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יום שני, 2 נובמבר, 2015
09:15-10:30   MO1: Plenary Session - Radar and Microwave Technologies
Salon A,Salon B,Salon C

Chair: Jeffrey Pawlan

09:20Unique Multi Mission Radar in Iron Dome System
Israel Oznovich
Elta Systems Ltd., Ashdod, Israel

GaN Technology and Applications

Frank Traut
RF and Microwave Technology, MACOM Technology, USA
10:30-11:00   Coffee Break
11:00-12:50   MO2A: Plenary Opening Session MO2B: Plenary Session - Defense Challenges and Green Communication
Salon A,Salon B,Salon C

Welcome Address:

Shmuel Auster, Conference Chair

Amir Boag, Technical Program Committee Chair

Doug Zuckerman, ComSoc

George Ponchak, IEEE MTTS

Andrew Gibson, EUMW 2016 Chair

Guy Sene, Keysight Technologies


Chair: Doug Zuckerman


Green Radio Communication Technologies for 5G and Beyond

Hanna Bogucka
Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, Poland
12:15The Techno Challenges of Maritime Information Warfare
Dale F. Reding
National Defence, Ottawa, Canada
12:50-14:20   Lunch
14:20-16:10   MO3A: Power Amplifiers and Device Modeling
Salon A

Chair: Avram Bar-Cohen


Microwave and Millimeter Wave Power Amplifiers: Technology, Applications, Benchmarks, and Future Trends

James J. Komiak
BAE Systems, Nashua, United States

Design Aspects and Performance of Cost-efficient Packaged Power Amplifiers

Alexandre Bessemoulin, Jabra Tarazi, Peter Evans, Simon J. Mahon
MACOM, North Sydney, Australia

Examples of High-speed Harmonic Load Pull Investigations of High-Efficiency GaN Power Transistors

Mauro Marchetti1, Thomas Maier2, Vincenzo Carruba2, Stephan Maroldt2, Markus Markus Mußer2, Ruediger Quay2
1 Anteverta-mw B.V., Delft, Netherlands
2 Fraunhofer Institute of Applied Solid-State Physics (IAF), Freiburg, Germany

A 2-19 GHz, High-Gain MMIC PA on an Advanced GaN Process

Raj Santhakumar, Tuong Nguyen
Qorvo, Texas, USA

High Efficiency Doherty Power Amplifier Design using Enhanced Poly-Harmonic Distortion Model (1147)

Christophe Maziere, Damien Gapillout, Alain Xiong, Tony Gasseling
Amcad Engineering, Limoges, France
14:20-16:10   MO3B: Antennas I
Salon B

Chair: Reuven Shavit


Wide-angle Scanning Optical Linear Phased Array

Zeev Iluz1, Amir Boag2
1 CST AG, Darmstadt, Germany
2 Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
14:40Reconfigurable Band Pass Filter Design Using Active Frequency Selective Surface
Vladimir Vulfin, Reuven Shavit
Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
Efficient EM CAD and Optimization of Antennas and Arrays by Hybrid Methods
Fritz Arndt
University of Bremen, MIG - Microwave Innovation Group, Bremen, Germany
15:20Material Induced Changes of Antenna Performance in Vehicular Applications
Gerald Artner, Robert Langwieser, Christoph Mecklenbrauker
Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria

Novel microwave antennas based on magnetostatic-mode ferrite resonators (1056)

Eugene O. Kamenetskii, Maksim Berezin, Reuven Shavit
Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
14:20-16:10   MO3C: Radar Signal Processing
Salon C

Chair: John Rice


Invariant Polarimetric Parameters for Signal Processing in Weather Radar

Anna N. Rudyakova, Rustem B. Sinitsyn, Felix J. Yanovsky
National Aviation University, Kiev, Ukraine

Increased Ambiguity Resolution in Digital Radio Frequency Receivers

John C. Rice, Robert F. Mills, Jesse Peterson, Michael A. Temple
Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, United States

