Rob Maaskant

Docent at Electrical Engineering, Kommunikationssystem, informationsteori och antenner, Antennas

An up-to-date personal website of Dr. Maaskant's research activities can be found at:http://sites.google.com/site/robmaask/

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2016–2019

Key Technology Developments for Ultra-Wideband Array Radio Astronomy Systems and Investigation of New Concepts for Future Millimeter and Terahertz Radio Telescopes

Jian Yang Antennas
Marianna Ivashina Antennas
Rob Maaskant Antennas
John Conway Onsala Space Observatory
Miroslav Pantaleev Onsala Space Observatory
Bhushan Billade Onsala Space Observatory
The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT)

2012–2015

Electromagnetic Modeling of Next Generation Waveguides, Antennas, and Integrated Electronics

Rob Maaskant Antennas
Swedish Research Council (VR)

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Publications

2017

A Wideband Contactless and Bondwire-Free MMIC to Waveguide Transition

Alhassan Aljarosha, Rob Maaskant, Ashraf Uz Zaman
IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters. Vol. 27 (5), p. 437-439
Journal article
2017

Useful Physical Images and Algorithms for Vector Dyadic Green's Functions [Wireless Corner]

Rob Maaskant, Jian Yang, Zvonimir Sipus et al
IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine. Vol. 59 (4), p. 106-116
Journal article
2016

Synthesis of circular isophoric sparse arrays by using compressive-sensing

Marianna Ivashina, Rob Maaskant, Carlo Bencivenni
Proceedings. 2016 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2016, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, 26 June - 1 July 2016, p. 761-762
Paper in proceedings
2016

Synthesis of Maximally Sparse Arrays Using Compressive Sensing and Full-Wave Analysis for Global Earth Coverage Applications

Marianna Ivashina, Johan Wettergren, Rob Maaskant et al
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. Vol. 64 (11), p. 4872-4877
Journal article
2016

Mm-Wave contactless connection for MMIC integration in gap waveguides

Per-Simon Kildal, Rob Maaskant, Ashraf Uz Zaman et al
2016 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2016, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, 26 June - 1 July 2016, p. 253-254
Paper in proceedings
2016

Modal-Based Design of a Wideband Quadruple-Ridged Flared Horn Antenna

P. Meyer, Marianna Ivashina, T. S. Beukman et al
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. Vol. 64 (5), p. 1615-1626
Journal article
2016

Application of the Compressive-Sensing Approach to the Design of Sparse Arrays for SATCOM Applications

Carlo Bencivenni, Rob Maaskant, Marianna Ivashina
Swedish Microwave Days, March 15-16, Linköping. Vol. 2016, p. 114-
Paper in proceedings
2016

W-band spatial power combiner and splitter in gap waveguide technology

Ashraf Uz Zaman, Marianna Ivashina, Waqar Ali Shah et al
2016 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2016, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, 26 June - 1 July 2016, p. 255-256
Paper in proceedings
2016

Comparison of the iterative jacobi method and the iterative Domain Green'S Function Method for finite array analysis

Rob Maaskant, D. B. Davidson, D. J. Ludick et al
10th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2016, Davos, Switzerland, 10-15 April 2016
Paper in proceedings
2016

Synergy in design of phased array antennas for modern radio astronomy and wireless communication systems

Andres Alayon Glazunov, Marianna Ivashina, D.S Prinsloo et al
10th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2016, Davos, Switzerland, 10-15 April 2016
Paper in proceedings
2016

Capabilities and fundamental limitations of multi-mode antennas in an array environment

Marianna Ivashina, Rob Maaskant, E. Redkina et al
10th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2016, Davos, Switzerland, 10-15 April 2016
Paper in proceedings
2016

Spatial Power Combining and Splitting in Gap Waveguide Technology

Ashraf Uz Zaman, Waqar Ali Shah, Rob Maaskant et al
IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters. Vol. 26 (7), p. 472-474
Journal article
2016

Domain-Decomposition Approach to Krylov Subspace Iteration

Rob Maaskant, Oleg Iupikov, C. Craeye et al
IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters. Vol. 15, p. 1414-1417
Journal article
2016

Array-fed cylindrical reflector antenna for automotive OTA tests in Random Line-Of-Sight

Per-Simon Kildal, Aidin Razavi, Andres Alayon Glazunov et al
2016 10th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2016, p. 7481689-
Paper in proceedings
2016

