RADAR ABSORBING MATERIALS

PSS active layer (16Kb)

Here are some of my publications in this field .... (updated 28 August 2010)

  1. HOLTBY D G, FORD K L and CHAMBERS B:
    'Genetic algorithm optimisation of dual-polarised pyramidal absorbers
    loaded with a binary FSS'
    LAPC 2009, 11 December 2009, Loughborough, UK, pp 217-220
    .
  2. FORD K L, HOLTBY D G and CHAMBERS B:
    'Optimisation of a pyramidal geometric transition radar absorbing material
    loaded with a resistive frequency selective surface
    IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, (2009), vol 3, No 6, pp 596-600
    .
  3. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'Time-switched array analysis of phase-switched screens'
    IEEE Trans on Antennas and Propagation, (2009), vol 57, No 3, pp 808-812
    .
  4. HOLTBY D G, FORD K L and CHAMBERS B:
    'Optimisation of stepped permittivity impedance loaded absorber'
    Electronics Letters, (2009), vol 45, No 7, pp 339-340
    .
  5. HOLTBY D G, FORD K L and CHAMBERS B:
    'Genetic algorithm optimisation of pyramidal absorbers loaded with a binary FSS'
    EuCAP 2009, 23 - 27 March, Berlin, Germany, pp 3878 - 3880
    .
  6. HOLTBY D G, FORD K L and CHAMBERS B:
    'Optimisation of a stepped permittivity impedance loaded (SPIL) absorber'
    EuCAP 2009, 23 - 27 March, Berlin, Germany, pp 2691 - 2693
    .
  7. CHAMBERS B:
    ‘Degradation in performance of active radar absorbent material due to
    cumulative element failure’
    IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, (2008), vol 2, No 6, pp 404-409
    .
  8. CHAMBERS B, FORD K L and TENNANT A:
    ‘Design and realisation of active coatings for wind turbine blades’
    IEEE APS 2008, 5 – 12 July, San Diego, USA
    .
  9. CHAMBERS B, FORD K L and TENNANT A:
    ‘Effect of element failure in active coatings for wind turbine generator blades’
    IEEE APS 2008, 5 – 12 July, San Diego, USA
    .
  10. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    ‘Control of the harmonic radiation patterns of time-modulated antenna arrays’
    IEEE APS 2008, 5 – 12 July, San Diego, USA
    .
  11. CHAMBERS B, FORD K L and TENNANT A:
    'Active coating for wind turbine blades'
    Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference, LAPC2008
    17 - 18 March 2008, Loughborough, UK, pp 137-140
    .
  12. FORD K L and CHAMBERS B:
    'Improvement in the low frequency performance of geometric transition radar
    absorbers using square loop impedance layers'
    IEEE Trans on Antennas and Propagation, (2008), vol 56, pp 133-141
    .
  13. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'FDTD modelling of active radar absorbers’
    IEEE APS 2007, 11 – 15 June, Hawaii, USA
    .
  14. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    ‘Space-time analysis of phase-switched screens’
    IEEE APS 2007, 11 – 15 June, Hawaii, USA
    .
  15. FORD K L and CHAMBERS B:
    ‘Optimum performance of pyramidal absorbers using impedance loading layers’
    IEEE APS 2007, 11 – 15 June, Hawaii, USA
    .
  16. FORD K L, HOLTBY D and CHAMBERS B:
    ‘Pyramidal absorbers loaded with resistive FSS’
    IEEE APS 2007, 11 – 15 June, Hawaii, USA
    .
  17. FORD K L and CHAMBERS B:
    ‘Application of impedance loading to geometric transition radar absorbing materials’
    IEEE Trans on EMC, (2007), vol 49, pp 339-345
    .
  18. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'Reflection of radar signals from multiple phase-modulated surfaces'
    IET Radar, Sonar, Navigation, (2007), vol 1, pp 142-148
    .
  19. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    ‘A two-element time-modulated array with direction finding properties’
    IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, (2007), vol 6, pp 64-65
    .
  20. FORD K L and CHAMBERS B:
    'A new approach to the design of low frequency radar absorbent materials'
    IEEE Intl Workshop on Antenna Technology, iWAT2007
    21-23 March 2007, Cambridge, UK, pp 353-356
    .
