National Radio Science Meeting

4-7 January 2017

University of Colorado Boulder

Sponsored by USNC-URSI

 

 

 

TUESDAY EVENING, 3 January 2017

 

19:00 23:00 USNC-URSI Business Meeting, Marriott Hotel

 

 

WEDNESDAY MORNING, 4 January 2017

 

Session B1:  Advanced Theory and Applications of Metamaterials

(Special Session)

Room 1B40

Co-Chairs: Ashwin Iyer, University of Alberta;

Filippo Capolino, University of California Irvine

 

08:20  B1-1  

BINARY HUYGENS' METASURFACE: A SIMPLE AND EFFICIENT RETROREFLECTOR AT NEAR-GRAZING ANGLES

Alex M. H. Wong*, Philip Christian, George V. Eleftheriades

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, CANADA

 

08:40  B1-2  

PERTURBATION THEORY APPLIED TO DIELECTRIC METAMATERIAL RESONATORS

Salvatore Campione, Larry K. Warne*, Lorena I. Basilio, William L. Langston, Michael B. Sinclair

Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM

 

09:00  B1-3  

BROADBAND METAMATERIAL ABSORBERS IN THE VISIBLE SPECTRUM: EFFECT OF NANOPARTICLE SHAPE

Chinmay Garud*1, Ahmed M. Hassan1, Edward Garboczi2

1Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO
2Applied Chemicals and Materials Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO

 

09:20  B1-4  

ENHANCED TRANSMISSION INTO LAYERED-PLASMONIC METAMATERIALS THROUGH K-SPACE HARMONIC COUPLING

Iman Aghanejad, Kenneth J. Chau, Loic Markley*

School of Engineering, University of British Columbia, Kelowna, BC, CANADA

 

09:40  B1-5  

UNIVERSAL SPIN-MOMENTUM LOCKING OF LIGHT

Zubin Jacob*, Todd V. Mechelen

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

 

10:00  Break

 

10:20  B1-6  

NOVEL PROPAGATION MODEL OF DEGENERATE BAND EDGE MODES USING DUAL NON-IDENTICAL PAIR OF COUPLED TRANSMISSION LINES

Muhammed R. Zuboraj*, Kubilay Sertel, John L. Volakis

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Electroscience Laboratory, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 

10:40  B1-7  

THEORY OF EXCEPTIONAL POINTS OF DEGENERACY IN COUPLED WAVEGUIDES WITH BALANCED GAIN AND LOSS

Mohamed Othman*, Filippo Capolino

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA

 

11:00  B1-8  

BOUNDARY CONDITIONS FOR MULTIPOLAR MEDIA DETERMINED FROM MAXWELL'S EQUATIONS AND CONSTITUTIVE RELATIONS

Arthur D. Yaghjian*

Electromagnetics Research Consultant, Concord, MA

 

11:20  B1-9  

DESIGN OF DUAL-BAND LINEARLY AND CIRCULARLY POLARIZED MICROSTRIP PATCH ANTENNAS USING UNIPLANAR METAMATERIAL-BASED EBGS

Stuart Barth, Braden P. Smyth, Ashwin K. Iyer*

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, CANADA

 

11:40  B1-10  

RF CONTROLLED ATOM-VAPOR BASED MATERIAL FOR ELECTRIC FIELD METROLOGY

Christopher L. Holloway*, Matt T. Simons, Josh A. Gordon

National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO

 

 

Session B2:  Advances in CEM and Emerging Applications

(Special Session)

Room 200

Co-Chairs: Branislav Notaros, Colorado State University;

Yahya Rahmat-Samii, University of California Los Angeles

 

08:20  B2-1  

SURFACE INTEGRAL EQUATION DISCONTINUOUS GALERKIN (IEDG) METHOD WITH IMPEDANCE BOUNDARY CONDITION

Xuezhe Tien, Yongpin Chen, Jin-Fa Lee*

Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

 

08:40  B2-2  

COMPUTATIONAL ELECTROMAGNETICS WITH DISCRETE EXTERIOR CALCULUS

Shu Chen*1, Weng C. Chew2

1Physics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL
2Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

 

09:00  B2-3  

TOWARD NEXT-GENERATION BENCHMARKING OF CEM METHODS: COMPARING COMPUTATIONAL COSTS

Jackson W. Massey, Anton Menshov, Ali E. Yılmaz*

Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

 

09:20  B2-4  

FDTD ACCELERATION USING MATLAB AND PARALLEL COMPUTING TOOLBOX ON GPU CARDS

Joseph E. Diener*, Atef Z. Elsherbeni

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO

 

09:40  B2-5  

SYNTHESIZING THIN DIELECTRIC LENSES FOR CONICAL SCANNING BEAMS: A HYBRID NUMERICAL ALGORITHM

Jordan F. Budhu*, Yahya Rahmat-Samii

University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

 

10:00  Break

 

10:20  B2-6  

CHAOTIC HIGH-FIDELITY AND QUANTITATIVE STATISTICAL ANALYSIS IN WAVE SYSTEMS

Zhen Peng*1, Shen Lin1, Thomas Antonsen2

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
2University of Maryland College Park, MD

 

10:40  B2-7  

FIGURE OF MERIT FOR COMPUTATIONAL ELECTROMAGNETICS SOLVERS

Tayfun Ozdemir*1, Robert J. Burkholder2

1Virtual EM Inc., Ann Arbor, MI
2Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 

11:00  B2-8  

PARALLEL COMPUTATION IN HIERARCHICALLY SEMISEPERABLE METHODS FOR SURFACE INTEGRAL EQUATIONS

Aaron P. Smull*, Ana B. Manic, Branislav M. Notaros

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

11:20  B2-9  

DIAGNOSING SPURIOUS CHERENKOV RADIATION FROM NUMERICAL DISPERSION ON UNSTRUCTURED GRIDS

Dong-Yeop Na*1, Fernando L. Teixeira1, Yuri A. Omelchenko2

1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
2Trinum Research Inc., San Diego CA

 

11:40  B2-10  

FULL-WAVE SIMULATION OF METALLIC NANOPARTICLES USING QUADRILATERAL BARYCENTRIC BASIS FUNCTIONS

Michael Wei*, Weng C. Chew

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

 

 

Session B3:  Antennas

Room 245

Co-Chairs: Dejan Filipovic, University of Colorado Boulder;

Karl Warnick, Brigham Young University

 

08:20  B3-1  

TRANSMITTING A BASEBAND SIGNAL THROUGH AN ELECTRICALLY SMALL ANTENNA

Majid Manteghi*

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

 

08:40  B3-2  

A REMOTE RADIATION PATTERN MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUE FOR ELECTRICALLY SMALL ANTENNAS

Majid Manteghi*

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

 

09:00  B3-3  

EXPERIMENTAL DEMONSTRATION OF A SUPERDIRECTIVE HORN ANTENNA DESIGNED BY POYNTING STREAMLINE METHOD

Junming Diao*, Karl F. Warnick

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

 

09:20  B3-4  

QUALITY FACTOR CALCULATIONS FOR THE CHARACTERISTIC MODES OF DIELECTRIC RESONATOR ANTENNAS

Binbin Yang*, Jacob J. Adams

Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

 

09:40  B3-5  

TUNABLE SIW CAVITY BACKED ACTIVE ANTENNA WITH CIRCULAR POLARIZATION

Farhad Farzami*, Seiran Khaledian, Besma Smida, Danilo Erricolo

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

10:00  Break

 

10:20  B3-6  

MULTI-DIRECTIONAL, MULTI-POLARIZATION, AND MULTI-BAND RF ENERGY HARVESTING: MODELING AND DEVELOPMENT OF A HEMISPHERICAL MONOPOLE ARRAY

Bohan Zhang*, Joshua M. Kovitz, Yahya Rahmat-Samii

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

 

10:40  B3-7  

FEED STUDY FOR WIDEBAND MILLIMETER-WAVE LUNEBURG LENS

Milica Notaros*, Carlos Mulero Hernandez, Maxim Ignatenko, Dejan S. Filipovic

Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

 

11:00  B3-8  

NOVEL LOW-PROFILE SURFACE-CONFORMING LEAKY-WAVE ANTENNAS FOR VERY HIGH PEAK POWER APPLICATIONS

Robert A. Koslover*1, Sammuel M. Jalali2, Greg R. Raith3

1Scientific Applications & Research Associates (SARA), Inc., Tyler, TX
2Scientific Applications & Research Associates (SARA), Inc., Cypress, CA
3Scientific Applications & Research Associates (SARA), Inc., Irvine, CA

 

11:20  B3-9  

MODIFICATION, MODELING, AND MEASUREMENT OF A BALANCED ANTIPODAL VIVALDI FOR A MULTI-CHANNEL RECEIVER

Seth A. McCormick*1, William O. Coburn2

1United States Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD
2General Technical Services LLC, Wall, NJ

 

11:40  B3-10  

COUPLING REDUCTION TECHNIQUES FOR WIDEBAND SIMULTANEOUS TRANSMIT AND RECEIVE ANTENNA SUBSYSTEMS

Prathap Valale Prasannakumar*, Mohamed A. Elmansouri, Dejan S. Filipovic

University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

 

 

Session B4:  Scattering

Room 151

Co-Chairs: Alex Yuffa, National Institute of Standards and Technology;

Piergiorgio Uslenghi, University of Illinois at Chicago

 

08:20  B4-1  

ELECTROMAGNETIC SCATTERING BY A TRUNCATED CONCAVE PARABOLIC CYLINDER

Piergiorgio L. E. Uslenghi*

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

08:40  B4-2  

SCATTERING OF SHORT PULSES BY CANONICAL METALLIC OBJECTS

D V. Giri*1, F M. Tesche2, W D. Prather3

1PRO-TECH, ALAMO
2EM Consultant (Retired), Lakeville, CT
3Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland AFB, NM

 

09:00  B4-3  

SCATTERING BY A SKEW TRIHEDRAL REFLECTOR

Piergiorgio L. E. Uslenghi*

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

09:20  B4-4  

SURFACE INTEGRAL EQUATION FORMULATION OF ELECTROMAGNETIC SCATTERING FOR CLOAKING APPLICATIONS

Alex J. Yuffa*

RF Technology Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO

 

09:40  B4-5  

METALLIC OGIVAL RESONATORS PARTIALLY FILLED WITH DNG METAMATERIAL

Piergiorgio L. E. Uslenghi*

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

 

Session B5:  Liquid Metal Antennas

Room 151

Co-Chairs: Jacob Adams, North Carolina State University;

William Davis, Virginia Tech

 

10:20  B5-1  

DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF FEED TECHNIQUES FOR RECONFIGURABLE LIQUID-METAL MONOPOLE ANTENNAS

Jonathan T. Thews*1, Alan J. Michaels1, William Davis2

1Hume Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
2Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

 

10:40  B5-2  

ANALYSIS OF THE LINEARITY AND TUNING RANGE OF FREQUENCY RECONFIGURABLE ANTENNAS USING LIQUID METALS

Meng Wang*, Ian Kilgore, Michael B. Steer, Jacob J. Adams

Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

 

11:00  B5-3  

HIGHLY TUNABLE, ULTRASTRETCHABLE LIQUID METAL WIRE ANTENNAS

Clifford A. Muchler*1, Ying Liu2, Michael D. Dickey2, Jacob J. Adams1

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC
2Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

 

11:20  B5-4  

ANALYSIS OF PARASITIC EFFECTS OF SODIUM HYDROXIDE (NAOH) ELECTROLYTE ON LIQUID-METAL MONOPOLE ANTENNAS

Jonathan T. Thews*, Alan J. Michaels

Hume Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

 

11:40  B5-5  

CONFORMAL LOG PERIODIC FOLDED SLOT ARRAY ANTENNA WITH FRESH WATER FILLED CAVITY BACKING FOR OPERATION IN GLACIAL ICE

Omkar P. Pradhan*, Albin J. Gasiewski, Srikumar Sandeep

University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

 

 

Session D1:  Solid-State RF Power Amplifiers

Room 135

Co-Chairs: Zoya Popovic, University of Colorado Boulder;

Charles Baylis, Baylor University

 

08:20  D1-1  

DEVELOPMENT OF A WIDEBAND CLASS-E POWER AMPLIFIER WITH HIGH EFFICIENCY

Farshid Tamjid*, Matthew Richardson, Ahmadreza Ghahremani, Aly E. Fathy

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville, TN

 

08:40  D1-2  

OPTIMIZATION OF LOAD IMPEDANCE AND BIAS VOLTAGE FOR POWER-ADDED EFFICIENCY, DELIVERED POWER, AND ADJACENT-CHANNEL POWER RATIO USING THE BIAS SMITH TUBE

Matthew W. Fellows*1, Sarvin Rezayat1, Alicia Magee1, Charles Baylis1, Lawrence Cohen2, Robert J. Marks II1

1Baylor University, Waco, TX
2Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC

 

09:00  D1-3  

A 52GHZ MMIC POWER AMPLIFIER WITH 28DBM OUTPUT POWER USING 90-NM GAN-ON-SIC TECHNOLOGY

Mauricio E. Pinto*, Zoya Popovic

Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

 

09:20  D1-4  

CAVITY AND AMPLIFIER DESIGN FOR A SOLID-STATE MICROWAVE OVEN

Dubari Borah, Priya Vemparala Guruswamy, Patrick Bluem, Matthew Cullen*, Zoya Popovic

Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

 

09:40  D1-5  

HIGH POWER TEST OF X-BAND ACCELERATOR CAVITY POWERED BY SOLID STATE RF SOURCE

Mohamed Othman*1,2, Emilio A. Nanni2, Valery Dolgashev2, Sami Tantawi2, Jeff Neilson2

1University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
2SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA

 

 

Session D2:  Linear and Nonlinear Devices

Room 135

Co-Chairs: Zoya Popovic, University of Colorado Boulder;

Leonardo Ranzani, Raytheon BBN Technologies

 

10:20  D2-1  

SUPERCONDUCTING PARAMETRIC DEVICES FOR QUANTUM INFORMATION PROCESSING

Leonardo M. Ranzani*, Kin C. Fong, Thomas A. Ohki

Raytheon BBN Technologies, Cambridge, MA

 

10:40  D2-2  

ENHANCEMENT OF BACKSCATTER TAGS EFFICIENCY BY MEANS OF LOW-POWER TRANSISTOR-BASED REFLECTION AMPLIFIER AND QPSK MODULATOR

Seiran Khaledain*, Farhad Farzami, Besma Smida, Danilo Erricolo

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

 

11:00  D2-3  

STUDY OF NONLINEAR TRANSMISSION LINE PARAMETERS AND THEIR EFFECT ON OUTPUT HARMONIC GENERATION

Caitlyn Cooke, Philip Zurek*, Zoya Popovic

Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

 

11:20  D2-4  

COMPARISON OF GAIN OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUES ON RECONFIGURABLE POWER AMPLIFIERS WITH A REAL-TIME VARACTOR TUNING NETWORK

Zachary Hays*1, Lucilia Lamers1, Charles Baylis1, Robert Marks1, Ed Viveiros2, Ali Darwish2, John Penn2, Abigail Hedden2

1WMCS, Baylor University, Waco, TX
2Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD

 

11:40  D2-5  

PARITY-TIME-RECIPROCAL SYMMETRY IN RADIO-FREQUENCY ELECTRONICS

Maryam Sakhdari*, Pai-Yen Chen

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

 

12:00  D2-6  

BREAKDOWN LIMITED CAPACITORS

Richard W. Kenyon*, Frank Barnes

Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

 

 

Session F1:  RF Propagation Utilizing Numerical Weather Prediction

(Special Session)

Room 150

Co-Chairs: Katherine Horgan, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division;

Tracy Haack, Naval Research Laboratory - Marine Meteorology Division

 

08:20  F1-1  

RADIO FREQUENCY PROPAGATION MEASUREMENTS AND MODELING DURING THE TAPS 2013 FIELD CAMPAIGN

Tracy Haack*1, Rachel Norris1,2, Hedley Hansen3, Andrew Kulessa3,4

1Marine Meteorology Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Monterey, CA
2Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
3Cyber and Electronic Warfare Division, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Adelaide, Queensland, AUSTRALIA
4Airborne Research Australia, Adelaide, Queensland, AUSTRALIA

 

08:40  F1-2  

MULTI-WAVELENGTH STUDY OF SPATIO-TEMPORAL RADIO FREQUENCY EMITTER DETECTION RANGE USING NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTION FORECASTS OF NON-STANDARD PROPAGATION

Rob Marshall*

Mount Pleasant Meteorology, Woodford, VA

 

09:00  F1-3  

ANALYSIS OF US NAVY EM AND NWP MODELS USING WALLOPS 2000 EXPERIMENTATION DATA

Steven Strang*1, Tracy Haack2, Zach Liebowitz1

1Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC
2Naval Research Laboratory, Monterey, CA

 

09:20  F1-4  

A REVIEW OF REFRACTIVITY STRUCTURE MATCHING AS A PRE-PROCESSING COMPONENT WHEN CONSIDERING ITS USE WITH NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTION

Katherine Horgan*, Edward Burgess, William Thornton, Victor Wiss

Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, VA

 

09:40  F1-5  

UPDATES AND VALIDATION FOR THE NAVY ATMOSPHERIC VERTICAL SURFACE LAYER MODEL (NAVSLAM)

Paul A. Frederickson*

Meteorology, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA

 

10:00  Break

 

10:20  F1-6  

HULL-MOUNTED SEA SURFACE MEASUREMENTS IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC FOR RF PERFORMANCE PREDICTIONS

Rick L. Navarro*1, Amalia Barrios1, Katherine Horgan2, Vincent van Leijen3, Erik van de Pol3, Tjarda Wilbrink3, Fok Bolderheij4, Earl M. Williams1

1Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, San Diego, CA
2Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, VA
3Knowledge, Innovation, eXperimentation and Simulation (KIXS), Defense Material Organisation, Den Helder, NL, NETHERLANDS
4Netherlands Defense Academy, Den Helder, NL, NETHERLANDS

 