Teaching and Learning Electromagnetics: An Analytical Problem-Solving Approach

Andreas Rosén, Rob Maaskant
IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine. Vol. 58 (2), p. 75-83
Journal article
2016

Reconfigurable aperiodic array synthesis by Compressive Sensing

Carlo Bencivenni, Marianna Ivashina, Rob Maaskant
10th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2016
Paper in proceedings
2016

High-Sensitivity Phased Array Receivers for Radio Astronomy

K. F. Warnick, Rob Maaskant, B. D. Jeffs et al
Proceedings of the IEEE. Vol. 104 (3), p. 607-622
Journal article
2015

Quad-Mode Antenna for Wide-Scan Sparse Arrays

Marianna Ivashina, Rob Maaskant, P. Meyer et al
2015 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, APS 2015; Vancouver, Canada; 19-24 July 2015, p. 1516-1517
Paper in proceedings
2015

A Comparison of Two Types of Macro Basis Functions Defined on LEGO Electromagnetic Bricks

Rob Maaskant, V Lancellotti
9th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2015, Lisbon, Portugal, 13-17 May 2015, p. 1-5
Paper in proceedings
2015

Irregular Quad-Mode Antenna Array: Field-of-View Comparison with the Swedish LOFAR Station

P. Meyer, Rob Maaskant, D.S Prinsloo et al
Paper in proceedings
2015

Optimal Aperture Distribution for Maximum Power Transfer in Planar Lossy Multilayered Matters

Jian Yang, Aidin Razavi, Rob Maaskant et al
Paper in proceedings
2015

Multi-Element Aperiodic Array Synthesis by Compressive Sensing

Rob Maaskant, Marianna Ivashina, Carlo Bencivenni
ICEAA 2015, p. 223-226
Paper in proceedings
2015

Field Computations Through the ACA Algorithm

Rob Maaskant, Vito Lancelotti
Paper in proceedings
2015

Maximum Aperture Power Transmission in Lossy Homogeneous Matters

Aidin Razavi, Jian Yang, Mats Viberg et al
IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters. Vol. 14, p. 175-178
Journal article
2015

Efficient correction for both direction-dependent and baseline-dependent effects in interferometric imaging: An A-stacking framework

D. B. Davidson, Marianna Ivashina, A. Young et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 577, p. Art. no. A56-
Journal article
2015

Equivalent Circuit of a Quadraxial Feed for Ultra-Wide Bandwidth Quadruple-Ridged Flared Horn Antennas

Rob Maaskant, Petrie Meyer, Marianna Ivashina et al
Paper in proceedings
2015

Conical Quad-Mode Antenna With Integrated Tapered Slot Antennas For Wide-Field Polarimetry

P. Meyer, Rob Maaskant, Marianna Ivashina et al
Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE-APS Topical Conference on Antennas and Propagation in Wireless Communications, IEEE APWC 2015, Italy, 7-11 September, p. 1235-1238
Paper in proceedings
2015

Fast Solution of Multiple Slot-Coupled Waveguide Junctions Using the CBFM

Carl Toft, Johan Wettergren, Rob Maaskant
Journal article
2015

Efficient Wideband Gain Modeling for Interferometric Imaging Arrays in Radio Astronomy

Marianna Ivashina, D. B. Davidson, S. J. Wijnholds et al
2015 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation & USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, APS 2015, Vancouver, Canada, 19-24 July 2015, p. 1374-1375
Paper in proceedings
2015

Maximum Aperture Power Transmission in Lossy Homogeneous Matters

Jian Yang, Rob Maaskant, Mats Viberg et al
IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters. Vol. 14, p. 175-178
Journal article
2015

Design of Maximally Sparse Antenna Arrays in the Presence of Mutual Coupling

Marianna Ivashina, Johan Wettergren, Carlo Bencivenni et al
IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters. Vol. 14, p. 159-162
Journal article
2015

Optimal Aperture Distribution for Maximum Power Transfer in Planar Lossy Multilayered Matters

Mats Viberg, Rob Maaskant, Zvonimir Sipus et al
Paper in proceedings
2014

Mixed-Mode Sensitivity Analysis of a Combined Differential and Common Mode Active Receiving Antenna Providing Near-Hemispherical Field-of-View Coverage

P. Meyer, Rob Maaskant, Marianna Ivashina et al
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. Vol. 62 (8), p. 3951-3961
Journal article
2014

