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M.Sc.

Amar Al-Bassam

Research Assistant

Institute of High Frequency Technology
RWTH Aachen University
Melatener Straße 25
52074 Aachen
Germany
Room336b, ground floor
Telephone+49 241 80-27937
Fax+49 241 80-22641
E-mailalbassam@ihf.rwth-aachen.de

Career

Oct 2015 – today Research Assistant, Institute of High Frequency Technology, RWTH Aachen University
Apr 2015 – Sep 2015 Research Assistant, Institute of High Frequency Technology, University Duisburg-Essen
Oct 2014 – Jun 2015 Research Assistant, IMST GmbH, Department Antenna and EM Modeling, Kamp-Lintfort
Oct 2011 – Jun 2014 Education, M.Sc. in „Electrical Engineering“, major „Mirco- and Optoelectronics“ , University of Duisburg-Essen
Dec2013 – Jun 2014 Master Thesis, "Periodic Leaky-Wave Antennas for Orbital Angular Momentum Multiplexing System"
May 2013 – Oct 2013 Research Intern, PolyGrames Research Center, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
Apr 2012 – Mar 2013 Student Assistant, IMST GmbH, Department Antenna and EM Modeling, Kamp-Lintfort
Oct 2011 – Mar 2013 Student Assistant, Institute of High Frequency Technology, University of Duisburg-Essen

Awards

2015 Innovation prize 2014 of the Best Master Thesis in Enginnering sponsored by Sparkasse

Publications

2021

W. Alshrafi, A. Al-Bassam and D. Heberling, "Grating Lobe Reduction Using Tilted Beam Unit Cell in Series-Fed Patch Periodic Leaky-Wave Antennas" in 15th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), Düsseldorf (Germany), 2021. pp. 1-5.

DOI:10.23919/EuCAP51087.2021.9411118

2020

A. Al-Bassam, D. Heberling and C. Caloz, "Broadside Radiation Equalization Through Mode Coupling Balancing in Periodic Leaky-Wave Antennas" in 14th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), Copenhagen (Denmark), 2020. pp. 1-4.

DOI:10.23919/EuCAP48036.2020.9135893

W. Alshrafi, A. Al-Bassam and D. Heberling, "Grating Lobe Mitigation in Series-Fed Patch Periodic Leaky-Wave Antenna Using Parasitic Monopoles" , IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 19, no. 12, pp. 2472-2476, 2020.

DOI:10.1109/LAWP.2020.3036451
File:https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9250448

2019

A. Al-Bassam, D. Heberling and C. Caloz, "Analytical Formulas for Frequency-unbalanced Periodic Leaky-wave Antennas" in Progress in Electromagnetic Research Symposium Proceedings (PIERS), Rome (Italy), 2019. pp. 1236-1242.

DOI:10.1109/PIERS-Spring46901.2019.9017830

A. Al-Bassam, D. Heberling and C. Caloz, "Full-space Coverage Leaky-wave Antenna Based on Successive Space Harmonics" in Progress in Electromagnetic Research Symposium Proceedings (PIERS), Rome (Italy), 2019. pp. 795-800.

DOI:10.1109/PIERS-Spring46901.2019.9017728

A. Al-Bassam, D. Heberling and C. Caloz, "Phase-Equalized Periodic Series-Feeding Network from Structural Asymmetry" in 13th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), Krakow (Poland), 2019. pp. 1-5.

2018

A. Al-Bassam, W. Alshrafi and D. Heberling, "A 60 GHz circularly polarized antenna array for line-of-sight train-to-train communication" in German Microwave Conference (GeMiC), Freiburg (Germany), 2018. pp. 148-151.

DOI:10.23919/GEMIC.2018.8335051

A. Al-Bassam, D. Heberling and C. Caloz, "Multi-Plane Frequency Scanning using a Leaky-Wave Antenna Array with Double-End Series Feeding Network" in IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (APS) USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Boston (USA), 2018. pp. 137-138.

DOI:10.1109/APUSNCURSINRSM.2018.8608509

A. Al-Bassam, D. Heberling and C. Caloz, "Two-Dimensional Periodic Leaky-Wave Antenna for Oblique Frequency Scanning" in 12th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), London (UK), 2018. pp. 1-4.

DOI:10.1049/cp.2018.0531

2017

W. Alshrafi, A. Al-Bassam, C. Culotta-López and D. Heberling, "Printed Yagi-Helix Antennas" in Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference (LAPC), Loughborough (UK), 2017.

DOI:10.1049/cp.2017.0261

Teaching

Exercises, Laboratories, Projects
Communications Engineering Laboratory
RF Laboratory