Japan
Fabry-Perot antenna design with this prole.
EuMC47-03, Time: 12:00
A Proposed Geometry for Multi-Resonant Frequency We propose and experimentally investigate a high-speed burst-
mode LTE-A signal transmission on a seamlessly converged RoF
Selective Surfaces
and millimeter-wave system at 90 GHz. Satisfactory transmission
Alfrdo Gomes Neto, Adaildo Gomes DAssuno Jr., performance over the converged RoF and a 1.2-m 90-GHz wireless
Jeerson Costa e Silva, Andr Nascimento da Silva, link is achieved. The obtained results conrm the potential to
use the system in future high-speed mobile and broadband access
Hillner de Paiva Almeida Ferreira, Isaac Silva Sousa networks.
Lima; IFPB, Brazil
EuMC46-05, Time: 10:20 A Focusing Technique Based on a Data Spatial
Frequency selective surfaces, FSS, are structures with many Diversity at Millimetre-Wave Frequency
applications in telecommunication systems. Recently, FSS prin-
Michael Bocquet, Atika Rivenq, Christophe Loyez,
ciples have been employed in chipless RFID technology, where
an important point is to design a multi-resonant structure, tag, Nathalie Rolland; IEMN, France
wherein the information can be encoded. In this work, a geometry EuMC47-04, Time: 12:20
for multi-resonant FSS is introduced. Considering the unit cell This paper presents a new topology of data coding and data
dimensions, very low resonant frequencies and a multi-resonant broadcasting exclusively sent to a specic location area. The
behavior are advantages of the proposed geometry, despite of the proposed technique exploits specically dierent received signals

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to focus energy and to rebuild information intelligibly only for a Digitally Assisted RF Filter: Self Interference
chosen position. By this way, the receiver coordinates become its Cancellation System
own key to decode the transmitted data. The overall topology
uses multiple emitters and one receiver which reads clearly the
P. Pratt, P. Forbes, J. McCormack; Analog Devices,
transmitted information only at precise coordinates. This Dedi- Ireland
cated Transmission technique enables a spatial multiplexing and EuMC48-03, Time: 12:00
has been validated experimentally using Ultra Wide Band (UWB) In FDD radios, the problem of Self Interference, where the trans-
signals around 4.5 GHz and in the millimeter frequency range. mitters own noise and distortion can desensitize the receiver is
traditionally solved by RF ltering. For bands with narrow duplex
Ultra-High Data-Rate Wireless Transfer in a
spacing, this selectivity comes at the cost of bulky lters and inser-
Saturated Spectrum New Paradigms tion loss with an associated power loss in the front end. Moreover,
Ioan E. Lager 1 , Robert B. Staszewski 1 , Adrianus B. with the drive towards, cheaper, smaller, integrated duplexers and
ultimately towards Full Duplex systems, conventional RF ltering
Smolders 2 , Domine M.W. Leenaerts 2 ; 1 Technische is becoming less viable. In this paper, we described a digitally
Universiteit Delft, The Netherlands; 2 Technische assisted RF lter system that addresses the isolation problem by
Universiteit Eindhoven, The Netherlands means of a novel, sub band, self interference cancellation system.
EuMC47-05, Time: 12:40 Sub band adaptation allows the canceller train in the presence of
both blockers and on-channel wanted signals. Lab bench proof-
A novel strategy ensuring ultra-fast, safe and reliable wireless of-concept results showing desense levels better than 0.1dB and
data transfer in mobile networks is proposed. By starting from cancellations gains > 35dB are presented for a 3GPP Band 1 cellular
state-of-the-art concepts in the present day mobile networks and base station radio incorporating a ceramic duplexer with 55dB
by examining specic, largely underused, potentials in electromag- isolation.
netic (EM) eld propagation, a transforming paradigm, combining
the advantages of standard network architectures with non- Design and Characterization of a Negative
conventional data transfer modalities is put forward. The elements
that are deemed requisite for one specic implementation of this Resistance Common Emitter InP Double
paradigm are briey cataloged. Heterojunction Bipolar Transistor Subcircuit for
Millimeter Wave and Submillimeter Wave
EuMC48 : Components for Microwave Applications
Front-Ends Clive Poole 1 , Izzat Darwazeh 1 , Herbert Zirath 2 , Klas
Venue: Baebiana, 11:20 13:00, Thursday 9th October 2014 Eriksson 2 , Dan Kuylenstierna 2 , Szhau Lai 2 ;
1
Chair: Asher Madjar, M2Microwaves LLC University College London, UK; 2 Chalmers University
Co-Chair: Alexander Koelpin, FAU Erlangen-Nrnberg, Germany
of Technology, Sweden
EuMC48-04, Time: 12:20
A Triple-Power-Mode Power Amplier Using an Rx
A negative resistance Indium Phosphide MMIC subcircuit element
Band Noise Reduction Circuit for W-CDMA/LTE
is presented that employs a Double-Heterojunction Bipolar Tran-
Handsets sistor in Common Emitter conguration with series feedback. The
Masakazu Hirobe, Shintaro Shinjo, Kazuhiro Iyomasa, fabricated MMIC exhibits negative resistance up to 231GHz, this
being the highest known frequency at which negative resistance
Kazuya Yamamoto, Morishige Hieda; Mitsubishi
has been measured for a transistor in the Common Emitter cong-
Electric, Japan uration. The design methodology is based on a simple equation
EuMC48-01, Time: 11:20 that accurately predicts the value of series feedback reactance
A triple-power-mode power amplier (PA) using a receive (Rx) band required to generate negative resistance in a transistor. The
noise reduction circuit for W-CDMA/LTE handsets is described. negative resistance subcircuit described has potential application
The Rx band noise reduction circuit uses an LC trap circuit res- in a reection amplier or negative resistance oscillator, when
onating at the dierence frequency between transmit (Tx) and Rx combined with a suitable resonator.
signals, and suppresses the Rx band noise caused by mixing with
the Tx signal and the dierence frequency noise which comes Design and Characterization of a Micromachined
from an input matching network and a bias circuit in the PA. The Receiver for W Band Applications
PA accommodates switchable signal paths corresponding to triple
Alina-Cristina Bunea 1 , Dan Neculoiu 1 , A. Takacs 2 ,
(high, middle and low) power modes for saving battery current in
practical handset use. Simulations show an Rx band noise improve- Pierre Calmon 2 ; 1 IMT Bucharest, Romania; 2 LAAS,
ment of 3.5 dB due to the LC trap circuit, and measurements show France
both a low Rx band noise of -136 dBm/Hz and a high gain of 30 dB EuMC48-05, Time: 12:40
at 29dBm of Pout. Measurements also show that the PA achieves
This paper presents for the rst time the design, electromagnetic
PAE as high as 41% at Pout of 29dBm while keeping ACLR less than
modeling and simulation of a W-band micromachined receiver with
-38dBc in the high power mode under a condition of 3.4V Vcc and
a double folded slot antenna. The antenna was processed on a
1450MHz W-CDMA (3GPP Rel.99) modulated signals. In the middle
thin dielectric membrane obtained through wet micromachining
and low power modes, PAE of 22% at Pout of 18dBm and 16% at
of a 400 m thick, high-resistivity silicon substrate. A stand-alone
7dBm are obtained with the same condition, respectively.
antenna structure was fabricated and characterized in terms of
A DC6GHz, Packaged 100 Watt GaN SPDT Switch reection losses, showing a working band (dened for |S11|< -10
dB) between 88.3105.8 GHz, in good agreement with simulations.
MMIC The maximum simulated directivity at 94 GHz is 6.3 dBi. The
Ritu Jain, Sushil Kumar, Bernie Stocklingsky, Je direct conversion receiver uses a hybrid integrated GaAs zero
Shealy; RFMD, USA bias detector diode. Two new parameters based on the incident
isotropic power are introduced: isotropic voltage sensitivity and
EuMC48-02, Time: 11:40
isotropic tangential signal sensitivity. The measured isotropic
A Low insertion loss, high isolation and high power DC-6GHz tangential sensitivity is lower than -40 dBm between 80105 GHz,
SPDT has been developed using GaN on SiC using 0.5m HEMT for a 10 kHz video bandwidth.
technology. The developed switch has CW P0.1 dB as 100W and
Pulsed Pmax >126W. Insertion loss of this SPDT is 0.8dB with
isolation 30dB & RL 20dB across the band. Measured ON/OFF
switching time was <20nS. Switch performed very well during hot
switching test for pulsed control voltage (Vc) =-30 to -60V. No
degradation in IL or Isolation was observed between hot and cold
switching. The switch is packaged in a plastic 5X5 QFN package.

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Tunable Bandpass Filter with Wide Out-of-Band


EuMC49 : Tuneable and Multiband Planar Rejection
Filters Mirna Akra 1 , Emmanuel Pistono 1 , Hamza Issa 2 , Akil
Venue: Cecilia, 11:20 13:00, Thursday 9th October 2014 Jrad 3 , Philippe Ferrari 1 ; 1 IMEP-LAHC, France; 2 Beirut
Chair: Giuseppe Macchiarella, Politecnico di Milano, Italy Arab University, Lebanon; 3 Lebanese University,
Co-Chair: Gian Guido Gentili, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Lebanon
EuMC49-04, Time: 12:20
A Dual-Band Switchable Bandpass Filter Using
Connected-Coupling Mechanisms This paper presents tunable microstrip bandpass lters. These
lters are based on Stub-Loaded Resonators. By properly loading
1 1 1
Shih-Fong Chao , Che-You Kuo , Wei-Cheng Lin , these resonators by variable capacitance (such as varactor diode),
Wei-Ru Li 1 , Pu-Hua Deng 2 ; 1 National Kaohsiung the center frequency can be easily controlled. Thanks to the chosen
topology, the loading capacitors have no impact in the out-of-band
Marine University, Taiwan; 2 National University of
rejection. A complete resonant mode analysis is investigated. The
Kaohsiung, Taiwan concept is demonstrated by considering a third-order parallel-
EuMC49-01, Time: 11:20 coupled bandpass lter. A tunable center frequency of +/- 7.6% is
In this paper, a dual-band switchable bandpass lter using obtained.
switchable connected-coupling lines is presented. The switchable
connected-coupling line is formed by embedding a RF traveling- Adjustable Parallel Coupled Line Filters with
wave switch into a connected-coupling line. In thru state, the Wire-Bonding Technology
switchable connected-coupling line serves as an admittance in-
verter to provide adequate coupling for a bandpass response. In
Stphane Denis 1 , Patrick Fouin 1 , Grard Haquet 1 ,
isolated state, the switchable line acts as a RF switch to cut o the Georges Peyresoubes 1 , Anne-Catherine Tanguy 1 ,
coupling path to achieve a high isolation. A switchable dual-band Caroline Leduc 2 ; 1 Thales Microelectronics, France;
lter operating at 1.5 and 2.5 GHz was designed and fabricated to 2
IETR, France
validate the design concept.
EuMC49-05, Time: 12:40
Design of Quad-Band Bandpass Filter Using Nested This paper presents three examples of adjustable planar lters
with wire-bonding technology. These lters are derived from
Dual-Mode Square Loop Resonators
conventional parallel-coupled line lter topologies by introducing
Ceyhun Karpuz 1 , Ali Krsad Grr 2 , Ahmet zek 1 , tuning cells with bond-wires. The rst example is a band-pass
Zuhra Karaca 3 ; 1 Pamukkale University, Turkey; lter at Ku band. The second example is a stop-band lter at C
2 band with a wide pass-band, until K band. The third example
Nevsehir Haci Bektas Veli University, Turkey; 3 Nigde is a switched pass-band lter bank, semi-buried into multi-layer
University, Turkey substrates, covering from C to X band.
EuMC49-02, Time: 11:40
In this letter, design of a quad-band microstrip bandpass lter
is presented by using nested placed four dual-mode square loop EuMC50 : Special Session on Asia Pacic
resonators (DMSLR) having dierent electrical lengths. Arms of the Microwave Conference
square loop resonators (SLR) are formed with low/high impedance Venue: Hortensia, 11:20 13:00, Thursday 9th October 2014
parts, in order to obtain a maximum miniaturization by nesting
Chair: Luca Perregrini, Universit di Pavia, Italy
DMSLRs and perturbation eects by changing the lengths of low Co-Chair: Atsushi Sanada, Yamaguchi University, Japan
impedance parts for the excitation of degenerate modes. Thus, the
proposed conguration allows the control of mode frequencies,
bandwidths and transmission zeros for each passband individually. Some Basic Q & A on Wireless Power Transfer
Resonators are coupled to input/output (I/O) ports by feedlines Jongmin Park, Hyunjin Shim, Yoon Goo Kim,
having open-circuited stubs which suppress the harmonics. A
Sangwook Nam; Seoul National University, Korea
dual-mode quad-band bandpass lter has been designed with an
electrical length of 0.25g 0.25g and fabricated, where g is the EuMC50-01, Time: 11:20
guided wavelength at 1.79 GHz (the lowest resonance frequency). This paper presents some questions and answers on the wireless
Measured and simulated results are in a good agreement. power transfer. Firstly, it investigates the physical limitation
of a wireless power transfer using spherical modes. It is found
Design of Compact Dual-Band Bandpass Filter Using that there is a limitation on the transfer eciency depending on
Frequency Transformation and its Implementation the distance between the resonators and eciency of antennas.
Secondly, we compare the performance of WPTS with respect to
with Split Ring Resonator: Dual-Band Bandpass the source type. In addition, a method is suggested for ecient
Filter Using SRR WPT when the distance between antennas is varied. Thirdly, a
time division method is suggested for WPTS to charge multiple
Vaishali Rathore, Seema Awasthi, Animesh Biswas; IIT
receivers. Finally, we present an analytic formula which can be
Kanpur, India used to dierentiate Inductive Coupling and Magnetic Resonance
EuMC49-03, Time: 12:00 Coupling which are ambiguously used in wireless power transfer
This paper presents the design and implementation of a com- system.
pact dual-band band-pass lter using metamaterial Split Ring
Resonators. The coupling matrix is generated by frequency trans- Transmission Line Metamaterials for
formation technique applied to advance ltering functions for Transformation Electromagnetics
symmetric dual-band band-pass lter. The dual-band lter (22)
pole, with return loss 20 dB and bandwidth of 142 MHz and 138 Atsushi Sanada, Tsutomu Nagayama; Yamaguchi
MHz in two bands, at center frequencies 3.14 GHz and 3.37 GHz University, Japan
respectively are designed, fabricated and tested. The measured and EuMC50-02, Time: 11:40
simulated results are in good agreement over the desired band. The
In this paper, recent works on transmission line metamaterials for
size of the lter, which is as small as 55mm 55mm 1.27mm,
transformation electromagnetics are overviewed. The concept the
can be used for WiMAX Applications.
transmission line approach using physical equivalent circuit model
for anisotropic materials is introduced. The validity of the model
is conrmed by demonstrations of an invisibility carpet cloak
design and circuit simulations. In addition, potential applications
of the coordinate transformation resonators and illusion cloaks at
microwave frequency region are presented.

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Nanomaterial in Microwave and Millimeterwave ductor layers, illuminated by pump waves of two tones, has been
Engineering Research in China analysed in the self-consistent problem formulation, taking into
account the nonlinear dynamics of charges. It is demonstrated that
Erping Li 1 , Yi-Li Xu 1 , Wei Hong 2 ; 1 Zhejiang University, the external magnetic bias signicantly enhances the nonlinear
China; 2 Southeast University, China interactions in the stacks. The eects of the layer sequence and
EuMC50-03, Time: 12:00 parameters on the properties of the combinatorial frequency waves
Recently, nanomaterial is a topic of very attractive research elds emitted from the stacks of magnetised semiconductor layers are
from science to potential applications in microwave components discussed.
and circuits. This paper briey overviews the graphene and some
other nanomaterials research and development (R&D) of institu- Microwave Photonic Structures and their
tions in China. For microwave applications, we show interconnect, Application for Measurements of Parameters of
transistors and some other applications. Thin Semiconductor Layers
D.A. Usanov 1 , A.V. Skripal 1 , D.V. Ponomarev 1 , E.V.
EuMC51 : Advances in Metamaterials and Latysheva 1 , S.A. Nikitov 2 ; 1 Saratov State University,
EBG Structures Russia; 2 Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Venue: Iustina, 11:20 13:00, Thursday 9th October 2014 EuMC51-04, Time: 12:20
Chair: Alessandro Galli, Universit di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
Co-Chair: Oksana V. Shramkova, Queens University Belfast, UK The possibility to simultaneously determine the thickness and the
electrical conductivity of thin semiconductor layer and the mobility
of its free charge carriers has been shown. The semiconductor layer
Advances in Mantle Cloaking Design plays a role of the irregularity in the one-dimensional waveguide
Alessio Monti 1 , Jason Soric 2 , Andrea Al 2 , Alessandro photonic crystals. The results of the determination of highly doped
semiconductor epitaxial layer parameters by the inverse problem
Toscano 3 , Filiberto Bilotti 3 ; 1 Universit Niccol
solving using reection and transmission spectra in microwave
Cusano, Italy; 2 University of Texas at Austin, USA; band are presented.
3
Universit di Roma Tre, Italy
EuMC51-01, Time: 11:20 Novel Negative Impedance Converter with an
In this work we report some advances in the design of mantle Emitter Follower Circuit for Stable Non-Foster
cloaking devices to reduce the scattering of an object at microwave Elements
frequencies. We rst show how to design a cloaking device able to
reduce the scattering of canonical 1D, 2D or 3D objects overcoming Takuya Kaneko 1 , Shogo Takagi 1 , Yasushi Horii 1 ,
the restrictions aecting the current covers working for a single- Masahiro Akiyama 2 ; 1 Kansai University, Japan; 2 Kyoto
polarization only. Theoretical considerations as well as full-wave Institute of Technology, Japan
simulations conrming the eectiveness of the proposed cloaks EuMC51-05, Time: 12:40
are provided. Moreover, we present a generalization of the mantle
cloaking theoretical formulation in order to take into account For generation of non-Foster circuit elements with negative capaci-
multilayer cloaking devices. This analysis allows to extend the tance or negative inductance, this paper newly proposes a negative
validity of the mantle cloaking approach beyond the quasi-static impedance converter (NIC) with an emitter follower circuit. The
condition, which is commonly considered as the main limitation of principle of the proposed circuit topology is introduced, and then,
scattering cancellation-based cloaks. the negative capacitance with -100 pF is demonstrated by using
bipolar transistors 2SC1815GR with hF E of 283. The results indi-
Carbon Nanotube Based Millimeterwave Fishnet cate that (1) the voltage gain of the amplier, Av , used in the NIC
Metamaterials circuit should be 2 precisely, and (2) the emitter follower enhances
the bandwidth of the non-Foster response. As an application, this
Johannes A. Russer 1 , Ying Xiong 1 , Alaa Abdellah 1 , paper shows that a negative group delay with the delay time from
Ali E. Culhaoglu 2 , Wenquan Che 3 , Paolo Lugli 1 , Peter -1 ns to -2 ns and negligible insertion loss is generated in a wide
Russer 1 ; 1 Technische Universitt Mnchen, Germany; frequency range.
2
DLR, Germany; 3 NUST, China
EuMC51-02, Time: 11:40
EuMC52 : Interconnects, Packaging and
Fishnet metamaterials consist of two or more conducting shnet MCM
layers separated by homogeneous dielectric layers. Dierent
Venue: Niside, 11:20 13:00, Thursday 9th October 2014
from other planar multilayer metamaterial structures shnet
metamaterials do not require vias for through-contacting between Chair: Jean-Franois Villemazet, Thales Alenia Space
the layers. This allows low-cost production of three-dimensional Co-Chair: John Papapolymerou, Georgia Institute of Technology,
metamaterials by spray coating with organic (carbon nanotubes USA
CNTs) or metallic (silver) nano pigment inks. Spray coating has
proven to be a low cost fabrication technique for high throughput. Highly Integrated Recongurable Microwave Switch
Numerical studies are pursued in this contribution to investigate Matrix Module for Geostationary Satellites
shnet metamaterial using nano pigment inks. In this work we
compare shnet metamaterial structures fabricated from spray S. Kaleem, S. Rentsch, S. Humbla, D. Stpel, R. Stephan,
coated layers of variable sheet conductance with shnet metama- J. Mller, M.A. Hein; Technische Universitt Ilmenau,
terial structures fabricated from highly conductive material with Germany
superimposed homogeneous CNT layers of low sheet conductance. EuMC52-01, Time: 11:20
In these cases the spray coated CNT layers allow to adjust the
area resistance of the conductive layers for optimum broad-band A hybrid integrated 44 recongurable switch matrix module bear-
design. The tunable resistance of sprayed thin lms allows for an ing four redundant paths is presented. Besides standard switching
enhanced tailoring of the eective parameters of the metamaterial functionality between inputs and outputs, the module exhibits a
structures and, hence, for an enhancement of their bandwidth of transparent mode in case of on-board power failure. In the trans-
negative refractive index. parent mode, the redundant paths establish a direct transmission
between an input and a corresponding output. Owing to the low
Combinatorial Frequency Generation by Magnetised temperature co-red ceramic technology, the hermetically sealed
Quasi-Periodic Stacks of Semiconductor Layers module exhibits compact dimensions of 32 mm 32 mm 1.7
mm and a light weight of just 6.15 g. The high degree of miniatur-
O.V. Shramkova, A.G. Schuchinsky; Queens University ization and static power consumption due to the PIN diodes based
Belfast, UK design raise thermal concerns. Infrared thermographs and nite
EuMC51-03, Time: 12:00 element thermal simulation modeling provide an estimate of the
peak temperature on the package. Compared to its predecessor,
The combinatorial frequency generation by the quasi-periodic
Fibonacci and Thue-Morse stacks of magnetically biased semicon-
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the peak temperature of the most recent version was lowered by Experimental Evaluation of Dierential
22 K with the help of reduced bias currents and thermal vias. The Chip-to-Antenna Bondwire Interconnects Above
electrical and thermal considerations improve the reliability of the 110GHz
module required for the long-life geostationary satellite. On-wafer
measurements revealed an insertion loss of (91) dB and return Vclav Valenta 1 , Hermann Schumacher 1 , Thomas
loss 10 dB in normal and transparent modes, and an on-to-o Spreng 2 , Volker Ziegler 2 , Dragos Dancila 3 , Anders
isolation of 50 dB over the entire Ka-band downlink frequency Rydberg 3 ; 1 Universitt Ulm, Germany; 2 Airbus Group
band (17. . .22 GHz).
Innovations, Germany; 3 Uppsala University, Sweden
Low-Loss and High-Isolation Through Silicon via EuMC52-05, Time: 12:40
Technology for High Performance RF Applications Bondwire interconnects for dierential chip-to-antenna interfaces
1 1 1
are investigated. Two dierent compensation structures for
Jong-Min Yook , Dongsu Kim , Jong-Chul Park , dierent interconnect lengths are designed and evaluated using
Chul-Young Kim 2 , Sok Ho Yi 3 , Jun Chul Kim 1 ; 1 KETI, dedicated transmit and receive BiCMOS modules operating across
Korea; 2 Chungnam National University, Korea; a 110 to 156 GHz band. Measurement results demonstrate that
3 a 9 GHz bandwidth and a minimum insertion loss of 0.2 dB can
Cowon Innotech, Korea be achieved for interconnects as long as 0.8 mm, showing that
EuMC52-02, Time: 11:40 the well established wire-bonding techniques are still an attractive
In this study, new TSV structures, TOV (Through Organic Via) and solution even beyond 100 GHz. Reproducibility of the proposed
COV (Coaxial Via), are proposed to overcome the lossy problem solution is assessed as well.
of the TSV. In the proposed via, a thick insulator, more than 10
m, can be realized by using the organic lamination process. The
lamination process is applied to the silicon hole which is formed EuMC53 : Advanced Signal Generation
by using a deep RIE (Reactive Ion Etching) process. An UV laser Techniques
was used to drill the laminated organic. To make fully lled metal
Venue: Aurelia, 14:20 16:00, Thursday 9th October 2014
via, sputtering seeds and copper electroplating methods are used.
As results, it was possible to make a 50 m through-via with a Chair: Tibor Berceli, BME, Hungary
150 m depth. The fabricated TOV and COV have very low signal Co-Chair: Richard Ranson, Radio System Design Ltd
losses compared to standard TSV. Especially, COV has a very good
signal isolation due to shield ground wall. The signal loss and Generation Method of a Driving Signal for a
isolation of the fabricated COV were 0.044 dB and 43 dB at 10 GHz, Dual-Mode Supply Modulator in a 3-Level Envelope
respectively.
Delta-Sigma Modulator Transmitter
60-GHz OOK Multi-Chip Transceiver Modules for Sung Jun Lee, Young-Kyun Cho, Jae Ho Jung; ETRI,
Multi-Gbps Wireless Communications Korea
EuMC53-01, Time: 14:20
Uroschanit Yodprasit, Stefan Schumann, Jan-Dirk
Leufker, Corrado Carta, Frank Ellinger; Technische A generation method of a driving signal for a dual-mode supply
modulator (DMSM) that supplies dual dc supply voltages to a
Universitt Dresden, Germany power amplier (PA) in a 3-level envelope delta-sigma modulator
EuMC52-03, Time: 12:00 (EDSM) transmitter is proposed and conrmed by simulation and
Transmitter and receiver modules for 60-GHz multi-gigabit per measurement. This method is feasible in terms that it generates
second (multi-Gbps) communications are presented. The On- a DMSM driving signal of trackable speed by the DMSM through
O-Keying (OOK) modulation scheme is utilized to minimize a real-time operation in the digital domain. Also, this method is
the system complexity and thus the power consumption. The suitable in terms that an intended relation between the DMSM
transmitter module consists of voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO), driving signal and the output of a 3-level EDSM can be obtained,
OOK modulator and medium-power power amplier (PA), while provided the design parameter of a lowpass delta-sigma modulator
the receiver requires only low-noise amplier (LNA) and OOK (LPDSM), out of band gain, is kept low (1.5). And, it is also shown
demodulator. All circuits are fabricated in a 0.25-m SiGe BiC- that this condition for the design parameter of a LPDSM is not
MOS process. Bondwire compensation structures are utilized to a limitation because it does not degrade the performance of the
mitigate the reections caused by bondwire interfaces. Wireless 3-level EDSM.
measurements at 54 cm with 20-dBi horn antennas resulted in
an error-free transmission at 4.5 Gbps. The complete transceiver A Self-Injection Locked VCO with Adaptive Control
chipset consumes 396 mW. of Injection Phase
Kengo Kawasaki, Koji Tsutsumi, Masaomi Tsuru, Eiji
A Millimeter Wave Wideband Dierential Line to
Taniguchi; Mitsubishi Electric, Japan
Waveguide Transition Using Short Ended Slot Line
EuMC53-02, Time: 14:40
Takeshi Yuasa, Tetsuya Oba, Yukihiro Tahara, Yasuo An adaptive control method of injection phase is proposed to
Morimoto, Tetsu Owada, Moriyasu Miyazaki; Mitsubishi overcome the drawback of conventional self-injection locked VCO.
Electric, Japan The self-injection locking is an eective method to reduce the
EuMC52-04, Time: 12:20 phase noise of the VCO, however there are some problems such
as a discontinuous frequency and a large phase noise variation.
This paper presents a millimeter wave wideband dierential line The proposed circuit is composed of a VCO, a phase detector
to waveguide transition using a short ended slot line. The slot line (PD), a delay line and a phase shifter (PS) to optimize the injection
connected in parallel to the rectangular waveguide can eectively phase. In order to obtain an optimum injection phase, the phase
compensate the frequency dependence of the susceptance in the shifter is controlled based on the PD output. The IC which includes
waveguide. Thus it is suitable to achieve a wideband characteristic Ka-band VCO and the PD is designed and fabricated by using a
together with a simpler structure. It is experimentally demon- 0.18m SiGe BiCMOS technology. The proposed self-injection
strated that the proposed transitions have the relative bandwidth locked VCO using the fabricated IC and the external delay line
of 20.2% with respect to -10 dB reection, which is a signicant shows the continuous frequency characteristic. Moreover, much
wideband characteristic compared with the conventional transi- lower phase noise variation of 5 dB is obtained than that of 12 dB
tions bandwidth of 11%. of the conventional self-injection locked VCO.

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A Novel Programmable Harmonic Selection on top of the sensor, oscillation frequency settles at 28.72 GHz.
Technique Based on the Pseudo-Locking of an Air, honey, epoxy resin (gray and orange) were used to verify and
Oscillator by Periodically Repeated Oscillations calibrate the sensor experimentally. In a further step, the sensor
has been used to characterize water fraction in supersaturated
Train sugar solution (honey). A sensitivity of 250 MHz/Unit permittivity
Clement Jany 1 , Alexandre Siligaris 1 , Philippe Ferrari 2 , has been shown. It spans an area of 0.6 mm2 and consumes 4.5
Pierre Vincent 1 ; 1 CEA-LETI, France; 2 IMEP-LAHC, mA from a 3.3 V supply.
France
A Microwave Real-Time Dielectric Sensor Based on a
EuMC53-03, Time: 15:00
K-Band BICMOS LC Oscillator
A new concept based on the injection of a periodically repeated
oscillations train into an oscillator is presented. It is based on I. Lahbib 1 , L. Leyssenne 1 , T.V. Dinh 1 , P. Descamps 1 , N.
a phenomenon named pseudo-locking, leading to a novel pro- Prou 1 , D. Lesnchal 1 , Sidina Wane 2 ; 1 LaMIPS, France;
grammable harmonic selection technique. Theoretical description 2
NXP Semiconductors, France
of the concept is presented, in particular an analytical condition
EuMC54-02, Time: 14:40
is carried out, paving the way of design rules. For a proof of
concept, an oscillator fabricated on a 40 nm CMOS technology was This paper investigates various aspects relative to dielectric sensor
measured. The concept was validated by measured phase noise applications using stand-alone Voltage Controlled Oscillators
equivalent to classical fundamental injection locking phase noise (VCO) designed in advanced SiGe:C BiCMOS technology. Design,
performance. analysis and experimental verication of integrated dielectric
sensors backed up by proper methodologies for characterization
A Spur Suppression Method in FMCW Radar by of material properties are presented. The proposed sensing system
extracts frequency dependent permittivities of dielectric and liquid
Reducing the Frequency Variation Periodicity with a materials in the prospect of chemical composition monitoring.
PLL
Kazuhide Higuchi, Hideyuki Nakamizo, Hiroyuki RF MEMS Control of Planar Microchamber for
Mizutani, Takuya Suzuki, Kenichi Tajima, Kenji Adaptive Biosensing Applications
Kawakami; Mitsubishi Electric, Japan Cristiano Palego 1 , David Molinero 2 , Shawn
EuMC53-04, Time: 15:20 Cunningham 2 , Art Morris 2 , Marten Seth 2 ; 1 Bangor
This paper proposes a spur suppression method for a beat signal University, UK; 2 WiSpry, USA
in a frequency-modulated continuous-wave (FMCW) radar system EuMC54-03, Time: 15:00
whose transmitted signals are generated by a PLL. To suppress
spurs of the beat signal, frequencies of spurs are investigated with a Integration of radiofrequency micro-electromechanical (RF MEMS)
stair-like frequency variation model. From the investigated model, tuning modules into a tested planar microchamber for agile
we show that frequencies of spurs relate to a period of increment biosensing purposes is investigated. It is found that present
or decrement of phase-locked loop (PLL) output frequency. To MEMS chips enable enhancement of the achievable sensitivity in
reduce the periodicity of the frequency variation, we propose a common sensing scenarios and without adding to technological
method in which frequency control word (FCW) set period varies in complexity, although over a relatively narrow frequency range.
each frequency chirp. We conrmed experimentally the reduction Dedicated RF MEMS modules with higher capacitive resolution can
of spurious level by 13.6dB with the proposed method. be prospectively employed for even more exible performance.

Millimeter-Wave Signal Generation Using Cascaded Combined Passive Radiofrequency Identication


Optical Frequency Multiplication Technique and Machine Learning Technique to Recognize
Human Motion
Atsushi Kanno, Tetsuya Kawanishi; NICT, Japan
EuMC53-05, Time: 15:40 Sara Amendola, Luigi Bianchi, Gaetano Marrocco;
We propose a frequency-octupling technique for millimeter- Universit di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
wave and terahertz signal generation using cascaded optical EuMC54-04, Time: 15:20
frequency multipliers based on optical modulation. A millimeter- Moving limbs within an electromagnetic eld radiated by an inter-
wave-capable optical frequency doubler connected to an optical rogating antenna will generate a modulation of the backscattered
frequency quadrupler provides a 100200-GHz signal whose eld sensed by a receiver. The measured signals may therefore
number of multiplications is eight. The observed phase-noise carry raw information about the human motion. Moreover, the
degradation is followed by theoretically expected degradation. proper placement of UHF passive Radiofrequency Identication
(RFID) tags over body segments will increase the amount of col-
lected signals. This paper investigate the potentiality of a possible
EuMC54 : Microwave Techniques for synergy between Electromagnetics and Machine Learning technol-
Sensing ogy at the purpose to recognize and classify, for the rst time,
the gestures of arms and legs by using only passive transponders.
Venue: Baebiana, 14:20 16:00, Thursday 9th October 2014
Electromagnetic signals backscattered from the tags during limb
Chair: Dominique Schreurs, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, motion are collected by a xed reader antenna and then processed
Belgium
by the Support Vector Machine (SVM) algorithm. Experimental
Co-Chair: Zoya Popovic, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
results demonstrated a degree of accuracy in the classication of
periodic movements that is fully comparable with that of more
A SiGe BiCMOS Dielectric Sensor Utilizing an complex systems involving active wearable transponders.
Open-Ended Microstrip Line in a 28GHz Colpitts
Oscillator A Prototype of Laser-Hollowed Integrated Circuit for
Farabi Ibne Jamal, Subhajit Guha, Chak Meliani; IHP, Dielectric Sensing of Liquids: Perspectives for
Germany Medical Applications
EuMC54-01, Time: 14:20 N. Prou 1 , L. Leyssenne 1 , I. Lahbib 1 , B. Domengs 1 , F.
In this paper, a microwave dielectric sensor is presented using Kerisit 1 , D. Lesnchal 1 , P. Descamps 1 , Sidina Wane 2 ;
1
an open-ended microstrip line. It is fabricated in a standard 0.25 LaMIPS, France; 2 NXP Semiconductors, France
m SiGe BiCMOS process (fT /fmax = 180/220 GHz). A theoretical EuMC54-05, Time: 15:40
basis of open-ended microstrip line as dielectric sensor has been
proposed and it is used as a permittivity dependent capacitor in the This work investigates the impact of dielectric loading on the RF
Colpitts oscillator. The sensor distinguishes permittivities ranging performances of integrated VCO and PLL systems. Both On-Chip
from 1 to 20 in the frequency range 26 to 29 GHz. With no material and System-Level (On-Board) experimental characterizations are

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carried out to determine inuence of various substances (resins, on only left side of the stopband, while the other one has two
salted water, petroleum, sugar mixture) on frequency variations, pairs of nite-frequency reection zeros in the lower and upper
taking into account the importance of mechanical xture. Cali- passbands. Good agreement between simulated and measured
bration and monitoring aspects are discussed towards real-time results is achieved.
measurement of aqueous concentrations of liquids for medical
applications. Automated Inverse Design of Bandpass Filters with
Invariable Layout Through Linear Approximation of
Physical Dimensions
EuMC55 : Advances in Design and
Implementation of Planar Filters Oleksandr Glubokov, Slawomir Koziel; Reykjavik
Venue: Cecilia, 14:20 16:00, Thursday 9th October 2014 University, Iceland
Chair: Antonio Morini, Universit Politecnica delle Marche, Italy EuMC55-05, Time: 15:40
Co-Chair: Christoph Ernst, ESA ESTEC In this paper, an ecient methodology for nding initial designs
of microwave bandpass lters directly from specication (center
SIW Q-Band Filters Using Advanced Multilayer PCB frequency f and bandwidth BW ) is presented. The proposed tech-
nique exploits an inverse linear surrogate model of the designable
Technology
parameters with respect to the lter specications, created using
S. Cadiou 1 , C. Quendo 1 , E. Schlaer 2 , W. Pessl 2 , A. an available accurate design. Fast calculation of the model gradi-
Le Fevre 3 , M. Brizoux 4 , D. Baudet 4 ; 1 Universit ents is possible through ecient optimization in the feature space
using a coarse discretization model. As a result, the proposed
Europenne de Bretagne, France; 2 AT&S, Austria; methodology allows obtaining an accurate approximation of the
3
Thales Communications & Security, France; 4 Thales initial lter dimensions at the cost of a few ne model simulations.
Global Services, France The approach is illustrated with a 4th -order substrate-integrated
EuMC55-01, Time: 14:20 waveguide (SIW) lter design example. A study of the relative
model error within the design space is included.
This paper deals with the design of Q-band lters using a low-cost
multilayered Printed Circuit Board (PCB) substrate. In order to
meet strong electrical specications, the Substrate Integrated
Waveguide (SIW) technique has been used to take prot of the
EuMC56 : Planar Passive Devices
complete build-up of the multilayered PCB. Advanced fabrication Venue: Iustina, 14:20 16:00, Thursday 9th October 2014
techniques of vias and micro-vias have also been developed in Chair: Philippe Ferrari, IMEP-LAHC, France
this project to implement 4th and 6th -order lters in this tech- Co-Chair: Luca Perregrini, Universit di Pavia, Italy
nology. The challenge here is to use a standard PCB process to
design complex microwave devices that usually require accurate Novel D-Band Si-Based Integrated Platform for
fabrication process and very low tolerances, especially in such Millimeter Wave
frequency ranges. Based on that, two 2.88mm2 prototypes have
been designed, simulated and fabricated on a 1mm-thick PCB made M.A. Basha 1 , A. Samir 2 , Saeddin Safavi-Naeini 3 , B.
of copper and blend of high performance resin material. Regarding Biglarbegian 3 , Suren Gigoyan 3 ; 1 Zewail City of
the results of these lters, measured insertion & return losses are
Science & Technology, Egypt; 2 Mansoura University,
in a very good agreement with the simulation while exhibiting high
rejections and low footprint. Egypt; 3 University of Waterloo, Canada
EuMC56-01, Time: 14:20
A Novel Ultra-Compact and Low-Insertion-Loss A low-cost and low-loss Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) integrated plat-
77-GHz CMOS On-Chip Bandpass Filter with form is proposed for millimeter-wave (mm-wave) applications.
Adjustable Transmission Zeros The proposed platform supports mm-wave components in the
D-band using dielectric image guide structure. The SOI mm-wave
Lung-Kai Yeh, Yu-Chen Chen, Huey-Ru Chuang; integrated platform uses high resistivity Silicon wafers for very
National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan low-loss in the D-Band. All passive components can be fabricated
EuMC55-02, Time: 14:40 on the same platform with high potential of integration of active
devices. There is no need for post-fabrication assembly steps for
This paper presents a novel ultra-compact and low-insertion loss complex systems, which will provide high accuracy of placement
77-GHz on-chip bandpass lter (BPF) fabricated with a 0.18-m of dierent components on the same platform. The platform is
standard CMOS process. The stepped-impedance resonators (SIRs) theoretically and experimentally investigated. The fabrication pro-
used in this lter allow for more freedom to adjust design parame- cess is a simple one-mask fabrication process composed of deep
ters and yield a transmission zero at the right side of the passband. reactive ion etching of the device layer of the SOI wafer. Design of
The other transmission zero is produced by two-path mechanism. dielectric image guide in the D-Band is performed. The simulation
The transmission zeros are located at 32 and 109 GHz, and the results show attenuation better than 0.25 dB/cm. Fabrication and
band-edge selectivity is much improved. The entire chip size of the experimental measurements are performed at 60 and 100 GHz.
proposed lter is 182393 m2 , and the core size is 56353 m2 .
The proposed lter with a center frequency of 77 GHz exhibits an High-Directivity Compact Slow-Wave CoPlanar
insertion loss of less than 2.9-dB. The good agreement between the
simulation and measurement results is obtained. Waveguide Couplers for Millimeter-Wave
Applications
Dual-Mode Microstrip Bandstop Filters Using Square Jose Lugo-Alvarez, Alfredo Bautista, Florence Podevin,
Loop Resonators Philippe Ferrari; IMEP-LAHC, France
Adnan Gorur 1 , Elif Gunturkun 1 , Ceyhun Karpuz 2 ; EuMC56-02, Time: 14:40
1
Nigde University, Turkey; 2 Pamukkale University, A new concept of integrated coupled-lines couplers based on
Turkey coupled slow-wave CPWs is presented. Design rules are also
EuMC55-04, Time: 15:20 addressed. Two dierent couplers are designed for a proof-of-
concept, with weak (16 dB) and strong (3 dB) coupling. Great
A new design of dual-mode bandstop lters with four poles directivity improvement and size area reduction is achieved when
employed by single dual-mode microstrip square loop resonators compared to microstrip couplers. Moreover, strong coupling of 3
are proposed. Two fourth order lters with two pairs of reection dB can be achieved with realizable geometries, whereas microstrip
zeros at real or imaginary nite frequencies are demonstrated with lines geometries remain incompatible with standard CMOS process.
simulations and measurements. It is shown that the location of
reection zeros and degenerated modes can be easily controlled
by simply changing the perturbation element size. It is shown that
one of fourth order lters has two nite-frequency reection zeros

