ATTIVITA DI RICERCA
    Sviluppo di nuove tecniche analitico-numeriche, e implementazione di codici di calcolo, per la soluzione di problemi di diffrazione da strutture periodiche. Studio di materiali naturali ed artificiali, in particolare nanostrutturati, loro utilizzo nell’ambito di sistemi elettronici per applicazioni a vari settori quali la biomedica, la chimica, l’energetica, la fisica, le telecomunicazioni. Progetto di componenti ottici diffrattivi innovativi, di superfici selettive in frequenza, di cristalli fotonici e metamateriali a banda elettromagnetica proibita.
    Sviluppo di nuove tecniche analitico-numeriche, e implementazione di codici di calcolo, per la soluzione di problemi di scattering elettromagnetico, diretto e inverso, da oggetti dielettrici e conduttori immersi in strutture multistrato.
    Sintesi, realizzazione e caratterizzazione sperimentale di antenne e componenti passivi in guida d’onda e strutture planari e integrate innovativi, per applicazioni a microonde, onde millimetriche e sub-millimetriche e frequenze ottiche.
    Attività di ricerca sul tema del calcolo e della misura dei livelli di esposizione a campi elettrici, magnetici ed elettromagnetici, per la salvaguardia e la sicurezza della salute umana. Attività di test e controllo sull’inquinamento elettromagnetico ambientale, valutazione del rischio di esposizione ai campi elettromagnetici nei luoghi di lavoro. Studio di tecniche di bonifica e progetto di materiali schermanti innovativi. Studio di sensori e dispositivi per applicazione mediche e biologiche.
    Attività di ricerca in ambito georadar: progetto di sensori innovativi multi-antenna e multi-polarizzazione; miglioramento delle tecniche di data-processing per la stima di parametri geometrici e fisici di interesse; sviluppo di protocolli e linee guida per un impiego efficace del georadar in ingegneria civile e per il rilevamento di mine antipersona; interazione del georadar con altre tecniche di indagine non invasive.
    Sviluppo di tecniche elettromagnetiche per il riscaldamento di plasmi di idrogeno da impiegarsi nella ricerca sull’energia da fusione nucleare: studio dell’interazione tra onde elettromagnetiche e plasma, progetto di componenti in guida d’onda e di lanciatori a radiofrequenza e microonde in grado di operare con potenze elevate e in ambiente elettromagnetico “complesso” caratterizzato da mezzi a bassa rigidità dielettrica (plasma di bordo) e presenza di strutture di varia natura quali altri lanciatori, sonde, elementi di confinamento del plasma, ecc..
    Il Laboratorio svolge inoltre attività di supporto alla didattica a corsi del S.S.D. Campi elettromagnetici (09/F1 ex-ING-INF/02).



    Capitoli di libro

    1. F. Frezza, L. Pajewski, C. Ponti, and G. Schettini, “EBG superstrates for directivity enhancement of antennas,” in Selected topics in photonic crystals and metamaterials, A. Andreone, A. Cusano, A. Cutolo, V. Galdi, Editors, chapter 6, pp. 215-238, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, 2011. ISBN: 978-981-4355-18-6
    2. C. Ponti, “Development of new methods for the forward solution of the forward scattering by buried objects.” State of the art and open issues, chapter in Cost action Tu1208 "Civil Engineering Applications of Ground Penetrating Radar" Proceedings of First Action General Meeting, pp.109-115, Aracne, Rome, 2013. ISBN: 978-88-548-6190-9
    3. C. Ponti, “Methods for the electromagnetic forward scattering by buried objects”, chapter in Civil Engineering Applications of Ground Penetrating Radar, editors L. Pajewski and G. Schettini, pp. 197-217, Springer, 2015.  ISBN: 978-3-319-04812-3

    Progetti di ricerca


    PRIN 2017 “Ultra-wideband Virtual Imaging Extra Wall for high-penetration high quality imagery of enclosed structures (U-VIEW)


    Conference Proceedings


    • Ponti, C., Santarsiero, M., & Schettini, G. “Modelling of through-the-wall scenarios with the CWA”. Paper presented at the Proceedings of the 2017 19th International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2017, 1832-1835. Verona; Italy; 11-15 September 2017. 