10:40  F1-7  

ROUGH OCEAN SURFACE EFFECTS ON GENETIC ALGORITHM INVERSIONS FOR ESTIMATING EVAPORATION DUCT REFRACTIVITY PROFILES

Stephen E. Penton*, Erin E. Hackett

Coastal and Marine Systems Science, Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC

 

11:00  F1-8  

FURTHER STUDIES OF THE X-BAND BEACON-RECEIVER PHASED ARRAY AND EVAPORATION DUCT HEIGHT ESTIMATION

Jonathan M. Pozderac*1, Joel T. Johnson1, Caglar Yardim1, Craig F. Merrill2, Tom Cook3, Tony de Paolo3, Eric Terrill3, Frank J. Ryan4, Paul Frederickson5

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, ElectroScience Laboratory, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
2Carderock Division, NSWC, West Bethesdam, MD
3UC San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, CA
4Applied Technology Inc., San Diego, CA
5Meteorology, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA

 

11:20  F1-9  

A TECHNIQUE TO EVALUATE NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTION PERFORMANCE: AN ENGINEERING PERSPECTIVE

Matt Wilbanks*1, Stephanie Billingsley1, Katherine Horgan1, William Thornton1, Qing Wang2, Tracey Haack3

1Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, VA
2Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
3Marine Meteorology Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Monterey, CA

 

11:40  F1-10  

NUMERICAL COMPUTATION OF FADING DEPTH FOR TROPOSPHERIC SCINTILLATION

Swagato Mukherjee*1, Caglar Yardim1, Qing Wang2

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
2Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA

 

 

Session FGH1:  GNSS and Radio Beacon Remote Sensing I

(Special Session)

Room 105

Co-Chairs: Clara Chew, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory;

Carl Siefring, Naval Research Laboratory;

Atilla Komjathy, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

 

08:20  FGH1-1  

JOINT ESTIMATION OF IONOSPHERE TEC, RECEIVER INTER-FREQUENCY BIASES, AND CARRIER AMBIGUITIES USING 3-FREQUENCY GPS MEASUREMENTS

Brian Breitsch*, Jade Morton

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

08:40  FGH1-2  

MULTI-CONSTELLATION GNSS TEC MEASUREMENTS

YuXiang Peng*1,2, Xavier E. Gomez1, Wayne A. Scales1,2

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
2Center for Space Science and Engineering Research, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

 

09:00  FGH1-3  

PFISR GPS TRACKING MODE FOR RESEARCHING HIGH-LATITUDE IONOSPHERIC ELECTRON DENSITY GRADIENTS ASSOCIATED WITH GPS SCINTILLATION

Diana C. Loucks*1, Scott Palo1, Marcin Pilinski2, Geoff Crowley2, Irfan Azeem2, Don Hampton3

1Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
2Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates (ASTRA), Boulder, CO
3Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK

 

09:20  FGH1-4  

USING GPS TEC MEASUREMENTS TO PROBE IONOSPHERIC STRUCTURE ASSOCIATED WITH SCINTILLATION

Erin H. Lay*1, Peter A. Parker1, Max E. Light2

1ISR-2, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
2AOT-AE, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM

 

09:40  FGH1-5  

ESTIMATION OF IONOSPHERIC IRREGULARITIES WITH A SCINTILLATION AURORAL GPS ARRAY

Yang Su*1, Seebany Datta-Barua1, Gary Bust2, Kshitija Deshpande3

1Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
2Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD
3Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

 

10:00  Break

 

10:20  FGH1-6  

THE RAMIFICATIONS OF CONFIGURATION-SPACE MODELS FOR GNSS SCINTILLATION

Charles L. Rino*, Charles S. Carrano, Keith M. Groves

Institute for Scientific Research, Boston, MA

 

10:40  FGH1-7  

ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACT OF FORMOSAT-7/COSMIC-2 GNSS RO OBSERVATIONS ON IONOSPHERE SPECIFICATION AND FORECAST USING OBSERVING SYSTEM SIMULATION EXPERIMENTS

Chih-Ting Hsu*1, Tomoko Matsuo2,3, Xinan Yue4, Jann-Yenq Liu1

1National Central University, Institute of Space Science, Taoyuan, TAIWAN
2University of Colorado at Boulder, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
3National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Space Weather Prediction Center, Boulder, CO
4Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Beijing, CHINA

 

11:00  FGH1-8  

AIRBORNE MEASUREMENT OF SEA SURFACE MEAN SQUARE SLOPE IN 2008 HURRICANE IKE USING GNSS REFLECTIONS AND WIDE-SWATH RADAR ALTIMETER

Scott Gleason*1, Valery Zavorotny2, Dennis Akos3, Edward Walsh2

1Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, CO
2NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO
3University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

 

11:20  FGH1-9  

BEHAVIOR OF GNSS SIGNALS REFLECTED FROM AN OCEAN SURFACE AT WEAK WINDS

Valery U. Zavorotny*, Alexander G. Voronovich

NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO

 

 

Session G1:  Space-based Ionospheric Measurements

(Special Session)

Room 155

Co-Chairs: Paul Bernhardt, Naval Research Laboratory;

Nicolas Lee, Stanford University

 

08:20  G1-1  

A PROPAGATION MODEL FOR GEOLOCATING IONOSPHERIC IRREGULARITIES ALONG RADIO OCCULTATION RAY-PATHS

Charles S. Carrano*, Keith M. Groves, Charles L. Rino, William J. McNeil

Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

 

08:40  G1-2  

OVERVIEW OF DATA RECORDED TO-DATE BY THE E-POP RADIO RECEIVER INSTRUMENT (RRI)

Gordon James*1, Gareth Perry2, Andrew Yau2

1Retired, Ottawa, ON, CANADA
2Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, CANADA

 

09:00  G1-3  

DETECTION OF SMALL-SCALE PLASMA DENSITY IRREGULARITIES WITH E-POP RRI

Gareth W. Perry*, Harry G. James, Robert G. Gillies, Andrew W. Yau

Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, CANADA

 

09:20  G1-4  

HF RADAR FOR LARGE AREA SEA MAPPING WITH GROUND-IONOSPHERE-OCEAN-SPACE (GIOS)

Paul A. Bernhardt*1, Stanley J. Briczinski1, Carl L. Siefring1, Donald E. Barrick2, Jehu Bryant3, Andrew Howarth4, H G. James4, Andrew Yau4

1Code 6754, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC
2Code Oceans Systems, Menlo Park, CA
3Raytheon IIS, Chesapeake, VA
4Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, CANADA

 

09:40  G1-5  

THE INFLUENCE OF ATMOSPHERIC GRAVITY WAVES EXCITED BY DEEP CONVECTION ON THE IONOSPHERE

Sharon Vadas*

CoRA, NorthWest Research Associates/CoRA, Boulder, CO

 

10:00  Break

 

10:20  G1-6  

THE IONOSPHERIC CONNECTION EXPLORER: MISSION DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE

Thomas J. Immel*

University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

 

10:40  G1-7  

GLOBAL-SCALE QUANTIFICATION OF IONOSPHERIC STATE FROM UV REMOTE SENSING ONBOARD THE IONOSPHERIC CONNECTION EXPLORER (ICON)

Farzad Kamalabadi*1, Andrew W. Stephan2, Robert R. Meier2, Jianqi Qin1, Jonathan J. Makela1, Stephen B. Mende3, Harald U. Frey3, Jerry Edelstein3, Eric Korpela3, Scott England3, Thomas J. Immel3

1University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL
2Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC
3University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

 

11:00  G1-8  

ADVANCING IONOSPHERIC OBSERVATIONS WITH THE GLOBAL-SCALE OBSERVATIONS OF THE LIMB AND DISK (GOLD) MISSION

Richard W. Eastes*1, Alan G. Burns2, Stanley C. Solomon2, William E. McClintock3

1Florida Space Institute, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
2High Altitude Observatory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
3Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

 

11:20  G1-9  

IT-SPINS: A CUBESAT MISSION TO IMAGE THE NOCTURNAL IONOSPHERE

Gary S. Bust1, Romina Nikoukar*1, Rick Doe2, David M. Klumpar3

1Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD
2SRI International, Menlo Park, CA
3Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

 

11:40  G1-10  

DETAILED CHARACTERISTICS OF RADIATION BELT ELECTRONS REVEALED BY CSSWE/REPTILE MEASUREMENTS

Kun Zhang*1,2, Xinlin Li1,2, Quintin Schiller3, David Gerhardt2, Hong Zhao1, Robyn Millan4

1Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
2Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
3Heliophysics Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
4Physics and Astronomy, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

 

 

Session H1:  Waves and Turbulence in Space and Laboratory Plasmas I

(Special Session)

Room 265

 

Co-Chairs: Bill Amatucci, Naval Research Laboratory;

Stephen Vincena, University of California Los Angeles

 

08:20  H1-1  

KINETIC ALFVEN WAVES AND THE ACCELERATION OF AURORAL PARTICLES

Robert L. Lysak*, Yan Song

School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

 

08:40  H1-2  

ELECTROMAGNETIC TURBULENCE AND TRANSPORT IN HIGH β LABORATORY PLASMAS

Troy Carter*1, Giovanni Rossi1, Mj Pueschel2, Paul Terry2, Frank Jenko1

1Physics and Astronomy, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
2Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI

 

09:00  H1-3  

GENERATION OF ALFVENIC QUASI-STATIONARY ELECTROMAGNETIC PLASMA STRUCTURES AND AURORAL PARTICLE ACCELERATION

Yan Song*, Robert L. Lysak

School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

 

09:20  H1-4  

NONLINEAR INTERACTIONS OF KINK-UNSTABLE FLUX ROPES AND SHEAR ALFVEN WAVES

Stephen Vincena*

University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

 

09:40  H1-5  

ELECTRON SLOSHING ASSOCIATED WITH INERTIAL ALFVEN WAVES

J. W. R. Schroeder*1, F. Skiff1, G. G. Howes1, C. A. Kletzing1, T. A. Carter2, S. Vincena2, S. Dorfman2

1Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2Physics and Astronomy, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

 

10:00  Break

 

10:20  H1-6  

TWO DIMENSIONAL LIF MEASUREMENTS AND POTENTIAL STRUCTURE OF ION BEAM FORMATION IN AN ARGON HELICON PLASMA

Evan M. Aguirre*1, Timothy Good2, Earl E. Scime1

1Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
2Physics, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA

 

10:40  H1-7  

IN-FLIGHT INSTABILITIES OF DOUBLE PROBE ELECTRIC FIELD INSTRUMENTS: A SURVEY OF OBSERVATIONS AND ANALYSES

John W. Bonnell*

Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

 

11:00  H1-8  

MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMIC INSTABILITIES IN JETS AND BUBBLES USING A COMPACT COAXIAL PLASMA GUN IN A BACKGROUND MAGNETIZED PLASMA

Mark Gilmore*1, Yue Zhang1, Dustin M. Fisher1, Ben Walllace1, Scott C. Hsu2

1University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
2Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM

 

 

Session J1:  New Telescopes, Techniques and Technology I

(Special Session)

Math 100

Co-Chairs: David DeBoer, University of California Berkeley;

Jeffery Mangum, National Radio Astronomy Observatory

 

08:20  J1-1  

MURCHISON WIDEFIELD ARRAY: HIGHLIGHTS AND PLANS

Randall B. Wayth, Adrian Sutinjo*

ICRAR/Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy, Curtin University, Perth, WA, AUSTRALIA

 

08:40  J1-2  

ENABLING DETECTION OF THE EPOCH OF REIONIZATION WITH NEXT-GENERATION RADIO INSTRUMENTS

Nithyanandan Thyagarajan*1, Aaron R. Parsons2, David R. DeBoer2, Judd D. Bowman1

1School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
2Astronomy, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

 

09:00  J1-3  

MEERKAT STATUS UPDATE

Schalk W. Esterhuyse*

Engineering, SKA South Africa, Pinelands, SOUTH AFRICA

 

09:20  J1-4  

PROGRESS ON HIRAX, THE HYDROGEN INTENSITY AND REAL-TIME ANALYSIS EXPERIMENT

Benjamin R. Saliwanchik*

Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, SOUTH AFRICA

 

09:40  J1-5  

ADVANCES IN 21CM EOR IMAGING PIPELINES

Adam P. Beardsley*

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

 

10:00  Break

 

10:20  J1-6  

MITIGATING SPECTRAL LEAKAGE IN DELAY FILTERED PAPER-64 VISIBILITIES USING FOREGROUND SUBTRACTION

Joshua R. Kerrigan*, Jonathan C. Pober

Physics, Brown University, Providence, RI

 

10:40  J1-7  

INTERFEROMETRIC BANDPASS CALIBRATION WITH REDUNDANT BASELINES FOR 21 CM COSMOLOGY

Joshua S. Dillon*, Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization Array (HERA) Collaboration

University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

 

11:00  J1-8  

PRECISION COSMOLOGICAL MEASUREMENTS WITH DARE AND EDGES

Raul A. Monsalve*1, Jack O. Burns1, Richard F. Bradley2, Keith Tauscher1, Bang Nhan1, Judd D. Bowman3, David Newell4, David Draper4, David Drapetti1, Alan E. E. Rogers5, Thomas J. Mozdzen3

1University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

2National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Charlottesville, VA
3Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

4Ball Aerospace & Technologies, Boulder, CO
5MIT Haystack Observatory, Westford, MA

 

11:20  J1-9  

CALIBRATION REQUIREMENTS FOR DETECTING THE 21CM EPOCH OF REIONIZATION POWER SPECTRUM AND IMPLICATIONS FOR THE SKA

Nichole Barry*1, Bryna Hazelton1,2, Ian Sullivan3, Miguel F. Morales1, Jonathan C. Pober4

1Physics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2eScience Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
3Astronomy, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
4Physics, Brown University, Providence, RI

 

11:40  J1-10  

SEARCHING FOR COSMIC DAWN FROM THE SUB-ANTARCTIC WITH SCI-HI

Hsin C. Chiang*

University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, SOUTH AFRICA

 

12:00  J1-11  

RESULTS FROM THE LATEST COMMISSIONING RUN OF A CRYOGENICALLY COOLED PHASED ARRAY FEED FOR THE GREEN BANK TELESCOPE

Nickolas M. Pingel*1, Richard Black2, Dj Pisano1, Brian Jeffs2

1Astronomy, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
2Electrical and Computer Engineering, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

 

 

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, 4 January 2017

 

Session B6:  Complex Media and Nanoelectromagnetics

Room 1B40

Co-Chairs: Edward Kuester, University of Colorado Boulder;

Christos Argyropoulos, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

13:20  B6-1  

A NOVEL V-BAND SINGLE-LAYER CP-FPC MADE OF CIRCULAR-POLARIZED CAPACITIVE-METALLIC FSS WITH A LINEAR-POLARIZED FEEDING ANTENNA

Saman Kabiri*, Alister Hosseini, Evangelos Kornaros, Franco De Flaviis

University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA

 

13:40  B6-2  

POLARIZATION-INSENSITIVE KU-BAND FREQUENCY SELECTIVE SURFACE (FSS)

Atieh Talebzadeh*1, Ali Foudazi2, Kristen M. Donnell2, David J. Pommerenke1

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, EMC Lab, Rolla, MO
2Electrical and Computer Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Applied Microwave Nondestructive Testing Laboratory (AMNTL), Rolla, MO

 

14:00  B6-3  

GRAPHENE METASURFACES TO DESIGN BROADBAND POLARIZERS AND NON-RECIPROCAL DEVICES

Tianjing Guo*, Christos Argyropoulos

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

 

14:20  B6-4  

MUTUAL COUPLING REDUCTION IN APERTURE-COUPLED PATCH ANTENNAS FED BY ORTHOGONAL SIW LINE BY METASURFACE

Ali Foudazi*, Kristen M. Donnell

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Applied Microwave Nondestructive Testing Laboratory (AMNTL), Rolla, MO

 

14:40  B6-5  

NONLINEAR PLASMONIC METASURFACES TO ENHANCE FOUR-WAVE MIXING

Boyuan Jin*, Christos Argyropoulos

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

 

15:00  Break

 

15:20  B6-6  

GIANT FIELD AND RADIATIVE EMISSION ENHANCEMENT IN ANISOTROPIC EPSILON-NEAR-ZERO SLABS

Mohammad Kamandi*, Caner Guclu, Filippo Capolino

University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA

 

15:40  B6-7  

EXTRAORDINARY TRANSMISSION OF AN ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE THROUGH A DIELECTRIC -LOADED SLOT IN A METALLIC SHIELD OF FINITE THICKNESS

Abdulaziz Haddab*, Edward Kuester

University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

 

16:00  B6-8  

MAGNETIC NANOANTENNAS EXCITED BY AZIMUTHALLY POLARIZED BEAMS

Mehdi Veysi*, Caner Guclu, Mahsa Darvishzadeh-Varcheie, Filippo Capolino

University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA

 

16:20  B6-9  

SUPERRADIANCE, SUBRADIANCE AND PT-SYMMETRY WITH PLASMONIC NANOCHANNELS

Ying Li*, Christos Argyropoulos

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

 

16:40  B6-10  

CHARACTERISTIC MODE ANALYSIS OF CONDUCTIVE NANOWIRES AND MICROWIRES

Daniel S. Kiddle*1, Ethan J. Wilcox1, Ahmed M. Hassan1, Edward J. Garboczi2

1Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO
2Applied Chemicals and Materials Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO

 

17:00  B6-11  

ELECTROMAGNETIC SCATTERING FROM CRUMPLED GRAPHENE FLAKES

Kalyan C. Durbhakula*1, Ahmed M. Hassan1, Deb Chatterjee1, Fernando Vargas- Lara2, Jack F. Douglas2, Edward J. Garboczi3

1Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO
2Materials Science and Engineering Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD
3Applied Chemicals and Materials Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO

 

 

Session B7:  Magnetic Resonance Imaging

(Special Session)

Room 200

Co-Chairs: Branislav Notaros, Colorado State University;

Zoya Popovic, University of Colorado Boulder;

Erdem Topsakal, Virginia Commonwealth University

 

