PROJECT & PUBLICATIONS

Dr. MEENAKSHI RAWAT

Assistant Professor

IIT Roorkee

SPONSORED PROJECTS

 

Sponsored Projects from External Funding Agency (Granted/Ongoing/Completed):

 

  1. “Hybrid (RF/ Digital) pre-distortion linearizer design for 13.75-14.5 GHz high power travelling wave tube amplifier”, Sponsoring Agency: Extramural Research and Intellectual Property Rights, Government of India, Amount: 59.75299 Lac, Duration: 3 years, Status: Ongoing, PI: Meenakshi Rawat, Co-PI: Prof. M.V. Kartikeyan.

 

  1. "Software defined techniques for hardware limitations in spectrum and power efficient 4G/5G communication ", Sponsoring Agency: Science and Engineering Research Board, Delhi, India), Government of India, Amount: 40.5 Lacs, Duration: 3 years, Status: Ongoing, PI: Meenakshi Rawat, Co-PI: Prof. M.V. Kartikeyan.

 

  1. "Physical Layer development for Reconfigurable SDR" Sponsoring Agency: Vedang Radio Pvt. Ltd, Amount: 5 Lacs, Duration: 2 years, Status: Ongoing, PI: Meenakshi Rawat, Co-PI: Dr. Karun Rawat.

 

  1. "Radio Frequency Front End Signal Processing Algorithms" Sponsoring Agency: Lekha Wireless Pvt. Ltd, Amount: 1.5 Lacs, Duration: 1 years, Status: Ongoing, PI: Meenakshi Rawat.

 

  1. "Scheme for financial assistance for setting up of Electronics and ICT academy" Sponsoring Agency: Department of Electronics and information technology, Amount: 1000 Lacs, Duration: 5 years, Status: Ongoing, PI: Sanjeev Manhas, Co-PI: Meenakshi Rawat, Anand Bulusu, Sudip Roy .

 

Sponsored Projects from External Funding Agency (in Pipeline)

 

  1. "Digital Predistortion for 5G Massive MIMO System” Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (International funding): 69000 Dollars (44.18 Lacs approx.), Duration: 2 years. Status: Approved (MOU to be signed). PI: Meenakshi Rawat, Co-PI: Dr. Karun Rawat.

 

  1. Infrastructural grant, Sponsoring Agency: DeitY, Government of India, under Visvesvaraya PhD Scheme for Electronics and IT, Amount: 5 Lac, Duration: 1.5 years, Status: Approved. PI: Meenakshi Rawat.

 

Project Grant Within Institute as PI:

 

  1. "System characterization and Digital pre-compensation techniques for dual-band transmitters", Faculty Initiation grant, IIT Roorkee, Amount: Rs. 10.0 Lac, Duration: 3 year, Status: (Feb. 2015-Jan 2017, completed). PI: Meenakshi Rawat.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

Journal/Transaction Published/Accepted:

 

 

  1. K. Gumber and M. Rawat, "A Modified Hybrid RF Predistorter Linearizer for Ultra Wideband 5G Systems," in IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems, vol. PP, no. 99, pp. 1-1. doi: 10.1109/JETCAS.2017.2754422

 

  1. G. C. Tripathi, Meenakshi Rawat, Sudhir Kamath, and M. V. Kartikeyan, "Linearization of traveling-wave tube amplifiers using digitally supported signal injection technique." Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, Taylor and Francis, Sept (2017) DOI: 10.1080/09205071.2017.1374884.

 

  1. Praveen Jaraut, and Meenakshi Rawat, “Application of principal component analysis based effective digital predistortion technique for low‐cost FPGA implementation,” Int. J. of RF and Microw. Comput.‐Aided Eng., 2017, DOI: 10.1002/mmce.21095.

 

  1. Girish Chandra Tripathi, Meenakshi Rawat, “Delay compensation for 4G/5G Transmitter System Characterization” Microw, and Opt. Technol. Lett., vol. 59, no. 8, pp. 1887-1890, 2017.

 

  1. Rupender Singh, Meenakshi Rawat, "Closed-form Distribution and Analysis of a Combined Nakagami-lognormal Shadowing and Unshadowing Fading Channel", accepted for publication Journal of Telecommunications and Information Technology, vol. 4, Dec 2016.

