Jim Wight, Ph.D. (Carleton)

Professor

Email: jsw@doe.carleton.ca
Voice: +1 613 520-5760
FAX: +1 613 520-5708
Office: 5166ME

CURRICULUM VITAE

Oct 2010

A)        NAME:                       James Stuart Wight

 

B)        DEGREES:

 

            Ph.D.               Electrical Engineering             Carleton University                 1976

            M.Eng.(Dist.)  Electrical Engineering             Carleton University                 1974

            B.Sc.(Dist.)     Electrical Engineering             University of Calgary             1972

 

C)        EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

 

           

            2005-present   Chancellor¿s Professor            Dept. of Electronics                Carleton Univ.

1988-present   Professor (Tenured)                Dept. of Electronics                Carleton Univ.

            1981-1988       Associate Prof. (Tenured)       Dept. of Electronics                Carleton Univ.

            1976-1981       Assistant Professor                 Dept. of Electronics                Carleton Univ.

 

1988-1999       Chair                                       Dept. of Electronics                Carleton Univ.

1987-1988       Director                                   Ottawa/Carleton Institute for Electrical &

    Computer Engineering

            1984-1987       Assoc. Chair Grad. Studies    Dept. of Electronics                Carleton Univ.

 

            CORPORATE POSITIONS

 

            Chief Scientist                                                Kaben Wireless Silicon           2007-present

Co-founder and Chief Scientist                      AlleWin Technologies 2006-07

            Co-founder and Principal Architect               IceFyre Semiconductor           2001-05

            Senior Radio Architect                                   Philsar / Conexant                   1998-01

            Senior Advisor, Advanced Technology         Vistar                                      1994-96

            Director, Radar and Spread Spectrum            Cal Corporation / EMS           1981-94

 

D)                SCHOLARLY STUDIES AND RESEARCH

 

Member of the NSERC Electrical and Computer Engineering Selection Committee, 2011 - 2014

 

FIELDS OF RESEARCH AND STUDIES

 

antennas and arrays, millimeter wave integrated circuits and RF-ICs, carrier and code synchronizer circuits;

wireless and satellite communications systems, radar systems, radio navigation systems;

spread spectrum techniques.

 

NETWORKS OF EXCELLENCE

 

Researcher in the GOIDE national network of excellence, 2005 to 2008.

 

Researcher in the eMPOWR network of excellence, 2002 to 2005.

 

Researcher in the Canadian Institute for Telecommunications Research-CITR national network of excellence, 1994 to 2002.

 

Researcher in the Communications and Information Technology Ontario-CITO provincial network of excellence, 1991 to 2003.

 

JOINT RESEARCH INVOLVING GRADUATE STUDENTS

 

Joint research with CRC on the following:

            Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits.

            Super-Conducting Microwave Circuits.

            Dielectric Resonator Antennas and Arrays.

 

Joint research with DREO on the following:

            Spread Spectrum code search techniques.

            Spread Spectrum LPI techniques.

Spread Spectrum synchronizers for satellite anti-jam and onboard bulk

demodulation.

 

Joint research with Kaben Wireless Silicon on the following:

            Wireless RF circuits and architectures.

 

Joint research with IceFyre on the following:

Wireless RF architectures and applications.

 

Joint research with Vistar on the following:

Earth terminal patch antennas.

Low data rate earth terminal RF subsystems.

 

Joint research with EMS Canada (formerly Cal Corp.) on the following:

Patch antennas and arrays.

            Satellite RF subsystems.

 

Joint research with Mobile Knowledge (formerly SiGEM) on the following:

Compact wire and patch antennas for earth terminals.

GPS synchronizer circuits.

 

 

E)        GRADUATE STUDENT SUPERVISION:

 

Graduate Students Completed:          Ph.D.:   26         M.A.Sc.:   79             M.Eng.:   4     

Graduate Students In Process:           Ph.D.:   4           M.A.Sc.:   3               M.Eng.:   0

Career Total:                                       Ph.D.:   30         M.A.Sc.:   82             M.Eng.:   3                 

           

 

SUPERVISOR of the following successfully completed Post Doctoral Fellows:

 

1.      W. Zhu, ¿Artificial Microwave Volume Holograms¿, PDF completed April 2008.

 

 

SUPERVISOR of the following successfully completed Ph.D. Candidates:

           

  1. M. Wyville, ¿Hybrid RF-Digital Feed-Forward Filter for High-Order frequency Agile Filtering¿, Ph.D. completed June 2011.
  2. A. Ahmed, ¿6 GHz Active-Inductor Matched Duplexer-less LNA / PA Design Incorporated with a Bondwire-Antenna¿, Ph.D. completed June 2010.
  3. I. Haroun, ¿Study and Implementation of LG-CPW Transmission Lines for the Design of V-band Si-based Transceiver Blocks¿, Ph.D. completed March 2010.
  4. S. Stout-Grandy, ¿Investigation of Planar Fresnel Zone Plate Antennas¿, Ph.D. completed May 2008.
  5. S. McLelland, ¿Micromachined Hemispheroidal Cavity Resonators¿, Ph.D. completed September 2007.
  6. G. Cormier, ¿Coplanar Technology for the Design of a 39.25 GHz Active Mixer¿, Ph.D. completed July 2007.
  7. V. Kuang, ¿A Multibit Reference Feedback Sigma-Delta Modulator for Radio Receivers¿, Ph.D. completed February 2007.
  8. L. Shafai, ¿Novel Membrane-Backed Defected Ground Plane Transmission Line Phase Shifter¿, Ph.D. completed November 2005.
  9. M. Klemes, ¿Fast Robust Quasi-Newton Adaptive Algorithms for General Array Processing¿, Ph.D. completed November 1996.
  10. A. Petosa, ¿Ferrite and Dielective Antennas for Personal Communications¿, Ph.D. completed June 1995.
  11. C. Fernando, ¿Novel Si/Si1-xGex Optical Switch and Optoelectronic Modulator¿, Ph.D. completed May 1995.
  12. E. Frlan, ¿Dense-Wavelength Demultiplexing and Microwave Frequency Generation Using Nonlinear Optical Waveguides¿, Ph.D. completed March 1995.
  13. L. Roy, ¿Integrated Amplifier/Antenna Elements for GaAs Monolithic Phased Arrays¿, Ph.D. completed June 1993.
  14. R. Ezers, ¿Analysis of Linear Combining and its Application to Frequency-Hopped Signals¿, Ph.D. completed May 1993.
  15. S. Faulkner, ¿Composite Sequences for Rapid Acquisition of Direct-Sequence Spread Spectrum Signals¿, Ph.D. completed Sept. 1992.
  16. J. Smuk, ¿Hybrid Semiconductive/Superconductive Microwave Integrated Circuits¿, Ph.D. completed December 1991 (with the University Medal for Outstanding Research at the Ph.D. level). 

17.  P. Strickland, "Techniques for the Synthesis of Wideband, Series-Fed Arrays of Microstrip Patch Radiators", Ph.D. completed 1989.

18.  S. Stapleton, "GaAs Monolithic Microwave Frequency Halver and Phase Detector for Use in a Phase Locked Oscillator", Ph.D. completed 1987.

19.  R. Bultitude, "Measurement, Characterization and Modelling of 800/900 MHz Mobile Radio Channels for Digital Communications", Ph.D. completed 1987.

20.  J. Lee, "Acoustooptic Fourier Transforming Configuration for Spectrum Analysis and Determination of Direction-of-Arrival", Ph.D. completed 1986.

21.  L. Morant, "An Equivalent Matched Filter for Continuous Phase Modulated Signals", completed Ph.D. 1984.

22.  P. Constantinou, "Interference Criteria for Digital Communication Systems", Ph.D. completed 1983.

23.  M. El Tanany, "Synchronization and Detection of Tamed Frequency Modulation in Digital Mobile Radio Systems", Ph.D. completed 1983.

24.  A. Thansandote, "Monitoring Time-Varying Biological Impedances at Microwave Frequencies", Ph.D. completed 1981.

25.  H. Hafez, "The Design of a High Dynamic-Range Correlator Radar for the Measurement of Thickness of Lossy Layered Media", Ph.D. completed 1978.

26.  S. Kumar, "Applications of Minimum-Shift-Keying in Low-Data-Rate Remote Satellite Stations and Microwave Phase-Locked-Amplification", Ph.D. completed 1978.

 

 

SUPERVISOR of the following successfully completed M.A.Sc. Candidates:

 

1.      K.H. Ho, ¿Long Term Evolution-Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing Synchronization Techniques¿, M.A.Sc completed 2012.

2.      N. Deloyer, ¿Exploiting Incoherent Sampling to Provide Electronic Protection Against Digital Radio Frequency Memory Jammers¿, M.A.Sc completed 2012.

3.      C. Hingwala, ¿Investigation of a Novel Software Based Laboratory Jammer Architecture¿, M.A.Sc completed 2011.

4.      B. Spokoinyi, ¿60 GHz System-on-Package Frequency Synthesizer and Phase Lock Loop Optimization¿, M.A.Sc completed 2011.

5.      D. Kutman, ¿Solutions for Radar pulse Deinterleaving¿, M.A.Sc completed 2011.

6.      G. McKerricher, ¿Investigation of a Direction Finding Antenna Array for Radio Frequency Identification¿, M.A.Sc completed 2010.

7.      M. Ngwar, ¿Phase-Coded Linear-Frequency-Modulated Waveform for a Low Cost High Resolution Radar System¿, M.A.Sc completed 2010.

8.      S. Stamplecoski, ¿The Detection and Direction Finding of Multiple Weak Sinusoidal Signals with a Circular Antenna Array¿, M.A.Sc completed 2008.

9.      A. Chun, ¿CMOS Implementation of Active and Passive LC-VCO¿, M.A.Sc completed 2008.

10.  W. Oke, ¿Exploiting Temporal Redundancy for the Detection and Estimation of Low Probability of Intercept Radar¿, M.A.Sc. completed 2007

11.  V. Hemmati, ¿Optimum Null + Beam Steering Performance of rectangular Arrays with Dolph-Chebyshev Weighting¿, M.A.Sc. completed 2007

12.  E. Doust, ¿An Aperture-Coupled Stacked Microstrip Antenna for GPS Frequency Bands L1, L2, and L5¿, M.A.Sc completed 2007

13.  M. Wyville, ¿Dielectric Resonator Antenna Arrays in the EHF Band¿, M.A.Sc. completed 2005

14.  A. Taylor, ¿Synthetic Doppler for Precise Indoor Geolocation¿, M.A.Sc. completed 2005

15.  A. Ahmed, ¿6 GHz Inductorless Tuned Low Noise Amplifier Incorporating an Artificial Tank Circuit¿, M.A.Sc. completed 2005

16.  D. Groven, ¿A Novel Ka-Band Coupler with Wide Bandwidth and Excellent Phase Balance¿, M.A.Sc. completed 2004.

17.  K. So, ¿A Novel 19 to 38 GHz MMIC CPW Balanced Frequency Mmultiplier¿, M.A.Sc. completed 2004.

18.  T. Chalvatzis, ¿Superconductive Analog-to-Digital Converters in Wireless Radio Applications¿, M.A.Sc. completed 2003.

19.  J.F. Gravel, ¿On the Concept and Analysis of a 12 GHz Push-Push Phase Locked Dielectric Resonator Oscillator for Broadband Wireless Applications¿, M.A.Sc. completed 2003.

20.  A. Roussel, ¿Feedforward Interference Cancellation System Applied to the 800 MHz CDMA Cellular Band¿, M.A.Sc. completed 2003.

21.  S. Powell, ¿A Multi-functional Digital Receiver with Adaptive Filtering and Bit Synchronization¿, M.A.Sc. completed 2003.

