URSI Paper Topics

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URSI-A Electromagnetic Metrology

A.1*:Microwave to sub-millimeter measurements/standards
A.2*:Quantum metrology and fundamental concepts
A.3*:Time and frequency
A.4*:Time-domain metrology, EM-field metrology
A.5*:EMC and EM metrology
A.8*:Bioeffects and medical applications
A.10*:Impulse radar
A.11*:Interconnect and packaging
A.12*:Test facilities
A.13*:THz metrology
A.14*:High-Frequency and millimeter wireless metrology

URSI-B Fields and Waves

B.1*:Antenna arrays
B.2:Antenna theory, design, and measurements
  B.2.1*:Active antennas
  B.2.2*:Active and passive antenna matching
  B.2.3*:Antenna and propagation measurement techniques
  B.2.4*:Small antennas
  B.2.5*:Other antenna topics
B.3:Complex, novel, or specialized media
  B.3.1*:Electromagnetic bandgap (EBG) structures
  B.3.2*:Biological media
  B.3.3*:Geophysical media
B.4*:Educational methods and tools
B.5*:Electromagnetic interaction and coupling
B.6*:Frequency selective surfaces and filters
B.7*:Guided waves and wave-guiding structures
B.8*:High-frequency techniques
B.9*:Imaging, inverse scattering and remote sensing
B.10*:Microstrip antennas and printed devices
B.11*:Millimeter wave and Terahertz antennas
B.12*:MIMO antennas and systems
B.13*:Nanoscale electromagnetics
B.14*:Nonlinear electromagnetics
B.15:Numerical methods
  B.15.1*:Fast methods
  B.15.2*:Finite-difference methods
  B.15.3*:Frequency-domain methods
  B.15.4*:Hybrid methods
  B.15.5*:Integral-equation methods
  B.15.6*:Time-domain methods
B.16*:Optimization techniques
B.17*:Propagation phenomena and effects
B.18*:Rough surfaces and random media
B.20*:Scattering and diffraction
B.21*:Theoretical electro magnetics
B.22*:Transient fields, effects, and systems
B.23*:Ultra-wideband electromagnetics
B.24*:Wireless communications
B.25*:Wireless sensors and sensing networks
B.26:Cognitive radio
  B.26.1*:Reconfigurable antennas
  B.26.2*:Simultaneous transmit and receive systems
  B.26.3*:Spectrum enhancement techniques

URSI-C Radiocommunication Systems and Signal Processing

C.1*:Cognitive radio and software defined radio
C.2*:Computational imaging and inverse methods
C.3*:Information theory, coding, modulation and detection
C.4*:MIMO and MISO systems
C.5*:Radar systems, target detection, localization, and tracking
C.6:Radio communication systems
  C.6.1*:Internet of Things
  C.6.3*:Electromagnetic spectral harmony
C.7*:Sensor networks, and sensor-array processing and calibration
C.8*:Signal and image processing
C.9:Spectrum and medium utilization
  C.9.1*:Electromagnetic modeling of systems and environments
C.10*:Synthetic aperture and space-time processing
C.11*:Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)
C.12*:Distributed, multi-modality, electromagnetic, autonomous systems
C.13*:Applications of machine learning to communications and signal processing

URSI-D Electronics and Photonics

D.1:Microwave, millimeter wave and; THz antennas
  D.1.1*:Hybrid and lens antennas
  D.1.2*:Waveguide antennas
  D.1.3*:Planar antennas
  D.1.4*:Calibration targets
D.2:Microwave, millimeter wave and THz devices, circuits
  D.2.1*:Passive component
  D.2.2*:Baluns, transformers, and filters
  D.2.3*:Transitions and field probes
  D.2.4*:Broadband and multi-band component
  D.2.5*:Metamaterials, FSSs and EM bandgap structures
  D.2.6*:Solid-state circuits and devices
  D.2.7*:Active circuits and devices
  D.2.8*:Millimeter-Wave Transmission Lines, Passive Devices, and Measurement Techniques
  D.2.9*:Novel concepts for Millimeter-Wave Components and Antennas
  D.2.10*:5G and Terahertz Devices
D.3:Microwave, millimeter wave and THz system and applications
D.3*:Theoretical modeling, and numerical simulation in EM
  D.3.1*:Wireless Communications (5G and Beyond)
  D.3.3*:Antenna-coupled detectors, RFID, and; backscatter
  D.3.4:Wireless Power Transfer and Energy Harvesting
  D.3.5*:Biomedical RF and Microwave applications
  D.3.6*:RF and Microwave instrumentation and Measurements
  D.3.7*:Antennas for space/flight applications
  D.3.8*:Tunable & reconfigurable antennas, circuits, and systems
D.4*:Nanotechnologies and nanoelectronics
D.5:Photonics and Optical Devices
  D.5.1*:Fiber and integrated waveguide; nonlinear (NL) WG of conventional and novel materials
  D.5.2*:Integrated planar waveguide circuits for fiber optics, signal processing, microwave photonics, optical interconnects, datacom and telecom applications
  D.5.3*:Biomedical optical imaging, biophotonics and waveguide sensors
  D.5.4*:Fiber-optics telecommunication systems
  D.5.5*:Measurement and characterization of ultrafast optical signals and photonic devices
  D.5.6*:Optoelectronic systems, plasmonics, and electro-optics
  D.5.7*:Combined and hybrid photonic and electronic systems