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Passive Reciprocal High-Pass/Low-Pass 4-Bit Phase are used for the characterization of stochastic eld distribution.
Shifter at 2.45GHz These characteristics are used to determine the distribution of
dipole moments which is used to determine the parameters of
M.T. Qureshi 1 , V. Desmaris 1 , M. Geurts 2 , J. the real radiation sources. The experimental data are processed
van de Sluis 2 ; 1 Chalmers University of Technology, with proposed parametric identication procedure for a spatial
Sweden; 2 NXP Semiconductors, The Netherlands localization of equivalent dipoles and eective sources inside the
EuMC56-03, Time: 15:00 structure.
This paper presents the design, fabrication and measurement of a Using Common-Mode Filtering Structures with
low cost, reciprocal 4-bit phase shifter at 2.45 GHz ISM band using
COTS components. High-pass/low-pass lters in conguration Microstrip Dierential Lines in a Multilayer Printed
are used to implement the phase shifter bit sections. SPDT switches Circuit Board Environment
are realized with BAP51 dual PIN diodes, with resonant inductors in
Evan Sawyer, Christopher Kodama, Christopher
the o-state to provide high isolation. The driver circuit consisting
of 74AHC240 octal buer/inverter was implemented to switch the ODaniel, Joshua Cook, Edward Wheeler; Rose-Hulman
PIN diodes and control the phase states. A compact layout of the Institute of Technology, USA
4-bit phase shifter and driver circuitry was fabricated on a 4-layer EuMC Poster01-02, Time: 13:00
FR4 substrate. The total size of the PCB board was 4.95.3 cm.
This paper explores some aspects of the application of complemen-
The measurement results showed an RMS phase error better than
tary split-ring resonators (CSRRs) for common-mode (CM) ltering
4.1 , insertion loss better than 8.8 dB and return loss better than
of dierential transmission lines in a multilayer printed circuit
13 dB. The maximum power consumption of the 4-bit phase shifter
board (PCB) environment. Many common-mode ltering structures
was 80 mW.
using CSRRs or other defected ground structures become less
eective when a second dielectric layer and metal layer is present
An Ultra-Broadband Planar Millimeter-Wave Mixer
below the CSRR layer. With a second layer present, CSRR or
with IF Bandwidth Covering 0.5 to 34GHz defected ground structure resonances can couple to parallel-plane
Alexander Feldman, Utkarsh Unnikrishna, Irfan Ashiq, waveguide modes to limit eectiveness of CM ltering, provide a
coupling path for crosstalk, and result in unintentional radiation.
Amarpal Khanna; National Instruments, USA This paper demonstrates that vias are useful in shielding CSRRs
EuMC56-04, Time: 15:20 resonances from parallel-plane resonances resulting for more
This paper presents a uniplanar passive ultra-broadband mi- eective CM ltering, an improved signal integrity environment
crowave mixer with 33 GHz to 67 GHz RF bandwidth and 0.5 to and lower levels of electromagnetic emissions.
34.5 GHz IF bandwidth in down-converter application with 9
2 dB conversion loss. The presented mixer topology is a mode Numerical and Experimental Approach on
conversion single balanced mixer with CPW-to-slotline RF balun Separation of Cells Using Dielectrophoresis for Early
and combined CPW LO and IF. An external diplexer is used as a
frequency selective device to separate the LO and IF signals. This
Detection of Leukemic Disease at High Frequency
mixer is equally ecient in up & down converter applications. Bands
Futoshi Kuroki 1 , Ayumu Akashi 1 , Masanori Eguchi 2 ,
Fast Synthesis of Microwave Devices With Arbitrary
Takeshi Yamakawa 2 ; 1 Kure National College of
Frequency Responses and Smooth Proles
Technology, Japan; 2 Fuzzy Logic Systems Institute,
E. Menargues 1 , M. Chudzik 1 , I. Arnedo 1 , I. Arregui 1 , Japan
F. Teberio 1 , A. Lujambio 1 , D. Benito 1 , T. Lopetegi 1 , EuMC Poster01-03, Time: 13:00
M.A.G. Laso 1 , Santiago Cogollos 2 , C. Vicente 3 , J. Gil 3 ; To date, research and development to detect the leukemia is
1
Universidad Pblica de Navarra, Spain; 2 Universidad proceeding by using the dielectrophoresis which is a phenomenon
Politcnica de Valencia, Spain; 3 Aurorasat, Spain that the particle is moved by the slope of the electric eld. Com-
pared with the traditional leukemia detection systems, this system
EuMC56-05, Time: 15:40
using the dielectrophoresis is more attractive because of low cost,
A strategy for the fast synthesis of two-port passive microwave fast detection, and easy operation. With this in mind, the high
devices with arbitrary frequency responses is proposed. It consists frequency characteristics of the sealing creak-gap electrode to
in approximating the coupling coecient of some device either control the dielectrophoresis was investigated.
linearly or by means of an adaptive method, reducing the number
of expensive direct calculations. An UWB pulse-shaper is shown as Modeling of Noisy Electromagnetic Fields Using
an example to verify the proposed methods, which are compared
with the exact calculation of the coupling coecient. As it will be
Principal Component Analysis
shown, the adaptive method shows great advantages in terms of Johannes A. Russer, Tatjana Asenov, Peter Russer;
accuracy and computational cost. Technische Universitt Mnchen, Germany
EuMC Poster01-04, Time: 13:00
EuMC Poster : EuMC Poster Session In this work, methods for the near eld computation of radiated
Venue: Exhibition Hall, 10:00 17:30, Wednesday 8th October electromagnetic interference are discussed. Greens function
2014 methods for near eld computation of the electromagnetic eld
Chair: Marco Pasian, Universit di Pavia, Italy correlation dyadics are introduced. Principal component analysis
Co-Chair: Elisa Fratticcioli, RF Microtech, Italy (PCA) is applied for representing the stochastic sources of the
electromagnetic eld by a minimum set of mutually uncorrelated
equivalent sources.
Parametric Identication of Stochastic EMI Sources
Based on Near-Field Measurements A Constant-Q Tunable Combline Bandpass Filter
Maxim Konovalyuk, Anastasia Gorbunova, Andrey Using Angular Tuning Technique
Baev, Yury Kuznetsov; Moscow Aviation Institute, M.A. Iskander, M. Nasresfahani, Raafat R. Mansour;
Russia University of Waterloo, Canada
EuMC Poster01-01, Time: 13:00 EuMC Poster01-05, Time: 13:00
In this paper a 2D stochastic EMI source identication algorithm This paper presents the design and implementation of a high-Q
based on time domain measurements of electromagnetic near-eld bandpass lter using a tuning technique that maintains constant Q
tangential components is presented. The radiating structure is value over a relatively wide tuning range. The traditional technique
considered as a set of simple electrical dipoles arranged on grid in for tuning combline lters is achieved by changing the gap between
the object plane. The autocorrelation and cross-correlation spectra the post and the tuning disk. Such technique is known to yield

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a Q value that degrades considerably at the lower edge of the high values of amp , the circuit is robust to variations in . It is
tuning range. The proposed angular tuning technique shows a 25% more important to choose a bias point where the icker noise is
improvement in Q value at the lower edge of the tuning range, low and the power reasonably high. A minimum phase noise of
in comparison to what is typically achieved using the traditional -150dBc/Hz @ 1MHz o-set from a 1GHz oscillation frequency and
tuning technique. Using the proposed angular tuning technique, a a power normalized gure of merit (FOM) of 186 are reached.
1% bandwidth 2-pole lter is designed, fabricated and tested with An interesting analytical result is also presented; power normalized
a 430MHz tuning range at a center frequency of 3.6 GHz. The gure of merit, commonly used for benchmark of oscillators is
measured insertion loss is changing between 0.25 and 0.33dB. The bound by Q0 and can be related to the theoretical noise oor limit.
lter is integrated with miniature piezoelectric motors, demon-
strating almost a constant insertion loss over the tuning range.
A High Power and Low Loss GaN HEMT MMIC T/R
Fast and Accurate Computer Computation of Switch Utilizing Band-Pass/Low-Pass Conguration
Diplexers Losses Masatake Hangai, Ryota Komaru, Kazuhiko Nakahara,
1
Luciano Accatino , Giorgio Bertin , Mauro 1 Yoshitaka Kamo, Morishige Hieda, Koji Yamanaka;
Mongiardo 2 ; 1 ACC, Italy; 2 Universit di Perugia, Italy Mitsubishi Electric, Japan
EuMC Poster01-06, Time: 13:00 EuMC Poster01-10, Time: 13:00

A rigorous method for evaluating the insertion loss of diplexers A high power and low loss GaN HEMT MMIC T/R switch has
is introduced. Starting from the electromagnetic computation of been successfully developed. The switching circuit is based on a
the power loss inside the diplexer structure the lossy network band-pass/low-pass conguration. By using this conguration, the
S-parameters are derived. T/R switch achieves high power and low loss performances. To
verify this methodology, we have fabricated a MMIC T/R switch
The favourable comparison between the computed and measured in X-band. The T/R switch has accomplished the power handling
insertion loss of a silver-plated Ku-band waveguide antenna capability of 20-W and the insertion loss of 1.2dB at Tx-mode,
diplexer demonstrates the high eciency and accuracy of the 0.8dB at Rx-mode.
proposed approach.
A 40W AlGaN/GaN MMIC High Power Amplier for
A Novel Ultra-Broadband DC-36-to-66-GHz Hybrid C-Band Radar Applications
Diplexer Using Waveguide and SSL Technology
Jin-Cheol Jeong, Dong-Pil Jang, In-Bok Yom; ETRI,
Irfan Ashiq, Amarpal Khanna; National Instruments, Korea
USA EuMC Poster01-11, Time: 13:00
EuMC Poster01-07, Time: 13:00
In this paper, we present a 40 W microwave monolithic integrated
This paper describes a novel wideband low-loss contiguous circuit high power amplier using commercial 0.25 m AlGaN/GaN
diplexer with steep band selectivity achieved by combining a technology for use in a C-band phased array radar system. This
planar suspended stripline (SSL) and waveguide lter. The diplexer two-stage amplier, with a chip size of 3.8 mm 3.9 mm can
is comprised of an input circuit congured to receive a broadband achieve a saturated output power of 40 W with higher than 35%
signal, a low-pass lter (LPF), and a high-pass lter (HPF) and power added eciency and 22 dB small signal gain over a fre-
covers DC 36 to 66 GHz. The LPF is implemented using a planar quency range of 5.4 GHz to 6.1 GHz. An output power density of
transmission line. The HPF is implemented using a waveguide and 2.6 W/mm2 is demonstrated with a compact 14.82 mm2 chip area.
is connected to the LPF using a SSL-to-waveguide transition.
Analog Read-Out Integrated W-Band
Design of V-Band Dielectric Filled Waveguide Filters Dicke-Radiometer in 0.13m SiGe: Design and
with Improved Loss and Suppression of Parasitic Characterization of W-Band Radiometer RFIC
Waves Intended for FPA Imager
Luke Murphy 1 , Mohsen Yazdani 1 , David Bates 1 , Evgeny Shumaker, Danny Elad; IBM Haifa Research
Joseph Mautz 2 , Ercument Arvas 2 , Samir Tozin 3 ; Lab, Israel
1
Dielectric Laboratories, USA; 2 Syracuse University, EuMC Poster01-12, Time: 13:00
USA; 3 Ajman University, UAE A W-band Dicke-radiometer RFIC featuring an on-chip integrated
EuMC Poster01-08, Time: 13:00 analog read-out back-end optimized for power (75 mW) and area
This paper presents the design and fabrication of a V-band surface eciency (0.32 mm2 ). The RFIC is and realized in a standard
mountable or wire/ribbon bondable dielectric lled waveguide IBM8HP 0.13m SiGe BiCMOS process. Initial characterization
bandpass lters. The lters are built on Alumina 99.6% substrate yields an NEP derived 3-dB system bandwidth of 15 GHz (centered
and take advantage of a novel microstrip to waveguide transitions at 92 GHz) with the measured average NEP of 37 fW/ Hz. For 30
(MWT). The lters provide 2.6dB or better of insertion loss across msec frame-time this is equivalent to NETD of 0.78 K.
their bandwidth as well as 14dB or better of return loss. The lters
are centered at 59GHz and 62GHz each with 3% of bandwidth over A Single-Chip, Low-Noise Video Amplier with
their operating frequencies. The results are validated by a good Variable Gain in a 0.5m GaAs pHEMT Technology
agreement between simulated and measured results.
Ian Bisby; M/A-COM Technology Solutions, Ireland
Phase Noise Analysis of a EuMC Poster01-13, Time: 13:00
Tuned-Input/Tuned-Output Oscillator Based on a This paper presents a single-chip video amplier design with
GaN HEMT Device integrated voltage variable attenuator (VVA) on a 0.5 m pHEMT
process. A measured gain of greater than 30 dB is presented with
Mikael Hrberg 1 , Lai Szhau 2 , Thanh Ngoc Thi Do 2 , an attenuation range of greater than 25 dB and an equivalent input
Dan Kuylenstierna 2 ; 1 Ericsson, Sweden; 2 Chalmers noise (EIN) of 3.2 pA/rtHz. These parameters are achieved over a
frequency range of 50 MHz 1GHz. The chip size is 2.35 mm2 .
University of Technology, Sweden
EuMC Poster01-09, Time: 13:00
Mitigation of Distortion and Memory Eect in a
This paper reports on an experimental analysis of phase noise
Concurrent Dual-Band Six Port Receiver
in a tuned-input/tuned-output oscillator based on a bare-die
GaN HEMT device. To investigate phase noise dependency on Abdullah O. Olopade, Mohamed Helaoui; University of
resonator coupling factor (), the circuit is designed with exibility Calgary, Canada
to modify the resonant tank, in terms of unloaded quality factor EuMC Poster01-14, Time: 13:00
(Q0 ) and impedance level. The reection coecient ( amp ) from
the reection amplier can also be varied. With exception for very A new calibration technique for a concurrent dual band six port

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receiver (SPR) is presented. This calibration technique uses a roadmap for on-chip nanocharacterization using miniaturized HF
modied memory polynomial (MP) to model the non-idealities and probes.
imperfections in the six port receiver architecture which includes
the six port wave correlator and the diode detectors used. Using Investigation on Ecacy Optimization of RF-Driven
an inverse model, the in-phase and quadrature component of a Automotive D-Lamps
transmitted signal is estimated. This is a black box model and
the calibration coecients are estimated by sending and receiving Christoph Schopp 1 , Holger Heuermann 1 , Stephan
a known training signal. The least square algorithm is used in Holtrup 2 ; 1 FH Aachen, Germany; 2 Ruhr-Universitt
coecient estimation. The calibration technique is used to receive
Bochum, Germany
concurrently two signals with dierent modulation and characteris-
tics. First 64-quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) and 16-QAM EuMC Poster01-18, Time: 13:00
signals are received concurrently. In a second measurement test, Investigations on driving high-intensity discharge xenon lamps
WCDMA and LTE signals were concurrently received to validate the with a 2.45GHz signal show an increase of the ecacy. These lamps
suitability of the proposed technique for realistic communication are used as automotive headlights, because of their high ecacy
signals. The performance of the presented calibration technique and their high luminance. The RF-signal also enables the usage
was compared with the simple linear combination (LC) calibration of several optimizing features such as amplitude modulation. By
technique. The MP calibration technique had EVMs of 1.6% and enabling an amplitude modulated envelope an ecacy increase
1.3% while the EVMs using the LC calibration technique are 15.4% of 17% is measured. The investigation of the optimization of the
and 14.1% for the 64 QAM and 16 QAM signal pair respectively. ecacy is presented using a switched DC lamp, compact coaxial
lamp and low loss waveguide and verify the improvement. The
Design and Implementation of a New Wideband results are further analyzed using a photo diode to measure the
High Power Divider/Combiner Exploiting inuence of the modulation.

Rectangular Probe Tuners Fast Automatic Analysis of Graceful Degradation in


M. Ahmadzadeh, P. Rasekh, R. Saan, G. Askari, H. Power Combining Structures
MirMohamadSadeghi; Isfahan University of Alain Peden 1 , Cristian-Filip Druta 1 , Soraya
Technology, Iran Contreras 1 , Jean-Philippe Fraysse 2 ; 1 Lab-STICC,
EuMC Poster01-15, Time: 13:00
France; 2 Thales Alenia Space, France
In this paper, a reciprocal broadband four-way spatial di- EuMC Poster01-19, Time: 13:00
vider/combiner based on coaxial probes with rectangular tuner
Graceful degradation analysis in power combining structures is
entering a rectangular cavity is simulated, experimentally fab-
essential, but time consuming, when the number of combined ways
ricated and tested. A combination of circuit model and full
is very large. The tool presented in this paper aims to automate the
electromagnetic wave methods is used to simplify the design pro-
graceful degradation analysis when ampliers fail or are switched
cedure by increasing the role of the circuit model and, in contrast,
o for output power exibility or in phased array antenna applica-
reducing the amount of full wave optimization. The presented
tions. It is an alternative to commercial software as the tool highly
structure is compact and easy to fabricate. Keeping its return
reduces the designer operations by automating, for each number
loss greater than 10 dB, the constructed combiner operates with
and combination of outages, the calculation of the 2-port scattering
a 100% bandwidth from 5 to 15 GHz. A through scenario is also
parameters of the whole structure. Therefore, the comparison
analyzed while both measured and simulated results indicating
between dierent isolation solutions of the combiner is made
negligible loss. The measurements are in good agreement with the
easier and faster. Simulation and comparison with measurements
simulations done by HFSS software.
on a 16-way radial power amplier in the Ka band are presented.
Development of a 85115GHz 90-Deg Phase Shifter
Accurate Modeling of Nonreciprocal Microwave
Using Corrugated Square Waveguide
Devices Based on Magnetic Opal Nanocomposites
Moon-Hee Chung, Do-Heung Je, Seog-Tae Han,
G.S. Makeeva 1 , O.A. Golovanov 1 , A.B. Rinkevich 2 , M.I.
Seung-Rae Kim; KASI, Korea
Samoylovich 3 ; 1 Penza State University, Russia;
EuMC Poster01-16, Time: 13:00 2
Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia; 3 Technomash,
A 90-deg dierential phase shifter using corrugated square
waveguide structure has been developed for 86 GHz band VLBI
Russia
dual-circular polarization observation. The 90-deg phase shifter EuMC Poster01-20, Time: 13:00
was designed to have two corrugated walls inside the square A numerical technique for the accurate modeling of nonreciprocal
waveguide so that the vertically and horizontally polarized waves microwave devices (MDs) based on magnetic nanocomposites by
at the output port have phase dierences of 90 3.3 degrees using rigorous mathematical models to solve the 3D diraction
across 85115 GHz band. Measurements show that the return and boundary problems is developed. The models are based on the
insertion losses for both polarizations are better than 17 dB and solution of Maxwells equations with electrodynamic boundary
0.2 dB, respectively. The axial ratio is estimated to be less than conditions complemented by the Landau-Lifshitz equation with
0.6 dB within the required frequency band. the exchange term. Using the decomposition algorithm based
on the projection method by autonomous blocks with magnetic
Miniaturized MEMS-Based GSG Probes for nanoinclusions and virtual Floquet channels (MFABs) the elements
Microwave Characterization of multimode multi-channel scattering matrix of magnetic opal
nanocomposite-based circulators were calculated at microwave
Jaouad Marzouk, Steve Arscott, Kamel Haddadi, Tuami frequencies.
Lasri, Gilles Dambrine; IEMN, France The waveguide transmission and reection measurements of scat-
EuMC Poster01-17, Time: 13:00 tering parameters of the circulators based on magnetic opals were
Miniaturized high-frequency ground-signal-ground (GSG) probes performed at frequencies from 14 GHz to 38 GHz. The numerical
with micrometric dimensions are investigated for the microwave technique shows an excellent agreement with experimental data. It
characterization of next generation nanoelectronic devices. A is shown that the magnetic opal nanocomposite-based circulators
design guide including electromechanical and electromagnetic have improved performances: bigger isolation, smaller insertion
modeling of novel cantilever-based probes designed in silicon- losses and a wider pass band as compared to ferrite-based MDs.
on-insulator (SOI) based MEMS technology is proposed. The
mechanical stress distribution and the deection of the cantilever-
based probe are studied in an eort to optimize the contact
resistance between the probe and the device under test and
maintaining low insertion loss. The insertion loss of the probes is
estimated lower than 0.5 dB at 30 GHz and the predicted contact
resistance is <1 . The present study helps to illuminate the

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Using Learning Through Play Strategies for RADAR: Thin-Film Multiferroic Heterostructures for Dual
RADAR Technology, a Game for Learning RADAR Tunable Microwave Devices
Fundamentals A.A. Nikitin 1 , A.B. Ustinov 1 , A.A. Semenov 1 , E.
1 1 2
Laurens Vercauteren , Iigo Cuias , Jo Verhaevert ; Lahderanta 2 ; 1 St. Petersburg Electrotechnical
1
Universidade de Vigo, Spain; 2 Ghent University, University, Russia; 2 Lappeenranta University of
Belgium Technology, Finland
EuMC Poster01-21, Time: 13:00 EuMC Poster01-25, Time: 13:00
Our current students belong to a new generation that lives with In- Propagation of spin-electromagnetic waves in thin-lm mul-
ternet, uses computers, and plays video games as natural skills. For tilayered multiferroic structures have been investigated both
that generation, education based on traditional classes is dicult. experimentally and theoretically. The thin-lm structure was com-
In this contribution, we propose learning RADAR fundamentals by posed of a ferrite lm, a ferroelectric lm, and a slot transmission
using video games. The newly designed game is described, and line. It was shown that the spectrum of the spin-electromagnetic
has been tested by a group of students. Their learning results are wave was formed by hybridization of the spin wave in the ferrite
promising for continuing the work in that direction. lm with the electromagnetic wave in the slot-line.

Analytical Calculation for Cuto Wavenumbers of Diversity Contribution of a Versatile UHF RFID
Metallic Waveguides with Elliptical-Circular and Antenna System in Portal Applications
Circular-Elliptical Cross Section Olivier Roncire 1 , Sylvain Collardey 1 , Ronan
Georgios D. Kolezas, Grigorios P. Zouros, John A. Sauleau 1 , Nebil Ben Mabrouk 2 , Paul Couderc 2 ; 1 IETR,
Roumeliotis; NTUA, Greece France; 2 INRIA, France
EuMC Poster01-22, Time: 13:00 EuMC Poster01-26, Time: 13:00
The cuto wavenumbers of the elliptical-circular and circular- A versatile ultra high frequency radiofrequency identication
elliptical metallic waveguides are calculated accurately through (UHF RFID) antenna system is proposed. Spatial, polarization and
closed-form expressions. These analytical expressions give accu- radiation pattern diversity is demonstrated with a very reduced
rate results for the cuto wavenumbers when the eccentricity of number of components. The diversity contribution of such an
the elliptical boundary is specialized to small values. The resulted antenna is then characterized in terms of radio coverage in a RFID
formulas are free of Mathieu functions, including only algebraic portal environment. Radio coverage in complex environment is
expressions with Bessel functions. The expressions are valid for greatly improved compared to the classical geometry.
every dierent value of the indices n and m, corresponding to
every higher-order TM or TE mode. Numerical results are given for Highly Sensitive Rectier for Ecient RF Energy
various higher-order modes, as well as a comparison with the exact Harvesting
solution.
Negin Shariati, Wayne S.T. Rowe, Kamran Ghorbani;
A New Calculation Algorithm for Permittivity RMIT University, Australia
Measurements in the Low-Frequency Region EuMC Poster01-27, Time: 13:00
Yuto Kato, Masahiro Horibe, Michitaka Ameya, Satoru RF (Radio Frequency) energy harvesting is a promising technique
Kurokawa; AIST, Japan to provide a sustainable energy source for the long-term conser-
vation of the environment and the global economy. To address
EuMC Poster01-23, Time: 13:00
this, we proposed an ecient rectier over a wide low input RF
We have developed a calculation algorithm for permittivity mea- power range (-40 to -10 dBm) for broadcasting band (520590
surements using the Transmission/Reection method in which MHz) to determine the usefulness of exploiting freely available
nite conductivity of metal wall is rigorously taken into account. In RF energy sources in this band. The input reection coecient
the low-frequency region, the conduction loss and reection loss of and rectied output power demonstrate the practical feasibility of
a coaxial line xture become pronounced, because the skin depth this low-power rectication technique. Power conversion eciency
and the deviation of characteristic impedance from 50 increase (PCE) of 53% and 1.5% are achieved for a single-tone input power
compared to those in the high-frequency region. By introducing of -10 dBm and -40 dBm respectively. Therefore, this innovative
the concept of the eective permittivity which involves the metal technique has the potential to generate a viable perpetual energy
conductivity eect, we conrmed that permittivity can be derived source for low power applications in urban environments.
from S-parameter data of a xture with and without a sample using
the conventional calculation algorithm which assumes a metal of a Flexible Plastic Substrate-Based Inkjet Printed CPW
xture as a perfect conductor.
Resonators for 60GHz ISM Applications
A Parameter Optimized 3-Step LOD-FDTD Method Khelifa Hettak 1 , Tyler Ross 2 , Rob James 1 , Adrian
Based on the (2, 4) Stencil Momciu 1 , Jim Wight 2 ; 1 Communications Research
Alok Kumar Saxena, Kumar Vaibhav Srivastava; IIT Centre Canada, Canada; 2 Carleton University, Canada
EuMC Poster01-28, Time: 13:00
Kanpur, India
EuMC Poster01-24, Time: 13:00 This study investigates inkjet-printed millimetre-wave coplanar
waveguide (CPW) series tuning stubs printed on exible plastic
A parameter optimized 3-step locally one-dimensional nite
substrates such as Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET). These CPW
dierence time domain (LOD3-FDTD) method based on the (2,
resonators exhibit a bandpass/bandstop response that is useful
4) stencil is presented here. Stability analysis shows that the
for microwave and millimetre-wave ltering applications. The
proposed method is unconditionally stable for all the real values
60GHz CPW resonators were printed with a DMP-2800 series
of the parameters. To reduce the numerical dispersion error of
inkjet printing system. A silver nanoparticle colloidal solution
the LOD3-FDTD method, two optimization schemes are proposed
was used as the printing ink. First, this process uses a plasma
in this paper. Minimization of dispersion error along the axial
polymerization technique to improve the PET surface for printing.
directions and minimization of overall numerical dispersion error
Next, silver lines are inkjet printed on the PET substrate and cured
using global phase velocity error (GPVE) are done in the rst and
in an oven to remove excess solvent and material impurities. The
second optimization schemes, respectively. Both the optimization
experimental prototypes presented in this paper demonstrate the
schemes signicantly reduce the numerical dispersion error of the
eciency of the design method and the feasibility of creating CPW
LOD3-FDTD method.
resonators using inkjet printing technology.

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Optical Phase Noise Modeling for Heterodyne Radio developed equivalent electrical models of optoelectronic compo-
over Fiber Systems nents. These models including noise and nonlinearity are validated
with static/dynamic responses and noise measurements. Global
W.-E. Kassa, S. Faci, A.-L. Billabert, C. Algani; ESYCOM, system simulation is achieved by a co-simulation method in ADS
France combining envelope simulator and data ow controller for digital
EuMC Poster01-29, Time: 13:00 signals.
In this paper, the optical phase noise of the semiconductor laser is
integrated with its electrical equivalent circuit (large signal model) Miniaturization of Microwave Resonant Particles by
to perform a system modeling approach. The model is employed in the Utilization of Embedded High Dielectric
a heterodyne radio over ber (RoF) system where two distributed Constant Paste
feedback (DFB) lasers are used to generate a millimeter-wave
(mm-wave) signal. An optical phase-locked loop (OPLL) is also Ursula Martinez-Iranzo, Bahareh Moradi, Joan
introduced to reduce the phase noise on the generated mm-wave Garcia-Garcia, Eva Arasa, Julian Alonso; Universitat
signal. With the developed model, phase noise contribution of Autnoma de Barcelona, Spain
individual lasers is evaluated even with more complex systems like
EuMC Poster01-33, Time: 13:00
OPLL in purely microwave simulator.
This paper describes the benets of embedded high dielectric
Graphene-Based Nano-Rectenna in the Far Infrared constant paste utilization in the design of miniaturized resonant
particles. The resulting miniaturized designs are compared with
Frequency Band
the Split Ring Resonator particles pointing out an increment on the
Diego Masotti 1 , Alessandra Costanzo 1 , Marco quality and coupling coecient of the proposed resonant particles
Fantuzzi 1 , Franco Mastri 1 , Martino Aldrigo 2 , Mircea and a major miniaturization factor. As illustrative example of the
benets of the proposed particles, a 3rd order Chebyshev coupling
Dragoman 2 ; 1 Universit di Bologna, Italy; 2 IMT coecient based lter using these particles is discussed comparing
Bucharest, Romania measurement and simulated response.
EuMC Poster01-30, Time: 13:00
In this paper we propose a realistic nano-rectenna able to harvest Simulation-Driven Design of Planar Filters Using
from human heat in the infrared frequency band (around 30 THz). Response Surface Approximations and Space
The full-wave designs of both an array and a multi-element antenna Mapping
are presented, taking into account the non-trivial behavior of gold
at these frequencies. The use of an original diode realized on Slawomir Koziel 1 , Adrian Bekasiewicz 2 ; 1 Reykjavik
a graphene layer, and the derivation of its model from ballistic University, Iceland; 2 Gdansk University of Technology,
theory, allow to compare the rectifying performance from both Poland
modelling and measurements point of view. Encouraging results
EuMC Poster01-34, Time: 13:00
in terms of both rectied current of a single nano-rectenna and
of power rectied by a macro-system combining thousands of A robust approach for low-cost design optimization of planar
nano-rectennas are shown. microwave lters is presented. Our technique exploits response
surface approximation (RSA) models of lter cells as well as space
Microwave Properties of 3D-Nanocomposites with mapping (SM) as an optimization engine. The RSA models are
Particles Composed of Fe, Ni and Pd constructed beforehand using sampled EM-simulation data of the
cells of interest. The lter structure of a required order is sub-
A.B. Rinkevich 1 , D.V. Perov 1 , M. Pardavi-Horvath 2 , sequently assembled by cascading selected models. The process
M.I. Samoylovich 3 ; 1 Russian Academy of Sciences, of adjusting the geometry parameters of the cells is realized by
Russia; 2 George Washington University, USA; means of surrogate-based optimization with the combined RSA
3 model as an underlying low-delity model, which is corrected
Technomash, Russia using input SM and frequency scaling. The design optimization
EuMC Poster01-31, Time: 13:00 cost is very low and corresponds to a few EM simulations of the
Investigation of microwave properties of 3D-nanocomposites, con- entire lter structure. The proposed technique is illustrated using
taining nanoparticles made of palladium and transition metals, is of several examples of bandpass lters constructed using three types
fundamental interest. It is known that the length of spin diusion of basic cells: stubs, transmission lines, and stepped impedance
is high in palladium. Electrons which cross a boundary between resonators.
transition metal and palladium get a high degree of spin polar-
ization. Resonance phenomena in 3D opal-based nanocomposites PCB-Embedded Filters Designed to Reduce Radiated
with Pd-, Fe- and Ni-containing articles are studied here through Spurious Emissions
frequency and magnetic eld dependences of the transmission and
reection coecients measured in millimeter waveband. Magnetic Kyungho Yoo 1 , Jeongnam Cheon 1 , ShinYoung Lee 1 ,
resonance has been measured in these nanocomposites and the Tae-Wan Koo 2 , Ho Seong Lee 2 , Jong-Gwan Yook 2 ;
1
magnetic resonance spectra have been retrieved. Samsung Electronics, Korea; 2 Yonsei University, Korea
EuMC Poster01-35, Time: 13:00
Performance Evaluation of Intensity
In this paper, new and general-purpose PCB-embedded lters with
Modulation-Direct Detection Radio Over Fiber small features have been proposed to suppress spurious power
Systems with a MB-OFDM Signal level outside a carrier frequency of GSM band. They are fabri-
cated on FR4 substrates and their emission powers are evaluated
A. Kabalan 1 , F. Deshours 2 , A.-L. Billabert 1 , S. Faci 1 , P. at the harmonic frequencies. The result shows that signicant
Turc 2 , C. Algani 1 , G. Alqui 2 , F. Blache 3 ; 1 ESYCOM, improvements of 613dB is achieved for the proposed composite
France; 2 L2E, France; 3 III-V Lab, France structures. This type of study is helpful to obtain the sucient
EuMC Poster01-32, Time: 13:00 design margins during manufacturing a PCB.
This paper presents performance comparisons of systems based
on Radio over Fiber (RoF) links with an intensity modulation-direct
Comparison of Filters: Inkjet Printed on PEN
detection technique (IM-DD). Measurement and simulation results Substrate versus a Laser-Etched on LCP Substrate
on systems using direct and external modulations with a MB-OFDM Eyad Arabi, Garret McKerricher, Atif Shamim; KAUST,
signal are presented. The rst band group of the centimeter-wave
ultra wideband with a 16 QAM advanced modulation format and Saudi Arabia
a data rate of 480 Mb/s is used to validate system simulation. EuMC Poster01-36, Time: 13:00
The error vector magnitude (EVM) and the bit error rate (BER) In this paper, microstrip-based bandpass lters on polyethylene
for digital modulated signals enable to quantify the quality of naphthalate (PEN) and liquid crystal polymers (LCP) are presented
the received signal. The system simulations are performed with to investigate the performance of lters on ultra-thin substrates.