13:20  B7-1  

HIGH POWER, HIGH SPEED CONTROL DEVICE MODELS FOR MRI APPLICATIONS

Robert Caverly*

Villanova University, Villanova, PA

 

13:40  B7-2  

ELECTROMAGNETIC ANALYSIS OF ACTIVE IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICES DURING MRI EXPOSURE USING A SCHUR-COMPLEMENT INTEGRAL-EQUATION METHOD

Jackson W. Massey*1, Yaniv Brick2, Ali E. Yılmaz1,2

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
2Institute of Computational Engineering and Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

 

14:00  B7-3  

STANDARDIZED PHANTOMS FOR QUANTITATIVE MRI

Kathryn E. Keenan*, Michael A. Boss, Karl F. Stupic, Stephen E. Russek

National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO

 

14:20  B7-4  

UNCONVENTIONAL DESIGNS OF RF PROBES FOR HIGH-FIELD MRI TO ENHANCE MAGNETIC FIELD UNIFORMITY

Elena Semouchkina*1, Navid Gandji1, Bahram Seifi1, Gangchea Lee2, Seokwon Jung2, Michael Lanagan2, Thomas Neuberger2

1Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI
2Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

14:40  B7-5  

EXCITATION PROBES FOR ULTRA-HIGH FIELD MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING

Patrick Bluem*1, Andrew Kiruluta2, Pierre-Francois Van de Moortele3, Gregor Adriany3, Zoya Popovic1

1University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
2Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
3Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

 

15:00  Break

 

15:20  B7-6  

MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING AT THE BOUNDARY OF QUASI-STATIC TO FAR-FIELD RF REGIME

Andrew M. Kiruluta*1, Patrick Bluem2, Zoya Popovic2, Pierre-Francois Van de Moortel3, Branislav M. Notaros4

1Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
3Radiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
4Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

15:40  B7-7  

IMPROVEMENTS TO TRAVELING-WAVE MRI SENSITIVITY AND HOMOGENEITY USING THIN METAMATERIAL BORE LINERS

Justin G. Pollock1, Navid Hosseini2, Nicola De Zanche1, Ashwin K. Iyer*1

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA
2Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, TURKEY

 

16:00  B7-8  

ELECTRO-TEXTILES AS POTENTIAL CANDIDATE OF FLEXIBLE MRI RF COIL FOR STROKE PREVENTION

Daisong Zhang*, Yahya Rahmat-Samii

Electrical Engineering, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

 

16:20  B7-9  

HIGH AND ULTRA-HIGH FIELD MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING RF COIL DESIGNS AND OPTIMIZATION

Pranav S. Athalye*1, Milan M. Ilic1,2, Andrew J. M. Kiruluta3, Pierre-Francois Van de Moortele4, Branislav M. Notaros1

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
2Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, YUGOSLAVIA
3Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
4Radiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

 

 

Session B8:  Inverse Scattering and Remote Sensing

Room 245

Co-Chairs: Piergiorgio Uslenghi, University of Illinois at Chicago;

Pai-Yen Chen, University of Texas at Austin

 

13:20  B8-1  

EFFICIENT MICROWAVE BIOMEDICAL IMAGING THROUGH SPARSE RECONSTRUCTION OF FREQUENCY INDEPENDENT PARAMETERS

Md Asiful Islam*, Asimina Kiourti, John L. Volakis

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Electroscience Laboratory, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 

13:40  B8-2  

INCORPORATING MULTIPLE SCATTERING IN IMAGING WITH ITERATIVE BORN METHODS

Mert Hidayetoglu*, Anthony Podkowa, Michael L. Oelze, Levent Gurel, Wen-Mei Hwu, Weng Cho Chew

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

 

14:00  B8-3  

IMAGING PERFORMANCE COMPARISON IN REINFORCED CONCRETE PILLARS USING GROUND PENETRATING RADAR AND RADIO FREQUENCY TOMOGRAPHY

Tadahiro Negishi1, Gianluca Gennarelli2, Yangqing Liu1, Danilo Erricolo*1, Francesco Soldovieri2

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL
2Institute for Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment, National Research Council, Napoli, ITALY

 

14:20  B8-4  

ULTRASENSITIVE PARITY-TIME SYMMETRIC WIRELESS MICROSENSORS

Mehdi Hajizadegan*, Pai-Yen Chen

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

 

14:40  B8-5  

NOVEL MULTI-FREQUENCY ELECTROMAGNETIC COUPLER FOR POWER AND DATA TRANSMISSION

Christopher S. Deloglos*, Afroditi V. Filippas

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

 

 

Session B9:  Antenna Arrays I

Room 105

Session Co-Chairs: Randy Haupt, Colorado School of Mines;

Dejan Filipovic, University of Colorado Boulder

 

13:20  B9-1  

ARRAY OF SLOT PAIRS IN A RECTANGULAR WAVEGUIDE FOR OMNIDIRECTIONAL RADIATION

Sembiam R. Rengarajan*1, Jeffrey Pawlan2

1California State University, Northridge, CA
2Pawlan Communications, San Jose, CA

 

13:40  B9-2  

INVESTIGATION AND MEASUREMENT OF A SEA WATER ANTENNA ARRAY

Kristopher R. Buchanan, Timi Adeyemi*, Carlos Flores

Electromagnetics Technology Branch, SSC Pacific, San Diego CA

 

14:00  B9-3  

INVESTIGATION OF THE HIGH FREQUENCY RADIATIVE CAPABILITIES OF A TWO MAST CANONICAL SUPERSTRUCTURE

Kristopher R. Buchanan, Carlos Flores*, Timi Adeyemi, Sara Wheeland

Electromagnetics Technology Branch, SSC Pacific, San Diego CA

 

14:20  B9-4  

A DUAL POLARIZATION MASSIVE MIMO PANEL ARRAY ANTENNA AT KA-BAND WITH BEAMFORMING CAPABILITY

Sandhya Krishna, Satish K. Sharma*

Electrical and Computer Engineering, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

 

14:40  B9-5  

PULSE DISPERSION IN PHASED AND TIMED ARRAYS

Payam Nayeri*, Randy L. Haupt

Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO

 

15:00  Break

 

15:20  B9-6  

COMPROMISE BETWEEN PEAK SIDELOBE LEVEL AND ELEMENT NUMBER AND DENSITY FOR ELECTRICALLY SCANNED ROTATIONAL APERIODIC SUBARRAYS

Junming Diao*, Jakob W. Kunzler, Karl F. Warnick

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

 

15:40  B9-7  

UAV SWARM-BASED ANTENNA SYSTEM

Tsotne Kvelashvili*, Ozlem Kilic, Baris C. Secim, Erion Plaku

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

 

16:00  B9-8  

HIGH GAIN OMNIDIRECTIONAL ARRAY ANTENNA WITH LOW SIDE LOBE LEVELS IN THE ELEVATION PLANE

Omid Manoochehri*1, Amin Darvazehban2, Farhad Farzami1, Danilo Erricolo1

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL
2Electrical and Computer Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN

 

16:20  B9-9  

HIGH GAIN MINIATURIZED MULTI-BEAM LUNEBURG LENS ANTENNA FOR SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS

Omid Manoochehri*1, Amin Darvazehban2, Farhad Farzami1, Danilo Erricolo1

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL
2Electrical and Computer Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN

 

 

Session B10:  Antennas for Small Satellites

(Special Session)

Room 245

Co-Chairs: Reyhan Baktur, Utah State University;

David Jackson, University of Houston

 

15:20  B10-1  

DEVELOPMENT AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A KA BAND MESH REFLECTOR ANTENNA FOR EMERGING HIGH PERFORMANCE CUBESATS

Vignesh Manohar*, Joshua M. Kovitz, Yahya Rahmat-Samii

Electrical Engineering, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

 

15:40  B10-2  

OPTICALLY TRANSPARENT CIRCULARLY POLARIZED X BAND REFLECTARRAY FOR SOLAR PANEL INTEGRATION

Salahuddin Tariq*, Reyhan Baktur

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, UT

 

16:00  B10-3  

INKJET PRINTED ANTENNAS ON GLASS

Muhammadeziz Tursunniyaz*, Reyhan Baktur

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, UT

 

16:20  B10-4  

A COMPARISON OF TWO TECHNIQUES FOR MAKING TRANSPARENT MICROSTRIP ANTENNAS FOR CUBESATS

Xinyu Liu*, David R. Jackson, Ji Chen

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX

 

 

Session C1:  Advances in Imaging, Detection, and Localization Systems

Room 151

Co-Chairs: Ozlem Kilic, The Catholic University of America;

Eric Mokole, Consultant

 

13:20  C1-1  

POLARIMETRIC INTERFERENCE ALIGNMENT IN MIMO BROADCAST CHANNELS

Carlos A. Viteri-Mera*1,2, Fernando L. Teixeira1

1ElectroScience Laboratory, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
2Electronics Engineering, Universidad de Narino, Pasto, Narino, COLOMBIA

 

13:40  C1-2  

THE ISOLATION BOOTH

Keaton Brown*, Jean-Francois Chamberland, Gregory H. Huff

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M, College Station, TX

 

14:00  C1-3  

MICROWAVE IMAGING WITH A DYNAMIC METASURFACE ANTENNA

Timothy Sleasman*1, Mohammadreza F. Imani1, Michael Boyarsky1, Laura Pulido1, Thomas Fromenteze1, Jonah N. Gollub1, Matthew S. Reynolds2, David R. Smith1

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC
2Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

 

14:20  C1-4  

MAXIMIZING THE SHANNON INFORMATION OF MILLIMETER-WAVE COMPUTATIONAL IMAGING SYSTEMS

Naren Viswanathan*, Suresh Venkatesh, David Schurig

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

 

14:40  C1-5  

NON-CAUSAL FILTERING APPLIED TO NUMERICAL WHISTLER MODE RAYTRACING

Ashanthi S. Maxworth*, Titsa Papantoni, Mark Golkowski

Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO

 

15:00  Break

 

15:20  C1-6  

ANOMALY DETECTION AND IMAGE CLASSIFICATION FOR MULTISPECTRAL AND HYPERSPECTRAL IMAGES

Travis Taghavi*, Jean-Francois Chamberland, Gregory H. Huff

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

 

15:40  C1-7  

DYNAMIC METASURFACE ANTENNAS AS AN ENABLING PLATFORM FOR ALTERNATIVE SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADAR (SAR) MODALITIES

Michael Boyarsky*1, Timothy Sleasman1, Laura Pulido-Mancera1, Mohammadreza F. Imani1, Matthew S. Reynoldds2, David R. Smith1

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC
2Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

 

16:00  C1-8  

ON THE DESIGN OF UNIVERSAL SCHEMES FOR MASSIVE UNCOORDINATED MULTIPLE ACCESS

Austin A. Taghavi*, Avinash Vem, Jean-Francois Chamberland, Krishna R. Narayanan

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

 

16:20  C1-9  

PRELIMINARY SPECTRAL ANALYSIS OF TAPS AIRBORNE MEASUREMENTS

Eric Hallenborg*1, Ted Rogers1, Stephen Hammel1, Tracy Haack2

1SPAWAR Systems Center, San Diego
2Naval Research Laboratory, Monterey, CA

 

 

Session F2:  RF Propagation Modeling and Measurements

Room 135

Co-Chairs: Michael Newkirk, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory;

Nicholas DeMinco, Institute for Telecommunication Sciences

 

15:20  F2-1  

A STATISTICAL SHORT-RANGE, LOW-ANTENNA HEIGHT PROPAGATION MODEL BASE ON ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY AND MEASUREMENTS

Nicholas N. DeMinco*, Paul M. McKenna, Robert T. Johnk

Institute for Telecommunication Sciences, Boulder, CO

 

15:40  F2-2  

SPREAD SPECTRUM RF CHANNEL SOUNDING IN A MOUNTAIN SHADOW ZONE

Samuel S. Streeter*1, Daniel J. Breton1, Johnathan M. Corgan2

1Signature Physics Branch, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, NH

2Corgan Labs, San Jose, CA

 

16:00  F2-3  

TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL CHANGES IN MOUNTAIN REFLECTIVITY: MULTIPATH EFFECTS ON A WIDEBAND UHF RADIO LINK IN MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN

Daniel J. Breton*, Samuel S. Streeter, Steven A. Arcone

Signature Physics, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, NH

 

16:20  F2-4  

HIGH ANGLE, X-BAND SHIP RCS OVER ROUGH SEA SURFACES IN DUCTING ENVIRONMENTS USING PO-PTD AND PWE METHODS

Frank Ryan*1, Dale Zolnick2

1Applied Technology, Inc., San Diego, CA
2Radar Analysis Branch, Radar Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC

 

16:40  F2-5  

THE CURRENT STATE OF RADAR AND COMMUNICATION ELECTROMAGNETIC PROPAGATION MODELS

Abby Anderson*

NSWC Dahlgren, Dahlgren, VA

 

17:00  F2-6  

ESTIMATING REFRACTIVITY FROM PROPAGATION LOSS IN TURBULENT MEDIA

Mark A. Wagner*1, Peter Gerstoft1, Ted Rogers2

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA
2SPAWAR, Point Loma, CA

 

 

Session FGH2: GNSS and Radio Beacon Remote Sensing II

(Special Session)

Room 135

Co-Chairs: Clara Chew, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory;

Carl Siefring, Naval Research Laboratory;

Atilla Komjathy, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

 

13:20  FGH2-1  

ASSESSMENT OF OCEAN-REFLECTED GNSS SIGNALS RECEIVED FROM SMAP

Matthew L. Buchanan*, Andrew J. O'Brien, Joel T. Johnson

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 

13:40  FGH2-2  

TECHDEMOSAT-1 LAND ALTIMETRY AND SEA ICE BOUNDARY DETECTION

Jake R. Mashburn*1, Penina Axelrad1, Kristine Larson1, Stephen Lowe2

1Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder Colorado
2NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA

 

14:00  FGH2-3  

EARTH REMOTE SENSING OF VEGETATION USING GPS-REFLECTED SIGNALS COLLECTED FROM SMAP

Hugo Carreno-Luengo*, Stephen Lowe, Cinzia Zuffada, Clara Chew, Rashmi Shah

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA

 

14:20  FGH2-4  

THE FROST DYNAMICS OBSERVATORY (FRODO) CONCEPT

Clara C. Chew*1, Kyle C. McDonald1,2, Cinzia Zuffada1, Erika Podest1, Nick Steiner2

1NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA
2Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, The City College of New York, New York, NY

 

14:40  FGH2-5 

SNOWCUBE MISSION CONCEPT: P-BAND SIGNAL OF OPPORTUNITY FOR REMOTE SENSING OF SNOW

Simon Yueh*1, Steve Margulis2, Chris Derksen3, Michael Durand4, Kelly Elder5, Andreadis Konstantinos1, Glen Liston6, Rashmi Shah1, Xiaolan Xu1, Chun-Sik Chae1

1NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
2University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
3Environment and Climate Change Canada, Toronto, CANADA
4The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
5United States Forest Service, Fort Collins, CO
6Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

 

Session G2:  Space Plasma Measurement Techniques

(Special Session)

Room 155

Co-Chairs: Tom Gaussiran, ARL:UT;

Terry Bullett, University of Colorado Boulder

 

15:20  G2-1  

THIRD GENERATION MF-HF RADAR FOR IONOSPHERE RADIO SCIENCE

Robert C. Livingston1, Richard N. Grubb2, Terence W. Bullett*2

1Scion Associates, Port Townsend, WA
2University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

 

15:40  G2-2  

D-REGION IONOSPHERIC REMOTE SENSING USING LF/MF SIGNALS OF OPPORTUNITY

Marc A. Higginson-Rollins*, Morris B. Cohen

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

 

16:00  G2-3  

ESTIMATING THE D-REGION IONOSPHERIC ELECTRON DENSITY PROFILE USING VLF NARROWBAND TRANSMITTERS

Nicholas C. Gross*, Morris B. Cohen

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

 

16:20  G2-4  

ON THE SPECTRAL FEATURES OF EQUATORIAL SPREAD F ECHOES OBSERVED BY MELISSA

Weijia Zhan*1, Fabiano S. Rodrigues1, Eurico R. de Paula2

1The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
2Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, Sao Jose Dos Campos, BRAZIL

 

16:40  G2-5  

OBSERVATION OF ACOUSTIC WAVES AND OTHER TRANSIENT DISTURBANCES USING VIPIR IONOSONDE.

