Technical Programs

Wednesday, December 13   08:50-10:30 Thursday, December 14   16:00-18:00
Wednesday, December 13   14:00-15:40 Friday, December 15   08:50-10:30
Wednesday, December 13   16:00-18:00 Friday, December 15   10:50-12:30
Thursday, December 14   08:50-10:30 Friday, December 15   14:00-15:40
Thursday, December 14   10:50-12:30 Friday, December 15   16:00-18:00
Thursday, December 14   14:00-15:40  

Thursday, December 14   16:00-18:00

Room A (301)
Session TH4A
High Power Devices and Power Amplifiers
Chairs : M. Kuzuhara, Fukui Univ., JAPAN, & C.-S. Kwak, ETRI, KOREA
Numerical Analysis and IR Scan Test for Thermal Resistance of GaAs MMIC in a Communications Satellite
C. S. Kwak, K. B. Ahn, D. P. Chang, and I. B. Yom, ETRI, KOREA
A 2.14 GHz Class-E LDMOS Power Amplifier
Y.-S. Lee, K.-I. Jeon*, and Y.-H. Joeng, Pohang Univ. of Science and Technology, *RFcore Ltd., KOREA
Reduced Gate Leakage-Current and RF Power Performance of AlGaN/GaN HEMTs with an Inner Field-Plate
K. Lee, K. Ko, S. Lee, and K. Yang, KAIST, KOREA
Prospective and Issues for GaN Microwave Electronics into Space Satellites
J.-L. Cazaux, S. Forestier, J.-F. Villemazet, O. Vendier, C. Schaffauser, C. Drevon, and J.-L. Muraro, Alcatel Alenia Space, FRANCE
Recent Progress of High Power GaN-HEMT for Wireless Application
K. Joshin and T. Kikkawa, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., JAPAN

Room B (302)
Session TH4B
Power Amplifiers and Linearization Technique
Chairs : T. Yoshimasu, Waseda Univ., JAPAN, & L. Larson, Univ. of California, San Diego, U.S.A.
High Linearity-Wideband PHEMT Darlington Amplifier with +40 dBm IP3
K. W. Kobayashi, Sirenza Microdevices, U.S.A.
Development of an MCPA Using Digital Pre-Distortion for Digital Terrestrial TV Broadcasting
K. Haeiwa, K. Kanamori*, and T. Abe*, Hiroshima City Univ., *NHK, JAPAN
A Recursive Digital Predistorter for Linearizing RF Power Amplifiers with Memory Effects
P. L. Gilabert, G. Montoro, and A. Cesari*, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, SPAIN, *LAAS-CNRS, FRANCE
Short Term Memory Effects Study for Optimal Predistortion-Based Linearization of Base-Stations Wireless Transmitters
M. Helaoui*,**, S. Boumaiza*, A. Ghazel**, and F. M. Ghannouchi*, *Univ. of Calgary, CANADA, **Ecole Superieure des Communications de Tunis, TUNISIA
Digital Predistortion Techniques for Linearized Power Amplifiers
L. Larson, D. Kimball, P. Asbeck, P. Draxler, J. Deng, and M. Li, Univ. of California, San Diego, U.S.A.

Room C (303)
Session TH4C
Artificial and Novel Materials for Antenna Applications (2)
Chairs : A. Sanada, Yamaguchi Univ., JAPAN, & J. Modelski, Warsaw Univ. of Technology, POLAND
Semiconductor and Ferroelectric Antennas
J. Modelski and Y. Yashchyshyn, Warsaw Univ. of Technology, POLAND
Power Combining Oscillator Array Using Metamaterial Based Injection Locking Coupling Network
K. M. K. H. Leong, A. Lai, and T. Itoh, UCLA, U.S.A.
Design of an 8-Element Planar Composite Right/Left-Handed Leaky Wave Antenna Array for 2-D Beam Steering
T. Kaneda, A. Sanada, and H. Kubo, Yamaguchi Univ., JAPAN
On the Reduction of Mutual Couplings between Closely Separated Patch Antennas
G. S. A. Shaker and S. Safavi-Naeini, Univ. of Waterloo, CANADA
A Broadband Planar Patch Array Resonator Antenna
D. Kim, M. Kim, M. Tanaka*, and K. Matsugatani*, Korea Univ., KOREA, *DENSO Corp., JAPAN

