The book is the fourth in the modern series of these books, published at 3-year intervals. It consists of 40 peer-reviewed archival review and tutorial papers that highlight the most important areas of research and development in the last 3 years for each of the 10 URSI (International Union of Radio Science) commissions
Table of Contents
Introduction. The CD ROM. The International Union of Radio Science. Commission A: Electromagnetic Metrology edited by Salvatore Celozzi. Chapter 1. Experimental Characterization of Nonlinear Active Microwave Devices (Umberto Pisani, Andrea Ferrero, and Gian Luigi Madonna). Chapter 2. New Developments in Optical Frequency Standards and Optical Frequency Synthesis (Jurgen Helmcke). Chapter 3. Dosimetry in the Human Head for Portable Telephones (Jianqing Wang and Osamu Fujiwara). Chapter 4. Transient Response for Coupling of Electromagnetic Fields to Transmission Lines and Crossing Transmission Lines (Y. Kami, W. Liu, and F. Xiao). Chapter 5. New EMC Test Facilities for Radiation Measurements (Hey no Garbe). Chapter 6. Analysis of Microstrip Antennas by Means of Regularization via Neumann Series (G. Panariello, F. Schettino, L. Verolino, R. Araneo, and S. Celozzi). Commission B: Fields and Waves edited by KarlJ. Langenberg. Chapter 7. Nonlinear Time Domain Electromagnetics (Dan iel Sjoberg). Chapter 8. Green s Dyadics for Bianisotropic Media (Frank Olyslager and Ismo V. Lindell). Chapter 9. Recent Developments in a Fast Frequency Domain Integral Equation Solver in Large Scale Computational Electromagnetics (W. C. Chew, J. M. Song, S. Velamparambil, T. J. Cui, J. S. Zhao, Y. C. Pan, B. Hu, and H. Y. Chao). Chapter 10. Plane Wave Time Domain Algorithms and Fast Time Domain Integral Equation Solvers (Eric Michielssen, Balasubramaniam Shanker, Kemal Aygun, Mingyu Lu, and Arif Ergin). Chapter 11. The Finite Integration Technique as a General Tool to Compute Acoustic, Electromagnetic, Elastodynamic, and Coupled Wave Fields (Rene Marklein). Commission C: Signals and Systems edited by Masami Akaike. Chapter 12. Blind Methods for Wireless Communication Receivers (Visa Koivunen, Juha Laurila, and Ernst Bonek). Chapter 13. 3G Evolution and Future Generation Air Interface in Mobile Communications (Erik Dahlman and Mamoru Sawahashi). Chapter 14. Cryptography and Computer Security (Atsuko Miyaji, Wu Wen, and Seiichiro Hangai). Commission D: Electronics and Photonics edited by Peter Russer. Chapter 15. RF MEMS and Si Micromachining in High Frequency Circuit Applications (Linda P. B. Katehi and Stephen V. Robertson). Chapter 16. Microwave and Millimeter Wave Silicon and SiGe Devices (Johann F. Luy). Chapter 17. Global Modeling of Microwave and Millimeter Wave Integrated Circuits (G. Stopponi, P. Ciampolini, V. Palazzari, P. Placidi, and R. Sorrentino). Chapter 18. Wireless Communications and Sensing Based on Surface Acoustic Wave Devices (R. Weigel and L. Reindl). Commission E: Electromagnetic Noise and Interference edited by Pierre Degauque. Chapter 19. Reverberation Chambers for EMC Susceptibility and Emission Analyses (Mats Backstrom, OlofLunden, and Per Simon Kildal). Chapter 20. Electromagnetic Compatibility for Integrated Circuits (E. Sicard, C. Marot, J. Y. Foumiols, and M. Ramdani). Chapter 21. Geomagnetic Effects on Ground Based Technological Systems (Risto Pirjola). Commission F: Wave Propagation and Remote Sensing edited by Martti T. Hallikainen. Chapter 22. New Techniques in Microwave Radiometry for Earth Remote Sensing: Principles and Applications (A. Camps and C. T. Swift). Chapter 23. Remote Sensing of Inland and Coastal Waters (Arnold G. Dekker and Robert P. Bukata). Chapter 24. Subsurface Remote Sensing (David A. Noon and Ram M. Narayanan). Chapter 25. Wave Propagation for Multimedia Satellite Services (Bertram Arbesser Rastburg and David V. Rogers). Commission G: Ionospheric Radio and Propagation edited by John Sahr. Chapter 26. Space Weather Effects on Transionospheric Radio Wave Propagation (A. Bhattacharyya and S. Basu). Chapter 27. Characterization and Modeling of the HF Communications Channel (Paul S. Cannon, Matthew J. Angling, and Bengt Lundborg). Chapter 28. Ionospheric Models for Radio Propagation Studies (Dieter Bilitza). Commission H: Waves in Plasmas edited by Umran S. Inan. Chapter 29. Oscillations in a Dusty Plasma Medium (Gurudas Ganguli, Robert Merlino, and Abhijit Sen). Chapter 30. Broadband Plasma Waves in the Magnetopause and Plasma Sheet Boundary Layers (G. S. Lakhina, B. T. Tsurutani, andJ. S. Pickett). Chapter 31. Solar System Radio Emissions (Iver H. Cairns and Michael L. Kaiser). Chapter 32. Lightning Effects in the Ionosphere (H. Fukunishi). Chapter 33. The Contribution of Wave Particle Interactions to Electron Loss and Acceleration in the Earth s Radiation Belts During Geomagnetic Storms (Richard B. Home). Commission J: Radio Astronomy edited by Richard G. Strom. Chapter 34. Gravitational Lensing and Recent Contributions from Radio Studies (Neal Jackson, Ian Browne, and Peter Wilkinson). Chapter 35. Advances in Planetary Radar Astronomy (Donald B. Campbell, R. Scott Hudson, and Jean Luc Margot). Chapter 36. Recent Progress and Current Activities in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) (Jill Tarter, John Dreher, Steven W. Ellingson, and Wm. J. Welch). Commission K: Electromagnetics in Biology and Medicine edited by Bernard Veyret and Niels Kuster. Chapter 37. Possible Exposures from Future Mobile Communication Systems (J. Bach Andersen, P. Mogensen, and G. F. Pedersen). Chapter 38. Biological Effects of Microwaves: Animal Studies (Zenon Sienkiewicz). Index.
W. Ross Stone, PhD, has been Editor in Chief of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine since its founding in 1990 and was Editor of the predecessor newsletter since 1984. He is currently President of Stoneware Ltd., through which he held the position of Executive Director of the Fund for International Scientific Interchange (1992 1998), which offered scholarships in telecommunications to workers in that field. He consults in telecommunications, radio science, observables control, and other areas. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the Chinese Institute of Electronics, and was awarded the IEEE Third Millennium Medal. He is the author of more than 90 journal papers and symposium presentations, over 150 other publications, and 6 books.