Publications

Journal publications:

  1. S. J. Boyes, Y. Zhang, A. K. Brown, Y. Huang, “A Method to De-embed External Power Dividers in Efficiency Measurements of All-Excited Antenna Arrays in Reverberation Chamber,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 11, pp. 1418-1421, 2012.
  2. Y. Zhang, A. K. Brown, “Design of Wide-Band Dual Polarized Aperture Array Antennas,” International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, Vol. 4, Special Issue 3, pp. 373-378, June 2012.
  3. Y. Zhang, A. K. Brown, “Octagonal Ring Antenna for a Compact Dual-Polarized Aperture Array,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 59, No. 10, pp. 3927-3932, October 2011.
  4. Y. Zhang, A. K. Brown, “Bunny Ear Combline Antennas for Compact Wide-Band Dual-Polarized Aperture Array,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 59, No. 8, pp. 3071-3075, August 2011.

 

Refereed conference papers:

  1. E. O. Farhat, K. Z. Adami, Y. Zhang, A. K. Brown, and C. V. Sammut, “Aperture Arrays for Radio Astronomy,” Proc. Int. Conf. Electromagn. Adv Apps. (ICEAA), Palm Beach, Aruba, August 3-9, 2014.
  2. J. G. Bij de Vaate, S. A. Torchinsky, A. J. Faulkner, Y. Zhang, A. Gunst, P. Benthem, I. M. van Bemmel, G. Kenfack, “SKA Mid Frequency Aperture Arrays: Technology for the Ultimate Survey Machine,” 2014 XXXIth URSI General Assembly and Scientific Symposium (URSI GASS), Beijing, China, 16 - 23 Aug 2014.
  3. M. Yang, Y. Zhang, A. K. Brown, “Octagonal Ring Antenna (ORA) Array Design for Mobile Base Stations,” The 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting Memphis, Tennessee, USA, 6-11 July 2014.
  4. J. G. Bij de Vaate, P. Benthem, R. Witvers, R. van den Brink, Y. Zhang, S. A. Torchinsky, “ Mid Frequency Aperture Array Technology Developments for the SKA,” 16th International Symposium on Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics (ANTEM), Victoria, Canada, 13 - 17 Jul 2014.
  5. Y. Zhang, A. K. Brown, “Noise Temperature Measurement of Finite Compact Aperture Array,” Proc. Int. Conf. Electromagn. Adv Apps. (ICEAA), Torino, Italy, 9-13 Sept. 2013, pp. 1029-1031.
  6. E. O. Farhat, K. Z. Adami, Y. Zhang, A. K. Brown, and C. V. Sammut, “Ultra-Wideband Tightly Coupled Fractal Octagonal Phased Array Antenna,” Proc. Int. Conf. Electromagn. Adv Apps. (ICEAA), Torino, Italy, 9-13 Sept. 2013, pp. 140-144.
  7. A. K. Brown, Y. Zhang, “A Review of Broadband Array Antenna Technologies,” PIERS 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden, 12-15 August, 2013.
  8. E. O. Farhat, K. Z. Adami, Y. Zhang, A. K. Brown, and C. V. Sammut, “Ultra-Wideband Tightly Coupled Phased Array Antenna for Low-Frequency Radio Telescope,” PIERS 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden, 12-15 August, 2013, pp. 245-249.
  9. Y. Zhang, A. K. Brown, “Novel Broadband Antenna Arrays,” The Proceedings of 2012 Loughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference, 12-13 November 2012, Loughborough, UK, pp. 1-4.
  10. Y. Zhang, A. K. Brown, “A High Performance Planar Phased Array for Wide Field of View Applications,” in Proc. Int. Conf. Electromagn. Adv Apps. (ICEAA), Cape Town, South African, 2-7 Sept. 2012, pp. 375-378.
  11. A. K. Brown, Y. Zhang, “Broadband Dual Polarised Planar Aperture Arrays for Wide Field of View Applications,” Proceedings of EuCAP 2012, 26-30 Mar 2012, Prague, pp. 643-646.
  12. Y. Zhang, A. K. Brown, “Design of Wide-Band Dual Polarized Aperture Array Antennas,” Proceedings of 8th European Radar Conference, EuMW2011, 9-14 Oct 2011, Manchester, pp. 420-423.
  13. A. K. Brown, Y. Zhang, D. Kant, J. G. Bij de Vaate, “Wideband Planar Phased Arrays For the Square Kilometre Array,” 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Phased Array Systems & Technology, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA, 12-15 October, 2010, pp. 616-623.
  14. Y. Zhang, A. K. Brown, “Integrated Aperture Array Antenna Design for Radio Astronomy,” Widefield Science and Technology for the SKA, SKADS Conference 2009, 4-6 November 2009, Château de Limelette, Belgium, 2009, pp. 317-322.
  15. T. S. Ikin, P. N. Wilkinson, A. J. Faulkner, M. Jones, A. Baird, A. K. Brown, D. George, G. Harris, P. L. Kibet, M. Panahi, D. Price, H. C. Reader, S. Schediwy,  P. S. van der Merwe, K. Zarb-Adami, and Y. Zhang, “Progress on Analogue Front end for 2PAD,” Widefield Science and Technology for the SKA, SKADS Conference 2009, 4-6 November 2009, Château de Limelette, Belgium, pp. 227-232.  

 

Professional Reports

  1. “AA-Mid Concept Description,” Document number: WP2-015.020.010-TN-001, G. W. Kant, A. Faulkner, A. van Ardenne, J. G. bij de Vaate, J. Pragt, S. A. Torchinsky, M. Arts, D. Zhang, S. J. Wijnholds, 16 Nov, 2011, available on SKA wiki.
  2. “AA Concept Description,” Document number: WP-2-010.020.010-TD-001, J. G.  Bij de Vaate, A. Faulkner, A. Gunst, A. Van  Ardenne, N.  Razavi, E. De Lera, K.  Zarb Adami,  G. W.  Kant, J.  Pragt,  K.  Grainge, J.  Monari, F.  Perini, A.  Jiwani,  G.  Virone, D. Zhang, T.  Brown, B.  Juswardy, S. Wijnholds,  P. J.  Hall, 12 April, 2011, available on SKA wiki.
  3.  “Octagonal Ring Antenna Design,” Reference document set for AA Concept Description, Y. Zhang, A. K. Brown, 12 April, 2011, available on SKA wiki.

 

Patents

  1. “Wide Band Array Antenna,” UK Patent GB2469075(A) and International patent WO2010/112857 A1, 06 Oct, 2010, Y. Zhang, A. K. Brown, the University of Manchester.
  2. “Wide Band Array Antenna,” GB Application No: 1314242.7, Y. Zhang, A. K. Brown, the University of Manchester.
  3. “Antenna Array,” Mewburn Ref: TRC/FP6916852, Kristian Zarb Adami , Eman Omar , Charles V Sammut, Y. Zhang,  A. K. Brown, THE UNIVERSITY OF MALTA & THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER. 
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