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Metamaterial resonator arrays for organic and inorganic compound sensing

Conference Proceeding
La Spada, L., Bilotti, F., & Vegni, L. (2011)
Metamaterial resonator arrays for organic and inorganic compound sensing. In Proceedings Volume 8306, Photonics, Devices, and Systems V; 83060I (2011)doi:10.1117/12.912267
In this paper, an electromagnetic metamaterial resonator operating in the terahertz frequency range is presented. By arranging the resonator in a planar array, it is possible ...

New Approach to Suppress Mutual Coupling Between Longitudinal-Slotted Arrays Based on SIW Antenna Loaded with Metal-Fences Working on VHF/UHF Frequency-Bands: Study, Investigation, and Principle

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Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., Falcone, F., & Limiti, E. (2018)
New Approach to Suppress Mutual Coupling Between Longitudinal-Slotted Arrays Based on SIW Antenna Loaded with Metal-Fences Working on VHF/UHF Frequency-Bands: Study, Investigation, and Principle
In this work it is demonstrated that substrate integrated waveguide longitudinal slotted array antenna (SIWLSAA) which is loaded with metal fences exhibits highisolation acros...

A Chain Topology for Efficient Monitoring of Food Grain Storage using Smart Sensors

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Kumar Mishra, A., Kumar Tripathy, A., Obaidat, M. S., Tan, Z., Prasad, M., Sadoun, B., & Puthal, D. (2018)
A Chain Topology for Efficient Monitoring of Food Grain Storage using Smart Sensors. In Proceedings of the 15th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications, (89-98). https://doi.org/10.5220/0006850602550264
Due to lack of an efficient monitoring system to periodically record environmental parameters for food grain storage, a huge loss of food grains in storage is reported every y...

A Miniaturised Monopole Wideband Antenna with Reconfigurable Band Rejection for WLAN/WiMAX

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Elfergani, I. T. E., Hussaini, A. S., See, C. H., Rodriguez, J., Abd-Alhameed, R., & Marques, P. (2015)
A Miniaturised Monopole Wideband Antenna with Reconfigurable Band Rejection for WLAN/WiMAX. In S. Mumtaz, J. Rodriguez, M. Katz, C. Wang, & A. Nascimento (Eds.), International Wireless Internet Conference WICON 2014: Wireless Internet, 298-304. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-18802-7_40
This paper proposes a tuneable band-rejected miniaturised monopole antenna. The band-notching was achieved by printing an inner chorded crescent shape over the surface of the ...

Current technologies and location based services

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Ahmad, I., Asif, R., Abd-Alhameed, R., Alhassan, H., Elmegri, F., Noras, J., …Jones, S. (2017)
Current technologies and location based services. https://doi.org/10.1109/itecha.2017.8101958
This paper examines the benefits and drawbacks of these services, reviewing differences in infrastructure, power requirements, sensing devices, and other factors. Technologies...

Metamaterial biosensor for cancer detection

Conference Proceeding
La Spada, L., Bilotti, F., & Vegni, L. (2012)
Metamaterial biosensor for cancer detection. In SENSORS, 2011 IEEEdoi:10.1109/icsens.2011.6127103
In this study a low-cost, compact, and high-performing metamaterial-based biosensor operating in the GHz regime is presented. The sensor is designed to detect the presence of ...

Surface wave cloaking using transformation optics

Conference Proceeding
La Spada, L., & Hao, Y. (2015)
Surface wave cloaking using transformation optics. In 2015 1st URSI Atlantic Radio Science Conference (URSI AT-RASC)doi:10.1109/ursi-at-rasc.2015.7302892
Recently, there has been an increasing interest in the study of manipulating surface waves from microwave to optical frequencies [1, 2], especially for the design of conformal...

Nanorod-based glucose sensor.

Conference Proceeding
La Spada, L., Iovine, R., Bilotti, F., & Vegni, L. (2012)
Nanorod-based glucose sensor. In Metamorphose VI: Proceedings of Metamaterials '2012: The Sixth International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics
In this paper, a metamaterial-based sensor consisting of an array of nanorods is proposed. An analytical model, describing the electromagnetic response of the nanorods, is pro...

Metamaterial-based sensor for hemoglobin measurements

Conference Proceeding
Spada, L. L., Iovine, R., & Vegni, L. (2013)
Metamaterial-based sensor for hemoglobin measurements. In 2012 Loughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference (LAPC)doi:10.1109/lapc.2012.6403007
The ratio Oxyhemoglobin to Deoxygenated hemoglobin is an important medical parameter for several diseases diagnostics. In this paper a metamaterial-based sensor, operating in ...

Metasurface-Epsilon Near Zero-based Electromagnetic Wave Absorber

Conference Proceeding
La Spada, L. (2014)
Metasurface-Epsilon Near Zero-based Electromagnetic Wave Absorber. In Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Body Area Networksdoi:10.4108/icst.bodynets.2014.257016
The purpose of this paper is to design a new electromagnetic wave absorber. It consists of a planar layered structure with an isotropic Epsilon-Near-Zero (ENZ) material and a ...