APMC Prize and APMC Student Prize

Papers presented at APMC 2022 will be judged by the APMC 2022 Award Committee, and the authors of selected papers will be awarded the APMC 2022 Prize for outstanding contributions to the microwave field. Outstanding student papers presented at APMC 2022 will be awarded the APMC 2022 Student Prize.

The followings are the lists of finalists. The winners will be announced at the Award Ceremony held in room F206 and Zoom meeting (hybrid) from 11:00 to 11:30 on December 2, 2022. Please come together and congratulate them all for their excellent works.

APMC 2022 Prize Finalists

WE1-F1-5 A 100-µW 4-6 GHz Cryogenic InP HEMT LNA Achieving an Average Noise Temperature of 2.6 K
Yin Zeng (Chalmers Univ. of Tech., Sweden); Jörgen Stenarson (Low Noise Factory AB, Sweden); Peter Sobis (Low Noise Factory AB, Sweden, Chalmers Univ. of Tech., Sweden); Niklas Wadefalk (Low Noise Factory AB, Sweden); Jan Grahn (Chalmers Univ. of Tech., Sweden)
TH2-F1-1 A 24-30 GHz Power Amplifier with >20 dBm Psat and <0.1 dB AM-AM Distortion for 5G Applications
Chihiro Kamidaki, Yuma Okuyama and Tatsuo Kubo (Fujikura Ltd., Japan); Wooram Lee, Caglar Ozdag and Bodhisatwa Sadhu (IBM, U.S.A.); Yo Yamaguchi and Ning Guan (Fujikura Ltd., Japan)
TH2-F3-1 A 28 GHz Band Dual-Polarized LTCC Filtering Antenna with Extracted-Pole Unit
Kaoru Sudo, Ryo Mikase, Yoshinori Taguchi, Koichi Takizawa, Yosuke Sato, Kazushige Sato and Hisao Hayafuji (Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Japan); Masataka Ohira (Saitama Univ., Japan)
TH2-F3-2 Low-Profile Wideband High-Gain Open Resonator Antenna Based on Multi-Resonant Modes Cavity and Metasurface
Feiyang Deng and Kwai-Man Luk (City Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
TH2-F5-4 Development of Two-Dimensional Measurement Equipment for Evaluating Beam Convergence of Retrodirective System
Kazuki Yukawa, Takayuki Matsumuro and Toshio Ishizaki (Ryukoku Univ., Japan); Yohei Ishikawa (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
TH2-F6-2 A Low-Profile, Scalable 28-GHz Phased Array Antenna in Fan-Out Wafer Level Package for 5G Communication
Naoki Oshima and Shinichi Hori (NEC Corp., Japan); Jian Pang, Atsushi Shirane and Kenichi Okada (Tokyo Inst. of Tech., Japan); Kazuaki Kunihiro (NEC Corp., Japan)
TH3-F4-1 Achieving Traceable RFCMOS FT and FMAX Wafer Measurements
Choon Beng Sia (FormFactor Inc., Singapore); Chiew Keat Lim, Li Leng Goh, Kirby Tan Kheng Seong and Jacob Ong Soon Ann (GlobalFoundries Singapore, Singapore); Ken Dawson and Peter Andrews (FormFactor Inc., Singapore); Chew Kok Wai and Arunima Dasgupta (GlobalFoundries Singapore, Singapore)
FR2-F2-1 A 60-GHz Band SIW Inline-Type Filtering Antenna with Flat In-Band Gain and Two Transmission Zeros
Masataka Ohira, Masaki Hoshino and Zhewang Ma (Saitama Univ., Japan)

APMC 2022 Student Prize Finalists

WE1-F6-1 A Compact Rejection Filter Based on 2.5-D Spoof Surface Plasmon Polaritons and Folded Spilt-Ring Resonators
Hong-Bin Zhu, Lei Ji, Xiao-Chun Li and Jun-Fa Mao (Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China)
WE3-F1-1 Back-Off Expansion by Outphasing Combination with Simple Power Amplifiers for Quasi-Millimeter Wave Operation
Nao Ashizawa, Kazuhiko Honjo and Ryo Ishikawa (The Univ. of Electro-Communications, Japan)
WE3-F5-1 Over-the-Air Near-Field Test of Antenna Array Using Harmonic Probes on Dielectric Strip Waveguide
Athanasios Papanikolaou and Jan Hesselbarth (Univ. of Stuttgart, Germany); Jose Moreira (Advantest Europe GmbH, Germany)
TH1-F1-2 DC-Dependent Cardiff Model from Modulated Supply and Load-Pull Data
Ehsan M. Azad, Roberto Quaglia, James J. Bell, Kauser Chaudhry and Paul J. Tasker (Cardiff Univ., U.K.)
TH2-F2-2 Fully Reconfigurable Coaxial Resonator Filter with Dual Tuning Option
Fynn Kamrath, Kennet Braasch, Chad Bartlett, Patrick Boe, Daniel Miek and Michael Höft (Kiel Univ., Germany)
TH2-F3-2 Low-Profile Wideband High-Gain Open Resonator Antenna Based on Multi-Resonant Modes Cavity and Metasurface
Feiyang Deng and Kwai-Man Luk (City Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
TH3-F3-1 Optimizations of Curvature of Concave Reflectors and Feed-Point Azimuths of Loop Antennas for Long-Range OAM Communication
Katsuya Ishihara, Akira Saitou, Kazuhiko Honjo and Ryo Ishikawa (The Univ. of Electro-Communications, Japan)
TH3-F4-2 Experimental Characterization of Microvias Using TRL Calibration with Uncertainty Analysis
Hiroaki Takahashi (Graz Univ. of Tech., Austria, AT&S AG, Austria); Ziad Hatab (Graz Univ. of Tech., Austria); Erich Schlaffer (AT&S AG, Austria); Helmut Paulitsch and Wolfgang Bösch (Graz Univ. of Tech., Austria)