Justin J. Mabie*1,2, Terence Bullett1,2

1CIRES, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
2NCEI, NOAA, Boulder, CO

 

17:00  G2-6  

DOING SCIENCE WITH UNIVERSITY CUBESATS

John W. Meriwether*, Therese M. Jorgensen

National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA

 

17:20  G2-7  

TWO-DIMENSIONAL UHF RADAR OBSERVATIONS OF EQUATORIAL SPREAD F EVENTS IN THE AMERICAN SECTOR

Fabiano S. Rodrigues*1, Marco A. Milla2, Karim K. Kuyeng2, Ramiro Yanque2, Juan Arratia3

1The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
2Jicamarca Radio Observatory, Lima, PERU
3Ana G. Mendez University System, Student Research Development Center, San Juan, PR

 

 

Session H2:  Physics of the Radiation Belts I

(Special Session)

Room 265

Co-Chairs: Christopher Crabtree, Naval Research Laboratory;

Craig Kletzing, University of Iowa

13:20  H2-1  

OBSERVATIONS OF ENERGETIC ELECTRON PRECIPITATION BY THE BARREL BALLOON CAMPAIGNS

John Sample*1, Robyn Millan2

1Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
2Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

 

13:40  H2-2  

VAN ALLEN PROBE MULTIPOINT MEASUREMENTS OF THE SPATIAL AND COHERENCE SCALES OF EMIC WAVES

Lauren W. Blum*1, John W. Bonnell2, Oleksiy Agapitov2

1NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
2Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

 

14:00  H2-3  

VAN ALLEN PROBES OBSERVATIONS OF OXYGEN CYCLOTRON HARMONIC WAVES IN THE INNER MAGNETOSPHERE

Maria E. Usanova*1, David M. Malaspina1, Allison N. Jaynes1, Robert Bruder2, Ian R. Mann3, John R. Wygant4, Robert E. Ergun1

1LASP, Boulder, CO
2University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
3University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, CANADA
4University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

 

14:20  H2-4  

THE VIRTUES OF PARAMETERIZING PLASMASPHERIC HISS (AND OTHER INNER MAGNETOSPHERE WAVE MODES) BY PLASMAPAUSE LOCATION

David M. Malaspina*1, Allison N. Jaynes1, Jacob Bortnik2, Robert E. Ergun1, Craig Kletzing3, John R. Wygant4

1Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
2Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
3Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
4Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

 

14:40  H2-5  

USING COLD PLASMA THEORY AND WHISTLER MODE WAVES TO CHARACTERIZE THE ANTENNA-SHEATH IMPEDANCE OF THE VAN ALLEN PROBES EFW INSTRUMENT

David P. Hartley*1, Craig A. Kletzing1, William S. Kurth1, George B. Hospodarsky1, Scott R. Bounds1, Terrance F. Averkamp1, John W. Bonnell2, Ondrej Santolik3,4, John R. Wygant5

1Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
3Space Physics, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC
4Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC
5Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

 

15:00  Break

 

15:20  H2-6  

MODELING VERY LOW FREQUENCY RADIO INPUTS TO THE RADIATION BELTS

Michael J. Starks*1, Alan G. Ling2, Steven M. O'Malley2

1Space Vehicles Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland AFB, NM
2Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc, Lexington, MA

 

15:40  H2-7  

WARM PLASMA RAYTRACING OF WHISTLER MODE WAVES IN THE EARTH'S MAGNETOSPHERE

Ashanthi S. Maxworth*, Mark Golkowski

Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO

 

16:00  H2-8  

WHISTLER-MODE WAVES DETECTED BY THE VAN ALLEN PROBES SATELLITES INSIDE DENSITY DUCTS IN THE MAGNETOSPHERE

Anatoly V. Streltsov*, Miles T. Bengtson

Physical Sciences, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL

 

16:20  H2-9  

A NEW APPROACH TO LOCATE IONOSPHERIC EXIT POINTS OF MAGNETOSPHERIC WHISTLER MODE EMISSIONS

Poorya Hosseini*, Hamid Chorsi, Mark Golkowski, Stephen Gedney

Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO

 

16:40  H2-10  

STUDYING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ENERGETIC PARTICLE INJECTIONS, CHORUS, AND OUTER RADIATION BELT ELECTRONS WITH NASA'S MMS AND VAN ALLEN PROBES

Drew L. Turner*1, Joe Fennell1, J. Bernard Blake1, Allison Jaynes2, Dan Baker2, Rick Wilder2, Geoff Reeves3, Wen Li4, Craig Kletzing5, Ian Cohen6, Barry Mauk6

1The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA
2Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
3Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
4University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
5University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
6Applied Physics Lab, Laurel, MD

 

 

Session H3:  Waves and Turbulence in Space and Laboratory Plasmas II

(Special Session)

Room 155

Co-Chairs: Bill Amatucci, Naval Research Laboratory;

Stephen Vincena, University of California Los Angeles

 

13:20  H3-1  

RADIO EMISSIONS OF AURORAL ORIGIN, LATEST RESULTS

James W. LaBelle*

Physics and Astronomy, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

 

13:40  H3-2  

SIMULATION OF ELECTRON BERNSTEIN WAVES BY CHARGE-CONSERVING EMPIC ON IRREGULAR MESHES

Dong-Yeop Na*1, Fernando L. Teixeira1, Yuri A. Omelchenko2

1ElectroScience Laboratory, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
2Trinum Research Inc., San Diego, CA

 

14:00  H3-3  

SIMULATION OF MAGNETOSPHERIC MAGNETOSONIC WAVE PROPAGATION IN INHOMOGENEOUS MAGNETIZED PLASMA

Xu Liu*, Lunjin Chen

W. B. Hanson Center for Space Sciences, Physics, University of Texas Dallas, Richardson, TX

 

14:20  H3-4  

GLOBAL RATES OF ALFVENIC ENERGY DEPOSITION, ELECTRON PRECIPITATION, AND ION OUTFLOW DURING GEOMAGNETIC STORMS

Spencer M. Hatch*, James W. LaBelle

Physics and Astronomy, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

 

 

Session J2:  Next Generation Very Large Array

(Special Session)

Math 100

Co-Chairs: Bryan Butler, National Radio Astronomy Observatory;

Steve Durand, National Radio Astronomy Observatory

 

13:20  J2-1  

NEXT GENERATION VERY LARGE ARRAY: SCIENCE OVERVIEW AND COMMUNITY STUDIES

Chris Carilli*, Eric Murphy, Mark Mckinnon

National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro, NM

 

13:40  J2-2  

NEXT GENERATION VERY LARGE ARRAY - AN OVERVIEW

Bryan Butler*, Chris Carilli, Mark McKinnon, Eric Murphy

National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro, NM

 

14:00  J2-3  

STRAWMAN SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE NEXT-GENERATION VERY LARGE ARRAY

Robert J. Selina*, Chris Carilli

National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro, NM

 

14:20  J2-4  

DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE NGVLA ANTENNAS

David P. Woody*

Owens Valley Radio Observatory, Caltech, Big Pine, CA

 

14:40  J2-5  

TOWARDS OPTICS DESIGN FOR THE NEXT GENERATION VERY LARGE ARRAY

Sivasankaran Srikanth*

National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Charlottesville, VA

 

15:00  Break

 

15:20  J2-6  

NGVLA CRYOGENIC SUBSYSTEM CONCEPT

Denis R. Urbain*, Wes Grammer, Steven Durand

National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro, NM

 

15:40  J2-7

NGVLA BASELINE RECEIVER SYSTEM CONCEPTUAL DESIGN

Wes Grammer*1, Sivasankaran Srikanth2, Marian Pospieszalski2, Silver Sturgis1

1Electronics, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro, NM
2Central Development Laboratory, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Charlottesville, VA

 

16:00  J2-8  

IMPLEMENTATION STATUS OF THE ULTRA-WIDEBAND RECEIVER PACKAGE FOR THE NORTH AMERICAN ARRAY

Jose E. Velazco*, Melissa Soriano, Daniel Hoppe, Damon Russell, Larry D'Addario, Ezra Long, Jim Bowen, Lorene Samoska, Andrew Janzen, Joseph Lazio

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA

 

16:20  J2-9  

ANTENNA ELECTRONICS CONCEPT FOR THE NEXT-GENERATION VERY LARGE ARRAY

James M. Jackson*, Robert Selina

Electronics Division, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro, NM

 

16:40  J2-10  

THEORY AND MEASUREMENTS OF WIDE-BAND FIBER-OPTIC LINKS

James W. Lamb*

Owens Valley Radio Observatory, California Institute of Technology, Big Pine, CA

 

17:00  J2-11  

ARRAY PROCESSING METHODS FOR RADIO ASTRONOMICAL RFI MITIGATION: A CASE STUDY FOR THE NGVLA

Brian D. Jeffs*, Richard A. Black, Karl F. Warnick

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

 

17:20  J2-12  

EXPERIMENTS IN ADVANCED FAULT DETECTION IN THE JANSKY VERY LARGE ARRAY

Alan Erickson*, Kerry Shores

EE, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro, NM

 

 

Session K1:  Electromagnetic Imaging and Sensing Applications in Medicine

Room 150

Co-Chairs: Magda El-Shenawi, University of Arkansas;

Mahta Moghaddam, University of Southern California

 

13:20  K1-1  

NANOPARTICLE-ENHANCED TERAHERTZ IMAGING OF BREAST CANCER PHANTOMS

Tyler Bowman*1, Alec Walter1, Olga Shenderova2, Nicholas Nunn2, Gary McGuire2, Magda El-Shenawee1

1Electrical Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2Adamas Nanotechnologies, Inc., Raleigh, NC

 

13:40  K1-2  

TERAHERTZ IMAGING OF FRESHLY EXCISED MURINE BREAST CANCER TUMORS

Tyler Bowman*1, Sruthi Ravindranathan2, David Zaharoff2, Narasimhan Rajaram2, Keith Bailey3, Magda El-Shenawee1

1Electrical Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2Biomedical Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
3Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostics Laboratory, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

 

14:00  K1-3  

TERAHERTZ SPECTROSCOPY FOR THE CHARACTERIZATION OF MICRODIAMOND AND NANO-ONION PARTICLES

Alec Walter*1, Tyler Bowman1, Olga Shenderova2, Nicholas Nunn2, Gary McGuire2, Magda El-Shenawee1

1Electrical Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2Adamas Nanotechnologies, Inc., Raleigh, NC

 

14:20  K1-4  

TERAHERTZ IMAGING FOR DEFECT IDENTIFICATION IN LIQUID-STERILIZING MEMBRANE DEVICES

Nathan Burford1, Tyler Bowman*2, Robert Beitle3, Magda El-Shenawee2

1Microelectronics-Photonics Program, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2Electrical Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
3Chemical Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

 

14:40  K1-5  

POLARIMETRIC THZ IMAGING OF HUMAN BRAIN TISSUES EXHIBITING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Nandhini Srinivasan*, Cosan Caglayan, Kubilay Sertel

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 

15:00  Break

 

15:20  K1-6  

THREE DIMENSIONAL LEVEL SET METHOD FOR MICROWAVE IMAGING

Andre C. Batista*1, Pratik Shah2, Guanbo Chen2, John Stang2

1Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, BRAZIL
2Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

 

15:40  K1-7  

RECTENNA FOR WIRELESS POWERING OF IMPLANTABLE GLUCOSE SENSOR

Ryan B. Green*, Panagiotis Efthymakis, Arthur French, Afroditi V. Filippas, Erdem Topsakal

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

 

16:00  K1-8  

THE EFFECT OF GLUCOSE ON THE ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES OF BLOOD PLASMA

Arthur W. French*1, Afroditi V. Filippas1, Erdem Topsakal1, Anastasios C. Karles2

1Electrical and Computer, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2Henrico High School, Henricho, VA

 

16:20  K1-9  

ANALYSIS OF MICRO-DOPPLER SIGNATURE OF HUMANOID ROBOT MOTIONS FOR HEALTH MONITORING

Nghia H. Tran*, Ankit Bhargava, Ozlem Kilic

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

 

 

Commission Business Meetings

17:00 Commission A Room 105

17:00 Commission E Room 245

18:00 Commission C Room 200

18:00 Commission F Room 265

18:00 Commission J Math 100

 

 

THURSDAY MORNING, 5 January 2017

 

Plenary Session

Mathematics Auditorium (Math 100)

 

Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Paper Competition

 

Chair: Erdem Topsakal, Virginia Commonwealth University

 

8:20 Announcements

 

8:30 Rules and Guidelines of the Competition

 

8:40 Student Paper Presentations

 

9:40 Break

 

Meeting Highlight Plenary Talks:

 

(1) The Future of the Electromagnetic Spectrum

 

(2) Fast Radio Bursts: The Story So Far

 

Co-Chairs: Greg Huff, Texas A&M University;

Charles Baylis, Baylor University;

David DeBoer, University of California Berkeley

 

 

10:00  P1-1  

THE FUTURE OF THE ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM

William Chappell*

Director, Microsystems Technology Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, VA

 

10:50  P1-2  

FAST RADIO BURSTS: THE STORY SO FAR

Duncan Lorimer*

Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

 

11:40 Awards Ceremony for Student Paper Competition

 

12:00 Lunch for Student Travel Awardees, USNC Officers and Commission Chairs

Colorado Room in the Center for Community

 

THURSDAY AFTERNOON, 5 January 2017

 

Session A1:  Microwave and Millimeter Wave Propagation and Measurement

Room 155

Co-Chairs: Steven Weiss, US Army Research Lab;

Kristopher Buchanan, SPAWAR

 

13:20  A1-1  

TERRESTRIAL LINK RAIN ATTENUATION MEASUREMENTS AT 84 GHZ

Eugene Hong*1, Steven Lane1, David Murrell1, Nicholas Tarasenko1, Christos Christodoulou2

1Space Vehicles Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM
2Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

 

13:40  A1-2  

NUMERICALLY CALCULATED TRANSFER FUNCTIONS FOR SOLVING ARBITRARY LENGTH SIGNAL PROPAGATION USING FDTD METHOD

Joseph E. Diener*1, Jeanne T. Quimby2, Kate A. Remley2, Atef Z. Elsherbeni1

1Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO
2National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO

 

14:00  A1-3  

A NOVEL V-BAND PRINTED QUASI-PARABOLIC REFLECTOR ANTENNA

Alister Hosseini, Evangelos Kornaros, Saman Kabiri*, Franco De Flaviis

University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA

 

14:20  A1-4  

SEAWATER DIELECTRIC MEASUREMENT BY USING A CAVITY TECHNIQUE: EXIT-HOLE EFFECT ANALYSIS

Yiwen Zhou*, Roger H. Lang

Electrical and Computer Engineering, The George Washington University, Washington, DC

 

14:40  A1-5  

PRECISION PORTABLE CRYOGENIC BLACKBODY TARGET FOR MICROWAVE/MILLIMETER WAVE RECEIVER CALIBRATION

Fredrick S. Solheim*

Dakota Ridge R&D, Boulder, CO

 

15:00  Break

 

15:20  A1-6  

FIBER GLASS-WEAVE SKEW ANALYSIS USING THE FINITE-DIFFERENCE TIME-DOMAIN METHOD

Ravi C. Bollimuntha*1, Venkata D. Paladugu1, Rounak Saha1, Melinda J. Piket-May1, Atef Z. Elsherbeni2, Mohammed F. Hadi1,2,3

1Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
2Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO
3Electrical Engineering, Kuwait University, Kuwait, KUWAIT

 

15:40  A1-7  

EXPERIMENTAL DEMONSTRATION OF HIGHER ORDER DISPERSION IN INHOMOGENEOUS SLOW WAVE STRUCTURES FOR BACKWARD WAVE OSCILLATORS

Ushemadzoro Chipengo*, Niru K. Nahar, John L. Volakis

Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 

16:00  A1-8  

CHARACTERIZATION OF METHODS OF REMOVING SURFACE CHARGE FOR REDUCTION OF ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE EVENTS

Khandakar Nusrat Islam*, Mark Gilomore

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

 

16:20  A1-9  

ELECTRICAL BREAKDOWN STRENGTHS OF VARIOUS GASSES AND GAS MIXTURES

D V. Giri*1, V Carbonu2, J M. Lehr3

1PRO-TECH, ALAMO
2L3 Communications (Retired), San Leandro, CA
3University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

 

 

Session B11:  Wearable Antennas and Electronics

(Special Session)

Room 1B40

Co-Chairs: Asimina Kiourti, ElectroScience Laboratory, The Ohio State University;

Bashir Morshed, The University of Memphis

 

13:20  B11-1  

FUTURE OF WIRELESS MEDICAL TELEMETRY

Erdem Topsakal*

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

 

13:40  B11-2  

IMPEDANCE PHLEBOGRAPHY BASED PULSE SENSING USING INDUCTIVELY-COUPLED INKJET-PRINTED WRAP SENSOR

Bashir I. Morshed*

Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

 

14:00  B11-3  

A LOW POWER WEARABLE RESPIRATION MONITORING SENSOR USING PYROELECTRIC TRANSDUCER

Ifana Mahbub*1, Syed K. Islam1, Salvatore A. Pullano2, Antonino S. Fiorillo2, Samira Shamsir1, Mark S. Gaylord3, Vichien Lorch3

1Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville, TN
2Health Sciences, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, ITALY
3Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville, TN

 

14:20  B11-4  

AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF FALL PREVENTION USING A WEARABLE K-BAND FMCW RADAR

Yao Tang*, Zhengyu Peng, Changzhi Li

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

 

14:40  B11-5  

SIMULATION OF COIL SEPARATION AND ANGLE EFFECTS ON THE MUTUAL INDUCTANCE FOR 13.56 MHZ WRAP SENSORS

Babak Noroozi, Bashir I. Morshed*

Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

 

15:00  Break

 

15:20  B11-6  

A LOW-POWER CMOS ENERGY HARVESTING CIRCUIT FOR WEARABLE SENSORS USING PIEZOELECTRIC TRANSDUCERS

Taeho Oh*1, Islam K. Syed1, Mohamed Mahfouz2, Gary To2

1Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville, TN
2Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville, TN

 

15:40  B11-7  

WEARABLE ELECTRONICS INTEGRATED WITH FLEXIBLE TEXTILE ANTENNAS

Navtej S. Saini*, Asimina Kiourti, John L. Volakis, Robert Lee

Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 

16:00  B11-8  

PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF TEXTILE AMC ANTENNA ON BODY MODEL

Ala A. Alemaryeen*, Sima Noghanian

Electrical Engineering, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

 

16:20  B11-9  

LOW-POWER IMPULSE RADIO ULTRA-WIDEBAND (IR-UWB) TRANSMITTER FOR BIOMEDICAL SENSOR APPLICATIONS

Ifana Mahbub*, Syed K. Islam

University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville, TN

 

 

Session B12:  Terahertz Antennas and Applications

(Special Session)

Room 245

Co-Chairs: Kubilay Sertel, The Ohio State University;

Georgios Trichopoulos, Arizona State University

 

13:20  B12-1  

PLANAR HIGH PERFORMANCE ANTENNAS AT TERAHERTZ FREQUENCIES

Goutam Chattopadhyay*

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

 

13:40  B12-2  

DYNAMICALLY TUNABLE AND RECONFIGURABLE ANTENNAS FOR ADVANCED THZ SENSING AND IMAGING

Lei Liu*, Zhenguo Jiang, Itrat Shams, Syed Rahman, Patrick Fay

Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

 

14:00  B12-3  

MM-WAVE HIGH GAIN BEAM-SCANNING FOCAL PLANE ARRAYS WITH MICROFLUIDICALLY SWITCHED FEED NETWORKS

Enrique J. Gonzalez*, Gokhan Mumcu

Electrical Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

 

