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Single-Element and MIMO Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antennas with Negligible Back Radiation for 5G Mid-Band Handsets (2022)
Journal Article
Alnahwi, F. M., Al-Yasir, Y. I. A., See, C. H., & Abd-Alhameed, R. A. (2022). Single-Element and MIMO Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antennas with Negligible Back Radiation for 5G Mid-Band Handsets. Sensors, 22(8), Article 3067. https://doi.org/10.3390/s22083067

In this paper, single-element and MIMO microstrip antenna with two pairs of unequal slits is proposed as a circularly polarized antenna with negligible back radiation for 5G mid-band handsets. The unequal pairs of slits are engraved on the antenna pa... Read More about Single-Element and MIMO Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antennas with Negligible Back Radiation for 5G Mid-Band Handsets.

Improved Adaptive Impedance Matching for RF Front-End Systems of Wireless Transceivers (2020)
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Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., Shukla, . P., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., Falcone, F., & Limiti, . E. (2020). Improved Adaptive Impedance Matching for RF Front-End Systems of Wireless Transceivers. Scientific Reports, 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-71056-0

In this paper an automatic adaptive antenna impedance tuning algorithm is presented that is based on quantum inspired genetic optimization technique. The proposed automatic quantum genetic algorithm (AQGA) is used to find the optimum solution for a l... Read More about Improved Adaptive Impedance Matching for RF Front-End Systems of Wireless Transceivers.

Study on Improvement of the Performance Parameters of a Novel 0.41-0.47 THz On-Chip Antenna Based on Metasurface Concept Realized on 50um GaAs-Layer (2020)
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Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., See, C. H., Shukla, P., Salekzamankhani, S., Abd-Alhameed, R., …Limiti, E. (2020). Study on Improvement of the Performance Parameters of a Novel 0.41-0.47 THz On-Chip Antenna Based on Metasurface Concept Realized on 50um GaAs-Layer. Scientific Reports, 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-68105-z

A feasibility study is presented on the performance parameters of a novel on-chip antenna based on metasurface technology at terahertz band. The proposed metasurface on-chip antenna is constructed on an electrically thin high-permittivity gallium ars... Read More about Study on Improvement of the Performance Parameters of a Novel 0.41-0.47 THz On-Chip Antenna Based on Metasurface Concept Realized on 50um GaAs-Layer.

Analysis of a wooden specimen's mechanical properties through acoustic measurements in the very near field (2020)
Journal Article
Pantelić, F., Mijić, M., Šumarac Pavlović, D., Ridley-Ellis, D., & Dudeš, D. (2020). Analysis of a wooden specimen's mechanical properties through acoustic measurements in the very near field. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 147(4), EL320-EL325. https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0001030

This paper presents the method for prediction of some basic mechanical parameters of a wood specimen by using simple instrumentation. The standard acoustic method for assessment of modulus of elasticity using the impulse excitation is extended by usi... Read More about Analysis of a wooden specimen's mechanical properties through acoustic measurements in the very near field.

Mutual Coupling Reduction of Dual-Band Uni-Planar MIMO System Using Neutralization Line Technique (2020)
Journal Article
Saleh, A. M., Nagem, T. A., Abd-Alhameed, R., Noras, J., & See, C. H. (2020). Mutual Coupling Reduction of Dual-Band Uni-Planar MIMO System Using Neutralization Line Technique. The Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal, 35(2), 176-186

This paper presents a low–profile dual-band (2×2) MIMO antenna that works at 2.4GHz, 5.2GHz and 5.8GHz for wireless local area networks (WLAN) applications. A neutralization line technique for enhancing the isolation is used by introducing strip line... Read More about Mutual Coupling Reduction of Dual-Band Uni-Planar MIMO System Using Neutralization Line Technique.

Isolation Enhancement of Densely Packed Array Antennas with Periodic MTM-Photonic Bandgap for SAR and MIMO Systems (2019)
Journal Article
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., Shukla, P., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., Falcone, F., …Limiti, E. (2020). Isolation Enhancement of Densely Packed Array Antennas with Periodic MTM-Photonic Bandgap for SAR and MIMO Systems. IET microwaves, antennas & propagation, 14(3), 183-188. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-map.2019.0362

A metamaterial photonic bandgap (MTM-PBG) periodic structure is used as a decoupling frame to improve the isolation between transmit–receive (T/R) sections of densely packed array antenna in synthetic aperture radar (SAR) and multiple-input multiple-... Read More about Isolation Enhancement of Densely Packed Array Antennas with Periodic MTM-Photonic Bandgap for SAR and MIMO Systems.