22.  S. Suvakow, ¿Design and Evaluation of a Low-Cost X-Band Synthesizer for LMDS Applications¿, M.A.Sc. completed 2002.

23.  S. Rauhala, ¿Carrier Frequency Offset Architecture for an OFDM System¿, M.A.Sc. completed 2002.

24.  W. Sitch, ¿Mitigating the Effects of Cavity Resonance in Ceramic Millimeter-Wave Packages¿, M.A.Sc. completed 2002.

25.  R. Fernando, ¿Simplified Iterative Noncoherent Demodulation and Decoding of Encoded M-DPSK Signals over Rayleigh Flat-Fading Channels¿, M.ENG. completed 2001

26.  S. Picard, ¿Coplanar Waveguide Phase Shifter on Silicon at LMCS Frequencies¿, M.Eng. completed 2001.

27.  A. Panther, ¿Low Temperature Cofired Ceramics for LMCS / LMDS Applications¿, M.Eng. completed 2001.

28.  D. Badiere, ¿A Study of High Q Spiral Inductor Fabrication Methods Using a Production Silicon Process with Application to a Current Tuned Microwave Oscillator¿, M.Eng. completed 2001.

29.  S. Stout, "Compact Dielectric-Loaded Patch Antennas for L-Band Mobile Satellite Applications", M.Eng. completed 1999.

30.  R. Edwards, "An Airborne Direction Finder for GPS Interference Sources", M.Eng. completed February 1999.

31.  M. Britton, "Practical Square Cross-Section Helical Antennas",  M.Eng. completed February 1999.

32.  W. Mycroft, "A 1-Bit Superconductive Phase Shifter in Coplanar Waveguide at Ka-Band", M.Eng. completed January 1999.

33.  P. Lafleur, "Novel High-Frequency Planar Antenna Array Techniques", M.Eng. completed 1998.

34.  S. McLelland, "Design and Evaluation of a KA-Band Colpitts VCO for Wireless Communications", M.Eng. completed 1998.

35.  D. McPherson, "Ka-Band Vector Modulator for LMCS Adaptive Feedforward Linearizer", M.Eng. completed 1998.

36.  M. Cooper, "Investigation of Current and Novel Rectangular Dielectric Resonator Antennas for Broadband Applications at L-Band Frequencies", M.Eng. completed 1997.

37.  C. Almeida, "Implementation of a Microstrip Based "Magic-T" Hybrid Coupler in the Design of a Single-Balanced Diode Mixer", M.Eng. completed 1997.

38.  A. Mudry, "Speaker Identification Using the Wavelet Transform", M.Eng. completed 1997.

39.  E. Guetre, ¿An Efficient Ka-Band MMIC Upconverter Using A Heterojunction Bipolar Transistor¿, M.Eng. completed January 1997.

40.  W. McPherson, ¿A Feature Suppressed Spread Spectrum Communication System¿, M.Eng. completed September 1996.

41.  V. Behrens, ¿MSM-PD Optoelectronic Downconverter for a 5.3 GHz to 3.3 GHz Application¿, M.Eng. completed May 1996.

42.  S. Sychaleun, ¿A/GaAs/GaAs HBT Modelling and Its Application to a 14.0 GHz Class A Power Amplifier¿, M.Eng. completed January 1996.

43.  L. Quesnel, ¿A Microstrip Antenna With an Insert Matching Network¿, M.Eng. completed September 1995

44.  C. Tom, ¿Investigation and Implementation of a Computationally-Efficient Algorithm for Cyclic Spectral Analysis¿, M.Eng. completed March 1995.

45.  T. Laneve, ¿Empirical modeling of a GaAs/AlGaAs Heterojunction Bipolar Transistor for Microwave Circuit Applications¿, M.Eng. completed January 1995.

46.  H. Hum, ¿Analysis of Interference Excision Algorithms for Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum Signals¿, M.Eng. completed June 1994.

47.  K. MacDonald, ¿High Efficiency Power Amplifier for a Personnel Communicator¿, M.Eng. completed June 1994.

48.  D. Burke, ¿The Effects of Non-Ideal Filtering and Nonlinear Amplification on the BER Performance of a COFDM-Based DAB System¿, M.Eng. completed May 1994

49.  D. Drolet, ¿A Hybrid High-Tc Superconductor Filter/Low Noise Amplifier Microwave Integrated Circuit¿, M.Eng. completed Mar. 1994.

50.  K. McKay, ¿A Stacked Microstrip Antenna for Mobile Satellite Communications¿, M.Eng. completed October 1993. 

51.  D. Rosenauer, ¿The Use of GaAs Astable Multivibrators for High Frequency Oscillators¿, M.Eng. completed September 1991.

52.  E. Johnson, ¿A Dual Polarized X-band Microstrip Patch Arrays Using Direct Series and Aperture Coupled Parallel Fields¿, M.Eng. completed October 1991. 

53.  A. Petosa, ¿Novel Microstrip Antennas¿, M.Eng. completed August 1991.

54.  K. Doucet, "Application of Spatial Diversity for Jog Detection in the Presence of Multipath Effects", M.Eng. completed 1990.

55.   L. Teany, "Multipath Resolution Using a Rotatable Dual-Polarization Antenna for Direction Finding", M.Eng. completed 1990.

56.   L. Roy, "A Low-Current Amplifier for Mobile Radio and Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit Design Techniques in the UHF and L Bands", M.Eng. completed 1989.

57.   E. Frlan, "Miniature Hybrid Microwave Integrated Circuit Passive Component Analysis Using Computer-Aided Design Techniques", M.Eng. completed 1989.

58.  C. Fernando, "A Digital Implementation of a Radar Coherent-on-Receive System", M.Eng. completed 1989.

59.  P. Godbole, "A Combined Analogue and Digital Pulse Compression System Using Large Time Bandwidth Product Signals for Using in Synthetic Aperture Radar", M.Eng. completed 1989.

60.  P. Borkowski, "Gallium Arsenide Analog Circuit for High-Speed Analog-to-Digital Conversion", M.Eng. completed 1989.

61.   R. Ezers, "Fine Time Uplink Synchronization for Frequency-Hopped Spread Spectrum Satellite Communication Systems", M.Eng. completed 1989.

62.  S. Faulkner, "Determination Maximal-Length Sequences by Weight Distribution Analysis", M.Eng. completed 1989.

63.  D. Kemdirim, "Direct Sequence SSMA Communications with Some IC Realizations", M.Eng. completed 1988.

64.  M. Shaw, "A Block Demodulator for Frequency Division Multiplexed NCFSK Signals", M.Eng. completed 1987.

65.  T. Lane, "Development of the Polarization Parameter as an Indication of Bias Error in Bearing Measurements:  An Empirical Approach", M.Eng. completed 1987.

66.  A. Varin, "A Wideband Microwave Surveillance Receiver", M.Eng. completed 1987.

67.  J. Smuk, "Transmit/Receive Module Technology for Future Spaceborne and Airborne Radar Systems", M.Eng. completed 1987.

68.  B. Seed, "A Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum Timing Beacon", M.Eng. completed 1986.

69.  R. di Brun del Re, "A Study of the Properties of Wire Grating Paraboloid Reflector Antennas", M.Eng. completed 1985.

70.  S. Charland, "An Investigation of the Extent of the Fresnel Region of Aperture Antennas with Attention to Superdirectivity", M.Eng. completed 1985.

71.  N. Couturier, "A Low-Cost Digital Matched Filter for Arbitrary Constant Envelope Spread Spectrum Waveforms", M.Eng. completed 1985.

72.  T. Mathiopoulos, "Experimental Performance and Design of a Microwav3e GaAs MESFET Class AB Power Amplifier", M.Eng. completed 1982.

73.  S. Myrillas, "Direct Baseband to Microwave MSK Generation by Using Injection Locked Oscillator", M.Eng. completed 1982.

74.  T. Oen, "A Novel Method of Characterization for Microwave Power GaAs FETS", M.Eng. completed 1981.

75.  S. Gauthier, "Implementation of a Probe-Compensated Cylindrical Near-Field Measurements System at the Communication Research Center, Shirley Bay, Canada", M.Eng. completed 1981.

76.  C. Shanks, "Investigation of the Reflection Properties of Biplanar Crossed Dipole Arrays", M.Eng. completed 1980.

77.  M. Ephthemerou, "Microwave Frequency Discriminators Using GaAs FET Sloped Amplifiers", M.Eng. completed 1980.

78.  S. Harris, "A Peak Detecting, Real Time Cross-Correlator with Applications to Fluid Flow Metering", M.Eng. completed 1979.

79.  K. Amberiadis, "Implementation of Reflection-Type Impatt Microstrip Amplifiers and Examination of Their Intermodulation Distortion", M.Eng. completed 1978.

 

 

SUPERVISOR of the following successfully completed M.Eng. Candidates:

 

1.      Rosita Ahmadi, ¿Phase Center Migration in GPS Receiver Antennas¿.

2.      Vincent Chouinard, ¿On Direction Finding Using a Single Rotating Passive Antenna¿, completed 2010.

3.      Mervah Chawla, ¿Linearization of Power Amplifiers for Basesttion Applications¿, completed 2008.

4.      Anthony Singh, ¿Mixed Signal Phase Locked Loop Using a Time to Digital Converter Inplemented in an FPGA for use in Video Line-Locked Systems¿, completed 2008

 

 

F)     TEACHING:

 

NEW CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

 

Composed the curriculum for the undergraduate program in Aerospace Electronics and Systems, 1988

 

      NEW COURSE DEVELOPMENT

 

1991-92           97:460             Radar and Navigation

1986-87           97.570             Spread Spectrum Systems

1985-86           97.564             Radar Systems

1979-80           97:459             Communication Links

1977-78           97:567             Antennas and Array

1976-77           97:566             Phase Locked Loops & Receiver Synchronizer

(formerly Communication Circuits)

 

       COURSES TAUGHT BY YEAR

 

2012-13                                   Academic Leave

2011-12           ELEG 5606     Phase Locked Loops & Receiver Synchronizers

                                                ELEG 4509     Communication Links

                                                ELEG 4600     Radar and Navigation

2010-11           ELEG 5606     Phase Locked Loops & Receiver Synchronizers

                                                ELEG 4509     Communication Links

                                                ELEG 4600     Radar and Navigation

2009-10           ELEG 5606     Phase Locked Loops & Receiver Synchronizers

                                                ELEG 4509     Communication Links

                                                ELEG 4600     Radar and Navigation

2008-09           ELEG 5606     Phase Locked Loops & Receiver Synchronizers

                                                ELEG 4509     Communication Links

                                                ELEG 4600     Radar and Navigation

                        2007-08           ELEG 5606     Phase Locked Loops & Receiver Synchronizers

                                                ELEG 4509     Communication Links

                                                ELEG 4600     Radar and Navigation

                        2006-07                                   Sabbatical Leave

2005-06           ELEG 4509     Communication Links

2004-05           ELEG 5606     Phase Locked Loops & Receiver Synchronizers

                                                ELEG 4509     Communication Links

                                                ELEG 4600     Radar and Navigation

2003-04           97.566             Phase Locked Loops & Receiver Synchronizers

                                                97:459             Communication Links

                                                97:460             Radar and Navigation

2002-03           97.566             Phase Locked Loops & Receiver Synchronizers

                                                97:459             Communication Links

                                                97:460             Radar and Navigation

2001-02           97.566             Phase Locked Loops & Receiver Synchronizers

                                                97:459             Communication Links

                        2000-01           97.566             Phase Locked Loops & Receiver Synchronizers

                                                97:459             Communication Links

                        1999-00                                   Sabbatical Leave

                        1998-99           97.566             Phase Locked Loops & Receiver Synchronizers

                                                97:459             Communication Links

                        1997-98           97.566             Phase Locked Loops & Receiver Synchronizers                                                        97:459             Communication Links

                        1996-97           97:459             Communication Links

                        1995-96           97.566             Phase Locked Loops & Receiver Synchronizers

                                                97:459             Communication Links

1994-95                                                                      Sabbatical Leave