  21. FORD K L and CHAMBERS B:
    'FSS-loaded pyramidal absorber'
    AMTA Proceedings, (2006), 22-27 Oct 2006, Austin TX, USA, pp 176-180
    .
  22. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'Dielectric phase-switched screen'
    Proc IEE - Radar, Sonar, Navigation, (2006),vol 153, pp 311-315
    .
  23. CHAMBERS B, TENNANT A and MELNIKOV A:
    'Detection of a radar signal reflected from a phase-modulated surface'
    Proc IEE - Radar, Sonar, Navigation, (2006), vol 153, pp 316-324
    .
  24. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'Active Dallenbach radar absorber'
    IEEE APS 2006, 9 – 14 July, Alburquerque, USA
    .
  25. FORD K L and CHAMBERS B:
    'Geometric transition absorber with improved low frequency performance'
    . IEEE APS 2006, 9 – 14 July, Alburquerque, USA
    .
  26. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'SSB-type frequency scattering from a single layer PSS with interlaced element modulation’
    IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, (2006), vol 5, pp 284-285
    .
  27. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'Time modulated antenna arrays with offset switching'
    LAPC 2006, 11-12 April 2006, Loughborough, UK, pp 169-172
    .
  28. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'Signature management of radar returns from wind turbine generators'
    Smart Materials and Structures, (2006), vol 15, pp 468-472
    .
  29. CHAMBERS B and FORD K L:
    'Absorber'
    UK Patent Application 0600676.1, 13 Jan 2006
    .
  30. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'RCS reduction of a spiral patch antenna using a PSS boundary'
    Proc IEE - Radar, Sonar, Navigation, (2005), vol 152, pp 248-252
    .
  31. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    ‘Active absorber research at the University of Sheffield’
    3rd International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2005)
    Symposium F – Electromagnetic Materials, 3-8 July 2005, Singapore, pp 185-192
    .
  32. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'Reflectivity null tuning in multi-layer phase-switched active radar absorbers'
    Proc IEE - Radar, Sonar, Navigation, (2005), vol 152, pp 245-247
    .
  33. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'Optimum switching of a phase-switched active radar absorber'
    IEEE APS 2005, 5-8 July 2005, Washington DC,USA
    .
  34. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'Radar signature control of wind turbine generators'
    IEEE APS 2005, 5-8 July 2005, Washington DC,USA
    .
  35. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'Active microwave surfaces'
    LAPC 2005, 4-6 April 2005, Loughborough, UK (pdf copy)
    .
  36. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'Experimental performance of a phase-switched screen against modulated radar signals'
    Proc IEE. Radar, Sonar & Navigation, (2005), vol 152, pp 29-33
    .
  37. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'A smart radar absorber based on the phase switched screen'
    IEEE Trans Antennas and Propagation, (2005), vol 53, pp 394-403
    .
  38. KALEEBA P N, TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'Measured performance of active radar absorber with either dc or modulated current control'
    Electronics Letters, (2005), vol 41, pp 44-45
    .
  39. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'The phase switched screen'
    IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine, (2004), vol 46, pp 23-37
    .
  40. CHAMBERS B, MELNIKOV A and TENNANT A:
    'Performance of a phase switched screen against a pulse compression radar system'
    IEEE APS 2004, 20-26 June 2004, Monterey CA, USA (pdf copy)
    .
  41. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'Wind turbine generators with active Doppler suppression blades'
    SPIE Conference on Smart Electronics, MEMS, BioMEMS and Nanotechnology
    15-18 March 2004, San Diego, USA, Proc SPIE, vol 5389 (pdf copy)
    .
  42. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'A single-layer tuneable microwave absorber using an active FSS',
    IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, (2004), vol 14, pp 46-47
    .
  43. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'Adaptive radar absorbing structure with PIN diode controlled active frequency selective surface'
    Smart Materials and Structures (2004), vol 13, No 1, pp 122-125 (pdf copy)
    .
  44. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'An introduction to the phase switched screen'
    Proc 2nd International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies
    Symposium F - Electromagnetic Materials, 7-12 December 2003, Singapore
    pp 11-18 (pdf copy)
    .