 

  1. M. Rawat, P. Roblin, C. Quindroit, K. Salam, C. Xie, "Concurrent Dual-band Modeling and Digital Predistortion in the Presence of Unfilterable Harmonic Signal Interference", IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 63 no. 2, pp. 95-104, Feb. 2015.
  1. M. Aziz, M. Rawat, F.M. Ghannouchi, “Low Complexity Distributed Model for the Compensation of Direct Conversion Transmitter’s Imperfections” IEEE Transactions on broadcasting, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 568-574, Sep 2014.(click here)

 

  1. L. Azpilicueta, M. Rawat, K. Rawat, F. Ghannouchi, and F. Falcone, “A Ray Launching-Neural Network Approach for Radio Wave Propagation Analysis in Complex Indoor Environments", IEEE Transactions on Antenna and Propagation, vol. 62, no.5, pp. 2777 - 2786, May 2014.

 

  1. M. Rawat, F. Ghannouchi, S. Bhattacharjee and H. Leung, “Generalized Rational Functions for Reduced Complexity Behavioral Modeling and Digital Predistortion of Broadband Wireless Transmitters”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement., vol. 63, no. 2, pp. 485 - 498, February 2014.

 

  1. M. F. Younes, A. Kwan, M. Rawat and F. M. Ghannouchi, “Linearization of Concurrent Tri-Band Transmitters using 3-D Phase Aligned Pruned Volterra Model", IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 61, no.12, pp. 4569-4578, December 2013.

 

  1. M. Rawat, K. Rawat, R. Darraji, F. E. Alfaro, S. A. Bassam, M. Helaoui, F. M. Ghannouchi, M. Fattouche and F. Falcone, “Cooperative network solution and implementation for emergency applications with enhanced position estimation capability”, Wireless Networks, early access article available online, Nov. 2013, DOI 10.1007/s11276-013-0663-0.

 

  1. F. M. Ghannouchi, M. Younes and M. Rawat, "Distortion and Impairments Mitigation and Compensation of Single and Multi-band Wireless Transmitters", IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, vol. 7, no. 7, pp. 518 - 534, July 2013.

 

  1. M. Aziz, M. Rawat and F. M. Ghannouchi, “Rational Function based model for the joint mitigation of I/Q imbalance and PA Nonlinearity,” in IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 196-198, April 2013. (click here)

 

  1. M. Rawat and F. Ghannouchi, “Three-Layered Biased Memory Polynomial for Modeling and Predistortion of Transmitters with Memory,” in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, Regular Papers, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 768-777, March 2013. (click here)

 

  1. M. Rawat, K. Rawat, M. Younes and F. Ghannouchi, “Joint Mitigation of Non-Linearity and modulator imperfections in a dual-band Concurrent Transmitter Using Neural Networks," in Electronics Letters , vol. 49, no. 4, pp. 253-255, February 2013. (click here)

 

  1. K. Rawat, M. Rawat, M.S. Hashmi, F.M. Ghannouchi, “Dual Band branch-line hybrid with distinct power division ratio at two bands” in Wiley International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering,” vol. 23, no.1, pp. 90-98, Jan. 2013. (click here)

 

  1. M. Rawat and F. M. Ghannouchi, "A Mutual Distortion and Impairment Compensator for Wideband Direct Conversion Transmitters using Neural Networks," in IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 168–177, June. 2012. (click here)

 

  1. C. Jebali, N. Boulejfen, M. Rawat, A. Gharsallah and F. M. Ghannouchi, "Modeling of Wideband RF Power Amplifiers Using Zernike Polynomials," Wiley International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 289-296, May 2012.

 

  1. M. Rawat and F. Ghannouchi, “Distributive spatiotemporal Neural Network for Nonlinear Dynamic Transmitter Modeling and Adaptive Digital Predistortion”, in IEEE Trans. on Instrum. Meas., vol. 61, no. 3, pp. 595 - 608, Mar. 2012. (click here)

 

  1. M. Rawat, K. Rawat, and F. M. Ghannouchi, “Recent Advances on Signal Processing Solutions for Distortion Mitigation Due to Power Amplifier and Non-Ideality of Transmitter System,” Recent Patents on Signal Processing, vol. 1: no. 2, pp. 135-142, December 2011.