1993-94           97:459             Communication Links

                        97:460             Radar and Navigation

1992-93           97:459             Communication Links

                        97:460             Radar and Navigation

1991-92           97:459             Communication Links

                        97:460             Radar and Navigation

1990-91           97.566             Phase Locked Loops & Receiver Synchronizers

                                                97:459             Communication Links

1989-90                                   Sabbatical Leave

1988-89           97.566             Phase Locked Loops & Receiver Synchronizers

                                                97:459             Communication Links

1987-88           97.564             Radar Systems

                        97:453             Transmission Lines and Antennas

                                                97:459             Communication Links

1986-87           97.570             Spread Spectrum Systems

                        97:453             Transmission Lines and Antennas

                                                97:459             Communication Links

1985-86           97.564             Radar Systems

97.566                          Phase Locked Circuits

                        97:453             Transmission Lines and Antennas

                                                97:459             Communication Links

1984-85           97.564             Radar Systems Engineering

                        97:453             Transmission Lines and Antennas

                                                97:459             Communication Links

1983-84           97:566             Communication Circuits

97:567             Antenna and Array Engineering

                        97:453             Transmission Lines and Antennas

                                                97:459             Communication Links

1982-83                                                                      Sabbatical Leave

1981-82           97:566             Communication Circuits

97:567             Antenna and Array Engineering

                        97:453             Transmission Lines and Antennas

                                                97:459             Communication Links

1980-81           97:566             Communication Circuits

97:567             Antenna and Array Engineering

                        97:453             Transmission Lines and Antennas

                                                97:459             Communication Links

1979-80           97:566             Communication Circuits

97:567             Antenna and Array Engineering

                        97:453             Transmission Lines and Antennas

                                                97:459             Communication Links

1978-79           97:566             Communication Circuits

97:567             Antenna and Array Engineering

97:357             Electronics I

                        97:453             Transmission Lines and Antennas

1977-78           97:566             Communication Circuits

97:567             Antenna and Array Engineering

97:357             Electronics I

                        97:453             Transmission Lines and Antennas

1976-77           97:566             Communication Circuits

97:357             Electronics I

                        97:453             Transmission Lines and Antennas

 

 

G)        ADMINISTRATION

 

Acting Chair, Department of Electronics, 2005 to 2006

Co-op Advisor for Electrical Engineering and Engineering Physics, 2000 to 2008;

Chairman, Department of Electronics, 1988 to 1999;

Director, Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1997 to 1998;

Associate Chair Graduate Studies, Department of Electronics, 1984 to 1987;

 

Instrumental in the creation of three Industrial Chairs in the Department of Electronics

1)      NSERC/NORTEL Senior CAE Industrial Chair

2)      NSERC/NORTEL Junior CAE Industrial Chair

3)      OCRI/NSERC High Speed Integrated Circuits Industrial Chair

 

G)    PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE CARLETON

 

Chief Scientist of Kaben Wireless Silicon, 2007-2010

           

Co-founder and Chief Scientist of AlleWin Technologies, 2006-07

           

Key Technical Evaluator for the NATO Symposium ¿Force Protection in the Littorals¿, 2006

 

Canadian Member of the International Peer Review Committee on Radio Frequency Electronic Warfare, Defence R&D Canada, March 2005

 

Co-founder and Principal Architect of IceFyre Semiconductor, 2001-05

Conceived the principal architecture for the IceFyre wireless LAN physical layer chip.  This chip provides twice the range at half the power consumption of other competing corporate chips.  Based on this novel architecture, IceFyre has raised over $30 M in corporate financing, the current round being led by Motorola. 

 

CONSULTANT TO GOVERNMENT AND INDUSTRY

 

1)      Communications Research Centre, 1972-present

2)      Defense Research Establishment, Ottawa, 1985-present

 

3)      Kaben Wireless Silicon, 2007-2010

4)      AlleWin Technologies, 2006-07

5)      IceFyre Semiconductor, 2001-05

6)      Philsar (now Conexant),  1998-2001

7)      VISTAR Inc., 1994-1996

8)      CAL Corporation (now EMS), 1981-1994

9)      Other consulting: Oracle Telecomputing, Renaissance Wireless, Dragon Wave, Spectrum Target Detection, Mobile Knowledge, Info Magnetics Technologies, Instantel, Sil-Com Research, Gandalf.

 

FIVE DAY SHORT COURSE ON MULTILATERATION

 

Composed and delivered for the AGENCY FOR DEFENSE DEVELOPMENT and for  LIG NEX1 CO, KOREA, 2011

 

Member of the Board of Directors, Telemus Inc., 1995 to 2007.

 

INDUSTRIAL SABBATICALS

 

1)      AlleWin Technologies, Chief Scientist, 2006-07

2)      Philsar / Conexant, Senior Radio Architect, 1999-2000

3)      Vistar, Special Advisor, Advanced Technology, 1994-1995

4)      CAL Corporation, Director, Radar and Spread Spectrum Systems, 1989-90

5)      Canadian Astronautics Ltd., Project Manager, Airborne Radars, 1982-1983

 

INVITED PROFESSORSHIPS

1)      Profesor Invite due Department de Radioelectricite, Institute National Polytechnique de Grenoble, France, Summer 1980

2)      Invited Professor, Chair of Electromagnetics, Univ. of Patras, Greece, Summer 1980

3)      Professor Invite du Department d¿Electricite, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de    Lausanne, Suisse, Summer 1979

 

MEMBERSHIPS

 

            1)  Senior Member of the IEEE, 1972-present

            2)  Chairman of the following Ottawa Section IEEE groups, 1979-1991

                                    Aerospace Electronics Systems

                                    Antennas and Propagation

                                    Microwave Theory and Techniques

                  Organizer of 42 professional seminars held at Carleton over this period.

            3)  Member, Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario, 1976-present.

 

I)  HONOURS:

 

1)      Recipient of the Carleton Research Achievement Award, 2000-01

2)      Twice recipient of NSERC Senior Industrial Fellowship, 1982-83 and 1989-90.

3)      Recipient of the Canadian Patents and Development Limited¿s ¿The Inventor¿, 1981.

4)      Recipient of the National Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship 1972-1976.

5)      Recipient of the Association of Professional Engineers Gold Medal, University of Calgary, 1972.

 

J)       RESEARCH FUNDING

 

GRANTS

 

1)      Federal Networks of Excellence

2007-08           $10,500 GEOIDE

2006-07           $10,500 GEOIDE

2005-06           $10,500 GEOIDE      

2004-05           $20,000 eMPOWR

2003-04           $40,000 eMPOWR

2002-03           $40,000 eMPOWR

2001-02           $60,000 CITR

2000-01           $60,000 CITR

1999-20           $50,000 CITR

1998-99           $100,000 CITR

                        1997-98           $65,000 CITR

                        1996-97           $65,000 CITR

            1995-96           $100,000 CITR

1994-95           $60,000 CITR

 

2)      Provincial Network of Excellence OCE (formerly CITO and TRIO)

2009-10           $17,010 Interact grant

2009-10           $16,605 Interact grant

2004-05           $18,333 SIP grant

2003-04                      $20,000 SIP grant

2002-03            

2001-02           $60,000

2000-01           $60,000

1999-00           $72,500

1998-99           $72,500

                        1997-98           $115,000

                        1996-97           $161,000

            1995-96           $125,000

            1994-95           $112,500

            1993-94           $112,000

            1992-93           $66,000

            1991-92           $60,000

           

3)      NSERC Discovery Grants

2010-15           Five Year Grant          $33,000 per annum

            2005-10           Five Year Grant          $30,542 per annum

                        2004-05           One Year Grant          $30,542 per annum

1999-04           Four Year Grant          $30,542 per annum

1995-99           Four Year Grant          $18,350 per annum

(increased to $20,185 for 1998-99)

            1992-95           Three Year Grant        $14,550 per annum

            1989-92           Three Year Grant        $16,000 per annum

            1986-89           Three Year Grant        $14,400 per annum

            1983-86           Three Year Grant        $11,575 per annum

                        1982-83           Three Year Grant        $10,300

                        1981-82           One Year Grant          $9,700

                        1980-81           One Year Grant          $9,000

                        1979-80           One Year Grant          $9,000

                        1978-79           Joint Grant

                        1977-78           Joint Grant

 

4)  NSERC Collaborative Research and Development (CRD)

                        2010-13           $40,000 per annum

1996-97           $41,400

            1994-95           $30,000

            1993-94           $30,000

 

5)  NSERC Industrial Oriented Research (IOR)

            1994-95           $18,000

            1993-94           $18,000

            1992-93           $18,000

 

            6)  NSERC Equipment Grants

            1988-89           $48,047           (jointly with Profs. B.A. Syrett & R.G. Harrison)

            1986-87           $62,666           (jointly with Profs. B.A. Syrett & R.G. Harrison)

            1985-86           $80,392           (jointly with Profs. B.A. Syrett & R.G. Harrison)

            1984-85           $52,990           (jointly with Profs. B.A. Syrett & R.G. Harrison)

            1982-83           $82,990           (jointly with Profs. B.A. Syrett & R.G. Harrison)

            1979-80           $15,700

 

            7)  NSERC Strategic Grants

            1984-87           $189,000   (jointly with Profs. S. Mahmoud, A. Sheikh, D.

Falconer, M. Copeland, C. Chan, B. Steenart, P. Galko)

 

10)  Carleton University Research Excellence Grant

2001-02           $20,000

 

            9)  Carleton University Presidents Research Grant

            1984-85           $1,500

            1983-84           $1,000

            1982-83           $2,200

 

RESEARCH CONTRACTS

 

1.      DND, ¿Advanced GPS Spoofing Technology¿, 2012-13                  $135,000

2.      Ericsson, ¿Reconfigurable Base station Transceiver Duplexers¿,2011-14,  

$60,000

3.      DND, ¿Applying GPS Spoofing Technologies¿, 2009-11,                $120,000

4.      DND, ¿Applying GPS Spoofing Technologies¿, 2008-09,                $60,177

5.      Nortel, ¿Frequency Agile RF Conditioning Components¿, 2007-08, $20,000

6.      DND, ¿Evaluating GPS Spoofing Technologies, 2007-08,                $59,900

7.      DND, ¿GPS Interference Direction Finding Technology¿, 2007-08, $88,000

8.      Nortel, ¿Frequency Agile RF Conditioning Components¿, 2006-07, $20,000.

9.      DND, ¿Evaluating GPS Spoofing Technologies¿, 2006-07,              $70,000.

10.  DND, ¿GPS Interference Direction Finding Technology¿, 2006-07, $46,000

11.  Nortel, ¿Frequency Agile RF Conditioning Components¿, 2005-06, $20,000.

12.  DND, ¿Developing GPS Spoofing Technologies¿, 2005-06,             $69,260.

13.  DND, ¿GPS Interference Direction Finding Technology¿, 2005-06, $42,000

14.  DND, ¿Investigations into GPS Spoofing Technologies¿, 2004-05, $68,320.

15.  DND, ¿Development of GPS Interference Direction Finding Technology¿, 2004-05,                                                                                                         $20,000.

16.  InfoMagnetics Technology, ¿Micromachined RF Phase Shifters¿, 2004-05,                                                                                                                        $10,000

17.  DND, ¿Investigations into GPS Spoofing Technologies¿, 2003-04, $63,960.

18.  Nortel, ¿Cellular Base Station Architectures¿. 2003-04,                    $20,000.

19.  IceFyre Semiconductor, ¿Advanced RF Architectures for Wireless LANs¿, 2003-04,                                                                                                        $10,000.

20.  InfoMagnetics Technology, ¿Micromachined RF Phase Shifters¿, 2003-04,                                                                                                                        $10,000

21.  DND, ¿GPS Interference, Jamming, Direction Finding and Spoofing¿, 2002-03,                                                                                                                $63,588

22.  Mobile Knowledge, ¿Signal Processing for Narrow Band BPSK / QPSK Receivers¿, 2002-03,                                                                                     $5,000.

23.  IceFyre Semiconductor, ¿Wireless DSP¿, 2001-02,                           $20,000.

24.  DND, ¿GPS Interference and Jamming¿, 2001-02,                           $23,800.

25.  Nortel, ¿Cavity Resonances in Ceramic Packages¿, 2000-01,            $20,000.

26.  DND, ¿GPS Interference, Jamming and Direction Finding¿, 2000-01, $18,860.

27.  DND, "GPS Interface Source Direction Finder", 1999/00,                $8,400.

28.  Nortel, "30GHz VCO/Mixer/Harmonic Generator MMIC", 1999/00, $15,000.

29.  Nortel, ¿Millimeter Wave Frequency Sources¿, 1999/00,                  $20,000.

30.  Department of National Defense, ¿Development of Classified Algorithms for Communications Electronic Warfare Signal Processing¿, 1997/98, $119,202.

