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The 40th European Microwave Conference (EuMC) that will be held in Paris, France, from September 28 - 30, is the core of European Microwave Week 2010, the largest event in Europe dedicated to microwave electronics.
The European Microwave Conference is the premier forum for presentation of the present status and future trends in the fi eld of microwave, millimetre- and submillimetre-wave systems and technologies. A broad range of high-frequency related topics, from materials and technologies to integrated circuits, systems and applications will be addressed in all their aspects: theory, simulation, design and measurement. Examples include the latest development for passive components, modelling and design of high frequency and high data-rate photonics, highly stable and noiseless microwave and millimetre-wave sources, new linearization and power generation techniques and the impact of new packaging technologies on development applications. Special emphasis will be placed on emerging technologies such as MEMS, meta-materials, reconfi gurable RF components and systems, communication receivers and transmitters. The scope also includes electromagnetic fi eld theory, numerical techniques, theoretical and experimental developments in wave propagation, remote sensing, antenna systems and advanced simulation techniques.
The EuMC is thus the perfect event to keep up to date with recent achievements in the RF, microwave and millimetre-wave domain. It provides many opportunities to network and interact with international experts in a wide variety of specialities, attracting delegates with academic and industrial backgrounds. With more than 300 selected papers in about 60 oral and poster sessions, the conference represents an exciting forum for the presentation and discussion of the most recent advances in the microwave arena.
In addition to scientifi c papers, contributions are encouraged on industrial applications, covering the fi elds of instrumentation, medical, telecommunication, radar, space, automotive and defence systems.
E1 Passive Components & Circuits
E2 Filters and Multiplexers
E3 RF-MEMS and MOEMS (common topic with EuMIC)
E4 Metamaterial and Photonic Bandgap Devices
E5 New and Emerging Technologies and Materials for Microwave Components
E6 Modelling of Passive RF, Microwave and mmWave Components (common topic with EuMiC)
E7 Microwave and Millimetre-Wave Monolithic ICs for Industrial Applications (common topic with EuMIC)
E8 Power Amplifiers and Linearisers (common topic with EuMIC)
E9 Low Noise and Communication Receivers
E10 Tuneable and Reconfigurable RF Circuits and Systems (common topic with EuMIC)
E11 Interconnects, Packaging and Multi-Chip Modules (common topic with EuMIC)
E12 Microwave Photonics
E13 Linear and Non-Linear CAD Techniques for Devices, Circuits & Systems (including Thermal and Behavioural Modelling) (common with EuMIC)
E14 Microwave Measurements
E15 Ultra Wide Band Technology and Systems (common topic with EuWiT)
E16 TeraHertz Technology and Applications
E17 EM Field Theory and Numerical Techniques
E18 Meta-Materials and Photonic Bandgap Structures
E19 Electromagnetic Compatibility
E20 RFID, Sensor Networks and Applications (common topic with EuWIT)
E21 Space Based Telecommunication and Remote Sensing (common topic with EuRAD)
E22 Communication Base Station
E23 Transport, Security and Surveillance
E24 Industrial Scientifi c and Medical Applications
E25 System Simulation and Characterisation
E26 Ultra Wide Band Technology and Systems (common topic with EuRAD, EuWIT)
E27 Phased Arrays, Related Circuits and Components
E28 Antenna Design, Modelling and Measurement (common topic with EuRAD, EuWiT)
E29 Electromagnetic Scattering and Propagation Effects
E30 Medical and Biological Effects
The EuMC is the major European microwave event to keep up to date with recent achievements in the RF, microwave and millimetre-wave domain. The EuMC provides many opportunities to network and interact with international experts in a wide variety of specialities, attracting delegates with academic and industrial backgrounds. With more than 300 selected papers in about 60 oral and poster sessions, the conference represents an exciting forum for the presentation and discussion of the most recent advances in the microwave area. Focused sessions and Workshops will complement the programme. Proposals for focused sessions should be submitted before November 30, 2009 to the Workshop Chairman.
The Technical Programme Committee of the EuMC and the EuMW Steering Committee will award the EuMC Microwave Prize of £ 5,000 to the author(s) of the best contributed paper to the 40th European Microwave Conference. The winning paper will be considered for publication in the International Journal of Microwave & Wireless Technologies.
The Technical Programme Committee of the EuMC and the EuMW Steering Committee will award two EuMC Young Engineers Prizes of £ 2,000 each to young engineers or researchers who have presented an outstanding paper at the European Microwave Conference. To be eligible, candidates must be (1) aged 30 or younger at the date of the award, (2) the fi rst author of the paper, (3) the presenter either in an oral or poster session. The number of co-authors should not exceed three. The successful applicant may use part of the prize to fund attendance at the following year's European Microwave Conference. Winning papers will be considered for publication in the International Journal of Microwave & Wireless Technologies.
Reduced fees are implemented for students as well as senior persons aged 65 years or more. The European Microwave Association will also provide up to 10 student grants consisting of £ 500. Applications should be sent to the EuMC Chair by May 16, 2010. The European Microwave Association will also provide a number of grants for delegates coming from Newly Independant States, Russia and from low-income countries. The value of the grant is £ 500 and a reduced registration fee for the EuMC. Applications should be sent to the EuMC Chair by May 16, 2010.
Prof. Danielle Vanhoenacker-Janvier
Université catholique de Louvain
Dr Patrice Gamand
Prof. Eric Rius
Université de Brest, France