 

  1. K. Rawat, F.M. Ghannouchi, M.Rawat, M.S. Hashmi, “Analysis of Frequency Selective Impedance Loading of Transmission Lines for Dual Band Couplers,” in Wiley International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, vol. 21, no. 3, May 2011, pages: 325-335.(click here)

 

  1. K. Rawat, M. Rawat, F.M. Ghannouchi, “Compensating I-Q Imperfections in Hybrid RF/Digital Predistortion with Adapted Look up Table Implemented in FPGA,” in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, vol. 57, no. 5, May 2010, pages: 389-393.(click here)

 

  1. M. Rawat, K. Rawat and F.M. Ghannouchi, “Adaptive Digital Predistortion of Wireless Power Amplifiers/Transmitters Using Dynamic Real-Valued Focused Time-Delay Line Neural Networks,” in IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 95-104, Jan. 2010. (click here).

 

Conference Article Published/Accepted

 

  • P. Jaruat, and M. Rawat, “3D Generalized coefficient supported model for Concurrent Dual-Band Digital Predistortion of Envelope Tracking Power Amplifier” in IEEE MTTS Int. Microw. & RF Conf., (IMaRC), Ahmedabad, India, Dec. 2017, accepted.

 

  • G. C. Tripathi, M. Rawat, “A Low-Cost Test Bench for the Characterization of Microwave Devices Using Modulated Envelope Signal” accepted in IEEE MTTS Int. Microw. & RF Conf., (IMaRC), Ahmedabad, 11-13 Dec. 2017.​

 

  • Praveen Jaraut, Girish Chandra Tripathi, Meenakshi Rawat, and Patrick Roblin, "Independent Component Analysis for multi-carrier transmission for 4G/5G Power Amplifiers" accepted for publication in 89th ARFTG. Microw. Meas. Conf., Hawaii, USA, Jun. 2017.

 

  • Praveen Jaraut, and Meenakshi Rawat, "Complexity and Numerical Stability investigation in Concurrent Dual-Band Modeling of Ultra-Wideband Power Amplifiers for Harmonically related Signals" accepted for publication in IEEE International Asia Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC-2016), Delhi, India, Dec. 2016.

 

  • Karan Gumber, and Meenakshi Rawat, "Digital Predistorter Design using Linear Splines and it’s Fixed Point Implementation" accepted for publication in IEEE International Asia Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC-2016), Delhi, India, Dec. 2016.

 

  • Karan Gumber, Praveen Jaraut, Meenakshi Rawat and Karun Rawat, "Digitally Assisted Analog Predistortion Technique for Power Amplifier" accepted for publication in 88th ARFTG. Microw. Meas. Conf., Texas, USA, Dec. 2016.

 

  • Rupender Singh, Meenakshi Rawat, "Statistical Model of Channel Capacity for MRC Combiner in Log Normal Fading Channels", accepted for publication IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS 2016), IIT, Roorkee, Dec 3-4, 2016.

 

  • Leyre Azpilicueta, Meenakshi Rawat, Karun Rawat, Francisco Falcone, "A new propagation prediction approach based on Ray Launching and Neural Network techniques for complex environments", IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation/USNC-URSI National Radio Science, At Fajardo, Puerto Rico, June 2016.

 

  • Hai Yu, Varun Ratnasamy, Patrick Roblin, Meenakshi Rawat, Chenggang Xie, "Automatic feed-forward cancellation of modulated harmonic", Microwave Measurement Conference, 86th ARFTG, Dec 03-04, 2015. (click here)

 

  • R. Singh, M. Rawat, P. Jaraut “Novel implementation topology for Three Level Delta Sigma Modulation Based Transmitter,” IEEE Applied Electromagnetics Conference (AEMC-2015), Dec. 18-22, Guwahati.

 

  • Girish Chandra Tripathi, P. Jaraut, M. Rawat “Digital Predistortion of Power Amplifiers with Diversity Technique in 4G MIMO Transceivers” in Proc.IEEE MTTS Int. Microw. & RF Conf., (IMaRC),pp. 53-55, Hyderabad 10-12 Dec. 2015.

 

  • R. Singh, Girish Chandra Tripathii, M. Rawat, “Performance Analysis of Multilevel Delta Sigma Modulators for 3G/4G Communication,” IEEE UP Section Conference on Electrical Computer and Electronics (UPCON),Allahabad Dec. 4-6, 2015.

