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The deadline for the submission of peer-reviewed papers to the Third International Workshop on Metamaterials-by-Design has been extended to September…

Ing. Ahmed won the "Student Competition Award" at QNDE-2017

The ELEDIA Research Center is pleased to announce that Ing. S. Ahmed won among all the applicants disciplines into "Student Competition…

IWMbD2017 Registration is Open!

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IEEE-JMMCT Special Section on MbD

The ELEDIA Research Center is pleased to announce an upcoming Special Section of the IEEE Journal on Multiscale and Multiphysics…

R. J. Mailloux has joined ELEDIA

The ELEDIA Research Center is pleased to announce that Dr. R. J. Mailloux is member of the ELEDIA Teaching Staff.…


  1. Vrba, D., Vrba, J., Rodrigues, D. B. and Stauffer, P., “Numerical Investigation of Novel Microwave Applicators Based on Zero-Order Mode Resonance for Hyperthermia Treatment of Cancer,“ Journal of the Franklin Institute – in press 11/2016.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jfranklin.2016.10.044
  2. Vrba, D., Rodrigues, D. B., Vrba, J., and Stauffer, P. R., "Metamaterial antenna arrays for improved uniformity of microwave hyperthermia treatments," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 156, pp. 1-12, 2016. 
    DOI: 10.2528/PIER16012702
  3. Vrba, J. and Vrba, D., “A Microwave Metamaterial Inspired Sensor for Non-Invasive Blood Glucose Monitoring,” Radioengineering, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 877-884, Dec. 2015. 
    DOI: 10.13164/re.2015.0877
  4. Rodrigues, D. B., Stauffer, P. R., Vrba, D. and Hurwitz, M. D., “Focused ultrasound for treatment of bone tumours,” International Journal of Hyperthermia, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 260-271, May 2015.
  5. Vrba, J., Karch J., and Vrba D., "Phantoms for Development of Microwave Sensors for Noninvasive Blood Glucose Monitoring,” International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 877-884, Dec. 2015.
    DOI: 10.1155/2015/570870
  6. Vrba, D. and Vrba, J., “Novel Applicators for Local Microwave Hyperthermia Based on Zeroth-Order Mode Resonator Metamaterial,” International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, vol. 2014, pp. 1-7, 2014.
    DOI: 10.1155/2014/631398
  7. Vrba, J. and Vrba, D., “Temperature and Frequency Dependent Empirical Models of Dielectric Properties of Sunflower and Olive Oil,” Radioengineering, vol. 22., no. 4, pp. 1281-1287, Dec. 2013.
  8. Pokorny, J., Foletti, A., Kobilkova, J., Jandova, A., Vrba, J., Vrba, J., Nedbalova, M., Cocek, A., Danani, A. Tuszynski, J. A., “Biophysical Insights into Cancer Transformation and Treatment,” Sci. World J., vol. 2013, pp. 1-11, Jun. 2013.
    DOI: 10.1155/2013/195028
  9. Weiss, R., Weiss, M., Beasley, K., Vrba, J. and Bernardy, J., “Operator Independent Focused High Frequency ISM Band for Fat Reduction: Porcine Model,” Lasers Surg. Med., vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 235–239, Apr. 2013.
    DOI: 10.1002/lsm.22134
  10. Polívka M. and Vrba, D., “Input Resistance of Electrically Short Not-too-Closely Spaced Multi-Element Monopoles with Uniform Current Distribution,“ IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 1592-1595, Dec. 2012.
    DOI: 10.1109/LAWP.2012.2235058
  11. Vrba, J., Jansen, R. H., Diewald, A. and Baum, G., “Investigation of electromagnetic field radiation and substrate mode excitation caused by microstrip via structures,” Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, vol. 26, no. 13, pp. 1779–1787, Aug. 2012.
    DOI: 10.1080/09205071.2012.712765
  12. Rosenbaum, U., Huisman, J. A., Vrba, J., Vereecken, H. and Bogena, H. R., “Correction of temperature and electrical conductivity effects on dielectric permittivity measurements with ECH2O sensors,” Vadose Zone Journal, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 582-593, May 2011.
    DOI: 10.2136/vzj2010.0083
  13. Polivka, M. and Vrba, D., “Shielded Micro-Coplanar CRLH TL Zeroth-Order Resonator Antenna: Critical Performance Evaluation,” Radioengineering, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 368-372, Dec. 2009.
  14. Vrba, D. and Polivka, M., “Radiation Efficiency Improvement of Zeroth-Order Resonator Antenna,” Radioengineering, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 1-8, Apr. 2009.