Cullen School of Engineering

Location

Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
N308 Engineering Building 1
Houston, Texas 77004-4005
Phone: 713-743-4400
Fax: 713-743-4444
Department: ece [at] egr [dot] uh [dot] edu
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Faculty

Dr. David R. Jackson

Professor

N 308 Engineering Building 1

Houston, Texas 77204-4005

Tel: 713-743-4426 | Fax: 713-743-4444

Email: djackson [at] uh [dot] edu

Education

  • BSEE Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • MSEE Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • PhD Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Awards and Honors

Research

Research Interests

  • Applied Electromagnetics. Research interests at present include microstrip antennas and circuits, leaky-wave antennas, leakage and radiation effects in microwave integrated circuits, periodic structures, and electromagnetic compatibility and interference.


Presentations

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

  • A selected list of Publications
     
    • J. Liu, D. R. Jackson, and Y. Long, “Substrate Integrated Waveguide (SIW) Leaky-Wave Antenna with Transverse Slots,” IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, vol. 60, p. 20-29, Jan. 2012.
    • A. P. Huynh, D. R. Jackson, S. A. Long, and D. R. Wilton, “A Study of the Impedance and Pattern Bandwidths of Probe-Fed Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antennas Dielectric Resonator Antennas,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 10, Dec. 2011.
    • P. Burghignoli, G. Lovat, F. Capolino, D. R. Jackson, and D. R. Wilton, “Highly Polarized, Directive Radiation from a Fabry-Pérot Cavity Leaky-Wave Antenna Based on a Metal Strip Grating,” IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, vol. 58, pp. 3873-3883, Dec. 2010.
    • E. M. O’Connor, D. R. Jackson, and S. A. Long, “Extension of the Hansen-Woodyard Condition for Endfire Leaky-Wave Antennas,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 9, pp. 1202-1204, Nov. 2010.
    • G. Valerio, D. R. Jackson, and A. Galli, “Formulas for the Number of Surface Waves on Layered Structures,” IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 58, pp. 1786-1795, July 2010.
    • S. Paulotto, P. Baccarelli, F. Frezza, and D. R. Jackson, “A Novel Technique for Open-Stopband Suppression in 1-D Periodic Printed Leaky-Wave Antennas,” IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, vol. 57, pp. 1894-1906, July 2009.
    • D. R. Jackson, J. Chen, R. Qiang, F. Capolino, and A. A. Oliner, “The Role of Leaky Plasmon Waves in the Directive Beaming of Light Through a Subwavelength Aperture,” Optics Express, vol. 16, Issue 26, pp. 21271-21281, Dec. 22, 2008.
    • S. Paulotto, P. Baccarelli, F. Frezza, and D. R. Jackson, “Full-Wave Modal Dispersion Analysis and Broadside Optimization for a Class of Microstrip CRLH Leaky-Wave Antennas,” IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 56, pp. 2826-2837, Dec. 2008.
    • L. I. Basilio, J. T. Williams, R. L. Chen, and D.R. Jackson, "Characteristics of an Inverted Shorted Annular-Ring-Reduced Surface-Wave Antenna," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 7, 123-126, 2008.
    • F. T. Celepcikay, D. R. Wilton, and Filippo Capolino and D.R. Jackson, "Choosing Splitting Parameters and Summation Limits in the Numerical Evaluation of 1-D and 2-D Periodic Green's Functions Using the Ewald Method," Radio Science, vol. 43, RS6S01, doi:10.1029/2007RS003820, 2008.
    • P. Burghignoli, G. Lovat, and D. R. Jackson, "Analysis and Optimization of Leaky-Wave Radiation at Broadside From a Class of 1-D Periodic Structures," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 54, pp. 2593-2604, Sept. 2006.
    • G. Lovat, P. Burghignoli, and D. R. Jackson, "Fundamental Properties and Optimization of Broadside Radiation from Uniform Leaky-Wave Antennas," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 54, pp. 1442-1452, May 2006.
