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Proceedings of the 5th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP 2011)

Rome, Italy 11-15 April 2011

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CFP1177B-PRT 978-1-4577-0250-1

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Non-Specular Scattering Modeling for THz Propagation Simulations ........................................................................................................ 1

Sebastian Priebe, Martin Jacob, Christian Jansen, Thomas Kurner

Stochastic Scattering Model for the Application of SBR to Rough Surfaces .............................................................................................. 6

Frank Weinmann

On the Practical Applicability of Series Expansions for Kirchhoff Diffractals......................................................................................... 10

Stefano Perna, Antonio Iodice

Target Classification Through Time-Reversal Operator Analysis Using Ultrawideband Electromagnetic Waves ............................. 14

Mehmet E. Yavuz, Ahmed E. Fouda, Fernando Teixeira

System Simulation of a Localization System Based on Power Level Detection with Distributed Antennas .......................................... 19

Arndt T. Ott, Mohammed Shalaby, Uwe Siart, Robert Brem, Thomas F. Eibert, Julia Engelbrecht, Ralf Collmann

Polarization Investigation of Rough Surface Scattering for THz Propagation Modeling........................................................................ 24

Sebastian Priebe, Martin Jacob, Thomas Kurner

Modelling Polarimetric Effects of Precipitation on Spaceborne Side-Looking Aperture Radar Response........................................... 29

Saverio Mori, Frank S. Marzano, Mario Montopoli, Luca Pulvirenti, Nazzareno Pierdicca, James A. Weinman

Landmine Detection Using Ground Penetrating Radar and Polarimetric Synthetic Aperture Radar .................................................. 34

Vaclav Kabourek

Estimation of the Radiation Pattern of Finite Arrays of Waveguide-Fed Apertures from the Transmitting Characteristics of an Isolated Element .......................................................................................................................................................... 39

Jesus Rubio, Juan F. Izquierdo

On the Design of NFC Antennas for Contactless Payment Applications................................................................................................... 44

Tim Brown, Thomas Diakos

Diamagnetic Metasurfaces for Performance Enhancement of Microstrip Patch Antennas.................................................................... 48

Kwok Chung, Sarawuth Chaimool

On the Impact of Arbitrary Nozzle or Dome Configurations on Dielectric Endfire Antenna Performance in Industrial Radar Level Gauging..................................................................................................................................................................... 53

Christian Zietz, Gunnar Armbrecht, Eckhard Denicke, Ilona Rolfes

MIMO OTA Optical Measurement Device ................................................................................................................................................... 58

Boyan R. Yanakiev, Morten Christensen, Gert Pedersen

Determination of Maximum Doppler Shift in Reverberation Chamber Using Level Crossing Rate ..................................................... 62

Xiaoming Chen, Per-Simon Kildal, Jan Carlsson

Estimation of Peak Spatial-Average SAR of Inverted F-Antenna on Metal Plate Using Lightweight Phantom Composed of Wave Absorber.......................................................................................................................................................................... 66

Tan Watanabe, Naobumi Michishita, Yoshihide Yamada, Hiroyuki Arai, Toshiyasu Tanaka

Upper Bounds on Fixed-Geometry Wheeler Cap Efficiency Measurements - Part I: System Model and Rectangular Cavities ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 71

Constantine G. Kakoyiannis, Philip Constantinou

Upper Bounds on Fixed-Geometry Wheeler Cap Efficiency Measurements - Part II: Spherical and Cylindrical Cavities............................................................................................................................................................................................................... 76

Constantine G. Kakoyiannis, Philip Constantinou

Total Scattering Cross Section Improvements from Electromagnetic Reverberation Chambers Modeling and Stochastic Formalism ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 81

Sebastien Lallechere, Ibrahim El Baba, Pierre Bonnet, Francoise Paladian

FDTD Channel Modelling with Time Domain Huygens' Technique.......................................................................................................... 86

Sema Dumanli, Chris Railton, Dominique L. Paul

Considerations on Cloud Attenuation at 100 and 300 GHz for Propagation Measurements Within the TeraSense Project................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 90

Gustavo Siles, Jose M. Riera, Pedro Garcia-Del-Pino

Conversion of Evanescent Waves Into Propagating Modes by Passing Through a Metamaterial Prism: An Iterative Approximation Method.................................................................................................................................................................... 95

Constantinos A. Valagiannopoulos, Constantin Simovski

A Physical Analytical Model for the Connectivity Evaluation of Dual-Polarized Millimeter- Wave Multi-Hop Backhaul Networks ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 100

Georgios Pitsiladis, Athanasios D. Panagopoulos, Philip Constantinou

Frequency Scaling and Estimation of Attenuation and Other Propagation Parameters Using the Koppen Climatic Classification ................................................................................................................................................................................................... 105

Maria Lucas, Jose M. Riera

Study of Line of Sight (LOS) and None Line of Sight (NLOS) Ultra Wideband Off-Body Radio Propagation for Body Centric Wireless Communications in Indoor .................................................................................................................................... 110

Mohammad Monirujjaman Khan, Qammer Hussain Abbasi, Akram Alomainy, Yang Hao

UHF Radio Channel Characterization for Wireless Sensor Networks Within an Aircraft................................................................... 115

Raffaele D'Errico, Lionel Rudant

Topological Analysis of Performance in Indoor ZigBee Systems ............................................................................................................. 120

Victor Torres, Juan Antonio Nazabal, Carlos Fernandez, Francisco Falcone

Feasibility Analysis of Peer-to-Peer Microwave Communications Between Self-powered Miniature Electronic Devices ............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 122

Dmitriy Penkin, Gerard J. M. Janssen, Alexander Yarovoy

Localization of Active UWB Sensor Nodes in Multipath and NLOS Environments .............................................................................. 126

Guowei Shen, Rudolf Zetik, Honghui Yan, Snezana Jovanoska, Reiner S. Thoma

Mutual Coupling in MIMO Antennas with Transceiver Separation ....................................................................................................... 131

Mauro Pelosi, Mikael Knudsen, Gert Pedersen

Using Dirty Signal - How to Use or Not to Use Noise Corrupted Signal -................................................................................................ 134

Tetsuki Taniguchi, Yoshio Karasawa, Nobuo Nakajima

Pattern Control of UWB Printed Antenna on Large Ground Plane ........................................................................................................ 138

Elham Ebrahimi, Oliver Litschke, Rens Baggen, Peter S. Hall

Bandwidth Limitations and Optimum Low-band LTE MIMO Antenna Placement in Mobile Terminals Using Modal Analysis................................................................................................................................................................................................ 142

Aleksander Krewski, Werner Schroeder, Klaus Solbach

Global Technique Analysis for Reconfigurable Reflectarray Antennas .................................................................................................. 147

Clement Yann, Renaud Loison, Raphael Gillard, M. Labeyrie

Arbitrary Fading Emulation Using Mode-Stirred Reverberation Chambers with Stochastic Sample Handling............................... 152

Juan Sanchez-Heredia, Miguel A. Garcia-Fernandez, Mathias Gruden, Paul Hallbjorner, Anders Rydberg, David A. SanchezHernandez

Indoor Angular Profile Measurements and Channel Characterization at the Millimeter-Wave Band ............................................... 155

Nektarios Moraitis, Demosthenes Vouyioukas, Philip Constantinou

Characterization of Integrated Antennas at Millimeter-Wave Frequencies ........................................................................................... 160

Yan Fu, Tan Phu Vuong, Laurent Dussopt, Fabien Ndagijimana

Source-Stirred Chamber/Cap Method for Antenna Radiation Efficiency Measurements .................................................................... 164

Yi Huang

From Cumulative NWP Precipitation Data to Small Scale Rain Intensity Distribution: Assessment of a Procedure ....................... 169

Carlo Capsoni, Lorenzo Luini, Antonio Martellucci

Analysis of Rain Influence on Joint Millimeter and Optical Elevated Links .......................................................................................... 174

Stanislav Zvanovec, Jiri Libich

Phase Delay and Differential Attenuation Due to Rain in Large Phased Array Antennas for Deep-Space Communications at 32 GHz .......................................................................................................................................................................... 178

Emilio Matricciani

Measured and Simulated Fluctuations of Received Power on 11 GHz Terrestrial Path Using Vertical Profiles of Atmospheric Refractivity............................................................................................................................................................................... 182

Martin Grabner, Vaclav Kvicera, Pavel Pechac, Otakar Jicha

Estimation of Rain Attenuation at Millimetre Waves from Experimental Drop Size Distributions .................................................... 186

Jose Garcia-Rubia, Jose M. Riera, Ana Benarroch, Pedro Garcia-Del-Pino

Sectorised Radio Channel Characterisation for Ultra Wideband Body-centric Wireless Communications....................................... 191

Qammer Hussain Abbasi, Mohammad Monirujjaman Khan, Akram Alomainy, Yang Hao

Simulated UWB Channel Modelling for Aircraft....................................................................................................................................... 196

Andrew Thain

Frequency Selectivity in Confined Environments ...................................................................................................................................... 201

Vit Sipal, Javier Gelabert, Christopher Stevens, Ben Allen, David Edwards

Performance Evaluation of Time Reversal in Intra-Vehicular Environment ......................................................................................... 206

Francois Bellens, Francois Quitin, Jean-Michel Dricot, Francois Horlin, Aziz Benlarbi-Delai, Philipe De Doncker

A Circular Polarized Self Tracking L Band Array with High Bandwidth and Scan Beamwidth for Inmarsat BGAN Applications..................................................................................................................................................................................................... 211

Neil Buchanan, Vincent Fusco, Dmitry E. Zelenchuk

Antenna Control Using EBG......................................................................................................................................................................... 216

Mohd Saari Mohamad Isa, Richard Langley, Salam Khamas

Integrated Photonic Antenna Unit for Dual WLAN Band Applications ................................................................................................. 220

Yevhen Yashchyshyn

Dual-Band Frequency Tunable Planar Inverted F Antenna ..................................................................................................................... 223

Issa Elfergani, Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, Raed A. Abd-Alhameed, Chan Hwang See, Hmeda Hraga, Peter S. Excell, Jonathan Rodriguez

Design and Integration of UWB Antennas for High Data Rate Miniature Impulse Radio Transmitter ............................................. 228

Ali Chami, Olivier Fourquin, Guillaume Clementi, Jean-Yves Dauvignac, Nicolas Fortino, Sylvain Bourdel, Jean Gaubert, Patrice Brachat, Georges Kossiavas

Dual Mode Helix Antenna for Wideband Terrestrial and GPS L2 Communications............................................................................ 233

Sultan Shoaib, Waqar Shah, Muhammad Amin, Nosherwan Shoaib

Non - Foster Circuitry Design for Antennas ............................................................................................................................................... 237

Stavros Koulouridis

Equivalent Electrical Circuit Model for Design and Optimization of MEMS-Controlled Reflectarray Phase Shifter Cells.................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 240

Farooq Ahmad Tahir

Circularly Polarized Array of Bent Monopoles for L-Band Mobile Satellite Communications ........................................................... 244

Aldo Petosa, Soulideth Thirakoune

Automotive Glass Antenna for Worldwide Cellular Phone Coverage ..................................................................................................... 249

Matteo Cerretelli, Paolo Facchini, Andrea Notari, Guido Biffi Gentili

Design and Experiments of 77 GHz Antennas in LTCC Technology....................................................................................................... 253

Dan Neculoiu

Dual-Multilayer PIFA for Wideband Signals ............................................................................................................................................. 258

Guillermo C. Vietti, Gianluca Dassano, Mario Orefice

A Fast Switching Antenna Diversity System for Improved Mobile Reception of Digital Radio Signals of a Geostationary Satellite ................................................................................................................................................................................... 262

Simon Senega, Stefan Lindenmeier

Multibeam Network Design and Measurement for Triangular Array of Three Radiating Elements.................................................. 265

Javier Garcia-Gasco Trujillo, Manuel Sierra Perez, Aitor Novo Garcia, M. Vera-Isasa

Efficient Optimization of Reconfigurable Parasitic Antenna Arrays Using Geometrical Considerations .......................................... 270

Prabhat Baniya, Samee Ur Rehman, Jon Wallace

Optical Design of the Stratosphere-Troposphere Exchange and Climate Monitor Radiometer (STEAMR) Instrument ....................................................................................................................................................................................................... 275

Mark Whale

Blanking the Abnormal Direction Finding Errors Caused by Wave Surface Distortion ...................................................................... 280

Eugene Kondakov

Loop Antenna Design for in Vivo Localized Exposure At 2.45 GHz........................................................................................................ 282

Andrea D'Attis, Caterina Merla, Alessandra Paffi, Rosanna Pinto, Giorgio Lovisolo, Micaela Liberti, Francesca Apollonio

Vital Signs Detection Using Doppler Radar and Continuous Wavelet Transform................................................................................. 285

Abubakar Tariq, Hooshang Shiraz

Microwave Focusing Algorithms for Breast Cancer Detection: A Comparison for a 2D Simplified Scenario .................................. 289

Raffaele Solimene, Giuseppe Ruvio, Rocco Pierri, Max James Ammann

Feasibility Study of an Ultra Wideband Pseudo-Noise-Radar for Medical Applications ...................................................................... 290

Xuyang Li

Microchamber Set-Up for Real Time Studies of Biological Structures in Presence of Electromagnetic Fields.................................. 294

Paolo Marracino

Analysis of Temporal Compression Characteristics Using Active Phase Conjugation in Systems with Multiple Antenna Elements........................................................................................................................................................................................... 297

Pei Xiao, Vincent Fusco, Padmini Sundaralingam

Mutual Coupling Reduction Between Closely-Packed MIMO PIFA Arrays.......................................................................................... 301

Qian Li, Alexandros Feresidis

Planar Compact Array with Parasitic Elements for MIMO Systems ...................................................................................................... 305

David Puente-Garcia

Uncertainties in Estimating Ergodic MIMO Capacity and Diversity Gain of Multiport Antenna Systems with Different Port Weights ................................................................................................................................................................................... 310

Ahmed Hussain, Per-Simon Kildal, Jan Carlsson

A Tunable Multi-band Meander Line Printed Monopole Antenna for MIMO Systems ....................................................................... 315

Alireza Mallahzadeh, Ailar Sedghara, Sajad Mohammad Ali Nezhad

Compact Bandwidth-Optimized Two Element MIMO Antenna System for 2.5 - 2.7 GHz................................................................... 319

Vladimir Ssorin, Alexey Artemenko, Alexey Sevastyanov, Roman Maslennikov

Reuse of the Mobile Communication Antenna for FM Reception............................................................................................................ 324

Cristina Picher, Jaume Anguera, Aurora Andujar, Carmen Borja, Carles Puente, Sungtek Kahng

Analysis of a Complex Waveguide Structure for Microwave Wideband Low Cross-Polar Aperture Antenna.................................. 328

Kathy Camila Cardozo Osinski Senhorini, Jose R. Bergmann, Jose Ricardo Descardeci

Multilayer Frequency-Selective-Surface Reflector for Constant Gain Over Ultra Wideband ............................................................. 332

Y. Ranga, Ladislau Matekovits, Karu Esselle, Andrew R. Weily

Broadband Bowtie Antenna for RF Energy Scavenging Applications..................................................................................................... 335

Fabrizio Congedo, Giuseppina Monti, Luciano Tarricone, Mario Cannarile

2 x 2 Dual Linear Polarization Wideband Slot Array ................................................................................................................................ 338

Jorge R. Costa, Eduardo B. Lima, Carla R. Medeiros, Carlos A. Fernandes

Study on Miniaturization of a Strip Folded Dipole Antenna with Two Linear Conductors ................................................................. 342

Junmyeoung Kim

A Dual-Band Circularly Polarized Monopole Antenna for WLAN Application .................................................................................... 346

Samaneh Esfandiarpour, Hamid Reza Hassani, Ali Frotanpour

Resonator Type and Positioning Study for the Creation of a Potentially Reconfigurable Frequency Notch in a UWB Antenna Return Loss........................................................................................................................................................................... 350

Symeon Nikolaou, Milos Davidovic, Marija Nikolic, Photos Vryonides

A Compact Coplanar-fed Monopole for Broadband Applications........................................................................................................... 354

Rosa De Paolis, Giuseppina Monti, Luciano Tarricone, Valeria De Paolis

A Tapered Design of a CRLH-TL Leaky Wave Antenna .......................................................................................................................... 357

Onofrio Losito, Michele Gallo, Vincenzo Dimiccoli, Domenico Barletta, Michele Bozzetti

Dual-Polarized Log.-Periodic Antenna on a Conical MID Substrate....................................................................................................... 361

Christian Orlob, Quang Huy Dao, Daniel Kornek

Ultra Wideband Printed Monopole Antenna with Dual-Band Circular Polarization............................................................................ 365

Mohsen Khalily, Mohamad Kamal A. Rahim, Muhammad Ramlee Kamarudin, Masoumeh Shaneshin, Shadi Danesh

Pulse Response Behavior of a UWB Antenna with Switchable Band-Notching Feature ....................................................................... 369

Alexander Vasylchenko, Rostyslav Dubrovka, Walter De Raedt, Clive Parini, Guy A. E. Vandenbosch

An Ultrawideband Antenna for FMCW-Radar Positioning Systems ...................................................................................................... 372

Gabor Vinci

A Planar Ultrawideband Antenna with Multiple Controllable Band Notches for UWB Cognitive Radio Applications..................................................................................................................................................................................................... 375

Mohammed Al-Husseini, Ali Ramadan, Youssef Tawk, Christos Christodoulou, Karim Youssef Kabalan, Ali El-Hajj

Tri-Band Antenna for WLAN IEEE-802.11 a/n, b/g/n and y a Generic Planar Antenna Design Approach....................................... 378

Muhammad Amir Yousuf, Christophe Roblin

A Concept for a Broadband Electromagnetic Band Gap (EBG) Structure............................................................................................. 383

Amir Zaghloul, Sandeep Palreddy, Steven Weiss

An Ultra Wide-Band System for RF Energy Harvesting........................................................................................................................... 388

Aniello Buonanno, Michele D'Urso, Domenico Pavone

Wideband Active Interference Cancellation Techniques for Military Applications .............................................................................. 390

Georg Karawas, Kavita Goverdhanam, James Koh

A Compact Reconfigurable Single/Dual Band Antenna for Wireless Communications........................................................................ 393

Hocine Kimouche

A Pattern Reconfigurable Antenna with Switching Function of Shape and Direction .......................................................................... 397

Daisuke Uchida, Hiroyuki Arai, Youngjoong Yoon

A Polarization Reconfigurable Slot Antenna .............................................................................................................................................. 402

Ali Ramadan, Mohammed Al-Husseini, Karim Youssef Kabalan, Ali El-Hajj, Christos Christodoulou

An Alternative Energy Source for Low Power Autonomous Sensors ...................................................................................................... 405

Vlad Marian

Effects of On-PCB Location of Radiating Element on the Performance of Mobile Terminal GPS Antennas in Multipath Environment ................................................................................................................................................................................. 410

Masood Ur Rehman, Xiaodong Chen, Clive Parini, Zhinong Ying

Size Reduction of RFID Antenna for Cable Indentification Application................................................................................................. 415

Tin Komljenovic, Zvonimir Sipus

Radiation Quality Factor of Spherical Antennas with Material Cores .................................................................................................... 419

Troels V. Hansen, Oleksiy S. Kim, Olav Breinbjerg

Performance of Electromagnetic Sensor Based on Shorted Stacked Patches ......................................................................................... 424

Branimir Ivsic, Davor Bonefacic, Juraj Bartolic

Textile MIMO Antenna for Wireless Body Area Networks ...................................................................................................................... 428

Jesus Santiso, Marta Cabedo-Fabres, Eva Antonino-Daviu, Miguel Ferrando-Bataller, Felipe Penaranda-Foix

Reading Range of Wearable Textile RFID Tags in Real Configurations ................................................................................................ 433

Sabina Manzari, Cecilia Occhiuzzi, Gaetano Marrocco

Parametric Analysis of On-Body Dual-Band Antenna Performance: Dependence on the Human Body Morphology...................... 437

Nacer Chahat, Maxime Zhadobov, Ronan Sauleau, Kourosh Mahdjoubi

MOM Analysis of Antenna Devoted to BAN............................................................................................................................................... 441

Farshad Keshmiri, Tuba Yilmaz, Yang Hao, Christophe Craeye

Study of a Confocal Configuration for Imaging Cameras Working at 220 GHz.................................................................................... 445

Itziar Maestrojuan, Ramon Gonzalo, I. Ederra, Jorge Teniente

On the Performance of Bundles of CNT-dipoles in the Terahertz Regime ............................................................................................. 448

Mario F. Pantoja, Amelia Rubio Bretones, Douglas H Werner, Pingjuan Werner, Salvador G. Garcia, Rafael Gomez Martin

H-plane Horn Array Using Low-Loss Rectangular Waveguide at THz Frequencies ............................................................................ 452

Daniel Sanchez-Escuderos, Miguel Ferrando-Bataller, Mariano Baquero-Escudero, Jose Ignacio Herranz-Herruzo, Antonio Jose Berenguer Verdu

Comparison of Ultra-wideband THz Generation and Detection Systems ............................................................................................... 457

Neda Khiabani, Yi Huang, Yao-Chun Shen

Discussions on the Main Parameters of THz Photoconductive Antennas as Emitters ........................................................................... 462

Neda Khiabani, Yi Huang, Yao-Chun Shen

Polarisation-Agile, Evanescent Open-Ended Waveguide Antenna........................................................................................................... 467

Peter Ludlow, Vincent Fusco

Matching Evanescent Open-Ended Waveguide Antennas Using the Imaginary Smith Chart ............................................................. 471

Peter Ludlow, Vincent Fusco

Slot Planar Antenna on Metallic Support with Large Bandwidth............................................................................................................ 475

Christophe Morlaas

An Operational Modified-LINC Demonstrator for Wireless Communication ....................................................................................... 480

Fatna Benahmed Daho

TDMA X-Band FMCW MIMO Radar for Short Range Surveillance Applications .............................................................................. 483

Francesco Belfiori

Study on the Variation in Dielectric Properties of Heterogeneous Substrates Composed of Nanomaterials ...................................... 488

Chinwe Njoku, William Whittow, J. (Yiannis) Vardaxoglou

Modeling Signals of Small Tumors Inside the Breast in Ultra-Wide Frequency Band.......................................................................... 493

Nikolai Simonov, Soon Ik Jeon, Seong Ho Son, Jong Moon Lee, Hyuk-Je Kim

Green's Function Formulation for Multilayered Cylindrical Structures and Its Application to Scattering Problems...................... 498

Sergey Knyazev, Yury Kostitsyn, Boris Panchenko, Sergey Shabunin

Tolerance Analysis of Linear Antenna Arrays Generating Shaped Beam Patterns............................................................................... 502

