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 Journal Articles: 18


  1. M. Carlin, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “Hybrid BCS-deterministic approach for sparse concentric ring isophoric arrays,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 63, no. 1, pp. 378-383, DOI 10.1109/TAP.2014.2364306, January 2015. Download Last Draft
  2. A. Massa, P. Rocca, and G. Oliveri, “Compressive sensing in electromagnetics - A review,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 224-238, DOI 10.1109/MAP.2015.2397092, February 2015. Download Last Draft
  3. G. Oliveri, D. H. Werner, and A. Massa, “Reconfigurable electromagnetics – A review,” Proceedings of the IEEE – Special Issue on ‘Reconfigurable Systems – Theory, Analysis, and Applications,’ Invited Review Paper, vol. 103, no. 7, pp. 1034-1056, DOI: 10.1109/JPROC.2015.2394292, July 2015. Download Last Draft
  4. A. Massa and F. Texeira, Guest-Editorial: Special Cluster on Compressive Sensing as Applied to Electromagnetics, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 14, pp. 1022-1026, DOI: 10.1109/LAWP.2015.2425011, 2015. Download Last Draft
  5. G. Oliveri, F. Viani, N. Anselmi, and A. Massa, “Synthesis of multi-layer WAIM coatings for planar phased arrays within the system-by-design framework,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 63, no. 6, pp. 2482-2496, DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2015.2415516, June 2015. Download Last Draft
  6. L. Poli, P. Rocca, N. Anselmi, and A. Massa, “Dealing with uncertainties on phase weighting of linear antenna arrays by means of interval-based tolerance analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 63, no. 7, pp. 3229-3234, DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2015.2421952, July 2015. Download Last Draft
  7. G. Oliveri, E. T. Bekele, M. Salucci, and A. Massa, “Array miniaturization through QCTO-SI metamaterial radomes,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 63, no. 8, pp. 3465-3476, DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2015.2434412, August 2015. Download Last Draft
  8. N. Anselmi, G. Oliveri, M. Salucci, and A. Massa, “Wavelet-based compressive imaging of sparse targets,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 63, no. 11, pp. 4889-4900, DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2015.2444423, November 2015. Download Last Draft
  9. M. Salucci, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “GPR prospecting through an inverse scattering frequency-hopping multi-focusing approach,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 53, no. 12, pp. 6573-6592, DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2015.2444391, December 2015. Download Last Draft
  10. X. Ye, L. Poli, G. Oliveri, Y. Zhong, K. Agarwal, A. Massa, and X. Chen, “Multi-resolution subspace-based optimization method for solving three-dimensional inverse scattering problems,” vol. 32, no. 11, pp. 2218-2226, DOI: 10.1364/JOSAA.32.002218, November 2015. Download Last Draft
  11. G. Oliveri, P.-P. Ding, and L. Poli, “3D crack detection in anisotropic layered media through a sparseness-regularizerd solver,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters – Special Cluster on ‘Compressive Sensing as applied to Electromagnetics,’ vol. 14, pp. 1031-1034, DOI: 10.1109/LAWP.2014.2365523, 2015. Download Last Draft
  12. G. Oliveri and T. Moriyama, “Hybrid PSO-CP technique for the synthesis of non-uniform linear arrays with maximum directivity,” Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 113-123, DOI: 10.1080/09205071.2014.983616, January 2015. Download Last Draft
  13. P. Rocca and A. F. Morabito, “Optimal synthesis of reconfigurable planar arrays with simplified architectures for monopulse radar applications,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 63, no. 3, pp. 1048-1058, DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2014.2386359, March 2015. Download Last Draft
  14. T. Moriyama, P. Rocca, and L. Poli, “On the design of clustered planar phased arrays for wireless power transmission,” IEICE Electronics Express, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 20150028(1-6), DOI: 10.1587/elex.11.20150028, February 2015. Download Last Draft
  15. A. F. Morabito and P. Rocca, “Reducing the number of elements in phase-only reconfigurable arrays generating sum and difference patterns,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 14, pp. 1338-1341, DOI: 10.1109/LAWP.2015.2404939, 2015. Download Last Draft
  16. F. Viani, “Opportunistic occupancy estimation in museums through wireless sensor networks,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 57, no. 8, pp. 1975-1977, DOI: 10.1002/mop.29239, August 2015. Download Last Draft
  17. F. Viani, “A decision support system based on wireless power metering for energy saving in smart buildings,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 57, no. 12, pp. 2750-2752, DOI: 10.1002/mop.29432, December 2015. Download Last Draft
  18. Q. Zhu, S. Yang, P. Rocca, and Z. Nie, “Signal-to-noise ratio and time-modulated signal spectrum in four-dimensional antenna arrays,” IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 264-270, DOI: 10.1049/iet-map.2014.0199, 2015. Download Last Draft

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 Journal Articles: 22


  1. L. Poli, P. Rocca, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “Failure correction in time-modulated linear arrays,” IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 195- 201, DOI: 10.1049/iet-rsn.2013.0027, 2014. Download Last Draft
  2. P. Rocca, Q. Zhu, E. T. Bekele, S. Yang, and A. Massa, “4D arrays as enabling technology for cognitive radio systems,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation - Special Issue on “Antenna Systems and Propagation for Cognitive Radio,” vol. 62, no. 3, pp. 1102-1116, DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2013.2288109, March 2014. Download Last Draft
  3. G. Oliveri, E. Bekele, F. Robol, and A. Massa, “Sparsening conformal arrays through a versatile BCS-based method,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation - Special Issue on “Innovative Phased Array Antennas based on Non-regular Lattices and Overlapped Subarrays,” vol. 62, no. 4 (Part 1), pp. 1681-1689, DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2013.2287894, April 2014. Download Last Draft
  4. G. Oliveri, F. Viani, and A. Massa, “Synthesis of linear multi-beam arrays through hierarchical ADS-based interleaving,” IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, vol. 8, no. 10, pp. 794-808, DOI: 10.1049/IET-MAP.2013.0697, 2014. Download Last Draft
  5. M. Salucci, G. Oliveri, A. Randazzo, M. Pastorino, and A. Massa, “Electromagnetic subsurface prospecting by a multi-focusing inexact Newton method within the second-order Born approximation,” Journal of Optical Society of America A, vol. 31, no. 6, pp. 1167-1179, June 2014. Download Last Draft
  6. P. Rocca, N. Anselmi, and A. Massa, “Optimal synthesis of robust array configurations exploiting interval analysis and convex optimization,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 62, no. 7, pp. 3603-3612, DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2014.2318071, July 2014. Download Last Draft
  7. G. Oliveri, E. T. Bekele, D. H. Werner, J. P. Turpin, and A. Massa, “Generalized QCTO for metamaterial-lens-coated conformal arrays,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 62, no. 8, pp. 4089-4095, DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2014.2327643, August 2014. Download Last Draft
  8. G. Oliveri, N. Anselmi, and A. Massa, “Compressive sensing imaging of non-sparse 2D scatterers by a total-variation approach within the Born approximation,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag., vol. 62, no. 10, pp. 5157-5170, DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2014.2344673, October 2014. Download Last Draft
  9. L. Poli, G. Oliveri, P.-P. Ding, T. Moriyama, and A. Massa, “Multi-frequency bayesian CS methods for microwave imaging,” Journal of Optical Society of America A, vol. 31, no. 11, pp. 2415-2428, DOI 1084-7529/14/112415-14$15.00/0, November 2014.Download Last Draft
  10. M. Salucci, G. Oliveri, A. Randazzo, M. Pastorino, and A. Massa, “Electromagnetic subsurface prospecting by a fully nonlinear multi-focusing inexact Newton method,” Journal of Optical Society of America A, vol. 31, no. 12, pp. 2618-2629, DOI 1084-7529/14/122618-12$15.00/0, December 2014.Download Last Draft
  11. G. Oliveri, L. Tenuti, E. Bekele, M. Carlin, and A. Massa, “An SbD-QCTO approach to the synthesis of isotropic metamaterial lenses,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters – Special Cluster on ‘Transformation Electromagnetics,’ Invited Paper, vol. 13, pp. 1783-1786, DOI 10.1109/LAWP.2014.2365525, 2014. Download Last Draft
  12. P. Rocca, L. Manica, and A. Massa, “Interval-based analysis of pattern distortions in reflector antennas with bump-like surface deformations,” IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, vol. 8, no. 15, pp. 1277-1285, DOI: 10.1049/IET-MAP.2014.0162, 2014. Download Last Draft
  13. P. Rocca, N. Anselmi, and A. Massa, “Interval arithmetic for pattern tolerance analysis of parabolic reflectors,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 62, no. 10, pp. 4952-4960, DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2014.2342758, October 2014. Download Last Draft
  14. P. Rocca, M. D’Urso, and L. Poli, “Advanced strategy for large antenna array design with subarray-only amplitude and phase control,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 13, pp. 91-94, 2014. Download Last Draft
  15. L. Poli, T. Moriyama, and P. Rocca, "Pulse splitting for harmonic beamforming in time-modulated linear arrays," International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, vol. 2014, pp. 1-9, DOI: 10.1155/2014/797590, 2014. Download Last Draft
  16. T. Moriyama, L. Poli, N. Anselmi, M. Salucci, and P. Rocca, “Real array pattern tolerances from amplitude excitation errors,” IEICE Electronics Express, vol. 11, no. 17, pp. 20140571(1-8), 10 September 2014. Download Last Draft
  17. T. Moriyama, G. Oliveri, M. Salucci, and T. Takenaka, “A multi-scaling forward-backward time-stepping method for microwave imaging,” IEICE Electronics Express, vol. 11, no. 16, pp. 20140569(1-10), DOI: 10.1587/elex.11.20140578, August 2014. Download Last Draft
  18. T. Moriyama, F. Viani, M. Salucci, F. Robol, and E. Giarola, “Planar multiband antenna for 3G/4G advanced wireless services,” IEICE Electronics Express, vol. 11, no. 17, pp. 20140570(1-10), 10 September 2014. Download Last Draft
  19. T. Moriyama, E. Giarola, M. Salucci, and G. Oliveri, “On the radiation properties of ADS-thinned dipole arrays,” IEICE Electronics Express, vol. 11, no. 16, pp. 20140578(1-12), DOI: 10.1587/elex.11.20140569, August 2014. Download Last Draft
  20. P. Rocca, R. J. Mailloux, and G. Toso, “GA-Based optimization of irregular sub-array layouts for wideband phased arrays design,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 13, pp. 91-94, DOI: 10.1155/2014/797590, 2014. Download Last Draft
  21. T. Moriyama, L. Poli, and P. Rocca, “Adaptive nulling in thinned planar arrays through genetic algorithms,” IEICE Electronics Express, vol. 11, no. 11, pp. 20140785(1-9), DOI: 10.1587/elex.11.20140785, September 2014. Download Last Draft
  22. P. Rocca and R. L. Haupt, “Biologically inspired optimization of antenna arrays,” ACES Journal, Invited Paper, vol. 29, no, 12, pp. 1047‐1059, December 2014. Download Last Draft