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PEN (with a thickness of 120 m) has been characterized and used racy, the reection type of self-injection locked NRD guide Gunn
for a lter for the rst time. In addition to being low cost and oscillator using a metal rod resonator with an unloaded Q-factor of
transparent, it demonstrates comparable RF performance to LCP. about 1300 has been investigated. In the rst place, the rst higher
The conductor losses are compared by fabricating lters with inkjet order mode of the metal rod transmission line was focused as the
printed lines as well as laser etched copper clad LCP sheets. With resonant mode due to applying the reection type of self-locking
5 layers of inkjet printing, and a curing temperature below 200 C, scheme, and the diameter of the metal rod was decided by calcu-
a nal silver thickness of 2 m and conductivity of 9.6 106 S/m lating the cuto frequency and the unloaded Q factor. Next, the
are achieved. The designs are investigated at two frequencies, 24 unloaded Q factor was measured and the theoretical consideration
GHz as well as 5 GHz to assess their performance at high and low was conrmed. The oscillation and phase-noise characteristics of
frequencies respectively. The 24 GHz inkjet printed lter shows the oscillator using the metal rod resonator were evaluated in the
an insertion loss of 2 dB, while the 5 GHz design gives an insertion theoretical and experimental investigation. From the results, it was
loss of 8 dB. We nd that thin substrates have a strong eect on the conrmed that the oscillation performance was almost the same
insertion loss of lters especially as the frequency is reduced. The as that of the reection type of self-injection locked NRD guide
same design, realized on LCP (thickness of 100 m) through laser Gunn oscillator using a ceramic resonator.
etching, demonstrates a very similar performance, thus verifying
this nding. Multiple RF Continuous-Wave Generation Using a
Single Signal Generator for Carrier Aggregation in
Micromachined Coplanar Waveguide Band-Pass
LTE-Advanced
Filter for W-Band Applications
M. Abdi Abyaneh, A. Kaissoine, Bernard Huyart,
Dan Neculoiu, Alina-Cristina Bunea; IMT Bucharest,
Jean-Christophe Cousin; Tlcom ParisTech, France
Romania EuMC Poster01-41, Time: 13:00
EuMC Poster01-37, Time: 13:00
Multiple Continuous-Wave (CW) Radio Frequency (RF) signals are
In this paper we present the design and measurements for a used in many telecommunication applications, such as frequency
novel conguration of a membrane supported coplanar waveguide aggregation in LTE-Advanced (LTE-A), intermodulation distortion
band-pass lter for W band applications. The topology is based on measurements and . . ., in order to use more eciently the fre-
identical symmetrical elementary cells connected in cascade. The quency bands that are available. In this work a new method for
design process is based on the image impedance representation generating three frequencies and more, with no a-priori condition
and a full-wave 3D electromagnetic (EM) model is developed. A on the frequency allocation, is elaborated in theory and practical
two-cell test structure was fabricated through silicon micromachin- results are presented, as well.
ing. The measured pass-band is of 28%, centered around 91.5 GHz.
The measured losses are of 3.77 dB at the central frequency and Generation of Solitonic and Chaotic Microwave
the reection losses go down to -20 dB, in good agreement with
the simulated results. This structure was designed to be easily Signals in Ferrite-Ferroelectric Active Rings
adapted to the BiCMOS technology with localized back-side etch A.B. Ustinov, A.V. Kondrashov, A.A. Nikitin, B.A.
(LBE) process.
Kalinikos; St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University,
Compact Capacitive Loaded Ring Filter with Russia
EuMC Poster01-42, Time: 13:00
Simplied Feeding Lines
Generation of microwave spin-electromagnetic wave envelope
Anne-Laure Franc, Gatan Prigent; LAPLACE, France solitons and chaos have been observed and studied for the rst
EuMC Poster01-38, Time: 13:00 time. For the investigation we used a feedback active ring oscil-
This paper presents a variation of the conventional ring resonator. lator based on articial multiferroic, which served as a nonlinear
It consists in an easier feeding way with direct connections instead waveguide. We show that by increasing the wave amplication
of classical coupling accesses. Besides, the ring is capacitively in the feedback ring circuit, a transition from monochromatic
loaded in order to allow implementation of narrow-band lter auto-generation to soliton train waveform and then to dynamical
and reduce its physical length. A synthesis is proposed to design chaos occurs. Management of spin-electromagnetic-wave solitons
the lter. Based on this ring resonator cell, a second-order and and chaos parameters by both dielectric permittivity and magnetic
fourth-order bandpass lters are designed at 2.9 GHz in microstrip permeability of the multiferroic waveguiding structure is demon-
technology. They are then characterized and compared to electro- strated.
magnetic simulations.

A Low-Power Low-Voltage Current-Reused EuMC/EuMIC01 : High Linearity CMOS


Voltage-Controlled Oscillator with Power Ampliers
Amplitude-Balanced Technique Venue: Baebiana, 14:20 16:00, Monday 6th October 2014
Chair: Eric Kerherv, IMS (UMR 5218), France
Chun-Yi Lin, Yu-Kei Lin, Chung-Hsing Han, Pei-Zong Co-Chair: Jochen Rascher, FAU Erlangen-Nrnberg, Germany
Rao, Shyh-Jong Chung; National Chiao Tung
University, Taiwan A 5766GHz Power Amplier with a Linearization
EuMC Poster01-39, Time: 13:00 Technique in 65-nm CMOS Process
A current-reused voltage-controlled oscillator (CRVCO) with Jin-Fu Yeh 1 , Jen-Hao Cheng 1 , Jeng-Han Tsai 2 ,
amplitude-balanced technique is presented. A cascode cross-
coupled pair is adopted, which is used to improve the dierence Tian-Wei Huang 1 ; 1 National Taiwan University,
between the dierential output amplitudes of CRVCO at a 1.3V Taiwan; 2 National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
supply voltage. The measured amplitude imbalance ratio is less EuMC/EuMIC01-01, Time: 14:20
than 0.15%. The measured phase noise is -114 dBc/Hz at 1MHz
This paper presents a linearization technique with a body diode
oset when oscillation frequency is at 7.8 GHz, resulting in an FOM
for 60-GHz power amplier (PA). This linearization technique aims
of -187 dBc/Hz.
to achieve adequate linear output power as PA operating under
lower power consumption. This proposed technique can benet
Self-Injection Locked NRD Guide Gunn Oscillators the reduction of total power consumption of a 60-GHz phased
Using Cost-Eective Metal Rod Resonator at 60GHz array. The PA is implemented in TSMC 65-nm CMOS process. At
1-V supply voltage, the measured maximum output powers are all
Kento Ichinose, Kengo Kunishige, Futoshi Kuroki; Kure
larger than 10 dBm over 5766 GHz. Third-order inter-modulation
National College of Technology, Japan distortion ( IMD3 ) can be mitigated over 30 dB by the proposed
EuMC Poster01-40, Time: 13:00 linearization technique. Moreover, the improvement of IMD3 is
From the viewpoints of cost-eectiveness and fabrication accu- larger than 25 dB among the entire operation bandwidth.

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A High-Linearity Watt-Level 2.45-GHz CMOS Power saving die area and increasing performance. The technique was
Amplier with Adaptive Bias and Integrated Diode applied on a fully integrated Doherty Power Amplier design in
Linearizer 65nm CMOS technology. Measurement results achieve a constant
24% PAE performance over a 7 dB backo, Pout of 23.4dBm and
Zhixiong Ren, Lanqi Liu, Kefeng Zhang, Dongsheng 15dB of gain. The optimization allowed the reduction of the
Liu, Zhenglin Liu, Xuecheng Zou; HUST, China number of inductors which reduced in 59% the expected die area
EuMC/EuMIC01-02, Time: 14:40 and also increased the PAE mean performance in 5% on the high
power stage and the Pout in 2dB.
A high-linearity CMOS power amplier (PA) operating at 2.45GHz
for WLAN applications with adaptive bias and an integrated diode
linearizer is presented. The PA adopts adaptive bias scheme to
adjust the gate bias voltage of power transistors by tracking the
EuMC/EuMIC02 : GaN RF PA Solutions
output power of the rst diver amplier for eciency enhance- Venue: Flavia, 14:20 16:00, Monday 6th October 2014
ment. Diode-connected MOS transistor is used to compensate Chair: Olof Bengtsson, FBH, Germany
the nonlinearity of input capacitance (Cgs) of power transistors Co-Chair: Rocco Giofr, Universit di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
for linearity improvement. The simulation results demonstrate a
gain of 33.2dB, a maximum output power of 30.7dBm with 29% of Gate Waveform Eects on High-Eciency PA
peak power added eciency (PAE) and -30dBc IMD3 at 26.4dBm Design: An Experimental Validation
output power, reaching to excellent tradeos between eciency
and linearity. Gianni Bosi 1 , Antonio Rao 1 , Giorgio Vannini 1 , Elisa
Cipriani 2 , P. Colantonio 2 , Franco Giannini 2 ;
A Fully Integrated CMOS Linear Power Amplier 1
Universit di Ferrara, Italy; 2 Universit di Roma Tor
Using an IMD-Reduced Bias Network Vergata, Italy
Sungho Lee 1 , Kihyun Kim 2 , Daeyeon Kim 3 ; 1 KETI, EuMC/EuMIC02-01, Time: 14:20
Korea; 2 Seoul National University, Korea; 3 Dongbu In this paper, an experimental validation about the benet of the
Hitek, Korea input harmonic manipulation on the performance of a microwave
EuMC/EuMIC01-03, Time: 15:00 power amplier is presented. With the support of low-frequency
measurements on a 0.51000 m2 GaN HEMT, the importance of
A fully integrated CMOS linear RF power amplier (PA) that in- synthesizing the correct input waveform at the intrinsic section of
cludes integrated on-chip input and output matching networks the device is highlighted. A class-AB tuned-load amplier has been
is presented. This PA consists of two-stage conguration, each considered as a case study.
of which adopts a dierential cascode structure. A new gate bias
network of the common source amplier is proposed to suppress 50 Watt S-Band Power Amplier in 0.25m GaN
intermodulation distortion. The results of the simulation and
the measurements of the proposed bias circuit are compared and Technology
veried. The PA prototype is fabricated in Dongbu 0.11-m 1-poly Gijs van der Bent, Peter de Hek, Marcel van der Graaf,
8-metal CMOS process. The measured results were 29.4 dBm of
Frank E. van Vliet; TNO, The Netherlands
P-1dB, 34 dB of power gain, a maximum PAE of 40% for a sinusoidal
EuMC/EuMIC02-02, Time: 14:40
signal, and a peak PAE of 34% for a 900 MHz WCDMA-modulated
signal. A 50 W S-band High Power Amplier in the UMS GH25-10 technol-
ogy is presented. In order to increase the output power per area
A 2.0GHz CMOS Triple Cascode Push-Pull Power the size of the transistors is increased beyond the maximum size
modelled by the foundry. For this reason the design procedure
Amplier with Second Harmonic Injection for
included the measurements of a transistor and the creation of a
Linearity Enhancement scalable Angelov-GaN model with the use of EM simulations. An
Kazuma Terajima 1 , Kenichi Fujii 1 , Takuji Sonoda 1 , output matching design approach is adopted which intrinsically
optimizes the transistor harmonic load impedance. The results
Tadashi Takagi 2 , Eita Nakayama 2 , Suguru Kameda 2 , show that the amplier delivers an output power of over 50 W
Noriharu Suematsu 2 , Kazuo Tsubouchi 2 ; 1 Wave within the frequency range from 3.05 to 3.5 GHz at a PAE of more
Technology, Japan; 2 Tohoku University, Japan than 62%. The maximum measured output power is 63 W with a
EuMC/EuMIC01-04, Time: 15:20 PAE of 65%.
A novel linearization technique to a CMOS push-pull power ampli- Ecient and Wideband Two-Stage 100W GaN-HEMT
er (PA) by second harmonic injection has been proposed. In order
to inject second harmonics to the PAs, a new balun with a branch- Power Amplier
ing lter has been proposed and fabricated by using multi-layered Paul Saad, Daniel Maassen, Georg Boeck; Technische
organic substrates. The PA was fabricated in 0.18-m CMOS pro-
Universitt Berlin, Germany
cess and was implemented on the balun by ip-chip connection.
Because of the low breakdown voltage of CMOS power transistors, EuMC/EuMIC02-03, Time: 15:00
triple cascode conguration was adapted. The proposed push-pull In this paper, the design, implementation, and experimental
PA has delivered an output power of 28.6 dBm with a power-added results of a high power, high eciency, and wideband two-stage
eciency (PAE) of 42.2% at 2.0 GHz and 5.4 V supply voltage. It has GaN-HEMT power amplier (PA) are presented. The design is
been also demonstrated that using second harmonic injection from performed using source-pull/load-pull simulations together with
input port of the PA, PAE and output power with a wideband code a systematic approach to design wideband input, output, and
division multiple access (WCDMA) modulated signal are improved interstage matching networks. Large-signal measurements show
by 5% and 2.0 dB respectively at adjacent channel leakage power that, 5052dBm output power, 2426 dB power gain, and 5565%
ratio (ACLR) of -39 dBc. Power-Added-Eciency (PAE) are maintained across 2.02.7 GHz.
Moreover, linearized modulated measurements using an RF PA
Fully Integrated CMOS Doherty Power Amplier Linearizer (RFPAL) have been performed. Using a 10MHz long-term
with Network Matching Optimization for Die Size evolution (LTE) signal with 7.5 dB peak-to-average ratio (PAR), an
adjacent channel leakage ratio (ACLR) of -46 dBc is achieved, with
Reduction an average output power of 25W and an average PAE of 27%.
Marcos L. Carneiro 1 , Nathalie Deltimple 2 , Paulo H.P.
Carvalho 1 , Didier Belot 3 , Eric Kerherv 2 ;
1
Universidade de Braslia, Brazil; 2 IMS (UMR 5218),
France; 3 STMicroelectronics, France
EuMC/EuMIC01-05, Time: 15:40
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An Ultra-Wideband, Hybrid, Distributed Power Soft Compression and the Origins of Nonlinear
Amplier Using Flip-Chip Bonded GaN Devices on Behavior of GaN HEMTs
AlN Substrate Jos C. Pedro, Lus C. Nunes, Pedro M. Cabral;
A. agr Ulusoy, Christopher Barisich, Spyridon Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Pavlidis, Wasif T. Khan, John Papapolymerou; Georgia EuMC/EuMIC03-02, Time: 17:00
Institute of Technology, USA This work responds to the commonly formulated question in
EuMC/EuMIC02-04, Time: 15:20 PA design of Why do GaN HEMTs nonlinear behavior seems so
distinct from the one of their Si LDMOS, GaAs MESFETs or HEMTs
In this paper, the authors present an ultra-wideband hybrid dis-
counterparts?. Starting from some recent results on the origin of
tributed power amplier, making use of discrete gallium-nitride
AM/AM and AM/PM distortion in power ampliers made for these
devices. The design facilitates ip-chip bonding on aluminum-
two device types, we demonstrate that there is no fundamental
nitride substrate, as well as capacitive division at the input of the
reason why the devices should be dierent, except that the formers
devices for bandwidth extension; and non-uniform drain and gate
suer from a noticeable low-frequency dispersion. Then, we dig
articial transmission lines for power and eciency optimization.
into this particular aspect of GaN HEMT operation, to show that this
Measured results show 11 dB gain, and over more than a decade
charge trapping-related phenomenon is responsible for a severe
3-dB bandwidth from 0.4 GHz to 8 GHz. Under pulsed operation
self-biasing capable of inducing soft-compression of an otherwise
with 10% duty-cycle and for an input power of 31 dBm, the mea-
almost at AM/AM gain plot when measured with static CW
sured output power ranges across this bandwidth from 38dBm
tests which, in fact, corresponds to a severe gain expansion
to 41 dBm, and the power-added eciency varies from 18% to
when the AM/AM is assessed with more realistic dynamic tests
45%. To the authors knowledge, these results demonstrate the
performed with real communication signals. And it is this class-C
widest bandwidth for a hybrid, distributed power amplier in
PA like AM/AM that is responsible for the recognized GaN HEMT
gallium-nitride technology.
nonlinearity.

Broadband 1.72.8GHz High-Eciency (58%), Using Waveform Engineering to Optimize Class-F


High-Power (43dBm) Class-BJ GaN Power Amplier Power Amplier Performance in an Envelope
Including Package Engineering Tracking Architecture
E. Ture, V. Carrubba, S. Maroldt, M. Muer, H. Walcher, Z.A. Mokhti, P.J. Tasker, J. Lees; Cardi University, UK
R. Quay, Oliver Ambacher; Fraunhofer IAF, Germany EuMC/EuMIC03-03, Time: 17:20
EuMC/EuMIC02-05, Time: 15:40
Achieving optimal eciency in FET-based power ampliers used
In this paper a broadband high-eciency Class-BJ GaN HEMT-PA in envelope tracking (ET) architectures can be dicult, mainly due
for wireless communication applications is realized. Inuences of to the dynamic variation of drain-to-source capacitance (Cds ) with
packaging and bond wires on the PA performance are investigated applied drain voltage. If, for example class-F or inverse class-F
in order to demonstrate and use accurate package models. A novel high-eciency modes are used, there is clearly a motivation to
optimization of bond wires for packaged powerbars is therefore maintain devices in high-ecient states, over as much of the
performed and, subsequently a fully characterized PA is eectively dynamic range as possible, where the operating supply voltage
designed. For the fully assembled PA module, measurement varies quite dramatically. In order to identify optimal matching
results demonstrated targeted broadband performance reaching solutions, the optimum fundamental and harmonic impedances
approximately 50% operation bandwidth in the frequency range need to be determined and understood at dierent drain voltages
1.72.8 GHz with 5259% PAE, 5866% drain eciency and 4344.5 (Vds ). Using time-domain waveform measurements and active
dBm delivered output power while maintaining over 10 dB of GT . harmonic load-pull at the device current generator plane, this
paper analyzes the behavior of the current and voltage waveforms
present at the output of a 10W high-voltage laterally diused
EuMC/EuMIC03 : From Device Physics to metal oxide semiconductor (HVLDMOS) device in an emulated ET
Linear Power Ampliers setting. The measurement system is used to robustly engineer
optimized class-F operation at dierent drain voltages at an
Venue: Baebiana, 16:40 18:20, Monday 6th October 2014
operating frequency of 900MHz. A design methodology is then
Chair: Jean-Franois Villemazet, Thales Alenia Space discussed that allows optimized power amplier performance for
Co-Chair: Paul J. Tasker, Cardi University, UK
dierent average Vds , within the operational ET supply voltage
range, and the impact this has on overall eciency.
Improved Phase Linearity in Source Field Plate
AlGaN/GaN HEMTs High Bandwidth Investigations of a Baseband
P. Colantonio 1 , Franco Giannini 1 , R. Giofr 1 , L. Linearization Approach Formulated in the Envelope
Piazzon 1 , Vittorio Camarchia 2 , G. Ghione 2 , M. Pirola 2 , Domain Under Modulated Stimulus
Roberto Quaglia 2 , A. Nanni 3 , A. Pantellini 3 , C. F.L. Ogboi 1 , P.J. Tasker 1 , M. Akmal 1 , J. Lees 1 , J.
Lanzieri 3 ; 1 Universit di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy; Benedikt 1 , S. Bensmida 2 , K. Morris 2 , M. Beach 2 , J.
2
Politecnico di Torino, Italy; 3 Selex ES, Italy McGeehan 2 ; 1 Cardi University, UK; 2 University of
EuMC/EuMIC03-01, Time: 16:40 Bristol, UK
The benets of using source eld plate (FPS) in AlGaN/GaN HEMTs EuMC/EuMIC03-04, Time: 17:40
to reduce the phase distortion in ecient power ampliers (PAs) Baseband injection provides a useful approach for use in lin-
is demonstrated in this contribution. The link between phase earizing power ampliers. The challenge is the determination of
distortion of a PA and the drain-to-gate feedback parasitic capac- the required baseband signal. In [6] a generalized formulation
itance of the transistor is shown. This link leads to critical phase quantifying the baseband voltage signal, injected at the output
nonlinearity especially when architectures based on output load bias port, to linearize the device behavior was introduced. This
modulation, as the Doherty topology, are adopted. The FPS eect in envelope domain based solution requires the determination of only
reducing the feedback parasitic capacitance and, thus, the AM/PM a small number of linearizing coecients. More importantly these
distortion of the PA is veried. For experimental validation two coecients should be stimulus, hence bandwidth independent.
AlGaN/GaN HEMT structures, with and without FPS, are realized This property has been experimentally investigated using a 10W
and compared in order to extract the eects of FPS. Source-load Cree GaN HEMT device under a 3-tone modulated stimulus at 1.5dB
pull characterizations are performed on both structures in order of compression. It will be shown that the linearization coecients
to verify the benets of FPS on phase distortion, both in xed and were invariant when varying the modulation bandwidth from 2MHz
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Impact of Dispersion Caused by Bandwidth concern is the spurious emission. Such spurious are emissions
Limitation on the Linearity of Multilevel LINC of frequencies outside the bandwidth of interest. The spurious
Transmitters level must be kept under a Aaaaa level to be compliant with the
specications. In order to check all these specications, system
Junqing Guan, Xuan Anh Nghiem, Ahmed Farouk Aref, level simulation can be used, but accuracy and reliability of the
Renato Negra; RWTH Aachen University, Germany simulation results will depend on the circuit model reliability,
EuMC/EuMIC03-05, Time: 18:00 especially for the Power Amplier (PA) which is a critical element.
Such model must take into account the dierent memory eects.
This paper studies the impact of bandwidth limitation on the This paper proposes a complete and practical methodology to
linearity of multilevel LINC (ML-LINC) transmitter. By using the extract a Behavioral PA model dedicated to radar applications. A
signals with discrete levels for characterisation, both amplitude specic attention is paid on the coupling eects between short and
and phase dispersions around levels can be observed, which long term memory dynamics.
result in the degradation of system linearity. It is also shown that
improvement on both adjacent channel leakage ratio (ACLR) and
error vector magnitude (EVM) can be obtained by either increasing
Multi-Port De-Embedding Methodology Based on
the number of levels or system bandwidth in each amplication Exponential Mapping
path. A measurement setup including two highly ecient power Mauro Ballicchia, Claudio Turchetti, Simone Orcioni;
ampliers (PAs) in GaN technology, which delivers 41 dBm output
power with drain eciency of 69% at 2.05 GHz, is built to verify the Universit Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
analysis. With the conguration of 16 levels and 80 MHz system EuMC/EuMIC04-04, Time: 17:40
bandwidth, the built ML-LINC transmitter gives 36 dBm average This paper proposes a methodology that, starting from a set of
output power with 54% drain eciency after calibration for the calibration measurements picked up at the external ports, allows
standard 5 MHz LTE downlink signal with a PAPR of 7.5 dB. The the de-embedding of a multi-port transition and the determination
measured ACLR is -50.5 dBc and EVM is 1.6% for QPSK and 3.1% for of its representative matrix. With this methodology the coupling
64-QAM with enough margin left according to the standard. between internal versus external ports are supposed symmetrical.
This hypothesis together with the use of exponential mapping and
Baker-Campbell-Hausdor allows the use of only three standards
EuMC/EuMIC04 : Device and Circuit-Level for the characterization of the multi-port transition. The proposed
Modelling Techniques methodology is applied to the identication of the QFN16 package.
Venue: Cecilia, 16:40 18:20, Monday 6th October 2014
Chair: Giorgio Leuzzi, Universit dellAquila, Italy Memristors as Non-Linear Behavioral Models for
Co-Chair: Fabrizio Bonani, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Passive Inter-Modulation Simulation
Mixer-Like Modeling with Dynamic Baseband Jacques Sombrin 1 , Patrice Michel 1 , Georoy
Characterization for Supply-Modulated PAs Soubercaze-Pun 2 , Isabelle Albert 2 ; 1 TSA, France;
2
Gian Piero Gibiino 1 , Gustavo Avolio 2 , Dominique CNES, France
EuMC/EuMIC04-05, Time: 18:00
Schreurs 2 , Alberto Santarelli 1 , Fabio Filicori 1 ;
1
Universit di Bologna, Italy; 2 Katholieke Universiteit We propose to use memristors as memory non-linear circuits
to build behavioral models useful in the simulation of passive
Leuven, Belgium inter-modulation in RF and microwave devices such as lters,
EuMC/EuMIC04-01, Time: 16:40 antennas and in general connections.
In this paper, we present a mixer-like microwave power amplier
(PA) characterization applicable to dynamically biased PAs. This
approach takes into account the dynamic dependency of the PA EuMC/EuMIC05 : GaN Solutions for X- and
with respect to the varying voltage supply and allows for modeling K-Bands
the up-conversion at the RF output, as well as the dynamically
Venue: Flavia, 16:40 18:20, Monday 6th October 2014
varying bias current. As case study, a hybrid GaAs microwave
power amplier is considered. Chair: Franco Giannini, Universit di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
Co-Chair: Rdiger Quay, Fraunhofer IAF, Germany
GaN-HEMT Nonlinear Modeling of Single-Ended and
4W X-Band High Eciency MMIC PA with Output
Doherty High-Power Ampliers
Harmonic Injection
Rached Hajji, Matthew Poulton, D.B. Crittenden, Je
Asmita Dani 1 , Michael Coey 2 , Zoya Popovic 2 ;
Gengler, Peter Xia; TriQuint Semiconductor, USA 1
EuMC/EuMIC04-02, Time: 17:00
Inneon Technologies, USA; 2 University of Colorado
at Boulder, USA
A large-signal model for 120W high power packaged pre-matched
EuMC/EuMIC05-01, Time: 16:40
transistor utilizing TriQuints TQGaN25HV HEMT technology is
presented. It is composed of an array of unit-cell nonlinear EEHEMT This paper demonstrates a MMIC GaN X-band PA designed to have
models representing the high power GaN transistor die and EM improved eciency by second harmonic power injection at the
based models for the input/output pre-matching circuits relaying output that helps shape the time-domain waveforms across the
the transistor die pads to the package leads. This model oers drain. The MMIC contains a class-AB PA with a nominal 4-W (36
accurate small-signal and large-signal performance prediction dBm) output power at 10GHz and a small-signal gain of 14 dB. The
at the package leads reference plane, as well as, when used in best results with harmonic injection were measured at 10.6 GHz
50 matched evaluation boards of 120W single-ended and 240W with 3.5W (35.44 dBm) of output, showing an increase in drain
Doherty PAs. The model is validated in S-band against measured eciency from 48.5% without injection to 70% when 26.2dBm was
data, oering good prediction of Doherty PA key parameters, injected at 21.2 GHz. In order to maximize the total eciency,
backo eciency and saturated peak power. which includes the eciency of the injection circuit, a second har-
monic ecient amplier is integrated in the same GaN MMIC. The
Power Amplier Behavioral Model with Focus on NL 20-GHz PA needs to provide a power on the order of Pout - 10dB,
and Coupled Dynamics for Radar System Simulation and is measured to output 27dBm with 8 dB gain and PAE=59%.
The relationship between the total eciency and injector eciency
C. Maziere 1 , D. Gapillout 1 , T. Gasseling 1 , T. is derived and shows that the total eciency is not appreciably
Decaesteke 2 , Y. Mancuso 2 ; 1 AMCAD Engineering, aected by the injector eciency if a second-harmonic amplier
with a gain greater than 6-7 dB and with a PAE > 40% is employed.
France; 2 Thales Systmes Aroports, France
EuMC/EuMIC04-03, Time: 17:20
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X-Band 10W MMIC High-Gain Power Amplier with


up to 60% PAE EuMC/EuMIC06 : Advanced Architectures
David Sardin, Tibault Reveyrand, Zoya Popovic; for Power Ampliers
University of Colorado at Boulder, USA Venue: Baebiana, 09:00 10:40, Tuesday 7th October 2014
EuMC/EuMIC05-02, Time: 17:00 Chair: Georg Fischer, FAU Erlangen-Nrnberg, Germany
Co-Chair: Marco Pirola, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
This paper describes a power amplier operating at X-band demon-
strating 61% power added eciency (PAE) at 10 GHz associated
with 14W output power in CW mode. The design uses a 0.15m Wideband Envelope Amplier for Envelope-Tracking
GaN 3MI process from TriQuint. The devices operate at a peak Operation of Handset Power Amplier
power density of 3.8W/mm at 10 GHz with a PAE higher than
Jooseung Kim 1 , Dongsu Kim 2 , Yunsung Cho 1 ,
48% over a 500-MHz bandwidth. The two-stage MMIC PA has a
saturated gain of 19 dB at peak eciency. The total size of the Daehyun Kang 3 , Sangsu Jin 1 , Byungjoon Park 1 ,
chip is 9.2mm2 . Kyunghoon Moon 1 , Hadong Jin 1 , Seungbeom Koo 1 ,
Bumman Kim 1 ; 1 POSTECH, Korea; 2 Samsung
A 25W X-Band GaN PA in SMT Package Electronics, Korea; 3 Broadcom, USA
J.G. Leckey; M/A-COM Technology Solutions, UK EuMC/EuMIC06-02, Time: 09:20
EuMC/EuMIC05-03, Time: 17:20 This paper presents a wideband envelope amplier for envelope-
A single stage X-band (910GHz) PA module has been developed tracking operation of handset power ampliers. The amplier has a
using a discrete 0.25m GaN transistor with 4.8mm gate periphery, combined structure composed of a linear regulator and a switching
that incorporates input and output matching via discrete sub- converter. A low output impedance class-AB push-pull output
strates in package. The initial demonstrator module achieves 25W stage is employed to expand the bandwidth (BW) of the linear
of power under pulsed conditions at 9.510GHz with Vds=50V, a regulator. By reducing the output resistance of the source follower
peak eciency of 41% and small signal gain of around 12dB. The using dual shunt feedbacks, a nondominant pole at the gate of
PA was assembled in a 6mm overmolded QFN package. The power the output buer is pushed to the higher frequency range. The
density and peak drain eciency are in reasonable agreement gain BW product (GBW) of the linear regulator is improved without
with the process pcm performance at this frequency, given output sacricing the phase margin (PM) and eciency. The designed
matching losses have to be accounted for. This work demonstrates linear regulator achieves the GBW of 129.6-MHz and PM of 73.1 .
for the rst time the feasibility of prematched GaN transistors For a 40-MHz long term evolution signal having a peak-to-average
and MMIC-like modules in high volume SMT packaging and to a power ratio of 7.4 dB, the envelope amplier delivers an eciency
frequency of 10GHz. of 73.6% at the peak power driving a 7.7 resistive load.

Comparison of Second-Harmonic Matching of Experimental Investigation of Signal Time


AlGaN/GaN HEMTs at K-Band Misalignment in Dynamic Load Modulation
Ampliers
C. Friesicke 1 , R. Quay 2 , Arne F. Jacob 1 ; 1 Technische
Universitt Hamburg-Harburg, Germany; 2 Fraunhofer Konstantinos Mimis, Gavin T. Watkins; Toshiba
IAF, Germany Research Europe, UK
EuMC/EuMIC05-04, Time: 17:40 EuMC/EuMIC06-03, Time: 09:40
This paper presents a comparative study of input and output The eect of time misalignment between the RF input and tune-
second-harmonic matching applied to 0.25 m AlGaN/GaN HEMTs able matching network (TMN) control signal in load-modulated
on s.-i. SiC substrates. The study focuses on the technologys use PAs is experimentally investigated. A reactively load-modulated
at K-band, which is close to the maximum usable frequency for low-power GaAs E-pHEMT amplier is used, operating at 2.3GHz
high-power amplier design. Four power amplier MMICs using with 20dBm peak output power. The amplier is rst characterised
dierent second-harmonic matching schemes are compared in under CW operation and the appropriate functions for maximising
terms of PAE and output power. The results show the relative PAE are extracted. These are then used to enhance the eciency of
improvement of power and eciency that is gained by the inclusion the amplier under modulated signals. Using multi-tone, as well
of second-harmonic matching in the design but also the impact on as, 1.4 and 3MHz LTE signals, the eects of time misalignment
the power/eciency bandwidth. between the two paths on output power; PAE and spectral re-
growth are explored. As expected, proper alignment of the signals
A 20-Watt Ka-Band GaN High Power Amplier MMIC is crucial, but it is shown especially important for minimising
ACPR asymmetry, similar to supply modulation architectures.
C.Y. Ng, K. Takagi, T. Senju, K. Matsushita, H. Sakurai, This highlights the underlying trade-o between synchronisation
K. Onodera, S. Nakanishi, K. Kuroda, T. Soejima; accuracy and linearisation eort requirement.
Toshiba, Japan
EuMC/EuMIC05-05, Time: 18:00
Eect of the Level Values of Three-Level EDSM on
the Eciency of Overall Transmitter
A Ka-band high power amplier MMIC developed from 0.18m
gate-length AlGaN/GaN HEMT on SiC is presented. The MMIC chip Fahmi Elsayed, Mohamed Helaoui, Fadhel Ghannouchi;
was measured on-wafer across 29GHz to 31GHz under pulsed bias University of Calgary, Canada
condition. At VDD=28V, the MMIC achieved an output power of EuMC/EuMIC06-04, Time: 10:00
19W to 21W. To the authors best knowledge, this is the highest
output power ever reported for GaN high power amplier MMIC at The traditional way of designing a high eciency three-level delta
Ka-band. The 2-stage amplier GaN MMIC has 10dB linear gain and sigma modulator based transmitter is achieved by improving the
a die-size of 4.0mm 5.5mm. The MMIC can realize high power coding eciency of the delta sigma modulator circuit and the
Solid-State Power Amplier (SSPA) for Ka-band. eciency of the power amplier. This paper studies the eect
of dierent output levels of three-level envelope delta sigma
modulator (EDSM) on the overall transmitter eciency. Studying
this behavior provides a tool to accurately select the proper output
levels. By changing the output levels, the highest eciency of a
three-level envelope delta sigma modulator is achieved by sacric-
ing the coding eciency of the DSM circuit. A drain eciency of
65% is achieved for the power amplier. The overall transmitter
eciency was 39% with DSM has CE of 83.1%. Whereas the maxi-
mum overall eciency of the transmitter achieves 42.5% with DSM
has CE of 72.8%. This is achieved by changing the output levels of
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Phase-Modulated DSM-PWM Hybrids with Pulse compression point (P1dB) of 18.5 dBm, and a peak power-added-
Length Restriction for Switch-Mode Power eciency (PAE) of 17.3% at 21 GHz. With the on-chip adaptive bias
Ampliers control, the bias condition of the amplier varies dynamically with
the input power level, therefore the PAE is optimized. The PAE
Daniel Markert 1 , Christoph Haslach 1 , Holger at P1dB is 13.3%. At the 6-dB back-o power level, the DC power
Heimpel 1 , Andreas Pascht 1 , Georg Fischer 2 ; 1 Bell dissipation is reduced by 45% compared to a class-A linear PA.
Labs, Germany; 2 FAU Erlangen-Nrnberg, Germany
EuMC/EuMIC06-05, Time: 10:20 Transformer Based Dual-Power-Mode CMOS Power
This paper describes a novel concept to encode amplitude and
Amplier for Handset Applications
phase information in binary waveforms for switch-mode power Yunsung Cho 1 , Byungjoon Park 1 , Sangsu Jin 1 ,
ampliers (SMPAs). A combination of a phase-modulated delta- Jooseung Kim 1 , Kyunghoon Moon 1 , Daehyun Kang 2 ,
sigma modulation (DSM) and pulse-width modulation (PWM) makes
it possible to adapt signal generation to the power amplier limits. Hadong Jin 1 , Seungbeom Koo 1 , Bumman Kim 1 ;
1
The proposed system overcomes the inherent signal quality limits POSTECH, Korea; 2 Broadcom, USA
of digital systems with xed clock frequencies by applying a phase EuMC/EuMIC07-04, Time: 10:00
modulated clock. We demonstrate that it is possible to achieve A fully integrated transformer based dual-power-mode CMOS
the performance of conventional concepts at less than half of power amplier (PA) is implemented. The proposed architecture
the bit rate. Simulation and measurement results are given for provides enhanced back-o eciency with simple circuit topology.
important gures of merit of mobile communication signals with With broadband characteristic of the transmission line trans-
high peak-to-average power ratio (PAPR). A proof of concept is former, the PA delivers good performance across the 1.72.0 GHz
implemented in a laboratory setting using a conventional FPGA. frequency band. The PA with a 3.5 V supply voltage has gains
of 14.516.2 dB and 1010.5 dB in high power mode (HPM) and
low power mode (LPM), respectively. The linear average output
EuMC/EuMIC07 : CMOS and BiCMOS power for long-term evolution signals having 10-MHz bandwidth
Solutions for RF and Millimetre-Wave PA and 7.5 dB peak-to-average power ratio is 26/20 dBm with a PAE of
Venue: Flavia, 09:00 10:40, Tuesday 7th October 2014 31.6%-33.8%/20.8%-26.5% across the 1.72.0 GHz frequency in the
HPM/LPM.
Chair: Eric Kerherv, IMS (UMR 5218), France
Co-Chair: Baudouin Martineau, STMicroelectronics, France

A Broadband 75 to 140GHz Amplier in 0.13-m


EuMC/EuMIC08 : Technologies and Designs
SiGe HBT Process for Low-Noise Circuits
Venue: Aurelia, 14:20 16:00, Tuesday 7th October 2014
Ping-Han Ho 1 , Yu-Hsuan Lin 1 , Huei Wang 1 , Chak Chair: Bumman Kim, POSTECH, Korea
Meliani 2 ; 1 National Taiwan University, Taiwan; 2 IHP, Co-Chair: Carlos Camacho-Penalosa, Universidad de Malaga
Germany
EuMC/EuMIC07-01, Time: 09:00 Improved Microwave Noise Performance in 0.15m
A broadband amplier from 75 to 140 GHz in SiGe 0.13-m process AlGaN/AlN/GaN HEMTs on Silicon
is designed, fabricated, and measured. To control the base current G.I. Ng 1 , S. Arulkumaran 2 , K. Ranjan 2 , S. Vicknesh 2 ;
eectively, the current mirrors are applied in the amplier to feed 1
the base current. The measured results of the gain and return Nanyang Technological University, Singapore;
2
losses agree with the simulation. It provides average gain of 11 TL@NTU, Singapore
dB from 75 to 140 GHz and gain-bandwidth product of 231 GHz. EuMC/EuMIC08-01, Time: 14:20
To the authors knowledge, this amplier exhibits the highest High-frequency microwave noise performances (2 GHz to 19 GHz)
percentage bandwidth for Si-based MMIC ampliers around 100 were investigated on AlGaN/AlN/GaN High Electron Mobility Tran-
GHz except distributed ampliers. sistors (HEMTs) with 0.15 m T-gate fabricated on high resistivity
4-inch Silicon. The HEMTs exhibited maximum drain current den-
5-GHz Band SiGe HBT Linear Power Amplier IC sity (I Dmax ) of 830 mA/mm, maximum extrinsic transconductance
with Novel CMOS Active Bias Circuit for WLAN (g mmax ) of 353 mS/mm, unity current cut-o frequency (f T ) of
Applications 65 GHz and maximum oscillation frequency (f max ) of 125 GHz.
At VDS =6V and I D =188mA/mm, the devices exhibited a minimum
Xin Yang 1 , Tsuyoshi Sugiura 2 , Norihisa Otani 2 , noise gure (NF min ) of 0.59 dB at 10 GHz and 1.5 dB at 18 GHz. The
Tadamasa Murakami 2 , Eiichiro Otobe 2 , Toshihiko NF min for 10 GHz is the lowest reported value in the literatures
Yoshimasu 1 ; 1 Waseda University, Japan; 2 Samsung for conventional AlGaN/GaN HEMTs on Si substrate. No signicant
change in microwave noise performance has been observed in the
R&D Institute Japan, Japan devices over for a wide range of I D (22 mA/mm to 500mA/mm)
EuMC/EuMIC07-02, Time: 09:20 and V D (3V to 16V).
This paper presents a highly linear 5-GHz band power amplier
IC with integrated novel CMOS active bias circuit in SiGe BiCMOS Hybrid LNAs with SiGe HBTs on 7th Generation
technology for wireless LAN applications. The power amplier IC BiCMOS Process
consists of three-stage amplier, the CMOS active bias circuit for
linearizing SiGe HBT and all matching circuits. The power amplier Saswata Bhaumik 1 , Jan Geralt bij de Vaate 2 ; 1 NXP
IC has exhibited a measured output power of 17.0 dBm, an EVM Semiconductors, The Netherlands; 2 ASTRON, The
of 0.9% and a dc current consumption of 284 mA under 54 Mbps Netherlands
OFDM signal at 5.4 GHz.
EuMC/EuMIC08-02, Time: 14:40

A K-Band Power Amplier with Adaptive Bias in Recent advancements in SiGe BiCMOS technology has drawn atten-
tion from RF designers in the eld of satellite communication and
90-nm CMOS science applications. In this paper two ultra-low noise ampliers
Jenny Yi-Chun Liu, Chin-Tung Chan, Shawn S.H. Hsu; for both room temperature and cryogenic temperature operations
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan in astrophysics application are demonstrated. The LNAs are
designed with packaged SiGe:C HBTs from 7th generation QUBiC4
EuMC/EuMIC07-03, Time: 09:40
process of NXP Semiconductors. LNA1 has small signal gain of over
A K-band power amplier (PA) with adaptive bias circuitry 20dB with average noise temperature of 77Kelvin from 0.5GHz
is implemented in 90-nm CMOS technology. The two-stage to 2.5GHz. LNA2 has small signal gain of over 20dB and noise
transformer-coupled dierential PA achieves a linear gain of 26.9 temperature below 60Kelvin from 0.5GHz to 3GHz. Average noise
dB, a saturation output power (Psat) of 20.4 dBm, an output 1-dB temperature in the same frequency range is 42Kelvin. Cryogenic

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noise temperature (at 22Kelvin) of LNA1 at 0.5GHz and 2.5GHz are


9Kelvin and 15Kelvin. LNA2 has 4Kelvin and 8Kelvin cryogenic EuMC/EuMIC09 : Characterisation and
noise temperature at 0.5GHz and 3GHz respectively with an aver- Modelling of Dispersion and Noise in
age of 8.1Kelvin.
Microwave Transistors
A 0.18m CMOS Current Reuse Ultra-Wideband Low Venue: Cecilia, 14:20 16:00, Tuesday 7th October 2014
Noise Amplier (UWB-LNA) with Minimized Group Chair: Angel Mediavilla, Universidad de Cantabria, Spain
Co-Chair: Matthias Rudolph, Brandenburgische Technische
Delay Variations Universitt, Germany
K. Yousef 1 , H. Jia 2 , Ramesh K. Pokharel 2 , Ahmed
Allam 1 , M. Ragab 1 , Haruichi Kanaya 2 ; 1 E-JUST, VSWR Testing of RF-Power GaN Transistors
Egypt; 2 Kyushu University, Japan Olof Bengtsson 1 , Serguei Chevtchenko 1 , Amitabh
EuMC/EuMIC08-03, Time: 15:00 Chowdhary 2 , Wolfgang Heinrich 1 , Joachim Wr 1 ;
1
This paper presents the design of a CMOS low noise amplier FBH, Germany; 2 ESA, The Netherlands
(LNA) with minimized group delay variations and optimized noise EuMC/EuMIC09-01, Time: 14:20
performance for ultra-wideband (UWB) applications. The proposed
A novel procedure for voltage standing wave ratio (VSWR) rugged-
LNA employs a common source based current reuse topology.
ness testing of GaN-HEMTs is described. In the test the transistor
Through this conguration gain atness of 12.25 0.25 with
is exposed to an increasing level of VSWR stress and an extensive
noise gure (NF) less than 3.8 dB are achieved. This LNA achieves
set of marker parameters are monitored before, during, and
group delay variation of 25 ps using the standard 0.18 m CMOS
after stress. A gate- and drain-lag pulse response test has been
technology. Weak Capacitive-Resistive shunt feedback technique is
developed that reveals VSWR stress inuence on slow surface
implemented across the input stage for wideband input matching.
charges. Recovery is monitored after each stress-point. It has
Series peaking with output resistive termination are adopted
been found that high VSWR stress of GaN-HEMTs at low supply
for group delay variations optimization. This UWB LNA has a
voltages foremost causes a temporary shift in pinch-o voltage.
measured 1dB compression point (P1dB) and an input third-order
Prolonged stress at even moderate VSWR levels at higher supply
inter-modulation point (IIP3) of -7.0 dBm and 2.5 dBm respectively
voltage can lead to structural changes and irreversible degradation
at 5.5 GHz. The implemented UWB LNA chip area is only 560 m
of the electrical performance. The mechanism for this degradation
590 m.
is found to be a combination of thermal and eld stress.

