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Faculty

Karl F. Warnick
Brian D. Jeffs

Research Areas

The Brigham Young University Smart Antenna Systems Lab conducts research in the following areas:
  • Multiantenna systems modeling and design optimization
  • Phased array antennas for radio astronomy and satcom
  • Phased array feeds for large reflectors
  • Multichannel analog and software defined transceivers
  • Adaptive beamforming and array calibration
  • Array signal processing algorithms
  • Real time digital signal processing
  • Radio frequency interference mitigation
  • Electromagnetic simulations and measurements
  • RF and microwave circuit design and fabrication

Open Positions

PhD positions possible for Fall 2014 (contact janalyn@ee.byu.edu for application information)

Students and Visitors

Research Projects

Characterization of ultra-low loss dielectric materials at high temperatures (Raytheon, Inc.)
Center for Unmanned Air Systems (C-UAS) Communications and Sensors Group
Ku band transmit/receive phased array antennas for DBS and VSAT (Linear Signal, LLC)
Radio Astronomy Systems Research Group
BYU/UMASS mm-wave Array Feed for the Green Bank Telescope
Focal L-band Array for the GBT (FLAG)
Short range low frequency multichannel broadband wireless link (Freelinc, Inc.)
Arecibo AO40 Phased Array Feed Feasibility Study (NSF and Cornell University)

Meetings and Workshops

Sep. 16, 2014 2013 Utah RF & Wireless Day, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Sep. 6, 2013 2013 Utah RF & Microwave Day, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA
May 25-27, 2011 2011 Workshop on Phased Array Feeds for the Square Kilometre Array (PAFSKA2011) , Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA
May 3-6, 2010 International Workshop on Phased Array Antenna Systems for Radio Astronomy, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA

Facilities

Graduate Student Offices (484 Clyde Building)
Microwave Systems Laboratory (505 Clyde Building)

Funding Agencies and Commercial Partners

Raytheon, Inc.
Center for Unmanned Air Systems (C-UAS)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)
Freelinc, Inc.
Linear Signal, LLC
Cornell University
Arecibo Observatory (Puerto Rico)
ImSAR, Inc.
AFOSR
National Astronomy Observatories of China (NAOC)
We acknowledge Remcom, Inc.'s generous donation of 10 seats of the electromagnetic modeling software XFdtd.
Ansys, Inc. (HFSS University Site License)


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