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Program Electromagnetic Conference 2022, Abu Dhabi, UAE November 13 to 17, 2022 13th - 17th November 2022
Technical Program
Day 1: Monday November 14

Program to be provided
after the 15 September

Time Al Mudhaif 2 Al Khaznah 1 Al Khaznah 2
9:00-10:30 Plenary Welcome Session in AlMudhaif 2
9:00-9:20 Dr. Chaouki Kasmi - Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
Welcome Speech from DERC - Introduction to DERC
9:20-9:40 Prof. Edl Schamiloglu - Summa Foundation
Welcome Speech from Summa
9:40-10:00 Dr. William Radasky - Metatech Corp
Introduction to the Technical Program
10:00-10:20 Dr. Nicolas Mora - Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
Logistics and social program explanations
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break Morning
11:00-13:00 TC06
Lightning EM Effects/Measurement

Farhad Rachidi and Marcos Rubinstein

TC09
Antenna Design/Radiation

Dave Giri and Everett Farr

TC07
Analytic and Numerical Modeling

Sergey Tkachenko and Shengquan Zheng

11:00-11:20 ID
10
Analysis of Lightning Electromagnetic Field Propagation Over Mountainous Terrain using Simultaneous Records of Current and its Electric Field at 380-km Distance

Dongshuai Li
DTU Space
ID
96
Performance Evaluation of Ultra-Wideband Vivaldi Antennas for GPR Systems

Alejandro Rangel
Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ID
17
The Regge Method for a Vertical Half-Circular Loop above Conducting Ground

Sergey Tkachenko
Otto-von-Guericke Universität Magdeburg
11:20-11:40 ID
13
Return-stroke field close to the channel with finitely conducting earth

Rupam Pal
Indian Institute of Science
ID
49
Broadband Waveguide-Stripline Radiators As Part Of An S-Band AESA

Pavel Sukhacheuski
Proton R&D Innovations
ID
80
Method of Modal Parameters for the Wire Segments with Symmetrical Geometry and the Regge Method

Sergey Tkachenko
Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg
11:40-12:00 ID
32
Group Velocity of the Return Stroke at the Bottom of Channel Derived from Optical Observation

Zhengyu Huang
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
ID
51
3D Printed Absorbing Frequency Selective Surface in the S-Band

Fernando Albarracin
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
39
Simulating an Open Coaxial Return Line in a Reverberation Chamber

Alexander Schoisl
Airbus Defence and Space
12:00-12:20 ID
8
FDTD Simulation of Voltages Induced on Secondary Circuits in a Substation with a Grounding Grid

Akiyoshi Tatematsu
Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry
ID
73
Effect of the Electrode Geometry on the Radiation Performance of a High-Power Dipole Antenna

Ahmed Alebri
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
52
An Efficient Computer Code for the Analysis of Grounding Systems Using the Method of Moments

Hamidreza Karami
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-EPFL
12:20-12:40 ID
46
Lightning response of distribution lines equipped with shield wires and surge arrester

Alberto BORGHETTI
University of Bologna
ID
83
Development of Standing Wave Oscillator-Fed Antenna Array for Compact HPEM Applications

Zahra Esmati
Monash University
ID
97
On the Modeling of the Initial Stage of the Electric Explosion Process of a Wire Array

Ali Alhammadi
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
12:40-13:00 ID
36
Lightning Electromagnetic Fields Computation: An Approach to Reduce the Computational Effort

Daniele Mestriner
University of Genoa
ID
14
Influence of mast positioning on ship RCS

Nemanja Grbić
Vlatacom Institute
ID
74
Semi-analytical gray-box modeling of an impulse radiating antenna

Elias Le Boudec
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - EPFL
13:00-14:30 Lunch Break
14:30-15:30 TC06
Lightning EM Effects/Measurement

Farhad Rachidi and Marcos Rubinstein

TC09
Antenna Design/Radiation

Dave Giri and Everett Farr

TC12
Explosive Devices - Effects and Protection

Felix Vega

14:30-14:50 ID
47
Source Position of Intense LEMP Associated with Upward Lightning in Winter