URSI-E Electromagnetic Environment and Interference

E.1:Electromagnetic environment
  E.1.1*:Electromagnetic noise of natural origin
  E.1.2*:Man-made noise
E.2*:Electromagnetic compatibility measurement technologies
E.3*:Electromagnetic compatibility standards
E.4*:Legal aspects of electromagnetic compatibility
E.5*:Electromagnetic radiation hazards
E.6*:Electromagnetic compatibility education
E.7:Computational electromagnetics in electromagnetic compatibility
  E.7.1*:Computer Modeling
  E.7.2*:Model Validation
  E.7.3*:Statistical Analysis
E.8:Effects of natural and intentional emissions on system performance
  E.8.2*:Effects of transients
  E.8.3*:System analysis
  E.8.4*:Signal integrity
  E.8.5*:Electromagnetic compatibility in communication systems
  E.8.6*:Statistical analysis
E.9:High-power electromagnetics
  E.9.1*:Electrostatic discharge
  E.9.2*:Electromagnetic pulse and lightning
  E.9.4*:Power transmission
E.10*:Spectrum management

URSI-F Wave Propagation and Remote Sensing

F.1:Wave Propagation
  F.1.1*:Channel sounders, measurements and field studies
  F.1.2*:Propagation and channel models
  F.1.3*:Narrowband, wideband and spatial channels
  F.1.4*:Propagation in femto, pico, micro, macro and megacells
  F.1.5*:Propagation in extreme environments
  F.1.6*:Channel characterization for IoT applications
  F.1.7*:Short-range millimeter-wave channel modeling for 5G
  F.1.8*:Scattering, diffraction, dispersion and delay
  F.1.9*:Indoor/outdoor, mobile/fixed and horizontal/slant paths
  F.1.10*:Land or water paths and surface/atmosphere interactions
  F.1.11*:Numerical weather prediction
  F.1.12*:Natural/manmade structures
F.2:Remote Sensing
  F.2.1*:Atmospheric sensing
  F.2.2*:Ocean and ice
  F.2.3*:Foliage and vegetation
  F.2.4*:Urban environments
  F.2.5*:Soil moisture, terrain and subsurface sensing
  F.2.6*:Field campaigns
  F.2.7*:Interferometry and SAR
  F.2.8*:Scattering and diffraction
  F.2.9*:Radiation and emission
  F.2.10*:Propagation effects
  F.2.11*:Machine learning methods for inverse problems in remote sensing
  F.2.12*:Compressive sensing techniques
F.3*:Propagation and remote sensing in complex and random media

URSI-G Ionospheric Radio and Propagation

G.1*:Ionospheric imaging
G.2*:Ionospheric morphology
G.3*:Ionospheric modeling and data assimilation
G.4*:Meteoroids and orbital debris
G.5*:Radar and radio techniques for ionospheric diagnostics
G.6*:Space weather – radio effects
G.7*:Transionospheric radio propagation and systems effects

URSI-H Waves in Plasma

H.1*:Chaos and turbulence in plasmas
H.2*:Plasma instabilities
H.3*:Spacecraft‐plasma interactions
H.4*:Solar/planetary-plasma interactions
H.5*:Space as a research laboratory
H.6*:Wave-wave and wave-particle interactions
H.7*:Waves in space and laboratory plasmas

URSI-J Radio Astronomy

J.1*:Cosmology and Astrophysics at Low Frequencies
J.2*:Next Generation Very Large Array Design and Development
J.3*:New Telescopes, Techniques and Technology
J.4*:Observatory Reports
J.5*:Radio Frequency Interference - Monitoring, Characterization, Mitigation
J.6*:Millimeter-Wave VLBI
J.7*:Telescopes & Technologies for Radio Transient Detection
J.8*:Phased Array Feeds for Radio Astronomy
J.9*:New Technologies for Low Noise Amplifiers and Array Receivers

URSI-K Electromagnetics in Biology and Medicine

K.1*:Body-area networks
K.2*:Dosimetry and exposure assessment
K.3*:Electromagnetic and mixed-mode imaging and diagnostics
K.4*:Therapeutic and rehabilitative applications
K.5*:Implantable and ingestible devices
K.6*:Human-body interactions with antennas and other electromagnetic devices

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