    • C. Di Nallo, S. Paulotto, and D. R. Jackson, "A Full-Wave Numerical Approach for Modal Analysis of 1D Periodic Microstrip Structures," P. Baccarelli, IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 54, pp. 1350-1362, April 2006.
    • G. Lovat, P. Burghignoli, F. Capolino, and D. R. Jackson, "Highly-Directive Planar Leaky-Wave Antennas: A Comparison Between Metamaterial-Based and Conventional Designs," Proceedings of the European Microwave Association, vol. 2, pp. 12-21, March 2006.
    • G. Lovat, P. Burghignoli, F. Capolino, D. R. Jackson, and D. R. Wilton, "Analysis of Directive Radiation from a Line Source in a Metamaterial Slab with Low Permittivity," IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, vol. 54, pp. 1017-1030, March 2006.
    • D. R. Jackson, A. A. Oliner, T. Zhao, and J. T. Williams, "The Beaming of Light at Broadside Through a Subwavelength Hole: Leaky-Wave Model and Open Stopband Effect," Radio Science, vol. 40, pp. 1-12. 2005.
    • L. I. Basilio, J. T. Williams, D. R. Jackson, and M. A. Khayat, "A Comparative Study of a New GPS Reduced-Surface-Wave Antenna," Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 4, pp. 233-236, 2005.
    • T. Zhao, D. R. Jackson, and J. T. Williams, "General formulas for 2D Leaky Wave Antennas," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 53, pp. 3525-3533, Nov. 2005.
    • C. Lertsirimit, D. R. Jackson, and D. R. Wilton, "An Efficient Hybrid Method for Calculating the EMC Coupling to a Device on a Printed Circuit Board inside a Cavity by a Wire Penetrating an Aperture," Electromagnetics, vol. 25, nos. 7-8, pp. 637-654, Oct.-Dec. 2005.
    • C. Lertsirimit, D. R. Jackson, and D. R. Wilton, "Time-Domain Coupling to a Device on Printed Circuit Board Inside a Cavity," Radio Science, vol. 40, pp. 1-12, Oct. 2005.
    • T. Zhao, D. R. Jackson, J. T. Williams, H. Y. Yang, and A. A. Oliner, "2-D Periodic Leaky-Wave Antennas -- Part I: Metal Patch Design," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 53, pp. 3505-3514, Nov. 2005.
    • F. Capolino, D. R. Jackson, and D. R. Wilton, "Fundamental Properties of the Field at the Interface Between Air and a Periodic Artificial Material Excited by a Line Source," IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation (special issue on Artificial Magnetic Conductors, Soft/Hard Surfaces, and Other Complex Surfaces), vol. 53, pp. 91-99, Jan. 2005.
    • W. L. Langston and D. R. Jackson, "Impedance, Axial-Ratio, and Receive-Power Bandwidths of Microstrip Antennas," IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, vol. 52, pp. 2769-2773, Oct. 2004.
    • J. Bernal, F. Mesa, and D. R. Jackson, "Crosstalk Between Two Microstrip Lines Excited by a Gap Voltage Source," IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 52, pp. 1770-1780, Aug. 2004.
    • W. L. Langston, J. T. Williams, D. R. Jackson, and F. Mesa, "Fundamental Properties of Radiation from a Leaky Mode Excited on a Planar Transmission Line," IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 51, pp. 2366-2377, Dec. 2003.
    • F. Mesa, D. R. Jackson, and M. Freire, "High Frequency Leaky-Mode Excitation on a Microstrip Line," IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 49, pp. 2206-2215, Dec. 2001.
    • W. L. Langston, J. T. Williams, D. R. Jackson, and F. Mesa, "Spurious Radiation from a Practical Source on a Leaky Covered Microstrip Line," IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 49, pp. 2216-2226, Dec. 2001.
    • H. Y. D. Yang, R. Kim, and D. R. Jackson, "Design Considerations for Modeless Integrated Circuit Substrates Using Planar Periodic Patches," IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 48, pp. 2233-2239, Dec. 2000.
    • M. A. Khayat, J. T. Williams, D. R. Jackson, and S. A. Long, "Mutual Coupling Between Reduced Surface-Wave Microstrip Antennas," IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, vol. 48, pp. 1581-1593, Oct. 2000.