Radar MTI 3-pulse Canceller Design for slow targets

Nadav Levanon, Itzik Cohen
Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

ISAR Imaging of Multiple Targets Based on Sparse Representations

Xiao Dong, Yunhua Zhang, Xiang Gu, Wenshuai Zhai
Center for Space Science and Applied Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

SAR imagery by RotoSAR

Massimiliano Pieraccini, Federico Papi, Silvestro Rocchio
University of Florence, Firenze, Italy
14:20-16:10   MO3H: Networking Technologies: Synchronization, Interference Mitigation and Spectrum Utilization
Royal H

Chair: Arie Reichman


Evolution of space architecture and technologies for ultra broadband communications

Massimo Comparini
Italian Space Technology Platform, Italy
14:45Distributed Network Synchronization
Arie Reichman, Miri Priesler, Shahaf Israel Wayer
Ruppin Academic Center, Emek Hefer, Israel
15:05Synchronization for NC-OFDM-based Cognitive Radio, robust against narrowband Primary User
Pawel Kryszkiewicz, Hanna Bogucka
Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, Poland
15:30Radio Frequency Interference Cancellation in Wireless Communication Systems
Solon Jose Spiegel1, Lior Blanka2, Haim Kupershmidt2, Haim Ben Sinour2, Yaki Abecasis2, Adi Levi2, Moshe Haiut2
1 Rio Systems, Givat Shmuel, Israel
2 DSPG, Herzliya, Israel

Heterogeneous Spectrum Bands Aggregation Prototype with Cognitive Radio Capabilities

Emmanouil Antonopoulos1,2, Fotis Plessas1,2, Fotis Foukalas1,2, Ioannis Zografopoulos1,2
1 Athena Research and Innovation Center, Patras, Greece
2 University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece
14:20-16:10   MO3I: Defense and UAS Applications
Royal I

Chair: Larry Chasteen

14:20The U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense System
Larry Chasteen
University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, United States

Challenges in Air Defense and Early Warning Radar Systems

Vicky Alman, Moshe Dehokerker, Moshe Chiprut
Elta Systems Ltd., Ashdod, Israel
16:10-16:30   Coffee Break
16:30-18:20   MO4A: Passive Circuits and Components
Salon A

Chair: Solon Spiegel


High-Q Tunable Filters for Wireless Base Station Applications

Raafat R. Mansour
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada

Transformers With Incorporated Filtering Capabilities Exploiting Signal-Interference Principles

Roberto Gomez-Garcia1, Raul Loeches-Sanchez1, Dimitra Psychogiou2, Dimitrios Peroulis2
1 University of Alcala, Alcala de Henares, Spain
2 Purdue University, West Lafayette, United States

Design Method for Wideband Direct-Coupled Resonator Filters with Electric or Magnetic Couplings

Mateusz Zukocinski, Adam Abramowicz
Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland

Linearized Electro-Optic Racetrack Modulator Based on Double Injection Method in Silicon

Roei Aviram Cohen, Ofer Amrani, Shlomo Ruschin
Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

A Continuously Tunable 95-138 MHz Bandpass Resonator with 40 dBm IIP3

Kaiyuan Zeng, Dimitra Psychogiou, Wesley N. Allen, Dimitrios Peroulis
Purdue University, West Lafayette, United States
16:30-18:20   MO4B: Computational Methods I
Salon B

Chair: Vitaly Lomakin


Electromagnetic and micromagnetic solvers on GPUs

Vitaliy Lomakin1, Ruinan Chang1, Sidi Fu1, Shaojing Li1, Amir Boag2
1 University of California, San Diego, USA
2 Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Analysis of Scattering by Essentially Convex Bodies Using the Directive Source Integral Equation

Arkady Shershevsky, Amir Boag
Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv , Israel

Emulation of Complex Optical Phenomena with Radio Waves

Pavel Ginzburg1, Dmitry S. Filonov2, Alexander S. Shalin1, Pavel A. Belov1
1 ITMO University, St. Petersburg , Russian Federation
2 Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Analysis of Convex PML Media