14:20  B12-4  

MONOLITHIC REALIZATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF ON-CHIP UWB PHASED ARRAYS FOR MMW AND THZ CONNECTIVITY

Seckin Sahin*, Cosan Caglayan, Niru K. Nahar, Kubilay Sertel

Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 

14:40  B12-5  

NON-CONTACT, ON-WAFER CHARACTERIZATION OF SCHOTTKY DIODES

Cosan Caglayan*, Kubilay Sertel

ElectroScience Laboratory, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 

15:00  Break

 

15:20  B12-6  

MULTIPHYSICAL MODELS OF ELECTRON-PLASMA ELECTRONICS FOR TERAHERTZ SOURCES AND DETECTORS

Shubhendu Bhardwaj*, John Volakis

Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 

15:40  B12-7  

TERAHERTZ IMAGING VIA SINGLE-BIT COMPRESSIVE SENSING

Syed An Nazmus Saqueb*, Kubilay Sertel

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 

16:00  B12-8  

USING COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY'S ALGORITHMS FOR REAL TIME THZ IMAGING SYSTEMS

Panagiotis Theofanopoulos*, Georgios Trichopoulos

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

 

16:20  B12-9  

A RADAR AND SPECTROMETER INSTRUMENT PROTOTYPE FOR PLANETARY SCIENCE AT MILLIMETER AND SUBMILLIMETER-WAVE FREQUENCIES

Tristan Ossama El Bouayadi*

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA

 

16:40  B12-10  

A RAPID FILTER BANK DESIGN AND MEASUREMENT SCHEME FOR SUPERSPEC

George Che*1, Philip Mauskopf1, Georgios Trichopoulos2, Steven Hailey-Dunsheath3, Charles M. Bradford3,4, Jason Glenn5, Corwin Shiu6, Erik Shirokoff7, Jordan Wheeler5

1 Earth & Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
2 Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
3Astronomy, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
4Astronomy & Space Sciences, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA
5Astrophysical & Planetary Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
6Physics, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
7Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

 

Session CDE1:  Spectrum Issues, Developments, and Solutions

(Special Session)

Room 105

Co-Chairs: Charles Baylis, Baylor University;

Zoya Popovic, University of Colorado Boulder;

Eric Mokole, Consultant

 

13:20  CDE1-1  

SUGGESTED R&D AREAS FOR RADAR-COMMUNICATION CO-EXISTENCE AND CO-DESIGN

Eric L. Mokole*1, Lawrence Cohen2

1Consultant, Burke, VA
2Radar Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC

 

13:40  CDE1-2  

SUMMARY OF RECENT RADAR SPECTRUM ACTIVITIES

Eric L. Mokole1, Lawrence Cohen*2

1Consultant, Burke, VA
2Radar Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC

 

14:00  CDE1-3  

DYNAMIC SPECTRUM COLLABORATION BETWEEN RADAR AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION: A PROPOSED FRAMEWORK FOR THE SIMULTANEOUS OPTIMIZATION OF POLICY, NETWORKS, AND CIRCUITS

Charles Baylis*1, Robert J. Marks II1, Liang Dong1, Andrew Clegg2, Lawrence Cohen3

1Wireless and Microwave Circuits and Systems Program, Baylor University, Waco, TX
2Google, Reston, VA
3Radar Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC

 

14:20  CDE1-4  

DUAL-LOOP JOINT CIRCUIT AND WAVEFORM OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUE FOR AMBIGUITY FUNCTION, SPECTRAL PERFORMANCE, AND POWER EFFICIENCY

Casey Latham*1, Alicia Magee1, Jacob Boline1, Alexander Tsatsoulas1, Matthew Fellows1, Charles Baylis1, Lawrence Cohen2, Robert J. Marks II1

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, Baylor University, Waco, TX
2Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC

 

14:40  CDE1-5  

WIDEBAND RF SELF-INTERFERENCE CANCELLATION FILTER FOR SIMULTANEOUS TRANSMIT/RECEIVE SYSTEMS

Satheesh Bojja Venkatakrishnan*, Elias A. Alwan, John Volakis

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 

15:00  Break

 

15:20  CDE1-6  

A FREQUENCY-SELECTIVE TUNABLE POWER AMPLIFIER FOR BROADBAND PHASED ARRAY TRANSMITTERS

Allison Duh*, Dimitra Psychogiou, Zoya Popovic

University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

 

15:40  CDE1-7  

REAL-TIME AMPLIFIER IMPEDANCE OPTIMIZATION USING A NONLINEAR TUNABLE VARACTOR MATCHING NETWORK WITH POWER-DEPENDENT CHARACTERIZATION

Sarvin Rezayat*1, Zach Hays1, Christopher Kappelmann1, Matthew Fellows1, Charles Baylis1, Robert Marks1, Ed Viverios2, Abigail Hedden2, John Penn2, Ali Darwish2

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, Baylor University, Waco, TX
2Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD

 

16:00  CDE1-8  

IMPROVING CUBESAT TRANSMITTER EIRP TO ENABLE SPACE NETWORK COMMUNICATION CAPABILITIES

Sushia Rahimizadeh*1, Peter Fetterer2, Zoya Popovic1, Harry Shaw2

1University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
2Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

 

16:20  CDE1-9  

MILLIMETER-WAVE TRANSMIT/RECEIVE SYSTEM FOR SECURE HIGH DATA RATE COMMUNICATIONS

Dimitrios Siafarikas*, Elias A. Alwan, John L. Volakis

Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 

16:40  CDE1-10  

WIDEBAND AND MULTI-BEAM ANGLE OF ARRIVAL ESTIMATION USING ON-SITE CODING

Satheesh Bojja Venkatakrishnan*, Elias A. Alwan, John Volakis

Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 

 

Session F3:  Nanosatellites for Remote Sensing

(Special Session)

Room 150

Co-Chairs: Albin Gasiewski, University of Colorado Boulder;

Steven C. Reising, Colorado State University;

William Blackwell, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

 

13:20  F3-1  

DESIGNING A CLIMATE-MONITORING MICROWAVE RADIOMETER

Philip W. Rosenkranz*1, William J. Blackwell1, Albin J. Gasiewski2, R. V. Leslie1, Carl A. Mears3, Jeffrey R. Piepmeier4, Paul E. Racette4, Benjamin D. Santer5

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
2University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
3Remote Sensing Systems, Santa Rosa, CA
4NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
5Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA

 

13:40  F3-2  

MICROWAVE-IR POLARIMETRY AND RADIOMETRY FOR REMOTE SENSING OF CLOUD ICE MICROPHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Dong L. Wu*1, Jie Gong1,2

1NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
2Universities Space Research Association, Greenbelt, MD

 

14:00  F3-3  

TROPOSPHERIC WATER AND CLOUD ICE (TWICE) MILLIMETER- AND SUB-MILLIMETER-WAVE RADIOMETER FOR 6U-CLASS SATELLITES: PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF COMMAND AND DATA HANDLING (C&DH) SUBSYSTEM

Mehmet Ogut*1, Xavier Bosch-Lluis1, Steven C. Reising1, Yuriy V. Goncharenko1, Pekka Kangaslahti2, Erich Schlecht2, Richard Cofield2, Nacer Chahat2, Sharmila Padmanabhan2, Jonathan Jiang2, Shannon T. Brown2, William R. Deal3, Alex Zamora3, Kevin Leong3, Sean Shih3, Gerry Mei3

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
2NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
3Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA

 

14:20  F3-4  

THE CUBESAT RADIOMETER RADIO FREQUENCY INTERFERENCE TECHNOLOGY VALIDATION (CUBERRT) MISSION

Christa McKelvey*1, Joel T. Johnson1, Chi-Chih Chen1, Andrew O'Brien1, Graeme E. Smith1, Mark Andrews1, J. Landon Garry1, Sidharth Misra2, Shannon Brown2, Jonathan Kocz2, Robert Jarnot2, Damon C. Bradley3, Priscilla N. Mohammed3, Jared F. Lucey3, Jeffrey R. Piepmeier3, Kevin Horgan3, Michael Solly3, Joseph Knuble3

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, ElectroScience Laboratory, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
2NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA
3NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

 

14:40  F3-5  

CYGNSS: EARLY LAUNCH ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE COMMISSIONING

Scott Gleason*1, Valery Zavorotny2, Christopher Ruf3, Randy Rose1

1Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, CO
2NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO
3Climate and Space, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

 

15:00  Break

 

15:20  F3-6  

PRE-LAUNCH CALIBRATION AND PERFORMANCE STUDY OF THE POLARCUBE 3U TEMPERATURE SOUNDING RADIOMETER MISSION

Lavanya Periasamy*, Albin J. Gasiewski

Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

 

15:40  F3-7  

RADIOMETER CALIBRATION WITH GPS RADIO OCCULTATION FOR THE MIRATA CUBESAT MISSION

Kerri Cahoy*1, Anne Marinan1, Rebecca Bishop2, Susan Lui2, James Bardeen2, Tamitha Skov2, William Blackwell3, R. Vincent Leslie3, Idahosa Osaretin3, Michael Shields3

1Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
2The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA
3MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA

 

16:00  F3-8  

ENABLING TIME-RESOLVED OBSERVATIONS OF CLOUD AND PRECIPITATION PROCESSES FROM 6U-CLASS SATELLITE CONSTELLATIONS: TEMPORAL EXPERIMENT FOR STORMS AND TROPICAL SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATION (TEMPEST-D)

Steven C. Reising*1, Todd C. Gaier2, Christian D. Kummerow3, V Chandrasekar1, Sharmila Padmanabhan2, Boon H. Lim2, Cate Heneghan2, Wesley Berg3, Jon P. Olson1, Shannon T. Brown2, John Carvo4, Matthew Pallas4

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
2NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA
3Atmospheric Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
4Blue Canyon Technologies, Boulder, CO

 

16:20  F3-9  

THE TEMPEST-D DEMONSTRATION RADIOMETER INSTRUMENT FOR MEASUREMENT OF CLOUDS AND PRECIPITATION

Todd Gaier*1, Sharmila Padmanabhan1, Boon Lim1, Richard Cofield1, Mary Easter1, Mary Soria1, Heather Owen1, Steven C. Reising2

1NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA
2Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

 

Session F4:  Complex and Random Media

(Special Session)

Room 135

Co-Chairs: Saba Mudaliar, Air Force Research Laboratory;

Akira Ishimaru, University of Washington

 

13:20  F4-1  

IMPROVEMENTS IN THE SINGLE SCATTER SUBTRACTION APPROACH

Kevin Diomedi, Gary S. Brown*

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

 

13:40  F4-2  

MODELING OF COHERENT AND DIFFUSE SCATTERING FROM ROUGH SURFACE WITH SMALL AND MODERATE RAYLEIGH PARAMETER

Alexander G. Voronovich*, Valery V. Zavorotny

NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO

 

14:00  F4-3  

COHERENT BISTATIC SCATTERING MODEL FOR VEGETATED LAND COVER IN SUPPORT OF SOIL MOISTURE RETRIEVAL

Amir Azemati*, Mahta Moghaddam

Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

14:20  F4-4  

ANTENNA BEAMWIDTH EFFECT IN DETECTING MICROWAVE ENHANCED BACKSCATTER FROM A LAYER OF VEGETATION

Avinash Sharma*1, Roger H. Lang2

1Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD
2Electrical and Computer Engineering, The George Washington University, Washington, DC

 

14:40  F4-5  

DESIGNING SOURCES FOR ENHANCEMENT OF EARLY-TIME DIFFUSION IN SHORT PULSE PROPAGATION THROUGH RANDOM PARTICULATE MEDIA

Elizabeth Bleszynski*, Marek Bleszynski, Thomas Jaroszewicz

Monopole Research, Thousand Oaks, CA

 

15:00  Break

 

15:20  F4-6  

A RAYLEIGH-RITZ APPROACH TO GREEN'S FUNCTION OF AN INHOMOGENEOUS LAYER

Saba Mudaliar*1, C. P. Vendhan2, C. Prabavathi3

1Sensors Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Dayton, OH
2Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, INDIA
3P.O. Box 24467, Dayton, OH

 

15:40  F4-7  

PASSIVE INFRARED RETRIEVAL OF TROPOSPHERIC REFRACTIVITY, TEMPERATURE, AND WATER VAPOR PROFILES

Fredrick S. Solheim*

Dakota Ridge R&D, Boulder, CO

 

16:00  F4-8  

POINT-TO-POINT BACKHAUL SYSTEMS AT 3.5GHZ PREDICTIONS VS. MEASUREMENTS IN A VEGETATED RESIDENTIAL AREA OF WASHINGTON, DC

Saul A. Torrico*1, Roger H. Lang2

1Comsearch, Ashburn, VA
2Electrical and Computer Engineering, The George Washington University, Washington, DC

 

16:20  F4-9  

MEASUREMENTS OF WIDEBAND MICROWAVE PROPAGATION WITHIN A SMALL AIRCRAFT FOR REPLACING WIRE HARNESSES

Miyuki Hirose*, Takehiko Kobayashi

Tokyo Denki University, Tokyo, JAPAN

 

 

Session GH1:  Meteors, Orbital Debris and Dusty Plasmas I

(Special Session)

Room 151

Co-Chairs: Eric Gillman, Naval Research Laboratory;

Edward Thomas, Auburn University;

Julio Urbina, Penn State

 

13:20  GH1-1  

ANALYSIS OF PLASMA TURBULENCE ON THE FORMATION OF SPECULAR METEOR ECHOES

Freddy R. Galindo1, Julio V. Urbina*1, Lars P. Dyrud2

1Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Penn State, University Park, PA
2OmniEarth, Inc., Arlington, VA

 

13:40  GH1-2  

INVERSION OF METEOR RADAR CROSS SECTION TO PLASMA DENSITY USING AN FDTD NUMERICAL SCATTERING MODEL

Robert A. Marshall*1, Sigrid Close2, Peter Brown3, Gunter Stober4, Carsten Schult4, Jorge Chau4

1University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
2Stanford University, Stanford, CA
3University of Western Ontario, London, ON, CANADA
4Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Kuhlungsborn, GERMANY

 

14:00  GH1-3  

SIMULTANEOUS UHF/VHF RADAR AND OPTICAL OBSERVATIONS OF METEORS AT ARECIBO

Michael DeLuca*1,2, Diego Janches3, Robert Michell4,5, Rebecca Chen6, Zoltan Sternovsky1,2

1Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
2Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
3Space Weather Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
4Geospace Environment Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
5Astronomy, University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD
6River Hill High School, Clarksville, MD

 

14:20  GH1-4  

METEOROID SPUTTERING AS A SOURCE FOR LOWER-THERMOSPHERIC METALS AND THE RADIO SCIENCE OF HIGH-ALTITUDE RADAR METEORS

John D. Mathews*1, Boyi Gao1, Saiveena Kesaraju1, Shikha Raizada2

1Radar Space Sciences Lab, Penn State University, University Park, PA
2Space Science Division, Arecibo Observatory, Arecibo, PR

 

15:00  Break

 

15:20 GH1-5 

 LOW-ALTITUDE RADAR METEORS AND BOLIDE LANGMUIR WAVES

John D. Mathews*1, Qian Zhu1, Frank T. Djuth2

1Radar Space Sciences Lab, Penn State University, University Park, PA
2Geospace Research, Inc., El Segundo, CA

 

15:40  GH1-6  

RADAR DETECTABILITY OF METEOR HEAD ECHOES AND ITS IMPLICATION ON THE ZODIACAL DUST CLOUD POPULATIONS

Diego Janches*1, Petr Pokorny2, Nimalna Swarnalingam2, David Nesvorny3, John M. C. Plane4, Wuhu Feng4, Juan Diego Carrillo-Sanches4, Juan Carlos Gomez Martin4, David Vokrouhlicky5

1Space Weather Laboratory, NASA, Greenbelt, MD
2Physics, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C
3SouthWest Research Institute, Boulder, CO
4Chemistry, University of Leeds, Leeds, UNITED KINGDOM
5Institute of Astronomy, Charles University, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

 

16:00  GH1-7  

MICROMETEOROID ABLATION SIMULATED IN THE LABORATORY USING A DUST ACCELERATOR

Z. Sternovsky*1,2,3, E. Thomas2,3, M. DeLuca1,2, M. Horanyi1,3,4, D. Janches5, N. Swarnalingam5, R. Marshall2, T. Munsat3,4, J. M. C. Plane6

1LASP, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
2Aerospace Eng. Sci., University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
3IMPACT, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
4Physics, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
5Space Weather Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
6School of Chemistry, University of Leeds, Leeds, UNITED KINGDOM

 

16:20  GH1-8  

RADIO-FREQUENCY EMISSION DETECTION AND SCALING FROM HYPERVELOCITY IMPACTS ON CHARGED TARGETS

Andrew Nuttall*, Sigrid Close

Stanford University, Stanford, CA

 

16:40  GH1-9  

HYPERVELOCITY IMPACT PLASMA EXPANSION: SCALING FROM EXPERIMENT TO SPACE

Nicolas Lee*, Sigrid Close, Ashish Goel

Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

 

 

Session H4:  Physics of the Radiation Belts II

(Special Session)

Room 200

Co-Chairs: Christopher Crabtree, Naval Research Laboratory;

Craig Kletzing, University of Iowa

 

13:20  H4-1  

MODULATION OF WHISTLER-MODE CHORUS WAVES BY ULF AND THE EFFECTS ON PRECIPITATION

Allison N. Jaynes*1, Maria Usanova1, Marc Lessard2, Kazue Takahashi3, Ashar Ali1, David Malaspina1, Robert Michell4, Emma Spanswick5, Daniel N. Baker1, J B. Blake6, Chris Cully5, Eric Donovan5, Craig Kletzing7, Geoff Reeves8, Marilia Samara4, Harlan Spence2, John Wygant9

1LASP, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
2University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
3Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD
4NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
5University of Calgary, Calgary, CANADA
6Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA
7University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
8Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
9University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