  45. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'Design and implementation of a smart radar absorber'
    IEEE APS 2003, 22-27 June 2003, Columbus OH, USA, vol 4, pp 287-290
    .
  46. KALEEBA P N, TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'Electromagnetic analysis of active radar absorbers'
    IEEE APS 2003, 22-27 June 2003, Columbus OH, USA, vol 4, pp 295-298
    .
  47. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'A Dual Polarised Phase-Switched Screen'
    IEEE APS 2003, 22-27 June 2003, Columbus OH, USA, vol 4, pp 291-294
    .
  48. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'Experimental cylindrical phase-switched screen'
    Electronics Letters (2003), vol 39, No 14, pp 1088-1089
    .
  49. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'A new single-layer phase-switched screen using double diode switching elements'
    Electronics Letters (2003), vol 39, No 15, pp 1150- 1152
    .
  50. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'Smart phase switched screen'
    IEE 12th Int Conference on Antennas and Propagation, 31 March-3 April 2003,
    Exeter, UK, pp 249-252
    .
  51. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'Single-layer reactive impedance PSS'
    IEE 12th Int Conference on Antennas and Propagation, 31 March-3 April 2003,
    Exeter, UK, pp 245-248
    .
  52. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'Adaptive microwave materials for radar signature control'
    IOP Conference on Dielectrics for Emerging Technologies, 24-26 March 2003,
    Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, p xxvii
    .
  53. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'Experimental dual polarised phase-switched screen'
    Electronics Letters (2003), vol 39, no 1, pp 119-121
    .
  54. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'Experimental broadband single layer PSS using reactive impedance switching'
    Electronics Letters (2003), vol 39, no 1, pp 121-122
    .
  55. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'Adaptive absorbing structures with active FSS'
    SPIE Int Symposium on Smart Materials, Nano- and Micro-Smart Systems
    16-19 Dec 2002, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia, Proc SPIE, vol 4934, pp 190-199
    .
  56. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'Performance of a phase-switched screen against a pulsed radar signal'
    IEE-IEEE Int Conference RADAR 2002, 15-17 Oct 2002, Edinburgh, Scotland,
    pp 128-132
    .
  57. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'Cylindrical phase-switched screens'
    IEE-IEEE Int Conference RADAR 2002, 15-17 Oct 2002, Edinburgh, Scotland,
    pp 123-127
    .
  58. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'Characteristics of phase switched screens in the presence of pulsed radar
    signals'
    Proc 2002 IEEE AP-S, 16-21 June 2002, San Antonio TX, USA, pp 380-383
    vol 3, pp 380-383
    .
  59. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'In-phase and quadrature modulated scatterer'
    Electronics Letters (2002), vol 38, pp 498-499
    .
  60. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'Influence of switching waveform characteristics on the performance
    of a single layer phase-switched screen'
    IEEE Trans Electromagn Compat (2002), vol 44, no 3, pp 434-441
    .
  61. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'Controlled scattering from a PEC surface using a PSS boundary'
    Electronics Letters (2002), vol 38, no 15, pp 780-781
    .
  62. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'General analysis of the phased-switched screen. Part 1: Single layer case'
    Proc IEE-Radar, Sonar and Navigation (2002), vol 149, no 5, pp 243-247
    .
  63. CHAMBERS B and FORD K L:
    'Tunable radar absorbers using frequency selective surfaces'
    Proc 11th International Conference on "Antennas and Propagation"
    17-20 April 2001, Manchester, UK, pp 593-597
    .
  64. FORD K L and CHAMBERS B:
    'Tunable single layer phase modulated radar absorber'
    Proc 11th International Conference on "Antennas and Propagation"
    17-20 April 2001, Manchester, UK, pp 588-592
    .
  65. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'Phase switched radar absorbers'
    Proc 2001 IEEE AP-S, 8-13 July 2001, Boston MA, USA, vol 4, pp 340-343
    .
  66. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'Experimental two-layer adaptive phase-switched screen'
    Electronics Letters (2001), vol 37, no 23, pp 1379-1380
    .
  67. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'Bi-static scattering from cylindrical phase-switched screens'
    Electronics Letters (2001), vol 37, no 25, pp 1507-1509
    .
  68. FORD K L and CHAMBERS B:
    'A smart microwave absorber'
    Electronics Letters (2000), vol 36, no 1, pp 50-52
    .
