Systems & Applications
In this session advanced techniques in multichannel and MIMO systems are presented. An advanced radio architecture that can mitigate self-, on-board and external interference is explained. Passive intermodulation cancellation in MIMO FDD transceivers and a 2×2 in-band full-duplex MIMO radio with high self-interference cancellation (SIC) are discussed. A software-defined FDD transceiver with dual-band SIC and advanced massive MIMO techniques are presented.
This session presents advances in machine-learning for systems at RF to mm-wave frequencies with a focus on pre-distortion and device modeling.
This session presents six papers covering recent advances in RF and mm-wave phased array antennas and modules. The first paper gives an overview of the radio architectures for cellular infrastructure. The second paper presents a mm-wave near-field probing antenna to produce feedback signals for array calibration. The third paper discusses the coordination and beamforming of a distributed antenna array. The fourth paper demonstrates a 60GHz contactless connector. The fifth paper presents a dual-band dual-polarized antenna array module for mobile handsets. The last paper gives an overview of a 5G FR2 dual-band dual-stream single-chip beamformer.
In this session the state-of-the art in satellite communication systems and technologies is presented. The program includes active phased arrays for SATCOM applications, synchronization of inter-satellite links and studies on RF amplifier reliability.
This session will focus on automotive and multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) radar, specifically examining new trends in beamforming, direction-of-arrival (DOA) estimation, and improving angular resolution. It covers various aspects of these systems ranging from the hardware as well as the related signal processing.
This session focuses on advancements in mm-wave radar and imaging systems spanning 24–140GHz frequency range. Topics range from dynamic detection topologies including advanced radar chipset designs, techniques for improved frequency resolution, and active self-interference cancellation.
Near-field WPT application and systems are presented employing inductive and capacitive technologies. Systems with self-calibration and automatic impedance matching are investigated. Biomedical and underwater applications are presented and their performance is discussed.
This session presents microwave systems and sensors suitable for cellular investigations including bacteria discrimination, growth monitoring and tissue imaging as well as internal body temperature measurements. The last paper deals with MRI-induced heating effects of closely allocated implants.
Recent advances in injection locked radar sensing will be introduced in the session.
The session is focused on far-field technologies and applications for wireless power transfer ranging from RF to mm-waves. Components and systems based on silicon CMOS and GaAs pHEMT devices are presented and discussed for high efficiency and power. State-of-the-art circuit configurations are presented, including heat dissipation, multi-beam antennas, and zero-power sensors.
This session will feature design and characterisation of RF and mm-wave tags, as well as chips for long range sensing and localisation.
This session presents high accuracy physiological sensing and positioning applications.