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 Journal Articles: 22


  1. L. Poli, G. Oliveri, P. Rocca, and A. Massa, “Bayesian compressive sensing approaches for the reconstruction of two-dimensional sparse scatterers under TE illuminations,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 51, no. 5, pp. 2920-2936, DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2012.2218613, May 2013. Download Last Draft
  2. G. Oliveri, L. Poli, and A. Massa, “Maximum efficiency synthesis of planar arrays for wireless power transmission,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 61, no. 5, pp. 2490-2499, May 2013. Download Last Draft
  3. A. Massa, G. Oliveri, F. Viani, and P. Rocca, “Array designs for long-distance wireless power transmission - State-of-the-art and innovative solutions,” Proceedings of the IEEE – Special Issue on ‘Wireless Power Technology, Transmission and Applications,’ Invited Review Paper, vol. 101, no. 6, pp. 1464-1481, DOI: 10.1109/JPROC.2013.2245491, June 2013. Download Last Draft
  4. P. Rocca, M. Donelli, G. Oliveri, F. Viani, and A. Massa, “Reconfigurable sum-difference pattern by means of parasitic elements for forward-looking monopulse radar,” IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, vol 7, no. 7, pp. 747-754, DOI: 10.1049/iet-rsn.2012.0300, 2013. Download Last Draft
  5. F. Viani, L. Poli, G. Oliveri, F. Robol, and A. Massa, “Sparse scatterers imaging through approximated multi-task compressive sensing strategies,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 55, no. 7, pp. 1553-1557, DOI: 10.1002/mop.27612, July 2013. Download Last Draft
  6. M. Carlin, P. Rocca, G. Oliveri, F. Viani, and A. Massa, “Directions-of-arrival estimation through bayesian compressive sensing strategies,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 61, no. 7, pp. 3828-3838, DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2013.2256093, July 2013. Download Last Draft
  7. E. Bekele, L. Poli, P. Rocca, M. D’Urso, and A. Massa, “Pulse-shaping strategy for time modulated arrays – Analysis and design,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 61, no. 7, pp. 3525-3537, DOI:  10.1109/TAP.2013.2256096, July 2013. Download Last Draft
  8. P. Rocca, L. Manica, N. Anselmi, and A. Massa, “Analysis of the pattern tolerances in linear arrays with arbitrary amplitude errors,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 639-642, DOI: 10.1109/LAWP.2013.2261912, December 2013. Download Last Draft
  9. L. Poli, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “Imaging sparse metallic cylinders through a local shape function bayesian compressing sensing approach,” Journal of Optical Society of America A, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 1261-1272, DOI: 1084-7529/13/061261-12$15.00/0, June 2013. Download Last Draft
  10. L. Poli, G. Oliveri, F. Viani, and A. Massa, “MT-BCS-based microwave imaging approach through minimum-norm current expansion,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 61, no. 9, pp. 4722-4732, DOI:  10.1109/TAP.2013.2265254, September 2013. Download Last Draft
  11. F. Viani, F. Robol, A. Polo, P. Rocca, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “Wireless architectures for heterogeneous sensing in smart home applications – Concepts and real implementations,” Proceedings of the IEEE – Special Issue on ‘The Smart Home,’ Invited Paper, vol. 101, no. 11, pp. 2381-2396, DOI: 10.1109/JPROC.2013.2266858, November 2013. Download Last Draft
  12. F. Viani, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “Compressive sensing pattern matching techniques for synthesizing planar sparse arrays,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 61, no. 9, pp. 4577-4587, DOI:  10.1109/TAP.2013.2267195, September 2013. Download Last Draft
  13. L. Manica, N. Anselmi, P. Rocca, and A. Massa, “Robust mask-constrained linear array synthesis through an interval-based particle swarm,” IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, vol. 7, no. 12, pp. 976-984, DOI: 10.1049/IET-MAP.2013.0203, 2013. Download Last Draft
  14. M. Carlin, P. Rocca, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “Bayesian compressive sensing as applied to directions-of-arrival estimation in planar arrays,” Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering – Special Issue on ‘Advances in Radar Technologies,’ Invited Paper, vol. 2013, Article ID 245867, pp. 1-12 pages, DOI: 10.1155/2013/245867. Download Last Draft
  15. L. Poli, P. Rocca, M. Salucci, and A. Massa, “Reconfigurable thinning for the adaptive control of linear arrays,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 61, no. 10, pp. 5068-5077, DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2013.2272452, October 2013. Download Last Draft
  16. N. Anselmi, L. Manica, P. Rocca, and A. Massa, “Tolerance analysis of antenna arrays through interval arithmetic,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 61, no. 11, pp. 5496-5507, DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2013.2276927, November 2013. Download Last Draft
  17. G. Oliveri, L. Lizzi, F. Robol, and A. Massa, “Polarization-agile ADS-interleaved planar arrays,” Progress in Electromagnetic Research, vol. 142, pp. 771-798, 2013. Download Last Draft
  18. P. Rocca, M. Carlin, L. Manica, and A. Massa, “Microwave imaging within the interval analysis framework,” Progress in Electromagnetic Research, vol. 143, pp. 675–708, 2013. Download Last Draft
  19. B. Majone, F. Viani, E. Filippi, A. Bellin, A. Massa, G. Toller, F. Robol, and M Salucci, “Wireless sensor network deployment for monitoring soil moisture dynamics at the field scale,” Procedia Environmental Sciences, vol. 19, pp. 426-235, DOI: 10.1016/J.PROENV.2013.06.049, 2013. Download Last Draft
  20. D. Sartori, L. Manica, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “Hybrid design of non-regular linear arrays with arbitrary upper bounds on the far-field power pattern,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 61, no. 12, pp. 6237-6242, DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2013.2283602, December 2013. Download Last Draft
  21. F. Viani, “Dual-band sierpinski pre-fractal antenna for 2.4GHz-WLAN and 800MHz-LTE wireless devices,” Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, vol. 35, pp. 63-71, 2013. Download Last Draft
  22. P. Rocca, M. D’Urso, and L. Poli, “An iterative approach for the synthesis of optimized sparse time-modulated linear arrays,” Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, vol. 55, pp. 365-382, 2013. Download Last Draft