     

    • Ceccuzzi, S., Ponti, C., & Schettini, G. “Lattice modes paving the way to printable efficient antennas.” Paper presented at the Proceedings of the 2017 19th International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2017, 1089-1092. ; Verona; Italy; 11-15 September 2017.

     

    • Jandieri, V., Baccarelli, P., Valerio, G., Ceccuzzi, S., Ponti, C., & Schettini, G. “Efficient and rigorous analysis of leaky modes in 2-D EBG guiding structures.” Paper presented at the Proceedings of the 2017 19th International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2017, 444-445. Verona; Italy; 11-15 September 2017.



    • Baccarelli, P., Jandieri, V., Valerio, G., Schettini, G. “Efficient computation of the lattice sums for leaky waves using the Ewald method”, 2017 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EUCAP 2017, 15 May 2017, Article number 7928642, Pages 3222-3223, 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EUCAP 2017; Paris; France; 19-24 March 2017.

     

    • Ponti, C., Schettini, G. “Direct scattering methods in presence of interfaces with different media”, 2017 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EUCAP 2017, 15 May 2017, Article number 7928469, Pages 1707-1710, 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EUCAP 2017; Paris; France; 19-24 March 2017.

     

    •  Jandieri, V., Baccarelli, P., Ponti, C., Schettini, G. “Full-wave analysis of leaky modes in 2-D EBG waveguides” 2017 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EUCAP 2017, 15 May 2017, Article number 7928613, Pages 3224-3225, 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EUCAP 2017; Paris; France; 19-24 March 2017.

     

    • Ponti, C., Schettini, G. “On time-domain use of the cylindrical wave approach”, 2017 International Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Symposium - Italy, ACES 2017, 1May 2017, Article number 7916392, 2017 International Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Symposium - Italy, ACES 2017; Firenze; Italy; 26-30 March 2017.

     

    • Ponti, C., Ceccuzzi, S., Schettini, G., Baccarelli, P., “Tapered EBG superstrates for low-permittivity resonator antennas”, 2016 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2016 – Proceedings, 25 October 2016, Article number 7695881, Pages 345-346, 2016 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2016; El Conquistador ResortFajardo; Puerto Rico; 26 June-1 July 2016.

     

    • Ponti, C., Santarsiero, M., Schettini, G. ,“Recent advancements in the forward scattering with the Cylindrical Wave Approach”, 2016 URSI International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory, EMTS 2016, 19 September 2016, Article number 7571464, Pages 598-599, 2016 URSI International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory, EMTS 2016; Espoo; Finland; 14-18 August 2016.

     

    • Ceccuzzi, S., Jandieri, V., Baccarelli, P., Ponti, C., Schettini, G. , “Directive scattering by a line source coupled to infinite or finite Electromagnetic Band-Gap media”, 2016 URSI International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory, EMTS 2016, 19 September 2016, Article number 7571411, Pages 407-408, 2016 URSI International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory, EMTS 2016; Espoo; Finland; 14-18 August 2016.

     

    • Ceccuzzi, S., Ponti, C., Schettini, G., Ravera, G.L., “On the use of corrugations in mode filters for oversized rectangular waveguides”, IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest, Volume 2016-August, 9 August 2016, Article number 7540276, 2016 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, IMS 2016; San Francisco; United States; 22-27 May 2016.

     

    • V. Jandieri, R. Khomeriki, G. Schettini, D. Erni, “Nonlinear all-optical digital amplification of light pulses based on coupled photonic crystal guiding nanostructures”, 2015 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA),  7-11 September 2015, Turin, Italy.

     

    • S. Ceccuzzi, L. Pajewski, and G. Schettini, “Gain Enhancement of Realistic 3D Antennas by Periodic Dielectric Cylinders: a Comparison between Two Different EBG-based Mechanisms,” Proceedings of Metamaterials 2015, 7-10 September 2015, Oxford.

     

    • S. Ceccuzzi, L. Pajewski, and G. Schettini, “Low permittivity EBG materials for antenna superstrates,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (AP-S 2015), 19-25 July 2015, Vancouver, Canada.

     

    • C. Castaldo, A. Di Siena, R. Fedele, F. Napoli, L. Amicucci, R. Cesario, G. Schettini “Influence of collisions on parametric instabilities produced by lower hybrid wave power”, 42nd European Physical Society Conference on Plasma Physics, EPS 2015, 22-26 June 2015, Lisbon, Portugal.