Marcos Alvarez-Folgueiras, Juan Rodriguez-Gonzalez, Francisco Ares-Pena

A Passively Switched Dual-Band FSS Slot Array ....................................................................................................................................... 507

Paul S. Taylor, John Batchelor, Edward Parker

A Broadband Antenna for GSM1800 and UMTS BTS Applications ....................................................................................................... 511

Suoaad Ibrakee, Jonathan Michael Rigelsford

An Attractive S-Band Dual-Pol Printed Antenna for Multifunction Phased Array Radars ................................................................. 514

Federica Mastrangeli, Guido Valerio, Alessandro Galli, Angelo De Luca, Mario Teglia

Design and Realization of a Wearable Multi-Frequency RF Energy Harvesting System...................................................................... 517

Diego Masotti, Alessandra Costanzo, Stefano Adami

Design and Fabrication of a Flexible Minkowski Fractal Antenna for VHF Applications.................................................................... 521

En Chi Lee, Ping Jack Soh, Nur Baya M. Hashim, Guy A. E. Vandenbosch, Vladimir Volski, Ismahayati Adam, Hidayath Mirza, Mohamad Zoinol Abidin Bin Abd Aziz

Slotline Structure for On/off-body Communications at 2.45 GHz............................................................................................................ 525

James Kelly, Kenneth Lee Ford, Richard Langley

Design and Analysis UWB Wearable Textile Antenna .............................................................................................................................. 530

Mohamad Kamal A. Rahim

On the Use of Soft Surfaces to Reduce Back Radiation in Textile Microstrip Patch Antennas ............................................................ 534

Iria Gallego-Gallego, Oscar Quevedo-Teruel, Luis Inclan-Sanchez, Eva Rajo-Iglesias, Francisco Jose Garcia-Vidal

Site-Specific Evaluation of a MIMO Channel Capacity for Multi-antenna Mobile Terminals in Proximity to a Human Hand................................................................................................................................................................................................... 538

Bin Abdullah Al-Hadi Azremi, Katsuyuki Haneda, Pertti Vainikainen

Performance Analysis of a Reconfigurable Antenna System for MIMO Communications .................................................................. 543

John Kountouriotis, Daniele Piazza, Kapil Dandekar, Michele D'Amico, Carlo Guardiani

Tri-Band Printed Monopole Antenna for WLAN and WiMAX MIMO Systems................................................................................... 548

Alireza Mallahzadeh, Seyyedeh Faezeh Seyyedrezaei, Neamatollah Ghahvehchian, Sajad Mohammad Ali Nezhad, S. Mallahzadeh

Ambiguity Analysis of Isolation-Based Multi-antenna Structures on Mobile Terminal........................................................................ 552

Bin Abdullah Al-Hadi Azremi, Mario Costa, Visa Koivunen, Pertti Vainikainen

Internal Handset Antenna Array for LTE/WWAN and LTE MIMO Operations................................................................................. 557

Ting-Wei Kang, Kin-Lu Wong, Ming-Fang Tu

Array Synthesis with Spatial Power Pattern and Polarization Constraints ............................................................................................ 561

Benjamin Fuchs

Sparse Electromagnetic Imaging .................................................................................................................................................................. 564

Marija Nikolic, Arye Nehorai, Antonije Djordjevic

Imaging and Tracking of Targets in Clutter Using Differential Time-Reversal..................................................................................... 569

Ahmed E. Fouda, Fernando Teixeira, Mehmet E. Yavuz

Circular Arrays for SDMA Communication Systems................................................................................................................................ 574

Andrew Hellicar, Hajime Suzuki

Design of Dual Beam Meander Line Antenna............................................................................................................................................. 576

Mohamad Zoinol Abidin Bin Abd Aziz

A Novel Dielectric Resonator Antenna with Very High Dielectric Constant .......................................................................................... 579

Nisar Ahmad Abbasi, Richard Langley

77GHz Center-Fed Differential Microstrip Antenna Array...................................................................................................................... 583

Ziqiang Tong, Andreas Stelzer

Low-Cost S-Band Antennas for Mobile Satellite Systems ......................................................................................................................... 587

Cesar Dominguez, Ferdinando Tiezzi, Jose Padilla, Rainer Wansch, Rafael Rummel, Alexander Popugaev

Design of Multi-Band Compact Antennas for Automotive Communications ......................................................................................... 591

Sergio Arianos, Gianluca Dassano, Francesca Vipiana, Mario Orefice

A Low-Profile Antenna Mounted on Metal Plane for Digital Terrestrial Television Reception........................................................... 595

Ning Guan, Hiroiku Tayama, Ryouhei Hosono, Hirotaka Furuya

Ground Plane Boosters to Provide Multi-Band Operation ....................................................................................................................... 599

Aurora Andujar, Jaume Anguera, Carles Puente

A Wideband Fabry-Perot Cavity Antenna with Successively Tapered Meandering Loops.................................................................. 604

Dongho Kim

Dual-Polarized Dielectric Resonator Antennas for Base Station Applications ....................................................................................... 606

Anders Derneryd, Ubaid Mahmood Khan, Ahmed A. Kishk, Mladen Milutinovic, Patrik Persson

Handset Antenna Array to Mitigate the Finger Loading Effect ............................................................................................................... 611

Jaume Anguera, Aurora Andujar, Yolanda Cobo, Carles Puente, Cristina Picher

Over-the-Air Performance Testing of Wireless Terminals by Data Throughput Measurements in Reverberation Chamber .......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 615

Anton Skarbratt, John Asberg, Charlie Orlenius

Multiple Sources Discrimination by Array Processing .............................................................................................................................. 620

Giuseppe Di Massa, Sandra Costanzo, Gaspare Galati

A Multi-Polarization and Multi-Frequency Single Layer Planar Antenna ............................................................................................. 623

Mayumi Matsunaga, Kenji Kakemizu, Massimo Candotti, Toshiaki Matsunaga

Design of a Dual-Band Rejected UWB Printed Monopole Antenna......................................................................................................... 627

Imen Ben Trad, Hatem Rmili, Jean-Marie Floch, Habib Zangar

A Low Cross Polarization 5 GHz-Band 3-Stacked Meander-Line Antenna Integrated with a Meander-Line Shape Balun ................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 631

Satoshi Yoshida, Shoichi Tanifuji, Suguru Kameda, Noriharu Suematsu, Tadashi Takagi, Kazuo Tsubouchi

Design of an Inverted F Antenna by Using a Transmission Line Model.................................................................................................. 635

Michele Gallo, Onofrio Losito, Vincenzo Dimiccoli, Domenico Barletta, Michele Bozzetti

Mode-Matching Formulation of a Conducting Wedge with a Corrugated Cylindrical Tip.................................................................. 639

Anastasis C. Polycarpou, Marios Christou

Dispersion and Attenuation Analysis of Substrate Integrated Waveguides by Driven Eigenproblem Computation......................... 643

Huanlei Chen, Carsten H. Schmidt, Thomas F. Eibert, Wenquan Che

Rigorous Determination of the Modal Spectrum for Multilayered Structures Through a Simple Closed-Form Approach ......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 647

Guido Valerio, David Jackson, Alessandro Galli

FEM Eigenmode Solver for EBG Band Diagram Computation ............................................................................................................... 650

Romain Garnier

Periodic Structures to Efficiently Launch HF Surface Waves .................................................................................................................. 655

Luca Petrillo

Analysis of RATAN-600 Radio Telescope Antenna Using the MLPO Algorithm .................................................................................. 658

Christine Letrou, Christian Parrot, Amir Baruh, Vladimir Khaikin, Michael Lebedev, Amir Boag

Performance of a Quad-Ridged Feed in a Wideband Radio Telescope ................................................................................................... 662

William A. Imbriale

A Simultaneous S/Ka Feed System for Remote Sensing Applications ..................................................................................................... 666

Christophe Granet, Ian Davis, John Kot, Chris Rose, Greg Pope

The CDT Ultra Wide-Band Anechoic Chamber......................................................................................................................................... 670

Jose Manuel Serna, Felix Tercero, Timothy Finn, Jose Antonio Lopez

Signature Measurements in Monostatic and Bistatic SAR Configuration .............................................................................................. 675

Helmut Essen, Manfred Haegelen, Sebastian Hantscher, Alfred Wahlen, Gunnar Briese, Rainer Sommer

Electrical Alignment of Antenna Coordinate System in a Planar Near-Field Setup .............................................................................. 678

Anders Mynster, Jeppe Nielsen, Sergey Pivnenko

RCS Measurement Results for Automotive Related Objects at 23-27 GHz ............................................................................................ 683

Tom Schipper, Lars Reichardt, Thomas Zwick

Surrogate Optimization of Indoor Radio Coverage ................................................................................................................................... 687

Lajos Nagy

Prediction of Range, Power Consumption and Throughput for IEEE 802.11n in Large Conference Rooms .................................... 692

Frederic Heereman, Wout Joseph, Emmeric Tanghe, David Plets, Luc Martens

Automatic Network Optimization and Dynamic Network Management Using a Propagation Prediction Tool in a Living Lab Setting .......................................................................................................................................................................................... 697

David Plets, Wout Joseph, Kris Vanhecke, Luc Martens

Optimization of Single Frequency Networks for DVB-T Services Using SA and PSO .......................................................................... 702

Marta Lanza, Angel Luis Gutierrez, I. Barriuso, Marta Domingo, Jesus R. Perez, Luis Valle, Jose Basterrechea

Analysis of the Mast Contribution to the Scattering Pattern of Wind Turbines in the UHF Band...................................................... 707

Itziar Angulo, David De La Vega, Olatz Grande, David Guerra, Pablo Angueira

Experimental Results on a Planar Array of Parasitic Dipoles Fed by Only One Active Element ........................................................ 712

Marcos Alvarez-Folgueiras, Juan Rodriguez-Gonzalez, Francisco Ares-Pena

Design and Realization of a New Antenna for Localization with RFID................................................................................................... 716

Tan Phu Vuong

Future Architectures for ESA Deep Space Ground Stations Antennas ................................................................................................... 720

Mario Fornaroli

A Wideband Conformal Antenna Array for Cognitive Radio/MIMO Applications .............................................................................. 725

Jagath Kumara Halpe Gamage, Bengt Holter, Irene Jensen, Karsten Husby, Jacob Kuhnle

Asymmetric Array Elements for Symmetric Scan Performance .............................................................................................................. 730

Hans Steyskal

Compact Multi-frequency Metamaterial-Inspired Antenna ..................................................................................................................... 733

Inigo Liberal, Inigo Ederra, Ramon Gonzalo

Analytical Modelling of Amorphous Glass-coated Microwires for Microwave Applications ............................................................... 736

Inigo Liberal, Inigo Ederra, Ramon Gonzalo

Analysis of Anomalous Extraordinary Transmission Through Metallic Arrays.................................................................................... 739

Miguel Beruete, Miguel Navarro-Cia, Vitaliy Lomakin, Sergei Kuznetsov, Mario Sorolla

Wide Angle Negative Refraction in Fishnet Metamaterials ...................................................................................................................... 741

Miguel Beruete, Miguel Navarro-Cia, Mario Sorolla

Stacked Cut-Off Hole Arrays for Lens Antennas at Subterahertz Frequencies ..................................................................................... 743

Miguel Navarro-Cia, Miguel Beruete, Mario Sorolla

A Novel 3D Printed Focusing Probe in Scattering-type Scanning Near-field Millimetre & Terahertz Wave Microscope ...................................................................................................................................................................................................... 745

Bin Zhu, Sam A. Vanloocke, Johan Stiens, Daniel De Zutter, Amna Elhawil, Cathleen De Tandt, Roger Vounckx

Collimating and Resonant Properties of Two-Shell Radially Symmetric Lenses ................................................................................... 749

Artem V. Boriskin, Alexander Vorobyov, Ronan Sauleau

Wide Band Hat-Fed Reflector Antenna for Satellite Communication ..................................................................................................... 754

Erik G.S Geterud, Jian Yang, Tomas Ostling

Beam Steerable Quartz Integrated Lens Antenna for 60 GHz Frequency Band.................................................................................... 758

Alexey Artemenko, Alexander Maltsev, Roman Maslennikov, Alexey Sevastyanov, Vladimir Ssorin

A New Metal-Rod-Supported Hat Antenna for Potentially Combining with the Eleven Antenna as a Dual-Band Feed for Reflectors ......................................................................................................................................................................................... 763

Jian Yang, Wei Wei, Tomas Ostling, Thomas Schafer

Dual-Band Annular-Ring Microstrip Antenna with Bow Tie Shaped Aperture Coupling ................................................................... 768

Monica Ramirez, Josep Parrion

A New UWB Radar System Using UWB CMOS Chip............................................................................................................................... 771

Yinan Yu, Sohaib Maalik, Jian Yang, Tomas McKelvey, Kenneth Malmstrom, Lars Landen, Borys Stoew

Optimization of Matching Circuits for Antennas ....................................................................................................................................... 776

Jussi Rahola

A Dual Polarized Low Profile UWB Antenna for Building Material Analysis ....................................................................................... 779

Dorothea Sturtz, Heiko Braun, Martin Pohlmann, Joerg Schoebel, Juergen Hasch

Novel UWB Low-Profile Sinuous Slot Antenna .......................................................................................................................................... 783

Antonio Manna, Paolo Baldonero, Fabrizio Trotta

Microwave Non-Destructive Evaluation of Corrosion in Reinforced Concrete Structures................................................................... 787

Gemma Roqueta, Luis Jofre, Maria Feng

Absolute Field Strength Measurements of Slotted Enclosures Using an Electro-Optical Field-Sensor ............................................... 792

Lena A. Thiele, Robert Geise

Contactless Measurement Method for Integrated mm-Wave Antennas.................................................................................................. 797

Ulf Johannsen, Marco Spirito, A. B. (Bart) Smolders

Radar Target Identification of Mining Infrastructure for Automated Mine Machinery Navigation .................................................. 802

Chad Hargrave

Design of a Low-Profile Printed Array of Loaded Dipoles with Inherent Frequency Selectivity Properties ...................................... 807

Daniele Cavallo, Silvio Savoia, Giampiero Gerini, Andrea Neto, Vincenzo Galdi

Direction Dependent Antenna Modulation Using a Two Element Array ................................................................................................ 812

Hongzhe Shi, Alan Tennant

New Circularly Polarized Slot Radiator for Substrate Integrated Waveguide (SIW) Planar Array ................................................... 816

Jose Luis Masa-Campos, Manuel Sierra-Perez, J. L. Fernandez-Jambrina, Pedro Rodriguez-Fernandez

Unusual Tapering of Leaky-Wave Radiators and Their Applications..................................................................................................... 821

Jose-Luis Gomez-Tornero

Cylindrical Active Coated Nano-Particles Excited by Electric and Magnetic Line Sources ................................................................. 825

Samel Arslanagic

Radiation Efficiency Improvement of Dual Band Patch Antenna Based on a Complementary Rectangular Split Ring Resonator ............................................................................................................................................................................................... 830

Noelia Ortiz, Francisco Falcone, Mario Sorolla

Comparative Study of the Integral Equation Formulations When Analyzing Left-Handed Materials ............................................... 835

Marta G. Araujo, Javier Rivero, Jose M. Taboada, Luis Landesa, Fernando Obelleiro, I. Garcia-Tunon

Bandwidth Analysis of Lumped-element-based Planar Anisotropic Cloak ............................................................................................ 840

Silvio Hrabar, Iva Malcic

Complex-source-point Beam Scattering by a Thin High-Contrast Dielectric Disk ................................................................................ 842

Mikhail Balaban, Ronan Sauleau, Alexander Nosich

Application of a Hybrid Domain Decomposition Approach for the Analysis of Large Reflector Antennas ....................................... 846

Carlos Delgado, Eliseo Garcia, Felipe Catedra

Double-shell Modified Extended Hemispherical Lens Feed for Reflectors in Scanning Applications ................................................. 849

Carlos A. Fernandes, Eduardo B. Lima, Jorge R. Costa

A Low-Reflection Flat-Lens Design for Microwave Imaging System....................................................................................................... 851

Yan Zhang, Raj Mittra

Modeling and Efficiency Investigation of Arrays of Reflector Antennas for Deep Space Communication......................................... 853

Marta Cametti, Marco Pasian, Maurizio Bozzi, Luca Perregrini

Particle Swarm Antennas for Wireless Communication Systems ............................................................................................................ 857

Anthony Minasian, Trevor S. Bird, Javid Atai

Design and Analysis of a Band-Notched UWB 1 to 4 Wilkinson Power Divider Using Symmetric Defected Ground Structure.......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 860

Firoozeh Khajeh Mirzaee, Abdullah Mirtaheri, Somayyeh Chamaani

Wideband Double Ridged Horn Antenna: Pattern Analysis and Improvement..................................................................................... 865

Meisam Ghorbani, Ali Khaleghi

Omnidirectional Low-Dispersive UWB-Antenna ....................................................................................................................................... 869

Jan E. Bauer, Rainer Wansch

Frequency Selective Surface Absorber for WLAN Security ..................................................................................................................... 872

Umair Rafique

Low Cost Measurement Setup for Passive Microwave Remote Sensing by Aperture Synthesis Technique ....................................... 876

Yassine Aouial, Olivier Lafond, Mohamed Himdi, Stephane Meric, Langis Roy

Evaluation of the Mono-static Microwave Radar Algorithms for Breast Imaging................................................................................. 881

Evgeny Kirshin, Guangran Zhu, Milica Popovic, Mark Coates

An Effective Toolbox for Water Distribution Network Monitoring......................................................................................................... 886

Giancarlo Prisco, Michele D'Urso, Gabriella Bernardi, Angelo Leopardi, Fulvio Schettino

Microwave Tomography for GPR Investigations on a Steep Fractured Rock Slope: An Example from Maratea ............................ 888

Francesco Soldovieri, Massimo Bavusi, Antonio Loperte, Vincenzo Lapenna, Gerardo Colangelo

The Effects of Support Structures on Near-Field Exposure Levels for HF Antennas............................................................................ 892

Ying Fu, Mike Hate, Richard Langley, Jonathan Michael Rigelsford

A Reconfigurable Decoupling and Matching Network for a Frequency Agile Compact Array ........................................................... 896

Yong Cai, Y Jay Guo

A Consideration of Equivalent Circuit of Magnetic-Resonant Wireless Power Transfer ..................................................................... 900

Hiroshi Hirayama, Yuki Okuyama, Nobuyoshi Kikuma, Kunio Sakakibara

On the Reduction of Mutual Coupling Between Stacked Patches by Exploiting the Properties of the Parasitic Patch..................... 904

Oscar Quevedo-Teruel, Zvonimir Sipus, Eva Rajo-Iglesias

Mutual Coupling Reduction Between Dual Polarized Microstrip Patch Antennas Using Compact Spiral Artificial Magnetic Conductor....................................................................................................................................................................................... 909

Lila Mouffok, Lana Damaj, Xavier Begaud, Anne-Claire Lepage, Hubert Diez

On Adjusting the Characteristics of a Low-Index Slab Antenna with a Finite Set of Metallic Pins .................................................... 913

Constantinos A. Valagiannopoulos

Design of a Compact H/OH Horn for the Parkes Radio Telescope .......................................................................................................... 918

Christophe Granet, Mark Bowen, John Reynolds, Ian Davis, John Kot, Greg Pope

A Compact UWB Passive Balun Solution for Cryogenic 2-13 GHz Eleven Feed for Future Wideband Radio Telescopes ........................................................................................................................................................................................................ 921

Hasan Raza, Jian Yang

Temporal Beam Pattern Stability of a Radio Astronomy Phased Array Feed........................................................................................ 926

Wim Van Cappellen, Marianna Ivashina

Reducing the Complexity of the Beam Calibration Models of Phased-Array Radio Telescopes .......................................................... 930

Oleg Iupikov, Marianna Ivashina, Oleg Smirnov

Corrugated Horn Antenna Noise Temperature Characterisation for the NRL Water Vapor Millimeter-Wave Spectrometer Project...................................................................................................................................................................................... 934

Jorge Teniente, R. Michael Gomez, Itziar Maestrojuan, Ainara Rebollo, Ramon Gonzalo, Carlos Del-Rio

Focusing System for a 300 GHz Radar with Two Target Distances......................................................................................................... 939

Javier Montero-De-Paz, Oscar Garcia-Perez, Alejandro Rivera-Lavado, Eduardo Ugarte-Munoz, Belen Andres-Garcia, Miguel Molina-Romero, Timothy Finn, Jose Antonio Lopez, Vicente Gonzalez-Posadas, Luis-Enrique Garcia-Munoz, Daniel SegoviaVargas

Analytic Techniques for the Design of Correlator Arrays for Remote Sensing and Radio Astronomy............................................... 944

Lorenzo Poli, Matteo Carlin, Paolo Rocca

Beam Steering and Adaptive Nulling of Low Sidelobe Level Time-Modulated Linear Array.............................................................. 948

Yizhen Tong, Alan Tennant

Modified Circular Taylor Patterns to Generate Footprint Patterns ........................................................................................................ 952

Raquel Eirey-Perez, Marcos Alvarez-Folgueiras, Juan Rodriguez-Gonzalez, Francisco Ares-Pena

ANN Element Characterization for Reflectarray Antenna Optimization ............................................................................................... 957

Pedro Robustillo, Jose A. Encinar, Juan Zapata

Design and Development of a V-Shaped Printed Dipole Antenna Array for Passive Radar................................................................. 961

Peter Knott, Ulrich R. O. Nickel

Comparison of Different PSO Initialization Techniques for High Dimensional Search Space Problems: A Test with FSS and Antenna Arrays ............................................................................................................................................................................... 965

Angel Luis Gutierrez, Marta Lanza, I. Barriuso, Luis Valle, Marta Domingo, Jesus R. Perez, Jose Basterrechea

Comparison of Heuristic Methods When Applied to the Design of Reflectarrays.................................................................................. 970

I. Barriuso, Angel Luis Gutierrez, Marta Lanza, Jesus R. Perez, Luis Valle, Marta Domingo, Jose Basterrechea

Shaped-Beam Reconfigurable Reflectarray with Gathered Elements in an Irregular Lattice for LMDS Base Station .............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 975

Eduardo Carrasco, Manuel Arrebola, Mariano Barba, Jose A. Encinar

New Low Loss Inverted Microstrip Line Using Gap Waveguide Technology for Slot Antenna Applications.................................... 979

Elena Pucci, Ashraf Zaman, Eva Rajo-Iglesias, Per-Simon Kildal

Unequally Spaced Arrays Synthesis Using Self-adaptive Differential Evolution.................................................................................... 983

Sotirios Goudos, Apostolos A. Nanos, Theo Samaras, Katherine Siakavara, Elias Vafiadis, John Sahalos

Phase-Only Synthesis of A-Periodic Reflectarrays ..................................................................................................................................... 987

Amedeo Capozzoli, Claudio Curcio, Enrico Iavazzo, Angelo Liseno, Marzia Migliorelli, Giovanni Toso

