This monograph focuses on the design, implementation and characterization of a concurrent dual band RF sensor for non-invasive detection of human vital signs.
Exclusive title on multiband short range sensors and their biomedical applications, offers detailed analysis of subsystems based on fabricated and measured prototypes and verifies and discusses the system in the real-time environment.
Discusses the practical difficulties of the design process and offers case studies based on the design.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Preliminaries and Review 3. Design and Characterization of the Radiating Elements 4. Concurrent Dualband Front-End Elements for NIVSD Sensors 5. Characterization of a Concurrent Dualband NIVSD Sensor 6. Occupancy Sensors 7. Conclusions and Future Scope
Dr. BRIJESH IYER is working as Assistant Professor in the department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering of Dr. B.A. Technological University-Lonere-Maharashtra-India(The State Technological University). He had completed his doctoral degree in RF and Communication Engineering in 2015 from the Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit research Laboratory in the department of Electronics & Communication Engineering at Indian Institute Technology Roorkee-India. He had won the best paper award at First IEEE MTT-S International Microwave and Radio Frequency Conference (IMaRC-2013) held at New Delhi-India in Dec. 2013.
He is recipient of INAE Research fellowship in Engineering for the year 2015-2016. He authored two books and published several papers in the international journals and conferences of repute. His research interest includes the design and development of concurrent multi-band RF circuits and systems for humanitarian applications and allied signal processing and IoT based Sensor design.
Dr. Nagendra Prasad Pathak: Dr Pathak is currently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India. He has received B. Tech. in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering and M. Tech. in Electronics Engineering and from University of Allahabad in 1998 and 1996 respectively. He completed his Ph.D. degree in the area of Millimeter-wave Integrated Circuits from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in 2005. Prior to his current assignment at IIT Roorkee in 2006, he held the position of post doctoral research fellow at ’NRD Super Broadband Research Centre, Tohoku Institute of Technology, Sendai, Japan’, as well as Centre for Applied Research in Electronics (CARE), IIT Delhi. He was invited by Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) for delivering invited talk in 9th National Frontiers of Engineering Symposium for Young Indian Engineers held at Jodhpur (June 2015). He is recipient of DST Fast Track Research Grant for Young Scientists (2007), IETE India National Research Fellowship in the area of ’Microwave and Radar Engineering’ (2004, 2005) and DRDO, Government of India, ’Junior Research Fellowship’ in the area of ’Integrated Optics’ in the year of 1999.
Dr Pathak has served as Vice Chairman of IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society MTT-S) Uttar Pradesh Chapter (2014-16), Faculty advisor, IEEE MTT-S IIT Roorkee student branch (2011-Till date), Coordinator student activities and member executive committee of IEEE Uttar Pradesh section (2015-16). He has acted as reviewer of IEEE Sensor Journal, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, IEEE Microwave & Wireless Component Letters, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience & Remote Sensing, Electronic Letters, Journal of Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, International Journal of RF & Microwave Computer Aided Engineering.
Dr Pathak has guided 6 Ph.D. theses and supervised 30 M.Tech dissertations in the area of RF -to- THz Integrated Circuits, Systems & Sensors. He has published more than 110 papers in reputed international journals and conferences and has one US patent to his credit. Dr Pathak’s current research interests are: Linear and Nonlinear integrated circuits and systems at RF to THz frequencies, Non-invasive RF sensors for industrial, defense, civil infrastructure, agriculture and veterinary applications, Intelligent Transportation systems, RF inspired Nanoscale circuits using the concept of Spoof plasmonics/ Graphene plasmonics for RF to THz wireless systems.