Silicon-Based 0.450-0.475 THz Series-Fed Double Dielectric Resonator On-Chip Antenna Array Based on Metamaterial Properties for Integrated-Circuits (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., See, C., Abd-Alhameed, R., Falcone, F., & Limiti, E. (2019). Silicon-Based 0.450-0.475 THz Series-Fed Double Dielectric Resonator On-Chip Antenna Array Based on Metamaterial Properties for Integrated-Circuits. In 2019 Thirteenth International Congress on Artificial Materials for Novel Wave Phenomena (Metamaterials)https://doi.org/10.1109/MetaMaterials.2019.8900949

The antenna array designed to operate over 0.450-0.475 Terahertz comprises two dielectric resonators (DRs) that are stacked vertically on top of each other and placed on the surface of the slot antenna fabricated on a silicon substrate using standard... Read More about Silicon-Based 0.450-0.475 THz Series-Fed Double Dielectric Resonator On-Chip Antenna Array Based on Metamaterial Properties for Integrated-Circuits.

High-Performance 50μm Silicon-Based On-Chip Antenna with High Port-To-Port Isolation Implemented by Metamaterial and SIW Concepts for THz Integrated Systems (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., See, C., Abd-Alhameed, R., Falcone, F., & Limiti, E. (2019). High-Performance 50μm Silicon-Based On-Chip Antenna with High Port-To-Port Isolation Implemented by Metamaterial and SIW Concepts for THz Integrated Systems. In 2019 Thirteenth International Congress on Artificial Materials for Novel Wave Phenomena (Metamaterials)https://doi.org/10.1109/MetaMaterials.2019.8900874

A novel 50μm Silicon-based on-chip antenna is presented that combines metamaterial (MTM) and substrate integrated waveguide (SIW) technologies for integration in THz circuits operating from 0.28 to 0.30 THz. The antenna structure comprises a square p... Read More about High-Performance 50μm Silicon-Based On-Chip Antenna with High Port-To-Port Isolation Implemented by Metamaterial and SIW Concepts for THz Integrated Systems.

Expanding the portfolio of tribo-positive materials: aniline formaldehyde condensates for high charge density triboelectric nanogenerators (2019)
Journal Article
Zhao, P., Soin, N., Kumar, A., Shi, L., Guan, S., Tsonos, C., …Luo, J. (2020). Expanding the portfolio of tribo-positive materials: aniline formaldehyde condensates for high charge density triboelectric nanogenerators. Nano Energy, 67, Article 104291. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2019.104291

The rapid uptake of energy harvesting triboelectric nanogenerators (TENGs) for self-powered electronics requires the development of high-performance tribo-materials capable of providing large power outputs. This work reports on the synthesis and use... Read More about Expanding the portfolio of tribo-positive materials: aniline formaldehyde condensates for high charge density triboelectric nanogenerators.

Antenna for Ultra-Wideband Applications with Non-Uniform Defected Ground Plane and Offset Aperture-Coupled Cylindrical Dielectric Resonators (2019)
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Zebiri, C., Sayad, D., Elfergani, I., Kosha, J., Mshwat, W., See, C. H., …Abd-Alhameed, R. (2019). Antenna for Ultra-Wideband Applications with Non-Uniform Defected Ground Plane and Offset Aperture-Coupled Cylindrical Dielectric Resonators. IEEE Access, 7, 166776-166787. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2949527

A new compact Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antenna (CDRA) with a defected ground for ultra-wideband applications is presented. The structure is based on two cylindrical dielectric resonators asymmetrically located with respect to the center of an... Read More about Antenna for Ultra-Wideband Applications with Non-Uniform Defected Ground Plane and Offset Aperture-Coupled Cylindrical Dielectric Resonators.

Design of mobile band subsurface antenna for drainage infrastructure monitoring (2019)
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See, C. H., Kosha, J., Mshwat, W. A., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., Ong, F. L., McEwan, N. J., & Excell, P. S. (2019). Design of mobile band subsurface antenna for drainage infrastructure monitoring. IET microwaves, antennas & propagation, 13(13), 2380-2385. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-map.2019.0243

This paper presents an underground subsurface wireless sensor for drainage infrastructure water level monitoring. It operates from 800 to 2170 MHz to cover the required GSM850/900, GSM1800/1900 and UMTS bands. The system consists of a wideband antenn... Read More about Design of mobile band subsurface antenna for drainage infrastructure monitoring.

Antennas for Emerging 5G Systems (2019)
Journal Article
Sayidmarie, K. H., McEwan, N. J., Excell, P. S., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., & See, C. H. (2019). Antennas for Emerging 5G Systems. International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, 2019, 1-3. https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/9290210

5G will support significantly faster mobile broadband speeds and extensive mobile data usage, as well as enabling the full potential of the Internet of Things. From virtual reality and autonomous cars, to the industrial internet and smart cities, 5G... Read More about Antennas for Emerging 5G Systems.

Mutual-Coupling Isolation Using Embedded Metamaterial EM Bandgap Decoupling Slab for Densely Packed Array Antennas (2019)
Journal Article
Alibakhshikenari, M., Khalily, M., Virdee, B. S., Hwang See, C., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., & Limiti, E. (2019). Mutual-Coupling Isolation Using Embedded Metamaterial EM Bandgap Decoupling Slab for Densely Packed Array Antennas. IEEE Access, 9, 51827-51840. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2909950

This article presents a unique technique to enhance isolation between transmit/receive radiating elements in densely packed array antenna by embedding a metamaterial (MTM) electromagnetic bandgap (EMBG) structure in the space between the radiating el... Read More about Mutual-Coupling Isolation Using Embedded Metamaterial EM Bandgap Decoupling Slab for Densely Packed Array Antennas.