Masaru Ishii
The University of Tokyo
ID
58
Direction Finding System Based on an Additively Manufactured Stackable Luneburg Lens

Mae AlMansoori
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
53
Landmine Detection Using Electromagnetic Time Reversal Based Methods

Hamidreza Karami
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - EPFL
14:50-15:10 ID
56
Two Different Types of 3D Lightning Mapping Systems Developed for Observing Winter Lightning in Japan

Daohong Wang
Gifu university
ID
92
Design of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for Synthetic Apertures Radar Applications

Jarrah Alhammadi
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
64
An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Platform for the detection of Landmines and IEDs using GPR

Asilah Almesmari
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
15:10-15:30 ID
101
On the Influence of Luminous-and-Grounded Channel on the Radiated Electric Fields at Close Distance in Rocket-Triggered Lightning

Quanxin Li
Tsinghua University
ID
66
Ant Nests detection under Forest Coverage by Drone Borne Radar Survey

Gian Ore
UNICAMP
ID
103
On the use of Convolutional Neural Networks to Classify Objects in GPR Scans

Sultan Abughazal
Mohamed Bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break Afternoon
16:00-17:00 TC06
Lightning EM Effects/Measurement

Farhad Rachidi and Marcos Rubinstein

TC10
Statistical Methods in HPEM

Chaouki Kasmi and Lars-Ole Fichte

TC15
Meta Materials for High-Power Applications

Edl Schamiloglu and Zhuoyan Duan

TC08
Bioeffects/Medical Applications of EM

Lars-Ole Fichte and Dave Giri

16:00-16:20 ID
67
State of the art on the use of Conductive Fabrics for Lightning Protection

John Pantoja
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
45
Random Coupling Model for Wave-Chaotic Cavity with Aperture Excitation

Hong Soo Park
Soongsil University
ID
95
Design of X-band Absorbers for Simultaneous Attenuation of Impinging Waves at Grazing Angles

Varsha Mishra
University of Pisa
16:20-16:40 ID
78
Climate Change and its Impact on Lightning Protection Practices

Zainal Abidin HARTONO
Lightning Protection Consultant
ID
37
Use of Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces to Modify the Statistical Electromagnetic Properties of Complex Enclosures

Jingnan Cai
University of Maryland
16:40-17:00 ID
86
On solutions to the bio-heat equation

Lars Ole Fichte
HSU
Day 2: Tuesday November 15

Program to be provided
after the 15 September

Time Al Mudhaif 2 Al Khaznah 1 Al Khaznah 2
9:00-10:30 Plenary 1 Session in AlMudhaif 2
9:00-9:40 Speaker - To be Confirmed Soon
TBC
9:40-10:20 Speaker - To be Confirmed Soon
TBC
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break Morning
11:00-13:00 Plenary 2 Session in AlMudhaif 2
11:00-11:40 Speaker - To be Confirmed Soon
TBC
11:40-12:20 Dr. Richard Hoad - QinetiQ
An overview of HPEM and Directed Energy related Capabilities at QinetiQ
12:20-13:00 Prof. Edl Schamiloglu - University of New Mexico
The Directed Energy Center at the University of New Mexico (DEC@UNM)
13:00-14:30 Lunch Break
14:30-15:30 TC01
Sources, Antennas and Facilities

Dave Giri and Bill Prather

SS02
High Energy Lasers and Effects on Materials

Guillaume Matras and Steevy Cordette

TC04
IEMI Threats/Effects/Protection

Bill Radasky and Richard Hoad

14:30-14:50 ID
19
Characterization of a 38-kJ Capacitive Source for an Electromagnetic Accelerator

Aaesha AlAli
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
5
High-Power Fiber Laser-Induced Damage on the Surface of a Quadcopter Drone

Reem AlAmeri
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
12
Study on the Effect of HPEM Pulse on RF Frontend

