URSI Submission Topics

Commission A - Electromagnetic Metrology
Chair: Christopher L. Holloway
National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST), Boulder, CO
A.1Microwave to sub-millimeter measurements/standards
A.2Quantum metrology and fundamental concepts
A.3Time and frequency
A.4Time-domain metrology, EM-field metrology
A.5EMC and EM metrology
A.8Bioeffects and medical applications
A.10Impulse radar
A.11Interconnect and packaging
A.12Test facilities
A.13THz metrology
A.14High-Frequency and Millimeter Wireless metrology
Commission B - Fields and Waves
Chair: Sembiam Rengarajan
California State University, Northridge
B.1 Antenna arrays
B.2 Antenna theory, design, and measurements
B.3 Complex, novel, or specialized media:
B.3.1 Electromagnetic bandgap (EBG structures)
B.3.2 Biological media
B.3.3 Geophysical media
B.3.4 Metamaterials
B.4 Educational methods and tools
B.5 Electromagnetic interaction and coupling
B.6 Guided waves and wave-guiding structures
B.7 High-frequency techniques
B.8 Imaging, inverse scattering and remote sensing
B.9 Microstrip antennas and printed devices
B.10 Nanoscale electromagnetics
B.11 Nonlinear electromagnetics
B.12 Numerical Methods
B.12.1 Fast Methods
B.12.2 Finite-Difference methods
B.12.3 Frequency-Domain methods
B.12.4 Hybrid methods
B.12.5 Integral-Equation methods
B.12.6 Time-Domain methods
B.13 Optimization techniques
B.14 Propagation phenomena and effects
B.15 Rough surfaces and random media
B.16 Scattering and diffraction
B.17 Theoretical electromagnetics
B.18 Transient fields, effects, and systems
B.19 Ultra-wideband electromagnetics
B.20 Wireless communications
B.21 Cognitive Radio
Commission C - Radiocommunication Systems and Signal Processing
Chair: Amir I. Zaghloul
Virginia Tech
C.1 Cognitive radio and software defined radio
C.2 Computational imaging and inverse methods
C.3 Information theory, coding, modulation and detection
C.4 MIMO and MISO systems
C.5 Radar systems, target detection, localization, and tracking
C.6 Radio communication systems
C.7 Sensor networks, and sensor array processing and calibration
C.8 Signal and image processing
C.9 Spectrum and medium utilization
C.10 Synthetic aperture and space-time processing
C.11 Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)
Commission D - Electronics and Photonics
Chair: Jennifer T. Bernhard
University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
D.1 Novel transmission line structures and materials
D.2 Electronic devices, circuits and applications
D.3 Photonic devices, circuits and applications
D.4 Physics, materials, CAD, technology and reliability of electronic and photonic devices
Commission E - Electromagnetic Environment and Interference
Chair: Everett G. Farr
Farr Research, Inc.
E.1 Electromagnetic environment
E.1.1 Electromagnetic noise of natural origin
E.1.2 Man-made noise
E.2 Electromagnetic compatibility measurement technologies
E.3 Electromagnetic compatibility standards
E.4 Legal aspects of electromagnetic compatibility
E.5 Electromagnetic radiation hazards
E.6 Electromagnetic compatibility education
E.7 Computational electromagnetics in electromagnetic compatibility
E.7.1 Computer Modeling
E.7.2 Model Validation
E.7.3 Statistical Analysis
E.8 Effects of natural and intentional emissions on system performance
E.8.1 Crosstalk
E.8.2 Effects of transients
E.8.3 System analysis
E.8.4 Signal integrity
E.8.5 Electromagnetic compatibility in communication systems
E.8.6 Statistical analysis
E.9 High-power electromagnetics
E.9.1 Electrostatic discharge
E.9.2 Electromagnetic pulse and lightning
E.9.3 Transients
E.9.4 Power transmission
E.10 Spectrum management
Commission F - Wave Propagation and Remote Sensing USNC
Chair: V. Chandrasekar
Colorado State University
F.1 Point-to-point propagation effects
F.1.1 Measurements
F.1.2 Propagation models
F.1.3 Multipath/mitigation
F.1.4 Land or water paths
F.1.5 Scattering/diffraction
F.1.6 Indoor/outdoor links
F.1.7 Mobile/fixed paths
F.1.8 Horizontal/slant paths
F.1.9 Surface/atmosphere interactions
F.1.10 Atmospheric constituents
F.1.11 Dispersion/delay
F.1.12 Natural/man-made structures
F.2 Remote sensing of the Earth by radio waves
F.2.1 Atmospheric sensing
F.2.2 Ocean and sea ice
F.2.3 Field campaigns
F.2.4 Interferometry and SAR
F.2.5 Subsurface sensing
F.2.6 Scattering/diffraction
F.2.7 Radiation and emission
F.2.8 Propagation effects
F.2.9 Urban environments
F.2.10 Soil moisture & terrain
F.3 Propagation and Remote Sensing in Complex and Random Media
Commission K - Electromagnetics in Biology and Medicine
Chair: Erdem Topsakal
Mississippi State University
K.1 Biological effects
K.2 Dosimetry and exposure assessment
K.3 Electromagnetic imaging and sensing applications
K.4 Therapeutic, rehabilitative, and other biomedical applications
K.5 Human body interactions with antennas and other electromagnetic devices