Room D (304)
Session TH4D
Waveguide Based on Metamaterials
Chairs : H. Kubo, Yamaguchi Univ., JAPAN, & T. Itoh, UCLA, U.S.A.
Leaky Wave Radiation from Left-Handed Transmission Lines Composed of a Cut-off Parallel-Plate Waveguide Loaded with Dielectric Resonators
T. Ueda, A. Lai*, N. Michishita*, and T. Itoh*, Kyoto Institute of Technology, JAPAN, *UCLA, U.S.A.
Guided-Wave Characteristics of Coplanar Waveguide Metamaterials Composed of Unsymmetrical Unit Cells
J. Gao and L. Zhu, Nanyang Technological Univ., SINGAPORE
Metallic Wire Substrate (MWS) for Miniaturization in Planar Microwave Applications
H. V. Nguyen, J. Gauthier, J. M. Fernandez*, M. S. Sierra-Castaner*, and C. Caloz, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, CANADA *Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, SPAIN
Parallel Conductor Particle for Artificial Magnetic Material in Microwave Frequency
H. Kubo, A. Matsumoto, and A. Sanada, Yamaguchi Univ., JAPAN
Left-Handed Wave Propagation in Rod Media
A. Sanada, Yamaguchi Univ., JAPAN

Room E (311+312)
Session TH4E
System-Related Technologies (2)
Chairs : K. Hamaguchi, NICT, JAPAN, & R. Weigel, Univ. of Erlangen-Nuremberg, GERMANY
Dual-Mode & Dual-Band RF Module Designed Based on Homodyne Technology
Z. Jiang, J. Zhao*, and X. Zhu, Southeast Univ., *Greast Communication Technology Co., Ltd., CHINA
A Novel Linear Polar Transmitter Architecture Using Low-Power Analog Predistortion for EDGE Applications
W. Woo, K. H. An*, O. Lee*, J. J. Chang, C.-H. Lee, K. Yang*, H. Kim**, and J. Laskar*, Samsung RFIC Design Center at Georgia Tech, *Georgia Institute of Technology, U.S.A., *Hanbat National Univ., KOREA
All-Microstrip Design of Three Multiplexed Antennas and LNA for UWB Systems
A. Serban, M. Karlsson, and S. Gong, Linkoping Univ., SWEDEN
Design and Characteristics of High Order Derivative Gaussian Pulse Generator for DS-UWB
D.-H. Kim, G.-N. Bang, and C. Park, Myongji Univ., KOREA
The System Design of Integrated Passive Transponder Devices
K. Seemann and *R. Weigel, Univ. of Erlangen-Nuremberg, GERMANY

Room F (313+314)
Session TH4F
Silicon Frequency Generation and Conversion ICs
Chairs : T. Masuda, Hitachi, Ltd., JAPAN, & M. Madihian, NEC Laboratories America, Inc., U.S.A.
A Double Tuned Ku-Band SiGe-MMIC VCO with Variable Feed-Back Capacitor
K. Tsutsumi, M. Kagano, and N. Suematsu, Mitsubishi Electric Corp., JAPAN
A Low Phase Noise 26-GHz Push-Push VCO with a Wide Tuning Range in 0.18-ƒÊm CMOS Technology
C.-H. Chiu, K.-H. Liang, H.-Y. Chang, and Y.-J. Chan, National Central Univ., TAIWAN
A 16-GHz CMOS Differential Colpitts VCO for DS-UWB and 60-GHz Applications
C.-C. Lee, C.-L. Lu*, and H.-R. Chuang, National Cheng Kung Univ., *Kun Shan Univ., TAIWAN
A 1.5-V 2.4 GHz CMOS Variable Gain Front-End for Bluetooth and Wireless LAN Applications
S. K. Alam, The Ohio State Univ., U.S.A.
CMOS Devices and Circuits for Microwave and Millimetre Wave Applications
H. Zirath*,**, M. Ferndahl*, B. M. Motlagh*, A. Masud*, I. Angelov*, and H.-O. Vickes***, *Chalmers Univ. of Technology, **Ericsson AB,***Ericsson Microwave Systems, SWEDEN