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 Journal Articles: 18


  1. G. Oliveri, L. Lizzi, M. Pastorino, and A. Massa, “A nested multi-scaling inexact-Newton iterative approach for microwave imaging,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 60, no. 2, pp. 971-983, February 2012.  Download Last Draft
  2. G. Oliveri, M. Carlin, and A. Massa, “Complex-weight sparse linear array synthesis by bayesian compressive sampling,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 60, no. 5, pp. 2309-2326, May 2012. Download Last Draft
  3. L. Lizzi, R. Azaro, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “Multiband fractal antenna for wireless communication systems for emergency management,” Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 1-11, 2012. Download Last Draft
  4. L. Lizzi, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “A time-domain approach to the synthesis of UWB antenna systems,” Progress in Electromagnetic Research, vol. 122, pp. 557-575, 2012. Download Last Draft
  5. L. Poli, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “Microwave imaging within the first-order Born approximation by means of the contrast-field Bayesian compressive sensing,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 60, no. 6, pp. 2865-2879, June 2012. Download Last Draft
  6. L. Poli, P. Rocca, and A. Massa, “Sideband radiation reduction exploiting pattern multiplication in directive time-modulated linear arrays,” IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 214-222, 2012. Download Last Draft
  7. P. Rocca, L. Poli, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “Adaptive nulling in time-varying scenarios through time-modulated linear arrays,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 11, pp. 101-104, 2012. Download Last Draft
  8. F. Viani, M. Salucci, F. Robol, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “Design of a UHF RFID/GPS fractal antenna for logistics management,” Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, vol. 26, pp. 480–492, 2012. Download Last Draft
  9. G. Oliveri, A. Randazzo, M. Pastorino, and A. Massa, “Electromagnetic imaging within the contrast source formulation by means of the multiscaling inexact Newton method,” Journal of Optical Society of America A, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 945-958, 2012. Download Last Draft
  10. A. Morabito, A. Massa, P. Rocca, and T. Isernia, “An effective approach to the synthesis of phase-only reconfigurable arrays,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 6, no. 8, pp. 3622-3631, August 2012. Download Last Draft
  11. G. Oliveri, L. Poli, P. Rocca, and A. Massa, “Bayesian compressive optical imaging within the Rytov approximation,” Optics Letters, vol. 37, no. 10, pp. 1760-1762, 2012. Download Last Draft
  12. P. Rocca, L. Poli, L. Manica, and A. Massa, “Synthesis of monopulse time-modulated planar arrays with controlled sideband radiation,” IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, vol. 6, no. 6, pp. 432-442, DOI: 10.1049/iet-rsn.2012.0005, 2012. Download Last Draft
  13. G. Oliveri, P. Rocca, and A. Massa, “Reliable diagnosis of large linear arrays – A bayesian compressive sensing approach,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 60, no. 10, pp. 4627-4636, DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2012.2207344, October 2012. Download Last Draft
  14. F. Viani, M. Salucci, F. Robol, and A. Massa, “Multiband fractal ZigBee/WLAN antenna for ubiquitous wireless environments,” Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, vol. 26, no. 11-12, pp. 1554-1562, DOI: 10.1080/09205071.2012.704553, 2012. Download Last Draft
  15. G. Oliveri, F. Caramanica, M. D. Migliore, and A. Massa, “Synthesis of non-uniform MIMO arrays through combinatorial sets,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 11, pp. 728-731, DOI: 10.1109/LAWP.2012.2205552, 2012. Download Last Draft
  16. P. Rocca, L. Poli, and A. Massa, “Instantaneous directivity optimization in time-modulated array receivers,” IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, vol. 6, no. 14, pp. 1590-1597, DOI: 10.1049/IET-MAP.2012.0400, 2012. Download Last Draft
  17. . Hagness, E. Fear, and A. Massa, Guest-Editorial: Special Cluster on Microwave Medical Imaging, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 11, pp. 1592-1597, DOI: 10.1109/LAWP.2013.2240569, 2012. Download Last Draft
  18. G. Oliveri, “Improving the reliability of frequency domain simulators in the presence of homogeneous metamaterials – A preliminary numerical assessment,” Progress In Electromagnetics Research, vol. 122, pp. 497-518, 2012. Download Last Draft

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 Journal Articles: 22


  1. P. Rocca, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “Differential Evolution as applied to electromagnetics,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 38-49, Feb. 2011. Download Last Draft
  2. L. Poli, P. Rocca, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “Adaptive nulling in time-modulated linear arrays with minimum power losses,” IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 157–166, 2011. Download Last Draft 
  3. G. Oliveri and A. Massa, “Bayesian compressive sampling for pattern synthesis with maximally sparse non-uniform linear arrays,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 59, no. 2, pp. 467-481, February 2011. Download Last Draft 
  4. L. Manica, P. Rocca, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “Synthesis of multi-beam sub-arrayed antennas through an excitation matching strategy,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 59, no. 2, pp. 482-492, February 2011. Download Last Draft
  5. L. Lizzi, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “Planar monopole UWB antenna with WLAN-band notched characteristics,” Progress in Electromagnetic Research B, vol. 25, pp. 277–292, 2010. Download Last Draft
  6. G. Oliveri and A. Massa, “GA-Enhanced ADS-based approach for array thinning,” IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 305– 315, 2011. Download Last Draft
  7. G. Oliveri, F. Caramanica, and A. Massa, “Hybrid ADS-based techniques for radio astronomy array design,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation - Special Issue on “Antennas for Next Generation Radio Telescopes,” vol. 59, no. 6, pp. 1817-1827, June 2011. Download Last Draft
  8. G. Oliveri, F. Caramanica, C. Fontanari, and A. Massa, “Rectangular thinned arrays based on McFarland difference sets,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 59, no. 5, pp. 1546-1552, May 2011. Download Last Draft
  9. L. Poli, P. Rocca, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “Harmonic beamforming in time-modulated linear arrays,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 59, no. 7, pp. 2538-2545, July 2011. Download Last Draft
  10. R. Aramini, M. Brignone, G. Caviglia, A. Massa, and M. Piana, “The linear sampling method in a lossy background: an energy perspective,” Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, DOI: 10.1080/17415977.2011.565875, May 2011. Download Last Draft
  11. G. Oliveri, P. Rocca, and A. Massa, “A bayesian compressive sampling-based inversion for imaging sparse scatterers,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 49, no. 10, pp. 3993-4006, October 2011. Download Last Draft
  12. P. Rocca, L. Poli, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “A multi-stage approach for the synthesis of sub-arrayed time modulated linear arrays,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 59, no. 9, pp. 3246-3254, September 2011. Download Last Draft
  13. M. Carlin, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “On the robustness to element failures of linear ADS-thinned arrays,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 59, no. 12, pp. 4849-4853, December 2011. Download Last Draft
  14. F. Viani, P. Rocca, G. Oliveri, D. Trinchero, and A. Massa, “Localization, tracking, and imaging of targets in wireless sensor networks: An invited review,” Radio Science, Solicited Review Paper, vol. 46, RS5002, doi:10.1029/2010RS004561, 2011. Download Last Draft
  15. G. Oliveri, A. Randazzo, M. Pastorino, and A. Massa, “Imaging of separate scatterers by means of a multiscaling multiregion inexact-Newton approach,” Progress in Electromagnetic Research M, vol. 18, pp. 247-257, 2011. Download Last Draft
  16. L. Lizzi and A. Massa, “Dual-band printed fractal monopole antenna for LTE applications,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 10, pp. 760-763, 2011. Download Last Draft
  17. A. Randazzo, G. Oliveri, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “Electromagnetic inversion with the multiscaling inexact-Newton method – Experimental validation,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 53, no. 12, pp. 2834-2838, December 2011. Download Last Draft
  18. G. Oliveri, Y. Zhong, X. Chen, and A. Massa, “Multi-resolution subspace-based optimization method for inverse scattering,” Journal of Optical Society of America A, vol. 28, no. 10, pp. 2057-2069, October 2011. Download Last Draft
  19. L. Lizzi, R. Azaro, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “Printed UWB antenna operating over multiple mobile wireless standards,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 10, pp. 1429-1432, 2011. Download Last Draft
  20. P. Rocca, “Large array thinning by means of deterministic binary sequences,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 10, pp. 334-337, 2011. Download Last Draft
  21. M. Donelli, I. J. Craddock, D. Gibbins, and M. Sarafianou, “A three-dimensional time domain microwave imaging method for breast cancer detection based on an evolutionary algorithm,” Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, vol. 18, pp. 179-195, 2011. Download Last Draft
  22. M. Donelli, “A rescue radar system for the detection of victims trapped under rubble based on the independent component analysis algorithm,” Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, vol. 19, pp. 173-181, 2011. Download Last Draft