Compact, Low-Power, Single-Ended and Dierential Trap Characterization of Microwave GaN HEMTs
SiGe W-Band LNAs Based on Frequency Dispersion of the
Farzad Inanlou, Wasif T. Khan, Peter Song, Saeed Output-Admittance
Zeinolabedinzadeh, Robert L. Schmid, Taiyun Chi, C. Potier 1 , A. Martin 1 , M. Campovecchio 1 , S. Laurent 1 ,
A. agr Ulusoy, John Papapolymerou, Hua Wang, Raymond Qur 1 , Jean-Claude Jacquet 2 , O. Jardel 2 , S.
John D. Cressler; Georgia Institute of Technology, USA Piotrowicz 2 , S. Delage 2 ; 1 XLIM, France; 2 III-V Lab,
EuMC/EuMIC08-04, Time: 15:20
France
Two compact, low-power, SiGe W-band LNAs are demonstrated, one EuMC/EuMIC09-02, Time: 14:40
single-ended (SE), and one dierential (Di) with an integrated in-
This paper presents a characterization method of traps in
put transformer balun. The LNAs are implemented in an advanced
GaN HEMTs, based on the frequency dispersion of the output-
90-nm SiGe BiCMOS technology, with fT /fmax of 300/350 GHz.
admittance characterized by low-frequency S-parameter mea-
The noise gure (NF) of the SE and Di LNAs are measured to be 4.2
surements. As RF performances of GaN HEMTs are signicantly
dB and 6.3 dB, respectively, at 94 GHz, while dissipating only 8.8
aected by trapping eects, trap characterization is essential for
mW SE from a 2.2-V supply, which to the authors best knowledge
this power technology. The proposed measurement setup and
is the lowest reported power consumption for a Si-based W-band SE
extraction method allow us to derive the activation energy Ea and
LNA. The designed LNAs are targeted for low-power phased-array
the capture cross section n of the identied traps. A 0.25m gate
radar integrated transceivers for active imaging applications. The
length InAlN/GaN HEMT was characterized. A trap was identied
measured gain at 94 GHz for the single-stage SE and Di LNAs are
with an activation energy of 0.38eV, a capture cross-section of
10 dB and 12 dB, respectively, and maintain an input reection
1.7310-16 cm2 , and a eld dependency of the emission rate. These
coecient of less than -9.5 dB. The input -1dB compression point
results are used to give an ecient feedback to the technology
(P1dB ) for the LNAs is measured to -11.5 and -8.8 dBm for the SE
developments.
and Di LNAs, respectively. These compact LNAs have a SE and
Di core size (without pads) of only 158 m 350 m (0.055 mm2 )
and 288 m 430 m (0.126 mm2 ) and the Di LNA includes an Low Frequency Noise Measurements A
input transformer balun. Technology Benchmark with Target on Oscillator
Applications
A High Gain E-Band MMIC LNA in GaAs 0.1-m
Thanh Ngoc Thi Do, Mikael Hrberg, Szhau Lai, Dan
pHEMT Process for Radio Astronomy Applications
Kuylenstierna; Chalmers University of Technology,
You-Tang Lee, Chau-Ching Chiong, Dow-Chih Niu, Sweden
Huei Wang; National Taiwan University, Taiwan EuMC/EuMIC09-03, Time: 15:00
EuMC/EuMIC08-05, Time: 15:40
This paper presents low frequency noise (LFN) measurements of
In this paper, we present an E-band MMIC low noise amplier some commonly used microwave transistor technologies, e.g.,
(LNA) using 0.1-m GaAs pHEMT technology operating in 1V and GaAs-InGaP HBT, GaAs pHEMT, and GaN HEMT. It investigates how
2V drain voltage. The E-band LNA shows small signal gain of 28 the icker noise scales with current and voltage in the dierent
dB from 62 to 77 GHz with DC power consumption 44 mW. Noise technologies. The target application is low-phase noise oscillators.
measurement conducts in the package shows average noise gure From this perspective, low-frequency noise at given frequency
about 4.5 dB from 75 to 90 GHz. The gure-of-merit (FOM) is 212.5 normalized to DC power is used as benchmark parameter. A com-
(GHz/mW), which is highest compared with other LNAs using parison between dierent measurement set-ups is also included.
0.1-m GaAs pHEMT technology. The problem of measuring low-frequency noise at high drain
voltages and currents is considered. It is found that the icker
noise of GaN HEMT technology is in about the same level as of GaAs
pHEMT, but when normalized with the DC power, GaN HEMT oers
a better performance. For this reason, GaN HEMT is considered to
have better potential in oscillator applications. Concerning InGaP
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term of both absolute noise level and normalized values. Higher ers are designed based on individual PA load-pull measurements,
frequencies are in favor for GaN HEMT technology. in order to load modulate two 0.15m GaN MMIC power ampliers
at 10.1 GHz. Load modulation measurements are performed at
GaN HEMT Noise Model Performance Under ports internal to the PA, with the inclusion of couplers in the
Nonlinear Operation combiner and a four-port LSNA, to gain insight into the dynamics
of load modulation during outphasing operation. Both outphasing
Matthias Rudolph 1 , Laurent Escotte 2 , Ralf Doerner 3 ; systems exhibit a peak PAE greater than 41.5% at a peak output
1 power greater than 35.7 dBm.
Brandenburgische Technische Universitt, Germany;
2
LAAS, France; 3 FBH, Germany
EuMC/EuMIC09-04, Time: 15:20
Frequency Extension of System Level
Characterization and Predistortion Setup for
This paper investigates the capability of Pospieszalski-type and
Pucel-type noise model implementations to predict the truly non- On-Wafer Microwave Power Ampliers
linear noise behavior of GaN HEMT devices. The bias-dependence Roberto Quaglia, Tao Jiang, Vittorio Camarchia;
of the noise model parameters is introduced for both models. It is
Politecnico di Torino, Italy
then addressed how the dierence in model topology could yield
dierent noise performance in the nonlinear regime. Also disper- EuMC/EuMIC10-03, Time: 15:00
sion is taken into account. Comparison of simulation results with In this paper, a system level characterization setup for on-wafer
nonlinear noise measurement shows that both implementations microwave power ampliers is presented. The arbitrary waveform
show equally good prediction of the noise gure even if the device generator carrier frequency limitations are overcome by the inser-
is driven into heavily nonlinear operation by a blocking signal. tion of an upconversion system. Linearity tests are performed to
assess the validity of the proposed solution. A simple on-wafer
A Scalable HEMT Noise Model Based on FW-EM calibration method for absolute power determination is developed,
Analyses allowing for accurate average power and eciency measurement
in presence of modulated signals. A characterization and predis-
Andrea Nalli 1 , Antonio Rao 1 , Giorgio Vannini 1 , Sara tortion example on a backhaul 7 GHz Doherty power amplier is
DAngelo 2 , Davide Resca 2 , Francesco Scappaviva 2 , carried out, highlighting the capabilities of the proposed setup.
Giovanni Crupi 3 , Giuseppe Salvo 3 , Alina Caddemi 3 ;
1
Universit di Ferrara, Italy; 2 MEC, Italy; 3 Universit di A Low-Complexity Memoryless Model for Envelope
Messina, Italy Tracking RF Power Ampliers
EuMC/EuMIC09-05, Time: 15:40 G. Montoro 1 , P.L. Gilabert 1 , J.A. Garcia 2 , M.N. Ruiz 2 ,
A scalable HEMT noise model has been developed, based on a R. Marante 2 ; 1 Universitat Politcnica de Catalunya,
lumped parasitic network extracted analytically through full-wave Spain; 2 Universidad de Cantabria, Spain
electromagnetic simulations and a scalable black-box represen- EuMC/EuMIC10-04, Time: 15:20
tation of the intrinsic noise and AC response of the device. The
analytical extraction of the lumped parasitic network is extensively This paper presents a new kind of behavioral model structure
explained, as well as the intrinsic model identication. The model for characterizing static nonlinearities in dynamically supplied
prediction capability, in terms of S-parameters and noise perfor- RF power ampliers. The proposed architecture is based on the
mance, has been validated through the scaling of two dierent combination of several basic cells and it is focused to simplify the
HEMTs. real-time design and implementation of adaptive shaping functions
devoted to improve the eciency in systems controlled by digital
signal processors with tight computational capabilities, such is the
EuMC/EuMIC10 : Focus Session on System case of handsets and small-cells.
Level Characterisation and Modelling for
Mobile Communications Envelope Tracking PA X-Parameters
Venue: Domizia, 14:20 16:00, Tuesday 7th October 2014 Characterization for Transceivers System Level
Chair: Alessandro Cidronali, Universit di Firenze, Italy Analysis
Co-Chair: Vittorio Camarchia, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Alessandro Cidronali, Stefano Maddio, Giovanni
Collodi, Gianfranco Manes; Universit di Firenze, Italy
Large-Signal Characterization of a Mixed-Signal SoC
EuMC/EuMIC10-05, Time: 15:40
Receiver for Multiband SDR/CR Designs
This paper discusses the system level analysis of Envelope Track-
Diogo C. Ribeiro, Pedro Miguel Cruz, Nuno Borges ing (ET) power amplier (PA) applied to FDD transceivers by
Carvalho; Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal X-parameter model. In particular, eciency and linearity of the
EuMC/EuMIC10-01, Time: 14:20 transmitter are analyzed. Additionally is analyzed the receiver
desensitization issue, due to the interaction with the transmitter.
This paper shows a framework to evaluate the nonlinear distortion The system-level analysis led to the possible trade-os between
characteristic of a commercial mixed-signal wideband system-on- the several system parameters, the implementation constraints
chip (SoC) receiver. An approach to obtain fully-synchronized and the system performance, as well as the most critical aspects
amplitude and phase relationships between the analog input and for the eective development of ET-PA capable to deal with wide
digital output ports is described. bandwidth signal.
Measurement of AM/AM and AM/PM curves under a sinusoidal
excitation are executed over a wide input power range, in order
to extract device compression information at dierent carrier
frequencies. As well, metrics for the in-band generated nonlinear
distortion are obtained by exciting the mixed-signal SoC device with
a two-tone signal, and then calculating the respective third-order
intermodulation distortion ratio.

X-Band Outphasing Power Amplier with Internal


Load Modulation Measurements
Michael Litcheld, Tibault Reveyrand, Zoya Popovic;
University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
EuMC/EuMIC10-02, Time: 14:40
This paper presents a general measurement based design method
for outphasing ampliers. Both isolated and non-isolated combin-

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Microwave Applications of Graphene for Tunable


EuMC/EuMIC11 : Focus Session on Devices
Advances and New Applications in Luca Pierantoni 1 , Davide Mencarelli 1 , Maurizio
Carbon-Based Nanoelectronics Bozzi 2 , Riccardo Moro 2 , Stefano Bellucci 3 ; 1 Universit
Venue: Flavia, 14:20 16:00, Tuesday 7th October 2014 Politecnica delle Marche, Italy; 2 Universit di Pavia,
Chair: Luca Pierantoni, Universit Politecnica delle Marche, Italy Italy; 3 INFN-LNF, Italy
Co-Chair: Dominique Baillargeat, XLIM, France
EuMC/EuMIC11-04, Time: 15:20

Microwave Propagation Along Graphene at In this contribution, we simulate and design a electronically tunable
microstrip attenuator based on graphene. To this aim, graphene
Microscopic and Macroscopic Scales is modeled as an ideal surface resistor at microwave frequency (5
Yi-Li Xu, Xing-Chang Wei, Erping Li, Gao-Le Dai; GHz), changing with an external electric Bias. The presented device
Zhejiang University, China includes a patch of graphene, whose characteristics can range
from fairly good conductor to highly lossy material, depending
EuMC/EuMIC11-01, Time: 14:20
on the applied voltage. By applying the proper voltage through
In this paper, the properties of graphene in both microscopic two high-impedance bias lines, the achieved change in the surface
and macroscopic scale are studied. Dierent equivalent circuit resistivity of graphene induces appreciable change of the insertion
models are implemented to characterize the signal integrity of loss of the microstrip attenuator.
graphene-based interconnect and to extract the surface conductiv-
ity of graphene. On the one hand, input/output voltage of dierent
interconnect structures is explored and eye diagram is utilized
EuMC/EuMIC Poster : EuMC/EuMIC Poster
for further study of signal integrity. On the other hand, a novel Session
contact-free characterization method is proposed to extract the Venue: Exhibition Hall, 10:00 17:30, Tuesday 7th October 2014
surface conductivity of graphene which is grown by chemical vapor Chair: Luca Catarinucci, Universit del Salento, Italy
deposition. Co-Chair: Diego Masotti, Universit di Bologna, Italy

Carbon Nanostructures Dedicated to RF Compact 1013GHz GaN Low Noise Amplier MMIC
Interconnect Management Using Simple Matching and Bias Circuits
C. Brun 1 , Dominique Baillargeat 1 , Y.C. Chong 2 , D. Woojin Chang 1 , Young-Rak Park 1 , Jae-Kyoung Mun 1 ,
Tan 2 , Philippe Coquet 2 , B.K. Tay 2 ; 1 XLIM, France; Sang-Choon Ko 1 , Gye-Ik Jeon 2 ; 1 ETRI, Korea; 2 RFCore,
2
CINTRA, Singapore Korea
EuMC/EuMIC11-02, Time: 14:40 EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-01, Time: 13:00
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are a good candidate for RF inter- A compact 1013 GHz low-noise amplier (LNA) monolithic
connects, having better electrical as well as high frequency microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) using simple matching and
performance as compared to the conventional metals. To suc- bias circuits is designed and fabricated using AlGaN/GaN 0.25
cessfully integrate CNT to be in line with the industries trends, m high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) technology on silicon
focus has to be placed on interfacial studies between electrode and carbide (SiC) substrate. In order to reduce the chip size and
CNT to obtain an eective conduction channel. In order to help simplify the structure of the LNA, the matching and bias circuits
component design, two modeling approaches are proposed: one were combined functionally and structurally together and the
is based on mesoscopic model for the electromagnetic properties meandered microstriplines were used. And the combined circuits
of arrays of nanotubes, the other one on circuit simulation for RF also contributed to decrease the noise gure of the LNA. Therefore,
applications. Several experimental works will be presented such as the measured noise gures of the LNA are almost equal to the
ip-chip report based on CNTs bumps and wireless link. minimum noise gure of 2 100 m device which was used for
the rst stage of the LNA. And also the chip size of the fabricated
High Frequency Characterization and Compact LNA is 1.7 0.8 mm2 including two ground-signal-ground (GSG)
Electrical Modelling of Graphene Field Eect pads and the DC pads on the chip. The LNA shows a noise gure
Transistors of 1.72.1 dB with a gain of 1926 dB across the 1013 GHz
frequency range. In continuous wave (CW) conditions, it presents a
P. Nakkala 1 , A. Martin 1 , M. Campovecchio 1 , Henri saturated output power of 2934 dBm for 1013 GHz and also the
Happy 2 , Mohamed Salah Khenissa 2 , Mohamed Moez output third-order intercept point (OIP3) of 42 dBm at 11.4 GHz.
Belhaj 2 , David Mele 2 , Ivy Colambo 2 , Emiliano Genetic-Algorithm-Based Synthesis of Low-Noise
Pallecchi 2 , Dominique Vignaud 2 ; 1 XLIM, France; Ampliers with Automatic Selection of Active
2
IEMN, France Elements and DC Biases
EuMC/EuMIC11-03, Time: 15:00
A.A. Kalentyev, L.I. Babak, D.V. Garays; TUSUR, Russia
This paper deals with both DC and high frequency characterization
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-02, Time: 13:00
of graphene devices, associated to compact electrical modelling.
Pulsed I-V and microwave characterization of several Graphene An advanced genetic-algorithm-based synthesis technique is pro-
Field-Eect Transistor (GFET) generations fabricated on SiC sub- posed for design automation of microwave linear and low noise
strates were investigated in order to derive a rst approach for ampliers. Jointly with automatic generation of amplier schemat-
non-linear device modelling. As illustrated here with a Graphene ics directly from performance requirements, it allows the selection
Nano Ribbon FET (GNR FET), a compact electrical model was pre- of the best transistor types (sizes) and DC biases. As an example,
sented accounting the DC and HF characteristics in broad range of the design of 210 GHz single-stage MMIC LNA is demonstrated.
operating conditions. The dierences between DC and pulsed I-V
characterizations of the GNR FET are investigated and compared An X-Band Low-Power CMOS Low Noise Amplier
to simulations. The small signal behavior and some gure of with Transformer Inter-Stage Matching Networks
merits (FOM) like current gain cut-o frequency ft maximum
oscillation frequency fmax . The nonlinear modelling of GNR FET
Jeng-Han Tsai, Wang-Long Huang, Cheng-Yen Lin,
is becoming of prime importance along with technological eorts Ruei-An Chang; National Taiwan Normal University,
to demonstrate the actual potential of this promising technology. Taiwan
This approach was also applied to conventional GFET, with a large EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-03, Time: 13:00
ake of graphene used as a device channel.
This paper presents a low-power low noise amplier (LNA) using
standard 0.18-m CMOS technology for X-band satellite receiver
applications. Two-stage common source conguration with
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low noise, and compact size while maintaining reasonable gain reactive source and load impedances has been developed at the
performance. The measured small signal gain is 13.4 dB at 11 GHz 2.1-GHz and 2.6-GHz bands. Many circuit components are required
with low power consumption of 4.8 mW from a 1 V supply voltage. for this type of amplier, since many frequencies have to be
The chip size is 0.44 mm2 . With noise match at the rst stage, treated, which induces circuit loss. Here, a design strategy to
the measured noise gure (NF) of the LNA is 3.41 dB at 11 GHz. avoid an eciency reduction due to circuit loss is introduced. The
Compared to previously reported X-band LNA in 0.18-m CMOS fabricated dual-band GaN HEMT amplier has achieved maximum
process, the presented LNA demonstrates the highest FOM. power-added eciencies (PAEs) of 72% and 61% with 36.7- and
37.1-dBm output powers at 2.13 and 2.6 GHz, respectively.
A 60-GHz LNA with Feed-Forward Bandwidth
Extension Technique for Wireless NoC Application High Power K-Band GaN on SiC CPW Monolithic
Power Amplier
Xinmin Yu 1 , Deukhyoun Heo 1 , Partha Pratim Pande 1 ,
Shahriar Mirabbasi 2 ; 1 Washington State University, Omer Cengiz 1 , Ozlem A. Sen 2 , Ekmel Ozbay 2 ; 1 Middle
USA; 2 University of British Columbia, Canada East Technical University, Turkey; 2 Bilkent University,
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-04, Time: 13:00 Turkey
This paper presents a 60-GHz low-noise amplier (LNA) designed EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-09, Time: 13:00
for wireless network-on-chip (WiNoC) receivers. Aiming at a low This paper presents a high power amplier at K-band (20.221.2
power consumption and a wide bandwidth, the LNA comprises two GHz). The AlGaN/GaN CPW MMIC amplier is realized with 0.25
gain stages with staggered tuning. A feed-forward path is intro- m HEMT process on 2-inch semi-insulating SiC substrate. The
duced in the LNA to extend the bandwidth at a low cost of power amplier has a small signal gain over 20 dB for Vds=15V and
consumption and little noise gure (NF) degradation. Fabricated measured output power of over 31 dBm at 20.2 Ghz. PAE of the
in a 65-nm CMOS technology, the LNA achieves a measured peak amplier is around 22% for desired frequency band. Initial radia-
gain of 17.7 dB and a 3-dB bandwidth of 9.2 GHz. Measurement tion hardness tests indicate a suitable stability of the technology
also shows that the NF reaches 3.6 dB at the lowest point, while in space.
maintained below 5 dB within the 3-dB bandwidth. Overall, the
LNA consumes 9.4 mA from a 1-V supply. Design of a GaN HEMT Power Amplier Using
Resistive Loaded Harmonic Tuning
Radio-Channel Characterization of an Over-Sea
Communication Sebastian Preis 1 , Zihui Zhang 2 , Mhd. Tareq Arnous 2 ;
1
FBH, Germany; 2 Technische Universitt Berlin,
Ismail Ben Mabrouk 1 , J.C. Reyes-Guerrero 2 ;
1
Germany
University of Tabuk, Saudi Arabia; 2 University of EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-10, Time: 13:00
Bergen, Norway
The proper termination of the 2nd harmonic impedance is the basic
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-05, Time: 13:00
task during the design of a harmonically tuned power amplier.
This paper presents comprehensive experimental results obtained In addition to several approaches of dening fundamental and
from narrowband and wideband radio-channel measurements in harmonic pairs with purely reactive harmonics, the harmonic com-
a maritime environment at 5.8 GHz. From continuous-wave (CW) ponents can be terminated resistive as well. This work presents a
measurement data, large scale distance-power curves and path-loss broadband GaN HEMT power amplier with resistive 2nd harmonic
exponents of a practical scenario are determined. Other relevant termination. The measured output power of 41.1 to 42.6 dBm was
parameters, such as the mean excess delay, and the coherence achieved covering a frequency range from 2.2 to 2.7 GHz. The
bandwidth are extracted from the wideband-measurement data. drain eciency of the amplier ranged from 66.2 to 75.2 percent.
Results show a propagation behavior that is specic for these Applying a LTE signal with 10 MHz bandwidth, a linearized average
environments. eciency of 42% was attained.
Blind Detection of Cyclostationary Signals Taking Filtering Slot Antenna Using Coupled Line Resonator
Advantage of Cyclic Spectrum Leakage
Kevin Nadaud 1 , Dominique Lo Hine Tong 2 , Erwan
Daniel Malafaia, Jos Vieira, Ana Tom; Universidade Fourn 1 ; 1 IETR, France; 2 Technicolor Connected Home,
de Aveiro, Portugal France
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-06, Time: 13:00 EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-11, Time: 13:00
In this article we describe a novel process for blind detection in This paper presents the design of a novel slot ltering antenna
spectrum sensing taking advantage of the cyclostationary features suitable for modern electronic devices integrating various wireless
of any digital modulation that uses a nite number of distinct systems that have to coexist. The approach consists in feeding the
signals to represent digital data. Traditional models only look slot antenna through a ltering microstrip-to-slot-line transition.
at any peak in a cyclic spectrum that satises a given threshold, This transition comprises a coupled line resonator which enables
in this method we take advantage of the cyclic spectrum leakage to create two out-of-band transmission zeros and by this way to
to identify a signal. This method shows better performance at increase drastically the frequency selectivity of the transition. As
detecting low SNR signals than the traditional cyclostationary proof-of-concept, a slot ltering antenna has been designed for
signal detection. WLAN applications operating in the 2.4GHz band, by using the
HFSS simulation tool. A prototype has been also fabricated, using
A 100W Decade Bandwidth, High-Eciency GaN
a low-cost FR4 substrate, where 2 antennas are printed on a board
Amplier in order to accommodate the requirements of a 22 MIMO system.
James Custer, John Walker; Integra Technologies, USA
Parasitic Elements Based Decoupling Technique for
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-07, Time: 13:00
Monopole Four Square Array Antenna
This paper will report a 100W, 100MHz to 1GHz GaN amplier
module having a minimum eciency of 48% across the whole band Sana Salama, Klaus Solbach; Universitt
with a minimum gain of 14dB. This is believed to be the highest Duisburg-Essen, Germany
power/eciency combination yet reported for this frequency EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-12, Time: 13:00
range.
An alternative approach to port decoupling for the monopole four
A 2.1/2.6GHz Dual-Band High-Eciency GaN HEMT square array antenna is proposed. In contrast to the decoupling
of the monopole four square array antenna based on eigenmodes
Amplier with Harmonic Reactive Terminations
theory, port decoupling over wider frequency band is obtained by
Jun Enomoto, Ryo Ishikawa, Kazuhiko Honjo; a proper choice of parasitic elements dimensions and positions for
University of Electro-Communications, Japan a given array elements spacing without extending the overall area.
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-08, Time: 13:00 The decoupled ports of the array may then be matched by using
conventional matching circuits.
A dual-band high-eciency GaN HEMT amplier with harmonic

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Bandwidth Enhanced Tri-Band Monopole Slot Cryogenic Probing of mm-Wave MMIC LNAs for
Antenna on Ultra-Thin Metal Housed Devices Large Focal-Plane Arrays in Radio-Astronomy
Soo-Ji Lee, Dong-Jin Lee, Sol-Ji Yoo, Kwang-Seok Kim, R. Reeves 1 , K. Cleary 1 , R. Gawande 1 , J. Kooi 1 , J.
Tae-Dong Yeo, Jong-Won Yu; KAIST, Korea Lamb 1 , A.C. Readhead 1 , S. Weinreb 1 , T. Gaier 2 , P.
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-13, Time: 13:00 Kangaslahti 2 , D. Russell 2 , L. Samoska 2 , M. Varonen 3 ,
We present an bandwidth enhanced tri-band monopole slot an- R. Lai 4 , S. Sarkozy 4 ; 1 Caltech, USA; 2 Jet Propulsion
tenna on metal housed devices which operates on GSM 850, 900, Laboratory, USA; 3 Aalto University, Finland; 4 Northrop
1800, 1900 and UMTS band. The slots were place at the corner
and the edge of the metal housed device in order to avoid the
Grumman, USA
antenna performance degradation caused by ITO (Indium Tin EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-18, Time: 13:00
Oxide) coated on display glass. Due to the location of the slot In this paper, we demonstrate non-destructive cryogenic probing
design and inherency of slot antennas, the bandwidth becomes of monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) ampliers at
extremely narrow, but this matter can be resolved by using extra W-band and discuss the implications for the development of
parasitic monopole slots which are designed adjacent to the main large-format focal plane arrays for radio astronomy. Using a
slot. The measured results of the proposed antenna with the purpose-built cryogenic probe station to measure S-parameters
display module attached shows -6-dB bandwidth of 813 MHz to and noise temperature of MMIC low-noise ampliers (LNAs), an
993 MHz (19.6%) at the lower-band, 1.63 GHz to 1.99 GHz (19.89%) order of magnitude increase in eciency can be achieved when
at the rst-higher-band and 2.00 GHz to 2.24 GHz (11.32%) at the compared with measurements on individually packaged ampliers.
second-higher-band respectively and the lower bands antenna The ampliers are tested non-destructively, which enables selection
gain varies from -2.29 dB to 0.11 dB whereas the rst-higher-bands based on cryogenic noise and gain; this is crucial for the develop-
gain and the second-higher-bands gain varies from 1.90 dB to 3.80 ment of highly-integrated miniaturized receivers for focal plane
dB and 0.16 dB to 3.02 dB respectively. arrays, such as those used for the measurement of the cosmic
microwave background (CMB) polarization and future arrays aimed
Design of a Near-Field-Focused Substrate Integrated at probing the epoch of reionization (EoR).
Planar Array Antenna
Inkjet Printed Flexible Transmission Lines for High
Lei Wang, Yu Jian Cheng, Fei Xue; UESTC, China Frequency Applications up to 67GHz
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-15, Time: 13:00
A X-band multi-layer near-eld-focused antenna (NFFA) is de-
Mohamed Moez Belhaj, W. Wei, Emiliano Pallecchi,
veloped on the basis of substrate integrated waveguide (SIW) Colin Mismer, Isabel Roch-jeune, Henri Happy; IEMN,
technology and fabricated through PCB process. Several metallic France
vias with dierent diameters, which are equivalent to open-ended EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-19, Time: 13:00
air-lled circular waveguides, are fabricated to form phase shifters
This letter introduces radio frequency(RF) characterization of
and radiating elements at the same time. They are fed by an SIW
ink-jet printed coplanar waveguides (CPW) with and without strain.
wideband feeding network underneath these radiating elements
Kapton is selected as exible substrate with dierent sintering
to achieve a compact conguration. Between the radiating and
temperature. With optimized inkjet printing parameters, well de-
feeding layers, there exists a separated matching layer to achieve
ned patterns with high resolution yield low attenuation constant
a good reection characteristic. As an example, a 44 NFFA
even when operated up to 67GHz. Finally, we demonstrate that the
prototype is fabricated and measure. The maximum intensity of
RF performance of CPW is barely aected by bending.
the electric eld is at 150 mm. The measured results are in good
agreement with the simulated ones near the focal distance.
Designs of Third Harmonic Generators Using a
Accurate Modeling of PFD/CP for Fast Simulation of Left-Handed Nonlinear Transmission Line on
PLL Transient Dynamics Microstrip-Line and Suspended Stripline
Bo Wang 1 , Edouard Ngoya 2 ; 1 Peking University, In-bok Kim, Hong-Joon Kim, Hyun-Chul Choi,
China; 2 XLIM, France Kang Wook Kim; Kyungpook National University, Korea
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-16, Time: 13:00 EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-20, Time: 13:00
The verication of the phase locked loops (PLL) dynamic perfor- In this paper, designs of an eective third harmonic generator
mances (lock time, lock range, etc.) poses still a big challenge (long using a left-handed nonlinear transmission line (LH NLTL) are
simulation time) before chip tape-out. This paper describes a gen- presented. The proposed harmonic generator using the LH NLTL
eral purpose modeling approach for the phase/frequency detector is composed of a series of varactor diodes and shunt inductances
and charge pump (PFD/CP) that provides a good compromise implemented on microstrip-line (MSL) and suspended stripline
between the PLL performance prediction accuracy and simulation (SSL). Both of the harmonic generators were built on a Rogers
time. The block level model provides the full details of the PLL RO4003 substrate and has dimensions of 12 mm by 7 mm. The
transient dynamics in voltage and phase domains. fabricated LH NLTL provides insertion loss from 1.7 dB to 4.7 dB
for a wide left-handed passband from 2.6 to 18 GHz. The measured
On the Unconditional Stability of N-Port Networks minimum third harmonic conversion loss was 14.2 dB at an input
frequency of 2.5 GHz. When compared to previous works, better
Sergio Colangeli, Riccardo Cleriti, Diego Palombini, third harmonic conversion eciency is achieved with much smaller
Ernesto Limiti; Universit di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy size at lower frequencies.
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-17, Time: 13:00
Recongurable WLAN Notch for UWB Filters
This work reviews the topic of two-port unconditional stabil-
ity (US) and xes some misconceptions still common among W. Ahmad, D. Budimir; University of Westminster, UK
high-frequency designers, notwithstanding the broad, relevant EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-21, Time: 13:00
literature. Ohtomos test for network stability is then presented in
This paper presents the design and results of an ultra-wideband
a synthetic form and linked to US conditions.
(3.110.6 GHz) lter with a recongurable WLAN notch at 5.8 GHz.
Finally, this approach is extended to N-port networks to obtain two Recongurability has been achieved by the implementation of
sets of US conditions, which are intuitive generalizations of results Graphene based switching elements. The switches are in OFF state
well known in the two-port case. These conditions represent a when Graphene is unbiased at a chemical potential of c = 0.0eV
necessary complement to the few works which have discussed and are in ON state when Graphene is biased at a chemical potential
three-port US up to now, since they only focus on the geometrical of c = 1.0eV. The simulation and measurement results of the lter
part of the problem, omitting to explicitly take care of Rolletts when the Graphene switches are OFF show an entire bandpass
proviso and its implications on US. response from 3.1 GHz to 10.6 GHz and with low insertion loss.
When the Graphene switches are ON, the simulation result shows
that a sharp rejection of the WLAN band at 5.8 GHz is achieved,