31.  Department of National Defense, ¿Population of a Database on Mobile Communications¿, 1996/97,                                                                      $23,400.

32.  Nortel, ¿Application of Advanced Bipolar Tech. to B-B A/D Conversion¿, 1996/97,                                                                                              $16,500.

33.  Navcan, ¿Development of L Band DF System¿, 1995/96,                $31,970.

34.  Defence Research Establishment Ottawa, ¿Feature Suppressed Spread Spectrum - Amendment¿, 1996/97,                                                                      $8,550.

35.  Defence Research Establishment Ottawa ¿Feature Suppressed Spread Spectrum System¿, 1994/95,                                                                                  $32,330.

36.  Defence Research Establishment Ottawa ¿Short Duration Signals Characterization¿, 1992-1994,                                                   $67,640.

37.  Communications Research Center, ¿HBT Technology for Future Application in Communications¿, 1994,                                                                    $10,500.

38.  Communications Research Centre, ¿Analysis of Time-Diversity Combining Methods for Frequency-Hopped Signals¿, 1991-92,                                   $26,740.

39.  Canadian Astronautics Limited, ¿Aeronautical Mobile Terminal Antenna Characterization¿, 1991-92,                                                                      $12,000.

40.  Defence Research Establishment Ottawa, ¿Composite Code Characterization-Amendment¿, 1991-92,                                                                      $12,500.

41.  Defence Research Establishment Ottawa, ¿Composite code Characterization¿, 1990-92,                                                                                        $112,500.

42.  Canadian Astronautics Limited, ¿Research into Polarmetric Synthetic Aperture Radar Program 1990-91,                                                                      $10,000.

43.  Defence Research Establishment Ottawa, ¿Multipath Resolution Using a Rotatable Dual Polarized DF antenna¿ 1990,                          $20,300.

44.  Defence Research Establishment Ottawa, ¿Code Classification and Search¿, 1989-90,                                                                                           $16,000.

45.  Canadian Astronautics Limited, ¿Research into Polarmetric Synthetic Aperture Radar Program 1989-90,                                                                      $14,000.

46.  Canadian Astronautics Limited, ¿Research into Polarmetric Synthetic Aperture Radar Program, 1988-89,                                                                      $12,000.

47.  Canadian Astronautics Limited, ¿Research Directed Towards the Specification and Development of Electronics for Radar¿ 1988-89,                  $10,000.

48.  Defence Research Establishment Ottawa, ¿Tactical Emitter Location Study - Phase B¿, 1988-89,                                                                               $37,660.

49.  Defence Research Establishment Ottawa, ¿Tactical Emitter Location Study¿, 1986-87,                                                                                         $23,761.

50.  Canadian Astronautics Limited, ¿Research on MIC¿s and MMIC¿s¿, 1986-87,                                                                                                                   $10,000

51.  Canadian Astronautics Limited, ¿Research on Communications Systems¿, 1986-87,                                                                                                          $6,000.

52.  Defence Research Establishment Ottawa, ¿Development of an Algorithm for Phase Comparison of Direction Funding Systems¿, 1985-86,          $30,000.

53.  Canadian Astronautics Limited, ¿Research Directed Towards the Specification and Development of Electronics for Microwave Circuits and Systems¿, 1985-86,                                                                                                                      $4,000

54.  Canadian Astronautics Limited, ¿Research and Development on Space-Based Radar¿, 1985-86,                                                                               $6,000.

55.  ¿Restoration of Historic Sites¿, 1976-77,                                           $10,000.

 

 

K)    PUBLICATIONS

 

UNITED STATES PATENTS ISSUED

 

1.      1 patent applied for with Oracle

2.       1 patent applied for with Tallysman

3.      R. Smith, Skof, S. Raymond, P. Frank, J.S. Wight, ¿Multi beam Smart Antenna for WLAN and Pico Cellular Applications¿, United States Patent No. XXXX, Month, Year.

4.      R. Smith, P. Frank, J.S. Wight, ¿Horizontally Polarized Omnidirectional Antenna¿, XXXX, Month, Year.

5.      R. Smith, P. Frank, J.S. Wight, ¿Controllable Yagi Antenna for MIMO System (Directional Antenna Apparatus and Method)¿, XXXX, Month, Year.

6.      J. S. Wight, ¿Multiple Input, Multiple Output Communications Systems¿, United States Patent No. 7,822,141, Oct 26, 2010.

7.      J. S. Wight, ¿Multiple Input, Multiple Output Communications Systems¿, United States Patent No. 7,738,595, June 15, 2010.

8.      J.S. Wight, ¿Computational Circuits and Methods for Processing Modulated Signals Having Non-Constant Envelopes¿, United States Patent No. 7,733,976, June 8, 2010.

9.      J. S. Wight, ¿Multiple Input, Multiple Output Communications Systems¿, United States Patent No. 7,548,592, June 16, 2009.

10.  A. Ahmed, J.S. Wight, ¿On-Chip Tunable Artificial Tank Circuit¿, United States Patent No. 7,541,882, June 2, 2009.

11.  J.S. Wight, J.M. Grundlingh, ¿Integrated Circuit Incorporating Wire Bond Inductance¿, United States Patent No. 7,528,471, May 5, 2009.

12.  A.N. Birkett, J.S. Wight, ¿Up/Down Conversion Circuitry for Radio Transceiver¿, United States Patent No. 7,394,874, July 1, 2008.

13.  J.S. Wight, J.M. Grundlingh, ¿Integrated circuit Incorporating Wire Bond Inductance¿, United States Patent No. 7,342,300, March 11, 2008.

14.  A.N. Birkett, J.S. Wight, ¿Up/Down Conversion Circuitry for Radio Transceiver¿, United States Patent No. 7,212,581, May 1, 2007.

15.  A.N. Birkett, J.S. Wight, ¿Up/Down Conversion Circuitry for Radio Transceiver¿, United States Patent No. 7,194,044, Mar 20, 2007.

16.  J.S. Wight, ¿Computational Circuits and Methods for Processing Modulated Signals Having Non-Constant Envelopes¿, United States Patent No. 7,127,005, Oct 24, 2006.

17.  J.S. Wight, ¿Pseudo-noise Carrier Suppression / Image Rejection Up and Down Converters¿, United States Patent No. 7,042,927, May 09, 2006.

18.  J.S. Wight, J.M.Grundlingh, ¿Switched-Mode Power Amplifier Integrally Performing Power Combining¿, United States Patent No. 6,937,096, Aug 30, 2005.

19.  J.S. Wight, ¿Chireix Architecture Using Low Impedance Amplifiers¿, United States Patent No. 6,836,183, Dec 28, 2004.

20.  J.S. Wight, ¿Switched-Mode Power Amplifier Integrally Performing Power Combining¿, United States Patent No. 6,603,352, Aug 5, 2003.

21.  G. Panther, J.S. Wight.  "Multiple Coupled Resonant Loop Antenna", United States Patent No. 6304230, Oct 2001.

22.  P. LaFleur, D. Roscoe, J.S. Wight, ¿Multiple Parasitic Coupling to an Outer Antenna Patch Element from Inner Patch Elements¿, United States Patent No. 6,133,882, Oct 17, 2000.

23.  J.S. Wight, D.F. Roscoe, ¿Array Feed For Axially Symmetric and Offset Reflectors¿, United States Patent No 5912645, June 15, 1999.

24.  J.S. Wight, W.J.Chudobiak, V. Makios, ¿Electronic Phase Comparison Apparatus for the Remote Measurement of Laver Thickness¿, United States Patent No. 4,075,555, Feb 21, 1978

 

 

CANADIAN PATENTS ISSUED

 

1.      N. Brousseau, G. Colman, J.S. Wight, ¿Method for the High Accuracy Geolocation of Outdoor Mobile Emitters of CDMA Cellular Systems¿, Canadian Patent No. 2,497,363, July 2013.

  1. J.S. Wight, D. Roscoe. ¿Active Feed for Offset Reflector Antennas¿, Canadian Patent No. 2,249,004, July 2003

3.      G. Panther, J.S. Wight.  "Multiple Coupled Resonant Loop Antenna", Canadian Patent No.1,296,458, Oct 2001

4.      J.S. Wight, W.J. Chudobiak, V. Makios, ¿Electronic Phase Comparison Apparatus for the Remote Measurement of Layer Thickness¿, Canadian Patent No. 1,075,311, March 1977.

 

 

EUROPEAN PATENTS ISSUED

 

  1. J.S. Wight, D. Roscoe, ¿Array Feed for Axially Symmetric and Offset Reflectors¿, European Patent No. 0888649, May 2002

 

 

JOURNAL PAPERS

 

1.      T. Ross, G. Cormier, J.S. Wight, ¿Extraction of a Model for a Microwave Power pHEMT¿, Invited Paper, IMS 2013 Student Design Competition Winner, IEEE Microwave Magazine, Vol. 15, No. 1, January 2014, pp. 102-108.

  1. K. Hettak, T. N. Ross, G. Cormier and J. S. Wight, ¿A new type of robust broadband GaN HEMT-based high power high-pass/low-pass 22.5° phase shifter¿, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 56, no. 2, pp. 347¿349, Feb. 2014.
  2. K. Hettak, T. N. Ross, G. Cormier and J. S. Wight, ¿Broadband high power GaN SPDT switch using stacked-shunt FETs and resonance inductors¿, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 55, no. 9, pp. 2093¿2095, Sep. 2013.
  3. K. Hettak, T. Ross, N. Irfan, G. Cormier, M. C. E. Yagoub, G. A. Morin and J. S. Wight, ¿Miniature single-sideband subharmonically-pumped 60 GHz direct upconverter in a uniplanar GaAs pHEMT technology using inductive and capacitive loading techniques¿, International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 318¿328, Jun. 2013.

5.      B. Spokoinyi, R. Amaya, I. Haroun, J.S. Wight, ¿System-on-Package MHMIC MM-Wave Frequency Synthesizer for 60 GHz WPANs¿, International Journal of Microwave Science and Technology, Vol. 2012, Article ID 906516, 6 pages.

6.      A. Ahmed, J.S. Wight, ¿Active-Inductor-Matched 6GHz Duplexer-less LNA / PA Design Incorporated with a Bondwire-Antenna¿, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. XX, No. ZZ, MONTH, 2010, pp. ZZZ-QQQ.

7.      A. Ahmed, J.S. Wight, ¿6.7 GHz High-Q Active Inductor Design Using Parasitic Cancellation With Process Variation Control¿, Electronics Letters, Vol. 46, No. 7, April 2010, pp.486-487.

8.      J.S. Wight, J.R. Long, L.R. Carley, T. Riley, ¿On-Die Synthesized Inductors: Boon or Bane¿, Invited Paper, IEEE Microwave Magazine, Vol.11, No.3, May 2010, pp. 95-104.