 

13:40  H4-2  

DIAGNOSING PARAMETERS OF NONLINEAR WHISTLER MODE GROWTH IN THE MAGNETOSPHERE FROM OBSERVATIONS OF RELATIVE PHASE OF SIDEBANDS OF TRIGGERED EMISSIONS

Mark Golkowski*, Jamie Costabile, Randall Wall

Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO

 

14:00  H4-3  

UNIQUE CONCURRENT OBSERVATIONS OF WHISTLER MODE HISS, CHORUS, AND TRIGGERED EMISSIONS

Poorya Hosseini*, Mark Golkowski

Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO

 

14:20  H4-4  

BAYESIAN SPECTRAL ANALYSIS OF CHORUS SUB-ELEMENTS

Christopher Crabtree*1, Gurudas Ganguli1, Erik Tejero1, George Hospodarsky2, Craig Kletzing2

1Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC
2University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

 

14:40  H4-5  

FIRST DIRECT EVIDENCE OF A ONE-ONE CORRESPONDENCE OF CHORUS WAVE PACKETS AND MICROBURSTS: VAN ALLEN PROBES EFW AND FIREBIRD

Aaron Breneman*1, Alex Crew2

1University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD

 

 

Session HEG1:  Lightning and its Interaction with the Ionosphere I

(Special Session)

Room 265

Co-Chairs: Robert Marshall, University of Colorado Boulder;

Morris Cohen, Georgia Institute of Technology;

Ningyu Liu, University of New Hampshire

 

13:20  HEG1-1  

THE ASSOCIATION OF TERRESTRIAL GAMMA-RAY FLASHES WITH ENERGETIC IN-CLOUD LIGHTNING PULSES

Steven A. Cummer*1, Fanchao Lyu1, Michael S. Briggs2, David M. Smith3

1Duke University, Durham, NC
2University of Alabama Huntsville, Huntsville, AL
3University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

 

13:40  HEG1-2  

ESTIMATION OF RADIATION DOSES RECEIVED BY AIRCRAFT PASSENGERS IN A TGF PHOTON BEAM

Sebastien Celestin*1, Francois Trompier2, Jean-Louis Pincon1

1LPC2E, University of Orleans, CNRS, Orleans, FRANCE
2Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire, Fontenay-aux-Roses, FRANCE

 

14:00  HEG1-3  

A NEW TYPE OF TRANSIENT LUMINOUS EVENTS PRODUCED BY TERRESTRIAL GAMMA-RAY FLASHES

Wei Xu*1, Sebastien Celestin2, Victor P. Pasko3, Robert A. Marshall1

1Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
2Laboratory of Physics and Chemistry of the Environment and Space (LPC2E), University of Orleans, CNRS, Orleans, FRANCE
3Communications and Space Sciences Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

14:20  HEG1-4  

TRYAD: A PAIR OF CUBESATS TO OBSERVE TERRESTRIAL GAMMA-RAY FLASH BEAMS

Michael S. Briggs*1, Pete Jenke1, Jean-Marie Wersinger2, Mike Folge2

1CSPAR, University of Alabama Huntsville, Huntsville, AL
2Physics, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

 

14:40  HEG1-5  

USING WWLLN TO FIND WEAKER TGFS IN THE FERMI GBM DATA

Michael S. Briggs*, Kareem Omar

CSPAR, University of Alabama Huntsville, Huntsville, AL

 

15:00  Break

 

15:20  HEG1-6  

CALCULATING HF AND VHF EMISSIONS FROM COMPACT INTRACLOUD DISCHARGES

Joseph R. Dwyer*, Ningyu Liu

Physics Department and Space Science Center (EOS), University of New Hampshire, Durham NH

 

15:40  HEG1-7  

FRACTAL DIMENSION OF CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING

Ningyu Liu*1, Julia Tilles1, Levi Boggs2, Alan Bozarth2, Hamid Rassoul2, Jeremy Riousset3

1Physics and Space Science Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
2Physics and Space Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL
3Center for Space and Atmospheric Research, Physical Sciences Department, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL

 

16:00  HEG1-8  

3-D MODELING OF TWO INTERACTING STREAMERS

Feng Shi*1, Ningyu Liu1, Hamid K. Rassoul2

1Physics and Space Science Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
2Physics and Space Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL

 

16:20  HEG1-9  

RADIO INTERFEROMETER STUDY OF HIGH-POWER LIGHTNING NARROW BIPOLAR EVENTS IN FLORIDA

Julia N. Tilles*1, Ningyu Liu1, Paul R. Krehbiel2, William Rison2, Mark A. Stanley2, Robert G. Brown3, Jennifer G. Wilson3, Levi Boggs4, Michael Stock5

1Physics and Space Science Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
2Langmuir Laboratory, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM
3NASA Kennedy Space Center, Kennedy Space Center, FL
4Physics and Space Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL
5Osaka University, Osaka, JAPAN

 

 

Session J3:  New Telescopes, Techniques and Technology II

(Special Session)

Math 100

Co-Chairs: David DeBoer, University of California Berkeley;

Jeffery Mangum, National Radio Astronomy Observatory

 

13:20  J3-1  

ALMA DIGITAL DOWNCONVERTER

Sylas Ashton*

National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro, NM

 

13:40  J3-2  

SURVEYING THE MOLECULAR GAS FUELING EARLY STAR FORMATION: PRESENT RESULTS AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS

Garrett K. Keating*1, Daniel P. Marrone2, Geoffrey C. Bower3

1Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, MA
2Astronomy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
3ASIAA, Hilo, HI

 

14:00  J3-3  

SUSTAINING SUBMILLIMETER SCIENCE IN THE NEXT DECADE AND BEYOND

Henry A. Wootten, Jeffrey G. Mangum*

National Radio Astronomy Observatory and University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

 

 

Session J4:  Cosmic Microwave Background Polarization

(Special Session)

Math 100

Co-Chairs: Dan Marrone, University of Arizona;

Miguel Morales, University of Washington

 

15:20  J4-1  

OVERVIEW OF DETECTOR ARRAYS FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF COSMIC MICROWAVE BACKGROUND POLARIZATION

Johannes Hubmayr*

National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO

 

15:40  J4-2  

NEXT-GENERATION COSMOLOGY WITH ADVANCED ACTPOL

Sara M. Simon*

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

 

16:00  J4-3  

THE BICEP/KECK CMB POLARIZATION APPROACH: MEASURING DEGREE ANGULAR SCALES WITH SMALL APERTURES

Kirit S. Karkare*

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA

 

16:20  J4-4  

SPT-3G: THE THIRD GENERATION CAMERA AND SURVEY FOR THE SOUTH POLE TELESCOPE

Joaquin Vieira*

Astronomy, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

 

16:40  J4-5  

THE COSMOLOGY LARGE ANGULAR SCALE SURVEYOR

Lucas P. Parker*

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

 

17:00  J4-6  

MEASURING GALACTIC SYNCHROTRON WITH THE C-BAND ALL SKY SURVEY

Heiko M. Heilgendorff*

University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, SOUTH AFRICA

 

 

Commission Business Meetings

17:00 Commission B Room 1B40

17:00 Commission D Room 105

17:00 Commission G Room 245

18:00 Commission H Room 265

18:00 Commission K Room 200

 

 

FRIDAY MORNING, 6 January 2017

 

Session B13:  Antenna Measurements and Simulations

(Special Session)

Room 1B40

Co-Chairs: Steven Weiss, US Army Research Lab;

Jeanne Quimby, National Institute of Standards and Technology

 

08:20  B13-1  

MEASURED PERFORMANCE OF LOW PROFILE ANTENNAS FED IN A BALANCED CONFIGURATION

Steven Weiss*, Gregory Mitchell

United States Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD

 

08:40  B13-2  

MODIFICATION, MODELING, AND MEASUREMENT OF A BALANCED ANTIPODAL VIVALDI FOR A MULTI-CHANNEL RECEIVER

Seth A. McCormick*1, William O. Coburn2

1General Technical Services LLC, Wall, NJ
2United States Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD

 

09:00  B13-3  

UNIQUE GEOMETRY FOR A CONCENTRIC DUAL BAND ARRAY ANTENNA AT S- AND X-BAND

Gregory Mitchell*

United States Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD

 

09:20  B13-4  

STUDY OF PHASE VARIATION ON PROPAGATING THROUGH METAMATERIAL

Quang M. Nguyen*, Amir I. Zaghloul, Steven J. Weiss

United States Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD

 

09:40  B13-5  

MODELING AND MEASUREMENT OF 3D PRINTED λ/30 SPHERICAL SPIRAL DIPOLES

Theodore K. Anthony*, Keefe Coburn, Amir I. Zaghloul

United States Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD

 

10:00  Break

 

10:20  B13-6  

NOVEL CHOKE RINGS FOR ULTRA-WIDEBAND ANTENNA ARRAY

Zahra Manzoor*1, Gholamreza Moradi2

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, Missouri Science and Technology University, Rolla, MO
2Electrical and Computer Engineering, Amir Kabir University, Tehran, IRAN

 

10:40  B13-7  

DESIGN AND CALIBRATION OF A CLOSED LOOP LABORATORY RF PROPAGATION SECTION

William O. Coburn*1, Andre K. Witcher1, Seth A. McCormick2

1United States Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi MD
2General Technical Services LLC, Adelphi MD

 

11:00  B13-8  

THE TRISKELION-ARCHIMEDEAN SPIRAL ANTENNA

Seunghwan Yoon*1, Alfred G. Besoli1, Franco De Flaviis2, Nicolaos G. Alexopoulos3

1Movandi Corporation, Newport Beach, CA
2University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
3Broadcom Foundation, Newport Beach, CA

 

 

Session B14:  Antenna Arrays II

Room 245

Co-Chairs: Dejan Filipovic, University of Colorado Boulder;

Gokhan Mumcu, University of South Florida

 

08:20  B14-1 

INVESTIGATION OF MULTI-OCTAVE WIDEBAND CAVITY-BACKED VIVALDI ARRAY ANTENNAS

Elie G. Tianang*, Mohamed A. Elmansouri, Dejan S. Filipovic

Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

 

08:40  B14-2  

DUAL POLARIZED 7.2:1 BANDWIDTH PHASED ARRAY WITH 60 DEGREE SCANNING

Jingni Zhong*, Elias A. Alwan, John L. Volakis

Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 

09:00  B14-3  

WIDEBAND PHASED ARRAY OF SPIRAL ANTENNAS FOR SIMULTANEOUS TRANSMIT AND RECEIVE (STAR)

Alexander Hovsepian*, Elias A. Alwan, John L. Volakis

Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 

09:20  B14-4  

INVESTIGATION OF LATERAL SPACE WAVE AND SURFACE WAVE ON THE LINK BUDGET OF CHIP-TO-CHIP SWITCHED-BEAM 60-GHZ ARRAY

Prabhat Baniya*, Kathleen L. Melde

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

 

09:40  B14-5  

DIRECTIONAL ARRAY FOR MILLIMETER-WAVE CELLULAR NETWORK

Toan K. Vo Dai*, Ozlem Kilic

The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

 

10:00  Break

 

10:20  B14-6  

PHASE SHIFTER CONTROL SCHEME IMPLEMENTATION FOR STEERABLE/ADAPTIVE L-BAND PHASED ARRAYS

Farhan Quaiyum*1, Robab Kazemy2, Aly E. Fathy1

1Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
2Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, IRAN

 

10:40  B14-7  

ADAPTIVE WIRELESS ENERGY HARVESTING SYSTEMS USING FOCUSED ANTENNA ARRAYS

Daniel E. Schemmel*, Payam Nayeri

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO

 

11:00  B14-8  

EXAMINATION OF THE NEAR FIELD RESPONSE OF CIRCULAR ANTENNA ARRAYS

Kristopher R. Buchanan*, Oren Sternberg, Sara Wheeland, John Rockway

SSC Pacific, San Diego, CA

 

 

Session B15:  Advanced Analysis, Design, and Applications of Waveguiding Structures

(Special Session)

Room 105

Co-Chairs: Michael Havrilla, Air Force Institute of Technology;

Edward Rothwell, Michigan State University

 

08:20  B15-1  

OPTIMIZATION OF STEPPED-WAVEGUIDE APPLICATORS FOR THE CHARACTERIZATION OF CONDUCTOR-BACKED ABSORBING MATERIALS

Edward J. Rothwell*, Jonathan L. Frasch

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

 

08:40  B15-2  

OPTICALLY TRANSPARENT PLANAR COMPOSITE STRUCTURE CONTAINING METALS AND DNG METAMATERIALS

Piergiorgio L. E. Uslenghi*

University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

09:00  B15-3  

MULTIMODAL WAVEGUIDES WITH EXCEPTIONAL POINTS OF DEGENERACY OF VARIOUS ORDERS

Mohamed Othman1, Mehdi Veysi1, Farshad Yazdi1, Mohamed Nada1, Dmitry Oshmarin1, Alexander Figotin2, Filippo Capolino*1

1Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
2Mathematics, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA

 

09:20  B15-4  

RECTANGULAR WAVEGUIDE MODE AND BANDWIDTH ENHANCEMENT USING COMMON AND DIFFERENTIAL EXCITATION

Michael J. Havrilla*

Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

 

09:40  B15-5  

PHOTONIC TOPOLOGICAL INSULATOR WAVEGUIDING FROM A CLASSICAL ELECTROMAGNETICS PERSPECTIVE

Ali Hassani*, George W. Hanson

Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

 

 

Session C2:  Interfacing Hardware and Signal Processing in

Distributed Radar and Sensing Systems

Room 135

Co-Chairs: Jean-Francois Chamberland, Texas A&M University;

Laura Pulido Mancera, Duke University

 

08:20  C2-1  

ON THE IMPACT OF ANTENNA DESIGN IN THE CONTEXT OF GRAPH INFERENCE BASED ON WI-FI METADATA

Mandel Oats*, Travis Taghavi, Jean-Francois Chamberland, Gregory H. Huff

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

 

08:40  C2-2  

ADAPTING RANGE MIGRATION TECHNIQUES FOR FAST IMAGE RECONSTRUCTION WITH METASURFACE ANTENNAS

Laura M. Pulido Mancera*1, Thomas Fromenteze1, Timothy Sleasman1, Michael Boyarsky1, Mohammadreza F. Imani1, Matthew Reynolds2, David R. Smith1

1Duke University, Durham, NC
2University of Washington, Seattle, WA

 

09:00  C2-3  

A NOVEL MODEL FOR DIRECTION OF ARRIVAL ESTIMATION USING THE PHASE CENTER CONCEPT

Evangelos Kornaros*, Saman Kabiri, Alister Hosseini, Franco De Flaviis

University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA

 

09:20  C2-4  

DEVELOPMENT OF A LOW COST COMPACT INTEGRATED STEP FREQUENCY CONTINUOUS WAVE RADAR FOR NON-CONTACT VITAL SIGN DETECTION

Lingyun Ren*, Sabikun Nahar, Aly E. Fathy

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

 

09:40  C2-5  

INTEGRATING REAL TIME WEATHER RADAR DATA INTO THE CLOUD-HOSTED REAL-TIME DATA SERVICES FOR THE GEOSCIENCES (CHORDS) PROJECT

Ryan Gooch*1, V. Chandrasekar1, Mike Daniels2

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
2National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO

 

10:00  Break

 

10:20  C2-6  

A FLEXIBLE FPGA DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT FOR THE SWOT ON-BOARD RADAR PROCESSOR

Cody Vaudrin*, David Hawkins

Radar Science and Engineering, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA

 

10:40  C2-7  

HUMAN RESPIRATION RATE ESTIMATION USING SFCW RADAR SYSTEM

Sabikun Nahar*1, Lingyun Ren1, Tuan Phan2, Ozlem Kilic2, Aly E. Fathy1

1Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
2Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

 

11:00  C2-8  

SYNDICATED TEST BENCH SET-UP FOR TESTING OF REAL-TIME RECONFIGURABLE POWER AMPLIFIERS FOR THE NEXT GENERATION RADAR

Lucilia R. Lamers*1, Zachary Hays1, Charles Baylis1, Robert Marks1, Edward Viveiros2, John Penn2, Abigail Hedden2, Ali Darwish2

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, Baylor University, Waco, TX
2Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD

 

11:20  C2-9  

NASA D3R RADAR UPGRADE: ENHANCING SENSITIVITY AND SPATIAL RESOLUTION

Mohit Kumar*1, Robert M. Beauchamp1, Shashank S. Joshil1, Manuel Vega1,2, V. Chandrasekar1

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
2NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

 

 

Session F5:  Microwave Remote Sensing of the Earth and Atmosphere

Room 150

Co-Chairs: Chandrasekar V. Chandra, Colorado State University;

Kamal Sarabandi, University of Michigan Ann Arbor

 

08:20  F5-1  

CLOUD OBSERVATION USING KA-BAND CLOUD RADAR IN CHENGDU PLAIN

Xuehua Li*1, V. Chandrasekar2, Jianxin He1, Lin Yang1

1Electronic Engineering, Chengdu University of Information Technology, Chengdu, Sichuan, CHINA
2Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

08:40  F5-2  

USING DOPPLER VELOCITY DIFFERENCE FROM 3- AND 35-GHZ VERTICALLY POINTING RADARS TO RETRIEVE VERTICAL AIR MOTION AND RAINDROP SIZE DISTRIBUTIONS

Christopher R. Williams*1,2, Robert M. Beauchamp3, Chandra V. Chandrasekar3

1Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science (CIRES), University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
2Physical Science Division, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO
3Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

09:00  F5-3  

A MACHINE LEARNING MODEL FOR RADAR RAINFALL ESTIMATION BASED ON GAUGE OBSERVATIONS

Haiming Tan*, V. Chandrasekar, Haonan Chen

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

09:20  F5-4  

TESTING RAINFALL RATE ALGORITHMS FOR CSU-CHILL X-BAND RADAR

Pranav S. Athalye*1, Merhala Thurai1, V. N. Bringi1, Patrick C. Kennedy2, Branislav M. Notaros1

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
2Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