  69. CHAMBERS B and FORD K L:
    'Topology for tunable radar absorbers'
    Electronics Letters (2000), vol 36, no 15, pp 1304-1306
    .
  70. CHAMBERS B:
    'A smart radar absorber'
    Smart Materials and Structures, (1999), vol 8, no 1, pp 64-72
    .
  71. CHAMBERS B:
    'Characteristics of radar absorbers with tapered thickness'
    IEE Conference on Antennas and Propagation, 31 March-1 April 1999,
    York, UK, pp 27-30
    .
  72. FORD K L and CHAMBERS B:
    'Dynamically adaptive microwave structures'
    1999 IEEE High Frequency Student Colloquium, 17 September, Leeds, UK,
    pp 54-59
    .
  73. FORD K L and CHAMBERS B:
    'Design and applications of smart microwave absorbing and reflecting materials'
    Proc 21st Annual Meeting of the Antenna Measurement Techniques Association,
    4-8 October 1999, Monterey, CA, USA, pp 419-424
    .
  74. CHAMBERS B:
    'Smart electromagnetic surfaces'
    SPIE Conference on "Smart Structures and Integrated Systems"
    1-5 March 1998, San Diego, CA, USA, pp 82-93
    .
  75. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'An experimental phase modulating planar screen'
    Electronics Letters, (1998), vol 34, no 11, pp 1143-1144
    .
  76. CHAMBERS B:
    'Progress towards reconfigurable electromagnetic surfaces for
    aerospace applications'
    SPIE Conference on "Smart Structures and Integrated Systems"
    3-6 March 1997, San Diego, CA, USA, pp 590-599
    .
  77. CHAMBERS B:
    'Dynamically adaptive radar absorbing material with improved self-monitoring
    characteristics' Electronics Letters, (1997), vol 33, no 6, pp 529-530
    .
  78. CHAMBERS B:
    'Surfaces with adaptive radar reflection coefficient'
    Smart Materials and Structures, (1997), vol 6, no 5, pp 521-529
    .
  79. CHAMBERS B:
    'Characteristics of modulated planar radar absorbers'
    Electronics Letters, (1997), vol 33, no 24, pp 2073-2074
    .
  80. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'The optimised design of wide-band Jaumann radar absorbing materials
    using a genetic algorithm'
    Proc IEE part F, (1996), vol 143, no 1, pp 23-30
    .
  81. CHAMBERS B:
    'Internal monitoring of the frequency response of a dynamically
    adaptive radar absorbing material'
    Electronics Letters, (1996), vol 32, no 18, pp 1711-1712
    .
  82. CHAMBERS B:
    'Progress towards reconfigurable electromagnetic structures',
    IEE Colloquium on "Advances in Electromagnetic Screens, Radomes and
    Materials", 24 October 1996, London, UK, pp 4/1-4/6
    .
  83. CHAMBERS B:
    'Symmetrical radar absorbing structures'
    Electronics Letters, (1995), vol 31, no 5, pp 404-405
    .
  84. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'Optimum design of wideband cylindrical Jaumann radar absorbers using
    a genetic algorithm'
    Proc 9th International Conference on "Antennas and Propagation"
    Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 4-7 April 1995, pp 450-454
    .
  85. CHAMBERS B, ANDERSON A P and MITCHELL R J:
    'Application of genetic algorithms to the optimisation of adaptive
    antenna arrays and radar absorbers'
    GALESIA95, International Conference on "Genetic algorithms in engineering
    systems: innovations and applications", Sheffield, UK, 12-14 September
    1995, pp 94-99
    .
  86. CHAMBERS B:
    'Dynamically adaptive radar absorbing materials'
    8th European Electromagnetic Structures Conference
    Nottingham, UK, 6-7 September 1995, pp 138-145
    .
  87. CHAMBERS B, WONG T C P, ANDERSON A P and WRIGHT P V:
    'Progress in adaptive radar absorbing materials'
    Proc 17th Annual Meeting of the Antenna Measurement Techniques Association,
    Williamsburg, VA, USA, 13-17 November 1995, pp 318-322
    .
