Call for Papers

Authors​ addressing​ advancement​ and​ innovation​ in​ topics​ of​ interest​ to​ AMTA​ are​ invited​ to​ submit​ a 250-350​ word​ abstract​ for​ review​ as​ a possible​ candidate​ for​ presentation​ at​ the​ Symposium. Download pdf copy of Call for Papers.

DEADLINES

250-350​ word​ email​ abstract:​ May​ 2,​ 2018 May 9, 2018 (EXTENDED !!) – CLOSED 
E-mail​ notification​ of​ acceptance:​ May​ 31,​ 2018
MS​ Word​ or​ searchable​ PDF​ manuscripts:​ July​ 25,​ 2018

We​ understand​ that​ some​ authors​ may​ be​ required​ to​ submit​ their​ abstracts,​ papers,​ and​ presentations for​ public​ release​ approval.​ Please​ start​ this​ process​ early​ so​ that​ you​ can​ meet​ the​ above​ deadlines.

Abstract Submittal Instructions

AMTA 2018 Abstract submissions are managed via CATALYST system by Omnipress.

  • If you have an account in CATALYST, follow these instructions below.

  1. Click on the link to create a submission – https://catalyst.omnipress.com/#collection/317/submission
  2. Enter your email address and password, then click Sign In.
  3. Once logged in, a turquoise box will pop up at the top of your screen indicating you have created a submission. You will be in edit mode of that submission.
  4. Complete all the required fields on all the tabs.
  5. Click “Save,” on the bottom right of your screen as necessary. *If required fields are missing data, you will see the missing data tabs indicated with a red triangle.
  6. Click “Submit” on the bottom right of your screen when you are ready to submit your abstract.

All emails come from noreply@omnipress.com.  To ensure you receive all communication, please be sure “omnipress.com” is added as a safe sender or have your IT department white list “omnipress.com.”

If you have any technical issues, please click on “Site Support,” at the bottom of the log in page.

For additional help, please use this helpful guide.

  • If you do not have an account in CATALYST, follow these instructions below.

  1. Click on the link to create a submission – https://catalyst.omnipress.com/#collection/317/submission
  2. Click on the Create Account tab to register an account.
  3. Enter your email address, password and confirm password. Click the Sign up
    • CATALYST will be send you a “Confirm your account” email.
  4. Click on the turquoise button in your email labeled, “Confirm Account.”
  5. A pop-up will appear stating, “Thank you for confirming your email.”
  6. Click on the “Please click here to login.”
  7. Once logged in, a turquoise box will pop up at the top of your screen indicating you have created a submission. You will be in edit mode of that submission.
  8. Complete all the required fields on all the tabs.
  9. Click “Save,” on the bottom right of your screen as necessary. *If required fields are missing data, you will see the missing data tabs indicated with a red triangle.
  10. Click “Submit” on the bottom right of your screen when you are ready to submit your abstract.

All emails come from noreply@omnipress.com.  To ensure you receive all communication, please be sure “omnipress.com” is added as a safe sender or have your IT department white list “omnipress.com.”

If you have any technical issues, please click on “Site Support,” at the bottom of the log in page.

For additional help, please use this helpful guide.

STUDENT​ PAPERS

AMTA​ 2018​ will​ award​ at​ least​ three​ (3)​ Best​ Student​ Paper​ Awards.​ Each​ student​ award​ recipient​ will receive​ a $500​ (USD)​ cash​ award,​ a complimentary​ registration​ at​ AMTA​ 2019,​ and​ a one​ (1)​ year​ AMTA membership,​ active​ through​ December​ 31,​ 2019.

Award​ recipients​ are​ required​ to​ present​ their​ papers​ at​ the​ AMTA​ 2018​ Symposium.​ Student​ paper guidelines​ will​ be​ sent​ upon​ acceptance​ of​ the​ abstract.​ Authors​ are​ asked​ to​ mark​ their​ abstract​ as “Student​ Paper”​ when​ submitting.

EXAMPLE​ TOPICS

  • Theory​ and​ applications​ of​ the​ measurement​ of​ antennas​ and​ radar​ scattering
  • Advances​ in​ indoor​ and​ outdoor​ test​ ranges
  • Measurement​ standards​ and​ laboratory​ comparisons
  • Advances​ in​ near-field,​ far-field,​ compact​ and​ RCS​ range​ measurement​ techniques
  • New​ instrumentation​ for​ testing
  • Data​ acquisition​ and​ processing​ methods
  • Measurement​ imaging,​ algorithms​ and​ processing​ techniques
  • Diagnostic​ methods​ for​ antenna​ acceptance​ testing
  • Phased​ array,​ adaptive/smart​ antenna​ applications​ and​ measurements
  • EMI/EMC/PIM​ chamber​ design,​ measurement​ and​ instrumentation
  • GNSS,​ PCS,​ cellular,​ satellite,​ and​ automotive​ antennas​ and​ measurement
  • RF​ material​ design,​ measurement​ and​ instrumentation
  • Ultra-wideband​ or​ frequency​ independent​ antenna​ measurement
  • MM-Wave,​ terahertz,​ and​ quasi-optical​ antenna​ measurement
  • Applied​ computational​ electromagnetics
  • Numerical​ methods​ related​ to​ EM​ measurements
  • RFID​ characterization
  • Radome​ characterization
  • Wearable​ antenna​ designs​ with​ measurements
  • Multi-link​ MIMO​ and​ cooperative​ channels
  • In-situ​ testing​ and​ channel​ sounding
  • Other​ antenna​ measurement​ topics

If you have any questions, please contact:
Jeffrey Bean, AMTA 2018 Technical Coordinator
Email: technical-coordinator@amta.org