Ahmed Kord

PhD Candidate, the University of Texas at Austin

Patents

  1. A. Kord, D. L. Sounas, and A. Alù, “Magnet‐less Non‐Reciprocal Devices Using Modulated Filters,” patent application filed. IP is licensed to the startup company Silicon Audio/RF Circulator LLC, Austin, TX, USA.
  2. M. Rinaldi, C. Cassella, A. Alù, D. L. Sounas, and A. Kord, “Microelectromechanical Resonant Circulator (MIRC),” patent application filed.

Journals

  1. A. Kord, D. L. Sounas, and A. Alù, “Active Cloaking Using Parity-Time-Symmetric Satellites,” Phys. Rev. Applied, under review.
  2. D. L. Sounas, N. A. Estep, A. Kord, and A. Alù, "Angular-Momentum Biased Circulators and Their Power Consumption," IEEE Antennas Wireless Propag. Lett., under review.
  3. A. Kord, D. L. Sounas, Z. Xiao, and A. Alù, “Broadband Cyclic-Symmetric Magnet-less Circulators and Theoretical Bounds on their Bandwidth,” IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Techn., accepted and to appear soon.
  4. A. Kord, D. L. Sounas, and A. Alù, “Achieving Full-Duplex Communication: Magnetless Parametric Circulators for Full‐Duplex Communication Systems,” IEEE Microw. Mag., vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 84-90, 2018.
  5. A. Kord, D. L. Sounas, and A. Alù, “Pseudo‐Linear Time‐Invariant Magnetless Circulators Based on Differential Spatio‐Temporal Modulation of Resonant Junctions,” IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Techn., vol. 66, no. 6, pp. 2731‐2745, 2018.
  6. A. Kord, D. L. Sounas, and A. Alù, “Magnetless Circulators Based on Spatio‐Temporal Modulation of Bandstop Filters in a Delta Topology,” IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Techn., vol. 66, no. 2, pp. 911‐926, 2018.

Conferences

  1. G. Michetti, C. Cassella, F. Pop, A. Kord, D. Sounas, A. Alù, and M. Rinaldi, “A Quasi-LTI Frequency-Selective SAW Circulator,” Proc. IEEE Int. Ultrasonics Symp. (IUS), Kobe, Japan, 2018. (nominated for Best Student Paper Award in the Physical Acoustic section)
  2. A. Kord, D. L. Sounas, and A. Alù, “Broadband Non-Reciprocity in Spatio-Temporally Modulated Metamaterials,” SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science, Portland, OR, July 2018. (invited talk)
  3. A. Kord, D. L. Sounas, and A. Alù, “Low-Loss Broadband Magnetless Circulators for Full-Duplex Radios,” Proc. IEEE MTT-S Int. Mircow. Symp. (IMS), Philadelphia, PA, June 2018.
  4. Y. Yu, F. Pop, G. Michetti, P. Kulik, M. Pirro, A. Kord, D. Sounas, A. Alù, and M. Rinaldi, “2.5 GHz Highly-Linear Magnetic-Free Microelectromechanical Resonant Circulator,” Proc. IEEE Int. Freq. Cont. Symp. (IFCS 2018), Olympic Valley, CA, May 2018.
  5. A. Alù, D. L. Sounas, and A. Kord, “Breaking Lorentz Reciprocity with Spatio-Temporal Modulation,” 32nd European Frequency and Time Forum, Torino, Italy, April 2018. (invited talk)
  6. Y. Yu, G. Michetti, A. Kord, D. Sounas, F. Pop, P. Kulik, M. Pirro, Z. Qian, A. Alù, and M. Rinaldi, “Magnetic-Free Radio Frequency Circulator based on Spatiotemporal Commutation of MEMS Resonators,” Proc. of the 31st IEEE Int. Conf. on Micro Electro-Mech. Sys. (MEMS 2018), Belfast, UK, Jan. 2018. (nominated for Best Student Paper Award)
  7. D. L. Sounas, A. Kord, and A. Alù, “Magnetless Nonreciprocal Devices Based on Angular Momentum Biasing,” National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, Jan. 2018. (invited talk)
  8. A. Kord, D. L. Sounas, and A. Alù, “Recent Advances on Angular‐Momentum Magnet‐Free Circulators,” Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. on Ant. and Prop. (APS/URSI), San Diego, CA, July 2017.
  9. A. Kord, D. L. Sounas, and A. Alù, “Differential Magnet‐less Circulator Using Modulated Bandstop Filters,” Proc. IEEE MTT-S Int. Mircow. Symp. (IMS), Honolulu, HI, June 2017.
  10. A. Kord, D. L. Sounas, and A. Alù, “Electromagnetic Devices for Next-Generation Wireless Communication Systems,” Proc. IEEE Texas Symp. on Wireless Microw. Circ. and Sys., Baylor, TX, March 2017.
  11. A. Kord, D. L. Sounas, and A. Alù, “Ultrathin Active Cloak with Balanced Loss and Gain,” Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. on Ant. and Prop. (APS/URSI), Fajardo, PR, July 2016.