General Analysis Tool for Reflectarray Antennas in Dual-Reflector Configurations............................................................................ 992

Carolina Tienda, Manuel Arrebola, Jose A. Encinar

Accurate Electromagnetic Modeling of Liquid Crystal Cells for Reconfigurable Reflectarrays.......................................................... 997

Gerardo Perez-Palomino, Jose A. Encinar, Mariano Barba

Preliminary Results on Tunable Frequency Selective Surface for Beam Steering Transmit-array Applications ............................ 1002

Luigi Boccia, Ivan Russo, G. Amendola, Giuseppe Di Massa

Analytically-Designed Multi-Beam Arrays with Predictable Sidelobes ................................................................................................. 1006

Lorenzo Poli, Paolo Rocca

Synthesis of Sub-Arrayed Antennas for Wireless Power Transmission ................................................................................................ 1010

Paolo Rocca, Giacomo Oliveri, Andrea Massa

A New Method for the Prognosis of Scan Blindness Angle in Finite Phased Arrays of Printed Dipoles ........................................... 1014

Bilgehan Avser, Vakur Erturk

Performances of Galileo System Navigation Antenna for Global Positioning ...................................................................................... 1018

Silvia Arenas, Fernando Monjas, Antonio Montesano, Carlos Montesano, Cyril Mangenot, Luca Salghetti

Dual-antenna System Composed of Patch Array and Planar Yagi-Uda Array .................................................................................... 1023

Qiang Chen, Shiweiqu Qu, Jianfeng Li, Lin Wang, Qiaowei Yuan, Kunio Sawaya

Novel Method for Using Adaptive Array Antennas in DS-CDMA Mobile Radio Systems ................................................................. 1027

Amin Al-Ka'Bi

Real-time Adaptive Beam-forming for Vibrating Airborne Antenna Arrays....................................................................................... 1032

Harmen Schippers, Rasmus Cornelius, Adriaan Hulzinga, Guus Vos

Inclined Slot Array Antennas on a Rectangular Coaxial Line................................................................................................................ 1036

Satoshi Yamaguchi

Excitation of a Double Corrugation Slow-wave Structure in Terahertz Range.................................................................................... 1041

Vitaliy Zhurbenko, Viktor Krozer, Mikko Kotiranta, Faycal Bouamrane, Stephan Megtert, Thomas Bouvet, Aldo Di Carlo, Massimiliano Dispenza

Trade-Offs in Multifaceted Passive Electromagnetic Deflector for the 60 GHz Frequency Band...................................................... 1044

Muhammad Imran Kazim, Matti Herben

Water Content Evolution in Leaves Based on Active THz Imaging System ......................................................................................... 1049

Juancarlos Iriarte, David Etayo, Ines Palacios, Itziar Maestrojun, I. Liberal, Ainara Rebollo, Jorge Teniente, I. Ederra, Ramon Gonzalo

Circularly Polarized Multi-Beam Lens Antenna System for High Altitude Platforms (HAPS) ......................................................... 1051

Marco Letizia, Jean-Francois Zurcher, Benjamin Fuchs, Juan R Mosig, Anja K Skrivervik

Design of a Circularly Polarized Patch Antenna Over a Reactive Impedance Substrate .................................................................... 1056

Guillaume Chertier, Loic Bernard, Ronan Sauleau

Body Armour with Integral High Impedance Surface............................................................................................................................. 1061

Benito Sanz-Izquierdo, Edward Parker, John Batchelor, Jonathan Miller

Dynamic Tuning of Electromagnetic Bandgap ......................................................................................................................................... 1065

Dushmantha Thalakotuna, Ladislau Matekovits, Karu Esselle, Michael Heimlich

A Reconfigurable Miniaturised Split Ring Antenna Over AMC ............................................................................................................ 1068

Shaozhen Zhu, Kenneth Lee Ford, Alan Tennant, Richard Langley

Two-dimensional Magneto-Inductive Wave Data Structures ................................................................................................................. 1071

Christopher Chan, Christopher Stevens

A Review of Mechanically Reconfigurable Antennas Using Smart Material Actuators...................................................................... 1076

Shahrzad Jalali Mazlouman, Alireza Mahanfar, Carlo Menon, Rodney Vaughan

Improving Microstrip Filters with Gap Waveguide Packaging.............................................................................................................. 1080

Astrid Algaba Brazalez, Ashraf Zaman, Elena Pucci, Eva Rajo-Iglesias, Per-Simon Kildal, Ahmed A. Kishk

A Low-Profile, Wideband Circularly Polarized Curl Antenna Backed by a Polarization Dependent Reflector.............................. 1085

Hossein Farahani, Foad Fereidoony

The Performance of RFID Antennas on Metamaterial Substrate .......................................................................................................... 1089

Onofrio Losito, Vincenzo Dimiccoli, Domenico Barletta, Michele Bozzetti

Performance of Uniaxial Multilayer Cylinders and Spheres Used for Invisible Cloak Realization ................................................... 1092

Branimir Ivsic, Tin Komljenovic, Zvonimir Sipus

Circular Polarization from a ZOR Patch-Coupled Rectangular Ring-Mushroom Antenna .............................................................. 1097

Seongryong Yoo, Sungtek Kahng, Geonho Jang, Jaume Anguera

Application of the Complex Materials for Antenna Synthesis ................................................................................................................ 1100

Ivan Petoev, Vasili Tabatadze, Revaz Zaridze

Beam-Scanning Antennas Based on Metamaterial Planar Lens............................................................................................................. 1105

Yan Yang

Design of Dual Beam Printed Dipole Antenna .......................................................................................................................................... 1109

Jean-Marie Floch, Jean Michel Denoual, Yvan Kokar

A Conformal UWB Directional Antenna................................................................................................................................................... 1113

Domenico Gaetano, Max James Ammann, Patrick McEvoy, Matthias John

Design of Cylindrically Bent Antenna Array on LCP Substrate with Large Coverage at 60 GHz .................................................... 1117

Mingda Huang, Matti Herben, Muhammad Imran Kazim

Implementation of Single Reflector in a Quad-Yagi Array Antenna ..................................................................................................... 1122

Ignacio Anitzine, Juan Antonio Romo

Bandwidth Enhancement of Microstrip-Fed Slot Radiating Element Using Its Complementary Stub ............................................. 1125

Elena Abdo-Sanchez, Teresa M. Martin-Guerrero, Carlos Camacho-Penalosa, Juan Page, Jaime Esteban

Design and Performance Analysis of UWB Circular Disc Monopole Textile Antenna and Bending Consequences........................ 1129

Shuvashis Dey, Nandita Saha

Integrable Sleeve Choke for Radiation Improvement of a Printed Monopole Antenna for 2.4-GHz USB-Dongle Applications................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1134

Saou-Wen Su

Miniaturized Broadband Planar Feeding Systems for Circularly Polarized Antennas ....................................................................... 1139

Michel Clenet, Yahia Antar, M. Caillet

Substrate-Integrated Waveguide-to-Microstrip Couplers for Integrated-Circuit Antenna Applications ......................................... 1144

Vladimir Labay, Jens Bornemann

Optically Controlled Switchable Microstrip Filter for the GSM1800 Frequency Band ...................................................................... 1149

Chinthana J. Panagamuwa, Ahmed Ezzeldin

Computer Tool for the Analysis of the Doppler Spectrum in the Scattered Field by Wind Turbines ............................................... 1153

Maria J. Algar, Lorena Lozano, I. Gonzalez Diego, Felipe Catedra

Feasibility Study on Electronically Steerable PDHT Antenna S/S ......................................................................................................... 1157

Roberto Mizzoni, Franco Perrini

An Omnidirectional Dual-Reflector Antenna with a Shaped Main Reflector Described by Local Conic Sections .......................... 1162

Rafael A. Penchel, Jose R. Bergmann, Fernando Moreira

A Simultaneous X/Ka Feed System for Reflectors with a F/D Ratio of 0.8............................................................................................ 1166

Christophe Granet, Ian Davis, John Kot, Greg Pope, Karl Verran, Tim Mellor

Multimode Monopulse Tracking Feed with Dual-Band Potential for Land-Mobile Satellite Communications in KaBand ............................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1169

Hendrik Bayer, Alexander Krauss, Ralf Stephan, Matthias Hein

Synthesis and Analysis of Omnidirectional Dual-Reflector Antennas: Case of the Main Reflector with Circular Generatrix ..................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1173

Sandro Zang, Jose R. Bergmann

Generation of Circular Polarization with Low-Profile EBG Antenna ................................................................................................... 1177

Moustapha Salah Toubet, Mohamad Hajj, Regis Chantalat, Bernard Jecko, Ahmad El Sayed Ahmad

New Compact OMT Based on a Septum Solution .................................................................................................................................... 1181

Pablo Sarasa, Marina Diaz-Martin, Jean-Christophe Angevain, Cyril Mangenot

Study of the II Network as the Compound Slot Equivalent Circuit Model ........................................................................................... 1186

Ignacio Montesinos-Ortego, Manuel Sierra-Perez, Makoto Ando

A Comparison Between the Cases of Electric and Magnetic Sources in the Inverse Source Problem ............................................... 1191

Claudio Mola, Francesco Soldovieri, Raffaele Solimene, Rocco Pierri

Development of a Closed-Loop Fluidic System for a Phase Reconfigurable Reflectarray Element ................................................... 1192

Stephen Long, Gregory Huff

Novel Linearly and Circularly Polarized 60 GHz MEMS Antennas on Low- and High-Resistivity Silicon ..................................... 1194

Ezzeldin Soliman

Analysis of Using High-Resistance RFID Tag Antennas for Robust Impedance Matching ................................................................ 1199

Toni Bjorninen, Leena Ukkonen, Lauri Tapio Sydanheimo, Atef Elsherbeni

RFID on the Road---Some Considerations About Passive Tag Antennas.............................................................................................. 1203

Ondrej Franek, Persefoni Kyritsi, Gert Pedersen

Optimization of an Antenna for Wireless Energy Transfer .................................................................................................................... 1208

Giambattista Gruosso, Marco Mussetta, Riccardo Enrico Zich

Dual-Band RF Energy-Harvesting Circuit for Range Enhancement in Passive Tags.......................................................................... 1210

Chomora Mikeka, Hiroyuki Arai

Metadispersion for a Cascade of Planar Periodic Structures.................................................................................................................. 1215

Enrica Martini, Giovanni Maria Sardi, Francesco Caminita, Stefano Maci

Flexible Uniplanar Artificial Magnetic Conductor .................................................................................................................................. 1218

Maria Elena De Cos, Yuri Alvarez, Ramona Hadarig, Fernando Las-Heras

Equivalent Circuit Model and Reflection Phase Control Methods for Dual-band AMC .................................................................... 1222

Ji Hwan Yoon, Eun Young Kim, Yohan Lim, Youngjoong Yoon

Influence of Number of Rings on Radiation of CSRR-Loaded Leaky Wave Antenna......................................................................... 1227

Stephanie Eggermont, Isabelle Huynen

A Low Loss Rat Race Balun in Gap Waveguide Technology.................................................................................................................. 1230

Hasan Raza, Jian Yang

Discussion of Statistical Metrics for MIMO OTA Performance Based on Empirical Results ............................................................ 1233

Yifei Feng, Jens Jonas, Werner Schroeder

Isolation Improvement Method for Mobile Terminal Antennas at Lower UHF Band ........................................................................ 1238

Janne Ilvonen, Outi Kivekas, Bin Abdullah Al-Hadi Azremi, Risto Valkonen, Jari Holopainen, Pertti Vainikainen

Small Radiating Ground Plane with Higher Order Modes ..................................................................................................................... 1243

Marko Tapani Sonkki, Eva Antonino-Daviu, Miguel Ferrando-Bataller, Erkki T. Salonen

On the Limits of MIMO Systems: Complete Matrix Model and Intuitive Graphic Representation.................................................. 1248

Daniele Pinchera

Printed, Low-Cost, Dual-Polarized Dual-Loop-Antenna System for 2.4/5 GHz WLAN Access Points ............................................. 1253

Saou-Wen Su

5 x 1 Linear Antenna Array for 60 GHz Beam Steering Applications ................................................................................................... 1258

Mikko Kyro, Diane Titz, Veli-Matti Kolmonen, Sylvain Ranvier, Patrick Pons, Cyril Luxey, Pertti Vainikainen

Implementation of Broadband microstrip-U Coupled Patch Array on Si/BCB Membrane for Beamforming Applications at 60 GHz ................................................................................................................................................................................ 1263

Amar Adane

UWB SAR Medical Imaging Via Broadband Minimum Variance Distortionless Response (MVDR) Algorithm............................ 1268

Malyhe Jalilvand, Elena Pancera

Design of Multibeam CORPS-BFN for Cellular Mobile Communications Systems ............................................................................ 1272

Armando Arce-Casas, David H. Covarrubias, Marco Panduro

An Effective Approach for Sparse Arrays Design with the Minimum Number of Sensors................................................................. 1277

Giancarlo Prisco, Michele D'Urso

Balanced Antipodal Vivaldi Antenna with Novel Transition from Feeding Line to the Flares .......................................................... 1279

Hossein Azodi, Xiaodong Zhuge, Alexander Yarovoy

Gain Compensation of a Printed Log Periodic Dipole Array Antenna by Cutting-away the Dielectric between Radiating Elements ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 1284

Daniel Oloumi, Mohammad Mohammadirad, Seyed Reza Jokar Naraghi

Optimal Synthesis of Circularly Symmetric Aperture Sources with Shaped Patterns ........................................................................ 1287

Ovidio Mario Bucci, Tommaso Isernia, Andrea Francesco Morabito

Integrated, Single-Feed, Dual-Polarized Loop Antenna for Compact, Outdoor Access-Point Applications..................................... 1291

Saou-Wen Su

Experimental System for the Study of Multi-frequency Dosimetry ....................................................................................................... 1296

Marcos Alvarez-Folgueiras, Maria Del Mar Minana-Maiques, Eduardo Moreno-Piquero, Francisco Jorge-Barreiro, Elena LopezMartin, Francisco Ares-Pena

Hybridized Axonal Field Model for Signal Estimation in Magnetic Resonance Imaging.................................................................... 1300

Syed Anwar, Greg Cook

Open-Ended Rectangular Waveguide Near-Field Frequency Response of Multilayered Structures................................................. 1304

Ayman J. Jundi, Nasser Qaddoumi

Evaluation and Analysis of the Hidden Node Margin for Cognitive Radio System Operation in a Real Scenario .......................... 1309

Marina Barbiroli, Claudia Carciofi, Alessandro Guidotti, Doriana Guiducci

A Compact and Reconfigurable DVB-H Antenna for Mobile Handheld Devices ................................................................................ 1314

Laure Huitema, Tibault Reveyrand, Eric Arnaud, Cyril Decroze, Thierry Monediere

Fundamental Study on U-Shape Folded Dipole Antenna for WiMAX .................................................................................................. 1318

Nguyen Tuan Hung, Sohei Watanabe, Hisashi Morishita

Broadband RCS Reduction Using AMC Technology............................................................................................................................... 1322

Juancarlos Iriarte, Jose Luis Martinez De Falcon, Itziar Maestrojuan, I. Liberal, Ainara Rebollo, I. Ederra, Ramon Gonzalo

Design of a Wideband Radar Absorbing Structure.................................................................................................................................. 1324

Egemen Yildirim, Ozlem Civi

Analytical Estimation of the Time Varying RCS for Different PEC Objects........................................................................................ 1328

Aritz Estevez, Jesus Illescas, Antonio Marcotegui, Francisco Falcone

Imaging Through Random Media .............................................................................................................................................................. 1332

Ozlem Kilic, Andrew Smith

RCS Reduction Using a Combination of Artificial Magnetic Conductors............................................................................................. 1336

Maria Elena De Cos, Yuri Alvarez, Fernando Las-Heras

Time-domain Receiving Properties of a Multimode Cylindrical Waveguide Antenna ........................................................................ 1341

Ioan E. Lager, Adrianus T. De Hoop

Application of the Dual-Grid Scheme in BoR-FDTD for the Simulation of Reflector Antennas........................................................ 1345

Samsul Haimi Dahlan

Antenna Source Identification in Time Domain Electromagnetic .......................................................................................................... 1349

Pierre Bonnet

A New Robust Technique for Transient Analysis of Conducting Cylinders - TM Case ...................................................................... 1353

Zaker Hossein Firouzeh, Rouzbeh Moini, Seyed Hossein Hesamedin Sadeghi, Reza Faraji-Dana, Guy A. E. Vandenbosch

Dynamical Evolution of Brillouin Precursors in Multilayered Sea Water-Based Media..................................................................... 1357

Ana Alejos, Muhammad Dawood, Jianxiong Sun

Computations of the Effects of Wind Turbines in the Close Near Field of RF Installations............................................................... 1362

Emmanuel H. Van Lil, Jan-Willem De Bleser, Antoine Van De Capelle

Marine CSEM Scattered Subsurface Response Detection Using Total-Field Scattered-Field FDTD Formulation ......................... 1367

Andrea D. Dukeshire

On the Interference Analysis Between Terrestrial Cellular and Multiple Airborne Wireless Networks .......................................... 1371

Nektarios Moraitis, Athanasios D. Panagopoulos

Outdoor-to-Indoor Propagation Loss Measurements for Broadband Wireless Access in Rural Areas............................................. 1376

Kin Lien Chee, Anggia Anggraini, Thomas Kaiser, Thomas Kurner

Outdoor-to-Indoor Channels at 2.45 GHz and 5.2 GHz for Geolocation Applications........................................................................ 1381

Wei Wang, Jost Thomas, Christian Gentner, Armin Dammann, Uwe-Carsten G. Fiebig

Wideband Time-Variant Air-To-Ground Radio Channel Measurements at 5 GHZ ........................................................................... 1386

J. Kunisch, Itziar De La Torre, Andreas Winkelmann, Michael Eube, Tim Fuss

Empirical Time-Spatial Propagation Formula for Outdoor LOS Environments................................................................................. 1391

Teruya Fujii, Yoshichika Ohta, Hideki Omote

Dependency of the Power and Delay Domain Parameters on Antenna Height and Distance in Urban Macro Cell ........................ 1395

Annika Bottcher, Christian Schneider, Peter Vary, Reiner S. Thoma

Folded Reflectarray Antenna Using a Modified Polarization Grid for Beam-Steering ....................................................................... 1400

Sabine Dieter, Peter Feil, Wolfgang Menzel

Dual-Reflectarray Antenna for Bidirectional Satellite Links in Ku-Band ............................................................................................ 1404

Carolina Tienda, Jose A. Encinar, Simone Montori, Roberto Vincenti Gatti, Manuel Arrebola, Roberto Sorrentino

Analysis of Printed Reflectarrays Using Extended Local Periodicity .................................................................................................... 1408

Min Zhou, Stig Sorensen, Erik Jorgensen, Peter Meincke, Oleksiy S. Kim, Olav Breinbjerg

Demonstration of a Gathered Element for Reconfigurable-Beam Reflectarrays Based on Ohmic MEMS ...................................... 1413

Eduardo Carrasco, Mariano Barba, Bruno Reig, Jose A. Encinar, Pierre-Louis Charvet

Efficient Electromagnetic Simulation of Periodic Microstrip Reflectarrays......................................................................................... 1417

Farooq Ahmad Tahir

Bandwidth Enhancement of CRLH Leaky-Wave Antennas ................................................................................................................... 1420

Aita Thior, Xavier Begaud, Olivier Maas, Anne-Claire Lepage

UWB RFID Backscattered Energy in the Presence of Nearby Metallic Reflectors .............................................................................. 1425

Francesco Guidi, Alain Sibille, Davide Dardari, Christophe Roblin

Improved Design of an Ultra Wideband Universal Serial Bus Device Mounted Antenna Based on Comparative Radiation Efficiency Measurements........................................................................................................................................................... 1430

Nuno Pires, Marco Letizia, Stephen Boyes, Yang Lu, Yi Huang, Anja K. Skrivervik, Antonio A Moreira

Ultra-Wideband Microstrip Antenna with Coupled Notch Circuit........................................................................................................ 1435

Marjan Mokhtaari, Jens Bornemann

Air-gap Standing Parallel Strips Waveguide for X-ray Lithography Fabrication: Characteristics and Antenna Application .................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1440

Mohammadreza Tayfeh Aligodarz, David Klymyshyn, Atabak Rashidian

Freestanding Submillimetre Wave FSS Technology ................................................................................................................................ 1444

Raymond Dickie, Robert Cahill, Vincent Fusco

60 GHz Ultrawideband Hybrid-Integrated Dual-Polarized Front-End in LTCC Technology ........................................................... 1449

Robert Muller, Alexis Paolo Garcia Ariza, Lei Xia, Frank Wollenschlager, Alexander Schulz, Daniel Lopez-Diaz, Mohamed Elkhouly, Reiner S. Thoma, Matthias Hein, Jens Muller

Dual-Polarized Architecture for Channel Sounding At 60 GHz with Digital/Analog Phase Control Based on 0.25µm SiGe BiCMOS and LTCC Technology......................................................................................................................................... 1454

Alexis Paolo Garcia Ariza, Robert Muller, Frank Wollenschlager, Lei Xia, Mohamed Elkhouly, Yaoming Sun, Uwe Trautwein, Reiner S. Thoma

Low Loss Goubau Line on High-Resitivity Silicon in the 57-64 GHz Band .......................................................................................... 1459

Julien Emond

Performance of Site Diversity Technique Estimated from Time Diversity ........................................................................................... 1463

Carlo Capsoni, Michele D'Amico, Roberto Nebuloni, Carlo Riva

A Tool for Synthesizing Rain Attenuation Time Series in LEO Earth Observation Satellite Downlinks at Ka Band ..................... 1467

Pantelis-Daniel Arapoglou, Athanasios D. Panagopoulos

Long Term Rain Rate and Ka-Band Attenuation Variability in Aveiro................................................................................................ 1471

Armando C Rocha, Claudia Camacho

Simulation of Outage for 21-GHz Band Satellite Broadcasting System Using Frequency Scaling of Measured Rain Attenuation.................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1475

Susumu Nakazawa

Mixture Weibull Model Applied to the Cumulative Distribution of Rainfall Induced Attenuation in Tropical Brazil ................... 1480

Erasmus Miranda, Marlene S. Pontes, Luiz A. R. Da Silva Mello

Design and Characterization of 2-bit Passive Unit-Cells and Transmit-Arrays in X-Band ................................................................ 1484

Antonio Clemente, Laurent Dussopt, Ronan Sauleau, Patrick Potier, Philippe Pouliguen

Robust 2-bit Dual-Linearly-Polarised Unit-Cell for Reflectarray Applications ................................................................................... 1488

Roger Pereira, Raphael Gillard, Ronan Sauleau, Patrick Potier, Thierry Dousset, Xavier Delestre

Validation of Concentric Square Rings Backscattering for Reflectarray Applications ....................................................................... 1491

