## ERL Technical Reports - 1999

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### Paul D. Franzon

NCSU-ERL-99-01
* "High frequency loss and electromagnetic field distribution for
striplines and microstrips [MCM packages]" *
Lo, H.L.; Kauffman, J.F.; Franzon, P.D.
IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging,
Volume: 22 Issue: 1 , Feb. 1999, Page(s): 16 - 25.

NCSU-ERL-99-02
* "Infrastructure and course progression for complex IC design
education" *
Franzon, P.D.; Wentai Lui; Gloster, C.; Schaffer, T.; Glaser,
A.; Stanaski, A.
IEEE International Conference on Microelectronic Systems Education
1999, Page(s): 88 -89

NCSU-ERL-99-03
* "Improved delay prediction for on-chip buses [high-level
synthesis]" *
Pomerleau, R.G.; Franzon, P.D.; Bilbro, G.L.
36th Design Automation Conference
1999, Page(s): 497 -501

NCSU-ERL-99-04
* "Methodology for Design of Electrostatic MEMS Devices Using the SUMMiT Process" *
Bruce Duewer, David Winick, John Wilson, Jeremy Palmer,Paul Franzon
Proceedings of the 45th International Instrumentation Symposium.
May 2-6,1999, pp 511-520.

NCSU-ERL-99-05
*"MEMS-based capacitor arrays for programmable interconnect and
RF applications" *
Duewer, B.E.; Wilson, J.M.; Winick, D.A.; Franzon, P.D.
Advanced Research in VLSI, 1999. Proceedings. 20th Anniversary
Conference on VLSI,Nov 1999

NCSU-ERL-99-06

* "Chip-package codesign-challenges and directions"*
Franzon, P.;
Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference
18-21 Jan. 1999, Pages:13 suppl.
NCSU-ERL-99-07

* "Panel: parasitic extraction accuracy; how much is enough?"*
Franzon, P.; Basel, M.S.;
36th Design Automation Conference
21-25 June 1999, Pages:429 - 429.
### Michael B. Steer

NCSU-ERL-99-08

*"Near-field and far-field prediction of quasi-optical grid arrays,"*
T. W. Nuteson, M. B. Steer, S. Nakazawa and J. W. Mink,
IEEE Trans. On Microwave Theory and Technique, vol. 47,
January 1999, pp. 6-13. (MAFET)
NCSU-ERL-99-09

*"State variable-based transient analysis using convolution,"*
C. Christoffersen, M. Ozkar, M. B. Steer, M. G. Case and M. Rodwell,
IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Techniques, June
1999, pp. 882-889. (MAFET)
NCSU-ERL-99-10

*"Global modeling of spatially distributed microwave and millimeter-wave systems,"*
M. B. Steer, J. F. Harvey, J. W. Mink, M. N. Abdulla, C. E. Christoffersen,
H. M. Gutierrez, P. L. Heron, C. W. Hicks, A. I. Khalil, U. A. Mughal, S. Nakazawa,
T. W. Nuteson, J.Patwardhan, S. G. Skaggs, M. A. Summers, S. Wang, and A. B. Yakovlev, "
IEEE Trans. Microwave
Theory Techniques, June 1999, pp. 830-839. (MURI, MAFET)
NCSU-ERL-99-11

*"Characterization of spectral regrowth in microwave amplifiers based on the
** nonlinear transformation of a complex gaussian process,"*
K. Gard, H. Gutierrez and M. B. Steer,
IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Techniques,
Vol. 47, July 1999, pp. 1059-1069. (MAFET)
NCSU-ERL-99-12

*"A generalized scattering matrix method using the method of moments
** for the electromagnetic analysis of multi-layered structures in waveguide,"*
A. I. Khalil and M. B. Steer
IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Techniques,
Vol. 47, November, 1999, pp. 2151-2157. (MURI)
NCSU-ERL-99-13

*"Implementation of the local reference node concept for spatially distributed circuits,"*
C. E. Christoffersen and M. B. Steer,
Int. J. on RF and Microwave Computer Aided Engineering,
Vol. 9, No. 5, September, 1999, pp. 376-384. (MAFET)
NCSU-ERL-99-14

*"Efficient method of moments formulation for the modeling of planar
** conductive layers in a shielded guided-wave structure,"*
A. I. Khalil, A. B. Yakovlev, and M. B. Steer,
IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Techniques,
Vol. 47, September 1999, pp. 1730-1736 (MURI)
NCSU-ERL-99-15

*"A full-wave system simulation of a folded-slot spatial power combining amplifier array,"*
M. Abdullah, U. A. Mughal, H.-S. Tsai, M B. Steer and R. A. York,
1999 IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symp. Digest. June 1999, pp. 559-562. (MAFET)
NCSU-ERL-99-16