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 Journal Articles: 24


  1. Rocca, L. Manica, and A. Massa, “Ant colony based hybrid approach for optimal compromise sum-difference patterns synthesis,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 128-132, January 2010. Download Last Draft
  2. L. Poli, P. Rocca, L. Manica, and A. Massa, “Handling sideband radiations in time-modulated arrays through particle swarm optimization,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 58, no. 4, pp. 1408-1411, April 2010.3. Download Last Draft
  3. L. Poli, P. Rocca, L. Manica, and A. Massa, “Pattern synthesis in time-modulated linear arrays through pulse shifting,” IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, vol. 4, no. 9, pp. 1157-1164, 2010. Download Last Draft
  4. L. Poli, P. Rocca, L. Manica, and A. Massa, “Time modulated planar arrays – Analysis and optimization of the sideband radiations,” IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, vol. 4, no. 9, pp. 1165-1171, 2010. Download Last Draft
  5. M. Benedetti, D. Lesselier, M. Lambert, and A. Massa, “Multiple shapes reconstruction by means of multi-region level sets,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 48, no. 5, pp. 2330-2342, May 2010. Download Last Draft
  6. G. Oliveri, L. Manica, and A. Massa, “ADS-Based guidelines for thinned planar arrays,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 58, no. 6, pp. 1935-1948, June 2010. Download Last Draft
  7. G. Oliveri and A. Massa, “Fully-interleaved linear arrays with predictable sidelobes based on almost difference sets,” IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 649 – 661, 2010. Download Last Draft
  8. G. Oliveri, P. Rocca, and A. Massa, “Interleaved linear arrays with difference sets,” Electronics Letters, vol. 46, no. 5, pp. 323-324, March 4, 2010. Download Last Draft
  9. P. Rocca, L. Poli, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “Synthesis of time-modulated planar arrays with controlled harmonic radiations,” Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, vol. 24, no. 5/6, pp. 827-838, 2010. Download Last Draft
  10. F. Viani, P. Rocca, M. Benedetti, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “Electromagnetic passive localization and tracking of moving targets in a WSN-infrastructured environment,” Inverse Problems - Special Issue on “Electromagnetic Inverse Problems: Emerging Methods and Novel Applications,” vol. 26, 074003, pp. 1-15, doi: 10.1088/0266-5611/26/7/074003, March 2010. Download Last Draft
  11. R. Aramini, G. Caviglia, A. Massa, and M. Piana, “The linear sampling method and energy conservation,” Inverse Problems, vol. 26, 055004, pp. 1-24, doi: 10.1088/0266-5611/26/5/055004, May 2010. Download Last Draft
  12. F. Viani, L. Lizzi, M. Donelli, D. Pregnolato, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, “Exploitation of smart antennas in wireless sensor networks,” Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, vol. 24, no. 5/6, pp. 993-1003, 2010. Download Last Draft
  13. G. Oliveri and A. Massa, “ADS-based array design for 2D and 3D ultrasound imaging,” IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, vol. 57, no. 7, pp. 1568-1582, July 2010. Download Last Draft
  14. F. Caramanica and G. Oliveri, “An innovative multi-source strategy for enhancing the reconstruction capabilities of inverse scattering techniques,” Progress in Electromagnetics Research, vol. PIER 101, pp. 349-374, 2010. Download Last Draft
  15. L. Lizzi and G. Oliveri, “Hybrid design of a fractal-shaped GSM/UMTS antenna,” Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, vol. 24, no. 5/6, pp. 707-719, March 2010. Download Last Draft
  16. C. Forestiere, M. Donelli, G. F. Walsh, E. Zeni, G. Miano, and L. Dal Negro, “Particle-swarm optimization of broadband nanoplasmonic arrays,” Optics Letters, vol. 35, pp. 133-135, 2010. Download Last Draft
  17. D. Franceschini, “Numerical investigation of an energetic constraint for inverse scattering problems,” Progress in Electromagnetics Research, vol. 104, pp. 49-67, 2010. Download Last Draft
  18. A. F. Morabito and P. Rocca, “Optimal synthesis of sum and difference patterns subject to arbitrary sidelobes and common excitations constraints,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 9, pp. 623-626, 2010. Download Last Draft
  19. M. Benedetti, L. Ioriatti, M. Martinelli, and F. Viani, “Wireless sensor network: a pervasive technology for earth observation,” IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observation and Remote Sensing, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 488-496, December 2010. Download Last Draft
  20. G. Oliveri and L. Poli, “Optimal sub-arraying of compromise planar arrays through an innovative ACO-weighted procedure,” Progress in Electromagnetic Research, vol. 109, pp. 279–299, 2010 Download Last Draft
  21. L. Bixio, G. Oliveri, M. Ottonello, M. Raffetto, and C. S. Regazzoni, "Cognitive radios with multiple antennas exploiting spatial opportunities," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, no. 8, pp. 4453-4459, August 2010. Download Last Draft
  22. C. Sacchi, L. D'Orazio, and M. Donelli, "Adaptive channel estimation for STBC-OFDM systems based on nature-inspired optimization strategies", Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 6235 LNCS, pp. 188-198, 2010. Download Last Draft
  23. G. Oliveri, “Multi-beam antenna arrays with common sub-array layouts,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 9, pp. 1190-1193, 2010. Download Last Draft
  24. E. Pasolli, F. Melgani, and M. Donelli, “Gaussian process approach to buried object size estimation in GPR images,” IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 141-145, 2010.Download Last Draft

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 Journal Articles: 5


  1. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “Method of moments as applied to arbitrarily shaped bounded nonlinear scatterers,” Journal de Physique III, vol. 4, pp. 87-97, January 1994.
  2. S. Caorsi and A. Massa, “Valutazione del campo elettromagnetico emesso da telefoni portatili,” Alta Frequenza, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 31-35, July-August 1994.
  3. S. Caorsi, A. Massa and M. Raffetto, “Hybrid finite-element numerical approach to the solution of electromagnetic scattering problem,” COMPEL, vol. 13, Supplement A, pp. 371-376, 1994.
  4. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “Bistatic scattering width evaluation for nonlinear isotropic infinite circular cylinders,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 7, n. 14, pp. 639-642, October 5, 1994.
  5. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “Computation of electromagnetic scattering by nonlinear bounded dielectric objects: a FDTD approach,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 7, n. 17, pp. 788-790, December 5, 1994.

 Journal Articles: 11


  1. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “Extension of moment-method solutions to vector scattering by three-dimensional nonlinear dielectric objects in free space,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, vol. 38, pp. 809-821, 1995.
  2. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “A formal solution for wave propagation in rectangular waveguide with an inserted nonlinear dielectric slab,” Journal de Physique III., vol. 5, pp. 43-57, January 1995.
  3. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “A numerical solution to full-vector electromagnetic scattering by three-dimensional nonlinear bounded dielectrics,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. MTT-43, no. 2, pp. 428-436, February 1995.
  4. S. Caorsi, E. Capra, G. L. Gragnani, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “Microwave imaging in the spatial domain for canonical dielectric objects,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 1562-1565, May 1995.
  5. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “Bistatic scattering width computation for nonlinear isotropic infinite multilayer circular cylinders,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 8, pp. 137-141, June 20, 1995.
  6. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “Approximate solutions to the scattering by nonlinear isotropic dielectric cylinders of circular cross-sections under TM illumination,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 43, no. 11, pp. 1262-1269, November 1995.
  7. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “A numerical solution to electromagnetic scattering by three-dimensional nonlinear objects in free space using a statistical cooling procedure,” Journal de Physique III, vol. 5, pp. 1905-1915, November 1995.
  8. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “Optimization procedure based on a statistical cooling method applied to scattering by bounded nonlinear objects,” Radio Science, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 437-450, March-April 1996.
  9. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “Bistatic scattering-width computation for weakly nonlinear dielectric cylinders of arbitrary inhomogeneous cross-section shapes under transverse-magnetic wave illumination,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A, vol. 12, no. 11, pp. 2482-2490, November 1995.
  10. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “Application of the UMoM for the computation of the scattering by dielectrics with weakly nonlinear layers,” ACES Journal - Special Issue on “Advances in the Application of the Moment of Methods to Electromagnetic Radiation and Scattering Problems,” vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 139-145, November 1995.
  11. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “Electromagnetic scattering by nonlinear dielectric cylinders with non-Kerr-like nonlinearities,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 347-350, December 20, 1995.

 Journal Articles: 3


  1. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “Iterative numerical computation of the electromagnetic fields inside weakly nonlinear infinite dielectric cylinders of arbitrary cross-section using the distorted-wave Born approximation,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 400-412, March 1996.
  2. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “The Rytov approximation: application to scattering by two-dimensional weakly nonlinear dielectrics,” Journal of Optical Society of America A, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 509-516, March 1996.
  3. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Raffetto, “Critical frequencies for solving electromagnetic problems by the moment/finite element method,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 222-228, March 1996.

 Journal Articles: 1


  1. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “Assessment of the effectiveness of iterative techniques for the evaluation of the electromagnetic scattering by weakly nonlinear dielectric cylinders,” Progress In Electromagnetic Research, PIER 16, pp. 205-225, 1997.

 Journal Articles: 4


  1. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “Genetic algorithms as applied to the computation of electromagnetic scattering by weakly nonlinear dielectric cylinders,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 47, no. 9, pp. 1421-1428, September 1999.
  2. S. Caorsi and A. Massa, “A microwave imaging technique for electromagnetic exposure prediction: preliminary results,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 328-332, December 1998.
  3. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino “2D-TM Scattering by dielectric cylinders with weakly quadratic and cubic nonlinearities in the phase velocity,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 183-187, 1999.
  4. S. Caorsi, R. Azaro, G. L. Gragnani, A. Massa, M. Pastorino, and M. Raffetto, ``Numerical approaches for microwave bioelectromagnetic applications,” in Electricity and Magnetism in Biology and Medicine, edited by F. Bersani, (versione estesa e sottoposta a revisione da comitato internazionale di [C18]), Kluiwer Academic/Plenum Publisher, New York, 1999, pp. 295-298.

 Journal Articles: 9


  1. S. Caorsi and A. Massa, “Electromagnetic field prediction inside biological bodies by using an inverse scattering procedure based on a statistical cooling algorithm,” Bioelectromagnetics, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 422-431, 2000.
  2. M. Pastorino, A. Massa and S. Caorsi, “A microwave inverse scattering technique for image reconstruction based on a genetic algorithm,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 49, no. 3, pp. 573-578, June 2000.
  3. S. Caorsi, A. Massa and M. Pastorino, “A computational technique based on a real-coded genetic algorithm for microwave imaging purposes,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing - Special Issue on “Computational Wave Issues in Remote Sensing, Imaging and Target Identification,” vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 1697-1708, July 2000.
  4. S. Caorsi, A. Massa and M. Pastorino, “Numerical assessment concerning a focused microwave diagnostic method for medical applications,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas Propagation - Special Issue on “Medical Applications and Biological Effects of RF/Microwaves,” vol. 48, no. 11, pp. 1815-1830, November 2000.
  5. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, ``Nonlinear inverse scattering approach for image reconstruction by using a genetic algorithm,'' in Non-Linear Electromagnetic Systems edited by P. Di Barba and A. Savini, (versione estesa e sottoposta a revisione da comitato internazionale di [C28]), IOS Press, 2000, pp. 463-466
  6. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “Computational nonlinear electromagnetic: the case of superconducting materials,” in Non-Linear Electromagnetic Systems edited by P. Di Barba and A. Savini, (versione estesa e sottoposta a revisione da comitato internazionale di [C29]), IOS Press, 2000, pp. 195-198
  7. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “A nonlinear inverse problem for microwave NDE,'' inStudies in Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics edited by S. S. Udpa et al., (versione estesa e sottoposta a revisione da comitato internazionale di [C30]), IOS Press, 2000, pp. 212-218
  8. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “A stochastic microwave imaging approach for NDE applications,'' in Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, vol. 20, pp. 422-429, 2000.
  9. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, M. Pastorino, and F. Righini, “Crack detection in lossy two-dimensional structures by means of a microwave imaging approach,'' International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 233-244, 2000. Download Last Draft