  1. I. Haroun, J.S. Wight, C. Plett, ¿Experimental Analysis of a 60 GHz Compact EC-CPW Branch-line Coupler for mm-Wave CMOS Radios¿, IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, Vol. 20, No.4, April 2010, pp. 211-213.
  2. S. Stout-Grandy, A. Petosa, I.V. Minin, O.V. Minin, J.S. Wight, ¿Low-Profile Fresnel Zone Plate Antennas¿, IEEE Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 50, No. 8, Aug 2008, pp. 2039-2043.
  3. S. McLelland, A. Grobnic, R. James, J.S. Wight, M. Stubbs, ¿Micromachined Hemishperoidal Cavity Resonators¿ IEEE Trans on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 56, No. 4, April 2008, pp. 982-990.
  4. S. Stout-Grandy, A. Petosa, I.V. Minin, O.V. Minin, J.S. Wight, ¿Fresnel Zone Plate Antenna with Hexagonal-Cut Zones¿, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 50, No. 3, March 2008, pp. 672-676.
  5. S. Stout-Grandy, A. Petosa, I.V. Minin, O.V. Minim, J.S. Wight, ¿A Novel Reflector-Backed Fresnel Zone Plate Antenna¿, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 49, No. 12, Dec 2007, pp. 3096-3098.
  6. W. Zhu, D. McNamara, J. Shaker, J.S. Wight, ¿Artificial Microwave Volume Holograms Based on Printed Disk Media: Theory and Measurement of Single-Grating Holograms¿, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 55, No.2, Feb 2007, pp. 447-459.
  7. S. Stout-Grandy, A. Petosa, I.V. Minin, O.V. Minim, J.S. Wight, ¿A Systematic Study of Varying Reference Phase in the Design of Circular Fresnel Zone Plate Antennas¿, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 54, No12, Dec 2006, pp 3629-3637.
  8. W. Zhu, J. Shaker, J.S. Wight, M. Cuhaci, D. McNamara, ¿A Microwave Spatial Beam Splitter / Combiner Using the Artificial Microwave Volume Hologram Technology¿, Electronic Letters, Vol. 42, No. 24, pp 1406-1408, 2006.
  9. T. Chalvatzis, E. Gagnon, J.S. Wight, ¿Clock Jitter in Direct RF and IF Sampling Wireless Receivers¿, IEE Circuits, Devices and Systems Journal, Vol. 153, No. 4, Aug 2006, pp 346-350.
  10. J.F. Gravel, J.S. Wight ¿On the Conception and Analysis of a 12 GHz Push-Push Phase-Locked DRO¿, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 54, No. 1, Jan 2006, pp 153-159.
  11. W.P. McPherson, D.A. Hill, L. Mai and J.S. Wight, "Chip rate hopping provides low probability of detection for direct sequence signals", Electronics Letters, Vol. 34, No. 7, April 2, 1998.
  12. M.C. Fernando, S. Jantz, R. Normandin, P. Noel, J.S. Wight, ¿Novel Si/Si0.85Ge0.15/Si P-I-N waveguide optical intensity modulator,¿ Canadian Journal of Physics, 74, November 1996.
  13. A. Petosa, R.K. Mongia, A. Ittipiboon, J.S. Wight, ¿Design of a Microstrip-Fed Series Array of Dielectric Resonator Antennas,¿ Electronics Letters, 31, August 1995.
  14. Radha Telikepalli, Peter C. Strickland, Kevin R. McKay, Jim S. Wight, ¿Wide Band Microstrip Phased Array for Mobile Satellite Communications¿, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 43, No. 7, July 1995, pp 1758-1763.
  15. T.A. Gulliver, R. Ezers, E.B. Felstead, J.S. Wight, ¿The Performance of Diversity Combining for Fast Frequency Hopped NCMFSK in Rayleigh Fading¿, accepted for publication, ETT special issue on Spread Spectrum communications, Vol. 6, No. 1, Jan.-Feb. 1995.
  16. A. Petosa, R.K. Mongia, A. Ittipiboon, J.S. Wight, ¿Switchable LP/CP Ferrite Disk Resonator Antenna¿, Electronic Letters, Vol. 31, No. 3, February 1995.
  17. E. Frlan, S. Janz, H. Dai, F. Chatenaud, M. Buchanan, R. Normandin, J.S. Wight, ¿High-Resolution Surface Emitting Spectrometer and Deformation Sensors with Nonlinear Waveguides¿, Optics Letters, 19, No. 20, October 15, 1994.
  18. A. Petosa, A. Ittipiboon, J.S. Wight, ¿Experimental Investigations on a Tapered Ferrite Rod Antenna with Magnetic Phase Control¿, Electronics Letters, 30, No. 16, Aug. 4, 1994.
  19. A. Petosa, R.K. Mongia, M. Cuhaci, J.S. Wight, ¿Magnetically Tunable Ferrite Resonator Antenna¿, Electronics Letters, 30, No. 13, June 23, 1994.
  20. C. Fernando, S. Janz, J.M. Baribeau, R. Normandin, J.S. Wight, ¿Thermo-optical Switching in Si/Si1-x  Fex Distributed Bragg Reflectors¿, Electronics Letters, 30, No. 11, 26th May 1994.
  21. R. Ezers, E.B. Felstead, T.A. Gulliver, J.S. Wight, ¿An Analytical Method for Linear combining with Applications to FFH NCFSK Receivers, IEEE J. Select. Areas Commun., April 1993, pp 454-464.
  22. A. Petosa, P. Strickland and J.S. Wight, ¿Analysis of a Low Profile Slotted Microstrip Antenna for Cellular Mobile Radio¿, IEEE Trans. Vehicular Technology, Nov. 1992, pp. 363-368.
  23. J.W. Smuk, M.G. Stubbs, J.S. Wight, ¿S¿-Parameter Characterization and Modelling of Three-Terminal Semiconductive Devices at Cryogenic Temperatures¿, IEEE Microwave and Guided Wave Letters, Vol. 2, No. 3, March 1992, pp 111-113.
  24. L. Roy, M.G. Stubbs, J.S. Wight, ¿A GaAs Monolithic Amplifier with Extremely Low Power Consumption¿, Cdn. Journal of Physics, April 1991.
  25. J.W. Smuk, M.G. Stubbs, J.S. Wight, ¿Enhanced Microwave Characterization Techniques for Cryogenic Temperatures, Electronic Letters, Vol. 26, No. 25, Dec. 1990, pp 2127-29.
  26. D. Kemdirim, J.S. Wight, ¿DS SSMA with Some IC Realizations¿, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, May 1990, pp 663-674.
  27. S. Stapleton, M. Stubbs, J.S. Wight, ""GaAs Monolithic Analogue Frequency Halver", Electronic Letters, July 1986, Vol. 22, No. 15, pp. 773-774.
  28. N. Couturier, J.S. Wight, L. Pearce, "Experimental Results for Four-Phase Digital Matched Filtering of Spread spectrum Waveforms", IEEE Trans. Communications, August 1986.
  29. J. Lee, J.S. Wight, "Acousto Optic Spectrum Analyzers:  Detection of Pulsed Signals", Applied Optics, January 15, 1986.
  30. A. Thasandote, S.S. Stuchly, A. Smith, J.S. Wight, "Monitoring Variations of Biological Impedances at Microwave Frequencies", IEEE Trans. Biological Engineering,  September 1983.
  31. A. Thasandote, S.S. Stuchly, J.S. Wight, "Microwave Interferometer for Measurements of Small Displacements", IEEE Trans. Instrumentation and Measurement, Dec. 1982, pp. 227-232.
  32. S. Kumar, J.S. Wight, W.J. Chudobiak, "Comments on 'Minimum Shift Keying Signal Detection with Noisy Reference Signals", IEEE Trans. Communications, April 1979, pp. 762.
  33. H. Hafez, W.J. Chudobiak, J.S. Wight, "The Attenuation Rate in Fresh Water at VHF Frequencies", IEEE Trans. Instrumentation and Measurement, March 1979, pp. 71-74.
  34. J.S. Wight, V. Makios, W.J. Chudobiak, "A Multiple Frequency Phase Comparison Technique for the Determination of Remote Layer Thickness", IEEE Trans. Instrumentation and Measurement, March 1979, pp. 26-31.
  35. W.J. Chudobiak, M.R. Beshir, J.S. Wight, "An Open Transmission Line UHF CW Phase Technique for Thickness/Dielectric Constant Measurement", IEEE Trans. Instrumentation and Measurement, March 1979, pp. 18-25.
  36. W.J. Chudobiak, R. Gray and J.S. Wight, "A Nanosecond Impulse X-band Radar", Proceedings, IEEE, April 1978, pp. 523, 524.
  37. J.S. Wight, W.J. Chudobiak and V. Makios, "A Microstrip and Stripline Crossover Structure", IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, May 1976, pp. 270.
  38. J.S. Wight, W.J. Chudobiak and V. Makios, "An All-Harmonic Coupling-Band Hybrid", IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, February 1976, pp. 122-124.
  39. J.S. Wight, O.P. Jain, W.J. Chudobiak and V. Makios, "Equivalent Circuits of Microstrip Impedance Discontinuities and Launchers", IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Technique, January 1974, pp. 48-52.

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS

 

1.      T. Ross, G. Cormier, J.S. Wight, ¿High-Power X-Band GaN Switched-Filter Phase Shifter¿ IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Tampa Bay, Florida, June 2014.

  1. T. Ross, G. Cormier and J. S. Wight, ¿Double-sided TFMS Gysel power combiner¿, in European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference Student Competition, Nuremberg, Germany, Oct. 2013. (First place in design competition)

3.      K. Hettak, T. Ross, R. James, A. Momciu and J. Wight, "Flexible polyethylene terephthalate-based inkjet printed CPW fed monopole antenna for 60 GHz ISM applications", in Proceedings of the European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference, Nuremberg, Germany, Oct. 2013.

4.      K. Hettak, T. Ross, N. Irfan, D. Gratton, M. C. E. Yagoub and J. S. Wight, ¿High-power broadband GaN HEMT SPST/SPDT switches based on resonance inductors and shunt-stacked transistors¿, in Proceedings of the European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Nov. 2012, pp. 215¿218.

5.      K. Hettak, T. Ross, N. Irfan, G. Morin, M. C. E. Yagoub and J. S. Wight, ¿Highly integrated 60 GHz SSB MMIC mixer with no DC power consumption based on subharmonic LO and CPW circuits in GaAs pHEMT technology¿, in Proceedings of the European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Nov. 2012, pp. 536¿539.

6.      K. Hettak, T. Ross, J.S. Wight, D. Gratton, ¿A New Type of GaN HEMT Based High Power High-Pass / Low Pass Phase Shifter at X Band¿, IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Montreal, June 2012.

7.      M. Wyville, R. Smiley, J.S. Wight, ¿Frequency Agile RF Filter for Interference Attenuation¿, IEEE RWW 2012, Santa Clara, January 2012.

8.      B. Spokoinyi, R. Amaya, I. Haroun, J.S. Wight, ¿System-on-Package MHMIC mm-wave Frequency Synthesizer for 60 GHz WPANs¿, IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, San Jose, Sept 2011.

9.      K. Hettak,  T. Ross, K. Elgaid, I.G. Thayne, J.S. Wight, G. Morin, ¿High-Performance 3D On-Chip Air-Gap Spiral Inductor and its Application to Filter Design¿, Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference, Melbourne, Australia, November 2011.

10.  K. Hettak, T. Ross, J.S. Wight, G. Morin, ¿A New Type of SiGe 3D Coplanar Strip and its Application to the Design of Low Loss ECPW and TEMS Series / Shunt Stubs¿, European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference, Manchester, UK, October 2011.

11.  K. Hettak, T. Ross, J.S. Wight, G. Morin, ¿DC to 70 GHz 90 nm 3D CMOS SPDT using Elevated CPW and CPS Series Stubs¿, IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Baltimore, June 2011.

12.  G. McKerricher, J.S. Wight, ¿Quadrifilar Helix Antenna for UHF RFID¿, IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Toronto, July 2010.

13.  G. McKerricher, J.S. Wight, ¿Design of a Shaped Beam RFID Reader Antenna¿, Proceedings of the International Symposium of Antennas and Applied Electromagnetics (ANTEM), Ottawa, July 2010.

14.  M. Ngwar, J.S. Wight, ¿Phase-Coded-Triangular-frequency-Modulated Waveform for Low Cost Marine Radar Systems¿, IEEE International Radar Conference, pp 1144-1149, Washington DC, May 2010.

15.  I. Haroun, J.S. Wight, C. Plett, A. Fathy, ¿Experimental Characterization of EC-CPW Transmission Lines and Passive Components for 60-GHz CMOS Radios¿ , IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Anaheim, May 2010.

16.  J.S. Wight, J.R. Long, L.R. Carley, T. Riley, ¿On-Die Synthesized Inductors: Boon or Bane¿, IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Anaheim, May 2010.

17.  I. Haroun, J.S. Wight, C. Plett, A. Fathy, Y. Hsu, ¿A V-band 90-nm Low-Noise Amplifier with Modified CPW Transmission Lines for UWB Systems¿, Invited Paper, IEEE 2010SiRF Conference, New Orleans, Jan 2010.