Woosang Lee
Agency for Defense Development
14:50-15:10 ID
55
Investigation of Electrode Erosion in Gas-Filled Spark Gap Switch

Abdul Baba
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
90
High Power CW Laser-induced Thermal Effects on an Electronic Device

L. Al Shehhi
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
30
MOSFET Failure Modelling in Flyback SMPS Under High Level Conducted Electrical Pulses

Laurine CUROS
CEA, DAM, CEA-Gramat
15:10-15:30 ID
69
Cathode Edge Effect and Divergence of Emitted Electron Beams in Vircators

Moza Mohamed
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
90
Multi-kW Class CW Laser-induced Damage Assessment of Metals and Carbon Fiber in a Mobile Research Laboratory

Ali Al Blooshi
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
34
Destruction Scenario of Power Supply Due to Conducted Pulse from HEMP

Guillaume MEJECAZE
CEA, DAM, CEA-Gramat
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break Afternoon
16:00-17:00 TC01
Sources, Antennas and Facilities

Dave Giri and Bill Prather

SS02
High Energy Lasers and Effects on Materials

Guillaume Matras and Steevy Cordette

TC04
IEMI Threats/Effects/Protection

Bill Radasky and Richard Hoad

16:00-16:20 ID
61
Experimental Investigation of the Breakdown Voltage of Nitrogen (N2) and Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) Gaseous Mixture Using Experimental and Numerical Methods

Mohamed AlYousef
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
75
Laser generated EMP at LMJ-PETAL facility : EMP mitigation and equipment protection

Bertrand Etchessahar
CEA
ID
24
Summary of Lessons Learned to Date from Trial Deployment of HPEM Detectors

Richard Hoad
QinetiQ Ltd
16:20-16:40 ID
88
Study of Post Breakdown Arc Resistance in Argon and Nitrogen Gas-filled Spark Gap Switch

Antaryami Mohanta
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
42
High Power Laser in industry

Asma AlAhmadi
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
76
IEMI Detection. Setting up relevant detection threshold

Nicolas Ribière-Tharaud
CEA
16:40-17:00 ID
84
On the use of Doubly Conformal Electrodes in Vacuum Diodes for High Power Microwave Applications

Ernesto Neira Camelo
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
9
High-Power Laser Diode Beam Shaping for Incoherent Combining

Juan Coronel
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
82
Time Domain Measurement of IEMI Shielding Effectiveness of Wire Meshes

Edward Savage
Metatech Corporation
Day 3: Wednesday November 16

Program to be provided
after the 15 September

Time Al Mudhaif 2 Al Khaznah 1 Al Khaznah 2
9:00-10:30 Plenary 3 Session in AlMudhaif 2
9:00-9:40 Speaker to be Confirmed Soon on the plenary
Title to TBC
9:40-10:20 Prof. Felix Vega - Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
Development of HPEM Systems in the UAE
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break Morning
11:00-13:00 Plenary 4 Session in AlMudhaif 2
11:00-11:40 Dr. Nicolas Mora - Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
Introduction to the HPEM Laboratory and testing activities at DERC
11:40-12:20 Prof. Farhad Rachidi and Marcos Rubinstein - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology -EPFL , University of Applied Sciences HEIG-VD
Guiding lightning with High-Power Lasers: Experiments at the Säntis Tower in Switzerland
12:20-13:00 Dr. Isabelle Junqua - ONERA
Evaluation of RF indoor environment by Electromagnetic Topology and Power Balance concepts: Theory and applications
13:00-14:30 Lunch Break
14:30-15:30 No sessions in Al Mudhaif 2 – preparation awards dinner TC02
Coupling/Structures/Cables

Jean-Philippe Parmantier and Jun Guo

TC05
System Level Protection and Testing

Armin Kaelin and Yanzhao Xie

14:30-14:50 No sessions in Al Mudhaif 2 – preparation awards dinner ID
25
Electromagnetic Shielding in Rock Tunnels

Jostein Godø
Forsvarsbygg (NDEA)
ID
59
Protection of Control, Signal, and Data Points of Entry Against HEMP