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 Journal Articles: 6


  1. E. Bermani, S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Raffetto, “On the training patterns of a neural network for inverse scattering problems in the spatial domain,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 28, no. 3, February 5, 2001.
  2. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “Numerical computation of the interaction between electromagnetic waves and nonlinear superconducting materials,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 49, no. 10, pp. 1810-1817, October 2001.
  3. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “A crack identification microwave procedure based on a genetic algorithm for nondestructive testing,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 49, no. 12, pp. 1812-1820, December 2001. Download Last Draft
  4. S. Caorsi, M. Donelli, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “A numerical approach for the evaluation of the nonlinear effect on the attenuation constant in high temperature superconducting transmission lines,”Radio Science, vol. 36, no. 6, pp. 1363-1377, Nov.-Dec. 2001. Download Last Draft
  5. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and E. Bermani, “A microwave imaging approach based on amplitude-only data for the reconstruction of the electromagnetic field induced in biological phantoms,” ACES JournalSpecial Issue on “Computational Biolectromagnetics,” vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 79-89, 2001. Download Last Draft
  6. R. Azaro, S. Caorsi, G. L. Gragnani, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “Metodiche stocastiche per la diffusione elettromagnetica inversa,'' Atti Fondazione Ugo Ronchi, no. 4-5, Anno LVI, pp. 791-797, Luglio-Ottobre 2001. Download Last Draft

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 Journal Articles: 10


  1. A. Lommi, A. Massa, E. Storti, and A. Trucco, “Side lobe reduction in sparse linear arrays by genetic algorithms,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 194-196, 2002.Download Last Draft
  2. S. Caorsi, M. Donelli, D. Franceschini, and A. Massa, “An iterative multi-resolution approach for microwave imaging applications,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 32, no. 5, pp. 352-356, 2002. Download Last Draft
  3. A. Massa, “Genetic Algorithm (GA) Based Techniques for 2D Microwave Inverse Scattering,” inRecent Research Developments in Microwave Theory and Techniques (Special Issue on Microwave Non-Destructive Evaluation and Imaging), edited by S. G. Pandalai, Transworld Research Network Press, Trivandrum, India, 2002, pp. 193-218. Download Last Draft
  4. S. Caorsi, E. Bermani, and A. Massa, “A finite element procedure based on a boundary value approach for the evaluation of the electromagnetic exposure in biological phantoms,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 50, no. 10, pp. 2346-2352, October 2002. Download Last Draft
  5. S. Caorsi, E. Bermani, A. Massa, “Assessment of the effectiveness of a boundary value approach for the estimation of the electric field distribution in exposed phantoms,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 41-43, 2002. Download Last Draft
  6. M. Pastorino, S. Caorsi, A. Massa, “A global optimization technique for microwave nondestructive evaluation,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement,. vol. 51, no. 4, pp. 666-673, August 2002. Download Last Draft
  7. S. Caorsi, M. Donelli, A. Massa, and M. Raffetto, “A parallel implementation of an evolutionary-based automatic tool for microwave circuit synthesis – Preliminary results,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 169-172, November 5, 2002. Download Last Draft
  8. S. Caorsi, A. Lommi, A. Massa, S. Piffer, and A. Trucco, “Planar antenna array design with a multi-purpose GA-based procedure,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 35, no. 6, pp. 428-430, December 20, 2002. Download Last Draft
  9. S. Caorsi, M. Donelli, and M. Pastorino, “A passive antenna system for data acquisition in scattering applications,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 203-206, 2002. Download Last Draft
  10. R. Azaro, S. Caorsi, M. Donelli, and G. L. Gragnani, “A circuital approach to evaluating the electromagnetic field on rectangular apertures backed by rectangular cavities,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vo. 50, no. 10, pp. 2259-2266, October 2002. Download Last Draft

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 Journal Articles: 7


  1. S. Caorsi, M. Donelli, A. Lommi, and A. Massa, "A real-time approach to array control based on a Learned Genetic Algorithm," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 236-238, February 20, 2003. Download Last Draft
  2. S. Caorsi, M. Donelli, D. Franceschini, and A. Massa, "A new methodology based on an iterative multi-scaling for microwave imaging," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 51, no. 4, pp. 1162-1173, April 2003. Download Last Draft
  3. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, M. Pastorino, M. Raffetto, and A. Randazzo, "Detection of buried inhomogeneous elliptic cylinders by a Memetic algorithm," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 51, no. 10, pp. 2878-2884, October 2003. Download Last Draft
  4. E. Bermani, A. Boni, S. Caorsi, A. Massa, "An innovative real-time technique for buried object detection," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 41, no. 4, pp. 927-931, April 2003. Download Last Draft
  5. S. Caorsi, D. Anguita, E. Bermani, A. Boni, M. Donelli, and A. Massa, "A comparative study of NN and SVM-based electromagnetic inverse scattering approaches for on-line detection of buried objects,"ACES Journal Special Issue on "Neural Networks Applications in Electromagnetics," vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 1-11, July 2003.
  6. M. Donelli, A. Lommi, A. Massa, and C. Sacchi, "Assessment of the GA-based adaptive array control strategy: the case of stochastic life-time co-channel interferences," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 198-201, May 5, 2003. Download Last Draft
  7. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, M. Pastorino, and A. Randazzo, "Electromagnetic detection of dielectric scatterers using phaseless synthetic and real data and the Memetic algorithm," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 41, no. 12, pp. 2745-2753, December 2003. Download Last Draft

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 Journal Articles: 18


  1. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “Electromagnetic imaging of penetrable configurations by means of a GA/CG method,” Measurements (Special Issue on Imaging Systems Measurement and Processing Techniques), edited by G. C. Giakos, Elsevier, New York, USA, pp. 271-278, 2004. Download Last Draft
  2. C. Sacchi, F. De Natale, M. Donelli, A. Lommi, and A. Massa, “Adaptive antenna array control in presence of interfering signals with stochastic arrivals – Assessment of a GA-based procedure ,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communication, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 1031-1036, July 2004. Download Last Draft
  3. S. Caorsi, A. Lommi, A. Massa, and M. Pastorino, “Peak sidelobe level reduction with a hybrid approach based on a Gas and difference sets,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 52, no. 4, pp. 1116-1121, April 2004. Download Last Draft
  4. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, M. Pastorino, and M. Donelli, “Improved microwave imaging procedure for non-destructive evaluations of two-dimensional structures ,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 52, no. 6, pp. 1386-1396, June 2004. Download Last Draft
  5. S. Caorsi, M. Donelli, A. Lommi, and A. Massa, “Location and imaging of two-dimensional scatterers by using a Particle Swarm algorithm ,” Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 481-494, 2004. Download Last Draft
  6. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, M. Pastorino, and M. Donelli, “Numerical evaluation of nonlinear effects on the attenuation constant in HTS transmission lines by using an enhanced two-fluid model,” Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 411-419, 2004. Download Last Draft
  7. M. Pastorino, S. Caorsi, A. Massa, and A. Randazzo, “Reconstruction algorithms for electromagnetic imaging,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 692-699, June 2004. Download Last Draft
  8. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, M. Pastorino, A. Randazzo, and A. Rosani, “A reconstruction procedure for microwave nondestructive evaluation based on a numerically computed Green’s function,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 987-992, August 2004. Download Last Draft
  9. E. Bermani, A. Boni, S. Caorsi, M. Donelli, and A. Massa, “A multi-source strategy based on a learning-by-examples technique for buried object detection ,” Progress In Electromagnetic Research, PIER 48, pp. 185-200, 2004. Download Last Draft
  10. S. Caorsi, M. Donelli, and A. Massa, “Detection, location and imaging of multiple scatterers by means of the iterative multiscaling method,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 52, no. 4, pp. 1217-1228, April 2004. Download Last Draft
  11. S. Caorsi, E. Bermani, A. Massa, M. Pastorino, A. Rosani, and A. Randazzo , “A numerical technique for determining the internal field in biological bodies exposed to electromagnetic fields,” inRecent Research Developments in Microwave Theory and Techniques, edited by S. G. Pandalai, Transworld Research Network Press, Trivandrum, India, vol. 2, pp. 183-193, 2004 (ISBN: 81-7895-150-9). Download Last Draft
  12. M. Donelli, S. Caorsi, F. De Natale, M. Pastorino, and A. Massa, “Linear antenna synthesis with a hybrid genetic algorithm,” Progress In Electromagnetic Research, PIER 49, pp. 1-22, 2004. Download Last Draft
  13. A. Massa, M. Donelli, F. De Natale, S. Caorsi, and A. Lommi, “Planar antenna array control with genetic algorithms and adaptive array theory,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 52, no. 11, pp. 2919-2924, November 2004. Download Last Draft
  14. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, M. Pastorino, and A. Rosani, “Microwave medical imaging: potentialities and limitations of a stochastic optimization technique,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques - Special Issue on “Medical Applications and Biological Effects of RF/Microwaves,” vol. 52, no. 8, pp. 1909-1916, August 2004. Download Last Draft
  15. M. Donelli, S. Caorsi, F. De Natale, D. Franceschini, and A. Massa, “A versatile enhanced genetic algorithm for planar array design,” Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, vol. 18, pp. 1533-1548, 2004. Download Last Draft
  16. S. Caorsi, M. Donelli, and A. Massa, “Analysis of the stability and robustness of the iterative multi-scaling approach for microwave imaging applications,” Radio Science, vol. 39, RS5008, pp. 1-17, October 2004. Download Last Draft
  17. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, M. Pastorino, and A. Randazzo, “Detection of PEC elliptic cylinders by a memetic algorithm using real data,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 43, no. 4, pp. 271-273, November 20, 2004. Download Last Draft
  18. A. Massa, M. Pastorino, and A. Randazzo, “Reconstruction of two-dimensional buried objects by a hybrid differential evolution method,” Inverse Problems - Special Issue on “Electromagnetic Characterization of Buried Obstacles,” vol. 20, no. 6, pp. 135-150, December 2004. Download Last Draft