Macro Basis Function Framework for Solving Maxwell’s Equations in Surface Integral Equation Form

R. Mittra, C. Craeye, Rob Maaskant et al
The FERMAT Journal. Vol. 3, p. 1-16
Journal article
2014

Fast Analysis of Periodic Antennas and Metamaterial-Based Waveguides

Rob Maaskant
Computational Electromagnetics – Recent Advances and Engineering Applications, p. 75-109
Chapter in monograph, book
2014

Mixed Common and Differential Mode Analysis of Active Receiving Antennas

Rob Maaskant, D.S. Prinsloo, Marianna Ivashina et al
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. Vol. 62 (8), p. 3951 - 3961
Journal article
2014

Characteristic Basis Function Analysis of Large Aperture-Fed Antenna Arrays

Rob Maaskant, Marianna Ivashina, Carlo Bencivenni
8th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2014, The Hague, The Netherlands 6-11 April 2014, p. 2427 - 2431
Paper in proceedings
2014

Modal considerations for synthesizing the tapering profile of a quadruple-ridged flared horn antenna

Marianna Ivashina, P. Meyer, Rob Maaskant et al
Proceedings - 2014 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2014, p. 488-491
Paper in proceedings
2014

Scalability Analysis and Modeling of Future Massive MIMO Antenna Array Systems

Christian Fager, Thomas Eriksson, Rob Maaskant et al
Conference contribution
2014

A Quad-Mode Antenna for Accurate Polarimetric Measurements Over an Ultra-Wide Field-of-View

Marianna Ivashina, P. Meyer, Rob Maaskant et al
8th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2014, The Hague, The Netherlands 6-11 April 2014, p. 3260 - 3263
Paper in proceedings
2014

Beamforming strategies for active multi-mode antennas: Maximum gain, Signal-to-Noise ratio, and polarization discrimination

D.S. Prinsloo, Rob Maaskant, P. Meyer et al
Proceedings - 2014 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2014, p. 507-510
Paper in proceedings
2014

Optimal aperture distribution for near-field detection of foreign objects in lossy media

Mats Viberg, Jian Yang, Rob Maaskant et al
2014 IEEE-APS Topical Conference on Antennas and Propagation in Wireless Communications, APWC 2014, p. 659-662
Paper in proceedings
2014

Accelerating the Domain Green's Function Method through adaptive cross approximation

U. Jakobus, D. B. Davidson, D. J. Ludick et al
Proceedings - 16th International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2014, p. 636-639
Paper in proceedings
2014

Design of Wideband Quadruple-Ridged Flared Horn Feeds for Future Radio Telescopes

Miroslav Pantaleev, Theunis Beukman, Carlo Bencivenni et al
Paper in proceedings
2014

Radiation Pattern Modeling with Characteristic Basis Function Patterns

Rob Maaskant, Marianna Ivashina, A. Young et al
The FERMAT Journal. Vol. 2, p. 1-12
Journal article
2014

Toward a practical demonstration of physics-based beam calibration models - CBFPs and the LOFAR-LBA antenna array radio telescope

Marianna Ivashina, A. Young, Rob Maaskant et al
Proceedings - 2014 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2014, p. 462-465
Paper in proceedings
2014

A comparison of domain decomposition techniques for analysing disjoint finite antenna arrays

D. J. Ludick, R. Mittra, D. B. Davidson et al
8th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2014, p. 2411-2415
Paper in proceedings
2014

Characteristic Basis Function Analysis of Large Aperture-Fed Antenna Arrays

Carlo Bencivenni, Marianna Ivashina, Rob Maaskant
8th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2014, The Hague, The Netherlands 6-11 April 2014, p. 2427 - 2431
Paper in proceedings
2014

Efficient Analysis of Large Aperiodic Antenna Arrays Using the Domain Green's Function Method

D. J. Ludick, Rob Maaskant, R. Mittra et al
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. Vol. 62 (4), p. 1579-1588
Journal article
2014

Efficient Analysis of Large Aperiodic Antenna Arrays Using the Domain Green’s Function Method

D. I. L. de Villiers, Rob Maaskant, U. Jakobus et al
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. Vol. 62 (4), p. 1579—1588-
Journal article
2014

A Quadraxial Feed for Ultra-Wide Bandwidth Quadruple-Ridged Flared Horn Antennas

Carlo Bencivenni, Marianna Ivashina, Petrie Meyer et al
8th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2014, The Hague, The Netherlands 6-11 April 2014, p. 3312 - 3316
Paper in proceedings
2014