Sergio Longoria
ETS-Lindgren Inc.
14:50-15:10 No sessions in Al Mudhaif 2 – preparation awards dinner ID
79
Circuit Model of Multiconductor Lines Excited by an Incident Plane Wave

Moustafa Raya
Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg
ID
60
Problems and Best Practices in Protecting Data Lines Against HEMP

Sergio Longoria
ETS-Lindgren Inc.
15:10-15:30 No sessions in Al Mudhaif 2 – preparation awards dinner ID
89
A Time-Reversal Cavity for Electromagnetic Waves in Transmission Line Networks with an Arbitrary Topology

Zhaoyang Wang
Imperial College London (ICL)
ID
48
Materials For Protection Against High Power Electromagnetic Impact

Natallia Nasonova
Proton R&D Innovations
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break Afternoon
16:00-17:00 No sessions in Al Mudhaif 2 – preparation awards dinner TC02
Coupling/Structures/Cables

Jean-Philippe Parmantier and Jun Guo

TC05
System Level Protection and Testing

Armin Kaelin and Yanzhao Xie

No sessions in Al Mudhaif 2 – preparation awards dinner TC07
Analytic and Numerical Modeling Sergey

Tkachenko and Shengquan Zheng

16:00-16:20 No sessions in Al Mudhaif 2 – preparation awards dinner ID
38
Coupling of Microwave Pulses to Complex Enclosures: Analytical and Numerical Modeling and Experiments

Jared Erb
University of Maryland
ID
50
Use of Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces for Protection of Sensitive Devices in Complex Enclosed Scattering Environments

Benjamin W. Frazier
University of Maryland
16:20-16:40 No sessions in Al Mudhaif 2 – preparation awards dinner ID
44
Anti-interference design in Cable SGEMP experiment

Maoxing Zhang
Tsinghua University
ID
100
Fast Turn on Circuit Model of Puck-style Metal Oxide Varistors

Jane Lehr
University of New Mexico
16:40-17:00 No sessions in Al Mudhaif 2 – preparation awards dinner ID
43
Electromagnetic Fields in and around an Enclosure for HEMP E1 Excitation

D V Giri
PRO-TECH
Day 4: Thursday November 17

Program to be provided
after the 15 September

Time Al Mudhaif 2 Al Khaznah 1 Al Khaznah 2
9:00-10:30 TC01
Sources, Antennas and Facilities

Dave Giri and Bill Prather

TC03
Measurement Techniques

Anthony Wraight and Lihua Shi

TC17
Evaluation of HEMP/IEMI Impacts on Critical Infrastructures

Bill Radasky and Yanzhao Xie

9:00-9:20 ID
70
Towards High-Power Microwaves

Sergei Anishchenko
Research Institute for Nuclear Problems of Belarusian State University
ID
33
EMC Capabilities at TII

Islem Yahi
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
22
HEMP Coupling Measurement and Assessment of a Modern Electrical Substation

Richard Hoad
QinetiQ Ltd
9:20-9:40 ID
15
Development of the wideband EMP radiation system based on dual fat dipole antennas

Young-Kyung Jeong
Replex Co., Ltd.
ID
29
Aircraft Detection Using HF Radar

Pavle Petrovic
Vlatacom Institute, Belgrade
ID
81
E1 HEMP Exposure of Ungrounded Shielded Cables

Edward Savage
Metatech Corporation
9:40-10:00 ID
18
Design and Modeling of a Tesla Transformer for HPM Sources

Gideon Nimo Appiah
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
94
Simulation supporting certification

Jean-Christophe JOLY
CEA
ID
6
Real-time Substation Shielding Compromise and HPEM Event detection

Eric Easton
Centerpoint Energy
10:00-10:20 ID
62
Compact and Efficient Mode Converter for HPEM Applications in L Band

Luciano de Oliveira
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
91
Considerations for a Real Time Measurement and Processing System for HPEM Fields

Edrees Almansoori
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
7
Financial Comparative Analysis of Substation EMP Mitigation Approaches

