Journal Articles & Conference Papers

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Scientific publications including PREPERM®


N. Chiotellis, S. Zhang, Y. C. Vardaxoglou and A. Grbic, "X wave radiator implemented with 3D printed metamaterials," in IEEE Trans. Ant. Propag., 2020.

M. Ebrahimpouri, O. Zetterstrom and O. Quevedo-Teruel, "Experimental Validation of a Bespoke Lens for a Slot Log-Spiral Feed," in IEEE Ant. Wireless Propag. Lett., 2020.

A. A. Baba, R. M. Hashmi, K. P. Esselle, M. Attygalle and D. Borg, "A Millimeter-Wave Antenna System for Wideband Two-Dimensional Beam Steering," in IEEE Trans. Ant. Propag., 2020.


O. Bjorkqvist, O. Zetterstrom, O. Quevedo-Teruel, "Additive manufactured dielectric Gutman lens," Electron. Lett., vol. 55, no. 25, p. 1318-1320, Dec. 2019.

A. Meredov, K. Klionovski and A. Shamim, "Screen-Printed, Flexible, Parasitic Beam-Switching Millimeter-Wave Antenna Array for Wearable Applications," in IEEE Open J. Ant. Propag., Nov. 2019.

A. Goulas, et al., "The Impact of 3D Printing Process Parameters on the Dielectric Properties of High Permittivity Composites," in Designs, vol. 3(4), no. 50, Nov. 2019.

X. Lleshi, et al., Wideband Metal-Dielectric Multilayer Microwave Absorber based on a Single Step FDM Process, 2019 49th European Microwave Conf. (EuMC), Paris, France, Oct. 2019.

J. Huang, et al., "Wideband Circularly Polarized 3D-Printed Dielectric Rod Antenna," in IEEE Trans. Ant. Propag, Sept. 2019.

H. Tesmer, et al., "Liquid Crystal Based Fully Dielectric Lateral Wave Beam Steering Antenna," in IEEE Ant. Wireless Propag. Lett., Sept. 2019.

O. Yurduseven, et al., "3D Conductive Polymer Printed Metasurface Antenna for Fresnel Focusing," in Designs, vol. 3(4), no. 46, Sept. 2019.

J. Huang, S. J. Chen, Z. Xue, W. Withayachumnankul and C. Fumeaux, "Wideband 3D Printed Conformal Dielectric Antenna with End-fire Radiation," 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting, Atlanta, GA, USA, Jul. 2019, pp. 1909-1910.

J. Hannula, et al., "Tunable eight-element MIMO antenna based on the antenna cluster concept," in IET Microwaves, Ant. Propag., vol. 13, no. 7, pp. 959-965, June 2019.

J. Qian, M. Tang, Q. Chen, Y. Zhang and J. Mao, "Integration of S/Ka/D-Band Antennas in LTCC with a Cylindrical Radome for Triband Applications," in IEEE Trans. Ant. Propag., May 2019.

J. M. Monkevich and G. P. Le Sage, "Design and Fabrication of a Custom-Dielectric Fresnel Multi-Zone Plate Lens Antenna Using Additive Manufacturing Techniques," in IEEE Access, May 2019.

J. Järveläinen, A. Karttunen, J. Aurinsalo, I. Huhtinen and A. Hujanen, "Characterization of mmWave radomes for base stations and automotive radars," The 13th European Conf. Ant. Propag. (EuCAP2019), Krakow, Poland, Apr. 2019.

M. Suzan Miah, A. N. Khan, C. Icheln, K. Haneda and K. Takizawa, "Antenna System Design for Improved Wireless Capsule Endoscope Links at 433 MHz," in IEEE Trans. Ant. Propag., vol. 67, no. 4, pp. 2687-2699, Apr. 2019.

T. Huong Nguyen, T. Lan Huong Nguyen and T. Phu Vuong, "A Printed Wearable Dual Band Antenna for Remote Healthcare Monitoring Device," 2019 IEEE-RIVF Int. Conf. Comput. Commun. Technol. (RIVF), Danang, Vietnam, Mar. 2019.