Fast analysis of periodic antennas and metamaterial-based waveguides

Rob Maaskant
Computational Electromagnetics: Recent Advances and Engineering Applications, p. 75-109
Chapter in monograph, book
2014

Aperiodic Array Antennas for Future Satellite Systems

Marianna Ivashina, Rob Maaskant, Carlo Bencivenni et al
Paper in proceedings
2014

Fast and Accurate Analysis of Reflector Antennas with Phased Array Feeds Including Multiple Reflections between Feed and Reflector

Marianna Ivashina, Rob Maaskant, Per-Simon Kildal et al
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. Vol. 62 (7), p. 3450 - 3462
Journal article
2014

Applying the NGF-enhanced Domain Green's Function Method to the analysis of antenna arrays and ground planes of finite sizes

D. B. Davidson, D. J. Ludick, Rob Maaskant et al
Proceedings - 2014 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2014, p. 632-635
Paper in proceedings
2014

Fast and Accurate Analysis of Reflector Antennas with Phased Array Feeds Including Multiple Reflections between Feed and Reflector

Marianna Ivashina, Per-Simon Kildal, Oleg Iupikov et al
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. Vol. 62 (7), p. 3450 - 3462
Journal article
2013

An overview of Beam Modeling Techniques for Future Radio Telescopes

Marianna Ivashina, Oleg Iupikov, D. B. Davidson et al
7th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2013, Gothenburg, Sweden, 8-12 April 2013, p. 656 - 657
Paper in proceedings
2013

Design of an active dual-mode antenna with near hemispherical Field of View coverage

D.S. Prinsloo, Rob Maaskant, Petrie Meyer et al
Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2013, p. 1064-1067
Paper in proceedings
2013

A Plane Wave Approximation in the Computation of Multiscattering Effects in Reflector Systems

Marianna Ivashina, Oleg Iupikov, Rob Maaskant
7th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2013, Gothenburg, Sweden, 8-12 April 2013, p. 3828-3832
Paper in proceedings
2013

A Simple Method for Optimal Antenna Array Thinning Using a Broadside MaxGain Beamformer

Marianna Ivashina, Rob Maaskant, Carlo Bencivenni
7th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2013, Gothenburg, Sweden, 8-12 April 2013, p. 1799-1802
Paper in proceedings
2013

Accurate Beam Prediction Through Characteristic Basis Function Patterns for the MeerKAT/SKA Radio Telescope Antenna

A. Young, Rob Maaskant, D. B. Davidson et al
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. Vol. 61 (5), p. 2466-2473
Journal article
2013

Application of the characteristic basis function pattern method to reflector surface inaccuracies and sidelobe modeling

Rob Maaskant, A. Young, D. B. Davidson et al
Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2013, p. 555-558
Paper in proceedings
2013

Improving the Calibration Efficiency of an Array Fed Reflector Antenna through Con-strained Beamforming

Rob Maaskant, D. B. Davidson, Oleg Iupikov et al
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. Vol. 61 (7), p. 3538 - 3545
Journal article
2013

A Simple Method for Optimal Antenna Array Thinning Using a Broadside MaxGain Beamformer

Marianna Ivashina, Carlo Bencivenni, Rob Maaskant
7th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2013, Gothenburg, Sweden, 8-12 April 2013, p. 1799-1802
Paper in proceedings
2013

Applying the CBFM-enhanced domain Green's function method to the analysis of large disjoint subarray antennas

Rob Maaskant, U. Jakobus, R. Mittra et al
Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2013, p. 94-97
Paper in proceedings
2012

Polarimetry With Phased Array Antennas: Theoretical Framework and Definitions

S. J. Wijnholds, Marianna Ivashina, Rob Maaskant et al
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. Vol. 60 (1), p. 184-196
Journal article
2012

Comparison of parallel-plate Green’s function acceleration techniques

Pegah Takook, Rob Maaskant, Per-Simon Kildal
Proceedings of 6th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2012. Prague, 26-30 March 2012, s. 1311-1315, p. 1311-1315
Paper in proceedings
2012

Efficient Prediction of Array Element Patterns Using Physics-Based Expansions and a Single Far-Field Measurement

K. F. Warnick, Marianna Ivashina, S. J. Wijnholds et al
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. Vol. 60 (8), p. 3614-3621
Journal article
2012