18.  I. Haroun, J.S. Wight, C. Plett, A. Fathy, ¿Multi-band 700 MHz / 2.4 GHz / 60 GHz RF Front-End for Radio-over Fiber Base Stations¿, IEEE 2010 Radio and Wireless Symposium, New Orleans, Jan 2010.

19.  I. Haroun, J.S. Wight, C. Plett, A. Fathy, Y. Hsu, ¿A V-band 90-nm Low-Noise Amplifier with Modified CPW Transmission Lines for UWB Systems¿, IEEE  2010 Radio and Wireless Symposium, New Orleans, Jan 2010.

20.  I. Haroun, Y. Hsu, J.S. Wight, C. Plett, ¿A CMOS Low-Noise Amplifier with VPW Matching Elements for 60 GHz-band Gvit/s Wireless Systems¿, Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference¿, Singapore, Dec 2009.

21.  J.S. Wight, R. Carley, T. Riley, R.B. Stazewski, M. Cloutier, ¿A Return to the Classic Heterodyne Architecture for Integrated Transceivers¿, IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Boston, June 2009.

22.  A. Ahmed, J.S. Wight, ¿Bondwire-Antenna and Duplexer-Less LNA / PA Design for Wireless Transceivers¿, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Taipei Taiwan, May 2009.

23.  V. Kuang, J.S. Wight, ¿1-Bit Digital Tuning of Continuous-Time Filter by the Use of Unstable Sigma-Delta Modulation¿, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Taipei Taiwan, May 2009.

24.  A. Ahmed, J.S. Wight, ¿Duplexer-less LNA / PA Design for Wireless Transceivers with Bondwire-Antenna¿, IEEE International Conference on Design & Technology of Integrated Systems in Nanoscale Era, Cairo, Egypt, April 2009.

25.  A. Ahmed, J.S. Wight, ¿A Q- and Bandwidth-Enhancing Design Technique for Active Inductors using Parasitic Cancellation¿,  IEEE International Conference on Electronic Devices and Solid State Circuits, Hong Kong, Dec 2008.

26.  A. Ahmed, J.S. Wight, ¿High Frequency Low Cost CMOS LNA Design Method for the Wireless Industry¿,  IEEE International Conference on Electronic Devices and Solid State Circuits, Hong Kong, Dec 2008.

27.  A. Ahmed, J.S. Wight, ¿A Q- and Bandwidth-Enhancing Design Technique for Active Inductors using Parasitic Cancellation¿,  2nd International Conference on Signals, Circuits, and Systems, Hummamet Tunisia, Nov 2008.

28.  E. Doust, M. Clenet, V. Hemmati, J.S. Wight, ¿An Aperture-Coupled Circularly Polarized Stacked Microstrip Antenna for GPS Frequency Bands L1, L2, and L5¿, IEEE Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, San Diego, July 2008.

29.  W. Zhu, J. Tatoian, H. Yanikomeroglu, J.S. Wight, ¿Two-Hop Multi-Antenna Relay Connecting Different Fading Channels¿, IEEE Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, San Diego, July 2008.

30.  A. Roussel, C. Nicholls, J.S. Wight, ¿Frequency Agile Bandstop Filter (FABSF)¿, IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Atlanta, June 2008.

31.  A. Roussel, C. Nicholls, J.S. Wight, ¿Frequency Agile RF Feedforward Noise Cancellation System¿, IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium, Orlando, January 2008.

32.  S. Stout-Grandy, A. Petosa, I.V. Minin, O.V. Minim, J.S. Wight, ¿Investigation of Low-Profile Fresnel Zone Plate Antennas¿, URSI North American Radio Science Meeting, Ottawa Ontario, July 23, 2007.

33.  W. Zhu, J. Shaker, J.S. Wight, A. Ittipiboon, ¿New Dielectric Waveguide Antennas Based on Artificial Microwave Volume Holograms: Holographic Waveguide Antennas¿, URSI North American Radio Science Meeting, Ottawa Ontario, July 23, 2007.

34.  V. Kuang, J.S. Wight, ¿A Novel Biquad Filter Circuit for Continuous-Time Sigma-Delta Modulators¿, Proceedings of the IEEE-Vehicular Technology Conference, Montreal, September 2006.

35.  V. Kuang, J.S. Wight, ¿A Novel Biquad Filter Circuit for Continuous-Time Sigma-Delta Modulators¿, Proceedings of the IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, San Juan, Puetro Rico, August 2006

36.  G. Cormier, M. Stubbs, K. Hettak, J.S. Wight, ¿A New Approach to the Integration of Series and Shunt Coplanar Stubs¿, Proceedings of the International Symposium of Antennas and Applied Electromagnetics (ANTEM), Montreal, July 2006.

37.  W. Zhu, J.S. Wight, J. Shaker, A. Petosa, M. Cuhaci, ¿Multiplex Microwave Holographic Gratings: Sequential Recording vs Simultaneous Recording¿, Proceedings of the International Symposium of Antennas and Applied Electromagnetics (ANTEM), Montreal, July 2006.

38.  S. Stout-Grandy, A. Petosa, I.V. Minin, O.V. Minin, J.S. Wight, ¿Hexagonal Fresnel Zone Plate Antenna¿, Proceedings of the International Symposium of Antennas and Applied Electromagnetics (ANTEM), Montreal, July 2006.

39.  A. Ahmed, J.S. Wight, ¿5.9 GHz Inductor-Less Now Noise Amplifier¿, 4th International IEEE-NEWCAS Conference, Gatueau, June 2006.

40.  A. Ahmed, J.S. Wight, ¿5.9 GHz Inductor-Less Low Noise Amplifier¿, IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ottawa, May 2006.

41.  C. Paillard, J.S. Wight, ¿Inside UWB Design: A Tutorial¿, Embedded Systems Conference, San Francisco, March 2006

42.  M.W. Wyville, A. Petosa, J.S. Wight, ¿DIG Feed for DRA Arrays¿, 2005 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Washington DC, July 2005.

43.  Leili Shafai, C. Shafai, L. Shafai, J.S. Wight, A. Petosa, ¿Phase Tunable Ground Plane Defect Array¿, Proceedings of the International Symposium of Antennas and Applied Electromagnetics (ANTEM), Saint Malo, France, June 2005.

44.  G. Corimier, M. Stubbs, K. Hettak, J.S. Wight, ¿A New Approach to the Integration of Series and Shunt Coplanar Stubs¿, Proceedings of the International Symposium of Antennas and Applied Electromagnetics (ANTEM), Saint Malo, France, June 2005.

45.  T. Chalvatzis, E. Gagnon, J.S. Wight, ¿On the Effect of Clock Jitter in IF and RF Direct Sampling Systems¿, IEEE North East Workshop on Circuits and Systems, Quebec City, June 2005.

46.  J.S. Wight, J. Yee, ¿Receiver Architectures for Wireless LAN¿, Embedded Systems Conference, San Francisco, March 2005.

47.  G. Cormier, M. Stubbs, K. Hettak, J.S. Wight, ¿Design Considerations of a 39 GHz Coplanar Half Gilbert Cell Mixer¿, Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference, New Delhi, India, December 2004.

48.  J. Grundlingh, K. Parker, G. Rabjohn, J.S. Wight, ¿Out-Phasing Power Amplifiers: New Possibilities in Advanced Wireless Systems Design¿, Microwave Workshop and Exhibition, Yokohama, Japan, November 2004.

49.  T. Chalvatzis, E. Gagnon, J.S. Wight, ¿Clock Jitter in Direct Sampling Systems¿, Fourth International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks And Digital Signal Processing, Newcastle, U.K., July 2004.

50.  L. Shafai, J.S. Wight, L. Shafai, A. Petora, "Transmission Line Phase Shifters Using Defected Ground Structures", Proceedings of the International Symposium of Antennas and Applied Electromagnetics (ANTEM), Ottawa, July 2004.

51.  Leili. Shafai, C. Shafai, L. Shafai, J.S. Wight, A. Petosa, ¿Phase Shifter Using Defected Ground Structures With MEMs Actuated Cavity Backing¿, Proceedings of the International Symposium of Antennas and Applied Electromagnetics (ANTEM), Ottawa, July 2004.

52.  D. Groven, J.S. Wight, M. Stubbs, K. Hettak, ¿A Novel Broadband Balun¿, Proceedings of the International Symposium of Antennas and Applied Electromagnetics (ANTEM), Ottawa, July 2004.

53.  A. Taylor, J.S. Wight, ¿Precise Radiolocation of Cooperative Transceivers with Synthetic Doppler¿, 5th Symposium on Radiolocation and Direction Finding, San Antonio Texas, May 2004.

54.  J.S. Wight, ¿Out-Phasing Power Amplifiers: New Possibilities in Advanced Wireless Systems Design¿, Wireless Systems Design Conference, San Diego, March 2004.

55.  J.S. Wight, ¿High Performance RF Architectures Incorporating Computational Engines¿, Wireless Industry Congress, Ottawa Ont., Sept 2003.

56.  J.S. Wight, ¿WLAN Challenges, Architectures, and Technologies¿, Wireless Industry Congress, Ottawa Ont., Sept 2003.

57.  J.S. Wight, ¿MIMO for Wireless LAN¿, Wireless Industry Congress, Ottawa Ont. , Sept 2003.

58.  Leili Shafai, J. S. Wight, A. Petosa, L. Shafai, "Defected Ground Structure for Use in Phase Scanning Microstrip Antennas," 2003 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/CNC/URSI North American Radio Science Meeting, Columbus, Ohio, USA, June 23, 2003.

59.  M.C. Britton, J.S. Wight, R.G. Harrison, "Novel architecture for a hybrid acoustic-radar buried-object detection system," Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets VIII, Proceedings, AeroSense 2003, April 21-25, 2003.

60.  N. Brousseau, J.S. Wight, ¿Angle of Arrival Measurements for Coastal Surveillance of IS-95 Emitters¿, TTCP EWS TP2 Panel Meeting, Australia, March 2003.

61.  J.S. Wight, ¿Overcoming the Power Amplifier Efficiency vs. Linearity Tradeoff in Multi-Band OFDM Wireless LAN Systems¿, Wireless Systems Design Conference, San Jose, Feb 2003.

62.  J.S. Wight, ¿WLAN Power Amplifier Technology¿ IEEE GaAs IC Symposium, Monterey, Oct 2002

63.  J.S. Wight, ¿Transmitter and Receiver Architecture Issues for High Performance OFDM WLAN Radios¿, Communications Design Conference, San Jose, Sept 2002.

64.  J.S. Wight, ¿RF Architectures for OFDM¿, IEEE RAWCON 2002, Boston, Aug 2002.

65.  Leili Shafai, A. Ittipiboon, A. Petosa, L. Shafai, J.S. Wight, "Effect of Ground Plane Perforation on Far-Field Phase," in, Proceedings, International Symposium of Antennas and Applied Electromagnetics (ANTEM), Montreal, July 2002, pp. 471-474.

66.  S. Rauhala, N. Birkett, J. Wight;  ¿Performance Analysis of a Frequency Offset Correction Method for an OFDM System¿; Wireless 2002: The 14th International Conference on Wireless Communications; Calgary, Alberta; July 8-10, 2002.

67.  S. Rauhala, N. Birkett, J. Wight;  ¿Performance Analysis of a Frequency Offset Correction Method for an OFDM System¿;  IASTED International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications;  WOC 2002;  Banff, Alberta;  July 17-19, 2002.

68.  J.S. Wight ¿Signal Manipulation for 5 GHz OFDM: Predistortion, Feedback, Feedforward, Polar Decomposition, and LINC ¿Wireless Systems Design Conference, San Jose, Feb 2002.

69.  S.D. Picard, K. Hettak, M.G. Stubbs, J.S. Wight, "Novel CPW-Based Phase Shifter for LMCS/LMDS Applications", 31st European Microwave Conference, October 2001.