     

    • C. Ponti, L. Pajewski, and G. Schettini “The cylindrical-wave approach as a useful tool for defining reference scenarios for inverse and imaging techniques,” IEEE Conference on Antenna Measurements and Applications, (CAMA 2014), Antibes,  16-19 November, 2015.

     

    • S. Ceccuzzi, C. Ponti, L. Pajewski, and G. Schettini, “EBG-based spatial filters for directive antennas: a comparison between two different methods,” Proc. XX Riunione Nazionale di Elettromagnetismo (RiNEm), Padova, Italy, 15-18 September 2014.

     

    • S. Ceccuzzi, C. Ponti, G. Schettini “On highly-directive EBG-based Antennas,” Proc. of the 2014 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), Aruba, 3-9 August 2014, pp 121-124.

     

    • S. Ceccuzzi, L. Pajewski, and G. Schettini, “Enhancing the Directivity of a Short-Length Horn by an EBG Cavity,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (AP-S 2014), 6-11 July 2014, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A, pp. 1776-1777.

     

    • S. Ceccuzzi, C. Ponti, L. Pajewski, and G. Schettini, “On 2D photonic crystals and the shaping of radiation diagrams,” Proc. International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, 6-10 July 2014, Graz, Austria.

     

    • F. Tosti, S. Adabi, L. Pajewski, G. Schettini, A. Benedetto “Large-scale analysis of dielectric and mechanical properties of pavement using GPR and LFWD”, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, GPR 2014, 30 June – 4 July 2014, Bruxelles, Belgium.

     

    • C. Ponti, L. Pajewski, and G. Schettini, “Simulation of scattering by cylindrical targets hidden behind a layer,” Proc.XV International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR2014), June 30 - July 4, 2014, Brussels, Belgium.

     

    • M.A. Fiaz, C. Ponti, and G. Schettini, “On the scattering by a cylindrical object below a rough surface with the CWA,” Proc. IEEE MTT-S Int. Conf. Num. Electromagn. Mod. and Opt. for RF, Microwave, and Terahertz Applications (NEMO 2014), Pavia, Italy, 14-16 May, 2014.

     

    • S. Ceccuzzi, L. Pajewski, C. Ponti, and G. Schettini, “Comparison between Two Methods for Directivity Enhancement of Antennas through 2-D EBGs,” Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium Proceedings, Stockholm, Sweden, 12-15 Aug. , 2013, pp. 557-561.

     

    • Pajewski, L., Benedetto, A., Derobert, X., (...), Schettini, G., Trinks, I. , “Applications of Ground Penetrating Radar in civil engineering - COST action TU1208”, IWAGPR 2013 - Proceedings of the 2013 7th International Workshop on Advanced Ground Penetrating Radar 2013, Article number 6601528, IWAGPR 2013; Nantes; France; 2-5 July 2013.

     

    • S. Ceccuzzi, L. Pajewski, C. Ponti, and G. Schettini, “Comparison Between two Methods for the Directivity Enhancement of Antennas Through 2-D Electromagnetic Bandgap Structures,” 2013 IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) Digest, Seattle, WA, 2-7 June 2013. 

     

    • F. Frezza, L. Pajewski, C. Ponti, and G. Schettini, “Cylindrical-wave approach for line-source electromagnetic scattering by buried dielectric cylinders,” Proc. of IWAGPR 2013, Nantes, France, 2-5 July 2013.

     

    • C. Ponti, F. Frezza, L. Pajewski, and G. Schettini, “Scattering by Buried PEC Cylinders from an Arbitrary 2D Illumination,” Proc. of URSI-EMTS 2013, Hiroshima, Japan, 19-24 May, 2013.

     

    • F. Frezza, L. Pajewski, C. Ponti, G. Schettini, and N. Tedeschi, “Plane-Wave Scattering by a Perfectly-Conducting Circular Cylinder Buried in a Lossy Medium,” Proc. XIX Riunione Nazionale di Elettromagnetismo (RiNEm), Rome, Italy, 10-14 September , 2012, pp. 207-2012.