09:40  F5-5  

SCATTERING CALCULATIONS FOR ASYMMETRIC RAIN DROPS UNDERGOING MIXED MODE OSCILLATIONS

Sanja Manic*, Merhala Thurai, V. N. Bringi, Branislav Notaros

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

10:00  Break

 

10:20  F5-6  

RANGE AMBIGUITY CHARACTERIZATION AND MITIGATION FOR THE NASA D3R

Shashank S. Joshil*, Robert M. Beauchamp, V. Chandrasekar

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

10:40  F5-7  

IDENTIFICATION OF SNOW FROM GPM-DPR OBSERVATIONS AND CROSS VALIDATION WITH S-BAND GROUND RADAR DUAL POLARIZATION MEASUREMENTS

Sounak K. Biswas*, Minda Le, V. Chandrasekar

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

11:00  F5-8 

SPACE BORNE DUAL FREQUENCY RADAR SIGNATURES OF HAIL AND GRAUPEL

Karthik Ganesan*, V. Chandrasekar, Minda Le

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

11:20  F5-9  

ANALYSIS OF DDSCAT-BASED PHASE MATRIX SYMMETRY FOR 3-D RADIATIVE TRANSFER MODEL DEVELOPMENT

Kun Zhang*, Albin J. Gasiewski

Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

 

11:40  F5-10  

L-BAND HIGH RESOLUTION SOIL MOISTURE MAPPING USING A SMALL UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEM

Eryan Dai*1, Albin Gasiewski1, Maciej Stachura2, Jack Elston2, Aravind Venkitasubramony1

1University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
2Black Swift Technologies (BST) LLC, Boulder, CO

 

 

Session G3:  New Horizons in Active and Passive Radio Techniques for

Geospace Remote Sensing

(Special Session)

Room 200

Co-Chairs: Philip Erickson, MIT Haystack Observatory;

Julio Urbina, Pennsylvania State University

 

08:20  G3-1  

THZ LIMB SOUNDER (TLS) FOR LOWER THERMOSPHERIC WIND, OXYGEN DENSITY, AND TEMPERATURE

Dong L. Wu*1, Jeng-Hwa Yee2, Erich T. Schlecht3, Imran Mehdi3, Jose V. Siles3, Brian J. Drouin3

1NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
2Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD
3NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

 

08:40  G3-2  

STUDIES OF THERMOSPHERIC WAVE ACTIVITY USING DYNASONDE TECHNIQUES: CURRENT STATE AND THE FUTURE

Nikolay Zabotin*1, Catalin Negrea1, Oleg Godin2, Terence Bullett1

1University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
2Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA

 

09:00  G3-3  

NEW CAPABILITY AT SONDRESTROM RADAR: SUB-SECOND AURORAL ELECTRON DENSITY MEASUREMENTS

Asti Bhatt*1, Juha Vierinen2, Joshua Semeter3, Michael Hirsch3, Mary McCready1

1SRI International, Menlo Park, CA
2University of Trmoso, Tromso, NORWAY
3Boston University, Boston, MA

 

09:20  G3-4  

OPPORTUNITIES FOR POLAR CAP SCIENCE USING COORDINATED RISR-C AND RISR-N EXPERIMENTS

Roger H. Varney*1, Robert G. Gillies2

1Center for Geospace Studies, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA
2Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, CANADA

 

09:40  G3-5  

HIGH-ORDER PARTICLE-IN-CELL SIMULATIONS OF INCOHERENT SCATTER RADAR SPECTRA

Alex Fletcher*1,2, William Longley1, Meers M. Oppenheim1

1Center for Space Physics, Boston University, Boston, MA
2Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

 

10:00  Break

 

10:20  G3-6  

THE MIT INCOHERENT SCATTER PERFORMANCE SIMULATOR (MIPS)

Philip J. Erickson*1, Juha Vierinen2, Frank D. Lind1, Ryan Volz1

1Haystack Observatory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Westford, MA
2Physics and Technology, University of Tromso, Tromso, NORWAY

 

10:40  G3-7  

A SYNTHESIS ARRAY FOR RADIO AND RADAR IMAGING OF THE IONOSPHERE

Brett Isham*1, Terence Bullett2, Bjorn Gustavsson3, Vasyl Belyey4

1Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, Bayamon, PR
2University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
3University of Tromso, Tromso, NORWAY
4Pinhole AS, Tromso, NORWAY

 

11:00  G3-8  

COVARIANCE ESTIMATION OF POLARIZED SIGNALS WITH APPLICATION TO VECTOR SENSOR IMAGING

Ryan Volz1, Frank C. Robey2, Mary Knapp3, Frank D. Lind1, Philip J. Erickson*1

1Haystack Observatory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Westford, MA
2Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lexington, MA
3Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

 

11:20  G3-9  

CALCULATING THE ABSORPTION OF HF RADIO WAVES IN THE IONOSPHERE

Katherine A. Zawdie*, Douglas P. Drob, David E. Siskind, Clayton Coker

Space Science Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC

 

 

Session HEG2:  Lightning and its Interaction with the Ionosphere II

(Special Session)

Room 265

Co-Chairs: Robert Marshall, University of Colorado Boulder;

Morris Cohen, Georgia Institute of Technology;

Ningyu Liu, University of New Hampshire

 

10:20  HEG2-1  

THUNDERSTORM TO IONOSPHERE COUPLING: RECENT RESULTS AND FUTURE DIRECTION

Erin H. Lay*

ISR-2, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM

 

10:40  HEG2-2  

ION DYNAMICS IN LIGHTNING-INDUCED HEATING OF THE LOWER IONOSPHERE

Daniel A. Kotovsky*, Robert C. Moore

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

 

11:00  HEG2-3  

LWPC MODELING OF VLF PERTURBATIONS ON OVERLAPPING PROPAGATION PATHS FROM LIGHTNING INDUCED ENERGETIC ELECTRON PRECIPITATION

C. Renick*1, M. Golkowski1, S. Sarker1, M. B. Cohen2

1Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO
2Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

 

11:20  HEG2-4  

LWPC ANALYSIS OF LIGHTNING SFERIC ELF PROPAGATION VELOCITY

Sandeep R. Sarker*1, Mark Golkowski1, Chad Renick1, Robert Moore2, Neal Dupree2

1University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO
2University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

 

 

Session HG1:  Ionospheric Modification

(Special Session)

Room 105

Co-Chairs: Michael Sulzer, Arecibo Observatory;

Robert Moore, University of Florida

 

10:20  HG1-1  

IONOSPHERIC REMOTE SENSING USING BROADBAND SFERICS IN SPACE AND TIME

Jackson C. McCormick*, Morris B. Cohen

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

 

10:40  HG1-2  

IONOSPHERIC FEEDBACK INSTABILITY IN THE IONOSPHERIC ALFVEN RESONATOR AT HIGH LATITUDES: MODELING AND OBSERVATIONS

Beket Tulegenov*, Anatoly V. Streltsov

Physical Sciences, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL

 

11:00  HG1-3  

ARTIFICIAL IONOSPHERIC SCINTILLATION EXCITED DURING ACTIVE MODULATION OF THE IONOSPHERE

Alireza Mahmoudian*1, Wayne A. Scales2, Paul A. Bernhardt3, K. Papadopoulos4, G. Milikh4, S. Ghader1, A. Najmi4

1Institute of Geophysics, University of Tehran, Tehran, IRAN
2Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
3Plasma Physics, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC
4Physics and Astronomy, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

 

11:20  HG1-4  

HF MEASUREMENTS OF THE IONOSPHERE USING THE E-POP RADIO RECEIVER INSTRUMENT

Stanley J. Briczinski*1, Paul A. Bernhardt1, Carl A. Siefring1, Michael P. Sulzer2, Phil Perillat2, Eframir Franco2, Andrew Yau3, Andrew Howarth3, H. Gordon James3

1Plasma Physics Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC
2Arecibo Observatory, Arecibo, PR
3University of Calgary, Calgary, CANADA

 

 

Session J5:  New Telescopes, Techniques and Technology III

(Special Session)

Math 100

Co-Chairs: David DeBoer, University of California Berkeley;

Jeffery Mangum, National Radio Astronomy Observatory

 

08:20  J5-1  

SPHERICAL HARMONIC POWER SPECTRA AND THE LIGHT CONE PROBLEM IN INTENSITY MAPPING SURVEYS

Adrian Liu*

Astronomy, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

 

08:40  J5-2  

PRECISION SIMULATIONS OF COSMIC DAWN EXPERIMENTS

Adam E. Lanman*

Physics, Brown University, Providence, RI

 

09:00  J5-3  

INVESTIGATION ON IMPROVEMENT OF RADIO INTERFEROMETRY CALIBRATION USING REDUNDANT CALIBRATION ALONG WITH SKY MODEL CALIBRATION

Wenyang Li*, Jonathan C. Pober

Physics, Brown University, Providence, RI

 

09:20  J5-4 

THE BREAKTHROUGH LISTEN SETI PROGRAM

Dan Werthimer*1, David Anderson1, Jeff Cobb1, Steve Croft1, David DeBoer1, Jamie Drew2, J. Emilio Enriquez1, Daniel Farias1, Vishal Gajjar1, Greg Hellbourg1, Jack Hickish1, Barb Hoversten1, Howard Isaacson1, Pete Klupar2, Eric Korpela1, Matt Lebofsky1, David MacMahon1, Danny Price1, Chris Schodt1, Isaac Shivvers1, Pete Worden2

1Astronomy, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
2Breakthrough Prize Foundation, Moffett Field, CA

 

09:40  J5-5  

A SYMBIOTIC BEAMFORMING APPROACH FOR IMPROVED ASTRONOMICAL SURVEYS

Greg Hellbourg*

University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

 

10:00  Break

 

10:20  J5-6  

AN L-BAND CRYOGENIC PHASED ARRAY FOR THE GREEN BANK TELESCOPE: INSTRUMENTATION UPGRADES AND EXPANDED FIELD-OF-VIEW

William Shillue*1, Damodaran A. Roshi1, J R. Fisher1, Matthew A. Morgan1, Jason Castro1, Wavley Groves1, Tod Boyd1, Richard Prestage2, Steven White2, Robert Simon2, Vereese Van Tonder2, J D. Nelson2, Jason Ray2, Thomas Chamberlain2, Karl F. Warnick3, Brian Jeffs3

1Central Development Laboratory, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Charlottesville, VA
2Green Bank Observatory, Green Bank, WV

3Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

 

10:40  J5-7  

ULTRA LOW NOISE S-BAND LNA FOR DEEP SPACE COMMUNICATION

Andrew Janzen*

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA

 

11:00  J5-8  

AUTOMATED RADIO ASTRONOMY OBSERVATIONS WITH THE NASA DEEP SPACE NETWORK

Thomas B. H. Kuiper*1, Charles J. Naudet1, Cristina Garcia Miro2, Shinji Horiuchi3, Steven R. Levoe1, Danny Luong1, George Q. Wang1

1 NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
2Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aeroespacial, Ingenier a de Sistemas para la Defensa de Espana, Madrid, SPAIN
3Canberra Deep Space Communications Complex, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Canberra, AUSTRALIA

 

11:20  J5-9  

THE STATUS OF THE FIVE-HUNDRED-METER APERTURE SPHERICAL RADIO TELESCOPE

Di Li*, Youling Yue

National Astronomical Observatory China, Beijing, CHINA

 

 

Session K2:  Human Body Interactions with Antennas and Other Electromagnetic Devices

Room 155

Co-Chairs: Majid Manteghi, Virginia Tech;

Erdem Topsakal, Virginia Commonwealth University

 

08:20  K2-1  

MINIATURIZED ANTENNA SYSTEM DESIGNS AND CHARACTERIZATIONS FOR WIRELESS AND FULLY-PASSIVE BRAIN-MACHINE INTERFACE

Lingnan Song*, Yahya Rahmat-Samii

Electrical Engineering, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

 

08:40  K2-2  

INVESTIGATION OF CREEPING WAVE PROPAGATIONS AROUND THE HUMAN HEAD AND NECK AT ISM FREQUENCY BANDS

Drew G. Bresnahan*, Yang Li

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Baylor University, Waco, TX

 

09:00  K2-3  

CLASSIFICATION OF FINGER MOVEMENTS USING REFLECTION COEFFICIENT VARIATIONS OF A BODY-WORN ELECTRICALLY SMALL ANTENNA

Bin Xu*1, Yang Li1, Youngwook Kim2

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, Baylor University, Waco, TX
2Electrical and Computer Engineering, California State University, Fresno, Fresno, CA

 

09:20  K2-4  

UNINTENTIONAL RF ENERGY TRANSFER DURING ENDOSCOPY

Satheesh Bojja Venkatakrishnan*1, Edward L. Jones2, Asimina Kiourti1

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
2Surgery, University of Colorado, Denver, CO

 

09:40  K2-5  

NEW INSIGHT INTO ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD ENHANCED MAGNETIC ISOTOPE AND NUCLEAR SPIN EFFECTS ON BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS

Yanyu Xiong*

Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

 

10:00  Break

 

10:20  K2-6  

MAGNETIC INDUCTION COMMUNICATIONS FOR WIRELESS BODY AREA NETWORK

Negar Golestani*, Mahta Moghaddam

Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

 

10:40  K2-7  

NEAR-FIELD 1.4 GHZ PROBES FOR POWER DELIVERY TO DEEP TISSUE LAYERS

Parisa Momenroodaki*1, Mojtaba Fallahpour2, Zoya Popovic1

1University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
2Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

 

11:00  K2-8  

SIMULATION OF DYNAMIC LOWER-BODY ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE PROPAGATION WITH EXPERIMENTAL VERIFICATION

George Lee*, Brian Garner, Yang Li

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Baylor University, Waco, TX

 

11:20  K2-9  

MICROWAVE ABSORPTION IN THE BRAIN AT 5G USING REALISTIC COMPUTATIONAL AND IN VITRO HEAD MODELS

Roxanne Jassawalla*, Erdem Topsakal

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

 

 

FRIDAY AFTERNOON, 6 January 2017

 

Session B16:  Microstrip Antennas and Printed Devices

Room 1B40

Co-Chairs: Erdem Topsakal, Virginia Commonwealth University;

Ozlem Kilic, The Catholic University of America

 

13:20  B16-1  

SIMULATION AND FABRICATION OF A RECTIFIER ANTENNA AT THE PROPOSED 5G BAND

Panagiotis Efthymakis*, Afroditi V. Filippas, Erdem Topsakal

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

 

13:40  B16-2  

LOW COST MULTI-LAYERED ARRAY DESIGN FOR MM-WAVE COMMUNICATIONS

Varittha Sanphuang, Brock J. DeLong*, Markus Novak, Elias A. Alwan, John L. Volakis

Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 

14:00  B16-3  

DESIGN OF A MICROSTRIP PATCH ANTENNA FOR MICROWAVE SENSING OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTION LINES

Ali Foudazi*, Kristen M. Donnell

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Applied Microwave Nondestructive Testing Laboratory (AMNTL), Rolla, MO

 

14:20  B16-4  

CONCEPTUAL 3600 SCANNING BEAMFORMER DESIGN FOR MASSIVE MIMO SYSTEM

Tuan M. Nguyen*, Ozlem Kilic

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

 

14:40  B16-5  

INVESTIGATIONS OF WIDEBAND CIRCULAR POLARIZED HIGH GAIN MICROSTRIP PATCH ARRAY ANTENNA AT KU-BAND ON CURVED SURFACES

Roshin Rose George*, Alejandro T. Castro, Satish K. Sharma

Electrical and Computer Engineering, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

 

15:00  Break

 

15:20  B16-6  

A COMPACT MICROSTRIP ROTMAN LENS DESIGN

Toan K. Vo Dai*, Tuan Nguyen, Ozlem Kilic

The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

 

15:40  B16-7  

3D PRINTED ANTENNAS USING CONDUCTIVE FILAMENTS

Umar Hasni*, Ryan B. Green, Afroditi V. Filippas, Erdem Topsakal

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

 

16:00  B16-8 

SIGNAL INTERFERENCE-BASED BANDPASS FILTERS WITH FREQUENCY RECONFIGURABLE IN-BAND REJECTION BANDS

Dimitra Psychogiou*1, Roberto Gόmez-Garcίa2, Dimitrios Peroulis3

1Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
2Dpt. Signal Theory & Commun., University of Alcala, Alcala de Henares, Madrid, SPAIN
3Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

 

16:20  B16-9  

OPTICALLY TRANSPARENT ANTENNA FOR 5G COMMUNICATION

Ryan B. Green*, M.d. B. Ullah, Vitaliy Avrutin, Umit Ozgur, Hadis Morkoc, Erdem Topsakal

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

 

 

Session B17:  Numerical Methods

Room 200

Co-Chairs: Atef Elsherbeni, Colorado School of Mines;

Melinda Piket-May, University of Colorado Boulder

 

15:20  B17-1 

FAST SIMULATION OF MEASUREMENT-WHILE-DRILLING ELECTROMAGNETIC TELEMETRY USING THIN WIRE KERNEL AND LAYERED MEDIUM GREEN'S FUNCTION

Shubin Zeng*, Dawei Li, Donald R. Wilton, Jiefu Chen

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX

 

15:40  B17-2  

NULL-FIELD GENERATION METHOD APPLIED TO DOUBLE-HIGHER-ORDER METHOD OF MOMENTS SOLVER

Nabeel N. Moin*, Branislav M. Notaros

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

16:00  B17-3  

ENHANCEMENT OF HIGHER ORDER FDTD METHOD USING OPENCL, CUDA, AND MPI ON SINGLE AND MULTIPLE CPUS/GPUS

Alec Weiss*1, Sanjay DMello1, Ashik Akbar Basha1, Atef Z. Elsherbeni2, Melinda J. Piket-May1, Mohammed F. Hadi1,2,3

1Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
2Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO
3Electrical Engineering, Kuwait University, Kuwait, KUWAIT

 