 

  • Girish Chandra Tripathi, P. Jaraut, M. Rawat, “Low cost implementation of Software Defined Radio for improved transmit quality of 4G signals” IEEE 1st Int. Conf. on Commun. Control and Intelligent syst., (CCIS-2015), GLA University, Mathura, 7-8th Nov.2015.

 

  • M. Rawat, P. Roblin, C. Quindroit, N. Naraharisetti, K. Salam, C. Xie, “Characterization and modeling scheme for harmonics at power amplifier output” 83nd Automatic RF Techniques Group (ARFTG) conference 2014, June 6, 2014.

 

  • N. Naraharisetti, P. Roblin, C. Quindroit, M. Rawat, S. Gheitanchi, “2D Quasi Exact Inverse of PA model in Digital Predistorter for Concurrent Dual-Band System” IEEE Wireless and Microwave Technology Conference (WAMICON2014), June 6, 2014.

 

  • C. Quindroit, M. Rawat, N. Naraharisetti, P. Roblin, S. Gheitanchi and D. Challiot, “Digitally Modified Filter-less Receiver for 2D Digital Predistortion Of Concurrent Dual-Band Power Amplifiers” IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS), June 2-5, 2014.

 

  • M. Rawat, N. Naraharisetti, C. Quindroit, P. Roblin, R. Pond, K. Salam, C. Xie, “Concurrent Dual-band Transmitter Behavioral Modeling with Physically Motivated 2-D Rational Functions,” proceedings of 82nd Automatic RF Techniques Group (ARFTG) conference, Columbus, Ohio, USA, November 18-22, 2013.

 

  • N. Naraharisetti, P. Roblin, C. Quindroit, M. Rawat, S. Gheitanchi, “Quasi-exact inverse PA model for digital predistorter linearization”proceedings of 82nd Automatic RF Techniques Group (ARFTG) conference, Columbus, Ohio, USA, November 18-22, 2013.

 

  • M. F. Younes, A. Kwan, M. Rawat and F. M. Ghannouchi, "Three-Dimensional Digital Predistorter for Concurrent Tri-band Power Amplifier Linearization," in 2013 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS'2013), Seattle, WA, USA, June 2-7, 2013.

 

  • M. Rawat and F. M. Ghannouchi, “Adaptive linearization of transmitter in the presence of I/Q imbalance using distributed spatio-temporal neural network,” in IEEE International Conference on Wireless Information Technology and Systems, Hawai, Nov. 2012. (click here)

 

  • M. Rawat, Karun Rawat, F. Esparza, R. Darraji, V. Torres, Francisco Falcone, Fadhel Ghannouchi, “Directional beam forming for smart antenna with Ray-launching and neural networks”, in IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and 2011 USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Spokane, Washington, USA, July 3-8, 2011.

 

  • K. Rawat, M. Rawat, M.S. Hashmi, F. Falcone, F. M. Ghannouchi “ Dual-Band Phase Offset line with Required Transmission Phases at two Operational frequencies” in IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) 2012, Montreal, Canada. (click here)

 

  • Shubrajit Bhattacharjee, Karun Rawat, Meenakshi Rawat, D. Wang, M. Helaoui, H. Leung, F. Ghannouchi, “Joint Evaluation and Mitigation of RF Impairments and Nonlinear Distortion in WiMAX Transceiver under Nakagami-m Fading Channel”, in proceedings of 24th IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Niagara Falls, Ontario, May 2011, Pages: 1-4. (click here)

 

  • V. Torres, F. Esparza, M. Rawat, K. Rawat, R. Darraji, F. M. Ghannouchi, Francisco Falcone, “Analysis of performance modeling of Wireless Systems in complex Indoor Scenarios”, in the 2011 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and 2011 USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Spokane, Washington, USA, July 3-8, 2011.

 

  • F. E. Alfaro, M. Rawat, R. Darraji, K. Rawat, V. Torres, F. Falcone and F. M. Ghannouchi, "RF Environment Behavior Modeling Based on 3-D Ray-Tracing and Neural Networks to Mitigate Multipath in Indoor Position Estimation," in Wireless Innovation Conference, Washington DC, USA, Dec 2010.

 

  • S. Tiwari, R. Darraji, S.A.Bassam, A. Kwan, K. Rawat, M. Rawat, M. Fattouche, F.M. Ghannouchi, “Practical result of wireless indoor position estimation by using hybrid TDOA/RSS algorithm” in proceedings of 23rd IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Calgary, April 2009, Pages: 1-5. (click here)