     

    • Napoli, F., Castaldo, C., Cesario, R., Schettini, G. “A parametric analysis of nonlinear lower hybrid effects”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 401, Issue 1, 2012, Article number 012016, 13th Joint Varenna-Lausanne International Workshop on Theory of Fusion Plasmas; Varenna; Italy; 27-31 August 2012.

     

    • F. Frezza, L. Pajewski, C. Ponti, G. Schettini, and N. Tedeschi, “CWA for Electromagnetic Scattering by Subsurface Targets in a Lossy Medium,” Geophysical Research Abstracts, vol. 14, 2012, 9th European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, 22-27 April 2012, Vienna, Austria.

     

    • Meschino, S., Pajewski, L., Schettini, G., Pastorino, M., Randazzo, A. “Sub-surface localization of buried cylinders by means of sub-array processing”, Proceedings of 6th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2012, 2012, Article number 6206193, Pages 1373-1377, 6th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2012; Prague; Czech Republic; 26-30 March 2012.

     

    • L. Pajewski, C. Ponti, and G. Schettini, "Analysis and Design of Diffractive-Optical and Photonic Band-Gap Elements: Activities during the COST Action MP0702", Proceedings of Micro- and nano-photonic materials and devices MINAP 2012, 16-18 January, 2012, Trento, Italy, pp. 137-140.

     

    • L. Pajewski, C. Ponti, G. Schettini e F. Frezza, “Near-field solution to scattering by buried cylindrical targets” Proc. 5th International Conference on Electromagnetic Near-Field Characterization and Imaging (ICONIC 2011), 30 November – 2 December 2011, Rouen, France.

     

    • M. A. Fiaz, L. Pajewski, C. Ponti, G. Schettini, and F. Frezza, “On the scattering by buried objects”, Proc. of 14th  International Conference on Network-Based Information Systems (NBiS) 2011, 7-9 September 2011, Tirana, Albania, pp. 478-483.

     

    • M. A. Fiaz, L. Pajewski, C. Ponti, G. Schettini, and F. Frezza “Scattering by cylindrical targets buried in a ground with rough interface,” Proc. 6th International Workshop on Advanced Ground Penetrating Radar (IWAGPR2011), 22-24 June 2011, Aachen, Germany, pp. 166-171. 

     

    • Benedetto, A., Tosti, F., Schettini, G., Twizere, C. , “Evaluation of geotechnical stability of road using GPR”, 2011 6th International Workshop on Advanced Ground Penetrating Radar, IWAGPR 2011, 2011, Article number 5963858, 2011 6th International Workshop on Advanced Ground Penetrating Radar, IWAGPR 2011; Aachen; Germany; 22-24 June 2011.

     

    • Napoli, F., Pajewski, L., Schettini, G., Vescovo, R., “On a multi-objective approach in the non-uniform symmetrical linear antenna array design”, Proceedings of the 5th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EUCAP 2011, 2011, Article number 5782015, Pages 2221-2225, 5th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EUCAP 2011; Rome; Italy; 10-15 April 2011.

     

    • F. Frezza, L. Pajewski, C. Ponti, and G. Schettini, “CWA characterization of buried infrastuctures,” Geophysical Research Abstracts, vol. 13, 2011, 8th European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, 3-8 April 2011, Vienna, Austria.

     

    • L. Di Palma, F. Frezza, L. Pajewski, E. Piuzzi, C. Ponti, G. Rossi, and G. Schettini, “Experimental investigations on woodpile EBG metamaterials,” META2010 – 5th National Workshop on Metamaterials and Special Material for Electromagnetic Applications and TLC, 13-15 December 2010, Roma.

     

    • S. Ceccuzzi, S. Meschino, F. Mirizzi, L. Pajewski, C. Ponti, and G. Schettini, “A FEM analysis of microwave components for oversized waveguides,” Quarta giornata di studio italiana: Il metodo degli elementi finiti nelle applicazioni dell’ingegneria elettrica e dell’informazione, 13-15 December 2010, Rome, Italy.

     

    • F. Frezza, L. Pajewski, C. Ponti, and  G. Schettini, “Scattering by cylindrical objects buried in a dielectric layer,” Proc. Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference 2010 (APMC 2010), 7-10 December 2010, Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan, pp.861-864.