Beam‐scanning leaky‐wave antenna based on CRLH‐metamaterial for millimetre‐wave applications (2019)
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Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., Shukla, P., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., Khalily, M., …Limiti, E. (2019). Beam‐scanning leaky‐wave antenna based on CRLH‐metamaterial for millimetre‐wave applications. IET microwaves, antennas & propagation, 13(8), 1129-1133. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-map.2018.5101

This paper presents empirical results of an innovative beam scanning leaky-wave antenna (LWA) which enables scanning over a wide angle from -35o to +34.5o between 57 GHz and 62 GHz, with broadside radiation centered at 60 GHz. The proposed LWA design... Read More about Beam‐scanning leaky‐wave antenna based on CRLH‐metamaterial for millimetre‐wave applications.

Curvilinear MetaSurfaces for Surface Wave Manipulation. (2019)
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La Spada, L., Spooner, C., Haq, S., & Hao, Y. (2019). Curvilinear MetaSurfaces for Surface Wave Manipulation. Scientific Reports, 9(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-36451-8

Artificial sheet materials, known as MetaSurfaces, have been applied to fully control both space and surface waves due to their exceptional abilities to dynamically tailor wave fronts and polarization states, while maintaining small footprints. Howev... Read More about Curvilinear MetaSurfaces for Surface Wave Manipulation..

Mutual Coupling Suppression Between Two Closely Placed Microstrip Patches Using EM-Bandgap Metamaterial Fractal Loading (2019)
Journal Article
Alibakhshikenari, M., Khalily, M., Virdee, B. S., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., & Limiti, E. (2019). Mutual Coupling Suppression Between Two Closely Placed Microstrip Patches Using EM-Bandgap Metamaterial Fractal Loading. IEEE Access, 7, 23606-23614. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2899326

An approach is proposed to reduce mutual coupling between two closely spaced radiating elements. This is achieved by inserting a fractal isolator between the radiating elements. The fractal isolator is an electromagnetic bandgap structure based on me... Read More about Mutual Coupling Suppression Between Two Closely Placed Microstrip Patches Using EM-Bandgap Metamaterial Fractal Loading.

Metasurfaces for Advanced Sensing and Diagnostics (2019)
Journal Article
La Spada, L. (2019). Metasurfaces for Advanced Sensing and Diagnostics. Sensors, 19(2), 355. https://doi.org/10.3390/s19020355

Interest in sensors and their applications is rapidly evolving, mainly driven by the huge demand of technologies whose ultimate purpose is to improve and enhance health and safety. Different electromagnetic technologies have been recently used and ac... Read More about Metasurfaces for Advanced Sensing and Diagnostics.

Dynamic Analysis Model of a Class E2 Converter for Low Power Wireless Charging Links (2019)
Journal Article
Bati, A., Luk, P., Aldhaher, S., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., & Excell, P. (2019). Dynamic Analysis Model of a Class E2 Converter for Low Power Wireless Charging Links. IET Circuits, Devices and Systems, 13(3), 399-405. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-cds.2018.5091

A dynamic response analysis model of a Class E2 converter for wireless power transfer applications is presented. The converter operates at 200 kHz and consists of an induction link with its primary coil driven by a class E inverter and the secondary... Read More about Dynamic Analysis Model of a Class E2 Converter for Low Power Wireless Charging Links.

Double-Port Slotted-Antenna with Multiple Miniaturized Radiators for Wideband Wireless Communication Systems and Portable Devices (2019)
Journal Article
Alibakhshikenari, M., Khalily, M., Virdee, B. S., Ali, A., Shukla, P., See, C. H., …Limiti, E. (2019). Double-Port Slotted-Antenna with Multiple Miniaturized Radiators for Wideband Wireless Communication Systems and Portable Devices. Progress in Electromagnetics Research C: PIER C, 90, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.2528/pierc18011204

Proof-of-concept is presented of a novel slot antenna structure with two excitation ports. Although this antenna provides a wide impedance bandwidth, its peak gain and optimum radiation efficiency are observed at its mid-band operational frequency. The... Read More about Double-Port Slotted-Antenna with Multiple Miniaturized Radiators for Wideband Wireless Communication Systems and Portable Devices.

A New Approach for Patent Use in Student Design Engineering Projects (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Maclachlan, R., Wodehouse, A., & Vasantha, G. (2018). A New Approach for Patent Use in Student Design Engineering Projects. In Design Education: Diversity or Conformity? Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE18)

This paper presents a new philosophy for patent use in student design projects; patents are more valuable when viewed as creative and learning resources rather than as a list of prior art to be considered for infringement. A practical approach to pat... Read More about A New Approach for Patent Use in Student Design Engineering Projects.