70.  Alex Panther, C. Glaser, M.G. Stubbs, and J.S. Wight, "Vertical Transitions in Low Temperature Cofired Ceramics for LMDS Applications," 2001 IEEE MTT-S Digest, pp. 1907-1910.

71.  J.S. Wight, ¿Bluetooth Solutions: Low Power Design¿ IWPC Workshop, Phoenix April 2001.

72.  J.S. Wight, ¿Delta-Sigma Fractional-N Synthesizers Enable Low-Cost, Low-Power, Frequency-Agile, High Bandwidth Software Radio¿, Wireless / Portable Symposium, San Jose, Feb 2001

73.  J.S. Wight, ¿Designing a ¿Friendly¿ Bluetooth RF IC: Coexistence in the RF Battleground¿, Wireless / Portable Symposium, San Jose, Feb 2001

74.  J.S. Wight, ¿High Performance RF Components: A Necessity for 3G Wireless Systems¿, Wireless / Portable Symposium, San Jose, Feb 2001.

75.  J.S. Wight, ¿Delta-Sigma Fractional-N Synthesizers¿, Richardson, Oct. 2000.

76.  J.S. Wight, ¿High Performance RF Components¿, Chicago, Sept. 2000

77.  J.S. Wight, ¿Advantages of Silicon Germaniun (SiGe) to Bluetooth Applications¿, Wireless Symposium / Portable by Design Conference, San Jose, Sept 2000

78.  J.S. Wight, ¿Designing Bluetooth for Robust Performance¿, Embedded Systems Conference, San Jose, Sept 2000.

79.  Alex Panther, K. Hettak, M. Stubbs and J.S. Wight, "Wideband Vertical Transitions in Low Temperature Cofired Ceramics," ANTEM 2000 - Symposium on Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics, July 30- Aug. 2, 2000, pp. 137-140.

80.  D.N. Badiere, C.W.T. Nicholls, J.S. Wight., "High Q MMIC Spiral Inductor Study Using Production Silicon Process," Antem 2000 Symposium on Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics, July 30 - Aug. 2, 2000

81.  M.C. Britton, J.S. Wight, P.C. Strickland, "Low-cost square cross section helical antennas," ANTEM 2000 Symposium on Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics, July 30-August 2, 2000, pp. 425-428.

82.  J.S. Wight, ¿Advantages of Architecture Selection in Low Power Bluetooth Design¿, IEEE IMS/RFIC Conference, Boston, June 2000.

83.  J.S. Wight, ¿Bluetooth Solutions: Packaging and Test Issues¿ IWPC Workshop, Richardson, April 2000.

84.  S.Stout, J.S.Wight, A.Petosa, A.Ittipiboon, "Compact Dielectric-Loaded Patch Antennas for L-Band Mobile Satellite Applications", USNC/URSI Radio Science Meeting, July 1999, p. 322.

85.  D.S. McPherson, M.G. Stubbs, S. Lucyszyn, J.S. Wight, ¿A 28 GHz Vector Modulator for LMDS Feedforward Power Amplifiers¿, 28th European Microwave Conference, Amsterdam, October 1998.

86.  W.P. McPherson, D.A. Hill, L. Mai, J.S. Wight, ¿Chip-Rate Hopping Counters Chip-Rate Detection of Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum Signals¿, MILCOM¿97, Monterey, California, November 1997.

87.  D.J. Roscoe, R. Douville, A. Ittipiboon, J.F. Rivard, L. Shafai, A. Sebak, J. Carrie, M. Macki, J. Wight, D. McPherson, E. Guetre, L. Chow", Third Ka Band Utilization Conference, Sorrento, Italy, September 15-18, 1997

88.  C.J. Verver, M.G. Stubbs, C. Glaser, L. Shafai and J.S. Wight, "Development of a Prototype 30 GHz Transmit/Receive Module for Future WLAN Systems", Wireless"97, Calgary, July 1997.

89.  M.G. Stubbs, D. McPherson, J.S. Wight, ¿MMIC Switching Network for an EHF In-Building WLAN System,¿ Proceedings, 26th European Microwave Conference, Prague, September 1996.

90.  M.G. Stubbs, L. Shafai, J.S. Wight, ¿EHF System Architectures for Broadband Indoor Wireless LAN and LMCS Applications,¿ Proceedings, ANTEM¿96, Montreal, August 1996.

91.  D.S. McPherson, J.S. Wight, ¿PHEMT MMIC Switch for 30 GHz Communications Systems,¿ Proceedings, ANTEM¿96, Montreal, August 1996.

92.  M. Cooper, A. Petosa, A. Ittipiboon, J.S. Wight, ¿Investigation of Dielectric Resonator Antennas for L-Band Communications,¿ Proceedings, ANTEM¿96, Montreal, August 1996.

93.  L. Shafai, M. Stubbs, J.R. Long, J.S. Wight, ¿RF and Antenna Technologies for Broadband Indoor and Local Multipoint Communications Systems (LMCS),¿ Proceedings, CITR Annual Research Conference, Montebello, Quebec, August 1996.

94.  M. Cooper, A. Petosa, A. Ittipiboon, J.S. Wight, ¿Implementing Dielectric Resonator Antennas at L-Band for Communications Applications,¿ Proceedings, Wireless¿96 Conference, Calgary, July 1996.

95.  R. Edwards, J.S. Wight, ¿An Airborne System for Determining the Location of GPS Interference Sources,¿ Proceedings, International Symposium on Flight Inspection, Braunschweig , Germany, June 1996.

96.  W.P. MacPherson, D.A. Hill, J.S. Wight, ¿Chip Rate Hopping Reduces the Detectability of Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum Signals,¿ Proceedings, Queen¿s Biennial Conference on Communications, Kingston, June 1996.

97.  E.R. Guétré, M.G. Stubbs, J.S. Wight, ¿Design of a Ka-Band Upconverter Using a Heterojunction Bipolar Transistor,¿ Proceedings, Canadian Conference on Electrical Engineering, Calgary, May 1996.

98.  C. Fernando, S. Janz, R. Normandin, N.G. Tarr,  J.S. Wight, ¿Si/SiGe/Si Optical Modulation Using Si/SiGe/Si Waveguides,¿ Proceedings, Seventh Annual Canadian Conference on Semiconductor Technology, Ottawa, September 1995.

99.  Petosa, R.K. Mongia, A. Ittipiboon, J.S. Wight, ¿Investigation of Various Feed Structures for Linear Arrays of Dielectric Resonator Antennas¿, IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Los Angeles, California, June 1995.

100.                      C. Fernando, S. Janz, N.G. Tarr, R. Normandin,  J.P. Noel, J.S. Wight, ¿Si/Si0.85Ge0.15/Si P-I-N Waveguide Optical Intensity Modulator¿, SPIE, February 4, 1995.

101.                      J.S. Wight, ¿Versatile, High Dynamic Range Receiver Front End for Digital Radio Broadcast and M-SAT Reception¿, IEEE MTT-S Intl. Topical Symposium on Technologies for Wireless Applications¿, Proceedings, Vancouver, B.C., Feb. 1995.

102.                      R. Normandin, S. Janz, H. Dai, P. van der Meer, F. Chatenaud, A. Delage, E. Frlan, S. Letourneau, J.F. Currie, Y. Beaulieu, B. Garside, J.S. Wight, ¿Novel Applications of Counter and Co-propagating Waveguided Sum and Difference Nonlinear Generation¿, Invited Paper, Optical Society of America Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, October 1994.

103.                      T.A. Gulliver, E.B. Felstead, R.E. Ezers, J.S. Wight, ¿A Unified Approach to Time Diversity Combining for Fast Frequency Hopped NCMFSK-anti-jam Processing¿, Proceedings, MILCOM 94.  fort Monmouth, NJ, October 1994.

104.                      K. McKay, R. Telikepolli, P. Strickland, J.S. Wight, ¿A Compact High Gain Planar Microstrip Array for Mobile Satellite Communications¿, Proceedings, Antem 94, Ottawa, Ontario, Aug. 1994.

  1. Petosa, R. Mongia,  A. Ittipiboon, J.S. Wight, ¿Experimental Investigation on a Magnetically Tunable Ferrite Resonator Antenna¿, Proceedings, Antem 94, Ottawa, Ontario, Aug. 1994.

106.                      S. Sychaleun, T. Laneve, H. Do Ky, M. Stubbs, J.S. Wight, ¿GaAs/A1GaSAs HBT Modeling for Microwave Circuit Applications¿, Proceedings, Antem 94, Ottawa, Ont., Aug. 1994.

107.                      L. Quesnel, T. Speight, S. Mahmoud, P. Strickland,  S. Todd, J.S. Wight, ¿A Polarization Diversity Patch for Indoor Wireless Communications¿, Proceedings, Wireless 94, Calgary, Alberta, July 1994.

108.                      T.A. Gulliver, E.B. Felstead, R. Ezers, J.S. Wight, ¿A Unified Approach to Time-Diversity Combining for Fast Frequency-Hopped NCMFSK¿, Shape Technical Center, The Hague, Netherlands, Professional Paper #341, also presented at Intl. Symp. on Spread Spectrum Theory and Applications, Oulu, Finland, July 1994.

109.                      E.B. Felstead, G. Morin, S. Bafia, A. Gagnon, J.S. Wight, ¿Investigation of the Frequency Independent Strong Signal Suppressor for EHF Milsatcom¿, Proceedings, Queen¿s Biennial Symposium on Communications, Kingston, Ontario, June 1994.

110.                      E. Frlan, S. Janz, F. Chatenaud, R. Normandin, M. Stubbs, J.S. Wight, ¿CW Microwave Generation by Optical Down-Conversion in a Nonlinear A1xGa1-x as Waveguide¿, Proceedings, IEEE Symposium on Microwave Theory & Techniques, San Diego, California, May 1994.

111.                      D. Drolet, S. Meszarost, M.G. Stubbs, J.S. Wight, ¿A Hybrid High-Tc Superconductor K-Band Amplifier with Filter¿, European Microwave Conference, Barcelona, Spain, September 1993.

112.                      T.A. Gulliver, R. Ezers, E.B. Felstead, J.S. Wight, ¿The Performance Diversity Combining for Fast Frequency-Hopped NCMFSK in Rayleigh Fading¿, Milcom 92, San Diego, Oct. 1992.

113.                      R. Ezers, E.B. Felstead, T.A. Gulliver, J.S. Wight, ¿The Performance of Linear Diversity Combining for Frequency-Hopped NCFSK Systems¿, Milcom 92, San Diego, Oct. 1992.

114.                      L. Roy, M.G. Stubbs, J.S. Wight, ¿A 30ghz, HEMT, Active Antenna structure in MMIC Technology¿, European Microwave Conference, Helsinki, Finland, September 1992.

115.                      Petosa, P. Strickland, J.S. Wight, ¿Low Profile Slotted Microstrip Antenna for Cellular Mobile Radio¿, Antem 1992, Winnipeg, Aug. 1992.

116.                      Petosa, P. Strickland, J.S. Wight, ¿Microstrip Antenna Array for Mobile Satellite Communications¿, Antem 92, Winnipeg, Aug. 1992.

117.                      L. Roy, M.G. Stubbs, J.S. Wight, ¿Slot Antennas on GaAs for Integrated Array Applications¿, Antem 92, Winnipeg, Aug. 1992.

118.                      Petosa, P. Strickland, J.S. Wight, ¿Microstrip Antenna Array for Mobile Satellite Communications¿, IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Chicago, Illinois, July 1992.

119.                      R. Ezers, E.B. Felstead, T.A. Gulliver, J.S. Wight, ¿Error Analysis of FFH/NCFSK Receiver with Linear Combining¿, Proceedings of 16th Biennial Conference on Communications, Kingston, Ontario, June 1992.

120.                      J. Smuk, M.G. Stubbs, J.S. Wight, ¿Hybrid Semiconductive/High Temperature Superconductive Ku-Band Oscillator and Amplifier MIC¿s, IEEE International Symposium on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Albuquerque, NM, June 1992.

121.                      R. Ezers, E.B. Felstead, T.A. Gulliver, J.S. Wight, ¿A Method for the analysis of Diversity Combining for the Detection of FH Synchronization Probes¿, Milcom 91, Virginia Nov. 1991.