  88. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'The characteristics of a Salisbury screen radar absorber covered
    by a dielectric skin'
    Electronics Letters (1994), vol 30, no 21, pp 1797-1799
    (correction in vol 31, no. 1, p 77, 1995)
    .
  89. CHAMBERS B:
    'On the frequency tuning characteristics of an adaptive Jaumann
    radar absorber incorporating variable impedance layers'
    Electronics Letters (1994), vol 30, no 22, pp 1892-1893
    .
  90. TENNANT A and CHAMBERS B:
    'Adaptive optimisation techniques for the design of microwave
    absorbers'
    Conference on "Adaptive Computing in Engineering Design
    and Control", Plymouth, UK, 21-22 Sept 1994, pp 44-49
    .
  91. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'Application of genetic algorithms to the optimisation of
    wideband Jaumann radar absorbers for normal and oblique incidence',
    Proc 16th Annual Meeting of the Antenna Measurement Techniques
    Association, Long Beach, CA, USA, 3-7 October 1994, pp 94-99
    .
  92. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'Characteristics of Jaumann radar absorbers'
    Microwave 94, Wembley, UK, 25-27 October 1994, pp 476-481
    .
  93. CHAMBERS B:
    'Aspects of radar absorber design and implementation'
    IEE Colloquium on "Radar cross-section prediction and mathematical modelling",
    London, UK, 12 May 1994
    .
  94. BENNETT J C, CHAMBERS B and CROSSLEY G E:
    'The characterisation of microwave four-parameter materials and
    its application in wideband radar absorber design'
    Proc IEE pt F, (1994), vol 141, pp 337-340
    .
  95. CHAMBERS B:
    'On the optimum design of a Salisbury screen radar absorber',
    Electronics Letters, (1994), vol 30, no 16, pp 1353-1354
    .
  96. CHAMBERS B and TENNANT A:
    'On the design of wide-band Jaumann radar absorbers with optimum
    oblique incidence performance'
    Electronics Letters, (1994), vol 30, no 18, pp 1530-1532
    .
  97. CHAMBERS B:
    'The frequency tuning characteristics of a capacitively loaded
    Salisbury screen radar absorber'
    Electronics Letters, (1994), vol 30, no 19, pp 1626-1628
    .
  98. WONG P T C, CHAMBERS B, ANDERSON A P and WRIGHT P V:
    'Evaluation of conducting polymer composites as radar absorbers and
    reflectors'
    Proc 8th International Conference on "Antennas and Propagation"
    Edinburgh, Scotland, (1993), pp 934-938
    .
  99. WONG T C P, CHAMBERS B, ANDERSON A P and WRIGHT P V:
    'Impedance characteristics of conducting polymer composites for use
    in radar absorbers'
    Proc 3rd International Conference on "Electromagnetics in Aerospace
    Applications", Torino, Italy,(1993), pp 263-266
    .
  100. CHAMBERS B, WONG T C P, ANDERSON A P and WRIGHT P V:
    'Characterisation and modelling of conducting polymer composites and
    their exploitation in microwave absorbing materials'
    Proc 15th Annual Meeting of the Antenna Measurement Techniques Association,
    Dallas, TX, USA, (1993), pp 413-418
    .
  101. CROSSLEY G E, BENNETT J C and CHAMBERS B:
    'Microwave four parameter material characterisation and its
    application in the design of wideband radar absorbers'
    IEE Colloquium on "Low profile absorbers and scatterers"
    London, UK, (1992), pp 4/1-4/4
    .
  102. WONG P T C, CHAMBERS B, ANDERSON A P and WRIGHT P V:
    'Large area conducting polymer composites and their utilisation
    in microwave absorbing material'
    Electronics Letters, (1992), vol 28, No 17, pp 1651-1653
    .
  103. BENNETT J C and CHAMBERS B:
    'Criteria for testing the performance of microwave absorbing materials',
    IEE Colloquium on "Advances in the direct measurement of antenna
    radiation characteristics in indoor environments", London, UK, (1989)
    .
  104. CROSSLEY G E, CHAMBERS B and BENNETT J C:
    'The microwave characterisation of high loss materials and its
    application to broadband radar absorbers'
    Proc Workshop on "Signature Management and Materials"
    Military Microwaves Conference 88, London, UK, (1988)


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