    • M. Freire, F. Mesa, C. Di Nallo, D. R. Jackson, and A. A. Oliner, "Spurious Transmission Effects due to the Excitation of the Bound Mode and the Continuous Spectrum on Stripline with an Air Gap," IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 47, pp. 2493-2502, Dec. 1999.
    • F. J. Villegas, D. R. Jackson, J. T. Williams, and A. A. Oliner, "Leakage Fields from Planar Semi-Infinite Transmission Lines," IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 47, pp. 443-454, April 1999.
    • C. Di Nallo, F. Mesa, and D. R. Jackson, "Excitation of Leaky Modes on Multilayer Stripline Structures," IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 46, pp. 1062-1071, Aug. 1998.
    • H. Ostner, J. Detlefsen, D. R. Jackson, and E. Schmidhammer, "Radiation from Dielectric Leaky-Wave Antennas with Circular and Rectangular Apertures," Electromagnetics, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 505-535, Sept.-Oct. 1997.
    • D. Nghiem, J. T. Williams, D. R. Jackson, and A. A. Oliner, "Existence of a Leaky Dominant Mode on Microstrip Line with an Isotropic Substrate: Theory and Measurements," IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 44, pp. 1710-1715, Oct. 1996.
    • D. Nghiem, J. T. Williams, D. R. Jackson, and A. A. Oliner, "The Effect of Substrate Anisotropy on the Dominant-Mode Leakage from Stripline with an Air Gap," IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 43, pp. 2831-2838, Dec. 1995.
    • D. Nghiem, J. T. Williams, D. R. Jackson, and A. A. Oliner, "Leakage of Dominant Mode on Stripline with a Small Air Gap," IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 43, pp. 2549-2556, Nov. 1995.
    • H. Ostner, J. Detlefsen, and D. R. Jackson, "Radiation from One-Dimensional Dielectric Leaky-Wave Antennas," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 43, pp. 331-339, April 1995.
    • D. Nghiem, J. T. Williams, D. R. Jackson, and A. A. Oliner, "Proper and Improper Dominant Leaky Mode Solutions for a Stripline with an Air Gap," Radio Science, vol. 28, pp. 1163-1180, Nov.-Dec. 1993.
    • D. R. Jackson, J. T. Williams, A. K. Bhattacharyya, R. Smith, S. J. Buchheit, and S. A. Long, "Microstrip Patch Designs that do not Excite Surface Waves," IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, vol. 41, pp. 1026-1037, Aug. 1993.
    • D. R. Jackson, A. A. Oliner, and A. Ip, "Leaky-Wave Propagation and Radiation for a Narrow-Beam Multiple-Layer Dielectric Structure," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 41, pp. 344-348, March 1993.
    • M. Guglielmi and D. R. Jackson, "Broadside Radiation from Periodic Leaky-Wave Antennas," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 41, pp. 31-37, Jan. 1993.
    • P. K. Potharazu and D. R. Jackson, "Analysis and Design of a Leaky-Wave EMC Dipole Array," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 40, pp. 950-958, Aug. 1992.
    • A. Ip, D. R. Jackson, and A. A. Oliner, "An Improved Calculation Procedure for the Radiation Pattern of a Cylindrical Leaky-Wave Antenna of Finite Size," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 40, pp. 19-24, Jan. 1992.
    • A. Ip and D. R. Jackson, "Radiation from Cylindrical Leaky Waves," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 38, pp. 482-488, April 1990.
    • D. R. Jackson and A. A. Oliner, "A Leaky-Wave Analysis of the High-Gain Printed Antenna Configuration," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 36, pp. 905-910, July 1988.
    • D. R. Jackson and N. G. Alexopoulos, "Gain Enhancement Methods for Printed Circuit Antennas," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 33, pp. 976-987, Sept. 1985.
    • N. G. Alexopoulos and D. R. Jackson, "Fundamental Superstrate (Cover) Effects on Printed Circuit Antennas," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 32, pp. 807-816, Aug. 1984.

     


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