Michel Arts

Function Researcher
Phone +31 (0)521 595 228
Email arts at astron.nl
   

Expertise

 

 

- Antenna design 
- Antenna measurements
- Electromagnetics
- Phased array antennas
- Array system modeling

 Publications

- M. J. Arts and A. B. Smolders. Study of stacked microstrip phased arrays. Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 6(8):466-471, 1993.

 

- A. B. Smolders and M. J. Arts. Wide-band antenna element with integrated balun. IEEE International Symposium Antennas and Propagation Society, volume 3, pages 1394-1397. IEEE, 1998.

 

- A. B. Smolders, M. J. Arts, M. E. J. Jeuken and M. C. van Beurden. Design of a wide-band phased-array antenna for the next generation radio telescopes. 28th European Microwave Conference, volume 1, pages 161-166. IEEE, 1998.

 

- M. J. Arts and A. B. Smolders. Design and construction of an array of vertically oriented bow-tie antennas for a new generation of radio telescopes. 29th European Microwave Conference, volume 3, pages 259-262. IEEE, 1999.

 

- M. J. Arts and A. B. Smolders. A vertically oriented bow-tie array as a demonstrator for the square kilometre array. Perspectives on Radio Astronomy: Technologies for Large Antenna Arrays, volume 1, page 99-102, 2000. ASTRON, 1999

 

- C. Craeye, M. J. Arts and J. D. Bregman. Truncation effects in tapered-slot antenna arrays for radio astronomy applications. URSI 2002.

 

- C. Craeye and M. J. Arts. Modulated oscillations appearing in the scan impedance of a finite phased array. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 51(9):2504-2506, 2003.

 

- C. Craeye and M. Arts. On the receiving cross section of an antenna in infinite linear and planar arrays. Radio Science, 39(2), 2004.

 

- R. Maaskant, E. E. M. Woestenburg and M. J. Arts. A generalized method of modeling the sensitivity of array antennas at system level. 34th European Microwave Conference, 2004., volume 3, pages 1541-1544. IEEE, 2004.

 

- W. A. van Cappellen, J. D. Bregman and M. J. Arts. Effective sensitivity of a non-uniform phased array of short dipoles. Experimental Astronomy, 17(1-3):101-109, 2004.

 

- R. Maaskant, A. G. Tijhuis, R. Mittra, M. V. Ivashina, W. A. van Cappellen and M. J. Arts. Hybridization of efficient modeling techniques for fast analysis of large-scale antenna structures in the context of the square kilometre array project. 38th European Microwave Conference, EuMC 2008., pages 837-840. IEEE, 2008.

 

- M. Arts, R. Maaskant, E. de Lera Acedo and J. G. bij de Vaate. Broadband differentially fed tapered slot antenna array for radio astronomy applications. 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, 2009. EuCAP 2009., pages 566-570. IEEE, 2009.

 

- R. Maaskant, D. J Bekers, M. J Arts, W. A. van Cappellen and M. V. Ivashina. Evaluation of the radiation efficiency and the noise temperature of low-loss antennas. Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, IEEE, 8:1166-1170, 2009.

 

- M. Arts, M. Ivashina, O. Iupikov, L. Bakker and R. van den Brink. Design of a low-loss low-noise tapered slot phased array feed for reflector antennas. 4th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), 2010, pages 1-5. IEEE, 2010.

 

- M. J. Arts, E. van der Wal and A. J. Boonstra. Antenna concepts for a space-based low-frequency radio telescope. ESA Antenna Workshop on Antennas for Space Applications, Noordwijk, pages 5-8, 2010.

 

- M. Bentum, A. J. Boonstra, C. J. M. Verhoeven, A. J. van der Veen, E. K. A. Gill, N. Saks, H. Falcke, M. Klein-Wolt, R. T. Rajan, S. J. Wijnholds, et al. Using a satellite swarm for building a space-based radio telescope for low frequencies. 38th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, volume 38, page 2378, 2010.

 

- M. J. Bentum, A. J. Boonstra, C. J. M. Verhoeven, A. J. van der Veen, E. K. A. Gill, N. Saks, H. Falcke, M. Klein-Wolt, R. T. Rajan, S. J. Wijnholds, et al. OLFAR: orbiting low frequency array; using a satellite swarm for building a space-based radio telescope for low frequencies. 2010.

 

- A.-J. Boonstra, N. Saks, H. Falcke, M. Klein-Wolt, M. Bentum, R. T. Rajan, S. J Wijnholds, M. Arts, K. van ‘t Klooster and F. Belien. A low-frequency distributed aperture array for radio astronomy in space. 38th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, volume 38, page 2364, 2010.

 

- R. Maaskant and M. Arts. Reconsidering the voltage-gap source model used in moment methods. Antennas and Propagation Magazine, IEEE, 52(2):120-125, 2010.

 

- M. J. Arts, R. Maaskant and G. W. Kant. Analysis of the EMBRACE aperture array antenna by the characteristic basis function method. 13th International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA'11, Torino, 12-16 September 2011, pages 959-962, 2011.

 

- P. Benthem, G. W. Kant, S. J. Wijnholds, M. J. Arts, R. Maaskant, M. Ruiter and E. van der Wal. Aperture array development for future large radio telescopes. 5th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP), pages 2601-2605. IEEE, 2011.

 

- M. V. Ivashina, R. Bakker, J. G. bij de Vaate, O. A. Iupikov, M. Arts, J. Dekker and A. van Ardenne. An axi-symmetric segmented composite SKA dish design: Performance and production analysis. 2011 Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC), pages 1182-1185. IEEE, 2011.

 

- A. Zamanifekri, A. B. Smolders, C. Zhang, M. Arts and W. A van Cappellen. Improved axial ratio quality for radio telescope applications with a phased array feed. 6th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP) pages 1077-1080. IEEE, 2012.

 

- M. J. Arts and B. Fiorelli. Polarization studies of vivaldi aperture arrays for the square kilometre array. 2013 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), pages 356-359. IEEE, 2013.

 

- B. Fiorelli, E. de Lera Acedo, M. Arts, G. Virone, et al. Polarization performances and antenna misalignment errors for aperture arrays: SKA-low AAVS0.5 case. 2013 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), pages 972-975. IEEE, 2013.

 

- B. Fiorelli, M. Arts, G. Virone, E. de Lera Acedo and W. A van Cappellen. Polarization analysis and evaluation for radio astronomy aperture array antennas. In 7th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), pages 461-465. IEEE, 2013.

 

- K. A. Quillien, S. Engelen, E. K. A. Gill, D. M. P. Smith, M. J. Arts and A.-J. Boonsta. Astronomical antenna for a space based low frequency radio telescope. 27th Conference on Small Satellites, pages 1-4, 2013.

 

- D. M. P. Smith, M. J Arts, A.-J. Boonstra and S. J Wijnholds. Characterisation of astronomical antenna for space based low frequency radio telescope. 2013 IEEE Aerospace Conference, pages 1-9. IEEE, 2013.

 

- M. P. van Haarlem, M. W. Wise, A. W. Gunst, G. Heald, J. P. McKean, J. W. T. Hessels, A. G. de Bruyn, R. Nijboer, J. Swinbank, R. Fallows, et al. LOFAR: the low-frequency array. arXiv preprint arXiv:1305.3550, 2013.

 

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