Fast analysis of gap waveguides using the characteristic basis function method and the parallel-plate Green’s function

Rob Maaskant, Per-Simon Kildal, Pegah Takook
2012 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), Cape Town, WP, South Africa, 2-8 Sept 2012, p. 788-791
Paper in proceedings
2012

Performance evaluation of far-field patterns for radio astronomy applications through the Jacobi-Bessel series

A. Young, Marianna Ivashina, Rob Maaskant et al
2012 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), Cape Town, WP, South Africa, 2-8 Sept 2012, p. 884-887
Paper in proceedings
2012

Towards the understanding of the interaction effects between reflector antennas and phased array feeds

Oleg Iupikov, Marianna Ivashina, Rob Maaskant
2012 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), Cape Town, WP, South Africa, 2-8 Sept 2012, p. 792-795
Paper in proceedings
2012

Characteristic basis function patterns – a novel expansion method for the fast and accurate prediction of antenna array beams

Rob Maaskant, Marianna Ivashina
2012 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), Cape Town, WP, South Africa, 2-8 Sept 2012, p. 796-799
Paper in proceedings
2012

Noise-based antenna terms for active receiving arrays

Rob Maaskant, K. F. Warnick, Marianna Ivashina et al
IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Chicago, USA, July 8-14, 2012
Paper in proceedings
2012

Development of a detailed system model of the Eleven feed receiver using the CAESAR software

Marianna Ivashina, Benjamin Klein, A. Clark et al
6th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2012; Prague; Czech Republic; 26 March 2012 through 30 March 2012, p. 3416-3420
Paper in proceedings
2012

Polarimetry With Phased Array Antennas: Sensitivity and Polarimetric Performance Using Unpolarized Sources for Calibration

Marianna Ivashina, S. J. Wijnholds, Rob Maaskant et al
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. Vol. 60 (10), p. 4688-4698
Journal article
2011

Performance of polarimetric beamformers for phased array radio telescopes

K. F. Warnick, Marianna Ivashina, S. J. Wijnholds et al
Paper in proceedings
2011

An Optimal Beamforming Strategy for Wide-Field Surveys With Phased-Array-Fed Reflector Antennas

T. Oosterloo, Marianna Ivashina, Rob Maaskant et al
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. Vol. 59 (6), p. 1864-1875
Journal article
2011

The Method of Equivalent Dipole Moments (MEDM) - a Novel CBFM Approach for the Fast and Accurate Solution of Dielectric-Scattering Problems

R. Mittra, Rob Maaskant, D. kant et al
Proceedings - 13th International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA'11, Torino, 12-16 September 2011, s. 1013-1016, p. 1013-1016
Paper in proceedings
2011

Beamforming, calibration, and figures of merit for polarimetric phased array antennas

Rob Maaskant, S. Wijnholds, Marianna Ivashina et al
Paper in proceedings
2011

Multi-level characteristic basis function method (MLCBFM) for the anaylsis of large antenna arrays

Rob Maaskant, R. Mittra, A. Tijhuis
Radio Science Bulletin. Vol. 336 (3), p. 23-34
Journal article
2011

Aperture array development for future large radio telescopes

Rob Maaskant, S. J. Wijnholds, E. van der Wal et al
Paper in proceedings
2011

Analysis of large microstrip-fed tapered slot antenna arrays by combining electrodynamic and quasi-static field models

Rob Maaskant, Oleg Iupikov, Marianna Ivashina et al
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. Vol. 59 (6), p. 1798-1807
Journal article
2011

Analysis of the EMBRACE aperture array antenna by the characteristic Basis Function Method

G. W. Kant, Rob Maaskant, M. J. Arts
Proceedings - 13th International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA'11, Torino, 12-16 September 2011, p. 959-962
Paper in proceedings
2010

Reply to Comments on ‘Decoupling efficiency of a wideband Vivaldi focal plane array feeding a reflector antenna’

Malcolm Ng Mou Kehn, Rob Maaskant, Marianna Ivashina et al
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. Vol. 58 (3), p. 1016-1017
Scientific journal article - non peer reviewed
2010

Unified Definitions of Efficiencies and System Noise Temperature for Receiving Antenna Arrays

Marianna Ivashina, B. Woestenburg, Rob Maaskant et al
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. Vol. 58 (6), p. 2121-2125
Journal article