Research and Technical Staff

Dipl.-Ing. Yi Chen

Research Staff

Kaiserstrasse 2, R. D-025
Phone: +49 431 880 6155
Telefax: +49 431 880 6152
yi.chen@tf.uni-kiel.de

Biography & Publications

Yi Chen was born in Ningbo, China in 1982. He received the Dipl.-Ing. degree from the Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik und Elektronik (IHE), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany, in 2011. He is working towards his PhD degree as a research and teaching assistant at the Chair of Wireless Communications (CWC), CAU of Kiel.


Research Interests, Projects and Reviewer Activities

 

Antenna Optimization of MIMO Systems for Urban Communications

MEMS for High Frequency Technologies

 

01BU1123:

 Energy-efficient piezo-MEMS tunable RF front-end antenna systems for mobile devices (link)

 

Reviewer Activities

  • IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation link
  • IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters link

 


Teaching

 

Supervision of the exercise "Antennas" (WS 2011/12, WS 2012/13)

Supervision of the exercise "Wireless Communications (RF)" (SS 2012, SS 2013, SS2014, SS2015)

Supervision of the "Masterpraktikum: Mikrowellentechnik und EMV" (WS 2011/12, WS 2012/13, WS 2013/2014, WS 2014/2015, WS 2015/2016)

Supervision of B. Sc. - Projects (SS 2012)

Supervision of student theses (SS 2013)

 


Publications and Theses


Project thesis

  • Yi Chen, "Antenna optimization of MIMO systems for urban communication", at Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik und Elektronik (IHE) , Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), October 2009.

Diploma thesis

  • Yi Chen, "Nanoelectromechanical Interferometric Tuning (NEMT)", at Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik und Elektronik (IHE) , Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), May 2011.

Publications

  1. H.J. De Los Santos, Y. Chen, and C. Rusch, “Properties of metallic microwave-scale Mach-Zehnder interferometers for dielectric resonator tuning,” in Electronics Letters, vol. 47, no. 8, 2011, pp. 506-508.

  2. Y. Chen, and D. Manteuffel, "Distributed MEMS Impedance Matching Network Using a SW-DGS Technique", In Antennas and Propagation Conference (LAPC), 2011 Loughborough, November 2011. , pp. 1-4.

  3. H. J. De Los Santos, C. Rusch, and Y. Chen, "Study of the Mach-Zehnder Interferometric Technique for Dielectric Resonator Tuning", International Mircowave Symposium Digest (MTT), 2012 IEEE-S, June 2012, pp. 1-3.

  4. Y. Chen, and D. Manteuffel, "Miniaturizing the Distributed MEMS Impedance Matching Networks for Wireless Communications", IWAT 2013 - International Workshop of Antenna Technology 2013, Karlsruhe, March 2013, pp. 303-306.

  5. C. Rusch, M. Börner, J. Mohr, T. Zwick, Y. Chen, and H. J. De Los Santos, "Electrical Tuning of Dielectric Resonators with LIGA-MEMS", European Microwave Week 2013, Octber 2013, pp. 316-319.

  6. H. J. De Los Santos, C. Rusch, and Y. Chen, "Study of the Mach-Zehnder Interferometric Technique for Dielectric Resonator Tuning", RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, May 2013, pp. 229-236.

  7. Y. Chen, R. Martens, R. Valkonen, and D. Manteuffel, "A Varactor-Based Tunable Matching Network for a Non-Resonant Mobile Terminal Antenna", In European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP), 2014 The Hague, April, pp. 2225-2229.

  8. Y. Chen, R. Martens, R. Valkonen, and D. Manteuffel, "Evaluation of Adaptive Impedance Tuning for Reducing the Form Factor of Handset Antennas", Antennas and Propagation, IEEE Transactions on, February 2015. vol. 63, pp. 703-710.

  9. R. Martens, Y. Chen, and D. Manteuffel, "Tunability Comparsion of a Capacitive Coupling Element and a Planar Inverted-F Antenna," Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference (LAPC 2014), Loughborough, November 2014, pp. 667-668.