Guillermo C Vietti, Marco Mussetta, Paola Pirinoli, Mario Orefice

Reflectarray Antennas with Accurate Calculation of Phase Shifts......................................................................................................... 1493

Yasser Abdallah, Cyrille Menudier, Marc Thevenot, Thierry Monediere

On Cross-Polarization in Spiraphase-Type Reflectarrays with Elements Based on Ring Slot with Loaded Stubs .......................... 1497

Alexander Martynyuk, Jesus Rodriguez-Zamudio, Daniel Fuentes-Zuniga

Configuration Requirements for Log-Periodic Array Antennas ............................................................................................................ 1501

Jian Yang

Investigation of Backfire Monofilar Helical Antenna .............................................................................................................................. 1506

Thomas Smith, Niels Larsen, Ulrich Gothelf, Oleksiy S. Kim, Olav Breinbjerg

Compact High-Gain Short-Horn Antenna for UWB Applications......................................................................................................... 1511

Y. Ranga, Karu Esselle, Andrew R. Weily, Anand Verma

Design of Triple-Band Dipole-Type Antenna with Dual-Band Artificial Magnetic Conductor Structure ........................................ 1514

Maisarah Abu, Mohamad Kamal A. Rahim, Osman Ayop, Farid Zubir

Wideband W-band Patch Antenna............................................................................................................................................................. 1518

Hongyu Zhou, Nathan Sutton, Dejan Filipovic

Dielectric Horn Antennas in the Terahertz Band ..................................................................................................................................... 1522

Belen Andres-Garcia, Luis-Enrique Garcia-Munoz, Sebastian Bauerschmidt, Sascha Preu, Stefan Malzer, Gottfried Dohler, Linjun Wang, Daniel Segovia-Vargas

Parasitic Mode Suppression Techniques for Shielded Fabry-Perot Cavity Antennas ......................................................................... 1526

Shoaib Muhammad, Ronan Sauleau, H. Legay

Recent Developments and Recommendations for Improving Harmonic Radar Tracking Systems ................................................... 1531

Nazifa Tahir, Graham Michael Brooker

Electrically Tunable Liquid Crystal Phase Shifter in Antipodal Finline Technology for Reconfigurable W-Band Vivaldi Antenna Array Concepts................................................................................................................................................................ 1536

Markus Koeberle, Matthias Hoefle, Mo Chen, Andreas Penirschke, Rolf Jakoby

Near/Farfield Measurements of a Polarisation Agile Phased Array at Ku-Band ................................................................................. 1540

Rens Baggen, Stefano Vaccaro, Daniel Llorens Del Rio, Martin Bottcher, Stefan Weitz, Michael Wleklinski

Precise Element Field Measurement for Phased Array Calibrations .................................................................................................... 1545

Toru Takahashi

New Calibration Method Used for Active Phased Array Antennas ....................................................................................................... 1550

Thomas Lambard, Herve Jeuland, Olivier Lafond, Mohamed Himdi, Sylvain Bolioli

OTA Throughput Testing of Multi-Antenna Terminals by Using StarMIMO Test Range ................................................................ 1554

Alessandro Scannavini, Lars Jacob Foged, Nicolas Gross

Radiation Characteristics on Fading Generator Using Scattering Objects........................................................................................... 1558

Ryo Yamaguchi

Automatic Mesh Generation for Planar Structures Based on Contours, Adaptive Grid and the Delaunay Condition................... 1562

Tomasz Linkowski, Piotr Slobodzian

Extending a Hybrid FEBI-MLFMM-UTD Method to Treat Dielectric Objects with the Boundary Integral Method.................... 1567

Nicola Staffolani

A New Accurate and Efficient Analysis of the Electromagnetic Scattering by a Perfectly Conducting Rectangular Plate................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 1570

Giulia Coluccini, Mario Lucido

Numerical Study of the Differential Phase Shift in a Circular Ferrite-Dielectric Waveguide ............................................................ 1573

Georgi Nikolov Georgiev, Mariana Nikolova Georgieva-Grosse

Radiation Q of Dipole Modal Currents...................................................................................................................................................... 1578

Pavel Hazdra, Miloslav Capek, Jan Eichler, Pavel Hamouz, Milos Mazanek

Useing of Double-Positive and Double-Negative Materials for Minimisation of Stratton-Chu Antenna Size................................... 1582

Boris Panchenko, Nikolay Knyazev, Sergey Shabunin

Analysis of Electromagnetic Systems Using Graphics Processing Units................................................................................................ 1584

Sladjana Maric, Dragan I. Olcan, Branko Kolundzija

Advances in FDTD for Dispersive and High Frequency Simulations .................................................................................................... 1589

Stefan Schild, Nicolas Chavannes, Niels Kuster

Efficient Generation of the High-Level Basis Functions in CBFM......................................................................................................... 1593

Eliseo Garcia

A Kernel Independent Butterfly Algorithm for Fast Integral Transforms of Oscillatory Type ......................................................... 1597

Felipe Vico-Bondia, Miguel Ferrando-Bataller, Daniel Sanchez-Escuderos, Esperanza Alfonso

Preliminary Results from a Physically-Based Methodology for the Evaluation of a Time Diversity System.................................... 1600

Lorenzo Luini, Carlo Capsoni

Processing of the Interferometric Data from Satellite ALOS of Lake Baikal Natural Territory ....................................................... 1605

Alexander Leonov, Irina Kirbizhekova

Analysis of Time and Spatial Evolution of Brillouin Precursors Through Metallic Media in THz Band.......................................... 1608

Ana Alejos, Muhammad Dawood, Francisco Falcone, Miguel Navarro-Cia

Influence on the Ear-to-Ear Link Loss from Heterogeneous Head Phantom Variations .................................................................... 1612

Rohit Chandra, Anders Johansson

Evaluation in Terms of BER of the WBAN System Using UWB and ISM Band.................................................................................. 1616

Takayuki Sasamori

Measurement and Characterization of the Path Loss for Ear-to-Ear Wireless Communication ....................................................... 1621

Baqer Nour, Olav Breinbjerg

Troposphere Refraction State Classification Using Measured Attenuation of Non-Line-of-Sight Microwave Links ...................... 1626

Otakar Jicha, Pavel Pechac, Vaclav Kvicera, Martin Grabner

Comparison Between GMSK and PSK Modulation Systems in the Wireless Propagation Channels Emulated in a Reverberating Chamber .............................................................................................................................................................................. 1630

Antonio Sorrentino, Giuseppe Ferrara, Maurizio Migliaccio

Estimation of Airport Surface Propagation Channel: Ray Tracing Model and Measurements......................................................... 1634

Pierpaolo Usai, Alessandro Corucci, Snjezana Gligorevic, Agostino Monorchio

Experimental Investigation of Impact of Antenna Locations on the Capacity of Wideband Distributed Antenna Systems in Indoor Environments................................................................................................................................................................ 1639

Xu Zhou, Xuefeng Yin, Byung-Jae Kwak, Hyun Kyu Chung

Creation of an Isotropic Multi-Path Propagation Channel Using SATIMO SG24 System................................................................. 1644

Alaa Choumane, Moctar Mouhamadou, Cyril Decroze, David Carsenat, Stephanie Liebus

Analysis of AOA-TOA Signal Distribution in Indoor Environments..................................................................................................... 1646

Evgeny Tsalolihin, Igal Bilik, Nathan Blaunstein, Sudeep Shakya

Influence of Modelling Diffraction on Electromagnetic Wave Propagation Predictions in Subterranean Galleries ....................... 1651

Ludek Subrt, Pavel Pechac

MIMO Indoor Propagation Prediction Using 3D Shoot-and-Bounce Ray (SBR) Tracing Technique for 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz...................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1655

Yousef Dama, Raed A. Abd-Alhameed, Fernando Salazar-Quioonez, Dawei Zhou, Stephen M. R. Jones, Steven Gao

Wireless MIMO Channel Capacity Analysis Based on Multiple Spatial Diversity for Indoor Propagation..................................... 1659

Mohamad Zoinol Abidin Bin Abd Aziz

Spatial, Polarized and Cross-Polarized Correlation Measurements for Single-BS MIMO and Multi-BS Cooperative MIMO ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 1662

Yoshichika Ohta, Sugita Yosuke, Hideki Omote, Teruya Fujii

Single Layer Anisotropic Impedance Surface for Linear to Circular Polarization Conversion in Reflect Mode............................. 1666

Efstratios Doumanis, George Goussetis, Jose-Luis Gomez-Tornero, Robert Cahill, Vincent Fusco

NAVRCS - A Simulation Tool for Maritime Targets Under Realistic Conditions ............................................................................... 1671

Helmut Essen, Hans Hellmuth Fuchs, Gregor Biegel, Gert Lindqvist

A WLAN Planning Proposal Through Direct Probabilistic Method and Particle Swarm Algorithm Hybrid Approach ....................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1674

Josiane Do Couto Rodrigues, Simone Da G. De Castro Fraiha, Jasmine Priscyla Leite De Araujo, Herminio Gomes, Carlos Renato Frances, Gervasio Cavalcante

Computational Reasoning Over Radiopropagation Models and Their Formulations ......................................................................... 1679

Marco Zappatore

Spectrum Sensing in mm-Wave Cognitive Radio Networks Under Rain Fading ................................................................................. 1684

Dimitrios Papanikolaou, Nikolaos Papanikolaou, Georgios Pitsiladis, Athanasios D. Panagopoulos, Philip Constantinou

Localized Behaviors of Rain Measured in Tokyo Tech Millimeter-wave Wireless Network .............................................................. 1688

Makoto Ando, Md. Mohibul Hasan, Rushanthi Jayawardene, Takuichi Hirano, Jiro Hirokawa

Depolarization Effect in Signals Scattered by Wind Turbines................................................................................................................ 1693

I. Etayo, Ananda Satrustegui, Miguel Yabar, Francisco Falcone, Antonio J. Lopez-Martin

Propagation Over Terrain - Comparison of Method ............................................................................................................................... 1697

Vladimir Schejbal, Dusan Cermak, Ondrej Fiser, Jan Pidanic

Features of Short Wave Propagation in Winter Conditions.................................................................................................................... 1702

Natalya Mozhaeva

Estimating Channel Fading Statistics Based on Radio Wave Propagation Predicted with Deterministic MR-FDPF Method ........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1706

Meiling Luo, Dmitry Umansky, Guillaume Villemaud, Marc Lafort, Jean-Marie Gorce

Comparison Between Two Simulation Techniques and Measurement Results for Ultra Wideband Indoor Radio Channels ........................................................................................................................................................................................................ 1710

Fabricio Barros, Luis Ramirez, Emanoel Costa, Flavio Hasselmann, G. Lima Siqueira

FSO Link Performance Modelling Using Artificial Intelligence............................................................................................................. 1715

Martin Mudroch, Jiri Libich, Stanislav Zvanovec, Milos Mazanek

A Comparison of MLP and RBF Neural Networks Architectures for Electromagnetic Field Prediction in Indoor Environments ................................................................................................................................................................................................ 1719

Ivan Vilovic

Diffraction of an Electric Polarized Wave by an Obtuse-Angled Dielectric Wedge: A UAPO Solution............................................ 1724

Giovanni Riccio, Gianluca Gennarelli

Transmission Properties of the Circular Waveguide, Containing an Azimuthally Magnetized Ferrite Toroid and a Dielectric Cylinder........................................................................................................................................................................................ 1729

Mariana Nikolova Georgieva-Grosse, Georgi Nikolov Georgiev

A New Mesh Generator Optimized for Electromagnetic Analysis ......................................................................................................... 1734

Javier Moreno, Maria Jesus Algar, I. Gonzalez Diego, Felipe Catedra

Investigation of Multipactor Effect on Return Loss Degradation .......................................................................................................... 1739

Ali Frotanpour, Gholamreza Dadashzadeh, Mahmoud Shahabadi

UWB Wireless Interconnect Scheme for Communicating Devices Within Small Conducting Enclosure ......................................... 1743

Javier Gelabert, David Edwards, Christopher Stevens

Field Measurements Within a Reverberation Chamber Based on the Perturbation Theory.............................................................. 1748

Mohamed Nasserdine, Elodie Richalot

Spatial Correlations of Incremental Sources in Isotropic Environment Such as Reverberation Chamber ...................................... 1753

Xiaoming Chen, Per-Simon Kildal, Jan Carlsson

Rician Channels in a RC: Statistical Uncertainty of K Estimations Versus K Fluctuations Due to Unstirred Paths ...................... 1758

Mihai Ionut Andries, Philippe Besnier, Christophe Lemoine

State-of-the-Art Measurements of LTE Terminal Antenna Performance............................................................................................. 1763

John Asberg, Charlie Orlenius, Joon Ho Byun, Sehyun Park, Per-Simon Kildal

Ultra Light Carbon Phantom for RF Measurement of Mobile Terminals in Browsing and Jogging Positions................................ 1767

Yoshiaki Amano, Masayuki Nakano, Hiroyasu Ishikawa, Yuuki Shimizu, Toshiyasu Tanaka

Influence of Source Antenna Beamwidth on Gain Measurement Method Using Numerical Compact Range Concept .......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1772

Kazuhiro Komiya, Ryo Yamaguchi, Keizo Cho

Comparisons of Different Methods to Determine Correlation Applied to Multi-Port UWB Eleven Antenna.................................. 1776

Xiaoming Chen, Per-Simon Kildal, Jan Carlsson

Wideband Scalable Probe for Spherical Near-Field Antenna Measurements ...................................................................................... 1781

Oleksiy S. Kim, Sergey Pivnenko, Olav Breinbjerg

A Novel, Non-Iterative, Analytic Method to Find the Surface Refraction Point for Air-Coupled Ground Penetrating Radar ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 1786

Carey Rappaport

Characterization of Rubble on the Frequency Band [300Mhz-3Ghz].................................................................................................... 1790

Hamzeh Hamieh, Edson Martinod, Michele Lalande, Bernard Jecko

Mixed-Mode S-parameter Extraction for Differential Microstrip to Waveguide Transitions............................................................ 1793

Markus Ortner, Ziqiang Tong, Timm Ostermann

Design of an Alternative Drive-Test Setup for Snmp-Based Equipments in Broadband Wireless Networks ................................... 1797

Bruno Castro

Support Vector Regression for Echo Correction in Antenna Measurement ......................................................................................... 1800

Jana Alvarez, Rafael Ayestaran, G. Leon, Susana Loredo, Jesus Alberto Lopez-Fernandez, Fernando Las-Heras

Accurate Fitting of Noisy Irregular Beam Data for the Planck Space Telescope ................................................................................. 1805

Oscar Borries, Per Nielsen

On the Sensitivity of Probe-Corrected Spherical Near-Field Antenna Measurements with High-Order Probes Using Double Phi-Step Theta-Scanning Scheme Against Various Measurement Uncertainties......................................................... 1810

Tommi Laitinen, Sergey Pivnenko, Jeppe Nielsen, Olav Breinbjerg

Attenuation Due to Vegetation for Satellite Services: Winter Season Measurement ........................................................................... 1815

Petr Horak, Pavel Pechac

Electromagnetic Characterization of Non Linear Surfaces Using Impedance Boundary Conditions................................................ 1818

Rodolfo Ravanelli

Path-Integral Derivation and Analysis of Approximate Directed Wave Propagators ......................................................................... 1823

Gregory Samelsohn

Dual-Band Meandered Folded Printed Quadrifilar Helix Antenna....................................................................................................... 1828

J. Rabemanantsoa, Ala Sharaiha

Analysis and Improvement of Reverberation Chamber Method for Characterization of Small and Terminal Antennas ........................................................................................................................................................................................................ 1832

Christian Lotback, Magnus Franzen, Charlie Orlenius

A Miniature Printed Antenna with Outer Surface Cable Current Suppression and Low Proximity Effects ................................... 1837

Hubregt J. Visser, Ruud Vullers

DVB-T Reception Test with Ultra Miniature CPW Antenna.................................................................................................................. 1842

Benjamin Jannier, Manouan Aka Constant Niamien, Ala Sharaiha, Sylvain Collardey

Artificial Surfaces Formed by Tessellations of Intertwined Spirals ....................................................................................................... 1846

Andrea Vallecchi, Alex Schuchinsky

Contribution on Notch Antenna Loaded by Magneto-dielectric Material ............................................................................................ 1849

Gwenn Le Fur, F. Grange, Christophe Delaveaud, Jean-Luc Mattei

Beamwidth Control of 1D LWA Radiating at Broadside ........................................................................................................................ 1853

M. Garcia-Vigueras, R. Guzmán-Quirós, J. L. Gómez-Tornero

A Comparative Study of Reflection Characteristics of Artificial Ground Planes Incorporating a Slanted Sheet Vias or Slots ........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1857

Sadiq Ullah, James A. Flint, Rob Seager

Mutual Coupling Reduction for Integrated Pin-Made Feed ................................................................................................................... 1861

Erio Gandini, Mauro Ettorre, Ronan Sauleau

Chiral Antenna Element as a Low Backscattering Sensor ...................................................................................................................... 1865

Antti Karilainen, Pekka Alitalo, Sergei Tretyakov

Fabrication of Antennas on a Thick Resin Layer Fed Through a Hole from the Bottom in a Silicon Chip at 60GHz .................... 1869

Jiro Hirokawa, Kim Huey Koh, Tomoya Suzuki, Yasutake Hirachi, Makoto Ando

A Compact Dual-Polarized Wideband Patch Antenna Array for the Unlicensed 60 GHz Band........................................................ 1873

Frank Wollenschlager, Ralf Stephan, Lei Xia, Jens Muller, Robert Muller, Alexis Paolo Garcia Ariza, Reiner S. Thoma, Matthias Hein

Compact Metallic Self-Polarizing Fabry-Perot Cavity Antennas with Small Lateral Size.................................................................. 1878

Shoaib Muhammad, Ronan Sauleau, H. Legay

Performance Analysis of a Novel LTCC UWB 60GHz Semi-shielded Aperture Stacked Patch Antenna with Differential Feeding...................................................................................................................................................................................... 1882

Bill Yang, Alexander Yarovoy, Shenario Amaldoss

Analytic Approach to the Analysis of Ridge and Groove Gap Waveguides - Comparison of Two Methods .................................... 1886

Marko Bosiljevac, Alessia Polemi, Stefano Maci, Zvonimir Sipus

Independently Reconfigurable Multiband High Impedance Surface for L, C, X and Ku Radad Bands........................................... 1890

Hyung-Joo Lee, Kenneth Lee Ford, Richard Langley

Performance Degradation in Silicon Integrated Antennas Due to Coils for Inductive Energy Coupling.......................................... 1895

Joan Gemio, Josep Parron, Jordi Sacristan

PIFA Top-Loaded Monopole Antenna with Diversity Features for WBAN Applications................................................................... 1899

Thierry Alves, Benoit Poussot, Jean-Marc Laheurte

A Double-Dipole Antenna with Parasitic Elements for 122 GHz System-in-Package Radar Sensors................................................ 1903

Stefan Beer, Heiko Gulan, Christian Rusch, Grzegorz Adamiuk, Thomas Zwick

MEMS-4-MMIC: Design of Antenna Array Front End at 24 GHz........................................................................................................ 1907

Marta Arias Campo, Oliver Litschke, Tauno Vaha-Heikkila, Markku Lahti, Rens Baggen

An X-band Slotted Waveguide Array for Radar Applications ............................................................................................................... 1912

Gianfranco Ruggerini

Planar Antennas Based on Surface-to-Leaky Wave Transformation .................................................................................................... 1915

Gabriele Minatti, Massimiliano Casaletti, Francesco Caminita, Patrizio De Vita, Stefano Maci

Independent Control of the Leakage Rate and Pointing Angle of a Novel Planar Leaky-Wave Antenna......................................... 1919

Alejandro Javier Martinez-Ros, Jose-Luis Gomez-Tornero, George Goussetis

Portable Low Profile Antenna at X-Band.................................................................................................................................................. 1923

Jose Manuel Inclan-Alonso, Andres Garcia-Aguilar, L. Vigil-Herrero, Jose-Manuel Fernandez-Gonzalez, Manuel Sierra-Perez

Accuracy Investigation of an Ultra-Wideband Time Domain Microwave Imaging System................................................................ 1928

Xuezhi Zeng, Andreas Fhager, Peter Linner, Mikael Persson, Herbert Zirath

A Theoretical Investigation of a Loaded Micelle Exposed to Pulsed E-field ......................................................................................... 1933

Paolo Marracino

Progress in Clinical Diagnostics and Treatment with Electromagnetic Fields...................................................................................... 1936

Andreas Fhager, Xuezhi Zeng, Tonny Rubaek, Hana Dobsicek Trefna, Peter Linner, Herbert Zirath, Jan Stake, Mikael Persson

Synthesis of a Wideband Antenna Array for Microwave Imaging Applications.................................................................................. 1938

Leonardo Lizzi, Paolo Rocca, Andrea Massa, Takafumi Fujimoto, Takashi Takenaka

Interaction Between MRI RF Field and Pacemaker Holders: A Comparison Between Birdcage and TEM Coils in 3 T Systems....................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1942

Stefano Pisa, Paolo Bernardi, Alessandro Bicchieri, Agnese Fabrizi, Emanuele Piuzzi

A Millimeter-Wave Wide-Band Transition from a Differential Microstrip to a Rectangular Waveguide for 60 GHz Applications................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1946

Markus Ortner, Ziqiang Tong, Timm Ostermann

Singly-Fed Dielectric Resonator Antenna with a Wideband Circular Polarization ............................................................................. 1950

Mohamad Sulaiman, Salam Khamas

An Ultralow Cross-Polarization Slotted Waveguide Chebyshev Array Antenna ................................................................................. 1953

Alireza Mallahzadeh, Sajad Mohammad Ali Nezhad

Suppression of the Slot-Mode Propagation in a Slitted Waveguide ....................................................................................................... 1957

Trevor R. Cameron, Adrian T. Sutinjo, Michal Okoniewski

Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm with Moving Boundaries as a Powerful Tool for Exploration Research ......................... 1961

Aleksey Galan, Olena Boryskina, Ronan Sauleau, Artem V. Boriskin

Analysis of Flare Rolling and Corrugating Effects for H-plane Horn Radiator................................................................................... 1965

Ozan Yurduseven, Ahmet Serdar Turk

Compressed Sensing in Electromagnetics: Theory, Applications and Perspectives ............................................................................. 1969

Marco Donald Migliore, Daniele Pinchera

Radiation Efficiency and Q Factor Study of Franklin Antenna Using the Theory of Characteristic Modes .................................... 1974

Pavel Hamouz, Pavel Hazdra, Milan Polivka, Miloslav Capek, Milos Mazanek

Wideband Tracking of Characteristic Modes ........................................................................................................................................... 1978

Bryan Raines, Roberto G. Rojas

Design and Final Testing of P-band Ground Station Antenna for Galileo In-Orbit Test System ...................................................... 1982