Eric Easton
Centerpoint Energy
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break Morning
11:00-13:00 TC01
Sources, Antennas and Facilities

Dave Giri and Bill Prather

TC03
Measurement Techniques

Anthony Wraight and Lihua Shi

TC17
Evaluation of HEMP/IEMI Impacts on Critical Infrastructures

Bill Radasky and Yanzhao Xie

SS03
Dave Giri: Career and Times

Carlos Romero

TC14
Influence of Geomagnetic Disturbances on Infrastructures

Edward Savage

11:00-11:20 ID
71
Tolerances in FCG Design: Theory

Sergei Anishchenko
Research Institute for Nuclear Problems of Belarusian State University
ID
68
Comparison of Pulsed High Voltage Measurement Techniques through a Shielded Enclosure

Marc Sallin
Montena technology
ID
87
Use of C-UAS System and Its EM Effect Analysis

TaeHeon Jang
Korea Testing Laboratory (KTL)
11:20-11:40 ID
57
The Concept of a Switched Oscillator Box Array: Resonant Source for HPEM Applications

Mae AlMansoori
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
20
Determination of the Complex Permittivity of Eglass and Balsa wood using a Rectangular

Shaikha AlDhaheri
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
97
GMD Impacts on High Voltage Power Grids -- Lessons Learned

William Radasky
Metatech Corporation
11:40-12:00 ID
63
Single Layer Microstrip Gysel Combiner for HighPower CW Applications

Bharathidasan Sugumaran
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
28
Spectral Response of the Conical Monopole Sensor Calibration Setup

Hamad Deiban
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
85
Magnetic Field Pattern Effects on Surface Impedance for Late-Time HEMP and Geomagnetic Disturbances

James Gilbert
Metatech Corporation
12:00-12:20 ID
65
Fast L-band demonstrator for Remote Induction of Disturbance for Access Denial (RIDAD)

Adamo Banelli
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
21
RCS Measurement Technique in Semi-Anechoic Chamber

Papa Leye
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
23
A Resilience based Approach to HPEM Threat Mitigation

Richard Hoad
QinetiQ Ltd
12:20-12:40 ID
72
A Concept for High-Power UWB Radiator Based on the Dipole-Reflector-Director Configuration

Mariam AlMenhali
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
31
Design of a Dielectric Waveguide Sensor for Pseudo-Transmission Measurements

Christoph Baer
Ruhr University Bochum
12:40-13:00 ID
54
Electric Field Radiation from the Tapered Impedance Half Impulse Radiating Antenna

Felix Vega
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
ID
27
Extrapolation of truncated transfer functions for compensating time-domain measurements

David Martinez
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
13:00-14:30 Lunch Break
14:30-15:30 SS03
Dave Giri: Career and Times

Carlos Romero

TC03
Measurement Techniques

Anthony Wraight and Lihua Shi

14:30-14:50 ID
35
Overview of Collaborative Efforts over Several Decades in Pulse Power and Antennas

Ian Smith
Consultant
ID
77
On the use of the Gabor Transform to Study the Instability Growth Time in Vircators

Nouf AlEissaee
Technology Innovation Institute - DERC
14:50-15:10 ID
99
The JOLT System: A Retrospective

Jane Lehr
University of New Mexico
15:10-15:30 ID
26
David V. Giri, Switzerland’s HPEM Conveyor

Markus Nyffele
Retired - Armasuisse Science and Technology
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break Afternoon
16:00-17:00 SS03
Dave Giri: Career and Times

Carlos Romero

16:00-16:20 ID
41
The Definition of the Rise Time of Impulse Signals

Carlos Romero
Armasuisse Science and Technology
16:20-16:40 ID
11
Ultra-wide band radar system using impulse radiating antennas in The Netherlands

Peter Zwamborn
TNO Defence, Safety and Security
16:40-17:00 ID
40
The “Arreghini’s Problem” challenge

Jean-Philippe PARMANTIER
ONERA