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with a very low passband insertion loss. The obtained results of ports is better than 20 dB. Good agreement between the measured
both states, i.e. switches OFF and switches ON, are as desired. An and simulated amplitude distributions is observed. The phase
additional lter, implemented with PIN diodes as the switching dierence between outputs ports are about 2.5 degree, over the
elements, is also designed and measured. Upon comparison, the 10% relative frequency bandwidth.
obtained results of PIN diodes in OFF and ON states match those
of the Graphene switches in OFF and ON states. An All-Pass Topology to Design a 0360
Continuous Phase Shifter with Low Insertion Loss
Ferrite LTCC Edge-Guided Circulator
and Constant Dierential Phase Shift
Shicheng Yang 1 , Didier Vincent 1 , Joey R. Bray 2 ,
Khaled Khoder, Marc Le Roy, Andr Prennec;
Langis Roy 3 ; 1 LT2C, France; 2 RMCC, Canada;
3
Lab-STICC, France
Carleton University, Canada EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-26, Time: 13:00
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-22, Time: 13:00
In this paper, an analog phase shifter is designed by using a novel
This paper describes a ferrite low temperature co-red ceramic all-pass topology. The phase shift can be continuously adjusted
(LTCC) edge-guided circulator. Traditional Y-junction stripline from 0 up to 380 by biasing varactor-diodes while maintaining the
circulator has one ferrite disk surrounded by a dielectric material. dierential phase shift constant across the 6.7 GHz 7.7 GHz band.
A design of circulator presented here uses only ferrite LTCC. This two-stage circuit is simple and compact with respectively
The material exposed under the magnetic bias shows its ferrite insertion losses of 2.9 dB 1.3 dB, return losses better than 9.4
properties and the rest shows the dielectric properties. It has dB and a dierential phase shift atness of 11 in the worst
been demonstrated that a passive ferrite component like circulator case. With a 90.5 /dB Figure-of-Merit, this topology presents an
could be realized on ferrite LTCC substrate without adding other interesting trade-o between low-cost, low loss, large phase-shift
materials. So this circulator could be integrated with other RF range, phase atness and bandwidth. Measurements are discussed
components such as antennas, ampliers and lters etc in System- and carefully compared to current competing topologies.
on-Package (SoP).
An Enhanced Phase Shifted Transmitter Based on
Circulator Integrated in Low Temperature Co-Fired
2nd HT GaN-PAs with Energy Recovery Circuit
Ceramics Technology
R. Giofr, L. Piazzon, R. Danieli, A. Spinosa, P.
Raymond van Dijk 1 , Gijs van der Bent 1 , Mohamed
Colantonio, Franco Giannini; Universit di Roma Tor
Ashari 2 , Mark McKay 3 ; 1 TNO, The Netherlands; 2 Via
Vergata, Italy
Electronic, Germany; 3 MESL Microwave, UK EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-27, Time: 13:00
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-23, Time: 13:00
Phase Shifted Transmitter (PST) operates without mixers and
We present a demonstration of an integrated circulator for TR allows the direct generation and transmission of any envelope and
modules using low temperature co-red ceramic (LTCC) technol- phase-modulated signals. Besides of maintaining all the benets of
ogy. Two dierent circulators have been realised to be used in the standard PST architecture, the solution here proposed allows
TR modules in two dierent frequency bands, C- and Ku-band. the integration of an energy recovery circuit capable to boost the
The circulator is a three-port junction microstrip type device. The eciency of the overall transmitter up to 50%. The theoretical
ferrite disc is embedded in the LTCC substrate and the composition analysis of the novel architecture is reported highlighting the
is exposed to an external magnetic eld, to provide the circulator relevant dierences and advantages with respect to the standard
as an integrated LTCC substrate circulator. Technological develop- approach. The required key RF blocks have been realized in hybrid
ment, design and characterization of the circulator are reported. technology employing GaN HEMT devices and Schottky diodes
to design the power ampliers (PAs) and the energy recovery
Shape Optimization of Patch Resonator Bandpass circuit, respectively. In particular, the former have been designed
Filters Using Multiple Circular Structures by exploiting the 2nd harmonic tuning approach. Experimental
results on the PAs have shown an eciency higher than 70% at 39
Sai Ho Yeung 1 , Tapan K. Sarkar 1 , Kim Fung Man 2 , dBm of output power with an associated gain greater than 11 dB
Magdalena Salazar-Palma 3 , Alejandro at 2GHz. Moreover, a draft experimental validation of the overall
Garca-Lamprez 3 ; 1 Syracuse University, USA; 2 City system is also reported showing promising performances.
University of Hong Kong, China; 3 Universidad Carlos
Wideband High Power High Eciency Linear GaN
III de Madrid, Spain
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-24, Time: 13:00
Power Amplier for Cognitive Radio Application
Two patch resonator lters, namely Type I and Type II, are designed W. Demenitroux, L. Mandica, C. Richardeau, B.
using a slot composed of multiple circular sectors. The lters Gerfault, N. Berthou, P. Grandgeorge; Thales
operate in the 2.42.48 GHz wireless local area network (WLAN) Communications & Security, France
frequency. The measured 3 dB insertion loss bandwidth of the EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-28, Time: 13:00
lters covers the whole WLAN band. The stopband of the Type II
lter is below 2.18 GHz and above 2.76 GHz, with a rejection of This paper describes a linear, high ecient, high power push-pull
more than 20 dB. The total size of the Type II lter is 21.9 mm GaN amplier in the VHF-UHF band. This PA shows an eciency
22.5 mm. of 6055% from 10 MHz to 650 MHz, for an output power of 100W
and a compressed gain of 19,5 +/-1.5 dB. By reducing the drain
Compact Unequal Wilkinson Power Divider with voltage to 30V, the eciency is 7060 with an output power of 47
dBm and a power gain of 18,5 +/-1.5 dB. Moreover, the measured
Large Power Dividing Ratio
EVM is less than 2% for an eciency about 40% and an output
Haidong Chen, Tianyu Zhang, Wenquan Che, Wenjie power from 0 dBm to 45 dBm using a 64-QAM modulation at 50V.
Feng; NUST, China Nevertheless, the record eciency of 60% have been measured on
a 3pi/8 PSK (EDGE) digital modulation with an EVM < 2.5%, for a
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-25, Time: 13:00
tunable output power from 42 to 48 dBm.
A compact unequal Wilkinson power divider with arbitrary power
division is analyzed and demonstrated in this paper. The power Recongurable Digital Cartesian Feedback for
divider can be designed with arbitrary power division in theory
and achieves large power dividing ratio in practice. The proposed
Transmitters
structure is compatible with single layer integration by using D. Ndong 1 , S. Reed 1 , J.F. Diouris 2 , B. Feuvrie 2 ;
the normal PCB fabrication process. The complete analytical 1
Telerad, France; 2 IETR, France
procedures of the proposed power divider are presented. To verify
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-29, Time: 13:00
our proposed design approach in theory, one 11:1 unequal power
divider is designed and fabricated. The measured bandwidth at 20 This paper presents an original method to realize digital loop con-
dB return losses is about 6%, while the isolation of the two output trol for a radio communication V/UHF (Very/Ultra High Frequency)

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transmitter. The objective is to propose a SDR (Software Dened approach was utilised to design the circulator with minimum re-
Radio) solution with a correction of the PA (Power Amplier) quired magnetic biasing by exploiting a frequency range above the
nonlinearities. The proposed architecture is full digital solution extraordinary wave resonant frequency. Circulation at frequency
except the up-converter for specic reasons. The used numeric of 650GHz with about 9% 10dB bandwidth was predicted using an
core is a Virtex6 FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array). The applied magnetic eld as low as 0.2T. The Greens function de-
down-converter and loop lters are integrated in the digital part. scription is veried using a commercially available electromagnetic
Measurements show improvement of 5% of the EVM (Error Vector simulation package with resultant electromagnetic eld patterns
Magnitude) and more than 20 dB for the ACPR (Adjacent Channel given.
Power Ratio) compared to the open loop. The overall delay system
is about 1.4 and the loop gain is 20.4 dB. Miniature Ceramic Filter-Antenna for Wireless
Communications Systems at 60GHz
A Compact Dual-Polarization ZOR Antenna
F. Kouki 1 , M. Thevenot 1 , Stphane Bila 1 , Nicolas
Giorgio Garavaglia, M. DAmico; Politecnico di Milano,
Delhote 1 , T. Mondire 1 , Serge Verdeyme 1 , T.
Italy
Chartier 2 ; 1 XLIM, France; 2 SPCTS, France
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-30, Time: 13:00
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-35, Time: 13:00
A novel dual-polarization, metamaterial-based antenna for the
This study presents a new design of a multi-band lter-antenna
2.4 GHz band is presented. The basic element is a Zeroth-Order
subsystem dedicated to high-speed wireless communications at
Resonator (ZOR) antenna, which consists of a cascade of unit cells
60 GHz. The objective is to design the subsystem as a monolithic
of epsilon negative transmission line. Two elements are located
object realized with a ceramic material. The broadband antenna
on the same substrate, and their topology is optimized in order to
is composed of a conical horn acting as a primary source for
obtain a low crosstalk between the two orthogonal polarizations.
illuminating a reect-array. The 9-GHz spectrum, which covers the
unlicensed 60-GHz band, is divided into four channels of 1.65 GHz.
A Compact Electromagnetic Bandgap Structure In this paper, the primary source and the four bandpass lters are
Based on Multi-Layer Technology for 7-Tesla designed and integrated together.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Applications
A Filter with Recongurable Band Edges Using
Zhichao Chen, Klaus Solbach, Daniel Erni, Andreas
Dual-Behavior Resonators
Rennings; Universitt Duisburg-Essen, Germany
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-31, Time: 13:00 X. Lu, K. Mouthaan, T.S. Yeo; National University of
A compact electromagnetic bandgap (EBG) structure based on Singapore, Singapore
multi-layer technology for 7-Tesla magnetic resonance imaging EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-36, Time: 13:00
(MRI) applications is presented. The proposed structure introduces A lter with recongurable bandedges using dual-behavior res-
an additional oating metallic layer between the top surface and onators is presented. The resonators are based on the electrical
the ground plane of the conventional single-layer uni-planar EBG circuit of the Modied Butterworth-Van-Dyke model (MBVD) used
structures, which provides more capacitive coupling between the for one port surface acoustic wave (SAW) resonators. They exhibit a
adjacent unit cells. Thus, for the desired operating frequency (300 series and a parallel resonant frequency which allows realization of
MHz), a miniaturized dimension of the unit cell, about 2.6% of highly selective transition bands. The band edge recongurability
the free-space wavelength, is achieved. The proposed structure is is realized separately for the upper transition band and the lower
characterized by the reection phase and the stop-band properties. transition band. The fabricated lter without PIN diodes has
The full-wave simulations and experimental results show a good four lter states by relocating the passband edges. A bandwidth
agreement. recongurable lter using PIN diodes is also fabricated and the
recongurable bands with bandwidths of 16.5% and 76.5% are
Wideband High-Gain Multi-Layer Patch realized.
Antenna-Coupler with Metamaterial Superstrate for
X-Band Applications 4-Bit, 1 to 4GHz Recongurable Discriminator for
Frequency Measurement
Raid J. Hadi, Carl Sandhagen, Axel Bangert;
Universitt Kassel, Germany M. Espinosa-Espinosa 1 , I. Llamas-Garro 1 , B.G.M.
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-32, Time: 13:00 de Oliveira 2 , M.T. de Melo 2 , Jung-Mu Kim 3 ; 1 CTTC,
A wide bandwidth, high-gain and high directivity multi-layer patch
Spain; 2 UFPE, Brazil; 3 Chonbuk National University,
antenna integrated with coupler and covered with metamaterial Korea
superstrate is proposed for frequency range of 10.8 to 12 GHz. The EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-37, Time: 13:00
novel high level of integration of three dierent functions in one This paper presents a novel 4-bit recongurable discriminator
conguration is done in a straightforward design. It consists of a 50 for frequency measurement, operating from 1 to 4 GHz. The
ohm microstrip line coupled directly to the non-radiating edge of a discriminator is a two-port device used to identify the frequency of
patch antenna. This structure is covered by two layers of near zero an unknown signal by switching between its 4 states. The device
refractive index metamaterial. The prototype of this conguration is formed by a xed reference line and a switchable delay line.
shows a at coupling factor of 25 dB and a high isolation factor The device is implemented using microstrip lines and PIN diodes.
of 33 dB. The two layers of metamaterial superstrate enhanced Simulated and measured results are presented for the four states
the performance of the patch antenna-coupler. At the center of the recongurable discriminator.
frequency of 11.4 GHz, the gain of the patch antenna-coupler with
metamaterial superstrate is improved by 8 dB to 13.4 dB and the
Asymmetrical Mechanical Design for Bouncing
return loss bandwidth is improved to more than 10%. Furthermore,
the 3-dB beamwidth of the antenna is reduced by more than 70 to Suppression in RF-MEMS Switches
30 . Emilien Lemoine, Cyril Guines, Arnaud Pothier, Pierre
A Low Magnetic Bias Sub-Millimetre Wave Blondy; XLIM, France
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-38, Time: 13:00
Semiconductor Junction Circulator
Contact bouncing is among the most critical phenomenon reducing
Ghassan N. Jawad 1 , Robin Sloan 2 ; 1 University of RF-MEMS reliability. This paper shows that very simple changes
Baghdad, Iraq; 2 University of Manchester, UK in switch design permit suppression of contact bouncing upon
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-34, Time: 13:00 closure. The proposed asymmetrical design gets two dimples in
contact with substrate electrodes successively, instead of simulta-
This paper presents a design for a semiconductor junction circula-
neously. This helps the dissipation of kinetic energy and prevents
tor to work in the sub-millimetre wave frequency range. An InSb
contact re-opening. On top of preliminary ageing prevention, the
disk is modelled for a low steady applied axial magnetic eld. An
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contact force compared to symmetrical structures. Experimental ment of over $6 billion is provided through the National Plan for
demonstration is presented on metal contact switches with more Science, Technology and Innovation. This plan intends to establish
than 2mN contact force, one symmetrical with signicant bouncing knowledge based society and economy. This paper addresses some
and the other asymmetrical without any bouncing clearly show the aspects of the microwave engineering research driven by this plan
relevance of the approach. and conducted at King Saud University (KSU).

Liquid Crystal Varactor Loaded Variable Phase


Shifter for Integrated, Compact, and Fast EuMC/EuRAD01 : Antenna Arrays
Beamsteering Antenna Systems Venue: Iustina, 14:20 16:00, Wednesday 8th October 2014
Chair: Ioan E. Lager, Technische Universiteit Delft, The
Wenjuan Hu, Onur Hamza Karabey, Alexander Gbler, Netherlands
Ananto Eka Prasetiadi, Matthias Jost, Rolf Jakoby; Co-Chair: Maurizio Bozzi, Universit di Pavia, Italy
Technische Universitt Darmstadt, Germany
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-39, Time: 13:00 Impact of the Dihedral Angle of Switched Beam
This paper presents a microstrip variable delay line loaded with
Antennas in Indoor Positioning Based on RSSI
liquid crystal varactors in series. The design of the device, includ- Stefano Maddio, Marco Passaume, Alessandro
ing both the theoretical analysis and the fabrication, is presented. Cidronali, Gianfranco Manes; Universit di Firenze,
The proposed design shows a high LC varactor tuning eciency
of 83% and a low response time in the order of 3 seconds. These Italy
high performances result from implementing the varactors in EuMC/EuRAD01-01, Time: 14:20
parallel plate capacitor topology and with a 10 m thick LC layer This paper presents an investigation about Switched Beam An-
as a tunable dielectric between the electrodes. Simulation and tennas (SBA) for indoor positioning systems based on RSSI
measurement results verify that a designed prototype can provide measurements. Given practical consideration on hardware costs,
a dierential phase shift of 60 at 20 GHz with an insertion loss the device in exam is based on low-cost commercial components
no higher than 2 dB. capable of standard WiFi connectivity at 2.45 GHz.
The SBA is the enabling technology for Beam Diversity Multiple
Design of Multi-State Actuator for mm-Wave Access of smart WiFi nodes. Upon the reception of radio messages
Recongurable Front-End Circuits Using from generic mobile devices, the node estimates the DoA of the
CMOS-MEMS Technologies incoming signals on the basis of a likelihood criterion driven by
the expected beam diversity.
Yu-Sheng Su, Chia-Wei Chang, Yi-Chen Liu, Yi-Ming
SBA design has great impact on the localization performance. In
Chen, Chia-Can Chang, Sheng-Fuh Chang; National this paper an investigation around the SBA shape is presented,
Chung Cheng University, Taiwan with particular emphasis on the eects of the dihedral angle of
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-40, Time: 13:00 regular polyhedron-type SBA. Thanks to a model based on trustful
Recongurability in mm-wave circuits and systems become desired electromagnetic simulations, some conclusions on the general
in recent years. In this work, the parallel-beam driven actuator design principles of the SBAs are drawn.
is modied in two ways to enhance the tuning capability. In
cooperated with the proposed actuator, two V-band frequency- Dual-Band Linear Phased Array in K-Band
tunable front-end circuits are demonstrated. The bandstop lter S.E. Valavan, D. Tran, Alexander G. Yarovoy, A.G.
is fabricated in 0.35-m CMOS-MEMS process, providing ve-band
switching within 5163.6 GHz with band rejection > 20 dB. The
Roederer; Technische Universiteit Delft, The
slot antenna in 0.18-m CMOS-MEMS shows seven-band switching Netherlands
from 46.6 to 56 GHz with the antenna gain > -15.6 dBi. The EuMC/EuRAD01-02, Time: 14:40
measurements present a good agreement with simulated results. A dual-band phased array design in K-band is presented. The key
features of the array include dual-band performance with large
A Novel Latching RF MEMS Phase Shifter frequency ratio, good sub-band bandwidths, low-prole electrical
Maher Bakri-Kassem 1 , Raafat R. Mansour 2 , Saeddin dimensions of the array element and scanning capability up to a
maximum of 50 and 30 at the low and high frequency bands
Safavi-Naeini 2 ; 1 American University of Sharjah, UAE; respectively. An experimental linear 1 7 array prototype has
2
University of Waterloo, Canada been fabricated and its performance veried, with good agreement
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-41, Time: 13:00 between the results of the full-wave simulations and measure-
A novel nickel/gold based electroplated 4-bit RF MEMS phase ments.
shifter is designed, fabricated and tested. The proposed design
can candle high power and utilizes CPW transmission lines that
A Broadband 16-Element 2-D Phased Array Based on
use 8 latching SPDT RF MEMS switches that can work at 80 K. Quasi-Yagi Antennas
The design is based on 4 cascaded phase shifting units where Wentao Zhang, Qiang Wang, Xiaoyang He, Yingyi He,
every unit has two dierent electrical lengths of CPW transmission
lines. Every unit has one common electrical length that is used as Ronghua Jian, Qi Chen; CAEP, China
a reference where the second electrical length CPW has dierent EuMC/EuRAD01-03, Time: 15:00
electrical length. The second electrical length CPW in every unit is In this paper, a broadband 2-D phased array based on 16 iden-
designed to give a relatively dierent phase shift once it is engaged tical planar quasi-Yagi elements is presented. Firstly, a modied
in. The worst measured insertion loss and return loss are -6 dB quasi-Yagi antenna with wide beamwidth is developed. Then, by
and -16 dB, respectively, at 13 GHz with a phase shift of almost dividing the antenna card to independent elements, inserting a
-125 degrees. The phase shifter is built using high resistive silicon metal fence between front-back elements, which is as high as the
substrate using MetalMUMPs process. antennas ground plane, the mutual coupling is mitigated. After
constructed with Wilkinson power divider and T/R modules, a
Glance on Microwave Engineering Research fully functional active phased array is implemented. Measured
Activities at King Saud University radiation patterns show that the X-band array prototype can scan
30 degree across the whole X-band from 8GHz to 12GHz.
Ibrahim Elshaey, Abdel Fattah Sheta, Hamsakutty
Vettikalladi, Khalid Jamil; King Saud University, Saudi
Arabia
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-42, Time: 13:00
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia provides substantial support for
research in various disciplines. In one aspect of provision, invest-

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Broadband Cavity-Backed Antenna Arrays on Glass aperture. Measured results show a 12% S11 < -10 dB bandwidth
Substrate for 60GHz Application and a maximum gain of 17 dBi. Using a variable microstrip line
width, a side-lobe suppression of at least -12 dB between 7785
Sanaz Mortazavi 1 , Ali Sinai Esfahani 1 , Amin GHz is measured. The antenna can be used in short and medium
Hamidian 1 , Andrea Malignaggi 1 , Haythem H. range operation for automotive radar.
Abdullah 2 , Georg Boeck 1 ; 1 Technische Universitt
Berlin, Germany; 2 Electronics Research Institute, Egypt Temperature Sensitivity Measurements of a
EuMC/EuRAD01-04, Time: 15:20 Resistively Loaded Wideband Antenna
In this paper design concepts for compact broadband printed G. Clementi 1 , C. Migliaccio 1 , J.-Y. Dauvignac 1 , J.
V-Band 21 bowtie, 21 and 22 dipole array antennas, suitable Willebois 2 ; 1 LEAT, France; 2 BOWEN, France
for millimeter wave (mm-Wave) applications, are presented. The
EuMC/EuRAD02-03, Time: 17:20
antennas are designed on a planar quartz glass substrate. The
center frequencies of the array antennas are set to 60 GHz. Opti- Radar often operate in severe weather conditions with large tem-
mization techniques for improving antennas impedance matching perature variations. This paper presents return loss measurements
and overall gain are also presented. Simulated and measured and post-processing for the evaluation of temperature sensitivity
impedance matching and far eld radiation patterns for all three of a resistively loaded radar antenna. The antenna is placed
antenna arrays are shown and discussed. An air cavity has been in a drying oven for controlling the temperature. A calibration
embedded in the quartz glass stack to improve antenna bandwidth technique based on an amplitude demodulation is presented in
and radiation eciency. Both dipole structures have about 8.5 order to withdraw the inuence of the ovens metallic walls. A
dBi measured gain, while the bowtie antenna shows 7 dBi. Their temperature model is derived from the calibrated values and the
bandwidth is about 10 GHz. All three designs achieve over 10% opportunity to use it in the radar budget is discussed.
bandwidth while maintaining better than 90% eciency. A proto-
type of the antennas was successfully manufactured and tested. Design of the TM01 Radiator with Large Aperture
Qiang Wang, Xiaoyang He, Chun Yang, Haijing Zhou;
A Compact Dielectric Rod Antenna Array for
CAEP, China
Wideband Millimeter-Wave Applications
EuMC/EuRAD02-04, Time: 17:40
Weihai Fang, Peng Fei, Feng Nian, Yujie Yang, Keming A new design method based on coupled-mode theory for the
Feng; Beijing Institute of Radio Metrology & TM01 radiator with large aperture is proposed in this paper. The
Measurement, China input and output diameter is 70mm and 400mm respectively,
EuMC/EuRAD01-05, Time: 15:40 and the work frequency is 8.5GHz. The structure designed by the
conventional method is 1300mm, and the bandwidth in which
Compact dielectric waveguide antenna array in Ka-band (26.5GHz the preserve eciency keeps beyond 90% ranges from 3.3GHz
40GHz) for active imaging system is given. Antenna array with to 9GHz, and preserve eciency is 97% at work frequency. To
WR28 metal waveguide directly feeding is specially designed with shorten the structure, a novel method is proposed. The length
small size, high gain, good radiation pattern, easy realization, low of the structure can be reduced to 800mm, with the sacrices of
insertion loss and low mutual coupling. One practical antenna bandwidth reduction (7.9GHz9.2GHz) and preserve eciency
array for active imaging system is shown with theoretic analysis reduction (90%) at work frequency. TM01 radiator can be used in
and experiment. The mutual coupling of sending and receiving the test of high power microwave (HPM) source.
units is less than -30dB, the gain from 26.5GHz to 40GHz is (1216)
dB. The results in this paper provide guidelines for the designing
of millimeter wave dielectric waveguide antenna array.
EuMC/EuRAD03 : Technologies for
Communication, Radar and Remote Sensing
EuMC/EuRAD02 : Application-Driven Venue: Giulia, 09:00 10:40, Thursday 9th October 2014
Antenna Design Chair: Thomas Walter, Hochschule Ulm, Germany
Co-Chair: Bertram Arbesser-Rastburg, SpaceTec Partners
Venue: Iustina, 16:40 18:20, Wednesday 8th October 2014
Chair: Arne F. Jacob, Technische Universitt Hamburg-Harburg,
Germany A V and E-Band Packaged Direct-Conversion
Co-Chair: Marian Wnuk, Military University of Technology Transceiver Chipset for Mobile Backhaul
Application in SiGe Technology
Flat Foam-Based Mikaelian Lens Antenna for
Saverio Trotta 1 , Giuseppina Sapone 1 , Reinhard W.
Millimeter Wave Applications
Jungmaier 1 , Abhiram Chakraborty 1 , Jagjit S. Bal 1 ,
Jonathan Bor, Benjamin Fuchs, Olivier Lafond, Herbert Knapp 1 , Hans-Peter Forstner 1 , Nasr Ismail 1 ,
Mohamed Himdi; IETR, France Maciej Wojinowski 1 , Ernst Seler 1 , Mehran P. Mousavi 1 ,
EuMC/EuRAD02-01, Time: 16:40
Dimitri Malsam 2 ; 1 Inneon Technologies, Germany;
The design principles and radiation performances of Mikaelian lens 2
Keysight Technologies, Germany
antennas are investigated. An innovative technique to manufacture
EuMC/EuRAD03-01, Time: 09:00
gradient index lenses based on the variation of the foam density is
described and applied to Mikaelian lenses. This yields low cost and In this paper three chipsets for mobile backhaul application in the
lightweight lenses. The radiation performances of a foam-based V and E-band are presented. The chips are fabricated in a 170GHz
planar Mikaelian lens antenna are simulated and measured at 60 fT SiGe production technology and housed in a wafer level package,
GHz. They validate the foam technique and show the potentialities eWLB. The three devices share the same silicon front-end. They
of such lens antennas. show the same size, same architecture, and same pin interface.
Thus, they enable cost ecient system designs from 57 up 86GHz.
A Wideband Variable Width Microstrip Grid Array Moreover, for the rst time, a packaged device is used in those
Antenna wireless applications up to 86GHz. The transceiver chip features a
push-push VCO showing a PNssb lower than -80dBc/Hz at 100kHz
Osama Khan 1 , Juan Pontes 1 , Xuyang Li 1 , Christian oset in the whole frequency range of interest. The NF of the Rx is
Waldschmidt 2 ; 1 Robert Bosch, Germany; 2 Universitt lower than 8dB, including the loss of the package. Supplied with
Ulm, Germany 3.3V, the chip consumes 1.6W in Tx mode and 1.1W in Rx mode.
EuMC/EuRAD02-02, Time: 17:00
A wideband planar microstrip grid array antenna is presented. The
antenna is realized on a standard Rogers RO3003 substrate. It is
fed using two centrally located microstrip vias through a ground

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A 250nm CMOS/LDMOS Pulse-Width Modulator and Design, Development and Calibration of the MWR
Driver for Space-Borne GaN Switch Mode Power Microwave Radiometer Onboard Sentinel-3
Ampliers in P-Band Miguel ngel Palacios Lzaro, Marc Bergad Pujades,
I.S. Ghosh 1 , U. Altmann 1 , O. Kersten 1 , M. Quibeldey 1 , Raquel Gonzlez Sola, Atalfo Gamonal Coto, Jos Luis
R. Follmann 1 , P. Hildenhagen 1 , M. Rittweger 1 , Elisa Garca Fernndez, Yolanda Camacho; Airbus Defence
Cipriani 2 , P. Colantonio 2 , L. Cabria 3 , N. Ayllon 4 , & Space, Spain
Amitabh Chowdhary 4 ; 1 IMST, Germany; 2 Universit di EuMC/EuRAD03-05, Time: 10:20
Roma Tor Vergata, Italy; 3 TTI, Spain; 4 ESA, The The MWR instrument builds, together with the SRAL altimeter, the
Netherlands Sentinel-3 (S3) topography mission in the frame of the EC Coperni-
EuMC/EuRAD03-02, Time: 09:20 cus program. The MWR provides information for tropospheric path
correction of SRAL measurements, and its data can also be used
In this paper, the design of a single-chip RF Pulse-Width Modulator for determining surface emissivity and soil moisture over land, for
and Driver (PWMD) aimed at exciting a 80 W class-E GaN high- surface energy budget investigations and ice characterization. The
power stage at 435 MHz is described. For the required buer size, MWR is a dual frequency Noise Injection Radiometer working at K
avoiding potential ringing of the pulses within the buer structure and Ka band (23.8 & 36.5 GHz) embarking a main reector antenna
presents a major challenge in the design process. Therefore, a and a dual frequency horn for autonomous calibration. This paper
smaller chip capable of driving capacitive loads of up to 5 pF was briey presents the design and development of the MWR, and is
initially designed, fabricated and tested. An approach based on especially focused on the on-ground calibration campaign of the
3D EM simulations was used to validate the test results. Based on radiometer.
the presented results, an enlarged chip able to drive a 80 W GaN
high-power stage is currently being designed.
EuMC/EuRAD04 : Antennas for
QV Band Receiver Converter for Satellite
Communication Applications
Communications Venue: Flavia, 11:20 13:00, Thursday 9th October 2014
D. Apollonio 1 , Sergio Arena 2 , A. Biondi 3 , Tommaso Chair: Marian Wnuk, Military University of Technology
Cavanna 2 , W. Ciccognani 4 , Ernesto Limiti 4 , P. Co-Chair: Arne F. Jacob, Technische Universitt
Hamburg-Harburg, Germany
Ranieri 1 , Francesco Scappaviva 3 , A. Suriani 1 ,
Francesco Vitulli 1 ; 1 Thales Alenia Space, Italy; 2 Wave Small F-gain Printed Slot Antenna for IR-UWB
Advanced Technology Applications, Italy; 3 MEC, Italy; Wireless Sensor Networks Applications
4
Universit di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
EuMC/EuRAD03-03, Time: 09:40 Hamadache Zemmour 1 , Genevive Baudoin 1 , Antoine
Diet 2 ; 1 ESYCOM, France; 2 L2S (UMR 8506), France
A QV band receiver and converter unit, including a novel low noise
MMIC amplier at 50GHz, is being developed under a Contract EuMC/EuRAD04-01, Time: 11:20
with the European Space Agency. This project is aimed both at the This work focuses on antennas for wireless IR-UWB sensor network
development of the basic building blocks for equipments operating (WSN). A novel small (<5cm2 ) planar monopole ultra-wideband
in QV band (LNA and Down converters), and at the fabrication of a (UWB) micro-strip fed antenna is presented. WSN are dicult cases
full receiver prototype, conceived for future satellite communica- for communications, implying the antenna to be adapted to the
tion in this frequency band. At the present status of the project, channel. The rst consideration is the path loss compensation,
the LNA and mixer MMICs have been designed, fabricated and especially for Ultra Wide Band signals. The characterization of
tested showing excellent results, suitable for the application. The the antenna is done in both frequency and time domain and
LNA features a noise gure of 2.0dB at 50 GHz, while the Mixer shows a return loss <10dB from 4.2 to 12.4 GHz (including the
performs an insertion loss of 9dB. 68.5 GHz), delity factors of more than 90% and pulse width
stretch ratio lower than 6%. The antenna transfer function is
Multi-Gigabit Data Transmission at 240GHz with analyzed. It increases with frequency, providing a quasi-constant
Complex Baseband Power Detection transmission channel transfer function (antenna&channel). Return
loss and radiation pattern are depicted. The time domain analysis,
D. Lopez-Diaz 1 , F. Boes 2 , J. Antes 2 , I. Kallfass 2 , S. via Fidelity factor and pulse width Stretch Ratio, conrms its
Koenig 3 , F. Kurz 4 , F. Poprawa 4 , Axel Tessmann 5 , R. non-distortion behavior. The designed antenna has a small size
of 20200.8mm3 , and an omnidirectional radiation pattern over
Henneberger 6 ; 1 Lantiq A, Austria; 2 Universitt
the frequency band considered.
Stuttgart, Germany; 3 KIT, Germany; 4 Siemens,
Germany; 5 Fraunhofer IAF, Germany; 6 Radiometer Compact Dual-Band Circularly Polarized Patch
Physics, Germany Antennas with Small Frequency Ratio
EuMC/EuRAD03-04, Time: 10:00
Stefano Maddio, Alessandro Cidronali, Gianfranco
In this paper, we present the wireless data transmission of incoher-
Manes; Universit di Firenze, Italy
ent non-return to zero on-o keying (NRZ-OOK) signals with a data
EuMC/EuRAD04-02, Time: 11:40
rate of 10 Gbit/s at a carrier frequency of 240 GHz. The transmitter
(Tx) and receiver (Rx) are separated by a distance of 10 m. For a This paper proposes a new design for dual-band Circularly Po-
realistic, incoherent scenario, two independent, unsynchronized larized (CP) microstrip antennas. CP antennas are advantageous
local oscillators (LOs) are used at the transmitter and receiver for indoor communications due to their intrinsic robustness to
side. To recover the baseband signal, the radio frequency (RF) is multipath. In addition, Dual-band operation is another aid for
down-converted to a near zero intermediate frequency (IF) of 200 communication in the sense of recongurability issue.
kHz. A complex power detection is performed on the in-phase (I) The proposed antenna is a disc patch loaded by 2 pairs of parasitic
and quadrature (Q) channels to obtain the amplitude information crown segments, printed on common dielectric substrate and fed
of the transmit signal and hence to recover the sent data. by a coaxial probe. With this design, dual band congurations
with small frequency ratio from 4% to 16% can be exibly
designed, without sacricing the gain. By the means of a paramet-
ric characterization, which serves either as a guideline, and as the
staring point for an extensive optimization, the cases ranging from
2.45/2.55 to 2.45/2.85 GHz are investigated.
The validation of this approach is proven by designing and fabri-
cating a set of prototypes implemented with common low-cost FR4
dielectric substrate. A mean Left Hand CP Gain of 4 dB is measured
at rst operation peak, while a mean of 2.25 dB is found for the

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second peak for all the fabricated congurations. All the peak
resonances shows at least 15 dB of polarization ratio, conrming EuMC/EuRAD05 : Phased Arrays: System
the validity of the proposed design. Aspects
Venue: Giulia, 11:20 13:00, Thursday 9th October 2014
Open-Ended Dielectric-Filled Waveguide Antenna
Chair: Lorenz-Peter Schmidt, FAU Erlangen-Nrnberg, Germany
for Underwater Usage Co-Chair: Giandomenico Amendola, University of Calabria
Michael Sporer, Robert Weigel, Alexander Koelpin; FAU
Erlangen-Nrnberg, Germany Design of a Highly Integrated Ku-Band Planar
EuMC/EuRAD04-03, Time: 12:00 Broadband Phased Array Receiver with Dual
In wireless short-range underwater communication a trend towards Polarization
higher operating frequencies and bandwidth can be noticed in Marc van der Vossen 1 , Gerard Voshaar 1 , Adriaan
order to increase channel capacity and throughput. For launching
Hulzinga 2 , Chris Roelozen 3 , Maikel Iven 4 ; 1 Bruco
electromagnetic waves typically low-directive wire antennas are
employed. In this work a new kind of underwater antenna is Integrated Circuits, The Netherlands; 2 NLR, The
presented for the 2.4GHz industrial, scientic and medical (ISM) Netherlands; 3 Satrax, The Netherlands; 4 Vermeulen
band, based on a dielectric lled open-ended waveguide. The Printservice, The Netherlands
antenna is designed as impedance matching transformer allowing
EuMC/EuRAD05-01, Time: 11:20
a connection of conventional 50 coaxial cables. The measured 10
dB bandwidth in fresh water is approx. 550MHz (22%). Compared A highly integrated Ku-band (10.712.75 GHz) planar phased
to a conventional monopole antenna an increase in receive power array receiver of 64 antenna elements is presented. It features
of approx. 14 dB can be achieved. instantaneous reception of the full Ku-band (2.05 GHz wide) in
two orthogonal polarizations with scan angles up to 75 degrees
Microstrip-Fed Quasi-Yagi Antennas for WLAN by using time delay instead of phase shift. The receiver is part
of a system for satellite reception on board of moving vehicles.
Applications Two SiGe RFICs were developed, packaged in ceramic BGAs and
Mohamad Farran 1 , Daniele Modotto 1 , Stefano assembled onto a 15-layer PCB which integrates the antenna
Boscolo 2 , Andrea Locatelli 1 , Antonio-D. Capobianco 3 , elements. An outline of the system is given along with a detailed
description. It sets a new standard in integration density.
Michele Midrio 2 , Vittorio Ferrari 1 ; 1 Universit di
Brescia, Italy; 2 Universit di Udine, Italy; 3 Universit di Planar Phased Array Antenna for Nomadic Satellite
Padova, Italy Communication in Ka-Band
EuMC/EuRAD04-04, Time: 12:20
I. Nistal-Gonzlez, S. Otto, O. Litschke, A. Bettray, L.
Novel designs of printed quasi-Yagi antennas for the 2.4 GHz
Wunderlich, R. Gieron, M. Wleklinski; IMST, Germany
WLAN band are presented. Unlike existing solutions for this
category of planar antennas, the active element is now conceived EuMC/EuRAD05-02, Time: 11:40
as a monopole: on the one hand this allows for a direct microstrip A planar Ka-Band antenna demonstrator for nomadic satellite com-
feeding, on the other hand the antenna overall size can be reduced munication (satcom) is presented. A hybrid beam steering concept
to less than 0.50.5. Prototypes fabrication and measurements (mechanical/electrical) is proposed and implemented. Here, the
conrm that gains in excess of 5 dB can be obtained and a 50 electrical beam steering (phased array) with its fast response time
impedance matching bandwidth wider than 400 MHz makes the can compensate for mechanical pointing errors and hence, reduce
proposed design robust and compatible with the large variability the accuracy requirements of the mechanical positioning unit.
in the parameters of commercial FR4 substrates. The aperture of the antenna is realized in conventional waveguide
technology with an array of radiating horn elements to achieve
Multibeam Bifocal Reector Antenna Design with an extremely high aperture eciency and radiation eciency.
40 Field of View: A Candidate for High Gain Measurements and simulations show an excellent agreement and
conrm the high radiation eciency. Finally, tests of the complete
Ground Station Application system have been conducted in a life bidirectional satellite link
Andrey N. Plastikov; Moscow Power Engineering scenario.
Institute, Russia
Prototype of 32-Element Horn Antenna Array for
EuMC/EuRAD04-05, Time: 12:40
Imaging Reector Antenna of 21-GHz Band
This paper presents a design of Ku-band multiple beam oset
dual-reector bifocal reector antenna (BFRA) with 40 eld of
Broadcasting Satellite
view (FoV) that is suitable for high gain ground station applica- Masafumi Nagasaka, Susumu Nakazawa, Masashi
tions. BFRA under consideration has a nearly square aperture Kamei, Shoji Tanaka, Tetsuomi Ikeda; NHK, Japan
with dimensions of about 4.5 m (191 wavelengths at a frequency
EuMC/EuRAD05-03, Time: 12:00
of 12.75 GHz) and was designed for required scan angle = 18
using a synthesis procedure proposed recently. Antenna has a A 21-GHz band satellite broadcasting system is being studied
Gregorian-like conguration in the oset vertical plane and a as a means of delivering 8K (Super Hi-Vision), 3DTV, and other
Cassegranian-like conguration in the scanning horizontal plane. advanced forms of broadcasting. We assumed the use of two
A physical optics method is used to calculate the radiation pat- 300-MHz class wideband channels in the 21.4 to 22.0-GHz band
terns. In the case when maximum gain is needed, that is especially and devised an array-fed imaging reector antenna (array-fed
suitable for some receiving-only ground systems, the directivity IRA) to supply enough power for a transponder with such a wide
of BFRA is higher than 53.8 dB and aperture eciency is greater band. The array-fed IRA is an eective means of exploiting limited
than 52% at a frequency of 12.75 GHz within the whole achievable resources because of its ability to control radiation patterns; the
FoV of 40 in the scanning horizontal plane. Such a BFRA design 21-GHz band suers from severe fading due to rain. To conrm the
has FoV equal to 100 beamwidths and theoretically achievable feasibility of the array-fed IRA system, we designed an engineering
minimum angular separation between adjacent beams of about 1 . model of an array-fed IRA for a 21-GHz band broadcasting satellite.
The engineering model has a feed array that consists of 32 horn
antennas. To improve the accuracy of the antennas arrangement,
we combined the 32 horn antennas into one unit. To evaluate
the characteristics of this unit type feed array, we fabricated and
tested a 32-element horn antenna array.