Lars Jacob Foged, Thierry Blin, Luc Duchesne, Luciano Paiusco, Massimo Ciollaro, Jun Wang, Owain Davies, Andrzey Baranski, Ulrich Grunert

Multi-Objective Optimization of XBA Sentinel Antenna ........................................................................................................................ 1986

Rodolfo Ravanelli

GNSS Antenna for Precise Orbit Determination Including S/C Interference Predictions .................................................................. 1990

Mikael Ohgren, Magnus Bonnedal, Per Ingvarson

SHF Antenna Farm ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 1995

Christian Hartwanger, Un Pyo Hong, Ralf Gehring, Ernst Sommer, Herwig Grim, Hans-Joachim Schoedel

Design and Verification of Argos Tx/Rx Space Segment Antenna ......................................................................................................... 2000

Luc Duchesne, Marc Goff, Ludovic Durand, Jean-Marc Baracco, Lars Jacob Foged

Antenna Calibration for Near-Field Problems with the Method of Moments ...................................................................................... 2004

Greg Hislop, Sebastien Lambot, Christophe Craeye, David Gonzalez-Ovejero, Remi Sarkis

Time-Saving Scanning Schemes for Measurement of Electrically Large Antennas by Spherical Near-Field Technique ...................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2009

Sergey Pivnenko

Profile Reconstruction Using the Sources Reconstruction Method ........................................................................................................ 2014

Yuri Alvarez, Cebrian Garcia, Fernando Las-Heras

Echo Characterization for Imperfect Antenna Measurement Systems ................................................................................................. 2018

Jana Alvarez, Rafael Ayestaran, G. Leon, Susana Loredo, Jesus Alberto Lopez-Fernandez, Fernando Las-Heras

An Efficient Approach to the Near-Field Sampling of Electromagnetic Fields .................................................................................... 2023

Amedeo Capozzoli, Claudio Curcio, Angelo Liseno

Implementation of Golden Section Search Method in SAGE Algorithm............................................................................................... 2028

Quan Zuo, Xuefeng Yin, Junhe Zhou, Byung-Jae Kwak, Hyun Kyu Chung

Impact of Wireless Propagation Channel Parameters on IEEE802.11n Performances....................................................................... 2033

Ali Bouhlel, Valery Guillet, Ghais El Zein, Gheorghe Zaharia

Including Embedded Element Antenna Characteristics in Winner II Channel Models and Comparison with Isotropic Propagation Environment........................................................................................................................................................... 2038

Ulf Carlberg, Per-Simon Kildal, Jan Carlsson

The Microscopic Level of Visibility Regions for Different Scenarios in Urban Environment ............................................................ 2042

Ana Katalinic, Radovan Zentner

Study of Propagation Model and Fading Characteristics for Wireless Relay System Between Long-Haul Train Cars ................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 2047

Toshio Ito, Naoki Kita, Wataru Yamada, Takatoshi Sugiyama

Flexible Dipole and Monopole Antennas ................................................................................................................................................... 2052

Qing Liu, Kenneth Lee Ford, Richard Langley, Adam Robinson, Stephanie Lacour

Engineered Birefringence Positive-Negative Effective Indices: Interferometric Techniques and Wedge Experiment.................... 2057

Miguel Navarro-Cia, Miguel Beruete, Francisco Falcone, Mario Sorolla

Investigation of Stability of Negative Impedances for Use in Active Metamaterials and Antennas ................................................... 2059

Eduardo Ugarte-Munoz, Silvio Hrabar, Daniel Segovia-Vargas

Spherical Active Coated Nano-Particles - Impact of the Electric Hertzian Dipole Orientation ......................................................... 2064

Samel Arslanagic

Enhancing Antenna Gain Using Magnifying Wire Medium ................................................................................................................... 2069

Rostyslav Dubrovka, Pavel Belov

On the Optimal Synthesis of Phase-Only Reconfigurable Antenna Arrays .......................................................................................... 2074

Tommaso Isernia, Andrea Massa, Andrea Francesco Morabito, Paolo Rocca

Synthesis of Large Sparse Linear Arrays by Bayesian Compressive Sensing....................................................................................... 2078

Giacomo Oliveri, Fabrizio Robol, Matteo Carlin, Andrea Massa

Optimizing Uniformly Excited Time-Modulated Linear Arrays ............................................................................................................ 2082

Michele D'Urso, Alessio Iacono, Antonio Iodice

MEMS Based Waveguide Phase Shifters for Phased Arrays in Automotive Radar Applications...................................................... 2087

Alexander Vorobyov, Ronan Sauleau, Erwan Fourn, Joachim Oberhammer, Zargham Baghchehsaraei

Optimization of UWB Planar Antennas Using Adaptive Design Specifications ................................................................................... 2091

Stanislav Ogurtsov, Slawomir Koziel

Compact and Conformal Ultra Wideband Antenna for Wearable Applications.................................................................................. 2095

Md. Hasanuzzaman Sagor, Qammer Hussain Abbasi, Akram Alomainy, Yang Hao

UWB Planar Monopole Antenna with Stable Radiation Pattern and Low Transient Distortion....................................................... 2099

Foad Fereidoony, Somayyeh Chamaani, Abdullah Mirtaheri

Broadband Leaky-Wave Antennas with Double-Layer PRS: Analysis and Design ............................................................................. 2102

Carolina Mateo-Segura, Alexandros Feresidis, George Goussetis

UWB Printed Slot Antenna with Added Band and Notches.................................................................................................................... 2106

Mohammad Samadi, Hamid Reza Hassani, Sajad Mohammad Ali Nezhad

Integrated Cognitive Radio Antenna Using Reconfigurable Band Pass Filters .................................................................................... 2108

Maria Zamudio, Youssef Tawk, Joseph Costantine, Junghoon Kim, Christos Christodoulou

Compact Frequency Agile Slot Ring Resonators for Reflectarray Phase Shifting Cells...................................................................... 2113

Mohamed Kharbech

Circularly Polarised Antenna Requirements within a Reverberant Phase Conjugation Communication System........................... 2117

Padmini Sundaralingam, Vincent Fusco

Electronic Steering Antenna Onboard for Satellite Communications in X Band................................................................................. 2120

Gonzalo Exposito-Dominguez, Pablo Padilla, Jose-Manuel Fernandez-Gonzalez, Manuel Sierra-Castaner

W-band Vivaldi Antenna in LTCC for CW-Radar Nearfield Distance Measurements ...................................................................... 2124

Christian Rusch, Jochen Schafer, Tobias Klein, Stefan Beer, Thomas Zwick

Considering Surface Diffraction in the Hybrid FEBI-MLFMM-UTD Method.................................................................................... 2129

Manushanker Balasubramanian

A 'Charge and Current' Formulation of the Electric Field Integral Equation ..................................................................................... 2132

Jan-Willem De Bleser, Emmanuel H. Van Lil, Antoine Van De Capelle

Boolean Operations Implementation Over 3d Parametric Surfaces to Be Included in the Geometrical Module of an Electromagnetic Solver ................................................................................................................................................................................ 2137

Abdelhamid Tayebi, Josefa Gomez Perez, I. Gonzalez Diego, Felipe Catedra

Double Exponential Quadrature Formulas for the Direct Calculation of Sommerfeld Integral Tails............................................... 2142

Ruzica Golubovic Niciforovic, Athanasios Polimeridis, Juan R. Mosig

A Parametric Study of the Double Exponential Algorithm Utilized in Weakly Singular Integrals ................................................... 2147

Ioannis Koufogiannis, Athanasios Polimeridis, Michel Mattes, Juan R Mosig

Overcoming Failures in Reconfigurable Antenna Arrays Using Equivalent Frequency Dependent Graphs ................................... 2152

Joseph Costantine, Manuel Rivera, Youssef Tawk, Christos Christodoulou

Influence of a Magneto-Dielectric Resonator on DVB-H Antenna Performances................................................................................ 2156

Fabien Ferrero, Alexis Chevalier, Jean-Marc Ribero, Robert Staraj, Jean-Luc Mattei, Patrick Queffelec

Reconfigurable Monopole Antennas .......................................................................................................................................................... 2160

Abubakar Tariq, Mohamad Rijal Hamid, Hooshang Shiraz

Log-periodic Patch Antenna with Tunable Frequency ............................................................................................................................ 2165

Muhammad Faizal Ismail, Mohamad Kamal A. Rahim

Multi-functional Miniaturized Slot Antenna System for Small Satellites.............................................................................................. 2170

Jose Padilla

Elevation Extension for a Geometry-Based Radio Channel Model and Its Influence on MIMO Antenna Correlation and Gain Imbalance ................................................................................................................................................................ 2175

Lassi Hentila, Pekka Kyosti, Juha Meinila

Estimation of 2 X 2 MIMO Capacity with Dual-Polarized Antennas Under Received Power Imbalance Through Propagation Measurements......................................................................................................................................................................... 2180

Shinobu Nanba, Yuki Hirota, Yoji Kishi

Analysis of the Performance of LTE Systems in an Interleaved F-DAS MIMO Indoor Environment.............................................. 2184

Enrico Maria Vitucci, Luigi Tarlazzi, Pier Faccin, Vittorio Degli-Esposti

Consideration of MIMO in the Planning of LTE Networks in Urban and Indoor Scenarios ............................................................. 2187

Oliver Stabler, Reiner Hoppe, Gerd Wolfle, Timm Herrmann

MIMO Capacity in Space and Time Domain for Various Urban Environment ................................................................................... 2192

Evgeny Tsalolihin, Igal Bilik, Nathan Blaunstein

Broadband Extraordinary Transmission Device Realized with Dielectrics .......................................................................................... 2197

Di Bao, Wenxuan Tang, Yang Hao

Novel Frequency Selective Electromagnetic Absorber Combining Honeycomb Waveguide and Carbon Nanotube Composites .................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2201

Stephanie Eggermont, Pierre Bollen, Isabelle Huynen

Method of Moments Formulation for the Analysis and Design of Plasmonic Nano-Optical Antennas of Arbitrary Shape.............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 2205

Jose M. Taboada, Javier Rivero, Luis Landesa, Marta G. Araujo, Fernando Obelleiro, Oscar Rubinbos-Lopez

The New Role of Time-Modulation for Innovative Array Synthesis ...................................................................................................... 2209

Giacomo Oliveri, Matteo Carlin

A Ka Band Planar Slot Array Antenna for 45 Degree Linear Polarization Using Substrate Integrated Waveguide ...................... 2213

Dong-Yeon Kim, Sangwook Nam

Comparison of 60 GHz Low and High Gain Antennas for Coverage Analysis of Aircraft In-cabin Radio Link ............................. 2216

Itziar De La Torre, J. Kunisch, Christos Oikonomopoulos-Zachos, Marta Martinez-Vazquez

On a Multi-Objective Approach in the Non-Uniform Symmetrical Linear Antenna Array Design .................................................. 2221

Francesco Napoli, Lara Pajewski, Giuseppe Schettini, Roberto Vescovo

PIFA Antenna for UWB Applications with WLAN Band Rejection Using Spiral Slots ...................................................................... 2226

Hmeda Hraga, Chan Hwang See, Raed A. Abd-Alhameed, Dawei Zhou, Issa Elfergani

A Frequency Tunable Embedded Normal-Mode Helix Antenna for Portable Wireless Devices........................................................ 2230

Shahrzad Jalali Mazlouman, Alireza Mahanfar, Carlo Menon, Rodney Vaughan

Time and Frequency Domain Characteristics of UWB Cavity-Backed Slot Antenna Array.............................................................. 2235

Guillaume Clementi, Ali Chami, Nicolas Fortino, Jean-Yves Dauvignac, Georges Kossiavas

A Novel Dual-band and Dual-polarised Antenna for WLAN Systems................................................................................................... 2240

Shihua Wang, Dean Kitchener, Xiaodong Chen, Clive Parini

Photoconductive Switches for Radar Systems Exploiting Time Domain ............................................................................................... 2244

Maria Grazia Labate, Aniello Buonanno, Michele D'Urso, Giovanni Calzolaio, Arcangelo Nicola Vacca, Luigi Zeni, Giovanni Leone, Giovanni Riccardo

RF-MEMS-based Millimeter-Wave Switch for Integrated Antenna Applications............................................................................... 2246

Amin Enayati, Xavier Rottenberg, Walter Raedt, Guy A. E. Vandenbosch

Equivalent Circuit of FSS Loaded with Lumped Elements Using Modal Decomposition Equivalent Circuit Method ................... 2250

Rostyslav Dubrovka, Robert Donnan

Increasing Parallel Plate Stop-band in Gap Waveguides Using Inverted Pyramid-Shaped Nails for Slot Array Application Above 60GHz ........................................................................................................................................................................... 2254

Ashraf Zaman, Vessen Vassilev, Per-Simon Kildal, Ahmed A. Kishk

Effect of On-Air-Combining on the Signal Quality in Distributed Transmitter Systems.................................................................... 2258

Florian Pivit, Thomas Bohn, Nils Larcher, Daniel Markert

Solving Electrically Large Electrodynamic Problems Using Graphics Processing Units .................................................................... 2263

Dusan Zoric, Dragan I. Olcan, Branko Kolundzija

Multipole Accelerated Macro Basis Functions Analysis of Printed Antenna Arrays........................................................................... 2268

David Gonzalez-Ovejero, Francisco Mesa, Christophe Craeye

A Uniform High Frequency Solution for Triple Diffraction from Straight Wedges ............................................................................ 2272

Giorgio Carluccio, Federico Puggelli, Matteo Albani

Adaptive Numerical Integration Algorithms for the Evaluation of Surface Radiation Integrals....................................................... 2275

Giorgio Carluccio, Matteo Albani

Application of Hybrid MoM and Multilayered Green Function Approach to Analysis of EM/EMI Problems Related to Printed Circuit Boards and Microstrip Antennas.................................................................................................................. 2279

Faik Bogdanov

Design of Vivaldi Antennas with Embedded Reconfigurable Stopband Filter ..................................................................................... 2284

Xavier Artiga, Julien Perruisseau-Carrier, Pablo Pardo, Ignacio Llamas-Garro, Zabdiel Brito-Brito

Miniature Reconfigurable Antenna with Magneto Dielectric Substrate for DVB-H Band. ................................................................ 2289

Florian Canneva, Fabien Ferrero, Jean-Marc Ribero, Robert Staraj

Wide Frequency Reconfigurability on a Miniature Omnidirectional Antenna Combining Variable Capacitance and Inductance.............................................................................................................................................................................................. 2293

Sarah Sufyar, Christophe Delaveaud, Robert Staraj

Pixeled-Dipole Based Isofrequency Reconfigurable RF Repeater.......................................................................................................... 2298

Edgar Diaz

A Linearly Polarized Huygens Source Formed by Two Omega Particles ............................................................................................. 2302

Pekka Alitalo, Antti Karilainen, Teemu Niemi, Constantin Simovski, Sergei Tretyakov

RFID Tag Antenna for Passive Strain Sensing ......................................................................................................................................... 2306

Cecilia Occhiuzzi, Corrado Paggi, Gaetano Marrocco

A New Enhanced UHF RFID Sensor-Tag ................................................................................................................................................. 2309

Luca Catarinucci, Riccardo Colella, Luciano Tarricone

Reduction of the Absorption Loss in the Head Via a Metamaterial Inspired Z Antenna.................................................................... 2313

Samantha Caporal Del Barrio, Ivan Bonev, Mauro Pelosi, Ondrej Franek, Gert Pedersen

Comparisons of Approximate and Exact Solutions for Forward Scattering......................................................................................... 2318

Vladimir Schejbal, Ondrej Fiser, Jan Pidanic

Efficient Implementation and Evaluation of Parallel Radio Wave Propagation .................................................................................. 2323

Florian Schroder, Michael Reyer, Rudolf Mathar

Propagation Velocity Equalizer Circuit on Multi Microstrip Transmission Line Structure .............................................................. 2328

Jaejun Lee, Byungjoon Kim, Sangwook Nam

Surface Boundary Conditions for Lossy Dielectrics to Model Electromagnetic Wave Propagation in Tunnels............................... 2331

Jorge Avella

Mobility in Ku and Ka Bands: The Eutelsat's Point of View .................................................................................................................. 2336

Eros Feltrin, Elisabeth Weller

Next Generation Mobile SATCOM Terminal Antennas for a Transformed World ............................................................................ 2341

Robert Pearson

Future Developments Trend for Ku and Ka Antenna for SATCOM on the Move .............................................................................. 2346

Luca Marcellini

How to Select a Mobile Satcom System - Performance Vs Regulatory Requirements......................................................................... 2351

Guy Naym

Mobile Communications: High-Speed Train Antennas from Ku to Ka................................................................................................. 2354

Raimondo Lo Forti, Giancarlo Bellaveglia, Alessia Colasante

Low Profile Ku-Band Transmit/Receive Terminal ODU for Satellite Mobile Communications........................................................ 2358

Ana Rosa Ruiz, Alberto Pellon, Miguel Pena

Low Cost Ku-band Electronic Steerable Array Antenna for Mobile Satellite Communications........................................................ 2362

Stefano Vaccaro, Daniel Llorens Del Rio, Jose Padilla, Rens Baggen

Research of Circular Polarisation Quality by Broadband Antennas Up to 40 GHz ............................................................................ 2367

Zdenek Hradecky, Pavel Hamouz

Evaluation of RF Localization for Deep Brain Implants ......................................................................................................................... 2372

Dirk Manteuffel, Peter A. Hoeher, Maximilian Mehdorn

An Impulse Radio UWB Hardware Demonstrator for Body Area Network Communication............................................................ 2377

Oliver Lauer, David Barras, Marco Zahner, Jurg Frohlich

Exploitation of Spline-based Geometries for the Time-domain Synthesis of UWB Antennas ............................................................ 2382

Leonardo Lizzi, Giacomo Oliveri, Andrea Massa

Permittivity-matched Compact Ceramic Ultra-Wideband Horn Antennas for Biomedical Diagnostics .......................................... 2386

Francesco Scotto Di Clemente, Marko Helbig, J. Sachs, Ulrich Schwarz, Ralf Stephan, Matthias Hein

Broadband Printed Monopole Antenna Loaded with Low Conductive Material................................................................................. 2391

Solene Boucher, Ala Sharaiha, Patrick Potier, Xavier Castel

Experimental Verification of Frozen Mode Phenomenon in Printed Magnetic Photonic Crystals .................................................... 2396

Nil Apaydin, Lanlin Zhang, Kubilay Sertel, John L. Volakis

Reduction of Antenna Blockage with a Transmission-Line Cloak ......................................................................................................... 2399

Pekka Alitalo, Joni Vehmas, Sergei Tretyakov

Analysis of 2D Metamaterial Structures Using Accelerated Computation of Mixed-Potential Green's Functions.......................... 2403

Guido Valerio, Donald R. Wilton, David Jackson, Alessandro Galli

A NRI-TL Metamaterial-Loaded Bow-Tie Antenna ................................................................................................................................ 2406

Marco A. Antoniades, George V. Eleftheriades

Leaky-wave Optical Radiation from Subwavelength Metamaterial or Plasmonic Arrays.................................................................. 2410

Xing-Xiang Liu, Andrea Alu

Miniaturized Patch Antennas Loaded with Complementary Split-ring Resonators and Reactive Impedance Surface ........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2415

Yuandan Dong, Tatsuo Itoh

Graphene-Based Non-Reciprocal Metasurface......................................................................................................................................... 2419

Dimitrios L. Sounas, Christophe Caloz

Impact of Current Localization on the Performance of Compact MIMO Antennas ........................................................................... 2423

Hui Li, Buon Kiong Lau, Yi Tan, Sailing He, Zhinong Ying

Latest Advances in Mode-Stirred Reverberation Chambers for MIMO OTA Evaluation of Wireless Communications Devices ............................................................................................................................................................................. 2427

Miguel A. Garcia-Fernandez, Juan Valenzuela-Valdes, David A. Sanchez-Hernandez

On the Switching Rate of ST-MIMO Systems with Energy-based Antenna Selection......................................................................... 2432

Athanasios Lioumpas, Angeliki Alexiou

Eigen-Beamspace Adaptive Antenna for OFDM Transmission with Zero Carriers............................................................................ 2436

Kazunari Kihira

Performance of Cooperative MIMO Based on Measured Urban Channel Data .................................................................................. 2441

Michael Jensen, Buon Kiong Lau, Jonas Medbo, Johan Furuskog

Beamforming in Interference Networks for Uniform Linear Arrays..................................................................................................... 2445

Rami Mochaourab, Eduard Jorswieck

Some New Developments of the Weighted Averages Algorithm............................................................................................................. 2450

Juan R. Mosig

Spatial Error Criterion for Discrete Complex Image Method ................................................................................................................ 2454

Emine Pinar Karabulut, Alper T. Erdogan, Irsadi Aksun

Discrete Complex Image Approximation of Periodic Green's Functions in Multilayer Media .......................................................... 2459

Suleyman Adanir, Lale Alatan

Low Frequency Stability of the Mixed Discretization of the MFIE........................................................................................................ 2463

Ignace Bogaert, Kristof Cools, Francesco Andriulli, Joris Peeters, Daniel De Zutter

Discretization of the Electric-Magnetic Field Integral Equation with the Divergence-Taylor-Orthogonal Basis Functions ....................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2466

Eduard Ubeda, Jose M. Tamayo, Juan M. Rius

A Contribution to the Efficient Computation of Multilayered Periodic Green's Functions................................................................ 2471

Rafael Boix

Surface-Mounted UWB Handset Antenna with Small Envelope Volume ............................................................................................. 2475

Max James Ammann, Matthias John, David Kearney

Dual-Band WLAN Multi-Antenna System with High Isolation.............................................................................................................. 2478

Rafik Addaci

The Spherical Shape in the Study of Antenna Q ...................................................................................................................................... 2483

Guy A. E. Vandenbosch

Versatility and Tunability of an Implantable Antenna for Telemedicine.............................................................................................. 2487

Francesco Merli, L. Bolomey, Jean-Francois Zurcher, Eric Meurville, Anja K. Skrivervik

Selective Excitation of Characteristic Modes on Small Terminals ......................................................................................................... 2492

Robert Martens, Eugen Safin, Dirk Manteuffel

Multi-band MIMO Antenna with Full Coverage ..................................................................................................................................... 2497

Xianming Qing, Zhi Ning Chen, Terence S. P. See

4-year Hydrometeor Attenuation Statistics Obtained at 93 GHz on an 850 M Terrestrial Path........................................................ 2501

Vaclav Kvicera, Martin Grabner, Ondrej Fiser

Linearity in Optical Attenuations for Free-Space Optical Links in Continental Fog .......................................................................... 2504

Muhammad Saeed Khan, Muhammad Saleem Awan, Sajid Sheikh Muhammad, Vaclav Kvicera, Martin Grabner, Carlo Capsoni, Erich Leitgeb, Peter Mandl