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 Journal Articles: 20


  1. S. Caorsi, A. Massa, M. Pastorino, and A. Randazzo, “Synthesis of sum and difference patterns for monopulse antennas by an hybrid real/integer-coded differential evolution method,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 372-376, January 2005. Download Last Draft
  2. A. Casagranda, D. Franceschini, and A. Massa, “Assessment of the reliability and exploitation of the information content of inverse scattering data through a fuzzy-logic-based strategy – Preliminary results,” IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 36-39, Jan. 2005. Download Last Draft
  3. M. Conci, M. Donelli, G. Franceschini, and A. Massa, “Microwave imaging from limited-angle scattered data using the iterative multi-scaling approach,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, pp. 358-363, February 20, 2005. Download Last Draft
  4. E. Bermani, A. Boni, A. Kerhet, and A. Massa, “Kernels evaluation of SVM-based estimators for inverse scattering problems,” Progress In Electromagnetic Research, PIER 53, pp. 167-188, 2005.Download Last Draft
  5. E. Bort, M. Donelli, A. Martini, and A. Massa, “An adaptive regularization strategy for microwave imaging problems,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 53, no. 5, pp. 1858-1862, May 2005. Download Last Draft
  6. M. Donelli, D. Franceschini, G. Franceschini, and A. Massa, “Effective exploitation of multi-view data through the iterative multi-scaling method – An experimental assessment,” Progress in Electromagnetics Research, PIER 54, pp. 137-154, 2005. Download Last Draft
  7. M. Donelli and A. Massa, “A computational approach based on a particle swarm optimizer for microwave imaging of two-dimensional dielectric scatterers,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 53, no. 5, pp. 1761-1776, May 2005. Download Last Draft
  8. S. Caorsi, M. Donelli, M. Pastorino, A. Randazzo, and A. Rosani, “Microwave imaging for nondestructive evaluation of civil structures,” ‘Insight’ – Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring, The Journal of the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 11-14, Jan. 2005. Download Last Draft
  9. E. Bort, G. Franceschini, A. Massa, and P. Rocca, “Improving the effectiveness of GA-based approaches to microwave imaging through an innovative parabolic crossover,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 4, pp. 138-142, 2005. Download Last Draft
  10. R. Azaro, A. Casagranda, D. Franceschini, and A. Massa, “An innovative fuzzy-logic-based strategy for an effective exploitation of noisy inverse scattering data,” Progress In Electromagnetic Research, PIER 54, pp. 283-302, 2005. Download Last Draft
  11. D. Franceschini and A. Massa, “On the enhancement of the reconstruction accuracy obtained with a multi-source/multi-illumination inverse scattering technique,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 4, pp. 194-197, 2005. Download Last Draft
  12. A. Massa, D. Franceschini, G. Franceschini, M. Raffetto, M. Pastorino, and M. Donelli, “Parallel GA-based approach for microwave imaging applications,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 53, no. 10, pp. 3118-3127, October 2005. Download Last Draft
  13. A. Massa, A. Boni, and M. Donelli, “A classification approach based on SVM for electromagnetic sub-surface sensing,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 43, no. 9, pp. 2084-2093, September 2005. Download Last Draft
  14. R. Azaro, G. Boato, M. Donelli, G. Franceschini, A. Martini, and A. Massa, “Design of a miniaturized ISM-band fractal antenna,” Electronic Letters, vol. 41, no. 14, pp. 9-10, July 2005.Download Last Draft
  15. G. Franceschini, D. Franceschini, and A. Massa, “Full-vectorial three-dimensional microwave imaging through the iterative multi-scaling strategy – A preliminary assessment,” IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 428-432, October 2005. Download Last Draft
  16. M. Benedetti, M. Donelli, G. Franceschini, M. Pastorino, and A. Massa, “Effective exploitation of the a-priori Information through a microwave imaging procedure based on the SMW for NDE/NDT Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 43, no. 11, pp. 2584-2592, November 2005. Download Last Draft
  17. R. Azaro, G. Boato, F. De Natale, G. Franceschini, A. Martini, and A. Massa, “Design of an integrated antenna for automotive systems, ” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 47, no. 6, pp. 513-515, December 20, 2005. Download Last Draft
  18. D. Franceschini, M. Donelli, R. Azaro, and A. Massa, “An experimental study on the multiscaling iterative reconstruction of inhomogeneous targets , ” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 47, no. 6, pp. 588-594, December 20, 2005. Download Last Draft
  19. D. Franceschini, A. Massa, M. Pastorino, and A. Zanetti, “ Multi-resolution iterative retrieval of real inhomogeneous targets, ” Inverse Problems - Special Issue on “ Testing Inversion Algorithms against Experimental Data: Inhomogeneous Targets, ” vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 51-63, December 2005. Download Last Draft
  20. C. Estatico, G. Bozza, A. Massa, M. Pastorino, and A. Randazzo, “ A Two steps inexact-Newton method for electromagnetic imaging of dielectric structures from real data, ” Inverse Problems - Special Issue on “ Testing Inversion Algorithms against Experimental Data: Inhomogeneous Targets, ” vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 81-94, December 2005. Download Last Draft

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 Journal Articles: 19


  1. M. Donelli, R. Azaro, A. Massa, and M. Raffetto, “Unsupervised synthesis of microwave components by means of an evolutionary-based tool exploiting distributed computing resources,” Progress In Electromagnetic Research, PIER 56, pp. 93-108, 2006. Download Last Draft
  2. A. Massa, M. Pastorino, A. Rosani, and M. Benedetti, “A microwave imaging method for NDE/NDT based on the SMW technique for the electromagnetic field prediction,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 55, no. 1, pp. 240-147, February 2006. Download Last Draft
  3. R. Azaro, F. De Natale, M. Donelli, A. Massa, and E. Zeni, “Optimized design of a multi-function/multi-band antenna for automotive rescue systems ,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation - Special Issue on “Multifunction Antennas and Antenna Systems,” vol. 54, no. 2, pp. 392-400, February 2006. Download Last Draft
  4. R. Azaro, M. Donelli, D. Franceschini, and A. Massa, “Multiscaling reconstruction of metallic targets from TE and TM experimental data,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters,vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 322-324, February 2006. Download Last Draft
  5. M. Donelli, G. Franceschini, A. Martini, and A. Massa, “An integrated multi-scaling strategy based on a particle swarm algorithm for inverse scattering problems,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 44, no. 2, pp. 298-312, February 2006. Download Last Draft
  6. M. Benedetti, M. Donelli, G. Franceschini, M. Pastorino, and A. Massa, “Evaluation study of the effectiveness of the integrated GA-based strategy for the tomographic subsurface detection of defects,” Journal of Optical Society of America A, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 1311-1325, 2006. Download Last Draft
  7. M. Donelli, R. Azaro, F. De Natale, and A. Massa, “An innovative computational approach based on a particle swarm strategy for adaptive phased-arrays control ,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 888-898, March 2006. Download Last Draft
  8. R. Azaro, G. Boato, M. Donelli, A. Massa, and E. Zeni, “Design of a pre-fractal monopolar antenna for 3.4 - 3.6 GHz Wi-Max band portable devices,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 5, pp. 116-119, 2006. Download Last Draft
  9. A. Massa, M. Pastorino, and A. Randazzo, “Optimization of the directivity of a monopulse antenna with a subarray weighting by an hybrid differential evolution method,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters , vol. 5, pp. 155-158, 2006. Download Last Draft
  10. D. Franceschini, M Donelli, G. Franceschini, and A. Massa, “Iterative image reconstruction of two-dimensional scatterers illuminated by TE waves,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 54, no. 4, Part 1, pp. 1484-1494, April 2006. Download Last Draft
  11. A. Kerhet, M. Raffetto, A. Boni, and A. Massa, “A SVM-based approach to microwave breast cancer detection,” Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence , vol. 29, pp. 807-818, 2006.Download Last Draft
  12. M. Benedetti, M. Donelli, A. Martini, M. Pastorino, A. Rosani, and A. Massa, “An innovative microwave imaging technique for non-destructive evaluation: applications to civil structures monitoring and biological bodies inspection,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 55, no. 6, pp. 1878-1884, December 2006. Download Last Draft
  13. A. Martini, M. Franceschetti, and A. Massa, “Ray propagation in non-uniform random lattices,” Journal of Optical Society of America A, vol. 23, no. 9, pp. 2251-2261, September 2006. Download Last Draft
  14. R. Azaro, G. Bozza, C. Estatico, A. Massa, M. Pastorino, D. Pregnolato, and A. Randazzo, “New results on electromagnetic imaging based on the inversion of measured scattered-field data,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 55, no. 4, pp. 1085-1093, August 2006.Download Last Draft
  15. R. Azaro, F. De Natale, M. Donelli, and A. Massa, “PSO-based optimization of matching loads for lossy transmission lines,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters,vol. 48, no. 8, pp. 1485-1487, August 2006. Download Last Draft
  16. R. Azaro, F. De Natale, E. Zeni, M. Donelli, and A. Massa, “Synthesis of a pre-fractal dual-band monopolar antenna for GPS applications,”IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters,pp. 361-364, 2006. Download Last Draft
  17. G. Franceschini, M. Donelli, R. Azaro, and A. Massa, “Inversion of phaseless total field data using a two-step strategy based on the iterative multi-scaling approach,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 44, no. 12, pp. 3527-3539, December 2006. Download Last Draft
  18. R. Azaro, M. Donelli, D. Franceschini, E. Zeni, and A. Massa, “Optimized synthesis of a miniaturized SARSAT band pre-fractal antenna,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 48, no. 11, pp. 2205-2207, November 2006. Download Last Draft
  19. M. Benedetti, R. Azaro, D. Franceschini, and A. Massa, “PSO-Based real-time control of planar uniform circular arrays,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 5, pp. 545-548, 2006.Download Last Draft