R. Reese et al., "Fully Dielectric Rod Antenna Arrays with High Permittivity Materials," 2019 12th German Microwave Conf. (GeMiC), Stuttgart, Germany, Mar. 2019.

J. Juntunen, J. Järveläinen and D. Linden, "MIMO Dual-Band WiFi Antenna Using NI AWR Software, Optenni Lab, and Premix PREPERM Materials," Microw. Eng. Eur., Mar. 2019.

J. Kurvinen et al., "Co-designed mm-Wave and LTE Handset Antennas," IEEE Ant. Propag., vol. 67, no. 3, pp. 1545-1553, Mar. 2019.


H. Alroughani, "The Shape Synthesis of Dielectric Resonator Antennas for Wireless Communication Systems", PhD Thesis, Pennsylvania State Uni., Dec. 2018.

P. F. Espin-Lopez et al., "3D-printed Antenna for Snowpack Monitoring," IEEE Ant. Wireless Propag. Lett., vol. 17, no. 11, pp. 2109-2113, Nov. 2018.

J. Huang, S. J. Chen, Z. Xue, W. Withayachumnankul and C. Fumeaux, "Wideband End-Fire 3D-Printed Dielectric Antenna with Designable Permittivity," IEEE Ant. Wireless Propag. Lett., vol. 17, no. 11, pp. 2085-2089, Nov. 2018.

M. S. Miah ,  C. Icheln, M. Islam, and K. Haneda, "An Ultrawideband Conformal Antenna at 433 MHz for Wireless Capsule Endoscope of Pediatric Patients," IEEE 29th Ann. Int. Symp. Pers. Indoor Mobile Radio (PIMRC), Bologna, Italy, Sept. 2018.

S. K. Karki, J. Ala-Laurinaho, A. Karttunen, and V. Viikari, "Integrated lens antennas for E-band," 2018 48th European Microwave Conf. (EuMC), Madrid, Spain, Sept. 2018.

R. Montoya, J. Ala-Laurinaho, and Ville Viikari, "Rod Waveguides as Future 5G Antennas for Mobile Devices," 2018 48th European Microwave Conf. (EuMC), Madrid, Spain, Sept. 2018.

J. Huang, S.J. Chen, Z. Xue, W. Withayachumnankul, and C. Fumeaux, "Impact of infill pattern on 3D Printed dielectric resonator antennas", IEEE 7th Asia-Pacific Conf. Ant. Propag. (APCAP), Auckland, New Zealand, Aug. 2018.

T. Jaschke, H. K. Mitto, and A. F. Jacob, “K/Ka-band dual-polarized SIW-fed lens antennas for Rx/Tx integration,” Int. J. Microw. Wireless Technol., vol. 10, no. 5-6, pp. 627–634, June 2018.

A. V. Räisänen et al., “Millimeter-wave antennas for 5G,” Proc. 11th Glob. Symp. Millimeter Waves (GSSM), Boulder, CO, May 2018.

P. F. Espin-Lopez and M. Pasian, “Compact 3D-printed Variable-infill Antenna for Snow Cover Monitoring,” The 12th European Conf. Antennas Propag. (EuCAP2018), London, UK, Apr. 2018.

S. Zhang, D. Cadman, W. Whittow and C. J. Yiannis Vardaxoglou, "Enabling extrusion based additive manufacturing for RF applications: Challenges and opportunities," The 12th European Conf. Antennas Propag. (EuCAP2018), London, UK, Apr. 2018.

E. Laplanche et al., “3D Printed Ku-Band Compact Diplexer,” Int. Workshop Microwave Filters (7th IWMF), Noordwijk, Netherlands, Apr. 2018.

J. Kurvinen et al., “Metal-Covered Handset with LTE MIMO, Wi-Fi MIMO, and GPS Antennas," Prog. Electromagn. Res. C, Vol. 80, 89-101, 2018.


S. Zhang, "Three-dimensional printed millimetre wave dielectric resonator reflectarray," IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propag., vol. 11, no. 14, pp. 2005-2009, Dec. 2017.