16:20  B17-4  

OGIVE MODELING WITH CONFORMAL STANDARD AND HIGHER-ORDER FDTD

Ravi C. Bollimuntha1, Joseph Diener*2, Mohammed F. Hadi1,2,3, Melinda J. Piket-May1, Atef Z. Elsherbeni2

1Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
2Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO
3Kuwait University, Kuwait, KUWAIT

 

16:40  B17-5  

TOWARDS A REAL-TIME SOLUTION OF EXTREME-SCALE ELECTROMAGNETIC PROBLEMS

Brian MacKie-Mason*, Zhen Peng

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

 

17:00  B17-6  

A COMPARISON OF INTEGRATION SCHEMES FOR SOMMERFELD INTEGRAL EVALUATION IN THE HALF-SPACE PROBLEM

Dawei Li*, Donald R. Wilton, David R. Jackson, Ji Chen

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX

 

 

Session B18:  Advanced Modeling of EM Propagation

(Special Session)

Room 105

Co-Chairs: Jamesina Simpson, University of Utah;

Robert Marshall, University of Colorado Boulder

 

15:20  B18-1  

TECHNIQUES AND APPLICATIONS OF VLF PROPAGATION MODELING

Steven A. Cummer*, Bogdan Popa, Joel Weinert

Duke University, Durham, NC

 

15:40  B18-2  

MODELING VLF TRANSMITTER AMPLITUDE AND PHASE VARIATIONS IN THE EARTH-IONOSPHERE WAVEGUIDE

Robert A. Marshall*1, Thomas Wallace2, Michael Turbe3

1University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
2Vesperix Corporation, Arlington, VA
3Leidos Incorporated, Huntsville, AL

 

16:00  B18-3  

THREE-DIMENSIONAL FORWARD MODELING OF LIGHTNING-INDUCED ELECTRON PRECIPITATION FROM THE RADIATION BELTS

Austin P. Sousa*1, Robert A. Marshall2

1Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
2Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

 

16:20  B18-4  

MODELING ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE PROPAGATION IN SPACE PLASMA

Lunjin Chen*

Physics, Center for Space Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX

 

16:40  B18-5  

MODELING OF ULTRA-LOW-FREQUENCY WAVES IN EARTH'S MAGNETOSPHERE

Robert L. Lysak*1, Colin L. Waters2, Murray D. Sciffer2

1Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA

 

17:00  B18-6  

GLOBAL FDTD MODELING OF ULF SCATTERINGS FROM SUBMERGED OBJECTS

Sean Burns*1, Alireza Samimi2, Jamesina Simpson1

1University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
2Nanometrics, Milpitas, CA

 

 

Session F6:  Atmospheric Effects and EM Propagation during the

CASPER Field Campaign

(Special Session)

Room 150

Co-Chairs: Qing Wang, Naval Postgraduate School;

Katherine Horgan, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division

 

13:20  F6-1  

CASPER SCIENCE OBJECTIVES REVIEW AND MONIN-OBUKHOV SIMILARITY FOR EVAPORATIVE DUCT CHARACTERIZATIONS

Qing Wang*1, Robin C. Cherrett2, Denny P. Alappattu1,3, Kyle B. Franklin1, Ryan T. Yamaguchi1, Richard J. Lind1, John A. Kalogiros4

1Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
2Meteorology and Oceanography, US Navy
3Moss Landing Marine Laboratory, Moss Landing, CA
4National Observatory of Athens, Athens, GREECE

 

13:40  F6-2  

OBSERVATIONS OF INTERNAL MARINE ATMOSPHERIC BOUNDARY LAYER DEVELOPMENT DURING THE CASPER EAST CAMPAIGN

Adam J. Christman*1, H. J. S. Fernando1, Raghavendra Krishnamurthy1, David Grober2, Chris Hocut3, Ed Creegan3, Qing Wang4

1University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
2Motion Picture Marine-Perfect Horizon Stabilization, Marina del Rey, CA
3U.S. Army Research Laboratory, White Sands, NM
4Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA

 

14:00  F6-3  

CHARACTERIZATION OF THE ENVIRONMENT ALONG AN X-BAND PROPAGATION PATH USING THE CONTROLLED TOWED VEHICLE (CTV) DURING CASPER-EAST

Djamal Khelif*1, Robert J. Burkholder2, Caglar Yardim2, Qing Wang3

1Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
2Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
3Meteorology, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA

 

14:20  F6-4  

VARIABILITY OF EVAPORATION DUCT PROPERTIES OBSERVED IN A COASTAL ENVIRONMENT DURING CASPER

Denny P. Alappattu*1,2, Qing Wang1, John Kalogiros3

1Meteorology, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
2Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing, CA
3National Observatory of Athens, Athens, Greece, GREECE

 

14:40  F6-5  

EVAPORATION DUCT HEIGHT ESTIMATION FROM UWB LOWER ATMOSPHERIC PROPAGATION (LATPROP) MEASUREMENT SYSTEM

Luyao Xu*1, Caglar Yardim1, Swagato Mukherjee1, Robert J. Burkholder1, Jon Pozderac1, Adam Christman2, Harindra Fernando2, Qing Wang3, Edward Creegan4

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, ElectroScience Laboratory, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
2University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
3Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
4Army Research Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, NM

 

15:00  Break

 

15:20  F6-6  

EVAPORATION DUCT HEIGHT COMPARISONS FROM X-BAND EM PROPAGATION MEASUREMENTS OF THE CASPER CAMPAIGN AND NAVSLAM PREDICTIONS

Qi Wang*1, Robert J. Burkholder1, Luyao Xu1, Jon Pozderac1, Swagato Mukherjee1, Caglar Yardim1, Adam Christman2, Harindra J. Fernando2, Qing Wang3, Edward Creegan4

1The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
2University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
3Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
4Army Research Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, NM

 

15:40  F6-7  

NUMERICAL MODELING OF SHIP MOTION AND SEA SURFACE ROUGHNESS EFFECTS ON X-BAND EM PROPAGATION MEASUREMENTS OF THE CASPER CAMPAIGNS

Qi Wang*, Robert Burkholder, Caglar Yardim, Jon Pozderac

Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 

16:00  F6-8  

EO/IR, RF AND MM-WAVE PROPAGATION MEASUREMENTS IN THE MARINE ATMOSPHERIC SURFACE LAYER DURING THE CASPER ENVIRONMENT

Thomas R. Hanley*1, Marc B. Airola1, Andrea M. Brown1, David M. Brown1, Benjamin J. Drewry1, Jonathan Z. Gehman1, Richard M. Giannola1, Randall T. Hanna1, Ian M. Hughes1, Amit V. Itagi1, Jessica K. Makowski1, Michael E. Thomas1, Qing Wang2, Adam H. Willitsford1, Nathaniel S. Winstead1

1Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, Laurel, MD
2Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA

 

16:20  F6-9  

MEASUREMENTS OF ATMOSPHERIC TURBULENT REFRACTIVITY IN COASTAL ZONE AND MICROWAVE PROPAGATION

Frank Ryan*1, Steven Russell2

1Applied Technology, Inc., San Diego, CA
2CODE 331, Office of Naval Research, Arlington, VA

 

16:40  F6-10  

APPLYING REFRACTIVITY FROM RADIO (RFR) INVERSIONS TO ENHANCE LOCAL NWP SIMULATIONS DURING THE CASPER EAST MEASUREMENT CAMPAIGN

Edward Bertot*1, Hank Owen2, Ted Rogers1

1Atmospheric Propagation, SSC Pacific, San Diego, CA
2HS Owen LLC, Medford, NJ

 

17:00  F6-11  

DUCTING CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH OFFSHORE FLOW AND MARITIME AIR INTERACTIONS DURING CASPER EAST FIELD CAMPAIGN

Marcela Ulate*1, Qing Wang1, Tracy Haack2, Teddy Holt2

1Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
2Naval Research Laboratory, Monterey, CA

 

 

Session GH2:  Meteors, Orbital Debris and Dusty Plasmas II

(Special Session)

Room 200

Co-Chairs: Eric Gillman, Naval Research Laboratory;

Julio Urbina, Pennsylvania State University;

Edward Thomas, Auburn University

 

13:20  GH2-1  

RECENT ADVANCES IN EXPLORING IONOSPHERIC DUSTY PLASMAS USING GROUNDBASED HIGH POWER HIGH FREQUENCY (HF) RADIOWAVE HEATING

Wayne Scales*

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

 

13:40  GH2-2  

ON DUST CHARGING PROCESS ASSOCIATED WITH METEORIC SMOKE PARTICLES (MSP) IN THE MESOSPHERE

Alireza Mahmoudian*1, W.a. Scales2, M. Kosch3,4, A. Senior4, A. Mohebalhojeh1, M. Farahani1, S. Ghader1

1Institute of Geophysics, University of Tehran, Tehran, IRAN
2Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
3South African National Space Agency, Hermanus, SOUTH AFRICA
4Physics, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UNITED KINGDOM

 

14:00  GH2-3  

DUSTY PLASMA MICROPARTICLE CONTROL AND RAPID EXPANSION IN A MAGNETIZED GLOW DISCHARGE

Eric D. Gillman*, W E. Amatucci

Plasma Physics Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC

 

14:20  GH2-4  

PROBE-INDUCED DUST VOIDS IN THE MAGNETIZED DUSTY PLASMA EXPERIMENT (MDPX)

Spencer LeBlanc*, Edward Thomas

Auburn University, Auburn, AL

 

14:40  GH2-5  

GROUND AND ISS APPLICATIONS OF PARTICLE IMAGE VELOCIMETRY DIAGNOSTICS FOR THE PK-4 AND PLASMALAB/EKOPLASMA MICROGRAVITY COMPLEX PLASMA EXPERIMENTS

Edward Thomas*1, Taylor Hall1, Jeremiah Williams2, Uwe Konopka1, Tetyana Antonova3, Christina Knapek3, Mikhail Pustylnik3, Hubertus Thomas3

1Physics, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
2Physics, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH
3Complex Plasma Division, Deutsches Zentrum f
r Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR), Oberpfaffenhofen, GERMANY

 

 

Session H5:  Waves in Outer Solar System Plasmas

(Special Session)

Room 265

Co-Chairs: William Kurth, University of Iowa;

George Hospodarsky, University of Iowa

 

13:20  H5-1  

PLASMA WAVES AT MARS: MAVEN OBSERVATIONS

Suranga Ruhunusiri*1, Jasper S. Halekas1, Yuki Harada2, Gina A. DiBraccio3, Norberto Romanelli4,5, Jared R. Espley3, Laila Andersson6, Christian Mazelle4,5, David A. Brain6, David L. Mitchell2, Bruce M. Jakosky6

1The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
3Solar System Exploration Division, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
4CNRS, IRAP, Toulouse, FRANCE
5University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, FRANCE
6Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

 

13:40  H5-2  

FIRST OBSERVATIONS NEAR JUPITER BY THE JUNO WAVES INVESTIGATION

William S. Kurth*1, Masafumi Imai1, George B. Hospodarsky1, Donald A. Gurnett1, Sadie S. Tetrick1, Scott J. Bolton2, John E. P. Connerney3, Steven M. Levin4

1University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX
3NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
4 NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA

 

14:00  H5-3  

LANGMUIR WAVES DETECTED BY THE JUNO WAVES INSTRUMENT UPSTREAM OF THE JOVIAN BOW SHOCK

George B. Hospodarsky*1, William S. Kurth1, Donald A. Gurnett1, Scott J. Bolton2, Steven M. Levin3, John E. P. Connerney4

1Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX
3 NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA
4NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

 

14:20 H5-4  

JUPITER'S DECAMETRIC RADIATION OBSERVED BY JUNO AND EARTH-BASED RADIO OBSERVATORIES

Masafumi Imai*1, William S. Kurth1, George B. Hospodarsky1, Scott J. Bolton2, John E. P. Connerney3, Steven M. Levin4, Laurent Lamy5, Tracy E. Clarke6, Charles A. Higgins7

1University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX
3NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
4NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA
5Observatoire de Paris, Meudon, FRANCE
6Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC
7Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

 

14:40  H5-5  

AN INVESTIGATION OF WHISTLER-MODE AURORAL HISS AT JUPITER USING THE JUNO SPACECRAFT

Sadie S. Tetrick*1, William S. Kurth1, Masafumi Imai1, George B. Hospodarsky1, Donald A. Gurnett1, Scott J. Bolton2, John E. P. Connerney3, Steven M. Levin4, Barry H. Mauk5

1University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX
3NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
4NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA
5Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD

 

15:00  Break

 

15:20  H5-6  

ELECTRON AND PROTON WHISTLERS DETECTED AT JUPITER BY THE JUNO SPACECRAFT

D. A. Gurnett*1, W. S. Kurth1, G. B. Hospodarsky1, S. J. Bolton2, J. E. P. Connerney3, S. M. Levin4

1University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX
3NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
4 NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA

 

15:40  H5-7  

AN OVERVIEW OF SATURN RADIO EMISSIONS

Shengyi Ye*1, William S. Kurth1, Georg Fischer2, John D. Menietti1, Donald A. Gurnett1

1Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2Space Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Graz, AUSTRIA

 

 

Session J6:  Observatory Reports and Lessons Learned

(Special Session)

Math 100

Co-Chairs: David DeBoer, University of California Berkeley;

Jeffery Mangum, National Radio Astronomy Observatory

 

13:20  J6-1  

OWENS VALLEY RADIO OBSERVATORY SITE REPORT

James W. Lamb*

California Institute of Technology, Big Pine, CA

 

13:40  J6-2  

THE GREEN BANK TELESCOPE: A STATUS UPDATE

Richard M. Prestage*, Robert Anderson, Joseph Brandt, Dennis Egan, Felix J. Lockman, Randy McCullough, Mark Whitehead

Green Bank Observatory, Green Bank, WV

 

14:00  J6-3  

EXTREMELY LOW-NOISE CRYOGENIC AMPLIFIERS FOR RADIO ASTRONOMY: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

Marian W. Pospieszalski*

Central Development Laboratory, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Charlottesville, VA

 

 

Session J7:  Planetary Remote Sensing

(Special Session)

Math 100

Co-Chairs: Bryan Butler, National Radio Astronomy Observatory;

Peter Williams, Harvard University

 

15:20  J7-1  

EARLY OBSERVATIONS OF JUPITER WITH JUNO'S MICROWAVE RADIOMETER

Michael A. Janssen*1, Scott J. Bolton2, Steven M. Levin1, Virgil Adumitroaie1, Michael D. Allison3, John K. Arballo1, Sushil K. Atreya4, Amadeo Bellotti5, Shannon T. Brown1, Andrew P. Ingersoll6, Laura A. Jewell1, Cheng Li1, Liming Li7, Jonathan I. Lunine8, Sidharth Misra1, Glenn S. Orton1, Maarten Roos4, Daniel Santos-Costa2, Edwin Sarkissian1, Paul G. Steffes5, Ross Williamson1

1NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA
2Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX
3Goddard Institute of Space Studies, New York, NY
4University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
5Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
6California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
7University of Texas, Houston, TX
8Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

 

16:00  J7-2  

USE OF THE JUNO MICROWAVE RADIOMETER (MWR) IN THE STUDY OF JOVIAN ATMOSPHERIC COMPOSITION, STRUCTURE, AND DYNAMICS

Amadeo Bellotti*1, Paul G. Steffes1, Michael A. Janssen2, Steven M. Levin2, Samuel Gulkis2

1Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
2NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA

 

16:20  J7-3  

INVESTIGATING AMMONIA GAS IN THE JOVIAN ATMOSPHERE USING CENTIMETER WAVELENGTH TOTAL FLUX

Ramsey L. Karim*1, David DeBoer1, Imke de Pater1, Garrett Keating2

1Astronomy, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
2Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA

 

16:40  J7-4  

IMPROVING THE PLANETARY EPHEMERIS WITH VLBA ASTROMETRY: TRANSITIONING FROM CASSINI TO JUNO

Dayton Jones*1, William Folkner2, Robert Jacobson2, Christopher Jacobs2, Jonathan Romney3, Vivek Dhawan3, Edward Fomalont4

1Space Science Institute, Boulder, CO
2NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
3National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro, NM
4National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Charlottesville, VA

 

17:00  J7-5  

OBSERVATIONS OF SOLAR SYSTEM BODIES WITH THE VLA AND ALMA

Bryan Butler*

National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro, NM

 

17:20  J7-6  

INVESTIGATING THE ICE SHELL AND BURIED OCEAN ON EUROPA WITH THE SCHUMANN RESONANCE

Thomas Marshall Eubanks*

Asteroid Initiatives LLC, Clifton, VA

 

 

Session K3:  Electromagnetics and Thermal Therapy: Advances in Treatment Planning

(Special Session)

Room 155

Co-Chairs: John Stang, University of Southern California;

Michael Fromandi, University of Colorado Boulder

 

13:20  K3-1  

MULTI-FUNCTIONAL PHOTOACOUSTIC IMAGING OF TUMOR ENVIRONMENT IN THERMOTHERAPY

Junjie Yao*

Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC

 

13:40  K3-2  

ESTIMATION OF TEMPERATURE INCREASE FOR PASSIVE IMPLANTS UNDERGOING MRI PROCEDURE

Anirudh S. Annavajhala, Ran Guo*

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX

 

14:00  K3-3  

RFI MITIGATION IN MICROWAVE RADIOMETERS FOR INTERNAL BODY THERMOMETRY VIA ADAPTIVE FILTERING

Michael Fromandi*, Parisa Momenroodaki, Zoya Popovic

Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

 

14:20  K3-4  

RECENT ADVANCES IN REAL-TIME MICROWAVE IMAGING FOR THERMAL THERAPY MONITORING

John Stang*, Guanbo Chen, Mahta Moghaddam

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

 

14:40  K3-5  

THE HEALTH RISK FOR PHYSICIANS PERFORMING MICROWAVE ABLATION FOR LIVER CANCER TREATMENT

Angelica M. Sunga*, Umar Hasni, Erdem Topsakal

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

 

 

SATURDAY MORNING, 7 January 2017

 

08:00 11:00 USNC-URSI Executive Council Breakfast Meeting, Marriott Hotel