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 Journal Articles: 26


  1. S. M. Dao, G. B. De Natale, and A. Massa, “Edge potential functions (EPF) and genetic algorithms (GA) for edge-based shape matching of visual objects,” IEEE Transactions on Multimedia Communications, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 120-135, January 2007. Download Last Draft
  2. M. Benedetti, M. Donelli, and A. Massa, “Multicrack detection in two-dimensional structures by means of GA-based strategies ,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 55, no. 1, pp. 205-215, January 2007. Download Last Draft
  3. G. Franceschini, A. Abubakar, T. M. Habashy, and A. Massa, “A comparative assessment among iterative linear solvers dealing with electromagnetic integral equations in 3D inhomogeneous anisotropic media,” Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, vol. 21, no. 7, pp. 899-914, 2007. Download Last Draft
  4. A. Martini, M. Franceschetti, and A. Massa, “Stochastic ray propagation in stratified random lattices,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 6, pp. 232-235, 2007. Download Last Draft
  5. G. Bozza, C. Estatico, A. Massa, M. Pastorino and A. Randazzo, “Short-range image-based method for the inspection of strong scatterers using microwaves,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 1181-1188, August 2007. Download Last Draft
  6. L. Lizzi, F. Viani, R. Azaro, and A. Massa, “A spline-based antenna for UWB communications,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 6, pp. 182-185, 2007. Download Last Draft
  7. D. Franceschini, M. Donelli, R. Azaro, and A. Massa, “ Dealing with multi-frequency scattering data through the IMSA,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 55, no. 8, pp. 2412-2417, August 2007. Download Last Draft
  8. A. Martini, L. Marchi, M. Franceschetti, and A. Massa, “Stochastic ray propagation in stratified random lattices – Comparative assessment of two mathematical approaches,” Progress In Electromagnetic Research, PIER 71, pp. 159-171, 2007. Download Last Draft
  9. R. Azaro, L. Ioriatti, M. Martinelli, and A. Massa, “Automatic design and optimization of an EMI filter using commercially-available components,” Electronic Letters, vol. 43, no. 6, pp. 15-16, March 2007.Download Last Draft
  10. A. Martini, R. Azaro, M. Franceschetti, and A. Massa, “Ray propagation in non-uniform random lattices – Part II,” Journal of Optical Society of America A , vol, 24, no. 8, pp. 2363-2371, August 2007. Download Last Draft
  11. D. Franceschini, M. Donelli, and A. Massa, “ Testing the iterative multiscaling method against experimental data - On the effects of the electromagnetic source modeling in the reconstruction process, ” Radio Science, vol. 42, no. 3, RS3020, pp. 1-17, June 2007. Download Last Draft
  12. R. Azaro, E. Zeni, T. Gazzini, R. Dallapiccola, and A. Massa, “Synthesis of a three-dimensional tri-band (L1-L2 GPS and Wi-Fi) pre-fractal tree antenna,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 49, no. 9, pp. 2114-2118, September 2007. Download Last Draft
  13. M. Benedetti, G. Franceschini, R. Azaro, and A. Massa, “A numerical assessment of the reconstruction effectiveness of the integrated GA-based multicrack strategy,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 6, pp. 271-274, 2007. Download Last Draft
  14. M. Benedetti, A. Casagranda, M. Donelli, and A. Massa, “An adaptive multi-scaling imaging technique based on a fuzzy-logic strategy for dealing with the uncertainty of noisy scattering data,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 55, no. 11, part 2, pp. 3265-3278, Nov. 2007. Download Last Draft
  15. A. Martini, M. Franceschetti, and A. Massa, “A hybrid approach for modeling stochastic ray propagation in stratified random lattices,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters vol. 49, no. 12, pp. 3068-3073, December 2007. Download Last Draft
  16. P. Rocca, L. Manica, and A. Massa, “Synthesis of monopulse antennas through the iterative contiguous partition method ,” Electronic Letters, vol. 43, no. 16, pp. 854-856, August 2007. Download Last Draft
  17. P. Rocca, L. Manica, A. Martini, and A. Massa, “Synthesis of large monopulse linear arrays through a tree-based optimal excitations matching,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 7, pp. 436-439, 2007. Download Last Draft
  18. E. Zeni, R. Azaro, P. Rocca, and A. Massa, “A quad-band patch antenna for Galileo end Wi-Max services,” Electronic Letters, vol. 43, no. 18, pp. 960-962, August 2007. Download Last Draft
  19. M. Benedetti, M. Donelli, D. Lesselier, and A. Massa, “A twp-step inverse scattering procedure for the qualitative imaging of homogeneous cracks in known host media – Preliminary results,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol.6, pp. 592-595, 2007. Download Last Draft
  20. R. Azaro, E. Zeni, P. Rocca, and A. Massa, “Synthesis of a Galileo and Wi-Max three-band fractal-eroded patch antenna,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 6, pp. 510-514, 2007.Download Last Draft
  21. M. Donelli, R. Azaro, L. Fimognari, and A. Massa, “A planar electronically reconfigurable Wi-Fi band antenna based on a parasitic microstrip structure,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 6, pp. 623-626, 2007. Download Last Draft
  22. A. Martini, L. Caramanica, M. Franceschetti, and A. Massa, “Percolation-based models for ray-optical propagation in stochastic distributions of scatterers with random shape,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 6, pp. 639-642, 2007. Download Last Draft
  23. A. Martini, M. Donelli, M. Franceschetti, and A. Massa, "Particle density retrieval in random media using a percolation model and a particle swarm optimizer," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 7, pp. 213-216, 2007. Download Last Draft
  24. C. Sacchi, M. Donelli, and F. De Natale, “Genetic-algorithm-assisted maximum-likelihood detection of OFDM symbols in the presence of nonlinear distortions,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 55, no. 5, pp. 854-859, May 2007. Download Last Draft
  25. C. Sacchi, M. Donelli, L. D'Orazio, R. Fedrizzi, and F. De Natale, “Genetic algorithm-based MMSE receiver for MC-CDMA systems transmitting over time-varying mobile channels,” Electronics Letters, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 172-173, February 2007. Download Last Draft