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Simultaneous Beam Steering of Multiple Signals to meet the requirements of eruptive innovations like autonomous
Based on Optical Wavelength Selective Switch driving. The article describes the main challenges, which Daimler
radar researches had to face and their solutions to make Bertha
Giovanni Serano 1 , Marco Presi 1 , Antonio see. It will also outline the remaining challenges for radar research
Malacarne 2 , Paolo Ghel 2 , Claudio Porzi 2 , Antonella and product development.
Bogoni 2 ; 1 Scuola Superiore SantAnna, Italy; 2 CNIT,
Italy Future Trends and Directions in Radar Concerning
EuMC/EuRAD05-04, Time: 12:20 the Application for Autonomous Driving
A novel photonics-based scheme for the independent and si- Christian Waldschmidt 1 , Holger Meinel 2 ; 1 Universitt
multaneous beam steering of multiple RF signals at a wideband Ulm, Germany; 2 Daimler, Germany
phased array antenna is presented. A wavelength selective switch
EuMC/EuRAD06-03, Time: 15:00
is employed both as a wavelength router to feed multiple antenna
elements, and as a tunable phase shifter to independently control The top down approach to derive requirements for future radar
the phase of each signal at any antenna element. In the experiment, sensors for autonomous driving is due to its complexity hardly pos-
two signals at 12.5GHz and 37.5GHz are simultaneously fed to sible. Thus this paper presents the bottom up approach and shows
the four output ports of the wavelength selective switch with future trends and directions of automotive radar development.
independent and tunable phase shifts, emulating the independent This overview paper focusses on functional and non-functional
steering of two signals in a four-element phased-array antenna. aspects, whereas technological trends are only treated very shortly.
The results conrm the precision and exibility of the proposed
scheme. The Vision of Automated Driving: What is it Good
for? Answers from Society with Economical and
Correction of Polarization Error in Scanned Array
Organizational Perspectives
Weather Radar Antennas
Bela Peterson; Consulting4Drive, Germany
C. Pang 1 , Peter Hoogeboom 2 , Herman Russchenberg 2 , EuMC/EuRAD06-04, Time: 15:20
T. Wang 1 , J. Dong 1 , X. Wang 1 ; 1 NUDT, China;
2 This contribution has the purpose of understanding the conse-
Technische Universiteit Delft, The Netherlands quences of automated driving, e.g. resulting from new forms of
EuMC/EuRAD05-05, Time: 12:40 man-machine interaction (driver vehicle). While a combination
In this paper, the polarization error correction of dual-polarized of several components such as radar, lidar, camera, sensor with
planar scanned array weather radar in alternately transmitting software and existing data (e.g. maps) already enables vehicles
and simultaneously receiving (ATSR) mode is analyzed. A method to drive autonomously today, this article will discuss the eects
based on point correction and a method taking the complete on society (e.g. new and safe mobility concepts), with economic
array patterns into account are discussed. To analyze their per- (e.g. new business models) and organizational (understanding the
formances, a linear error model is presented and a Monte-Carlo paradigm change triggered by new vehicles) perspectives. The
simulation procedure is developed. The simulation results show focus is on analyzing high degrees of automation (driverless and
that, since only the information at the beam direction is used, the highly automated), which allow vehicles to be driven for example
cross-polar measurements of point correction method degrade by autopilot. The approach is triangulate, using qualitative and
with the beam scanning while the second method can eectively quantitative sources (secondary data). Finally, statements will be
overcome this deciency. elaborated and justied.

EuMC/EuRAD06 : Special Session on EuMC/EuRAD07 : Phased Arrays:


Autonomous Driving: Status-Quo and the Components
Next Generation of Automotive RADAR Venue: Giulia, 14:20 16:00, Thursday 9th October 2014
Venue: Flavia, 14:20 16:00, Thursday 9th October 2014 Chair: Marco Martorella, Universit di Pisa, Italy
Co-Chair: Heinz-Peter Feldle, Airbus Defence and Space
Chair: Holger Meinel, Daimler, Germany
Co-Chair: Enzo Dalle Mese, CNIT-RaSS
A Low Power K- and Ka-band Receiver for
Radar Contribution to Highly Automated Driving Beamforming Applications
Juergen Dickmann, Nils Appenrodt, Hans-Ludwig Suman P. Sah, Deukhyoun Heo; Washington State
Bloecher, C. Brenk, Thomas Hackbarth, Markus Hahn, University, USA
Jens Klappstein, Marc Muntzinger, Alfons Sailer; EuMC/EuRAD07-01, Time: 14:20

Daimler, Germany A K- and Ka-band RF phase-shifting receiver for beamforming


EuMC/EuRAD06-01, Time: 14:20 applications is presented in this paper. Wideband design is carried
out to enable a single chip solution resulting in high-data rate
Over the last years, radar based driver assistance and active communications. The receiver chain consists of a low noise am-
safety systems have found wide spread application in nearly all plier (LNA) followed by a 3-bit variable gain amplier (VGA) and
vehicle brands all over the world. With the market introduction of a 4-bit phase shifter (PS). Resistive feedback emitter degenerated
the 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class vehicle equipped with six radar series peaked rst stage and split-inductor peaked loading is used
sensors covering the vehicles environment 360 in the near and to achieve wideband gain and noise matching in LNA. A novel
far range, autonomous driving has become a reality even in low quadrature phase-shifter with inductive load is proposed based
speed highway scenarios. This paves the way for a fast evolution of on a thorough analysis of the eect of loading conditions on
highly automated driving that also will extend to rural and urban quadrature accuracy. The proposed receiver is fabricated in 0.18
trac situations. One big straight ahead was made in August 2013. m SiGe BiCMOS process and occupies an area of 1.4 0.34 mm2 .
A Mercedes-Benz S-Class vehicle Mercedes-internally called The receiver shows a measured peak gain of 23 dB at 20 GHz
Bertha drove completely autonomously for about 100 km from and a gain atness of within 1.25 dB/GHz. The receiver shows a
Mannheim to Pforzheim, Germany. It followed the well-known minimum noise gure of 6.8 dB and achieves an input P1dB of
historic Bertha Benz Memorial Route. This was done on the basis -21 dBm at 26 GHz. The receiver exhibits a 4-bit phase shifting
of one stereo vision system, eight serial radar sensors and a huge capability with rms phase error within 917.5 and rms gain error
amount of radar based innovative perception algorithms. These within 12.5 dB from 2035 GHz. The total power consumption of
new algorithms taking into account that urban scenarios are the receiver is just 53.8 mW.
characterized by dramatic shorter reaction and observation times,
shorter mean free distances, a 360 interaction zone and a large
variety of object types to be considered. Automotive radar has
been the backbone of driver assistance systems and the innovation
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A 57-to-64GHz Ultra-Compact 0.027mm2 Reection


Type Phase Shifter with Low Insertion Loss EuMC/EuRAD08 : High-Resolution
1 2
Wei-Tsung Li , Ming-Hang Wu , Jen-Hao Cheng , 2 FMCW/SFCW Radars
Tian-Wei Huang 2 ; 1 ITRI, Taiwan; 2 National Taiwan Venue: Hortensia, 14:20 16:00, Thursday 9th October 2014
Chair: Oleg Krasnov, Technische Universiteit Delft, The
University, Taiwan Netherlands
EuMC/EuRAD07-02, Time: 14:40 Co-Chair: Luc Vignaud, ONERA
An ultra-compact reection-type phase shifter (RTPS) with more
than 190 continuous phase shift and low insertion loss using A 240GHz Circular Polarized FMCW Radar Based on
90-nm CMOS process is demonstrated in this paper. Two circuit a SiGe Transceiver with a Lens-Integrated On-Chip
implementation techniques are employed: LC-type reection loads
with switches and 3-dB quadrature coupler. First, the LC-type Antenna
reection loads with switches have been proposed to alleviate the Konstantin Statnikov 1 , Neelanjan Sarmah 1 , Janusz
issue of quality factor. Second, the 3-dB quadrature coupler is
Grzyb 1 , Stefan Malz 1 , Bernd Heinemann 2 , Ullrich R.
designed with broadside couple to reduce chip size and enhance
couple factor. Measurements show signal losses of 9.3dB1.5dB Pfeier 1 ; 1 Bergische Universitt Wuppertal, Germany;
2
including pad loss, loss atness of 0.9 dB, and a more than 190 IHP, Germany
continuously tunable range across 5764 GHz with 0-mW dc power EuMC/EuRAD08-01, Time: 14:20
consumption. To the best of our knowledge, the proposed phase
A 240 GHz monostatic circular polarized SiGe FMCW radar sys-
shifter has the smallest die size of 0.027 mm2 , among all reported
tem based on a transceiver chip with a single on-chip antenna
V-band CMOS phase shifter, which is important for a multi-way
is presented. The radar transceiver front-end is implemented
phased-array system.
in a low-cost 0.13-m SiGe HBT technology version with cut-
o frequencies fT /fmax of 300/450 GHz. The transmit block
Novel Phase Dierence Control Technique of comprises a wideband x16 frequency multiplier chain, a 3-stage
Fractional-N PLL Synthesizers by Shifting the LE PA, while the receive block consists of an LNA, a fundamental
Signals Synchronized with a Reference Signal quadrature down-conversion mixer, and a 3-stage PA to drive the
mixer. A dierential branch line coupler, and a dierential dual
Yusuke Kitsukawa, Hideyuki Nakamizo, Kazunari polarized on-chip antenna complete the transceiver architecture.
Kihira, Hiroyuki Mizutani, Kenichi Tajima, Kenji All building blocks are implemented fully dierential. The use of
Kawakami; Mitsubishi Electric, Japan a single antenna in the circular polarized radar transceiver leads
EuMC/EuRAD07-03, Time: 15:00 to compact size and high sensitivity. The measured peak radiated
power from the Si-lens equipped radar module is +3 dBm (EIRP)
This paper proposes a novel phase control technique of microwave at 236 GHz. The operational bandwidth of the radar transceiver
signals using a Fractional-N PLL (F-PLL) synthesizer. In the pro- is 60 GHz around the center frequency of 240 GHz. After system
posed F-PLL synthesizers, a cyclic shift of the control data of calibration a range resolution of 3.65 mm is achieved, which is only
the frequency divider (FD) is controllable by the Load Enable (LE) 21% above the theoretical limit.
signals. LE is a standard signal implemented with a commercial PLL
IC. Therefore, a phase control is possible without using the PLL IC 122GHz Single-Chip Dual-Channel SMD Radar
having a dedicated control circuit. Thus, the proposed technique Sensor with Integrated Antennas for Distance and
is eective for cost reduction of active phased array antenna Angle Measurements
(APAA) equipment. The proposed technique was conrmed by
measurement with C-Band F-PLL synthesizers. The measured Mekdes Gebresilassie Girma 1 , Juergen Hasch 1 , Markus
phase dierence error from a designed value is 2 or less. Gonser 1 , Yaoming Sun 2 , Thomas Zwick 3 ; 1 Robert
Bosch, Germany; 2 HK Microsystem Integration, China;
Fiber-Optic System for Local-Oscillator Signal 3
KIT, Germany
Distribution in Active Phased Arrays EuMC/EuRAD08-02, Time: 14:40
A. Chizh, S. Malyshev; NASB, Belarus This paper presents a single-chip, dual-channel Surface-Mounted-
EuMC/EuRAD07-04, Time: 15:20 Device (SMD) radar sensor with two integrated on-chip antennas
In this paper, the ber-optic system with all-optical gain for operating at D-band. The design comprises of a fully integrated
local-oscillator (LO) signal distribution in the frequency range from transceiver circuit with quasi-monostatic architecture and a 60
2 to 20 GHz between 64 sub-arrays (channels) in active phased GHz push-push voltage-controlled-oscillator (VCO) that operates
arrays via ber-optic cables is presented. The channel noise and between 114 GHz and 124 GHz. All analog building blocks have
gain of the distribution system and relative phase drift between digital-control interfaces and are controlled via a serial-peripheral-
the channels are studied theoretically and experimentally. interface (SPI) to reduce the number of bond-pads and facilitate the
communication between digital processor and analogue building
blocks. The two electromagnetically coupled patch antennas are
A Compact Phase-Shifting Unit for Phased Array
placed on the top of the die with 9-dBi gain and have a simulated
Antennas eciency of 60%. The chip consumes 450mW and is wire-bonded
Can Ding 1 , Y. Jay Guo 2 , Pei-Yuan Qin 2 , Yintang in an open-lid 5mm 5mm quad-at no-leads (QFN) package.
Appropriate signal processing for the estimation of range, and
Yang 1 ; 1 Xidian University, China; 2 CSIRO, Australia azimuth angle in multiple object situation is presented.
EuMC/EuRAD07-05, Time: 15:40
A compact recongurable defected microstrip structure (RDMS) Low Cost Low Power 24GHz FMCW Radar
unit is proposed for phase shifters used in phased array antennas. Transceiver for Indoor Presence Detection
The RDMS unit can introduce a phase shift when working in two
E.M. Suijker, R.J. Bolt, M. van Wanum, M.
dierent states. The performance of the RDMS unit, including the
phase shift and insertion loss, is found to have closely correlations van Heijningen, A.P.M. Maas, Frank E. van Vliet; TNO,
with some key dimensions, which is elucidated using equations and The Netherlands
simulations. A RDMS unit with optimized dimensions is fabricated EuMC/EuRAD08-03, Time: 15:00
as an example, and measured to have a phase shift of 20 at 5.2
In this paper a rst time right 24 GHz FMCW radar transceiver is
GHz. Then, two of such RDMS units are cascaded, resulting in a
presented. The MMIC has a low power consumption of 86 mW and
1-bit phase shifter which has a doubled phase shift but smaller
an output power of -10 dBm. Due to the integrated IF amplier, the
insertion loss. The proposed phase shifter is compact, low cost,
conversion gain of the receiver is 51 dB and the base band signals
and easy to be fabricated and integrated in microstrip systems.
are directly processed with an ADC. The developed antenna is a
Therefore, it oers a low-cost and low-prole solution to phase
PCB dipole array with 10 dBi gain. Together with a commercial
shifts in phased array antennas.
microcontroller this results in a small presence detection sensor
required for future intelligent LED lighting systems.

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FMCW Radar Ramp Leakage Compensation via Adaptive Frequency Selective Surface Design
Closed Loop DC Correction Chenggang Zhang, Qiang Zhang; NRIET, China
Dieter Genschow; IHP, Germany EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-03, Time: 13:00
EuMC/EuRAD08-04, Time: 15:20 Adaptive Frequency Selective Surfaces (FSS) has been investigated
This paper describes a novel method for compensating ramp in this paper. Diodes are loaded on the FSS periodic units. Trans-
leakage in frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) radar mission and reection of the adaptive FSS can be switched by
applications that is not canceled by deramping. With a closed diodes controlled by electric signal. The real experimental data of
loop compensation algorithm it is possible to increase the signal the adaptive FSS indicates that the bandwidth of the adaptive FSS
to leakage ratio of common single chip FMCW radars by orders of with transmission above 80% can get to 5%.
magnitude in ideal situations. The loop consists of a DC-coupled
FMCW radar frontend including a baseband amplier, analog Orthogonal Wideband (DC-10GHz)
to digital converter (ADC), the DC-component of a Fast Fourier Microstrip-to-Microstrip Transition Using Flexible
Transform (FFT), a digital to analog converter (DAC) and an active LCP Interconnects
oset compensation for the baseband amplier. The resulting gain
in signal quality can be used to decrease the total system cost by Dylan McQuaide, Wasif T. Khan, Luca Guidoni,
use of cheaper ADCs, decrease the complexity of signal processing Massimo Ruzzene, John Papapolymerou; Georgia
or decrease the false alarm rate. Other advantages of this system
Institute of Technology, USA
include treatment of the frontend as black box, high congurability
of the baseband frequency response curve and decreased noise EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-04, Time: 13:00
oor. This paper presents an orthogonal, broadband microstrip-to-
microstrip RF transition at the board level. The transition was
A Compact Nonlinear-Transmission-Line-Based achieved by bonding a single metal trace fabricated on Rogers
mm-Wave SFCW Imaging Radar Ultralam 3850 Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) substrate to microstrip
lines made on RO3003 substrates. 3D FEM simulations in Ansoft
Karam Noujeim 1 , Greg Malysa 2 , Afshin Babveyh 2 , HFSS and measured data show that S21 for this transition is less
Amin Arbabian 2 ; 1 Anritsu, USA; 2 Stanford University, than 1 dB over a wide range of frequencies from DC-9.5 GHz. The
USA insertion loss per unit length remains below 0.5 dB/cm below
approximately 10 GHz.
EuMC/EuRAD08-05, Time: 15:40
This paper presents the results of initial measurements collected Slotted Ground Transmission Line
using a compact 60 GHz stepped-frequency continuous-wave
(SFCW) imaging radar based on nonlinear transmission lines Raihan Raque; Ericsson Modem, Sweden
(NLTLs), and driving a pair of dual-waveguide-fed horn antennas. EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-05, Time: 13:00
A range resolution of 2.22 cm is achieved using a bandwidth of Here a method to design transmission lines with controlled char-
over 6.5 GHz, and synthetic focusing is applied to achieve an acteristic impedance in the highly dense design requirement is
azimuth resolution of 1 cm with mechanical scanning. The system presented. In this method a transmission line is designed as
demonstrates imaging of multiple targets obscured by a large a slow-wave synthetic line by repeatedly disturbing either the
non-metallic interface (cardboard). signal or the return current by adding slots in the grounds over or
under the line of interest. To verify the method we have designed
EuMC/EuRAD Poster : EuMC/EuRAD Poster and fabricated transmission lines with slots in groundplane and
compared them with a typical coplanar strip line in the same
Session process. Both types of transmission lines are having same width
Venue: Exhibition Hall, 10:00 17:30, Thursday 9th October 2014 and length in same metal layer. However unlike the typical design,
Chair: Elisa Giusti, Universit di Pisa, Italy the slotted-ground transmission requires no additional metal
Co-Chair: Sonia Tomei, Universit di Pisa, Italy layer. From the measurement results, the slotted transmission
lines reached the targeted impedance of approximately 50 Ohm
Comparison of Clutter Cancelation Methods for and shows same level of loss of 0.8 dB and cross coupling to a
Code Division Multiplex System in the Presence of common microstrip line of -78 dB at 2 GHz as of the typical design.
Targets
Wireless Interconnects by Using Printed Antennas
Petra Cabalkova 1 , David Kubal 1 , Martin Pelant 1 , for Inter-Chip Communications in PCB Context
Radek Plsek 1 , Vojtech Stejskal 1 , Radek Balada 2 ; 1 ERA,
Pierre Marie Martin, Thierry Le Gouguec, Najib Mahdi;
Czech Republic; 2 Brno University of Technology, Czech
Universit Europenne de Bretagne, France
Republic EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-06, Time: 13:00
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-01, Time: 13:00
This paper presents an implementation study of a wireless commu-
This paper describes dierent clutter cancelation techniques used nication network in Printed Circuit Board (PCB) context. First, we
for bistatic noise radars. Two widely used optimal methods are point out the needs and the constraints in term of communication
mentioned and two suboptimal methods are introduced. The two for a Wireless Interconnect Network-on-Board (WiNoB). Then, we
suboptimal methods were developed for multistatic system work- present the electrical characteristics of the chosen dipole and
ing in code division multiplex. Methods comparison is performed Vivaldi antennas for the achievement of a 10 GHz demonstrator.
on the simulated (zero-Doppler) clutter in the presence of targets. Finally, using measurements and EM simulations, we evaluate the
transmission between two antennas on a PCB substrate and we
Doppler Analysis and Modeling of Complex Motions mainly present the results with Vivaldi antennas. We also study
in Layered Media the eect on the transmission of various obstacles, as integrated
components, lines, grids.
Andreas R. Diewald; Hochschule Trier, Germany
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-02, Time: 13:00 Terahertz and Millimetre Wave Imaging for Wall
In this paper the author report about a comprehensive physical Painting Investigation
analysis of the Doppler eect of electromagnetic waves. The paper
contains two parts: An analytical description of one dimensional K. Fukunaga 1 , Y. Kohdzuma 2 , M. Picollo 3 , E.
(1-D) wave propagation in layered media with moving boundaries Giovenale 4 , A. Doria 4 , G.P. Gallerano 4 ; 1 NICT, Japan;
2
and an approximate method to calculate backscattered signals NNRICP, Japan; 3 CNR-IFAC, Italy; 4 ENEA, Italy
from moving objects of arbitrary shape with the help of full wave EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-07, Time: 13:00
simulations of motionless, stationary objects. Every approach is
compared with each other. The Terahertz imaging technique was applied to observe the
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revealed the eect of the particle size of llers and the possibility Over the Horizon Maritime Surveillance Capability
of internal interface observation by the THz pulse-echo imaging. of DVB-T Based Passive Radar
D. Langellotti 1 , F. Colone 1 , P. Lombardo 1 , E. Tilli 2 , M.
Very High Resolution Radar at 300GHz
Sedehi 2 , A. Farina 2 ; 1 Universit di Roma La
Michael Caris 1 , Stephan Stanko 1 , Alfred Wahlen 1 , Sapienza, Italy; 2 Selex ES, Italy
Rainer Sommer 1 , Jrn Wilcke 1 , Nils Pohl 1 , Arnulf EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-12, Time: 13:00
Leuther 2 , Axel Tessmann 2 ; 1 Fraunhofer FHR, In this paper we explore the maritime surveillance capabilities of
Germany; 2 Fraunhofer IAF, Germany the Digital Video Broadcasting Terrestrial (DVB-T) based Passive
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-08, Time: 13:00 Bistatic Radar. Specically we investigate the possibility to detect
In this paper the setup and measurements of a high resolution and localize vessels beyond the territorial waters since this repre-
millimeter wave FMCW radar is presented. The system is operated sents a valuable characteristic for border security applications. The
at 300 GHz providing a maximum bandwidth of more than 40 results are reported for the extended data acquisition campaign
GHz leading to a range resolution of 3.7 mm. The capability of carried out in Leghorn (Italy). The low carrier frequency of the
the radar has been investigated in ISAR measurements by means exploited waveforms is experimentally shown to allow maritime
of a turntable. The presented results demonstrate the high image target detection at a distance from the coast much greater than the
quality and the richness of details up to a distance of 140 m. normal line-of-sight horizon.
With its excellent performance, the system covers a wide range of
applications in the security and safety sector. Fusing Gaussian Mixtures in Bayesian Graphs for
Tracking
An Optimised Processor for FMCW Radar Francesco Castaldo, Amedeo Buonanno, Francesco A.N.
Tim Styles, Leon Wildman; AptCore, UK Palmieri; Seconda Universit di Napoli, Italy
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-09, Time: 13:00 EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-13, Time: 13:00
This paper presents a digital signal processor architecture opti- The task of tracking multiple moving targets in cluttered areas is
mized for FMCW radar systems, as used in automotive, security tackled in this paper with a probabilistic tracker based on graphs.
and surveillance applications. The novel architecture is described, Heterogeneous information coming from generic sensors as radars,
along with the size, power consumption and performance for cameras, etc., are fused into a factor graph structure, with belief
key radar processing operations. Architecture features include messages that carry both the value and the reliability of the data.
a exible compute unit optimized for FFT operations and a Data from the sensory and the tracking model are represented as
two-dimensional register le. An FPGA implementation of the Gaussian mixtures, that are scaled and pruned in order to keep
processor is used to demonstrate range-Doppler processing in down the tracker computational load. The system is modular and
real-time. quite suitable for trac monitoring of crowded and busy areas,
where sensors are often replaced and/or only partially available.
A Procedure to Improve the Detection Rate in Radar The framework has been tested by tracking moving objects with
Systems with an Electronically-Scanned Antenna synthetic data coming from a simulator of realistic trajectories and
sensors.
Angelo Aprile 1 , Emanuele Grossi 2 , Marco Lops 2 , Luca
Venturino 2 ; 1 Selex ES, Italy; 2 Universit di Cassino e Receivers Topology Optimization of the Combined
del Lazio Meridionale, Italy Active and WiFi-Based Passive Radar Network
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-10, Time: 13:00
I.M. Ivashko, Oleg A. Krasnov, Alexander G. Yarovoy;
We investigate a search-and-revisit scanning policy for a surveil- Technische Universiteit Delft, The Netherlands
lance radar system equipped with an electronically scanned
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-14, Time: 13:00
antenna. In the search phase, the antenna beam rotates to il-
luminate the monitored area, and all returns exceeding a given This paper focuses on the accuracy analysis of the combined active
threshold are immediately declared as detections. Then, a subset and WiFi-based passive radar network. The Cramr-Rao Lower
of ambiguous (namely, close enough but not exceeding the detec- Bound is used as an accuracy metric. It is shown that localization
tion threshold) returns are revisited to take the nal decision. The performance of the active radar network can be improved with
revisit phase introduces additional degrees of freedom, which can exploitation of the signals from passive bistatic WiFi radars. This
be exploited to improve the detection rate, dened as the average makes reasonable to use information from passive and active
number of detections per minute generated by a target. Numerical radars simultaneously in order to enhance system localization
examples are provided to assess the performance of the proposed capability. Sparsity-based algorithm is applied to nd optimum
scanning policy. geometry of the WiFi receivers at the xed positions of the WiFi
access points and active radars.
An Application of Track-Before-Detect to Sea-Clutter
Rejection: Experimental Results Based on Real Data Observations and Modeling of Fog by Cloud Radar
1 2 2 and Optical Sensors
Angelo Aprile , Emanuele Grossi , Marco Lops , Luca
Venturino 2 ; 1 Selex ES, Italy; 2 Universit di Cassino e Yunlong Li, Peter Hoogeboom, Herman Russchenberg;
del Lazio Meridionale, Italy Technische Universiteit Delft, The Netherlands
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-11, Time: 13:00 EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-15, Time: 13:00

In this paper, we illustrate a practical application of the detection Fog is a signicant factor aecting the public trac because
architecture proposed in [1], [2], where a track-before-detect pro- visibility is reduced to a large extent. Therefore the determination
cessor elaborates the plot-lists provided on a scan-by-scan basis by of optical visibility in fog from radar instruments has received
the detector and plot-extractor of a radar system. Results based much interest. To observe fog with radar, high frequency bands
on a real acquisition from a ground-based sea-search radar are (millimeter waves) have the best option. A 35 GHz cloud radar
presented and discussed. This experimental study, which com- at the Cabauw Experimental Site for Atmospheric Research in the
plements the previous theoretical and numerical analysis, shows Netherlands has been used to make fog measurements in the fog
that the detection scheme proposed in [1], [2] is highly eective in mode. Meanwhile, in-situ visibility sensors (Biral SWS-100) and
reducing sea-clutter and readily implementable in existing radar FSSP (Forward Scattering Spectrometer Probe) installed on a mast
systems. at Cabauw are also in use which provide visibility and drop size
distribution (DSD) respectively. The synergy of remote sensing
instruments at Cabauw is an essential prerequisite for fog obser-
vations. A fog case is analyzed in terms of the relations between
radar reectivity, visibility, liquid water content, and eective
radius which depend on the DSD. In this paper, the modeling of
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and is compared with the fog measurements. The results indicate printing, containing primary parameters, is created. Determination
the reliability of the model. and decomposition of signal in case of M-ary Frequency Shift
Keying intra-pulse modulation (M-FSKIM) in the recent hardware
First Investigations on Inuence of Resolution Cell implementation of ELINT receivers is dicult to achieve. In this
Size for Monitoring Bare Agricultural Soil by Using paper, the principle of unknown radar signals with M-FSKIM
decomposition by new approach in signal analysis is described.
Ground Based SAR (PoSAR) System Measurements The proposed method is based on subspectral decomposition
Sophie Allain, Stphane Mric, Hongquan Wang, Eric method. The subspectral decomposition method principle and
results of modeling and simulation of M-FSKIM signal processing
Pottier; IETR, France
and decomposition are presented.
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-16, Time: 13:00
The objective of this study is to evaluate the inuence of resolution Multidimensional Spectral Analysis for Radar Target
cell size of a SAR image for bare agricultural soil monitoring. In Parameter Estimation: Survey and Benchmarks
order to achieve this objective, we propose to use Ground Based
(GB) SAR experiments, in which the specic levels of surface rough- Roland Gierlich; Airbus Defence & Space, Germany
ness and soil moisture are set deliberately. In these investigations, EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-20, Time: 13:00
we propose to study the backscattering coecients HH , HV for
Most state-of-the-art radar processors are based on sequential,
dierent surface roughness values regarding multi-resolution. The
one-dimensional signal processing stages. In this paper we in-
results we obtained with our GB-SAR system (called PoSAR for
vestigate the suitability of modern multidimensional spectral
Pocket SAR) are in agreement with previous experiments on indoor
analysis methods for the estimation of radar target parameters.
SAR measurements (JRC dataset).
A short survey of both classical and more advanced high- and
superresolution multidimensional spectrum estimation techniques
CW Radar for Monitoring Water-to-Cellular Concrete like 2D-AR, 2D-Capon, and 2D-MUSIC is given. The performance of
Kamel Haddadi, Tuami Lasri; IEMN, France these techniques is evaluated by systematic benchmarks, including
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-17, Time: 13:00 sensitivity towards noise, spectral resolution, high signal dynamics,
and multi-tone capacity. The benchmark results are assessed with
The physical deterioration of concrete structures is mainly caused regard to joint spatial and temporal radar parameter estimation.
by their moisture content. Consequently, methods dedicated to
contactless, non-destructive and real-time monitoring of moisture
The Systolic Design of Two-Dimensional and
content levels are required to control the deterioration of buildings.
In this study, we propose an instrument integrating the hardware Multidimensional Lattice Filters for Space-Time
and software resources suited for the evaluation of the moisture Signal Processing
content according to these requirements. The technique proposed
is based on the measurement versus time of the reection coe-
Andrii V. Semeniaka, David I. Lekhovytskiy, Dmytro S.
cient of a moist sample by means of a monostatic radar build up Rachkov; KhNURE, Ukraine
with a home-made network analyzer connected to a horn antenna. EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-21, Time: 13:00
Experiments are conducted at the test frequency of 2.45 GHz to In this paper we consider multidimensional lattice lters (LF)
determine the concrete moisture content. which are based on generalized block both algorithm and factoriza-
tion of Levinson for various STAP applications with signals block
Comparative Study of Ship Detection Techniques in representation. We unmask the specicity of matrix parameters of
TerraSAR-X Images multidimensional LF and show the feasibility and appropriateness
of their practical implementation on the basis of one-dimensional
J. Martn-de-Nicols, D. Mata-Moya, M.P.
LF, which are simpler.
Jarabo-Amores, N. del-Rey-Maestre, V.M.
Pelez-Snchez; Universidad de Alcal, Spain Time Domain Evaluation for Synthetic Aperture
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-18, Time: 13:00 Radar (SAR) Data Compression
Ship detection is nowadays quite an important issue in tasks Navneet Agrawal 1 , K. Venugopalan 2 ; 1 MPUAT, India;
related to sea trac control, shery management and ship search 2
and rescue. Although it has traditionally been carried out by MLSU, India
patrol ships or aircrafts, coverage and weather conditions can EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-22, Time: 13:00
become a problem. Synthetic aperture radars can surpass these Data compression is required to optimally use the bandwidth in
coverage limitations and work under any climatological condition. space borne radars. In the present paper we have developed a
Three ship detectors are studied and compared in this paper. The time domain data compression technique and observed that the
Double Parameter Model, a CFAR technique with a three ring setup phase information of the compressed data is preserved to the
where sea clutter can be modeled in the outer ring, the SUMO great extent. The quality of the reconstructed data is compared
detector, proposed by the Joint Research Centre and also based in terms of the important performance evaluation parameters like
on CFAR techniques, and nally the Rice detector, that highlights signal to noise ratio (SNR), standard deviation of the phase (PSD),
the dierence between dominant coherent scatterers such as mean phase error (MPE) and the compression ratio (CR). The time
ships and incoherent received signal in the Rice image domain. domain magnitude-phase algorithm (BMPQ) is compared with that
Four aspects will be taken into account in order to evaluate the of Block Adaptive Quantization (BAQ) algorithm. The evaluation
performance of the detectors: detection rate, false alarm rate, ship procedure is carried out in two domains, raw data domain and
characterization accuracy and processing time. While the Double image domain. Numerical experiments were carried out using
Parameter Model attains good results in terms of both detection ERS-2 satellite data supplied by European Space Agency (ESA)
and false alarm rates, it is the Rice detector the one that stands out showing that amplitude-phase algorithm provides us with more
in every single category. Compression Ratio (CR) choices than BAQ and for certain CR, MP
algorithm provides at least one choice whose performance is better
Subspectral Method in M-FSK Signal Processing than or equal to that of BAQ. These two algorithms neither aect
spatial resolution nor generate geometric distortion. Both of them
Zdenek Matousek, Jan Ochodnicky, Marian Babjak, Jan
have only a little eect on radiometric resolution.
Kurty; AOS, Slovak Republic
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-19, Time: 13:00 Long Time Coherent Integration Method for
A modern pulse radar uses more and more complex waveforms. Frequency Agile Radar
Some waveforms are developed intentionally to make their in-
terception almost impossible or jamming resistant. The main Dinghe Wang, Qinglong Bao, Zhaodong Niu, Zengping
distinctive features of radar signal are hidden in its intra-pulse Chen; NUDT, China
structure. The intra-pulse modulation analysis of a detected EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-24, Time: 13:00
signal is the major task of ELINT/ESM systems, too. As a result of
Aiming at the de-correlation eect of echo phase in frequency
measurement, for each pulse specic description, so called nger
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time integration, the Frequency Agile Coherent Radon Transform Software Dened Radio for Prole Reconstruction in
(FA-CRT) is proposed to realize long time coherent integration for Forward Scatter Radar
FAR. Firstly, the FAR echo model of moving target is established.
Secondly, the FA-CRT method is brought forth. Finally, a numerical
Stanislav Hristov, Liam Daniel, Marina Gashinova;
experiment is designed to verify the performance of FA-CRT in University of Birmingham, UK
long time coherent integration. EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-30, Time: 13:00
In this paper we present research on the feasibility of the USRP
ISAR Scale Method for Targets with Non-Uniform devices to be used in the domain of Forward Scatter Radar (FSR).
Rotation System design and implementation of software dened radio hard-
ware for FSR with both quadrature Doppler channels are presented.
Qiang Li, Linlin Du, Junhu Wang; Beijing Institute of Experimental conguration for a number of frequencies (4.2 GHz,
System Engineering, China 3.5 GHz, 2.1 GHz, 1.192 GHz) are discussed and some technical
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-25, Time: 13:00 issues are highlighted. It is shown that performance of software
Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar (ISAR) image cross-range dimen- dened radio radar satises the requirements for the accurate
sion estimation for non-uniform rotating targets is studied in this estimation of complex Doppler signal, which is compulsory for the
paper. For swaying ships or maneuvering targets, the rotation target prole reconstruction in FSR.
angular velocity and acceleration cause the phase polynomial
relating to the cross position, range position, angular velocity Digital Frequency Discriminator (DFD) Error
and acceleration. Therefore the rst three coecients of phase Improvement by LO Leakage Compensation
polynomial need to be estimated for cross-range dimension estima-
tion. Signals of scatters in one range cell have dierent frequency
Won Choi 1 , Won Sang Jo 1 , Dae Kil Park 2 , Kyung Heon
modulations, so the scatters must be separated before the third Koo 2 ; 1 Victek, Korea; 2 Incheon National University,
coecient estimation. The FRFT and CPF methods are used for Korea
coecients estimation, and simulation results corroborate the EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-31, Time: 13:00
validity.
This paper has presented the design of some phase correlators
for two digital frequency discriminators (DFDs) of which oper-
Cylindrical Array as a Means of the Clutter ation is over the 2.0 to 6.0 GHz, or 6.0 to 18.0 GHz frequency
Suppression via Scanning Acceleration and range in electronic warfare system. The accuracy of frequency
Space-Time Signal Processing discrimination according to the isolation of correlator mixer are
analyzed, and it is shown that LO-RF isolation has much eect on
Anatoly D. Pluzhnikov, Elena N. Pribludova, frequency discrimination error by deriving some analytic equations
Alexander G. Ryndyk; NNSTU, Russia relating the LO-RF isolation and phase performance. We propose a
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-26, Time: 13:00 novel method of phase sector compensation in order to improve
In conjunction with the problem of the target extraction from frequency discriminating error. The phase error of the designed
clutter with quasi-continuous radiation, the analysis of the space- phase correlator is RMS 4.57 and the frequency accuracy is 0.95
time radar signal processing was performed. The analysis was MHz over the 2.06.0 GHz. Over the 6.018.0 GHz range, the phase
performed for the case of non-isotropic array elements. The error is 4.81 , RMS and discrimination accuracy is 1.49 MHz, RMS.
calculation results of the optimized receiving antenna pattern
and the attained signal-to-noise ratio for the conrmation of the Microwave Fiber Optic Link Linearization by
cylindrical array system eciency at high azimuth scanning rate Design-Oriented Analytic Model
(i.e., scanning acceleration compared to the traditional rate values)
are given.
P. Monsurr 1 , P. Tommasino 1 , A. Triletti 1 , G.
Locatelli 2 , A. Vannucci 2 ; 1 Universit di Roma La
Circularly Polarized Quadrilar Helix Array Using a Sapienza, Italy; 2 Linkra, Italy
Sequentially Rotated Feed Network EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-32, Time: 13:00

Christos Kalialakis 1 , Ana Collado 2 , Apostolos An analytic design-oriented model of microwave optical link has
been developed. The core of the model is the non-linear and
Georgiadis 2 ; 1 Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, noise model of a Mach-Zehnder LiNbO3 interferometer. Dierent
Greece; 2 CTTC, Spain linearized microwave links, based on the use of an auxiliary modu-
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-28, Time: 13:00 lator, have been designed by using the proposed model: signicant
A circularly polarized 22 antenna array suitable for portable improvement of the 3rd -order intermodulation attenuation has
L-band satellite data terminals is presented. The array is composed been measured on a lab test bed.
of short resonant quadrilar helices fed by a corporate microstrip
feeding network fabricated in low cost FR4 substrate. The he-
The X-WALD Project: Towards a Cleaner Sky
lices are printed on exible PCB material. A bandwidth increase M. DAmico 1 , Stefano Lischi 2 , Alberto Lupidi 2 , F.
compared to a single quadrilar helix is demonstrated through Cuccoli 2 , Fabrizio Berizzi 2 , S. Placidi 3 , F. Milani 4 ;
the application of sequential rotation. Discussion of the array as 1
an antenna option for portable satellite data terminal is included Politecnico di Milano, Italy; 2 CNIT, Italy; 3 Metasensing,
considering the low height of the helices used. The Netherlands; 4 IDS, Italy
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-33, Time: 13:00
High Gain Slot-Pair Substrate-Integrated-Waveguide In the last years, the Cleansky EU programme has been promoting
Antenna for 77GHz Vehicle Collision Warning Radar research towards new concepts in aircraft and avionic design in
order to enhance sustainability and ight security. The X-WALD
Hsiao-Ning Wang, Huan-Wei Hu, Shyh-Jong Chung;
project, in the framework of Cleansky programme, focuses on the
National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan validation of algorithms for the evaluation of hazards coming from
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-29, Time: 13:00 meteorological conditions encountered in ight. The validation
A 77 GHz high gain slot-pair substrate-integrated waveguide (SIW) will be performed exploiting both data coming from an advanced
antenna array has been proposed for automotive radar application. polarimetric weather radar simulator and data collected by an
The slot-pair radiation element has been introduced to decrease aircraft during an experimental campaign.
the guided wavelength, which increases the aperture eciency.
Moreover, the slot-pair element provides the variety to change the
antenna performance. Finally, a high gain antenna for forward-
looking automotive radar has been fabricated. The measurement
gain is 25 dBi and side-lobe level (SLL) is 15 dB, and the aperture
eciency is 62% of the size of 62 mm by 12 mm.

