DISSERTATIONS

Click here for a list of dissertations written by Rad Lab Ph.D. candidates. Please note that while most of the dissertations are available from the U of M library, not all are available in electronic format. Hyperlinks are provided for dissertations available electronically.

 

RESEARCH FACILITIES

Experimental facilities in the EECS building occupy 4500 sq. feet and include:

· Large 60 ft. Long Anechoic Chamber for Antenna Pattern, Scattering and Radar System Evaluations from L band to Millimeter Wave Frequencies
· Small 10 ft. Antenna Measurement Chamber with a Dedicated 10-100GHz Measurement System
· Microwave to TeraHertz Device Fabrication Facilities
· Extensive Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Fabrication and Measurement Equipment Covering 1-500GHz and with Some Particular Equipment Extending to 3 THz.
· Several Network Analyzers extending till 110GHz (HP8510B and HP8720B) Complemented with Spectrum Analyzers, Sources, Sweepers, Synthesizers, Detectors, Power Meters, Waveguide Components, etc.
· Truck-Mounted Radars and Radiometers
· Computer-Controlled Milling Machine
· Electromagnetic Compatability and Interference Measurement Equipment
· Access to Solid State Electronics Lab clean room facility for Si and GaAs circuit fabrication
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· Radar Image Processing Facility
· Extensive Computational Facilities and Accessibility to State-of-Art Graphics and Simulation Tools Such as Mentor Graphics for Integrated Circuit Analysis, SDRC I-DEAS , PATRAN for gridding, and HP-LIBRA, HFSS, MOMENTUM and IE3D (among others) for Modeling and Simulation; Graduate students are generally equipped with their own desktop workstation
· Access to Spaceflight Hardware Fabrication Facility
· Access to Major Plasma Electrodynamics Chamber Facility
· Access to Space!
· Access to Center for Parallel Computing