Wavelength Selection on FSO-links ........................................................................................................................................................... 2508

Thomas Plank, Martin Czaputa, Erich Leitgeb, Sajid Sheikh Muhammad, Nevena Djaja, Bernhard Hillbrand, Peter Mandl, Michael Schonhuber

Effect of Hydrometeor Scattering on Optical Wave Propagation Through the Atmosphere.............................................................. 2513

Roberto Nebuloni, Carlo Capsoni

FSO Link Attenuation Measurement and Modelling on Milesovka Hill ............................................................................................... 2518

Ondrej Fiser, Jaroslav Svoboda, Zuzana Chladova, Vladimir Schejbal, Jiri Pesek

Historical Background on the Use of Equivalent Stray Signal in Comparison of Antenna Patterns ................................................. 2522

Doren W. Hess

The Use of Statistical Image Classification Techniques for the Assessment of Measured Antenna Pattern Functions ................... 2527

John McCormick, Stuart F. Gregson, Clive Parini

Validation Standard Antennas: Past, Present and Future ...................................................................................................................... 2532

Luca Salghetti, Allan Ostergaard, Maurice Paquay, Elena Saenz, Sergey Pivnenko

Antenna Pattern Comparison Using Pattern Subtraction and Statistical Analysis.............................................................................. 2537

Allen Newell

Facility Comparison Campaigns Within EURAPP .................................................................................................................................. 2541

Lars Jacob Foged, Manuel Sierra-Castaner, Lucia Scialacqua

Channel Sounding Technique Using MIMO Software Radio Architecture .......................................................................................... 2546

Yohei Konishi, Minseok Kim, Mir Ghoraishi, Jun-Ichi Takada, Satoshi Suyama, Hiroshi Suzuki

Solving the Problem of Choosing the Right MIMO Measurement Antenna: Embedding/De-Embedding ....................................... 2551

Martin Kaske, Christian Schneider, Wim A. Th. Kotterman, Reiner S. Thoma

Measurement-based Delay Spread Analysis of Indoor Distributed Antenna Systems......................................................................... 2556

Fengyu Luan, Yan Zhang, Xinwei Hu, Shidong Zhou, Limin Xiao, Xibin Xu

On the Accuracy of Synthesised Wave-Fields in MIMO-OTA Set-Ups................................................................................................. 2560

Wim A. Th. Kotterman, Albert Heuberger, Reiner S. Thoma

Use of Realistic Propagation Channel Information in MIMO Antenna System Evaluation ............................................................... 2565

Pertti Vainikainen, Enrico Maria Vitucci, Vittorio Degli-Esposti, Tommi Laitinen, Veli-Matti Kolmonen, Juho Poutanen

Antenna Optimization for Time-variant MIMO Systems ....................................................................................................................... 2569

Lars Reichardt, Juan Pontes, Yoke Leen Sit, Thomas Zwick

Traffic Analysis for Exposure Assessment in Mobile Telephony............................................................................................................ 2574

Zaher Mahfouz, Azeddine Gati, David Lautru, Joe Wiart, Victor Fouad Hanna

Research Challenges in Numerical Dosimetry for New Wireless Technologies .................................................................................... 2578

Soichi Watanabe, Kanako Wake, Tomoaki Nagaoka, Taiji Sakai, Sang-Wook Park

Statistical Study of SAR in Clustered Wireless Channels........................................................................................................................ 2580

Ourouk Jawad, David Lautru, Stephane Van Roy, Jean-Michel Dricot, Francois Horlin, Philipe De Doncker

Numerical Mobile Phone Models Validated by SAR Measurements ..................................................................................................... 2585

Yenny C. Pinto, Amal Ghanmi, Abdelhamid Hadjem, Emmanuelle Conil, Tristan Namur, Christian Person, Joe Wiart

A New Approach to Assess the Specific Absorption Rate Induced by Multiple Plane Waves at 2.1 GHz......................................... 2589

Thierry Kientega

Methods for Measuring In-Situ Exposure Induced by Non-Regular Signals Like WLAN and LTE................................................. 2593

Azeddine Gati, Joe Wiart

Three-dimensional Micro-Antenna Array for Millimetre and Sub-Millimetre-Wave Remote Imaging ........................................... 2596

Paolo Nenzi, Francesco Tripaldi, Marco Balucani, Frank S. Marzano

Aperture Array Development for Future Large Radio Telescopes ........................................................................................................ 2601

Pieter Benthem, Gideon Kant, Stefan J. Wijnholds, Michel Arts, Rob Maaskant, Mark Ruiter, Erik Van Der Wal

A Technology Demonstrator for a 0.5 m x 0.5 m Fully Electronic Digital Beamforming mm-Wave Imaging System .................... 2606

Andreas Schiessl, Sherif Ahmed, Andreas Genghammer, Lorenz-Peter Schmidt

Wide-Band Radar Front-End Calibration for Imaging SAR Experiments with Conformal Antenna Array................................... 2610

Thomas Bertuch, Peter Knott, Helmut Wilden, Olaf Peters

GPR Reconstruction of the Features of Martian Subsoil in the Frame of the ExoMars Mission ....................................................... 2615

Guido Valerio, Pier Matteo Barone, Sebastian Lauro, Elisabetta Mattei, Elena Pettinelli, Alessandro Galli

Flat Array Antenna for Ku-band Mobile Satellite Terminals................................................................................................................. 2618

Roberto Vincenti Gatti, Luca Marcaccioli, Elisa Sbarra, Roberto Sorrentino

Towards a Broadband and Squint-Free Ku-Band Phased Array Antenna System for Airborne Satellite Communications ........................................................................................................................................................................................... 2623

David Marpaung, Leimeng Zhuang, Maurizio Burla, Chris Roeloffzen, Jaco Verpoorte, Harmen Schippers, Adriaan Hulzinga, Pieter Jorna, Willem Beeker, Arne Leinse, Rene Heideman, Bertrand Noharet, Qin Wang, Bahram Sanadgol, Rens Baggen

Ka Band Active Phased Array Antenna System for Satellite Communication on the Move Terminal.............................................. 2628

Carmelo Mollura, Francesco Dimaggio, Massimo Russo

Phased Array Technology for Mobile User Terminals ............................................................................................................................ 2631

Rens Baggen, Sybille Holzwarth, Martin Bottcher, Bahram Sanadgol

T/R Modules Technology for Mobile Terminals....................................................................................................................................... 2636

Marzia Migliorelli

Quadrature Hybrid for Feeding DVB-T Antenna Arrays Transmitting Circular Polarized Waves ................................................. 2641

Daniel Bertko, Ronny Hahnel

Experimental Identification of an Image Source Distribution on an Indoor Map................................................................................ 2646

Katsuyuki Haneda, Andreas Richter, Pertti Vainikainen

UWB Medical Diagnostic: In-Body Transmission Modeling and Applications .................................................................................... 2651

Elena Pancera

A Super Wideband Antenna ....................................................................................................................................................................... 2656

D. Tran, A. Szilagyi, Ioan E. Lager, Pascal Aubry, L. Ligthart, Alexander Yarovoy

Impact of Antenna Pattern on UWB Time-Based Ranging..................................................................................................................... 2661

Marzieh Dashti, Afroza Khatun, Tommi Laitinen, Katsuyuki Haneda, Jun-Ichi Takada, Pertti Vainikainen

Equivalent Circuits for Electrically Small Antennas ............................................................................................................................... 2666

Carl Pfeiffer, Anthony Grbic

Broadband Microwave Devices Based on Artificial Transmission Lines .............................................................................................. 2669

Irina Vendik

Non-Foster Elements - New Path Towards Broadband ENZ and MNZ Metamaterials...................................................................... 2674

Silvio Hrabar, Igor Krois, Ivan Bonic, Aleksandar Kiricenko

Tunnelling and Radiating Phenomena Related to Coupled Omega Particles ....................................................................................... 2678

Luca Scorrano, Simone Tricarico, Filiberto Bilotti, Lucio Vegni

On Multistreaming with Electrically Small Antenna Arrays.................................................................................................................. 2681

Michel Ivrlac, Josef A. Nossek

System-Level Implications of Residual Transmit-RF Impairments in MIMO Systems ...................................................................... 2686

Christoph Studer, Markus Wenk, Andreas Burg

Reliable MIMO Communication Between Firefighters Equipped with Wearable Antennas and a Base Station Using Space-time Codes............................................................................................................................................................................... 2690

Patrick Van Torre, Luigi Vallozzi, Hendrik Rogier, Marc Moeneclaey, Jo Verhaevert

Statistical Evaluation of the MIMO Gain for LMS Channels................................................................................................................. 2695

Ernst Eberlein, Frank Burkhardt, Carmen Wagner, Albert Heuberger, Daniel Arndt, Roberto Prieto-Cerdeira

Antenna Effects in a Wireless Communication Scenario......................................................................................................................... 2700

Arijit De, Tapan Sarkar, Magdalena Salazar-Palma

Numerical Evaluation of Near Strongly Singular Integrals Via Singularity Cancellation Techniques ............................................. 2705

Francesca Vipiana, Donald R. Wilton

Generation of Beams by Aperture Field Spectra...................................................................................................................................... 2708

Massimiliano Casaletti, Stefano Maci, Sinisa Skokic

3-Simplex Interpolation of the Mixed-Potential Green's Functions in Layered Media ....................................................................... 2711

Matteo Alessandro Francavilla, Donald R. Wilton, Simone Paulotto, David Jackson

Improving the Convergence of Double Series Summation Encountered in the Analysis of Curved Frequency Selective Surfaces.......................................................................................................................................................................................... 2716

Zvonimir Sipus, Marko Bosiljevac

Increasing the Bandwidth of Electrically Small Supergain Antennas Using Low-Q Electric Dipoles ............................................... 2720

Arthur D. Yaghjian, Howard Stuart

Negative Impedance Converters (NICS) in the Design of Small and Multifrequency Antennas ........................................................ 2724

Vicente Gonzalez-Posadas, Eduardo Ugarte-Munoz, Francisco Javier Herraiz-Martinez, Luis-Enrique Garcia-Munoz

State-of-the-art in the Design of Electrically Small Antennas................................................................................................................. 2729

Steven R. Best

Small Dual-band Fractal Antenna with Orthogonal Polarizations ........................................................................................................ 2733

Pavel Hazdra, Jan Eichler, Miloslav Capek, Pavel Hamouz, Tomas Korinek

Free-space Optical High-Speed Link in the Urban Area of Southern Rome: Preliminary Experimental Set Up and Channel Modelling ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 2737

Frank S. Marzano, Saverio Mori, Fabrizio Frezza, Paolo Nocito, Giorgio Maria Tosi Beleffi, Gabriele Incerti, Elio Restuccia, Fernando Consalvi

Measurement Data for FSO and E-band Radio Propagation Modeling................................................................................................ 2742

Laszlo Csurgai-Horvath, Erich Leitgeb, Jan Turan

FSO Ground Network Optimization and Analysis Considering the Influence of Clouds.................................................................... 2746

Frederic Lacoste, Alexandre Guerin, Andre Laurens, Guillaume Azema, Christophe Periard, Didier Grimal

MIMO Base Station Antenna Employing Mode Selection in Vertically Split Array ........................................................................... 2751

Yuki Inoue, Keizo Cho

Experimental Evaluation of MIMO Terminal Antenna Configurations in Noise- and Interference-Limited Urban Scenarios........................................................................................................................................................................................................ 2756

Vanja Plicanic, Buon Kiong Lau, Henrik Asplund

Wireless Security Enhancement Using Parasitic Reconfigurable Aperture Antennas ........................................................................ 2761

Rashid Mehmood, Jon Wallace

Antennas in Real Environments ................................................................................................................................................................. 2766

Boyan R Yanakiev, Jesper O. Nielsen, Morten Christensen, Gert Pedersen

MIMO Sensor -Evaluation on Antenna Arrangement- ........................................................................................................................... 2771

Kentaro Nishimori

Evaluation and Simulation of EM Dosimetry in a Real Indoor Scenario .............................................................................................. 2776

Victor Torres, Jorge Becerra, Victoria Ramos, Francisco Falcone

Evaluations on SAR Around Implanted Cardiac Pacemaker by Mobile Radio Terminal .................................................................. 2778

Kazuyuki Saito, Ryohei Watanabe, Yuta Endo, Soichi Watanabe, Masaharu Takahashi, Koichi Ito

Avoiding the Interaction Between Hand and Capacitive Coupling Element Based Mobile Terminal Antenna ............................... 2781

Risto Valkonen, Janne Ilvonen, Kimmo Rasilainen, Jari Holopainen, Clemens Icheln, Pertti Vainikainen

Fast SAR Methods for Electromagnetic Exposure Evaluation of Wireless Devices ............................................................................. 2786

Mark Douglas, Sami Gabriel, Cecile Bucher, Dimce Iliev, Jeton Kastrati, Claudio Leubler, Mike Meili, Katja Pokovic, Niels Kuster

A Multistatic Tomographic Approach to Microwave Imaging of Dielectric Targets........................................................................... 2790

Andrea Randazzo, Matteo Pastorino, Andrea Salvade, Ricardo D. Monleone, Manuela Maffongelli, Matteo Lanini

Using a UWB Radar Imaging Method with Five Antennas on a Target with Arbitrary Translation and Rotation Motion............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 2795

Takuya Sakamoto, Toru Sato

Circular Microwave Tomographic Imaging. Experimental Comparison Between Quantitative and Qualitative Algorithms ..................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2800

Marta Guardiola, Andreas Fhager, Luis Jofre, Mikael Persson

Noise Considerations for Vital Signs CW Radar Sensors........................................................................................................................ 2805

Brian Jensen, Thomas Jensen, Vitaliy Zhurbenko, Tom Johansen

Multi-chip RFID Antenna Integrating Shape-memory Alloys for Temperature Sensing ................................................................... 2810

Stefano Caizzone, Cecilia Occhiuzzi, Gaetano Marrocco

A Healthcare Application Based on Passive UHF RFID Technology..................................................................................................... 2814

Anastasis C. Polycarpou, George K. Gregoriou, Loizos Papaloizou, Panayiotis Polycarpou, Antonis G. Dimitriou, Aggelos Bletsas, John Sahalos

Using X-parameters to Model RFID Energy Harvesting Circuits.......................................................................................................... 2819

Alirio S. Boaventura, Nuno Borges Carvalho

On the Design of Passive RFID Tags for ASK Modulation ..................................................................................................................... 2823

Antonis G. Dimitriou, Aggelos Bletsas, John Sahalos

A Ku-band RF Self Identification (RFSID) System for Autonomous Logistics .................................................................................... 2828

Valeria Palazzari, Federico Alimenti, Giulia Orecchini, Paolo Mezzanotte, Luca Roselli

The Future of Computational Electromagnetics: Science or Product.................................................................................................... 2831

Guy A. E. Vandenbosch

Making a Transition from University Research Lab to the World of Commercial Software for EM Modeling .............................. 2833

Raj Mittra

How Does Research Fit Into the Commercial EM Tool Development Process? ................................................................................... 2834

Peter Thoma

Antenna Design Framework: Solving the EDA Antinomy ...................................................................................................................... 2839

Giovanni Galgani, Giancarlo Guida, Marco Sabbadini, Mauro Bandinelli, Pierluigi Di Bartolomeo

WIPL-D: From University Software to Company Product..................................................................................................................... 2844

Branko Kolundzija

Efficient EM CAD and Optimization by Advanced Hybrid Methods: Science and Product .............................................................. 2847

Fritz Arndt

Beamforming Capabilities of Array-fed Reflector Antennas .................................................................................................................. 2852

Lukasz Greda, Achim Dreher

Ku-band Reconfigurable Compact Array in Dual Polarization ............................................................................................................. 2857

Eric Vourch

Plate-Laminating Double-Layer Waveguide Slot Arrays for 38GHz Fixed Wireless Access Systems............................................... 2862

Miao Zhang, Jiro Hirokawa, Makoto Ando, Toru Taniguchi

Recent Progress in Electronically Tunable Reflectarray Technology using Liquid Crystals.............................................................. 2866

Robert Cahill, Jose A. Encinar, Manuel Arrebola, Richard Simms, Raymond Dickie, Vincent Fusco, Neil Mitchell

Design and Test of an L-Band Phased Array for Maritime Satcom....................................................................................................... 2871

Matthias Geissler, Frank Woetzel, Martin Bottcher, Stephan Korthoff, Andreas Lauer, Michael Eube, Michael Wleklinski

IEEE 802.11p Based Physical Layer Simulator for Car-to-Car Communication................................................................................. 2876

Lars Reichardt, Yoke Leen Sit, Tom Schipper, Thomas Zwick

Wideband Measurement-Based Modeling of Inter-Vehicle Channels in the 5 GHz Band .................................................................. 2881

Olivier Renaudin, Veli-Matti Kolmonen, Pertti Vainikainen, Claude Oestges

MIMO System Design and Field Tests for Terminals with Confined Space - Impact on Automotive Communication............................................................................................................................................................................................. 2886

Eckhard Ohlmer, Gerhard Fettweis, Dirk Plettemeier

Channel Models for V2V Communications: A Comparison of Different Approaches ........................................................................ 2891

David W Matolak, Qiong Wu

Comparison of Path Loss Measurements and Predictions at Urban Crossroads for C2C Communications.................................... 2896

Moritz Schack, Jorg Nuckelt, Robert Geise, Lena A. Thiele, Thomas Kurner

Practical Issues in Microwave Raster Scanning........................................................................................................................................ 2901

Reza Amineh, Kaveh Moussakhani, Haohan Xu, Sadegh Dadash, Yona Baskharoun, Li Liu, Natalia Nikolova

An Experimental System for Time-Domain Microwave Breast Imaging .............................................................................................. 2906

Emily Porter, Adam Santorelli, Mark Coates, Milica Popovic

Hemorrhagic Stroke Detection Via UWB Medical Imaging ................................................................................................................... 2911

Elena Pancera

Electromagnetic Focusing in Biological Tissues........................................................................................................................................ 2915

Wyger M. Brink, Ioan E. Lager, Bert Jan Kooij

Regional Estimation of the Dielectric Properties of the Breast: Skin, Adipose, and Fibroglandular Tissues ................................... 2920

Douglas Kurrant, Elise Fear

Addressing Challenges in Propagation and Channels in the Networks of the Future.......................................................................... 2925

Luis M. Correia

Wideband Radio Channel Measurements in Rural/Semi-rural and Dense Urban Environments in the 2-6 GHz Band and Applications to WiMAX Standard............................................................................................................................................ 2928

Sana Salous

Virtual MIMO Performance in a Measured Outdoor-to-Indoor Cellular Scenario ............................................................................ 2933

Mark Beach

Impact of Transmit Antenna Beamwidth for Fixed Relay Links Using Ray-Tracing and Winner II Channel Models............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 2938

Nizabat Khan, Claude Oestges

On Simplifying WINNER II Channel Model for MIMO OTA Performance Evaluation.................................................................... 2942

Xiang Gao, Buon Kiong Lau, Xiaoguang Wang, Thomas Bolin

Multi-Beam Pillbox Antennas in the Millimeter-Wave Range................................................................................................................ 2947

Mauro Ettorre, Erio Gandini, Ronan Sauleau

Active Switched Antenna Array for 77 GHz Digital Beamforming Radar............................................................................................ 2951

Peter Feil, Tobias Chaloun

Multi-layer Beamforming Lens Antenna Array with a New Line Design for Millimeter-Wave System-In-Package Applications................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2954

W. Lee, Y. S. Kim, J. Kim, Youngjoong Yoon

Novel All-Dielectric mm-Wave Horn Antennas Based on EBG Structures........................................................................................... 2959

Irina Khromova, Ramon Gonzalo, I. Ederra, Jorge Teniente, Karu Esselle, Bastiaan De Hon

Wideband Stacked Patch Antenna Array on LTCC for W-band........................................................................................................... 2962

Antti E. I. Lamminen, Jussi Saily

On the WBAN Radio Channel Modelling for Medical Applications...................................................................................................... 2967

Matti Hamalainen, Attaphongse Taparugssanagorn, Jari IInatti

Investigation of Channel Spatial Diversity for Dual-link Cooperative Communications in WBAN .................................................. 2972

Lingfeng Liu, Vaibhav Bhatnagar, C. G. Robles, Philipe De Doncker, Luc Vandendorpe, Claude Oestges

Doppler Characteristics and Correlation Proprieties of On-Body Channels........................................................................................ 2977

Raffaele D'Errico, Laurent Ouvry

On-body Diversity Channels at 2.45 GHz: Measurements and Statistical Analysis............................................................................. 2982

Asimina Michalopoulou, Theodore Zervos, Kostas Peppas, Fotis Lazarakis, Antonis A. Alexandridis, Kostas Dangakis, Dimitra I. Kaklamani

A New Look at the Body Area Network Channel Model ......................................................................................................................... 2987

David B. Smith, Leif W. Hanlen, Tharaka Anuradha Lamahewa

Wearable Aperture-Coupled Shorted Solar Patch Antenna for Remote Tracking and Monitoring Applications........................... 2992

Frederick Declercq, Apostolos Georgiadis, Hendrik Rogier

Evaluation for RFID Tag Antennas by Antenna Clearance Based on Power Reflection Coefficient................................................. 2997

Akiko Yamada, Hiroyuki Arai

Inkjet Printing of UWB Antennas on Paper Based Substrates ............................................................................................................... 3001

George S. A. Shaker, Amin Rida, Safieddin Safavi-Naeini, Manos M. Tentzeris, Symeon Nikolaou

A Post-Processing Approach to the MUSIC Algorithm for 2D Direction Finding ............................................................................... 3005

Nida Sakar, Greg Hislop, Christophe Craeye

Multiphysics Analysis of Harmonic RFID Tag on Paper with Embedded Nanoscale Material.......................................................... 3009

Luca Pierantoni

The Maturity of Computational Electromagnetics: Are We There Yet?............................................................................................... 3011

Jin-Fa Lee

Solving Large scale EM Problems using FDTD Analysis ........................................................................................................................ 3015

Winfried Simon

Innovation in Computational Electromagnetics at Agilent Technologies.............................................................................................. 3020

Filip Demuynck

New Developments of the Electromagnetic Data Exchange .................................................................................................................... 3022

Marco Sabbadini, Jonas Friden, Poul Erik Frandsen, Massimiliano Ghilardi, Guy A. E. Vandenbosch

Overlapped Digital Subarray Architecture for Multiple Beam Phased Array Radar ......................................................................... 3027

Jeffrey Herd, Sean Duffy

GPU-accelerated Synthesis of Echo Generators ....................................................................................................................................... 3031

Amedeo Capozzoli, Claudio Curcio, Angelo Liseno

High Bandwidth Ku-Band Fabry-Perot Cavity Array Antenna Using FSS Superstrate..................................................................... 3036