T. Jaschke, H. K. Mitto and A. F. Jacob, "An SIW fed dual-band and dual-polarized lens antenna at K/Ka-band," 2017 47th European Microwave Conf. (EuMC), Nuremberg, Germany, Oct. 2017.

R. Mikkonen and M. Mäntysalo, "Benchmark study of screen printable silver inks on a PPE based substrate," Proc. 21st European Microelectron. Packaging Conf. (EMPC), Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 2017.

M. Geiger et al., “A 160-GHz Radar With Flexible Antenna Used as a Sniffer Probe," IEEE Sensors J., vol. 17, no. 16, pp. 5104-5111, Aug. 2017.

J. Ala-Laurinaho et al., "Millimeter wave antenna array based on dielectric-filled waveguides," 2017 10th Global Symp. Millimeter-Waves, Hong Kong, May 2017.

H. Kähkönen et al., “Dielectric-filled waveguide antenna array for millimeter-wave communications,” The 11th European Conf. Antennas Propag. (EuCAP2017), Paris, France, Mar. 2017.

M. Cosker et al., “3D compact antenna using liquid metal and additive technologies," The11th European Conf. Antennas Propag. (EuCAP2017), Paris, France, Mar. 2017.

J. Castro, "Engineered Nanocomposite Materials for Microwave/Millimeter-Wave Applications of Fused Deposition Modeling", PhD Thesis, Uni. South Florida, Mar. 2017.


T. Tuovinen, E. T. Salonen and M. Berg, "An Artificially Anisotropic Antenna Substrate for the Generation of Circular Polarization," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag., vol. 64, no. 11, pp. 4937-4942, Nov. 2016.

A. V. Räisänen et al., "Suitability of roll-to-roll reverse offset printing for mass production of millimeter-wave antennas: Progress report," 2016 Loughborough Antennas & Propag. Conf. (LAPC), Loughborough, UK, Nov. 2016.

B. Biernacki, S. Zhang and W. Whittow, "3D printed substrates with graded dielectric properties and their application to patch antennas," 2016 Loughborough Antennas & Propag. Conf. (LAPC), Loughborough, UK, Nov. 2016.

S. Karki, “Beam-steerable E-band lens antenna for 5G backhaul link”, Master’s Thesis, Aalto University, Oct. 2016.

S. Zhang, W. Whittow and Y. Vardaxoglou, "3D-printed Fresnel zone plate lens," Proc. Int. Symp.Antennas Propag. (ISAP), Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 2016

S. Khanal et al., "Towards printed millimeter-wave components: Material characterization," 2016 Global Symp. Millimeter Waves (GSMM) & ESA Workshop on Millimetre-Wave Technol. Applications, Espoo, Finland, Jun. 2016.

S. Zhang, "Design and fabrication of 3D-printed planar Fresnel zone plate lens," Electron. Lett., vol. 52, no. 10, pp. 833-835, May 2016.

M. S. Miah et al., "An ultrawideband conformal loop antenna for ingestible capsule endoscope system," The 10th European Conf. Antennas Propag. (EuCAP2016), Davos, Switzerland, Apr. 2016.

S. Zhang, "3D printed dielectric Fresnel lens," The 10th European Conf. Antennas Propag. (EuCAP2016), Davos, Switzerland, Apr. 2016.

L. A. Bronckers and A. B. Smolders, "Broadband Material Characterization Method Using a CPW With a Novel Calibration Technique," IEEE Ant. Wireless Propag. Lett., vol. 15, pp. 1763-1766, 2016.


A. Karttunen, K. Piiroinen, J. Ala-Laurinaho and A. V. Räisänen, "Millimetre-wave dielectric slab and parallel plate waveguide dielectric lens antennas for beam steering," The 8th European Conf. Antennas Propag. (EuCAP2014), The Hague, Netherlands, Apr. 2014.


K. Piiroinen, “Design and measurement of a flat dielectric lens antenna for beam steering”, Master's Thesis, Aalto University, Oct. 2013.

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