122.                      Gagnon, P.M. Gale, E.B. Felstead, J.S. Wight, ¿Frequency Independent Suppression of Interference Signals on Spread Spectrum Communications¿, MILCOM 91, Virginia, November 1991.

123.                      S.A. Faulkner, J.S. Wight, ¿Structure of Composite codes for Rapid Acquisition of DS/SS¿, Proceedings, Workshop on Spread Spectrum, Montebello, May 1991.

124.                      S.A. Faulkner, J.S. Wight, ¿Weight Distribution Deconvolution for Excision of DS-SS code Interference in a CDMA Environment¿, International Symposium on Information Theory and Applications, Waikiki, Hawaii, November 1990.

125.                      R. Ezers, J.S. Wight, E. Felstead, L. Mason, ¿Experimental Measurements on a Two-Tone Method of Fine-Time Uplink Synchronization for FH Satcom Signals¿, Proceedings MILCOM¿90, Monterey, California, October 1990.

126.                      S.A. Faulkner, J.S. Wight, ¿On the Weight Distributions of M-sequences in AWGN¿, Proceedings MILCOM¿90, Monterey, California, October 1990.

127.                      G. Haslam, P.E. Godbole, J.S. Wight, ¿A Combined Analogue and Digital Pulse Compression System Using Large Time Bandwidth Product Signals for Use in Synthetic Aperture Radar¿, Proceedings on Fourth Annual TRIO/CRL Radar Symposium, Hamilton, Ontario, October 1990.

128.                      L. Roy, M.G. Stubbs, J.S. Wight, ¿A High Gain MMIC Broadband Amplifier with Extremely Low Power Consumption¿, Proceedings of 20th European Microwave Conference, Budapest, Hungary, September 1990.

129.                      W. Seed, J.L. Pearce, J.S. Wight, ¿A Satellite Downlink Spread Spectrum Timing Beacon¿, Proceedings of Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ottawa, Ontario, September 1990.

130.                      E. Johnson, J.S. Wight, ¿Dual Polarized, X-Band Microstrip Antenna¿, Proceedings of ANTEM¿90 (Symposium on Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics), Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 1990.

131.                      L. Roy, M.G. Stubbs, J.S. Wight, ¿A GaAs Monolithic Amplifier with Extremely Low Power Consumption¿, Fifth Canadian Semiconductor Technology Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, August 1990.

132.                      P. Strickland, J.S. Wight, ¿A Least Mean Square Error Synthesis with Pattern Constraints at Multiple Frequencies¿, Proceedings of ANTEM¿90 (Symposium on Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics), Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 1990.

133.                      R. Ezers, E. Felstead, L. Mason, J.S. Wight, ¿Measurements on a Two-Tone Fine-Time Estimation for Uplink Synchronization¿, Proceedings of 15th Biennial Symposium on Communications, Kingston, Ontario, June 1990.

134.                      S. Faulkner, J.S. Wight, ¿The Effect of AWGN on the Weight Distributions of M-Sequences¿, Proceedings of 15th Biennial Symposium on Communications, Kingston, Ontario, June 1990.

135.                      J.S. Wight, D. Coll, R. Kind, ¿Aerospace Electronics and Systems¿, 7th Canadian Conference on Engineering Education, Toronto, Ontario, June 1990.

136.                      P. Strickland, J.S. Wight, ¿Concepts for Broadband Microstrip Radiating Elements¿, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Dallas, Texas, May 1990.

137.                      R. Ezers, E. Felstead, L. Mason, J.S. Wight, ¿Measurements on a Two-Tone Fine-Time Estimator for Uplink Synchronization¿, Proceedings of TTCP, STP-6 meeting, Royal Signals and Radar Establishment, UK, December 1989.

138.                      G. Giles, C. Fernando, E. Johnson, R. Norman, B. Roman, P. Strickland, J.S. Wight, ¿SAFFIRE, a medium Resolution Real-Time Synthetic Aperture Radar¿, Proceedings of the Third Annual TRIO/CRL Radar Symposium, Hamilton, Ontario. October 1989.

139.                      E. Frlan, S. Meszaros, M. Cuhai, J.S. Wight, ¿Computer Aided Design of Square Spiral Transformers and Inductors¿, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Long Beach, California, June 1989.

140.                      J.W. Smuk, M.G. Stubbs, J.S. Wight, ¿Vector Measurement of Microwave Devices at Cryogenic Temperatures¿, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Long Beach, CA, June 1989.

141.                      P. Constantinou, J. Wight, "FM-TV Interference into Digital Communication Satellite Systems", 6th International Conference on Digital Satellite Communications, Phoenix, Arizona, September 1983.

142.                      P. Constantinou, J. Wight, "Spectral Measurements of FM-TV Signals", International Electrical, Electronics Conference and Exposition, Toronto, Ontario, Sept. 1983.

143.                      M. El-Tanany, J. Wight, "The Optimization of a Quadrature Coherent Detector for Partial Response Continuous Phase Modulation with Modulation Index 1/2", presented at 1982 IEEE Global Telecommunications Conf., Miami, Fla., Nov.1982.

144.                      Thansandote, S.S. Stuchly, J.S. Wight, "Monitoring Small Variations of Biological Impedances", presented at Fourth Annual Meeting of the Biolectromagnetics Society, Los Angeles, CA, June 28-July 2, 1982 and at the 5th Electrical Engineering Conference, Chiengmai, Thailand, November 1-2, 1982.

145.                      S. Myrillas, J. Wight, "Direct Baseband to Microwave MSK Generation by Using an Injection Locked Oscillator", presented at the 1982 IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Dallas, Texas, June 1982.

146.                      Thansandote, S.S. Stuchly, J.S. Wight, "Microwave Interferometer for Measurement of Small Displacements", presented at the 1981 Electrical and Electronic Measurement and Test Instrument Conference, Ottawa, September 1981.

147.                      S. Kumar, W.J. Chudobiak, J.S. Wight, "Direct Generation of MSK Modulation of Microwave Frequencies", presented at the 1981 IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Los Angeles, California, June 1981.

148.                      M. El-Tanany, J.S. Wight, H. Hafez, "A Fast Carrier Recovery Circuit for CPFSK signals", presented at the 1981 National Aerospace and Electronics Conference, Dayton, Ohio, May 1981.

149.                      S. Kumar, W.J. Chudobiak, J.S. Wight, "The Injection Locked Oscillator as a Microwave Amplifier of MSK Modulated Signals - Part II", presented at the 1979 IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Orlando, Florida, May 1979.

150.                      S. Kumar, W.J. Chudobiak, J.S. Wight, "A High Stability Frequency Reference for Unattended Low-Data-Rate Ground Stations", presented at the Fourth International Conference on Digital Satellite Communications, Montreal, Quebec, October 1978.

151.                      S. Kumar, W.J. Chudobiak, J.S. Wight, "The Injection Locked Oscillator as a Microwave Amplifier of MSK Modulated Signals", presented at the 1978 IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Ottawa, Ontario, June 1978.

152.                      J.S. Wight, V. Makios, and W.J. Chudobiak, "A Multiple Frequency Phase Comparison Technique for the Determination of Remote Layer Thickness", presented at the 1978 Microwave Power Symposium, Ottawa, Ontario, June 1978.

153.                      W.J. Chudobiak, V. Makios, J. Wight, T. Greenlay, A. Ross, and H.M. Hafez, "Current Radar Sensor Activity in the Applied Instrumentation Laboratory, Carleton University", presented at the CASI Aerospace Electronics Symposium, Banff, Alberta, February 1976.

 

ARTICLES AND EDITORIALS

 

1.      J.S. Wight, ¿Tunable IF Aids Bluetooth Flexibility¿, Microwaves and RF, May 2009.

2.      S. Stout-Grandy, A. Petosa, I.V. Minin, O.V. Minin, J.S. Wight, ¿Recent Advances in Fresnel Zone Plate Antenna Technology¿, Microwave Journal, March 2008.

3.      S. Dell¿Aera, J.S. Wight, ¿FM Tuners: New Tech from Old¿, Chip Design, July 2008.

4.      C. Paillard, J.S. Wight, ¿Inside UWB Design: A Tutorial¿, CommsDesign, March 2006.

5.      J.S. Wight, ¿MIMO with Limited Dynamic Range Power Amplifiers: A New Decomposition Technique¿, CommsDesign, April 2005.

6.      J.S. Wight, ¿Decomposing Performance Problems in Point-to-point MIMO Designs¿, Wireless Net DesignLine, Jan 2005.

7.      J.S. Wight, ¿Digitally Optimizing WLAN Transceivers¿, Electronic Engineering Times, Sept 2004.

8.      J.S. Wight, ¿Combating Broadcast-Mode MIMO Problems in WLANs¿, CommsDesign, Sept 2004.

9.      J.S. Wight, ¿Choosing the Right Antenna Processing Scheme for WLANs¿, CommsDesign, Sept 2004.

10.  J.S. Wight, ¿Computational Microwave Circuits Arrive¿, Electronic Engineering Times, April 12, 2004.

11.  G. Rabjohn, J.S. Wight, ¿Improving Efficiency, Output Power with 802.11a Out-Phasing PAs¿, Communications Design, Jan 09, 2004.

12.  J.S. Wight ¿Switched-Mode GaAs Power Amps Shine in WLAN Design, CommsDesign, May 22, 2003.

13.  J.S. Wight, ¿Linearity / Power Considerations in 5 GHz WLANs¿, Microwaves and RF, March 2002, pp 65-73.

14.  J.S. Wight, ¿Bluetooth Wireless Technology-Complete Solution or RF-Only?¿, Wireless Design, Oct 18, 2000.

15.  J.S. Wight, ¿Issues in the Selection of IF Frequency for Bluetooth Solutions¿, Wireless Design, Sept 1, 2000

16.  J.S. Wight, ¿SiGe Advantages for Bluetooth Solutions¿ Wireless Design, Aug. 2000.

17.  J.S. Wight, ¿Low Power Methodologies for Bluetooth¿ Wireless Design, July 2000.

18.  J.S. Wight, ¿Impact of the Proposed Introduction of 3 MHz and 5 MHz Bandwidths to the Non-licensed 2.4 GHz Band¿, Wireless Design, June 23, 2000.

19.  J.S. Wight, ¿Autonomy and Robustness in Bluetooth Radio IC Design¿, SIGnal Newsletter, April 2000, pp 3-4.

20.  J.S. Wight, J. Robillard, ¿Adding Security to Portable Designs¿, Portable Design, March 2000, pp 16-20 J. Robillard, J.S. Wight, ¿Two-Way RF Technology Targets Low-Power Wireless Apps¿, Communications Systems Design, March 2000.

21.  J.S. Wight, T. Aliwell, ¿Selecting Radio and Baseband ICs for Personal Wireless Connectivity¿, Electronic Products, Oct 1999, pp 63-34.

 

 

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

 

1.      J.S. Wight, ¿Exploiting the Compartmentalization of Research in Wireless Communications¿, Research Works Comes to Life, Carleton University, Sept 2010.

2.      J.S. Wight, ¿Careers in Wireless Electronics¿, IEEE Ottawa Section, Jan 2008.

3.      J.W. Wight, ¿Overview of Force Protection in the Littorals¿, NATO Symposium, Sept 2006.

4.      J.S. Wight, ¿Academic / Industry Synergy: Existing in the Academic and Corporate Worlds¿, Ottawa Wireless Cluster, Jan 2006.

5.      A. Saed, J. Yee, J.S. Wight, ¿Optimized MIMO¿, IEEE 802.11 Task Group Meeting, Berlin Germany, September 2004.

6.      J.S. Wight, "Opportunities in the Physical Layer of Radio Systems", 7th Annual Ottawa

Venture Capital Fair, Ottawa, October 30, 2003.

7.      J.S. Wight, ¿Broadband Opportunities for the Semiconductor Entrepreneur¿, MIT Club of Northern California. Santa Clara, Sept 2002.

 

SUBJECT OF A MAGAZINE ARTICLE

 

¿Professors to the Stars¿, Canadian Business May 1, 2000