Christoph Grabowski, Rainer Wansch

Minimizing the Number of Sensors in the Synthesis of Shaped Beam Patterns ................................................................................... 3040

Michele D'Urso, Tommaso Isernia, Andrea Francesco Morabito, Giancarlo Prisco

Optimal Combined Amplitude-Density Synthesis of Aperiodic Arrays................................................................................................. 3044

Giovanni Toso, Piero Angeletti

Application of the Finite Volume Time Domain Method for Evaluation and Development of Wideband Automotive Antenna Systems........................................................................................................................................................................................... 3048

Hicham Tazi, Christoph Ullrich, Thomas F. Eibert

Extended Solution Methods in FEKO to Solve Actual Antenna Simulation Problems: Accelerated MoM and Windscreen Antenna Modelling ................................................................................................................................................................. 3053

Markus Schick, Ulrich Jakobus, Marlize Schoeman, Marianne Bingle, Johann Van Tonder, Willem Burger, Danie Ludick

Measured Channel Capacity of SIMO-UWB for Intra-Vehicle Communications ............................................................................... 3056

Fengzhong Qu, Jia Li, Liuqing Yang, Tim Talty

Wireless Link in Complex Environment for Automotive Applications at ISM and UWB Frequencies ............................................ 3061

Guillermo C. Vietti, Gianluca Dassano, Mario Orefice

UWB Measurements and Data Analysis in Automotive Scenarios......................................................................................................... 3065

Rudolf Zetik, Reiner S. Thoma

Microwave Imaging for Medical Applications .......................................................................................................................................... 3070

Mikael Persson, Xuezhi Zeng, Andreas Fhager

A Planar Microwave Breast Imaging System Based on the Modulated Scattering Technique........................................................... 3073

Tommy Henriksson, Nadine Joachimowicz, Bernard Duchene, Christophe Conessa, Jean-Charles Bolomey

Development and Testing of a 60-Element UWB Conformal Array for Breast Cancer Imaging....................................................... 3077

Maciej Klemm, David Gibbins, Jack Leendertz, Tony Horseman, Alan Preece, Ralph Benjamin, Ian Craddock

Evolution of Antenna Performance for Applications in Thermal Medicine.......................................................................................... 3080

Paul Stauffer, Paolo Maccarini

A Ray Tracing Based Stochastic Human Blockage Model for the IEEE 802.11ad 60 GHz Channel Model..................................... 3084

Martin Jacob, Sebastian Priebe, Alexander Maltsev, Artyom Lomayev, V. Erceg, Thomas Kurner

On the Throughput of an OFDM-based Cellular Optical Wireless System for an Aircraft Cabin .................................................... 3089

Svilen Dimitrov, Harald Haas, Mario Cappitelli, Michael Olbert

On the Packet Error Rate of Correlated Shadowing Links in Body-Area Networks........................................................................... 3094

Paul Ferrand, Jean-Marie Gorce, Claire Goursaud

Characterization of Inter-Pulse Interference and Fading for Ultra-Wideband Systems..................................................................... 3099

Klaus Witrisal, Marco Pausini

Realistic Time Reversal and Spatial Beamforming: An Interference Mitigation Approach............................................................... 3104

Sondos Alaa El Din, Mohamed El-Hadidy, Thomas Kaiser

60-GHZ Antipodal Fermi Antenna on PCB .............................................................................................................................................. 3109

Mei Sun, Xianming Qing, Zhi Ning Chen

60-GHz Post-wall Waveguide Aperture Antenna with Directors Made by Multilayer PCB Process ................................................ 3113

Hiroshi Nakano, Ryosuke Suga, Yasutake Hirachi, Jiro Hirokawa, Makoto Ando

Accurate Characterisation of a 60 GHz Antenna on LTCC Substrate .................................................................................................. 3117

Christos Oikonomopoulos-Zachos, Diane Titz, Marta Martinez-Vazquez, Fabien Ferrero, Cyril Luxey, Gilles Jacquemod

V-band (57-66GHz) Planar Antennas for WPAN Applications.............................................................................................................. 3122

Dmitry E. Zelenchuk, Vincent Fusco, George Goussetis

K-Weight Based Spatial Autocorrelation Model for On-body Communication ................................................................................... 3126

Xiaodong Yang, Qammer Hussain Abbasi, Akram Alomainy, Yang Hao

Novel Ultra-Wideband Antennas for In-Body Wireless Communication and Medical Imaging Applications ................................. 3129

Akinola Eesuola, Yifan Chen, Guiyun Tian

An Experimental Study on the Impact of Human Body Shadowing in Off-Body Communications Channels at 2.45 GHz ................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 3133

Simon Cotton, Adrian McKernan, Ameenulla Jahabar Ali, William G. Scanlon

Body Motion and Channel Response of Dynamic Body Area Channel.................................................................................................. 3138

Takahiro Aoyagi, Iswandi, Minseok Kim, Jun-Ichi Takada, Kiyoshi Hamaguchi, Ryuji Kohno

A Tapped Delay Line Model of Ground Reflection for UWB MS-MIMO Body Area Networks ....................................................... 3143

Stephane Van Roy, Claude Oestges, Jean-Michel Dricot, Francois Horlin, Philipe De Doncker

On the Separability of "On-body" and "Off-body" Clusters in the Modeling of UWB WBAN Channels for Various Indoor Scenarios ............................................................................................................................................................................ 3148

Christophe Roblin

Radiofrequency and Microwave Bioelectromagnetic Interactions: State of the Art and Future Perspectives ................................. 3153

Carmela Marino, Paolo Galloni, Vanni Lopresto, Caterina Merla

European Cooperation Projects.................................................................................................................................................................. 3156

Mirjana Moser

Exposure Systems for Bioelectromagnetic Investigations in the Radiofrequency Range: Classification and Emerging Trends .......................................................................................................................................................................................... 3159

Alessandra Paffi, Francesca Apollonio, Giorgio Lovisolo, Carmela Marino, Micaela Liberti

Detection of Permeabilisation Obtained by Micropulses and Nanopulses by Means of Bioimpedance of Biological Tissues............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 3164

Lluis M. Mir

Combined Effects Induced in Biological Systems by Exposure to EMF and Chemical or Physical Agents ...................................... 3168

Maria Rosaria Scarfi

Broadband and Multispectral Response of Planar Antennas for Terahertz Security Screening ....................................................... 3171

Erich Grossman

A Focal-plane Array of Dielectric Rod Antennas for THz Imaging ....................................................................................................... 3173

Stephen M. Hanham, Trevor S. Bird

Silicon Based Antennas for THz Integrated Arrays................................................................................................................................. 3176

Nuria Llombart, Bertrand Thomas, Maria Alonso, Choonsup Lee, Goutam Chattopadhyay, Luis Jofre, Imran Mehdi

Silicon Field Effect Transistors for Terahertz Detection and Imaging .................................................................................................. 3180

Wojciech Knap

Sub-Millimetre Wave Material Characterization..................................................................................................................................... 3183

Elena Saenz, Luis Rolo, Maurice Paquay, Giampiero Gerini, Peter De Maagt

Antenna Requirements as Seen by an Operator ....................................................................................................................................... 3188

Hector T. Fenech, Alessia Tomatis, D. Serrano, Emmanuel Lance, Maria Kalama

Thales Alenia Space France Antennas: Recent Achievements for Telecommunications ..................................................................... 3193

Jean-Christophe Lafond, Philippe Lepeltier, Jacques Maurel, Eric Vourch, Claude Labourdette, Gilles Navarre, Jean-Francois David

A Dual Circular Combined K/Ka-Band RF Sensing Feed Chain for Multi Beam Satellite Antennas............................................... 3198

Enrico Reiche, Simon J. Stirland, Christian Hartwanger, Un Pyo Hong, Ralf Gehring, Helmut Wolf

A Summary of Recent Developments in Satellite Antennas at MDA ..................................................................................................... 3203

Eric Amyotte, Yves Demers, Virginie Dupessey, Michel Forest, Louis Hildebrand, Aiping Liang, Mathieu Riel, Santiago SierraGarcia

Fast Fourier Transform Accelerated Multilevel Green's Function Interpolation for Mixed Potential and Direct Field Surface Integral Equations ................................................................................................................................................................ 3208

Dennis T. Schobert, Thomas F. Eibert, Carsten H. Schmidt

A New Highly Accurate Time Integration Scheme for DG-FEM ........................................................................................................... 3212

Meilin Liu, Hakan Bagci

Fast Integral Equation Solver Strategies with Implicit Matrix Vector Product Evaluation for Planar-3D Structures................... 3216

Thomas Vaupel

Supercomputer Solutions of Extremely Large Problems in Electromagnetics: From Ten Million to One Billion Unknowns ...................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3221

Jose M. Taboada, Luis Landesa, Marta G. Araujo, Jose Bertolo, Fernando Obelleiro, Jose Rodriguez, Javier Rivero, Gloria Gajardo-Silva

New Computational Strategies for Electromagnetic Modeling of Multiscale Heterogeneous Composites ........................................ 3226

Zhen Peng, Jue Wang, Feiran Lei, Jin-Fa Lee

Radiowave Propagation Modelling for ITU and WRC Regulatory Activities ...................................................................................... 3230

Sergio Buonomo, Bertram Arbesser-Rastburg

Clustering of the Multipath Radio Channel Parameters ......................................................................................................................... 3232

Susana Mota, Maura Garcia, Armando C. Rocha, Fernando Perez-Fontan

Statistical and Physical-Statistical Modeling of the Land Mobile Satellite, LMS, Channel at Ku- and Ka-Band ............................ 3237

Fernando Perez-Fontan, Nicolas Jeannin, Laurent Castanet, H. J. Mametsa, Frederic Lacoste, Veikko Hovinen, Michael Schonhuber, Franz Teschl, Roberto Prieto-Cerdeira

Propagation Modelling and Mapping of Rain,Clouds and Water Vapour to Cope with Spatial and Temporal Variability...................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3242

Aldo Paraboni, Carlo Riva, Carlo Capsoni, Lorenzo Luini, Laurent Castanet, Nicolas Jeannin, Antonio Martellucci, Marlene S. Pontes, Michael Schonhuber, Luis Emiliani

Synergic Use of EO, NWP and Ground Based Data for the Characterisation of Water Vapour Field ............................................. 3247

Nazzareno Pierdicca, Fabio Rocca, Bjorn Rommen, Patrizia Basili, Stefania Bonafoni, Giovanni Carlesimo, Nico Cimini, Piero Ciotti, Rossella Ferretti, Frank S. Marzano, Vinia Mattioli, Mario Montopoli, Riccardo Notarpietro, Daniele Perissin, Emanuela Pichelli, Giovanna Venuti

Fresnel Zone to Far Field Algorithm for Rapid Array Antenna Measurements .................................................................................. 3251

Manuel Sierra-Castaner, Sara Burgos

Spherical Near Field Measurements with Truncated Scan Area............................................................................................................ 3256

Enrica Martini, Stefano Maci, Lars Jacob Foged

A New Method to Reduce Truncation Errors in Partial Spherical Near-Field Measurements .......................................................... 3259

Francisco Jose Cano, Sergey Pivnenko

Positioning Errors Compensation in the NF - FF Transformation with Helicoidal Scanning for Long Antennas: Experimental Tests....................................................................................................................................................................................... 3264

Francesco D'Agostino, Flaminio Ferrara, Claudio Gennarelli, Rocco Guerriero, Massimo Migliozzi

Electric Dipole Based Synthetic Data Generation for Probe-Corrected Near-Field Antenna Measurements .................................. 3269

Carsten H. Schmidt, Dennis T. Schobert, Thomas F. Eibert

Radioelectric Propagation in a Deciduous Tree Forest at Wireless Networks Frequency Bands....................................................... 3274

Jose Antonio Gay Fernandez, Inigo Cuinas, Manuel Garcia Sanchez

A Propagation Prediction Model in Vegetated Residential Environments - A Simplified Analytical Approach.............................. 3279

Saul Torrico, Kin Lien Chee, Thomas Kurner

Simulation of Fading Statistics in Hilly/Mountainous Terrain ............................................................................................................... 3284

Jonathan S. Lu, Henry L. Bertoni, Chrysanthos Chrysanthou, Jeffrey Boksiner

Frequency Characteristics of Angular Spread for Radio Wave Propagation Through Foliage ......................................................... 3289

Chaymaly Phakasoum, Mir Ghoraishi, Jun-Ichi Takada, Koshiro Kitao, Tetsuro Imai

An Assessment of Complex Scattered Electric Field Through Building Facade Homogenization ..................................................... 3293

Shermila Mostarshedi, Elodie Richalot, Joe Wiart, Odile Picon

Ultra-Directive Emission Made by Transformation Optics .................................................................................................................... 3297

Paul-Henri Tichit, Shah Nawaz Burokur, Dylan Germain, Andre De Lustrac

Three-Dimensional Metamaterial Lens Antennas .................................................................................................................................... 3301

Tie Jun Cui

Cloaking a Reflector Antenna Using Coordinate Transformation Approach....................................................................................... 3304

Wenxuan Tang, Yang Hao, Raj Mittra

The Transform of Geometry in Space and Its Application in Reconfigurable PIFA Antenna ........................................................... 3309

Duc Nguyen, Duroc Yvan, Van Yem Vu, Tan Phu Vuong

Tensor Transmission-Line Metamaterials and Their Applications........................................................................................................ 3313

Gurkan Gok, Anthony Grbic

In-Line X-Slot Element Focal Plane Array of Kinetic Inductance Detectors........................................................................................ 3316

Annalisa Iacono, Angelo Freni, Andrea Neto, Giampiero Gerini

Optical Requirements and Modelling of Coupling Devices for the SAFARI Instrument on SPICA ................................................. 3321

Neil Trappe, J. R. Gao, D. Glowacka, D. Goldie, D. Griffin, P. Khosropanah, P. Mauskopf, D. Morozov, A. Murphy, C. O'Sullivan, M. Ridder, S. Withington

Feed Networks for Antenna-Array Coupled TES Bolometers for CMB Polarimetry ......................................................................... 3325

Roger Obrient

Terahertz Photoconductive Antennas: Principles and Applications ...................................................................................................... 3326

Daryoosh Saeedkia

Plasmonic Antenna for Beam-Shaping of Terahertz Quantum Cascade Lasers .................................................................................. 3329

Tahsin Akalin, Miguel Beruete, Miguel Navarro-Cia, Guillaume Ducournau, Jean-Francois Lampin, Mario Sorolla

High Performance Reflectors for Telecom Space Antennas in MELCO ............................................................................................... 3331

Hiroyuki Ohmine

Highly Accurate and Stable Reflector Antennas at RUAG Space .......................................................................................................... 3336

Per Ingvarson

Study of the Impact to the Beam Isolation from the Reflector Holddown Holes .................................................................................. 3341

Ji-Fu Ma, Michael Thorburn

Compact and Stable Earth Deck Multi-Beam Ka-Band Antenna Structure and Dual Gridded Reflector ....................................... 3345

Ernst Pfeiffer, Olaf Reichmann, Alexander Ihle, Stefan Linke, Christoph Tschepe, Norbert Nathrath, Miguel Santos, Anton Grillenbeck, Julian Santiago-Prowald, Peter Rinous, Luis Rolo

30m Class Lightweight Large Deployable Reflector ................................................................................................................................ 3354

Satoru Ozawa, Kyoji Shintate, Akio Tsujihata

Fast Electromagnetic Analysis of Multi-Scale Models with MLFMA Utilizing Spherical Basis Functions....................................... 3359

Jonatan Aronsson, Vladimir Okhmatovski

Linear Embedding Via Green's Operators and Arnoldi Basis Functions for Analyzing Complex Structures ................................. 3363

Vito Lancellotti, Bastiaan De Hon, Anton G. Tijhuis

On the Hybridization of Dipole Moment (DM) and Finite Methods for Efficient Solution of Multiscale Problems ........................ 3368

Raj Mittra, Jonathan N. Bringuier, Chiara Pelletti, K. Panayappan, Ozlem Ozgun, Agostino Monorchio

On the Regularization of the Vector Potential in the Electric Field Integral Equation ....................................................................... 3370

Francesco Andriulli, Giuseppe Vecchi

PSTD Based 3D EM Propagation Modeling of a Comet Nucleus ........................................................................................................... 3372

Gabriel Arnold, Christoph Statz, Sebastian Hegler, Dirk Plettemeier, Alain Herique, Wlodek Kofman

Use of Remote Sensing Techniques and Navigation Data for Tropospheric Channel Assessment..................................................... 3375

Susanne Crewell, Frank S. Marzano, Vinia Mattioli, Nazzareno Pierdicca, Carlo Capsoni, Nico Cimini, Ermanno Fionda, Ulrich Lohnert, Antonio Martellucci

Dynamic Modelling of Atmospheric Microwave Transmission for Precipitation Quantification Using Mie Scattering....................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3380

Susanne Hipp, Uwe Siart, Christian Chwala, Thomas F. Eibert, Harald Kunstmann

Joint Results of 20 GHz Recent Earth-Space Propagation Experiments in Canada and Europe....................................................... 3384

Cesar A. Amaya, Tu Nguyen, Armando C Rocha, Jose M. Riera, Ana Benarroch, Pedro Garcia-Del-Pino, Jose Garcia-Rubia, Guillaume Carrie, Laurent Castanet

Use of Space-Time Channel Models and Data for Design and Control of Adaptive SatCom Systems .............................................. 3389

Carlo Capsoni, Laurent Castanet, Piero Gabellini, Gennaro Gallinaro, Frederic Lacoste, Nicolas Jeannin, Lorenzo Luini, Antonio Martellucci, Aldo Paraboni

Review of Prediction Methods for Low-Elevation Aerospace Systems and New Achievements......................................................... 3393

Joel Lemorton, Vincent Fabbro, Charilaos Kourogiorgas, Pierre Bouchard, David V. Rogers, Lorenzo Luini, Carlo Riva, Danielle Vanhoenacker-Janvier, Frederic Lacoste, Lars Erling Braten, Laurent Castanet

Propagation Modeling for the Design of Data-Downlink of non-GEO Satellite Systems (Earth Observation / Space Exploration) and DRS.................................................................................................................................................................................. 3398

Carlo Capsoni, Nazzareno Pierdicca, Frank S. Marzano, Emilio Matricciani, Lorenzo Luini, Vinia Mattioli, Aldo Paraboni, Luca Pulvirenti, Carlo Riva, Antonio Martellucci

Dual Polarized Probe for Wideband Planar Near Field Measurement Applications........................................................................... 3402

Lars Jacob Foged, Andrea Giacomini, Roberto Morbidini

G/T Estimation for DVB-SH Automotive 2-Port Switchable CP Antennas .......................................................................................... 3407

Enrico Toniolo, Mario Busa, Massimo Pannozzo, Daniel Zamberlan

Application of Mathematical Absorber Reflection Suppression to Planar Near-Field Antenna Measurements .............................. 3412

Stuart F. Gregson, Allen Newell, Greg Hindman, Michael Carey

Near Field Test Bench in Design and Production Phase .......................................................................................................................... 3417

Paolo Baldonero, Antonio Manna, Andrea Pantano, Fabrizio Trotta, Roberto Flamini

Far Field and Gain Calculation Starting from Near Field Time - Domain Data Acquisition ............................................................. 3420

Rabia Rammal, Michele Lalande, Edson Martinod, Noel Feix

Radiowaves Scattering from Irregular Building Facades through MoM Analysis .............................................................................. 3424

Yelakan Berenger Ouattara, Elodie Richalot, Odile Picon, Gildas Kubicke, Christophe Bourlier, Joe Wiart

Analysis of Angular Parameters of Dense Multipath Components in an Urban Macro-Cell Scenario ............................................. 3429

Martin Kaske, Reiner S. Thoma

Delay-Doppler Frequency Power Spectrum Estimation for Vehicular Propagation Channels .......................................................... 3434

Xuefeng Yin, Quan Zuo, Zhimeng Zhong, Stan X. Lu

Ray-Tracing Evaluation of Diffuse Scattering in an Outdoor Scenario................................................................................................. 3439

Francesco Mani, Claude Oestges

Clutter Height Variation and Its Effect on Frequency Dependence of Radio Path Loss ..................................................................... 3444

Dmitry Chizhik

Coupling a Deterministic Propagation Model with Diffuse Scattering and Urban Furniture for Small Cells.................................. 3448

G. Gougeon, Yves Lostanlen, Laurent Maviel

DB Boundary Conditions at the Inner Surface of an Arbitrarily Shaped Cloak.................................................................................. 3453

Enrica Martini, Stefano Maci, Arthur D. Yaghjian

Practical Realization of Transformation-Optics Designed Invisibility Cloak Through Layered Structures .................................... 3456

Yijun Feng

Transformational Plasmonics ..................................................................................................................................................................... 3461

Muamer Kadic, Guillaume Dupont, Sebastien Guenneau, Stefan Enoch

Broadband Dielectric Zone Plate Antenna from Transformation Electromagnetics ........................................................................... 3463

Rui Yang, Wenxuan Tang, Yang Hao

Advances in Conformal Metamaterial Antennas Using High Impedance (HIS) and Electromagnetic Bandgap (EBG) Surfaces ............................................................................................................................................................................................. 3466

George K. Palikaras, Alexandros Feresidis, Clive Parini

The "Challenging" World of Terahertz Radiation and Imaging ........................................................................................................... 3470

Luis Jofre

RFID STENTag for Passive Vascular Monitoring ................................................................................................................................... 3476

Cecilia Occhiuzzi, Giordano Contri, Gaetano Marrocco

Passive UHF RFID Near Field Link Budget for Implanted Sensors ...................................................................................................... 3479

Christoph Schmidt, Daniel Valderas, Joseba Garcia, Inaki Ortego, Xiaodong Chen

Design of a Helical Folded Dipole Antenna for Biomedical Implants .................................................................................................... 3484

Hayato Mizuno, Masaharu Takahashi, Kazuyuki Saito, Nozomi Haga, Koichi Ito

Beamscanning Probe Antennas for Deep Brain Stimulation................................................................................................................... 3488

Kin-Fai Tong, Arnaud Dufour, Lei Ge, Kwai-Man Luk

Rethinking Antenna Requirements for Medical Implant Systems ......................................................................................................... 3491

William G. Scanlon

Front End Optically Reconfigurable Antenna System............................................................................................................................. 3493

Youssef Tawk, Joseph Costantine, Silvio E. Barbin, Christos Christodoulou

Antenna Reconfigurability Based on a Novel Parasitic Pixel Layer....................................................................................................... 3497

Daniel Rodrigo, Yasin Damgaci, Mehmet Unlu, Bedri Cetiner, Jordi Romeu, Luis Jofre

End-Switched CRLH Leaky-Wave Antenna with Enhanced Electronic Full-Space Beam Steering Performance.......................... 3501

Hoang Nguyen, Samer Abielmona, Christophe Caloz

Equivalent Surface Modelling for Reconfigurable Partially Reflective Surface Antennas ................................................................. 3504