Kamalesh Karthik Sainath, Fernando Lisboa Teixeira
The Ohio State University ElectroScience Laboratory, Columbus, United States

Iterative Physical Optics (IPO) with Integral Evaluation of Self-Shadowing

Igor Gershenzon, Yaniv Brick, Amir Boag
Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
16:30-18:20   MO4C: Non-Intrusive Monitoring
Salon C

Chair: Itzik Klein


THz Upconversion imaging system, based on 1.55 µm coherent electro-optical sampling method using GaAs crystal

Amir Abramovic, Tamir Ilan
Ariel University, Ariel, Israel

Microwave Holography for NDT of Dielectric Structures

Sergey I. Ivashov1, Vladimir V. Razevig1, Igor A. Vasiliev1, Andrey V. Zhuravlev1, Timothy D. Bechtel2, Lorenzo Capineri3
1 Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Moscow, Russian Federation
2 Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, United States
3 University of Florence, Firenze, Italy

Applications of Compressed Sensing for Locating Harmonic Distortions in Power Systems

Yoash Levron, Zeev Kustanovich
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Application of Compressed Sensing and Sparse Representations for State Estimation in Power Systems

Igal Rozenberg, Yoash Levron
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
16:30-18:20   MO4H: Communication Measurements, Implementations and Resource Allocation
Royal H

Chair: Jay Weitzen

16:30Comparing RSRP,CQI, and SINR Measurements with Predictions for Coordinated and Uncoordinated LTE Small Cell Networks
Jay A. Weitzen1,2, Rachel Wakim2, Erin Webster1
1 University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, United States
2 Airvana, Chelmsford, United States
17:00Scanner Based Drive Test LTE Capacity Measurements with MIMO Antennas Placed Inside the Vehicle
James H. Schaffner1, Hyok Jae Song1, Arthur Bekaryan1, Timothy Talty2, Duane Carper2, Eray Yasan2
1 HRL Laboratories, Malibu, United States
2 General Motors, Warren, United States
17:20Optimizing Frequency Modulation Band Channels for Terrestrial Radio Broadcasting: The Case of Uganda
Paul Bogere, Roseline Nyongarwizi Akol, Julius Butime
Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
16:30-18:20   MO4I: Embedded Electronic Systems and Sensors
Royal I

Chair: Reuven Shavit


Biomedical Monitoring Using Electronic Capsule

Shai Sayfan-Altman, Vladimir Vulfin
ANSYS, Holon, Israel

A novel concept for RF-System-In-Package high volume production measurements

Ariel Rosenberg1, Nadav Buadana1, Amir Lin2, Roni Livney1
1 Rafael Advanced Defense Systems LTD., Haifa, Israel
2 Israel Military Industries (IMI) LTD., Ramat Hasharon, Israel

Magnetic Controlled Navigating System for a Micro-robot Through the Blood Vessels

Reuven Shavit, Ron Misgav
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel

Multi-Level 20 Gbit/s PSSS Transmission Using a Linearity-Limited 240 GHz Wireless Frontend

Tobias Messinger1, Karthik KrishneGowda2, Florian Boes1, Dominik Meier1, Andreas C. Wolf3, Axel Tessmann4, Rolf Kraemer2, Ingmar Kallfass1
1 University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
2 Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg, Cottbus, Germany
3 Wireless GmbH, Teltow, Germany
4 Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics, Freiburg, Germany

Passive Time Domain Reflectometry Based Authentication for Controller Area Network Bus

Moshe Laifenfeld, Tal Philosof
General Motors, Herzlia, Israel
16:30-18:20   MO4J: When Switching Speed Is Important + Seminar: Advanced Frequency Synthesizers
Royal J

Chair: Uri Yaniv


When Switching Speed Is Important: Advanced Frequency Synthesizers

Uri Yaniv
FEI-Elcom Tech, Inc., USA