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 Journal Articles: 23


  1. L. Manica, P. Rocca, A. Martini, and A. Massa, “An innovative approach based on a tree-searching algorithm for the optimal matching of independently optimum sum and difference excitations,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 56, no. 1, pp. 58-66, January 2008. Download Last Draft
  2. R. Azaro, E. Zeni, P. Rocca, and A. Massa, “Innovative design of a planar fractal-shaped GPS / GSM / Wi-Fi antenna,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters , vol. 50, no. 3, pp. 825-829, March 2008. Download Last Draft
  3. F. Viani, L. Lizzi, R. Azaro, and A. Massa, "Spline-shaped ultra-wideband antenna operating in the ECC released frequency spectrum," Electronic Letters, vol. 44, no. 1, pp. 7-8, January 2008. Download Last Draft
  4. P. Rocca, L. Manica, and A. Massa, "Hybrid approach for sub-arrayed monopulse antenna synthesis," Electronic Letters, vol. 44, no. 2, pp. 75-76, January 2008. Download Last Draft
  5. P. Rocca, L. Manica, and A. Massa, "An effective excitation matching method for the synthesis of optimal compromises between sum and difference patterns in planar arrays," Progress in Electromagnetic Research B, vol. 3, pp. 115-130, 2008. Download Last Draft
  6. Lizzi, F. Viani, M. Benedetti, P. Rocca, and A. Massa, "The M-DSO-ESPRIT method for maximum likelihood DoA estimation," Progress in Electromagnetic Research, vol. 80, pp. 477-497, 2008. Download Last Draft
  7. R. Azaro, L. Ioriatti, M. Martinelli, M. Benedetti, and A. Massa, "An experimental realization of a fully-adaptive smart antenna," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 50, no. 6, pp. 1715-1716, June 2008. Download Last Draft
  8. L. Lizzi, F. Viani, R. Azaro, and A. Massa, "Design of a miniaturized planar antenna for FCC-UWB communication systems," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 50, no. 7, pp. 1975-1978, July 2008. Download Last Draft
  9. M. Benedetti, R. Azaro, and A. Massa, "Memory enhanced PSO-based optimization approach for smart antennas control in complex interference scenarios," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 56, no. 7, pp. 1939-1947, July 2008. Download Last Draft
  10. R. Azaro, M. Donelli, M. Benedetti, P. Rocca, and A. Massa, "A GSM signals based positioning technique for mobile applications," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters,vol. 50, no. 8, pp. 2128-2130, August 2008. Download Last Draft
  11. D. Franceschini, M. Donelli, P. Rocca, M. Benedetti, M. Pastorino, and A. Massa, "Morphological processing of electromagnetic scattering data for enhancing the reconstruction accuracy of the iterative multi-scaling approach," Progress in Electromagnetic Research, PIER 82, pp. 299-318, 2008. Download Last Draft
  12. M. D. Migliore, D. Pinchera, A. Massa, R. Azaro, F. Schettino, and L. Lizzi, "An investigation on UWB-MIMO communication systems based on an experimental channel characterization," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 56, no. 9, pp. 3081-3083, September 2008. Download Last Draft
  13. A. Massa, C. Regazzoni, and G. Riccio, "Progettazione di un livello fisico 'intelligente' per reti mobili ad elevata riconfigurabilità," Atti Fondazione Ugo Ronchi, no. 1-2, Anno LXIII, pp. 167-168, Gennaio-Aprile 2008 Download Last Draft
  14. F. Viani, L. Lizzi, P. Rocca, M. Benedetti, M. Donelli, and A. Massa, "Object tracking through RSSI measurements in wireless sensor networks," Electronic Letters, vol. 44, no. 10, pp. 653-654, May 8, 2008. Download Last Draft
  15. M. Benedetti, R. Azaro, and A. Massa, "Experimental validation of a fully-adaptive smart antenna prototype," Electronic Letters, vol. 44, no. 11, pp. 661-662, May 22, 2008. Download Last Draft
  16. L. Manica, P. Rocca, and A. Massa, "On the synthesis of sub-arrayed planar array antennas for tracking radar applications," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 7, pp. 599-602, 2008.Download Last Draft
  17. L. Lizzi, F. Viani, R. Azaro, and A. Massa, "A PSO-driven spline-based shaping approach for ultra-wideband (UWB) antenna synthesis," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 56, no. 8, pp. 2613-2621, August 2008. Download Last Draft
  18. P. Rocca, L. Manica, and A. Massa, "Directivity optimization in planar sub-arrayed monopulse antenna," Progress in Electromagnetic Research L, vol. 4, pp. 1-7, 2008. Download Last Draft
  19. P. Rocca, L. Manica, F. Stringari, and A. Massa, "Ant colony optimization for tree-searching based synthesis of monopulse array antenna," Electronic Letters, vol. 44, no. 13, pp. 783-785, June 19, 2008.Download Last Draft
  20. F. Viani, R. Azaro, L. Lizzi, and A. Massa, "A miniaturized UWB antenna for wireless dongle devices," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 7, pp. 714-717, 2008. Download Last Draft
  21. R. Azaro, A. Martini, and A. Massa, "Experimental validation of percolation-based models for propagation prediction," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 50, no. 12, pp. 3190-3192, December 2008. Download Last Draft
  22. G. Franceschini, M. Donelli, D. Franceschini, M. Benedetti, P. Rocca, and A. Massa, "of dielectric objects from amplitude-only data - Advantages and open problems of a two-step multi-resolution strategy," Progress in Electromagnetic Research, PIER 83, pp. 397-412, 2008. Download Last Draft
  23. P. Rocca, L. Manica, M. Pastorino, and A. Massa, "Boresight slope optimization of sub-arrayed linear arrays through the contiguous partition method," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 8, pp. 253-257, 2008. Download Last Draft

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 Journal Articles: 27


  1. R. Azaro, L. Debiasi, E. Zeni, M. Benedetti, P. Rocca, and A. Massa, "A hybrid prefractal three-band antenna for multi-standard mobile wireless applications," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 8, pp. 905-908, 2009. Download Last Draft
  2. R. Azaro, F. Viani, L. Lizzi, E. Zeni, and A. Massa, "A monopolar quad-band antenna based on a Hilbert self-affine pre-fractal geometry," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 8, pp. 177-180, 2009. Download Last Draft
  3. L. Manica, P. Rocca, and A. Massa, "An excitation matching procedure for sub-arrayed monopulse arrays with maximum directivity," IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 42-48, Feb. 2009.Download Last Draft
  4. M. Donelli, D. Franceschini, P. Rocca, and A. Massa, "Three-dimensional microwave imaging problems solved through an efficient multi-scaling particle swarm optimization," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 47, no. 5, pp. 1467-1481, May 2009. Download Last Draft
  5. P. Rocca, L. Manica, A. Martini, and A. Massa, "Compromise sum-difference optimization through the iterative contiguous partition method," IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 348-361, 2009. Download Last Draft
  6. P. Rocca, L. Manica, R. Azaro, and A. Massa, "A hybrid approach for the synthesis of sub-arrayed monopulse linear arrays," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol.57, no. 1, pp. 280-283, January 2009. Download Last Draft
  7. L. Manica, P. Rocca, M. Benedetti, and A. Massa, "A fast graph-searching algorithm enabling the efficient synthesis of sub-arrayed planar monopulse antennas," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 652-664, March 2009. Download Last Draft
  8. M. Benedetti, D. Lesselier, M. Lambert, and A. Massa, "A multi-resolution technique based on shape optimization for the reconstruction of homogeneous dielectric objects," Inverse Problems, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 1-26, January 2009. Download Last Draft
  9. M. Donelli, A. Martini, and A. Massa, "A hybrid approach based on PSO and Hadamard difference sets for the synthesis of square thinned arrays," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 57, no. 8, pp. 2491-2495, August 2009. Download Last Draft
  10. L. Manica, P. Rocca, and A. Massa, "Design of sub-arrayed linear array antennas with SLL control based on an excitation matching approach," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 57, no. 6, pp. 1684-1691, June 2009. Download Last Draft
  11. P. Rocca, M. Donelli, G. L. Gragnani, and A. Massa, "Iterative multi-resolution retrieval of non-measurable equivalent currents for imaging purposes," Inverse Problems, vol. 25, no. 5, pp. 1-25, May 2009. Download Last Draft
  12. P. Rocca, R. Haupt, and A. Massa, "Sidelobe reduction through element phase control in sub-arrayed array antennas," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 8, pp. 437-440, 2009.Download Last Draft
  13. Donelli, F. Viani, P. Rocca, and A. Massa, "An innovative multi-resolution approach for DOA estimation based on a support vector classification," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 57, no. 8, pp. 2279-2292, August 2009. Download Last Draft
  14. P. Rocca, L. Manica, and A. Massa, "An improved excitation matching method based on an ant colony optimization for suboptimal-free clustering in sum-difference compromise synthesis," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 57, no. 8, pp. 2297-2306, August 2009. Download Last Draft
  15. L. Lizzi, F. Viani, and A. Massa, "Dual-band spline-shaped PCB antenna for Wi-Fi applications,"IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 8, pp. 616-619, 2009. Download Last Draft
  16. L. Lizzi, E. Viani, E. Zeni, and A. Massa, "A DVBH/GSM/UMTS planar antenna for multimode wireless devices," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 8, pp. 568-571, 2009. Download Last Draft
  17. P. Rocca, L. Manica, L. Poli, and A. Massa, "Synthesis of compromise sum-difference arrays through time-modulation," IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, vo. 3 , no. 6, pp. 630-637, December 2009. Download Last Draft
  18. G. Oliveri, M. Donelli, and A. Massa, "Linear array thinning exploiting almost difference sets," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 57, no. 12, pp. 3800-3812, December 2009. Download Last Draft
  19. L. Manica, P. Rocca, L. Poli, and A. Massa, "Almost time-independent performance in time-modulated linear arrays," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 8, pp. 843-846, 2009.Download Last Draft
  20. A. Martini, M. Franceschetti, and A. Massa, "Capacity of wide-band MIMO channels via space-time diversity of scattered fields," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 8, no. 7, pp. 3396-3400, July 2009. Download Last Draft
  21. P. Rocca, M. Benedetti, M. Donelli, D. Franceschini, and . Massa, "Evolutionary optimization as applied to inverse problems," Inverse problems - 25th Year Special Issue of Inverse Problems, vol. 25, no. 123003, pp. 1-41,doi 10.1088/0266-5611/25/12/123003, December 2009.Download Last Draft
  22. P. Rocca, L. Manica, and A. Massa, "Ant colony based hybrid approach for optimal compromise sum-difference patterns synthesis," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 128–132, January 2010. Download Last Draft
  23. E. Pasolli, F. Melgani, and M. Donelli, “Automatic analysis of GPR images: a pattern-recognition approach,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 47, no. 7, pp. 2206-2217, July 2009. Download Last Draft
  24. P. Rocca, “Multi-resolution retrieval of non-measurable equivalent currents in microwave imaging problems – Experimental assessment,” Progress in Electromagnetic Research, vol. 96, pp. 267-285, 2009. Download Last Draft
  25. L. Poli and P. Rocca, “Exploitation of TE-TM scattering data for microwave imaging through the multi-scaling reconstruction strategy,” Progress in Electromagnetics Research, vol. 99, pp. 245-260, 2009. Download Last Draft
  26. R. Azaro, F. Caramanica, and G. Oliveri, “Determination of the complex permittivity values of planar dielectric substrates by means of a multifrequency PSO-based technique,” Progress in Electromagnetics Research M, vol. 10, pp. 83-91, 2009. Download Last Draft
  27. G. Oliveri and L. Poli, "Synthesis of monopulse sub-arrayed linear and planar array antennas with optimized sidelobes", Progress in Electromagnetics Research, vol. 99, pp 109-129, 2009. Download Last Draft

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