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Stability Analysis and Design of T/R Module in presented. The MMIC covers the C-, X- and Ku- Band and it is
Active Electrically Scanned Array Radar suitable for applications in high performance Transmit/Receive
Modules. In less than 26 mm2 , the MMIC embeds several T/R
Hongbiao Yu 1 , Molin Gu 1 , Shouyuan Lin 1 , Lan Xie 2 ; switches, low noise/medium power ampliers, a stepped phase
1
NRIET, China; 2 Nanjing Ericsson Panda shifter and analog/digital attenuators in order to perform the
Communication, China RF signal routing and phase/amplitude conditioning. Besides, an
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-34, Time: 13:00 embedded serial-to-parallel converter drives the phase shifter and
the digital attenuator leading to a reduction in complexity of the
The loop stability of T/R modules is proposed. The principle of digital control interface.
loop stability is analyzed from the point of view of noise power.
Simulation and an experiments are given to verify the accuracy of
formulae and conclusions. Design methods which deal with the
Dual-Polarization DF Array for Airborne SIGINT in
loop stability of the T/R modules are discussed. VHF/UHF Bands

A Comparison of Phase-Coded CW Radar Modulation Luca Scorrano, Fabrizio Trotta, Antonio Manna, Libero
Schemes for Integrated Radar Sensors Dinoi; Elettronica, Italy
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-39, Time: 13:00
Heinz Haderer, Reinhard Feger, Andreas Stelzer; In this contribution, a Direction Finding (DF) compact array made
Johannes Kepler Universitt Linz, Austria of electrically small double-polarized passive radiating element in
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-35, Time: 13:00 the 100MHz1GHz frequency band is presented, and the prelimi-
For radar sensors, for example, automotive radar sensors based on nary results discussed. This solution is devised for the low band
integrated circuits, taking advantage of the growing capabilities of (VHF / UHF) subsystem of an airborne ELINT system installed by
digital circuits is becoming of increasing interest. Currently used Elettronica S.p.A. on two SIGINT aircrafts. The main driving factors
linear frequency-modulated continuous wave (FMCW) signals could of the design process which led to the proposed solution were the
be replaced with phase-coded ones. As a consequence, the codes very challenging requirements and platform constraints.
used would become a signicant design parameter. In our investi-
gation, we applied three binary codes (binary m-sequence, almost A 12GHz 6-Bit Switch-Type Phase Shifter MMIC
perfect autocorrelation sequence, and Golay-complementary se- Jeng-Han Tsai, Chia-Kai Liu, Ji-Yang Lin; National
quence), one two-valued code (Golombs code), and one ternary
sequence (Ipatovs ternary sequence) and used a linear FMCW Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
signal for comparison. The codes were selected with a future EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-40, Time: 13:00
realization of the radar system based on integrated circuits in A 12 GHz low phase error and low amplitude error digital 6-bit
mind. We provide brief instructions for generating each sequence. switch-type phase shifter for phased-array antenna applications
Finally, we demonstrate the performance of the phase-coded has been designed and fabricated on 0.15 m GaAs pHEMT process.
signals by means of measurements carried out with a SiGe-based The measured insertion loss for all 64 states is 9 1.5 dB from
RF IQ-transceiver. 11.5 to 13 GHz. The phase shifter achieves a rms phase error of
2.5 and a rms amplitude error of 0.65 dB at 12 GHz, which is
DVB-T Ambiguity Peaks Reduction in Passive Radar suitable for high precision applications.
Applications Based on Signal Reconstruction
J.L. Brcena-Humanes, J. Martn-de-Nicols, C. Design and Implementation of Wideband All Digital
Sols-Carpintero, M.P. Jarabo-Amores, M. Rosa-Zurera, Array Radar Test-Bed
D. Mata-Moya; Universidad de Alcal, Spain Yue Zhang, Qinglong Bao, Juhong Wu, Songlin Li;
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-36, Time: 13:00 NUDT, China
This paper deals with the reduction of the ambiguity peaks that EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-41, Time: 13:00
appear in the Cross Ambiguity Function used in a passive radar This paper presents a test bed for a wideband all-digital array
system, which uses DVB-T signals as Illuminator of Opportunity. radar, which consists of 32 linear array apertures. The operating
Three methods are proposed, consisting in replacing the elements frequency band is 13GHz and the instantaneous bandwidth is
that are responsible of the ambiguity peaks, by other elements that 500MHz. High-speed direct RF digitization and powerful digital
do not give rise to periodic components. Ideal 64-QAM symbols, signal processors are utilized in the design of the system. The test
zero power components, and random segments with mean power bed has been implemented now with a 32-elements array antenna
equal to the acquired signal power, are used for this purpose. The and 8 digital receiver channels. Some experiments have been
obtained results show that a signicant reduction of the ambiguity conducted and the testing results are presented in this paper. The
peaks is obtained, but with an undesired reduction in detection testing results conrm the feasibility of the test bed, and guide us
capabilities, due to the decrement in the main peak to pedestal to carry on the remaining work of the whole system designing.
level ratio.

Bayesian Analysis of Stepped-Frequency CW Radar: University Research on Antenna Design and


SFCW Radar Applied to Masonry Diagnostics Scattering Problems in Egypt
R. Olmi 1 , Filippo Micheletti 1 , Cristiano Riminesi 2 , Amr M.E. Safwat 1 , Islam A. Eshrah 2 , Tamer M.
Samuele Beni 3 ; 1 CNR-IFAC, Italy; 2 CNR-ICVBC, Italy; Abuelfadl 2 , Hadia El-Hennawy 1 ; 1 Ain Shams
3
ELab Scientic, Italy University, Egypt; 2 Cairo University, Egypt
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-37, Time: 13:00 EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-42, Time: 13:00

A probabilistic approach to the analysis of the FSCW radar signal is This paper summarizes some of the research activities conducted
described. Bayesian spectrum analysis is shown to be eective in in Egyptian universities. It focuses on two topics; rst, novel
the detection of close reectors by elaborating the results obtained analysis techniques of electromagnetic scattering problems, which
on an experimental test-set. allow faster solution than conventional numerical techniques, and,
second, metamaterial-inspired compact-size ecient antennas,
A 618GHz GaAs Multifunctional Chip for which are characterized by omni-directional radiation patterns at
Transmit/Receive Modules all operating frequencies and serve dierent applications.

Andrea Bentini 1 , Mauro Ferrari 1 , Patrick E. Longhi 1 ,


Eric Marzolf 2 , Joel Moron 2 , Remy Leblanc 2 ;
1
Elettronica, Italy; 2 OMMIC, France
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-38, Time: 13:00
In this contribution the development, design, fabrication and
test of a highly integrated broadband multifunctional chip is

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Author Index Attard, Gary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC33-02 26
Attari, Amir Reza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC44-04 34
A Aubert, Herve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-01 4
EuMC34-01 27
Abdalla, Yasmine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC12-05 12 Avolio, Gustavo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC04-01 51
Abdellah, Alaa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC51-02 39 Awasthi, Seema . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-03 38
Abdi Abyaneh, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-41 48 Ayllon, N. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-02 63
Abdullah, Haythem H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD01-04 62
Abuelfadl, Tamer M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-42 71 B
Accatino, Luciano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-06 44
Aditya, Sheel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC24-03 20 Babak, L.I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-02 56
Agrawal, Navneet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-22 69 Babjak, Marian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-19 69
Aharoni, Oren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC05-03 7 Babveyh, Afshin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD08-05 67
Ahmad, W. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-21 58 Baccarelli, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC23-01 19
Ahmadzadeh, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-15 45 Baev, Andrey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-01 43
Aitken, J. Ross . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC32-04 26 Baillargeat, Dominique . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC27-05 23
Akalin, T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-05 33 EuMC/EuMIC11-02 56
Akashi, Ayumu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-03 43 Bajon, Damienne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC29-04 24
Akata, Tatsuya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC29-02 24 Bakri-Kassem, Maher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-41 61
Akiyama, Masahiro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC51-05 39 Bal, Jagjit S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-01 62
Akmal, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-04 50 Balada, Radek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-01 67
Akra, Mirna . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-04 38 Ballicchia, Mauro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC04-04 51
Albert, Isabelle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC04-05 51 Balzano, Quirino . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-02 28
Alburaikan, Abdullah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC28-03 23 Bangert, Axel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-32 60
Aldrigo, Martino . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC19-01 17 Bansleben, Christian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC37-05 29
EuMC Poster01-30 47 Bao, Qinglong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-24 69
Algani, C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-29 47 EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-41 71
EuMC Poster01-32 47 Baquero-Escudero, Mariano . . . . . . . . . EuMC10-05 10
Ali, Mohammed K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC31-01 25 Barakat, Adel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-03 7
Alim, Mohammad A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC27-04 23 Barbon, Francesco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC09-05 10
Allain, Sophie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-16 69 EuMC39-01 30
Allam, Ahmed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-03 7 EuMC39-02 30
EuMC/EuMIC08-03 54 Brcena-Humanes, J.L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-36 71
Al-Mudhafar, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC21-04 18 Bardati, Fernando . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC41-02 32
Alonso, J.I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC08-02 9 Barisich, Christopher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC02-04 50
Alonso, Julian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-33 47 Barjenbruch, Michael . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC08-01 8
Alqui, G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-32 47 Barker, N.S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-05 33
Altmann, U. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-02 63 Barmuta, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC15-02 14
Al, Andrea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC51-01 39 Baron, Samuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC03-01 5
Alvarez-Melcn, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC23-03 20 Baselmans, Jochem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-02 7
EuMC28-05 23 Basha, M.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-03 33
EuMC32-02 26 EuMC56-01 42
Ambacher, Oliver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC02-05 50 Baskakova, Alexandra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC18-01 16
Amendola, Sara . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC54-04 41 Bastioli, Simone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC10-01 10
Ameya, Michitaka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-23 46 Bates, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC37-04 29
Amin, Shoaib . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC43-04 34 EuMC Poster01-08 44
Anacleto, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC34-04 27 Baudet, D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC55-01 42
Anada, Tetsuo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC28-01 23 Baudoin, Genevive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC43-05 34
Andersson, M.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC19-02 17 EuMC/EuRAD04-01 63
Anguera, Jaume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC17-02 15 Bauerschmidt, Sebastian . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-04 33
Anselmi, Mauro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC24-04 20 Bautista, Alfredo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC56-02 42
Antar, Yahia M.M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC12-03 12 Beach, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-04 50
Antes, J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-04 63 Becerra-Gonzlez, Juan A. . . . . . . . . . . EuMC43-03 33
Anwar, Muhammad Shoaib . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-05 29 Bekasiewicz, Adrian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-34 47
Apollonio, D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-03 63 Belenguer, Angel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC21-02 18
Apollonio, Francesca . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-02 28 Belhaj, Mohamed Moez . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC19-04 17
EuMC36-03 28 EuMC/EuMIC11-03 56
EuMC41-05 32 EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-19 58
Appenrodt, Nils . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD06-01 65 Bellucci, Stefano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC11-04 56
Aprile, Angelo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-10 68 Belot, Didier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC01-05 49
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-11 68 Belov, Pavel A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC35-03 28
Aqeeli, Mohammed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC28-03 23 Benech, Ph. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC34-05 27
Arabi, Eyad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-36 47 Benedikt, J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-04 50
Arasa, Eva . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-33 47 Bengtsson, Olof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC26-02 22
Arbabian, Amin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD08-05 67 EuMC/EuMIC09-01 54
Arcuti, Paola . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC40-05 31 Beni, Samuele . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC09-01 9
Aref, Ahmed Farouk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-05 51 EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-37 71
Arena, Sergio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-03 63 Benito, D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC56-05 43
Arkhypova, Kateryna . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC25-05 21 Ben Mabrouk, Ismail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-05 57
Arnedo, I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-05 33 Ben Mabrouk, Nebil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-26 46
EuMC56-05 43 Bensmida, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-04 50
Arnous, Mhd. Tareq . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-10 57 Bentini, Andrea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-38 71
Arregui, I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-05 33 Berceli, Tibor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC38-02 30
EuMC56-05 43 Berenguer, Antonio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC10-05 10
Arscott, Steve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-17 45 Berezin, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC45-02 35
Artis, Franois . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC15-01 14 Bergad Pujades, Marc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-05 63
Arulkumaran, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC08-01 53 Berizzi, Fabrizio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-33 70
Arvas, Ercument . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-08 44 Bernardo-Clemente, Bernardo . . . . . . EuMC10-05 10
Arzhannikov, A.V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC46-01 35 Berthou, N. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-28 59
Asenov, Tatjana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-04 43 Bertin, Giorgio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-06 44
Ashari, Mohamed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-23 59 Bettray, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-02 64
Ashida, Hiroshi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC40-04 31 Beyers, Ryno D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC16-04 15
Ashiq, Irfan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC56-04 43 EuMC/EuMIC08-02
Bhaumik, Saswata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
EuMC Poster01-07 44
Bianchi, Luigi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC54-04 41
Askari, G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-15 45
Biglarbegian, B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC56-01 42
Astafyev, M.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC46-01 35
bij de Vaate, Jan Geralt . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC08-02 53
Attar, Sara S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-03 11

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Bila, Stphane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC27-05 23 Carvalho, Nuno Borges . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-05 4
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-35 60 EuMC/EuMIC10-01 55
Billabert, A.-L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-29 47 Carvalho, Paulo H.P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC01-05 49
EuMC Poster01-32 47 Castaldo, Francesco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-13 68
Bilotti, Filiberto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC51-01 39 Catarinucci, Luca . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC14-05 13
Binder, Joachim R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC26-02 22 Caterina, Merla . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-03 28
EuMC26-04 22 Catini, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC14-03 13
Biondi, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-03 63 Cavagnaro, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC04-02 6
Bisby, Ian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-13 44 EuMC25-03 21
Biswas, Animesh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC03-05 6 Cavanna, Tommaso . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-03 63
EuMC49-03 38 Cazzorla, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-01 11
Bittner, Achim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC07-03 8 Cengiz, Omer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-09 57
Blache, F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-32 47 Cerri, G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC25-01 21
Bloecher, Hans-Ludwig . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD06-01 65 Chaabane, G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC18-03 16
Blondy, Pierre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC18-03 16 Chabalko, Matthew J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC22-03 19
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-38 60 Chahadih, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-05 33
Bocquet, Michael . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC47-04 36 Chakraborty, Abhiram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-01 62
Boeck, Georg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC02-05 5 Chan, Chin-Tung . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC07-03 53
EuMC31-01 25 Chang, Chia-Can . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-40 61
EuMC/EuMIC02-03 49 Chang, Chia-Wei . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-40 61
EuMC/EuRAD01-04 62 Chang, Da-Chiang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC30-01 24
Boes, F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-04 63 Chang, Ruei-An . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-03 56
Bogoni, Antonella . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-04 65 Chang, Sheng-Fuh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-40 61
Bolt, R.J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD08-03 66 Chang, Woojin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-01 56
Bor, Jonathan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD02-01 62 Chang, Yin-Cheng . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC30-01 24
Boria, Vicente E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC10-03 10 Chang, Yu-Hsin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC30-04 25
EuMC10-05 10 Chang, Yung Hang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC27-01 22
EuMC17-03 15 Chao, Shih-Fong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-01 38
EuMC21-02 18 Charlot, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC34-01 27
EuMC32-05 26 Chartier, Sbastien . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC08-04 9
Bories, Serge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-05 29 Chartier, T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-35 60
Borngrber, Johannes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC33-05 27 Chatras, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC18-03 16
Boscolo, Stefano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD04-04 64 Chaudhary, Girdhari . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC02-02 4
Bosi, Gianni . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC02-01 49 Chaurasiya, Devkinandan . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC46-02 36
Bozzi, Maurizio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC02-04 5 Che, Wenquan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC12-01 12
EuMC21-01 18 EuMC20-01 17
EuMC27-03 23 EuMC51-02 39
EuMC/EuMIC11-04 56 EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-25 59
Bray, Joey R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-22 59 Chekalin, Mikhail A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC21-05 18
Brenk, C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD06-01 65 Chen, Chun-Ping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC28-01 23
Bressan, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC21-01 18 Chen, Haidong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-25 59
Brizoux, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC55-01 42 Chen, Hsin-Chuan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC30-03 25
Brumos, Mara . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC32-05 26 Chen, Qi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD01-03 61
Brun, C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC11-02 56 Chen, Yi-Ming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-40 61
Buchbut, Y. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC22-03 19 Chen, Yu-Chen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC55-02 42
Buckel, T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC31-05 25 Chen, Zengping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-24 69
Budimir, D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC16-02 14 Chen, Zhichao . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC25-02 21
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-21 58 EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-31 60
Bukvic, B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC16-02 14 Cheng, Jen-Hao . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC30-03 25
Bunea, Alina-Cristina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC48-05 37 EuMC/EuMIC01-01 48
EuMC Poster01-37 48
EuMC/EuRAD07-02 66
Buonanno, Amedeo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-13 68
Cheng, Xuanhong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-03 28
Burghelea, R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC04-03 6
Cheng, Yu Jian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-15 58
Burghignoli, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC23-01 19
Byun, Woojin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC47-02 36 Cheng, Yunmei . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC07-05 8
Cheon, Jeongnam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-35 47
C Chevtchenko, Serguei . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-01 54
Chi, Taiyun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC08-04 54
Cabalkova, Petra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-01 67 Chiang, Yen-Chung . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC30-04 25
Cabral, Pedro M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-02 50 Chiong, Chau-Ching . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC08-05 54
Cabria, L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-02 63 Chiu, Chen-Hao . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC30-02 24
Cacciamani, Fabrizio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC10-02 10 Chizh, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC35-04 28
Caddemi, Alina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-05 55 EuMC/EuRAD07-04 66
Cadiou, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC55-01 42 Cho, Young-Kyun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC31-04 25
Cahill, Brian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-04 29 EuMC53-01 40
Cai, Fan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC27-01 22 Cho, Yunsung . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC06-02 52
Calle-Sanchez, Jaime . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC08-02 9 EuMC/EuMIC07-04 53
Calmon, Pierre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC48-05 37 Choi, Heungjae . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC33-02 26
Caloz, Christophe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC02-01 4
Choi, Hyun-Chul . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-20 58
Camacho, Yolanda . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-05 63
Choi, Jun H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC17-01 15
Camarchia, Vittorio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-01 50 Choi, Wai-Wa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC20-01 17
EuMC/EuMIC10-03 55 Choi, Won . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-31 70
Caminita, F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC23-02 19 Chong, Y.C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC11-02 56
Campovecchio, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-02 54 Chowdhary, Amitabh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-01 54
EuMC/EuMIC11-03 56 EuMC/EuRAD03-02 63
Canete Rebenaque, D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC32-02 26 Chretiennot, Thomas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC15-04 14
Capobianco, Antonio-D. . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD04-04 64 Chua, Ciersiang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC24-03 20
Capponi, L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-01 11 Chuang, Huey-Ru . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC55-02 42
Carceller, Carlos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC10-03 10 Chuang, Kai-Hsin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC30-01 24
Carer, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC04-03 6 Chudzik, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-05 33
Caris, Michael . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-08 68 EuMC56-05 43
Carneiro, Marcos L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC01-05 49 Chung, Moon-Hee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-16 45
Carpentier, Ludovic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC18-05 16 Chung, Shyh-Jong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC37-02 29
Carreo, M.N.P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-05 11 EuMC Poster01-39 48
Carrubba, V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC02-05 50 EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-29 70
Carta, Corrado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-03 40 Ciccognani, W. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-03 63

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Cidronali, Alessandro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC10-05 55 Delhote, Nicolas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC07-01 8
EuMC/EuRAD01-01 61 EuMC07-02 8
EuMC/EuRAD04-02 63 EuMC09-04 10
Cipriani, Elisa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC02-01 49 EuMC10-04 10
EuMC/EuRAD03-02 EuMC18-05 16
63
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-35 60
Claude, Stphane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC24-02 20
del-Rey-Maestre, N. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-18 69
Cleary, K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-18 58
Deltimple, Nathalie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC01-05 49
Clementi, G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD02-03 62
de Melo, M.T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-37 60
Cleriti, Riccardo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-17 58
Demenitroux, W. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-28 59
Coccetti, Fabio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC26-01 22
Coey, Michael . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC05-01 51 Deng, Pu-Hua . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-01 38
Cogollos, Santiago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC32-05 26 Deng, Wei . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-04 7
EuMC56-05 43 EuMC37-01 29
EuMC/EuMIC11-03 Denis, Stphane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-05 38
Colambo, Ivy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Denzi, Agnese . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-03 28
Colangeli, Sergio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-17 58
Deokar, G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC19-04 17
Colantonio, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC02-01 49
de Oliveira, B.G.M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-37 60
EuMC/EuMIC03-01 50 De Paolis, Rosa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC26-01 22
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-27 59 Descamps, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC54-02 41
EuMC/EuRAD03-02 63 EuMC54-05 41
Colella, Riccardo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC14-05 13 Deshours, F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-32 47
Collado, Ana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-01 4 Desmaris, V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC56-03 43
EuMC01-02 4 Despoisse, L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC34-01 27
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-28 70 de Villiers, Dirk I.L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC16-04 15
Collardey, Sylvain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-26 46 Dhar, Sagar K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC20-04 18
Collodi, Giovanni . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC10-05 55 Diaferia, Franco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-02 11
Colone, F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-12 68 Diaz Caballero, Elena . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC21-02 18
Comblet, Fabrice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC08-03 9 Dickmann, Juergen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC08-01 8
Congedo, Fabrizio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC40-05 31 EuMC/EuRAD06-01 65
Contreras, Soraya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-19 45 Diet, Antoine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD04-01 63
Cook, B.S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-03 4 Diewald, Andreas R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-02 67
Cook, Joshua . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-02 43 Di Mattia, V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC25-01 21
Coquet, Philippe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-04 4 Di Nardo, Sergio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-02 11
EuMC/EuMIC11-02 56 Di Natale, C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC14-03 13
Corchia, Laura . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC27-02 22 Ding, Can . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD07-05 66
Cosmi, Luigi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC24-04 20 Dinh, T.V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC54-02 41
Costanzo, Alessandra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC13-03 12 Dinoi, Libero . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-39 71
EuMC19-01 17 dInzeo, G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC41-05 32
EuMC22-01 19 Dionigi, Marco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC22-01 19
EuMC45-03 35 EuMC22-05 19
EuMC Poster01-30 47 Diouris, J.F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-29 59
Couderc, Paul . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-26 46
Divarathne, Chamath . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC40-01 31
Cousin, Jean-Christophe . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-41 48
Do, Thanh Ngoc Thi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-09 44
Coustou, Antony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-01 4
EuMC/EuMIC09-03 54
Cox, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC19-03 17
Doerner, Ralf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-04 55
Crespo-Cadenas, Carlos . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC43-03 33
Dhler, Gottfried H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-04 33
Cressler, John D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC08-04 54
Domengs, B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC54-05 41
Crittenden, D.B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC04-02 51
Dong, J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-05 65
Crupi, Giovanni . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-05 55
Doria, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-07 67
Cruz, Pedro Miguel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC10-01 55
Dragoman, Mircea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC19-01 17
Cuccoli, F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-33 70 EuMC Poster01-30 47
Cuenca, Jerome Alexander . . . . . . . . . EuMC07-04 8 Drizdal, Tomas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC41-01 32
EuMC33-02 26 Druta, Cristian-Filip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-19 45
Cuias, Iigo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-21 46 EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-25
Du, Linlin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70
Culhaoglu, Ali E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC51-02 39
Dubuc, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC15-01 14
Cunningham, Shawn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC54-03 41 EuMC15-04 14
Custer, James . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-07 57 Duchamp, J.-M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC34-05 27
Ducournau, Guillaume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-02 32
D EuMC42-05 33
Dahlbck, Robin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-01 32 Dussopt, Laurent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-05 8
Dai, Gao-Le . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC11-01 56
Dambrine, Gilles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-17 45 E
DAmico, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-30 60 Ebihara, Tadashi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC08-05 9
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-33 70 Eguchi, Masanori . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-03 43
Damm, Christian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC15-03 14 Elad, Danny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-12 44
EuMC17-05 16 El Bouayadi, Ossama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-05 8
Dancila, Dragos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-05 40 Elenga, Serge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC08-03 9
DAngelo, Sara . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-05 55 El Ghannudi, H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-01 11
Dani, Asmita . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC05-01 51 El-Henawy, Sally I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC46-03 36
Daniel, Liam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-30 70 El-Hennawy, Hadia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-42 71
Danieli, R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-27 59 Ellinger, Frank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-03 40
Darwazeh, Izzat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC48-04 37 Elsadek, Hala . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-03 7
Dassonville, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-05 29 Elsayed, Fahmi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC06-04 52
DAssuno Jr., Adaildo Gomes . . . . EuMC46-05 36 Elshaey, Ibrahim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-42 61
Dauvignac, J.-Y. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD02-03 62 Elsokary, Ahmed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC08-04 9
De-Antonio-Monte, David . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC08-02 9 Enokihara, Akira . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC05-04 7
Deborgies, Francois . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-02 11 EuMC35-01 28
Debski, Wojciech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC33-05 27 Enomoto, Jun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-08 57
Decaesteke, T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC04-03 51 Eriksson, Klas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC48-04 37
De Donno, Danilo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC14-05 13 Erni, Daniel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC25-02 21
de Hek, Peter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC02-02 49 EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-31 60
Delage, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-02 54 Ertrk, Vakur B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC44-02 34
De Leo, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC25-01 21 Escotte, Laurent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-04 55
Esfahani, Ali Sinai . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD01-04 62
Eshrah, Islam A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-42 71
Espana, Beatrice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-02 11

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Espinosa-Espinosa, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-37 60 Garb, Khona . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC05-03 7
Estagerie, Laetitia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC18-05 16 Garcia, J.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC10-04 55
Esteban, Hector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC21-02 18 Garca Fernndez, Jos Luis . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-05 63
Ettorre, Mauro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC23-04 20 Garca Fernndez, Santiago . . . . . . . . . EuMC04-05 6
Eymin, G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC34-05 27 Garcia-Garcia, Joan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-33 47
Garca-Lamprez, Alejandro . . . . . . . . EuMC44-05 34
F EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-24 59
Faci, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-29 47 Garcia-Muoz, Luis Enrique . . . . . . . . EuMC42-04 33
EuMC Poster01-32 47 Garca Snchez, Manuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC04-05 6
Fahmi, Mohamed M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC24-05 21 Gardner, Peter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC46-04 36
Fang, Weihai . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC07-05 8 Gashinova, Marina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-30 70
EuMC/EuRAD01-05 62 Gasseling, T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC04-03 51
Fantuzzi, Marco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-30 47 Gawande, R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-18 58
Farabegoli, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC43-02 33 Ge, Jun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC07-05 8
Farina, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-12 68 Gelfand, A.V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC46-01 35
Farinelli, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-01 11 Gengler, Je . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC04-02 51
EuMC11-02 11 Genschow, Dieter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD08-04 67
Farran, Mohamad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD04-04 64 Georgiadis, Apostolos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-01 4
Faucher, Marc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-02 32 EuMC01-02 4
Feger, Reinhard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-35 71 EuMC27-03 23
Fei, Peng . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC07-05 8 EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-28 70
EuMC/EuRAD01-05 62 Gerfault, B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-28 59
Feldman, Alexander . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC56-04 43 Geurts, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC56-03 43
Feng, Keming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD01-05 62 Gevorgian, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC18-04 16
Feng, Wenjie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC12-01 12 EuMC19-02 17
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-25 59 Ghaddar, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-05 33
Feresidis, Alexandros P. . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC46-04 36 Ghannouchi, Fadhel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC06-04 52
Fernandes, J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC34-04 27 Ghel, Paolo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-04 65
Fernandes, Ricardo Dias . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-05 4 Ghione, G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-01 50
Fernandez, Yolanda . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-05 29 Ghorbani, Kamran . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-27 46
Ferrari, Mauro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-38 71 Ghosh, I.S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-02 63
Ferrari, Philippe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-05 11 Ghosh, Saptarshi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC46-02 36
EuMC49-04 38 Giacomozzi, Flavio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-02 11
EuMC53-03 41 Giannini, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC21-01 18
EuMC56-02 42 Giannini, Franco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC02-01 49
Ferrari, Vittorio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD04-04 64 EuMC/EuMIC03-01 50
Ferreira, Hillner de Paiva Almeida . . EuMC46-05 36 EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-27 59
Feuvrie, B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-29 59 Gibiino, Gian Piero . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC04-01 51
Filicori, Fabio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC04-01 51 Gierlich, Roland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-20 69
Filonov, Dmitry S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC35-03 28 Gieron, R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-02 64
Fischer, Georg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC06-05 53 Gigoyan, Suren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-03 33
Fiser Jr., Ondrej . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC25-04 21 EuMC56-01 42
EuMC41-03 32 Gil, J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC56-05 43
EuMC41-04 32 Gilabert, P.L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC10-04 55
Fisun, Anatoliy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC25-05 21 Giofr, R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-01 50
Flamini, Roberto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC24-04 20 EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-27 59
Follmann, R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-02 63
Giovenale, E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-07 67
Forbes, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC48-03 37
Girbau, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC14-02 13
Forstner, Hans-Peter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-01 62
Girma, Mekdes Gebresilassie . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD08-02 66
Fouin, Patrick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-05 38
Glubokov, Oleksandr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC55-05 42
Foulon, Samuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC47-01 36
Golovanov, O.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-20 45
Fourn, Erwan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-11 57 Gomes, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC34-04 27
Fourni, Jean-Jacques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC15-01 14 Gomes Neto, Alfrdo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC46-05 36
Franc, Anne-Laure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-38 48 Gmez-Tornero, J.L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC23-03 20
Francia, Paolo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC13-03 12 Goniszewski, Stefan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC19-03 17
Franke, Tobias . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC18-02 16 Gonser, Markus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD08-02 66
Fraysse, Jean-Philippe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-19 45 Gonzalez-Ovejero, David . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-04 33
Fredon, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC34-01 27
Gonzlez Sola, Raquel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-05 63
Frezza, F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC23-01 19
Gorbunova, Anastasia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-01 43
Friederich, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC26-02 22
Gorur, Adnan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC55-04 42
EuMC26-04 22
Grr, Ali Krsad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-02 38
Friesicke, C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC05-04 52
Gouba, Abel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC43-05 34
Frigui, Kamel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC27-05 23
Goussetis, George . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC16-03 15
Fuchs, Benjamin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD02-01 62
EuMC23-03 20
Fujii, Kenichi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC01-04 49 Gracias, D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC34-04 27
Fukuda, Goh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC22-04 19 Grandgeorge, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-28 59
Fukunaga, K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-07 67 Grbic, Anthony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC23-04 20
Fuscaldo, Walter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC23-04 20 Grenier, Katia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC15-01 14
EuMC15-04 14
G Grimbert, Bertrand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-02 32
Gbler, Alexander . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-39 61 Grossi, Emanuele . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-10 68
Gadalla, M.N. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC34-02 27 EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-11 68
Gaebler, Alexander . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC18-02 16 Grzyb, Janusz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD08-01 66
EuMC26-05 22 Gu, Molin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-34 71
Gaier, T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-18 58 Gu, Sijia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC33-01 26
Galdeano, Jaione . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC16-03 15 Guan, Junqing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-05 51
Galle, Franois . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC09-04 10 Guarnieri, Giacomo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC29-01 24
Gallerano, G.P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-07 67 Guegan, Guillaume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC26-01 22
Galli, Alessandro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC23-01 19 Guglielmi, Marco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC10-03 10
EuMC23-04 20 EuMC16-03 15
Gallop, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC19-03 17 EuMC32-05 26
Gamonal Coto, Atalfo . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-05 63 Guha, Subhajit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC54-01 41
Gapillout, D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC04-03 51 Guidoni, Luca . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-04 67
Gaquire, Christophe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-02 32 Guiard, Benoit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC03-01 5
Garavaglia, Giorgio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-30 60
Garays, D.V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-02 56

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Guines, Cyril . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC18-03 16 Hu, Wenjuan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC09-03 9
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-38 60 EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-39 61
Gulan, Heiko . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC33-05 27 Hu, Zhirun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC28-03 23
Gultepe, E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC34-04 27 Huang, Tian-Wei . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC30-03 25
Gunturkun, Elif . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC55-04 42 EuMC/EuMIC01-01 48
Guo, Y. Jay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC23-03 20 EuMC/EuRAD07-02 66
EuMC/EuRAD07-05 66 Huang, Tzuen-Hsi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC30-02 24
Huang, Wang-Long . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-03 56
H Huang, Xianjun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC28-03 23
Habibpour, Omid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC19-05 17 Hbers, Heinz-Wilhelm . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC33-05 27
Hackbarth, Thomas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD06-01 65 Hudlicka, Martin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC33-03 27
Haddadi, Kamel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC33-01 26 Hulzinga, Adriaan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-01 64
EuMC Poster01-17 45 Humbla, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-01 39
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-17 69 Huyart, Bernard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-41 48
Haderer, Heinz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-35 71 Hwang, James C.M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-03 28
Hadi, Raid J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-32 60
Hage-Ali, Sami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-04 4
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Hahn, Markus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD06-01 65 Ibrahim, Mohamed I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC46-03 36
Hajji, Rached . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC04-02 51 Ichinose, Kento . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-40 48
Hall, Peter S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC46-04 36 Iglesias, Petronilo Martin . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC10-04 10
Hamidian, Amin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC31-01 25 Ikeda, Tetsuomi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-03 64
EuMC/EuRAD01-04 62 Inanlou, Farzad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC08-04 54
Hammad, Hany F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC12-03 12 Inoue, Takeshi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-04 7
EuMC12-05 12 Isaksson, Magnus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC43-04 34
Han, Chung-Hsing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-39 48 Ishikawa, Ryo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-08 57
Han, Seog-Tae . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-16 45 Iskander, M.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-05 43
Hndel, Peter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC43-04 34 Ismail, Nasr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-01 62
Haneda, Katsuyuki . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC45-05 35 Issa, Hamza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-04 38
Hangai, Masatake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-10 44 Itoh, Tatsuo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC13-05 13
Hao, Ling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC19-03 17 EuMC17-01 15
Happy, Henri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC19-04 17 EuMC17-04 16
EuMC/EuMIC11-03 56 EuMC37-03 29
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-19 58 Ivashko, I.M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-14 68
Haquet, Grard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-05 38 Iven, Maikel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-01 64
Hartnagel, H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC21-04 18 Iyomasa, Kazuhiro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC48-01 37
Hasch, Juergen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD08-02 66
Hasegawa, Naoki . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC22-04 19 J
Haslach, Christoph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC06-05 53 Jackson, D.R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC23-01 19
He, Xiaoyang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD01-03 61 Jacob, Arne F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC03-03 5
EuMC/EuRAD02-04 62 EuMC13-02 12
He, Yingyi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD01-03 61 EuMC36-01 28
Heimpel, Holger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC06-05 53 EuMC/EuMIC05-04 52
Hein, M.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-01 39 Jacquet, Jean-Claude . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-02 54
Heinemann, Bernd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD08-01 66 Jain, Ritu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC48-02 37
Heinrich, Wolfgang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC26-02 22 Jakoby, Rolf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC09-03 9
EuMC28-05 23 EuMC15-03 14
EuMC30-05 25 EuMC17-05 16
EuMC37-05 29 EuMC18-02 16
EuMC/EuMIC09-01 54 EuMC26-02 22
Helaoui, Mohamed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-14 44 EuMC26-04 22
EuMC/EuMIC06-04 52 EuMC26-05 22
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-39 61
Henke, Doug . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC24-02 20
EuMC/EuRAD03-04 Jamal, Farabi Ibne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC54-01 41
Henneberger, R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
James, Rob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-28 46
Heo, Deukhyoun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-04 57
Jamil, Khalid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-42 61
EuMC/EuRAD07-01 65
Jang, Dong-Pil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-11 44
Hepburn, Laura . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC28-04 23 Jang, Kyeongnam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC17-02 15
Hettak, Khelifa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-28 46 Jang, Seung Hyun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC31-04 25
Heuermann, Holger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-18 45
Jany, Clement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC53-03 41
Hieda, Morishige . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC48-01 37
Jarabo-Amores, M.P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-18 69
EuMC Poster01-10 44
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-36 71
Higuchi, Kazuhide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC53-04 41
EuMC/EuRAD03-02 Jardel, O. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-02 54
Hildenhagen, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
EuMC/EuRAD02-01 Jawad, Ghassan N. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-34 60
Himdi, Mohamed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
Hirano, Takuichi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-04 7 Je, Do-Heung . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-16 45
Hirobe, Masakazu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC48-01 37 Jeon, Gye-Ik . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-01 56
Hitzler, Martin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-01 7 Jeon, Jinsu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC17-02 15
Ho, Ping-Han . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC07-01 53 Jeong, Jin-Cheol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-11 44
Hofmann, Maximilian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC05-01 6 Jeong, Yongchae . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC02-02 4
Holtrup, Stephan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-18 45 Jha, Nilotpal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC24-03 20
Hong, Jiasheng . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC05-05 7 Jia, H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC08-03 54
EuMC28-04 23 Jian, Ronghua . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD01-03 61
EuMC32-04 26 Jiang, Tao . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC10-03 55
Hong, Wei . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC50-03 39 Jin, Hadong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC06-02 52
Honjo, Kazuhiko . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-08 57 EuMC/EuMIC07-04 53
Hoogeboom, Peter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-05 65 Jin, Sangsu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC06-02 52
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-15 68 EuMC/EuMIC07-04 53
Hrberg, Mikael . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-09 44 Jo, Won Sang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-31 70
EuMC/EuMIC09-03 54 Joe, R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC15-05 14
Horibe, Masahiro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-23 46 Jolly, Nicolas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC18-05 16
Horii, Yasushi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC51-05 39 Jost, Matthias . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC26-05 22
Hossain, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC30-05 25 EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-39 61
Hristov, Stanislav . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-30 70 Jrad, Akil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-04 38
Hsu, Shawn S.H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC30-01 24 Jung, Jae Ho . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC31-04 25
EuMC/EuMIC07-03 53 EuMC53-01 40
Hu, Huan-Wei . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-29 70 Jungmaier, Reinhard W. . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-01 62