*"Transient analysis of a spatial power combining amplifier,"*
C. E. Christoffersen, S. Nakazawa, M. A. Summers and M. B. Steer,
1999 IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symp. Digest. June 1999, pp. 791-794. (MAFET)
NCSU-ERL-99-17

*"Efficient MOM-based generalized scattering matrix method for
** the integrated circuit and multilayered structures in waveguide"*
A. I. Khalil, A. B. Yakovlev, and M. B. Steer,
1999 IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symp. Digest. June 1999.pp. 2374-2377. (MURI)
NCSU-ERL-99-18

*"Spectral regrowth in microwave amplifiers using transformation of signal statistics,"*
H. Gutierrez, K. Gard, and M. B. Steer,
1999 IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symp. Digest. June 1999,pp. 985-988. (MAFET)
NCSU-ERL-99-19

*"Electromagnetic modeling of a waveguide-based strip-to-slot transition module
** for application to spatial power combining systems,"*
A. B. Yakovlev, A. I. Khalil, C. W. Hicks and M. B. Steer,
Proc. 1999 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symp., July 1999, pp. 286-289. (MURI)
NCSU-ERL-99-20

*"Analysis of shielded CPW spatial power combiners,"*
A. I. Khalil, A. B. Yakovlev, and M. B. Steer,
Proc. 1999 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symp., July 1999, pp. 1828-1831. (MURI)
NCSU-ERL-99-21

*"Modeling of waveguide-based spatial power combining systems,"*
A. I. Khalil, M. Ozkar, A. Mortazawi and M. B. Steer,
Proc. 1999 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symp., July 1999, pp. 1707-1710. (MURI)
NCSU-ERL-99-22

*"Network characterization for a finite array of folded-slot antennas for spatial power combining,"*
M. N. Abdulla, U.A. Mughal and M. B. Steer,
Proc. 1999 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symp., July 1999, pp. 2370-2373. (MAFET)
NCSU-ERL-99-23

*"Strategies for modeling the interaction of device, circuits and fields,"*
M. B. Steer, J. W. Mink and J. F. Harvey,
Proc. 1999 URSI General Assembly, August 1999. (MURI)
NCSU-ERL-99-24

*"An integrated environment for the simulation of electrical, thermal and electromagnetic
** interactions in high-performance integrated circuits,"*
H. Gutierrez, C. E. Christoffersen and M. B. Steer,
Proc. IEEE 6 th Topical Meeting on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging,
Sept. 1999, pp. 217-220. (MAFET).
NCSU-ERL-99-25

*"Modelling spectral regrowth and the effect of packet size,"*
P. J. Rudge, K. Gard, H. Gutierrez, M. B. Steer and R. E. Miles,
4 th IEEE High Frequency Postgraduate Student Colloqium, September 1999. pp.. 68-73.
NCSU-ERL-99-26

*"Efficient simulation of spectral regrowth using nonlinear transformation of signal statistics"*
K. Gard and M. B. Steer,
IEEE Topical Workshop on Power Amplifiers for Wireless Communications, September 1999.
### Gianluca Lazzi

NCSU-ERL-99-27

*"Extension and validation of the equivalent sources helical antenna modeling with the FDTD code"*
Lazzi, G.; Yu, Q.S.; Gandhi, O.P.,
Antennas and Propagation Society, 1999. IEEE International
Symposium 1999 , Volume: 2 , 1999 Page(s): 1054 -1057 vol.2
NCSU-ERL-99-28

*"Experimental and FDTD-computed radiation patterns of cellular
** telephones held in slanted operational conditions"*
Lazzi, G.; Pattnaik, S.S.; Gandhi, O.P,
Electromagnetic Compatibility, IEEE Transactions on , Volume: 41
Issue: 2 , May 1999 Page(s): 141 -144
### Griff L. Bilbro

NCSU-ERL-99-29

* "Convolution, deconvolution, and mean field annealing suitable for analog VLSI"*
Bilbro, G.L.; Hall, L.C.; Clements, M.; Wentai Liu;
IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Analog and Digital Signal Processing
[see also IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs]
Volume: 46 , Issue: 2 , Feb. 1999, Pages:120 - 128
NCSU-ERL-99-30

* "Phase balancing using simulated annealing"*
Zhu, J.; Bilbro, G.; Mo-Yuen Chow;
IEEE Transactions on Power Systems
Volume: 14 , Issue: 4 , Nov. 1999, Pages:1508 - 1513
NCSU-ERL-99-31

* "Simulation of Thermionic Emission from Aluminum Gallium Nitride Cathodes at Elevated Temperatures"*
C. W. Hatfield and G. L. Bilbro,
Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology, B
Vol 17, No 5, pp 1987-1992, Sep-Oct 1999

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