Tomislav Debogovic, Julien Perruisseau-Carrier, Juraj Bartolic

Novel Wideband Pyramidal Monopole Antenna with Wide Tunable Frequency Band-Notch........................................................... 3509

Zhen Hua Sampson Hu, Peter S. Hall, James Kelly, Peter Gardner

Discrete Lenses for Multibeam Applications............................................................................................................................................. 3513

Juan Lizarraga, Gonzalo Crespo, Carlos Del-Rio

Compact Shaped Dual-Reflector System for Military Ka-Band SATCOM on the Move.................................................................... 3518

Ian Davis, John Kot, Christophe Granet, Greg Pope, Karl Verran

Optimal Eccentricity of a Low Permittivity Integrated Lens for a High-Gain Beam-Steering Antenna........................................... 3522

Aki Karttunen, Juha Ala-Laurinaho, Ronan Sauleau, Antti V. Raisanen

Combination of Leaky and CPW Modes for Leaky Lens Antennas with Dual Polarization .............................................................. 3527

Oscar Quevedo-Teruel, Andrea Neto

Newfocus Research Networking Program................................................................................................................................................. 3531

Ronan Sauleau, Oszkar Biro, Johan Stiens, Zvonimir Sipus, Antti V. Raisanen, Lorenz-Peter Schmidt, Carlos A. Fernandes, Juan R. Mosig, Vincent Fusco, Stefano Maci, Andrea Neto, Alexander Nosich, Artem V. Boriskin

Antenna Research and Technology for the Intelligent Car ..................................................................................................................... 3534

Lars Reichardt, Christian Sturm, Werner Wiesbeck

Ultra Wideband Antennas and Propagation ............................................................................................................................................. 3539

Elena Pancera, Werner Wiesbeck

Recent Activities on Antenna Measurements at mm- and submm-wavelengths at Aalto University................................................. 3543

Antti V. Raisanen, Juha Ala-Laurinaho, Aki Karttunen, Juha Mallat, Patrik Pousi, Aleksi Tamminen

Leaky Waves and Periodic Structures for Antenna Applications: Research and Teaching Activities at Sapienza University of Rome ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 3546

Fabrizio Frezza

Solving the Dispersion Problem for Broad Band Imaging Cameras ...................................................................................................... 3549

Andrea Neto

Land Mobile Satellite Dual Polarized MIMO Channel Along Roadside Trees: Modeling and Performance Evaluation...................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3553

Michael Cheffena, Fernando Perez-Fontan, Frederic Lacoste, Erwan Corbel, Henri-Jose Mametsa

Influence of Receiver Position on Building Penetration Loss at 5.0 GHz for High Elevation Angles ................................................ 3559

Milan Kvicera, Pavel Pechac

On the Small Scale Modelling Aspects of Dual Circular Polarised Land Mobile Satellite MIMO Channels in Line of Sight and in Vehicles................................................................................................................................................................................ 3562

Tim Brown, Argyrios Kyrgiazos

Numerical Analysis of the Impact of Building Face Features on LMS Channel Modelling ................................................................ 3566

Mehdi Ait-Ighil, Joel Lemorton, Fernando Perez-Fontan, Frederic Lacoste, Vincent Gobin, G. Artaud, Christophe Bourga, Michel Bousquet

Physical-Statistical Model for the LMS Channel At Ku/Ka Band.......................................................................................................... 3571

Nicolas Jeannin, Laurent Castanet

Thermal Testing of Antennas in Spherical Near Field Multi-Probe System ......................................................................................... 3576

Lars Jacob Foged, Andrea Giacomini, Roberto Morbidini

New Methods to Reduce Leakage Errors in Planar Near-Field Measurements ................................................................................... 3581

Francisco Jose Cano, Sara Burgos, Manuel Sierra-Castaner

Performance Comparison Between Serrated Edge and Rolled Edge Reflectors Inside CATR Facilities.......................................... 3586

Alfonso Munoz-Acevedo, Sara Burgos, Manuel Sierra-Castaner

Low Frequency Analysis of Large Dual Reflector Compact Ranges...................................................................................................... 3591

Josef Migl, Alexander Geise, Juergen Hartmann, Hans-Juergen Steiner

Electromagnetic Model of a Near-Field Cable-Free Impedance and Gain Measurement Technique for Electrically Small Antennas ............................................................................................................................................................................................. 3596

Jiaying Zhang, Sergey Pivnenko, Olav Breinbjerg

Polarimetric Analysis of the MIMO-UWB Channel in Laboratories .................................................................................................... 3601

Concepcion Garcia-Pardo, Maria Martinez-Quinto, Maria Teresa Martinez-Ingles, Jose-Maria Molina-Garcia-Pardo, Jose-Victor Rodriguez, Leandro Juan-Llacer

Parameterization of the COST 2100 MIMO Channel Model in Indoor Scenarios............................................................................... 3606

Juho Poutanen, Katsuyuki Haneda, Lingfeng Liu, Claude Oestges, Fredrik Tufvesson, Pertti Vainikainen

Scheduling Multi-User MIMO Communication Based on Physical Channel Parameters .................................................................. 3611

Yan Shi, Michael Jensen

A New Deterministic Hybrid Model for Indoor-to-Outdoor Radio Coverage Prediction ................................................................... 3615

Dmitry Umansky, Guillaume De La Roche, Zhihua Lai, Guillaume Villemaud, Jean-Marie Gorce, Jie Zhang

Accuracy of Specular Path Estimates with ESPRIT and RiMAX in the Presence of Measurement-based Diffuse Multipath Components ................................................................................................................................................................................ 3619

Davy Gaillot, Emmeric Tanghe, Paul Stefanut, Wout Joseph, Martine Lienard, Pierre Degauque, Luc Martens

Fundamental Characteristics of Electrodes for Intra-Body Communications...................................................................................... 3623

Nozomi Haga, Koichi Ito

A Compact Planar UWB Antenna for On-Body Communications ........................................................................................................ 3627

Nacer Chahat, Maxime Zhadobov, Ronan Sauleau, Koichi Ito

Crumpling of Compact Textile Antennas .................................................................................................................................................. 3631

Qiang Bai, Richard Langley

Animated Human Movement and Posture Capture for Body Worn Antenna Simulation.................................................................. 3635

Srijittra Swaisaenyakorn, Paul Robert Young, John Batchelor

Investigation of the Ear-To-Ear Radio Propagation Channel ................................................................................................................ 3640

Soren H. Kvist, Jesper Thaysen, Kaj Bjarne Jakobsen

Passive RFID-based Localization System for First Responders ............................................................................................................. 3645

Emidio Di Giampaolo

Electromagnetic Tracking of Transceiver-free Targets in Wireless Networked Environments ......................................................... 3650

Federico Viani, Paolo Rocca, Giacomo Oliveri, Andrea Massa

Theory and Experimentations of Multi-chip RFID Grids ....................................................................................................................... 3654

Gaetano Marrocco, Stefano Caizzone

Electrical Property Characterization of Blood Glucose for On-body Sensors ...................................................................................... 3659

Tuba Yilmaz, Yang Hao

Active Parasitic Arrays for Low Cost Compact MIMO Transmitters................................................................................................... 3663

Bo Han, Vlasis Barousis, Antonis A. Kalis, Athanasios G. Kanatas

Reconfiguration and Thermoregulation using Biologically Inspired Vascular Networks ................................................................... 3668

Franklin Drummond, Gregory Huff

An Electronically Tunable Half-Mode Substrate Integrated Waveguide Leaky-Wave Antenna ....................................................... 3670

Asanee Suntives, Sean V Hum

Design of Reconfigurable Compact Antennas for Automotive Communications ................................................................................. 3675

Javier Araque Quijano, Sergio Arianos, Francesca Vipiana, Gianluca Dassano, Giuseppe Vecchi, Mario Orefice

Near Field Focusing and Radar Cross Section for a Finite Paraboloidal Screen ................................................................................. 3678

Vitaliy Bulygin

Highly Tapered, Uniform Phased Horn Based on Variable Impedance Lens Effect ........................................................................... 3683

Marko Bosiljevac, Massimiliano Casaletti, Francesco Caminita, Zvonimir Sipus, Stefano Maci

Refocusing a THz Reflector Imaging System ............................................................................................................................................ 3687

Borja Gonzalez-Valdes, Antonio Garcia-Pino, Oscar Rubinos-Lopez, Nuria Llombart

Double-shell Modified Extended Hemispherical Lens Feed for Reflectors in Scanning Applications ............................................... 3692

Carlos A. Fernandes, Eduardo B. Lima, Jorge R. Costa

An Aperiodic Active Lens for Multibeam Satellite Applications: From the Design to the Breadboard Manufacturing and Testing......................................................................................................................................................................... 3697

Gianfranco Ruggerini, Giovanni Toso, Piero Angeletti

Advanced Spherical Near-Field Antenna Measurement Techniques - Recent Research and ESoA PhD Course ............................ 3702

Jeppe Nielsen, Sergey Pivnenko, Olav Breinbjerg

The Small Antenna Concept. From Microwaves to Optical Frequencies .............................................................................................. 3707

Luis Jofre, Raquel Serrano, Santiago Capdevila

New BOR1 and Decoupling Efficiencies for Characterizing Ultra-Wideband Reflectors and Feeds for Future Radio Telescopes........................................................................................................................................................................................... 3712

Per-Simon Kildal, Jian Yang, Marianna Ivashina

The Gap Waveguide as a Metamaterial-Based Electromagnetic Packaging Technology Enabling Integration of MMICs and Antennas Up to THz............................................................................................................................................................... 3715

Per-Simon Kildal, Stefano Maci, Alejandro Valero-Nogueira, Ahmed A. Kishk, Eva Rajo-Iglesias

Effects of Using a Low-Cost COTS Antenna in Close Proximity to the Body....................................................................................... 3719

W. Dave Waddoup, Akram Alomainy, Yang Hao

Channel Sounding Using GNSS Signals..................................................................................................................................................... 3724

Jost Thomas, Wei Wang, Frank Schubert, Felix Antreich, Uwe-Carsten G. Fiebig

Antenna Diversity for Mobile Satellite Applications: Performance Evaluation Based on Measurements ........................................ 3729

Daniel Arndt, Alexander Ihlow, Albert Heuberger, Ernst Eberlein

Slant Path Attenuation in Vegetation at Ku- and C-Band....................................................................................................................... 3734

Franz Teschl, Michael Schonhuber, Fernando Perez-Fontan, Veikko Hovinen, Roberto Prieto-Cerdeira

Stationarity Study of Land Mobile Satellite Channel in View of Developing a Time Series Generator ............................................ 3739

B. Montenegro-Villacieros, Claude Oestges, Fernando Perez-Fontan, Roberto Prieto-Cerdeira, Thomas Heyn, Ernst Eberlein, Danielle Vanhoenacker-Janvier

Experimental Set-Up for Antenna Characterization in Waterpipes ...................................................................................................... 3742

Riccardo Stefanelli, Daniele Trinchero

Gain Calibration Uncertainties for Standard Gain Horn Calibration at a Compact Antenna Test Range ...................................... 3746

Hakan Eriksson, Bengt Svensson

Rotary Joint Characterization Using Antenna Measurements ............................................................................................................... 3751

Laurent Le Coq

A THz Imaging System for Biomedical Applications............................................................................................................................... 3755

Tonny Rubaek, Robin Dahlback, Andreas Fhager, Jan Stake, Mikael Persson

Large-Scale Parameters of Wideband MIMO Channel in Urban Multi-Cell Scenario....................................................................... 3759

Milan Narandzic, Christian Schneider, Martin Kaske, Stephan Jackel, Gerd Sommerkorn, Reiner S. Thoma

Impact of Path Loss and Delay Spread on Base Station Cooperation.................................................................................................... 3764

Konstantinos Manolakis, Stephan Jaeckel, Eva Salvador Marquez, Volker Jungnickel

Channel Measurement and Characterization of Interference Between Residential Femto-cell Systems .......................................... 3769

Xiang Gao, Andres Alayon Glazunov, Jialai Weng, Cheng Fang, Jie Zhang, Fredrik Tufvesson

The Diffuse Multipath Component and Multipath Component Visibility............................................................................................. 3774

Dana Porrat

Ultra Wideband for in and On-body Medical Implants: A Study of the Limits and New Opportunities.......................................... 3778

Ashutosh Ghildiyal, Balwant Godara, Karima Amara, Renzo Dalmolin, Amara Amara

On-Body Performance of Wireless Sensor Nodes using IEEE 802.15.4................................................................................................. 3783

Max Munoz, Yang Hao

Measurement Errors Introduced by the Use of Co-axial Cabling in the Assessment of Wearable Antenna Performance in Off-Body Channels ........................................................................................................................................................... 3787

Philip A. Catherwood, William G. Scanlon

A Printed Monopole and the Use of Simple Phantoms for Body-centric Radio Measurements at Popular Mobile Communications Frequencies. .................................................................................................................................................................... 3792

Robert Michael Edwards

Short-Term and Long-Term Fading of In-Body to Out-Of-Body Channel in MICS Band................................................................. 3797

Somayyeh Chamaani, Yuriy I. Nechayev, Peter S. Hall, Costas Constantinou, Abdullah Mirtaheri

The Effective Electrically Small Encapsulated Antenna Applied for Communication Between Self-powered Miniature Devices......................................................................................................................................................................................... 3801

Dmitriy Penkin, Alexander Yarovoy, Gerard J. M. Janssen

Real Time Estimation of Motion and Range of RFID Tags..................................................................................................................... 3804

Urmila Pujare

Design, Realization and Measurement of Micro-magnetic Radiators Inside Pipes Filled with Water............................................... 3809

Luca Cisoni, Riccardo Stefanelli, Daniele Trinchero

A Prototype Passive UHF RFID Transfer Tattoo Tag ............................................................................................................................. 3811

Mohamad Ali Ziai, John Batchelor

Inverse Scattering Techniques to Detect the Moving Object in Complex Medium .............................................................................. 3815

Abdel-Aziz Hassanin

Inverse Scattering Level Set Algorithm for Retrieving the Shape and Location of Multiple Targets................................................ 3819

Mohammad Hajihashemi, Magda El-Shenawee

Optimization as an Information Exploitation Tool for Solving Inverse Scattering Problems ............................................................ 3824

Paolo Rocca, Giacomo Oliveri, Andrea Massa

Improved Quantitative Microwave Tomography by Exploiting the Physical Meaning of the Linear Sampling Method ........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3828

Loreto Di Donato, Tommaso Isernia, Ilaria Catapano, Lorenzo Crocco

Radial Line Slot Array Optimization......................................................................................................................................................... 3832

Marco Mussetta, Agnese Mazzinghi, Matteo Albani, Angelo Freni, Paola Pirinoli

An Overview of Cad Tools Developed at IETR for the Synthesis and Optimisation of Shaped Lens Antennas at Millimetre Waves.......................................................................................................................................................................................... 3834

Anthony Rolland, Ngoc Tinh Nguyen, Vu La, Ronan Sauleau

Array Full-Wave Optimization and Space Mapping Techniques Using Fast MoM Solvers ............................................................... 3839

Fabio Milani, Mirko Bercigli, Mauro Bandinelli, Angelo Freni, Giuseppe Vecchi, Marco Sabbadini

Feed-Array Design in Presence of Strong Scattering from Reflectors ................................................................................................... 3844

Mauro Bandinelli, Fabio Milani, Giancarlo Guida, Mirko Bercigli, Poul Erik Frandsen, Stig Sorensen, Beatrice Bencivenga, Marco Sabbadini

Modelling of Transmission Through Apertures in Thick Dielectric Screens Using Volume Integral Equations ............................. 3849

Vladimir Volski, Guy A. E. Vandenbosch

On the Radiation Resistance for Small Capacitive Dipole Antennas ..................................................................................................... 3853

Mats Gustafsson, Daniel Sjoberg

Study and Test of a New Stochastic Rain Attenuation Time Series Synthesizer Based on a Mixed Law for Tropical and Equatorial Areas ................................................................................................................................................................................... 3855

Xavier Boulanger, Laurent Castanet, Nicolas Jeannin, Laurent Feral, Francoise Carvalho, Frederic Lacoste

Aspects of Earth-space Propagation Impairments on Low-Angle Paths ............................................................................................... 3860

David V. Rogers, Pierre Bouchard

A Rain Attenuation Time Series Synthesizer Based on 2-State Markov Chains Coupled to an "Event-on-Demand" Generator ...................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3865

Marcio Rodrigues, Guillaume Carrie, Laurent Castanet, Luiz A. R. Da Silva Mello

Physical-Statistical Models of Sky Noise Temperature for Deep Space Receiving Stations from X Band to W Band..................... 3870

Vinia Mattioli, Frank S. Marzano, Nazzareno Pierdicca, Carlo Capsoni, Carlo Riva, Emilio Matricciani, Antonio Martellucci

Source Reconstruction in Advanced Processing of Antenna Measurements......................................................................................... 3875

Javier Leonardo Araque Quijano, Giuseppe Vecchi, Marco Sabbadini, Lucia Scialacqua, Beatrice Bencivenga, Francesca Mioc, Lars Jacob Foged

Advanced Processing of Measured Fields Using Field Reconstruction Techniques ............................................................................. 3880

Erik Jorgensen, Peter Meincke, Cecilia Cappellin

Investigation of Full Probe Correction and Higher Order Expansion Functions in Multilevel Fast Multipole Accelerated Inverse Equivalent Current Method..................................................................................................................................... 3885

Thomas F. Eibert, Carsten H. Schmidt, Ismatullah Ismatullah

Geometry Reconstruction from Amplitude-Only Scattered Field Data................................................................................................. 3888

Yuri Alvarez, Cebrian Garcia, Fernando Las-Heras

A Theoretical Description of the IsoFilterTM Rejection Curve ................................................................................................................ 3892

Doren W. Hess

An Autonomous Wireless Sensor Powered by Vibration-driven Energy Harvesting in a Microwave Wireless Power Transmission System.................................................................................................................................................................................... 3897

Yuji Suzuki, Shigeo Kawasaki

CRLH-Transmission Line Leaky Wave Antennas Integrated with Distributed Amplifiers with Power Recycling Feedback Scheme.......................................................................................................................................................................................... 3901

Chung-Tse Michael Wu, Tatsuo Itoh

Wireless Power Transfer with Metamaterials........................................................................................................................................... 3905

Bingnan Wang, Koon Hoo Teo, Tamotsu Nishino, William Yerazunis, John Barnwell, Jinyun Zhang

Microwave WPT to a Rover Using Active Integrated Phased Array Antennas.................................................................................... 3909

Shigeo Kawasaki

High Speed Parallel Data Transmission and Power Transmission Technology for Wireless Repeater System ............................... 3913

Tomohiro Seki

Automatic Goal Oriented Optimization Using Parallel Higher Order Basis Based Integral Equation Solver ................................. 3917

Daniel Garcia-Donoro, Weixin Zhao, Yu Zhang, Tapan K. Sarkar, Luis Emilio Garcia-Castillo, Magdalena Salazar-Palma

GPU-based Acceleration of MPIE/MoM Matrix Calculation for the Analysis of Microstrip Circuits .............................................. 3921

Danilo De Donno, Alessandra Esposito, Giuseppina Monti, Luciano Tarricone

Stability Analysis of a Parallel Higher Order Basis Based Integral Equation Solver (HOBBIES) on a Cluster with 512 AMD CPU Cores ................................................................................................................................................................................... 3925

Yu Zhang, Hui Zhao, Sio Weng Ting, Daniel Garcia-Donoro, Xun-Wang Zhao, Magdalena Salazar-Palma, Tapan K. Sarkar

Accuracy: The Frequently Overlooked Parameter in the Solution of Extremely Large Problems .................................................... 3928

Ozgur Ergul, Levent Gurel

Parallel Higher Order Method of Moments for Accurate Analysis of Antenna-Radome-Platform System ..................................... 3932

Xun-Wang Zhao, Yu Zhang, Daniel Garcia-Donoro, Tapan K. Sarkar, Sio Weng Ting

Finiteness Effects in Wideband Connected Arrays: Analytical Models to Highlight the Effects of the Loading Impedances.................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3934

Andrea Neto, Daniele Cavallo, Giampiero Gerini

Scatterer-Induced Feed Mismatch Estimate by Using a Generalized Spherical Wave Matrix Approach ........................................ 3939

Cristian Della Giovampaola, Enrica Martini, Alberto Toccafondi, Stefano Maci

Beam-Waveguide Analysis Using Complex Conical Beams .................................................................................................................... 3942

Sinisa Skokic, Massimiliano Casaletti, Stefano Maci, Stig Sorensen

Algorithm and Modeling for Fast Optimization and Design of Large Log-Periodic Array Antennas with Commercial EM Solvers .............................................................................................................................................................................. 3946

Jian Yang, Per-Simon Kildal

Sparse Array Synthesis Via Alternating Projections and Iterative Field Synthesis Orthogonalization ............................................ 3950

Javier Leonardo Araque Quijano, Giuseppe Vecchi, Marco Sabbadini

A Theoretical Approach for the Dynamic Reconfiguration of an On-Board Antenna Pattern and Its Performance Assessment..................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3953

Aldo Paraboni, Carlo Capsoni, Laura Resteghini, Roberto Nebuloni, Marco Luccini

Simultaneous Beacon and Radiometer Propagation Measurements in the Ka-band........................................................................... 3958

Jose M. Riera, Ana Benarroch, Pedro Garcia-Del-Pino, Jose Garcia-Rubia

A Review of ESA Activities on Tropospheric Channel Modelling and Characterization for Spatial Systems.................................. 3963

Antonio Martellucci, Pavel Valtr

Planning of Advanced SatCom Systems Using ACM Techniques: The Impact of Rain Fade ............................................................ 3965

Lorenzo Luini, Luis Emiliani, Carlo Capsoni

Development of Rectenna with Wireless Communication System.......................................................................................................... 3970

Naoki Shinohara

Power Balance of Inductive Wireless Power Transmission..................................................................................................................... 3974

Jan Kracek, Milos Mazanek

Magnetic Field Design for High Efficient and Low EMF Wireless Power Transfer in On-Line Electric Vehicle............................ 3979

Seungyoung Ahn, Joungho Kim

Effect of Nearby Human Body on WPT System ....................................................................................................................................... 3983

Qiaowei Yuan

Electromagnetics and Information Technology: Much More Than High Performance Computing ................................................. 3987

Luciano Tarricone

Parallel Computation of Radar Cross Section of Target with Coatings ................................................................................................ 3991

Ying Yan, Hui Zhao, Yu Zhang, Xun-Wang Zhao, Chong-Hong Liang, Daniel Garcia-Donoro, Tapan K. Sarkar

Performance Evaluation of the Multi-Device OpenCL FDTD Solver.................................................................................................... 3995

Tomasz Stefanski, Nicolas Chavannes, Niels Kuster

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