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K Kim, Kihyun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC01-03 49
Kim, Kwang-Seok . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC03-04 6
Kabalan, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-32 47
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-13 58
Kado, Yuichi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC17-04 16
Kahmen, G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-04 11 Kim, Kwangseon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC47-02 36
Kahng, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC17-02 15 Kim, Phirun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC02-02 4
Kai, Yoshirou . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC22-04 19 Kim, Sangkil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-01 4
Kaissoine, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-41 48 Kim, Seung-Rae . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-16 45
Kaleem, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-01 39 Kim, Yoon Goo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC50-01 38
Kalentyev, A.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-02 56 Kimionis, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-01 4
Kalialakis, Christos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-28 70 EuMC01-02 4
Kissinger, Dietmar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC05-01 6
Kalinikos, B.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-42 48
EuMC09-02 9
Kallfass, I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-04 63
Kitsukawa, Yusuke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD07-03 66
Kamata, Katsuhiro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC28-01 23
Klappstein, Jens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC08-01 8
Kameda, Suguru . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC01-04 49
EuMC/EuRAD06-01 65
Kamei, Masashi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-03 64
Klein, Norbert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC19-03 17
Kamenetskii, E.O. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC15-05 14
Klein, Sylke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC07-04 8
EuMC45-02 35
Kleine-Ostmann, Thomas . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC33-03 27
Kamo, Yoshitaka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-10 44
Knapp, Herbert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-01 62
Kanaya, Haruichi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-03 7
EuMC/EuMIC08-03 Ko, Sang-Choon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-01 56
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Kaneko, Takuya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC51-05 39 Kodama, Christopher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-02 43
EuMC/EuMIC06-02 Koelpin, Alexander . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC07-03 8
Kang, Daehyun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
EuMC09-05 10
EuMC/EuMIC07-04 53
EuMC39-01 30
Kang, Minsoo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC47-02 36 EuMC39-02 30
Kangaslahti, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-18 58 EuMC/EuRAD04-03 64
Kanno, Atsushi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC47-03 36 Koenig, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-04 63
EuMC53-05 41
Kohdzuma, Y. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-07 67
Kapitanova, Polina V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC35-03 28
Kohler, Christian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC26-02 22
Karabey, Onur Hamza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC26-05 22
EuMC26-04 22
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-39 61
Kohmu, Naohiro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC35-05 28
Karaca, Zuhra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-02 38 Kolezas, Georgios D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-22 46
Karmakar, Nemai C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC40-01 31 Komaru, Ryota . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-10 44
EuMC40-02 31
Kondrashov, A.V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-42 48
Karpuz, Ceyhun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-02 38
Konovalyuk, Maxim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-01 43
EuMC55-04 42
Konstantinidis, Konstantinos . . . . . . . EuMC46-04 36
Kasahara, Yoshiaki . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC13-05 13
Koo, Kyung Heon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-31 70
Kasai, Kazumi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC13-01 12
Koo, Seungbeom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC06-02 52
Kassa, W.-E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-29 47
Kastner, Raphael . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC05-03 7 EuMC/EuMIC07-04 53
Kato, Noriki . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC28-01 23 Koo, Tae-Wan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-35 47
Kato, Takemasa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC28-01 23 Kooi, J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-18 58
Kato, Yuto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-23 46 Kosmopoulos, Savvas A. . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC16-03 15
Kawai, Tadashi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC05-04 7 Kouki, F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-35 60
EuMC35-01 28 Koziel, Slawomir . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC12-04 12
Kawakami, Kenji . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC53-04 41 EuMC22-05 19
EuMC/EuRAD07-03 66 EuMC45-01 35
Kawanishi, Tetsuya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC35-01 28 EuMC55-05 42
EuMC47-03 36 EuMC Poster01-34 47
EuMC53-05 41 Kra, Oliver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC25-02 21
Kawano, Yoichi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC31-03 25 Krasnok, Alexander E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC35-03 28
Kawasaki, Kengo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC53-02 40 Krasnok, Ekaterina A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC35-03 28
Kawasaki, Shigeo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC22-04 19 Krasnov, Oleg A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-14 68
Kaynak, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-04 11 Krasov, Pavlo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC25-05 21
Kazemipour, Alireza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC33-03 27 Krozer, V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC30-05 25
Kerherv, Eric . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC01-05 49 Krueger, O. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC30-05 25
Kerisit, F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC54-05 41 Kubal, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-01 67
Kersten, O. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-02 63 Kuhlmann, Karsten . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC13-02 12
Khan, Hassan A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC27-04 23 Kumar, Sushil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC48-02 37
Khan, Osama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD02-02 62 Kunishige, Kengo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-40 48
Khan, Wasif T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC02-04 50 Kuo, An-Yu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC29-04 24
Kuo, Che-You . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-01 38
EuMC/EuMIC08-04 54
Kurgan, Piotr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC12-04 12
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-04 67
Kuroda, K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC05-05 52
Khanna, Amarpal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC56-04 43
Kuroda, Michiko . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC29-02 24
EuMC Poster01-07 44 Kurokawa, Satoru . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-23 46
Kharrat, I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC34-05 27
Kuroki, Futoshi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-03 43
Khenissa, Mohamed Salah . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC11-03 56 EuMC Poster01-40 48
Khoder, Khaled . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-26 59 Kurty, Jan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-19 69
Kholodnyak, Dmitry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC18-01 16 Kurudere, Sinan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC44-02 34
Kienemund, Daniel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC26-02 22 Kurz, F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-04 63
Kihira, Kazunari . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD07-03 66 Kuylenstierna, Dan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC48-04 37
Kim, Bongsu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC47-02 36 EuMC Poster01-09 44
Kim, Bumman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC06-02 52 EuMC/EuMIC09-03 54
EuMC/EuMIC07-04 53 Kuznetsov, S.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC46-01 35
Kim, Chul-Young . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-02 40 Kuznetsov, Yury . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-01 43
Kim, Daeyeon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC01-03 49 Kwak, Changsoo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC29-05 24
Kim, Dongsu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-02 40 Kyabaggu, Peter B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC27-04 23
Kim, Dongsu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC06-02 52
Kim, Hong-Joon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-20 58 L
Kim, In-bok . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-20 58 La, Tran Vu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC08-03 9
Kim, Jaeyeon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC02-02 4 Lafond, Olivier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD02-01 62
Kim, Jooseung . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC06-02 52 Laforge, Paul . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-03 11
EuMC/EuMIC07-04 53 Lager, Ioan E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-02 7
Kim, Jun Chul . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-02 40 EuMC47-05 37
Kim, Jung-Mu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-37 60 Lahbib, I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC54-02 41
Kim, Kang Wook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-20 58 EuMC54-05 41

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Lahderanta, E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-25 46 Lin, Yu-Hsuan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC07-01 53
Lai, R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-18 58 Lin, Yu-Kei . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-39 48
Lai, Szhau . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC48-04 37 Lindner, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC09-05 10
EuMC/EuMIC09-03 54 EuMC39-01 30
Laifenfeld, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC22-03 19 EuMC39-02 30
Lamb, J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-18 58 Linz, Sarah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC09-05 10
Lampariello, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC23-01 19 EuMC39-01 30
Lampin, J.F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-05 33 EuMC39-02 30
Lamy, Yann . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-05 8 Lioubtchenko, D.V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC33-04 27
Langellotti, D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-12 68 Lischi, Stefano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-33 70
Lanzieri, C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-01 50 Litcheld, Michael . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC10-02 55
Laso, M.A.G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-05 33 Litschke, O. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-02 64
EuMC56-05 43 Liu, Chia-Kai . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-40 71
Lasri, Tuami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC33-01 26 Liu, Dongsheng . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC01-02 49
EuMC Poster01-17 45 Liu, Jenny Yi-Chun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC07-03 53
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-17 69 Liu, Lanqi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC01-02 49
Latysheva, E.V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC51-04 39 Liu, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC15-02 14
Laurent, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-02 54 Liu, Yi-Chen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-40 61
Lazaro, Antonio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC14-02 13 Liu, Zhenglin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC01-02 49
Leblanc, Remy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-38 71 Llamas-Garro, I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-37 60
Leckey, J.G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC05-03 52 Llombart, Nuria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-02 7
Leduc, Caroline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-05 38 Llorente Romano, Sergio . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC32-03 26
Lee, Dong-Jin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC03-04 6 Locatelli, Andrea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD04-04 64
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-13 58 Locatelli, G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-32 70
Lee, Hanseung . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC13-05 13 Lodato, R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC14-04 13
EuMC17-01 15 Lo Hine Tong, Dominique . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-11 57
Lee, Ho Seong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-35 47 Lohmiller, Peter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC08-04 9
Lee, Jeong-Hae . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC22-02 19 Lombardo, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-12 68
Lee, Juseop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC44-03 34 Longhi, Patrick E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-38 71
Lee, Kwang Chun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC31-04 25 Lopetegi, T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-05 33
Lee, Seungku . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC26-03 22 EuMC56-05 43
Lee, ShinYoung . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-35 47 Lopez-Diaz, D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-04 63
Lee, Soo-Ji . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC03-04 6 Lopresto, V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC14-04 13
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-13 58 EuMC25-03 21
Lee, Sungho . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC01-03 49 Lops, Marco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-10 68
Lee, Sung Jun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC31-04 25 EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-11 68
EuMC53-01 40 Louet, Yves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC43-05 34
Lee, Victor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC26-03 22 Lovat, G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC23-01 19
Lee, You-Tang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC08-05 54 Loyez, Christophe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC47-01 36
Leenaerts, Domine M.W. . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC47-05 37 EuMC47-04 36
Lees, J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-03 50 Lu, Cheng . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC20-03 18
EuMC/EuMIC03-04 50 Lu, Donghang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC09-03 9
Le Fevre, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC55-01 42 Lu, X. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-36 60
Le Gentil, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC04-03 6 Luca, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC34-01 27
Le Gouguec, Thierry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-06 67 Lucibello, Andrea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-02 11
Lekhovytskiy, David I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-21 69 Lugli, Paolo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC51-02 39
Lemaitre-Auger, Pierre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC13-04 13 Lugo-Alvarez, Jose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC56-02 42
Lemoine, Emilien . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-38 60 Lujambio, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-05 33
Lemos Cid, Edgar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC04-05 6 EuMC56-05 43
Le Pennec, Franois . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC08-03 9 Luong, Chinh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC03-03 5
Le Roy, Marc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-26 59 Lupidi, Alberto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-33 70
Lesnchal, D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC54-02 41 Lurz, Fabian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC09-05 10
EuMC54-05 41 EuMC39-02 30
Leufker, Jan-Dirk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-03 40 Lychko, Volodymyr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC25-05 21
Leuther, Arnulf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-08 68
Lewandowski, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC15-02 14 M
Leyssenne, L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC54-02 41 Ma, Tzyh-Ghuang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC05-02 7
EuMC54-05 41 Maas, A.P.M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD08-03 66
Li, Erping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC50-03 39 Maasch, Matthias . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC17-05 16
EuMC/EuMIC11-01 56 Maassen, Daniel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC02-03 49
Li, GuangFu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC02-03 5 Macchiarella, Giuseppe . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC32-01 26
Li, Ning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-04 7 Machac, Jan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC23-05 20
Li, Qiang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-25 70 EuMC40-03 31
Li, Shunli . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC20-03 18 Maci, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC23-02 19
EuMC29-03 24 Maddio, Stefano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC10-05 55
Li, Songlin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-41 71 EuMC/EuRAD01-01 61
Li, Wei-Ru . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-01 38 EuMC/EuRAD04-02 63
Li, Wei-Tsung . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC37-02 29 Madero-Ayora, Mara J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC43-03 33
EuMC/EuRAD07-02 66 Madrangeas, V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC18-03 16
Li, Xuyang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD02-02 62 Maglione, Mario . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC26-01 22
Li, Yunlong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-15 68 Mahdi, Najib . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-06 67
Li, Zhengyi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC13-01 12 Mahe, Yann . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC20-05 18
Liberti, Micaela . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-02 28 Makeeva, G.S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-20 45
EuMC36-03 28 Malacarne, Antonio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-04 65
EuMC41-05 32 EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-06
Malafaia, Daniel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Lim, Jongsik . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC02-02 4
Malakhov, Volodymyr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC25-05 21
Lim, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-03 4
Malherbe, J.A.G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC28-02 23
Lima, Isaac Silva Sousa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC46-05 36
Malignaggi, Andrea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC31-01 25
Limiti, Ernesto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-17 58
EuMC/EuRAD01-04 62
EuMC/EuRAD03-03 63
Malsam, Dimitri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-01 62
Lin, Cheng-Yen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-03 56
Malysa, Greg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD08-05 67
Lin, Chun-Yi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC37-02 29
Malyshev, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC35-04 28
EuMC Poster01-39 48
EuMC/EuRAD07-04 66
Lin, Ji-Yang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-40 71
Malz, Stefan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD08-01 66
Lin, Shouyuan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-34 71
Malzer, Stefan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-04 33
Lin, Wei-Cheng . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-01 38

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Man, Kim Fung . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-24 59 Meyne, Nora . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-01 28
Mancuso, Y. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC04-03 51 Michel, Patrice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC04-05 51
Mandica, L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-28 59 Micheletti, Filippo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC09-01 9
Manes, Gianfranco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC10-05 55 EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-37 71
EuMC/EuRAD01-01 61 Midrio, Michele . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD04-04 64
EuMC/EuRAD04-02 63 Migliaccio, C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD02-03 62
Mann, Sebastian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC09-05 10 Mikitchuk, K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC35-04 28
EuMC39-01 30 Milani, F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-33 70
EuMC39-02 30 Mimis, Konstantinos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC06-03 52
Manna, Antonio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC24-04 20 Mira, Fermn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC27-03 23
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-39 71 Mirabbasi, Shahriar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-04 57
Mansour, Raafat R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-03 11 MirMohamadSadeghi, H. . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-15 45
EuMC16-01 14 Mismer, Colin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-19 58
EuMC24-05 21 Miyazaki, Moriyasu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-04 40
EuMC Poster01-05 43 Mizutani, Hiroyuki . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC53-04 41
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-41 61 EuMC/EuRAD07-03 66
Manzari, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC14-03 13 Mizutani, Koichi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC08-05 9
Mao, Yanfei . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC33-05 27 Modotto, Daniele . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD04-04 64
Marante, R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC10-04 55 Mohottige, N. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC16-02 14
Marcelli, Romolo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-02 11 EuMC/EuMIC03-03
Mokhti, Z.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Marchives, Yoann . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC10-04 10
Molina-Garca, Mariano . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC08-02 9
Margesin, Benno . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-02 11
Molinero, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC54-03 41
Mariani Primiani, V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC25-01 21 Momciu, Adrian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-28 46
Mariotti, C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-03 4
Mondire, T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-35 60
Markert, Daniel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC06-05 53
Mongiardo, Mauro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC22-01 19
Maroldt, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC02-05 50
EuMC22-05 19
Marracino, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC41-05 32 EuMC Poster01-06 44
Marrocco, Gaetano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC14-01 13 Monsurr, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-32 70
EuMC14-03 13
Montero-de-Paz, Javier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-04 33
EuMC14-04 13
Monti, Alessio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC51-01 39
EuMC54-04 41
Monti, Giuseppina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC27-02 22
Martens, J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC39-04 31
EuMC40-05 31
Martin, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-02 54
Montoro, G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC10-04 55
EuMC/EuMIC11-03 56
Moon, Kyunghoon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC06-02 52
Martn, Ferran . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC17-03 15
EuMC/EuMIC07-04 53
Martin, Pierre Marie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-06 67
Moradi, Bahareh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-33 47
Martn-de-Nicols, J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-18 69
Morimoto, Yasuo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-04 40
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-36 71 Moro, Riccardo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC11-04 56
Martinez-Iranzo, Ursula . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-33 47 Moron, Joel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-38 71
Martnez-Mendoza, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC28-05 23
Morris, Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC54-03 41
EuMC32-02 26
Morris, K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-04 50
Marzolf, Eric . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-38 71
Mortazavi, Sanaz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD01-04 62
Marzouk, Jaouad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-17 45
Masood, R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC04-03 6 Mortazawi, Amir . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC26-03 22
Masotti, Diego . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC13-03 12 EuMC34-03 27
Mousavi, Mehran P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-01 62
EuMC19-01 17
EuMC45-03 35 Mouthaan, K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-36 60
EuMC Poster01-30 47 Mueller, J.-E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC43-02 33
Mastri, Franco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC13-03 12 Mukherjee, Soumava . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC03-05 6
EuMC22-01 19 Mukhtar, Farooq . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC29-04 24
EuMC Poster01-30 47 Muller, Christian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-04 33
Mata-Moya, D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-18 69 Mller, J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-01 39
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-36 71 Mller-Wichards, Wiebke . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-01 28
Matos, Joo Nuno . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-05 4 Multari, Caroline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-03 28
Matousek, Zdenek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-19 69 Mun, Jae-Kyoung . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-01 56
Matsumura, Hiroshi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC31-03 25 Munina, Irina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC05-05 7
Matsushita, K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC05-05 52 Muntzinger, Marc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD06-01 65
Matsuzawa, Akira . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-04 7 Murakami, Tadamasa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC07-02 53
EuMC37-01 29 Murata, Hiroshi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC35-05 28
Matthaei, George L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC38-01 30 Murphy, Luke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC37-04 29
Maune, Holger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC26-02 22 EuMC Poster01-08 44
Mauriello, Giuseppe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC29-01 24 Muer, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC02-05 50
Mautz, Joseph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-08 44
Mayer, T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC31-05 25 N
Maziere, C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC04-03 51 Nadaud, Kevin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-11 57
Mbaye, Amadou . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC43-05 34 Nagasaka, Masafumi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-03 64
McCormack, J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC48-03 37 Nagayama, Tsutomu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC50-02 38
McGeehan, J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-04 50 Naishadham, Krishna . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC03-02 5
McKay, Mark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-23 59 Nakahara, Kazuhiko . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-10 44
McKerricher, Garret . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-36 47 Nakajima, Nobuo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC05-04 7
McQuaide, Dylan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-04 67 Nakamizo, Hideyuki . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC53-04 41
Medina, F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC23-03 20 EuMC/EuRAD07-03 66
Meinel, Holger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD06-03 65 Nakanishi, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC05-05 52
Mele, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC19-04 17 Nakayama, Eita . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC01-04 49
EuMC/EuMIC11-03 56 Nakazawa, Susumu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-03 64
Meliani, Chak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-04 29 Nakkala, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC11-03 56
EuMC54-01 41 Nalli, Andrea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-05 55
EuMC/EuMIC07-01 53 Nalobin, Artur . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC04-04 6
Menargues, E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC56-05 43 Nam, Sangwook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC50-01 38
Mencarelli, Davide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC11-04 56 Nanni, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-01 50
Mendes, P.M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC34-04 27 Narahashi, Shoichi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC05-04 7
Mendez-Aller, Mario . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-04 33 Nasresfahani, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-05 43
Mric, Stphane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-16 69 Nauwelaers, B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC15-02 14
Merunka, Ilja . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC25-04 21 Ndong, D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-29 59
EuMC41-03 32
EuMC41-04 32
Mesa, F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC23-03 20

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Neculoiu, Dan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC48-05 37 Park, Byung-Chul . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC22-02 19
EuMC Poster01-37 48 Park, Byungjoon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC06-02 52
Nefedova, I.I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC33-04 27 EuMC/EuMIC07-04 53
Negra, Renato . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC39-05 31 Park, Dae Kil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-31 70
EuMC/EuMIC03-05 51 Park, Hyungchul . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC47-02 36
Nehring, J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC09-02 9 Park, Jong-Chul . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-02 40
Neto, Andrea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-02 7 Park, Jongmin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC50-01 38
Neumaier, Philipp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC33-05 27 Park, Young-Rak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-01 56
Neurauter, B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC31-05 25 Pascht, Andreas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC06-05 53
Ng, C.Y. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC05-05 52 Pasian, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC02-04 5
Ng, G.I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC08-01 53 EuMC21-01 18
Nghiem, Xuan Anh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-05 51 Passaume, Marco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD01-01 61
Ngoya, Edouard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-16 58 Passerieux, Damien . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC07-02 8
Ni, Jia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC05-05 7 Paulides, Margarethus M. . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC41-01 32
Nian, Feng . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC07-05 8 Paulotto, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC23-01 19
EuMC/EuRAD01-05 62 Pavlidis, Spyridon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC27-01 22
Nikfalazar, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC26-02 22 EuMC/EuMIC02-04 50
EuMC26-04 22 Payan, Sandrine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC26-01 22
Nikitin, A.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-25 46 Peden, Alain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-19 45
EuMC Poster01-42 48 Pedro, Jos C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-02 50
Nikitov, S.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC51-04 39 Pelez-Snchez, V.M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-18 69
Ning, Yaqing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-03 28 EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-01
Pelant, Martin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Nistal-Gonzlez, I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-02 64 Pelliccia, Luca . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC10-02 10
Niu, Dow-Chih . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC08-05 54 Pelosi, Giuseppe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC29-01 24
Niu, Zhaodong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-24 69 Penirschke, Andreas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC09-03 9
Nocella, Valeria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC10-02 10 Prennec, Andr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-26 59
Noujeim, Karam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD08-05 67 Pernod, Philippe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-04 4
Nunes, Lus C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-02 50 Perov, D.V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-31 47
Perregrini, L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC02-04 5
O EuMC21-01 18
Oba, Tetsuya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-04 40 Perret, Etienne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC13-04 13
Oborovski, Andreas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC05-01 6 Person, C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC04-03 6
Occhiuzzi, Cecilia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC14-01 13 Pessl, W. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC55-01 42
Ochodnicky, Jan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-19 69 Peterson, Bela . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD06-04 65
Ocket, I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC15-02 14 Petrini, V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC25-01 21
ODaniel, Christopher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-02 43 Peyresoubes, Georges . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-05 38
Ogboi, F.L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-04 50 Pfeier, Ullrich R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD08-01 66
Ogurtsov, Stanislav . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC45-01 35 Pger, Stefan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC44-01 34
Ohashi, Yoji . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC13-01 12 Pham, Tien Dat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC47-03 36
EuMC31-03 25 Piazzon, L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-01 50
EuMC40-04 31 EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-27 59
Ohta, Isao . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC05-04 7 Pichonat, E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC19-04 17
Okada, Kenichi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-04 7 Picollo, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-07 67
EuMC37-01 29 Pierantoni, Luca . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC11-04 56
Okamura, Yasuyuki . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC35-05 28 Pingue, Massimiliano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC24-04 20
Okazaki, Hiroshi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC05-04 7 Pinto, R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC14-04 13
Olmi, R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC09-01 9 EuMC25-03 21
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-37 71 Piotrowicz, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-02 54
Olopade, Abdullah O. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-14 44 Pirola, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-01 50
Onodera, K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC05-05 52 Pisa, Stefano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC04-02 6
Orcioni, Simone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC04-04 51 Pistono, Emmanuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-04 38
Otani, Norihisa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC07-02 53 Pittella, Erika . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC04-02 6
Otobe, Eiichiro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC07-02 53 Placidi, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-33 70
Otto, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-02 64 Plastikov, Andrey N. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD04-05 64
Owada, Tetsu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-04 40 Plsek, Radek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-01 67
Ozbay, Ekmel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-09 57 Pluzhnikov, Anatoly D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-26 70
zek, Ahmet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-02 38 Poddar, Ajay K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC37-03 29
Podevin, Florence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC56-02 42
P Pohl, Nils . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-08 68
Pokharel, Ramesh K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-03 7
Pacaud, Damien . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC18-05 16
EuMC/EuMIC08-03 54
Pacchini, Sbastien . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-04 4
EuMC27-05 23 Polivka, Milan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC40-03 31
Pache, Denis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC47-01 36 Ponomarev, D.V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC51-04 39
Pacini, Alex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC45-03 35 Pontes, Juan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD02-02 62
Pa, Alessandra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-02 28 Poole, Clive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC48-04 37
EuMC41-05 32 Popovic, Zoya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC05-01 51
Pajusco, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC04-03 6 EuMC/EuMIC05-02 52
Palacios Lzaro, Miguel ngel . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-05 63 EuMC/EuMIC10-02 55
Palego, Cristiano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-03 28 Poprawa, F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-04 63
EuMC54-03 41 Porch, Adrian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC07-04 8
Pallecchi, Emiliano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC19-04 17 EuMC33-02 26
EuMC/EuMIC11-03 56 Porokhnyuk, Andrey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC17-04 16
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-19 58 Porzi, Claudio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-04 65
Palmieri, Francesco A.N. . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-13 68 Pothier, Arnaud . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC18-03 16
Palombini, Diego . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-17 58 EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-38 60
Pande, Partha Pratim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-04 57 Potier, C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-02 54
Pang, C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-05 65 Pottier, Eric . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-16 69
Pantellini, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-01 50 Poulton, Matthew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC04-02 51
Papapolymerou, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC27-01 22 Poupot, Mary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC15-01 14
EuMC/EuMIC02-04 50 Prasetiadi, Ananto Eka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC18-02 16
EuMC/EuMIC08-04 54 EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-39 61
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-04 67 Pratt, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC48-03 37
Preis, Sebastian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-10 57
Paragua, Carlos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC27-05 23
Pardavi-Horvath, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-31 47 Presi, Marco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-04 65
Park, Bong Hyuk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC31-04 25 Preu, Sascha . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-04 33

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Preyler, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC31-05 25 Rorsman, Niklas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC19-05 17
Pribludova, Elena N. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-26 70 Rosa-Zurera, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-36 71
Prigent, Gatan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-38 48 Roselli, L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-03 4
Prou, N. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC54-02 41 Ross, Tyler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-28 46
EuMC54-05 41 Roumeliotis, John A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-22 46
Pruvost, Sbastien . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC47-01 36 Rowe, Wayne S.T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-27 46
Puech, J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC21-04 18 Roy, Langis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-22 59
Puentes, Margarita . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC15-03 14 Rudolph, Matthias . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-04 55
Rger, Reinhold . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC07-04 8
Q Ruiz, M.N. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC10-04 55
Qayyum, Saad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC39-05 31 Ruiz-Cruz, Jorge A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC24-05 21
Qin, Pei-Yuan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD07-05 66 Russchenberg, Herman . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-05 65
Quaglia, Roberto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-01 50 EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-15 68
EuMC/EuMIC10-03 55 Russell, D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-18 58
Quay, R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC02-05 50 Russer, Johannes A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC22-01 19
EuMC/EuMIC05-04 52 EuMC29-04 24
Quendo, C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC55-01 42 EuMC51-02 39
Qur, Raymond . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-02 54 EuMC Poster01-04 43
Russer, Peter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC22-01 19
Quibeldey, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-02 63
EuMC29-04 24
Qureshi, M.T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC56-03 43 EuMC51-02 39
EuMC Poster01-04 43
R Russo, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC25-01 21
Raboso, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC10-03 10 Ruzzene, Massimo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-04 67
Rachkov, Dmytro S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-21 69 Rydberg, Anders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-05 40
Rao, Antonio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC02-01 49 Ryndyk, Alexander G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-26 70
EuMC/EuMIC09-05 55
Ra, Gholamreza Z. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-03 33 S
Raque, Raihan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-05 67 Saad, Paul . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC02-03 49
Ragab, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC08-03 54 Saeedi, Shahrokh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC44-03 34
Risnen, A.V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC33-04 27 Safavi-Naeini, Saeddin . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-03 33
Rammal, Jamal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC07-01 8 EuMC56-01 42
EuMC07-02 8 EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-41 61
EuMC09-04 10 Saan, R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-15 45
Ramos, Angel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC14-02 13 Safwat, Amr M.E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC46-03 36
Rance, Olivier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC13-04 13 EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-42 71
Ranieri, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-03 63 Sah, Suman P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD07-01 65
Ranjan, K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC08-01 53 Sahrani, Shafrida . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC29-02 24
Rao, Pei-Zong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC37-02 29 Sailer, Alfons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD06-01 65
EuMC Poster01-39 48 Saito, Yosuke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC08-05 9
Rasekh, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-15 45 Sakane, Hitoshi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-04 7
Rathore, Vaishali . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-03 38 Sakurai, H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC05-05 52
Razban, Tchanguiz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC20-05 18 Salama, Sana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-12 57
Readhead, A.C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-18 58 Salazar-Palma, Magdalena . . . . . . . . . . EuMC32-03 26
Reed, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-29 59 EuMC38-04 30
Reeves, R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-18 58 EuMC44-05 34
Rehder, G.P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-05 11 EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-24 59
Reina-Tosina, Javier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC43-03 33 Salhi, Mohammed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC33-03 27
Ren, Zhixiong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC01-02 49 Salter, M.J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC39-03 30
Rennings, Andreas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC25-02 21 Salvo, Giuseppe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-05 55
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-31 60 Salza, Giuseppe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC16-03 15
Rentsch, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-01 39 Samir, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC56-01 42
Resca, Davide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-05 55 Samoska, L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-18 58
Reveyrand, Tibault . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC05-02 52 Samoylovich, M.I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-20 45
EuMC/EuMIC10-02 55 EuMC Poster01-31 47
Reyes-Guerrero, J.C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-05 57 Sanada, Atsushi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC50-02 38
Rezaee, Morteza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC44-04 34 Sanchez, Adrin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-05 29
Rezazadeh, Ali A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC27-04 23 Sanchez-Escuderos, Daniel . . . . . . . . . EuMC10-05 10
Ribeiro, Diogo C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC10-01 55 Sandhagen, Carl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-32 60
Richardeau, C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-28 59 Sangar, Paul . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-02 32
Ricketts, David S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC22-03 19 Sans, Marc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC17-03 15
Ridler, N.M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC39-03 30 Santarelli, Alberto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC04-01 51
Riminesi, Cristiano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC09-01 9 Sapone, Giuseppina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-01 62
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-37 71 Sardin, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC05-02 52
Rinkevich, A.B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-20 45 Sarkar, Tapan K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC38-04 30
EuMC Poster01-31 47 EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-24 59
Rioual, Stphane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC09-04 10 Sarkozy, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-18 58
Rittweger, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-02 63 Sarmah, Neelanjan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD08-01 66
Rivenq, Atika . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC47-04 36 Sato, Masaru . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC31-03 25
Rivera-Lavado, Alejandro . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-04 33 Sato, Shinji . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC06-04 7
Rizzoli, Vittorio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC13-03 12 Satoh, Kei . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC05-04 7
Roch-jeune, Isabel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-19 58 Sauleau, Ronan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC04-03 6
Rodrguez, Ana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC17-03 15 EuMC23-04 20
Roederer, A.G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC20-02 17 EuMC Poster01-26 46
EuMC/EuRAD01-02 61 Sautbekov, Seil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC25-05 21
Roelozen, Chris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-01 64 Sawyer, Evan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-02 43
Rohde, Ulrich L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC37-03 29 Saxena, Alok Kumar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-24 46
Rohrdantz, Benjamin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC03-03 5 Scalise, L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC25-01 21
EuMC13-02 12 Scappaviva, Francesco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC09-05 55
Roig, Mara . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC17-05 16 EuMC/EuRAD03-03 63
Rolfes, Ilona . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC04-04 6 Scheytt, J. Christoph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC36-04 29
EuMC16-05 15 Schlaer, E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC55-01 42
Rolland, Nathalie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC47-01 36 Schmalz, Klaus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC33-05 27
EuMC47-04 36 EuMC36-04 29
Roncire, Olivier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-26 46 Schmid, Robert L. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC08-04 54
Rnnow, Daniel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC43-04 34 Schmid, Ulrich . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC07-03 8

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Schopp, Christoph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-18 45 Stocklingsky, Bernie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC48-02 37
Schrader, Thorsten . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC33-03 27 Stpel, D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-01 39
Schreurs, Dominique . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC15-02 14 Struchkov, Sergey M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC21-05 18
EuMC/EuMIC04-01 51 Strunck, Sebastian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC26-05 22
Schuchinsky, A.G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC51-03 39 Styles, Tim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-09 68
Schuetz, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC09-02 9 Su, W. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-03 4
Schulz, Christian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC16-05 15 Su, Yu-Sheng . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-40 61
Schumacher, Hermann . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC08-04 9 Suematsu, Noriharu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC01-04 49
EuMC11-04 11 Sugiura, Tsuyoshi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC07-02 53
EuMC52-05 40 Suijker, E.M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD08-03 66
Schumann, Stefan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-03 40 EuMC/EuRAD08-02
Sun, Yaoming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
Schler, Martin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC15-03 14
Suriani, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-03 63
Scorrano, Luca . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-39 71
Suzuki, Takuya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC53-04 41
Sedehi, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-12 68
Suzuki, Toshihide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC31-03 25
Segovia-Vargas, Daniel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-04 33 Suzuki, Yasunori . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC05-04 7
Seler, Ernst . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-01 62 Svanda, Milan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC40-03 31
Selga, Jordi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC17-03 15 Svezhentsev, Alexander Ye. . . . . . . . . EuMC45-04 35
Selleri, Stefano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC29-01 24 Sychev, Aleksandr N. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC21-05 18
Semeniaka, Andrii V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-21 69 Szhau, Lai . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-09 44
Semenov, A.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-25 46
Sen, Ozlem A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-09 57 T
Senju, T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC05-05 52
Taddei, Ruggero . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC29-01 24
Sentieys, O. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC04-03 6
Taeb, Aidin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-03 33
Serano, Giovanni . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-04 65
Tahara, Yukihiro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC52-04 40
Serrano, A.L.C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-05 11 Tajima, Kenichi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC53-04 41
Seth, Marten . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC54-03 41 EuMC/EuRAD07-03 66
Shaforost, Olena . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC19-03 17
Takacs, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC34-01 27
Shamim, Atif . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC34-02 27
EuMC48-05 37
EuMC Poster01-36 47
Takagi, K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC05-05 52
Shapoval, Olga V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC35-02 28
Sharaiha, Ala . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC03-01 5 Takagi, Shogo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC51-05 39
Sharawi, Mohammad S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC20-04 18 Takagi, Tadashi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC01-04 49
Shariati, Negin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-27 46 Takeda, Shigeki . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC28-01 23
Sh-Asanjan, Desireh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC16-01 14 Talai, Armin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC07-03 8
Shavit, R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC15-05 14 Tam, Kam-Weng . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC20-01 17
EuMC45-02 35 Tamiazzo, Stefano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC32-01 26
Shealy, Je . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC48-02 37 Tan, D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC11-02 56
Shen, Zhongxiang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC24-01 20 Tanaka, Shoji . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD05-03 64
Sheta, Abdel Fattah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-42 61 Tanguy, Anne-Catherine . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC49-05 38
Shim, Hyunjin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC50-01 38 Taniguchi, Eiji . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC53-02 40
Shimura, Toshihiro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC31-03 25 Tantot, Olivier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC07-01 8
Shinjo, Shintaro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC48-01 37 EuMC07-02 8
Shramkova, O.V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC51-03 39 EuMC09-04 10
Shumaker, Evgeny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC Poster01-12 44 EuMC18-05 16
Sigmarsson, Hjalti . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC44-03 34 Tao, Yun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC24-01 20
Siligaris, Alexandre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC53-03 41 Taravati, Sajjad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC02-01 4
Silva, Andr Nascimento da . . . . . . . . EuMC46-05 36 Tarricone, Luciano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC14-05 13
Silva, Jeerson Costa e . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC46-05 36 EuMC27-02 22
Sinulingga, Emerson P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC27-04 23 EuMC40-05 31
Siragusa, Romain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC13-04 13 Tasker, P.J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC03-03 50
Sis, Seyit Ahmet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC26-03 22 EuMC/EuMIC03-04 50
Skripal, A.V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC51-04 39 Tay, B.K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC11-02 56
Sloan, Robin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-34 60 Teberio, F. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC42-05 33
Smolders, Adrianus B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC47-05 37 EuMC56-05 43
Snyder, Richard V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC10-01 10 Tentzeris, Manos M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-01 4
EuMC38-03 30 EuMC01-02 4
Soejima, T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC05-05 52 EuMC01-03 4
Terajima, Kazuma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC01-04 49
Sogl, B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC43-02 33
Solbach, Klaus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC25-02 21 Tertinek, S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC31-05 25
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-12 Tessmann, Axel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD03-04 63
57
EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-31 EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-08 68
60
EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-36 Tharayil Narayanan, Aravind . . . . . . . EuMC37-01 29
Sols-Carpintero, C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
Thevenot, M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-35 60
Sombrin, Jacques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC04-05 51
Tiercelin, Nicolas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-04 4
Sommer, Rainer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-08 68
Tillack, B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC11-04 11
Song, Peter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC08-04 54 Tilli, E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-12 68
Sonoda, Takuji . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC01-04 49 Tognolatti, Piero . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC41-02 32
Soric, Jason . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC51-01 39 Togonal, Alinor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC01-04 4
Sorrentino, Roberto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC10-02 10 Tomassoni, Cristano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC10-02 10
EuMC11-01 11 Tom, Ana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-06 57
Soto, Pablo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC10-03 10
Tommasino, P. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuRAD/EuMC Poster01-32 70
Soubercaze-Pun, Georoy . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuMIC04-05 51
Toscano, Alessandro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC51-01 39
Spinosa, A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMIC/EuMC Poster01-27 59
Tourtollet, Petot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC34-05 27
Sporer, Michael . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EuMC/EuRAD04-03 64 Toutain, Yann . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .