University of Southern California WiDeS - Wireless Devices and Systems Group The USC Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering USC

Aki Karttunen


Aki Karttunen received the Masters of Science (Tech.), the Licentiate of Science (Tech.), and the Doctor of Science (Tech.) degrees in electrical engineering from Aalto University (former Helsinki University of Technology), Espoo, Finland, in 2006, 2009, and 2013, respectively. He worked at Aalto University 2002-2015 with the Department of Radio Science and Engineering. Currently he is a postdoctoral visitor in the Wireless Devices and Systems Group at University of Southern California (USC). His research interests include millimeter-wave antennas and millimeter-wave channel measurements, prediction, and modeling.



Journal papers:

1.    K. Haneda, J. Järveläinen, A. Karttunen, M. Kyrö, and J. Putkonen, ”A statistical spatio-temporal radio channel model for large indoor environments at 60 and 70 GHz,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 63, no.6, pp. 2694-2704, June 2015.

2.    A. Karttunen, J. Ala-Laurinaho, M. Vaaja, T. Koskinen, J. Häkli, A. Lönnqvist, J. Mallat, A. Tamminen, V. Viikari, and A. V. Räisänen, “Antenna tests with a hologram-based CATR at 650 GHz,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 711-720, Mar. 2009.

3.    A. Karttunen, J. Säily, A. E. I. Lamminen, J. Ala-Laurinaho, R. Sauleau, and A. V. Räisänen, “Using optimized eccentricity Rexolite lens for electrical beam steering with integrated aperture coupled patch array,” Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, vol. 44, pp. 345-365, 2012.

4.    A. Karttunen, J. Ala-Laurinaho, R. Sauleau, and A. V. Räisänen, “Reduction of internal reflections in integrated lens antennas for beam-steering,” Progress In Electromagnetics Research, vol. 134, pp. 63-78, 2013.


Conference papers:

1.    A. Karttunen, J. Järveläinen, A. Khatun, and K. Haneda, “Radio propagation measurements and WINNER II parameterization for a shopping mall at 61–65 GHz,” accepted to VTC2015-Spring

2.    S. L. H. Nguyen, K. Haneda, J. Järveläinen, A. Karttunen, and J. Putkonen. “On the mutual orthogonality of millimeter-wave massive MIMO channels” accepted to VTC2015-Spring

3.    A. Karttunen, K. Haneda, J. Järveläinen, and J. Putkonen, “Polarisation characteristics of propagation paths in indoor 70 GHz channels,” accepted to Eucap 2015.

4.    V. Semkin, U. Virk, A. Karttunen, K. Haneda, A. V. Räisänen, “E-band propagation channel measurements in an urban street canyon,” accepted to Eucap 2015.

5.    K. Haneda, J. Järveläinen, A. Karttunen, M. Kyrö, and J. Putkonen, “Indoor short-range radio propagation measurements at 60 and 70 GHz,” in Proc. 8th Eur. Conf. Antennas Propag., The Hague, The Netherlands, April 6-11, 2014, pp. 717-712.

6.    J. Medbo, K. Börner, K. Haneda, V. Hovinen, T. Imai, J. Järveläinen, T. Jämsä, A. Karttunen, K. Kusume, J. Kyröläinen, P. Kyösti, J. Meinilä, V. Nurmela, L. Raschkowski, A. Roivainen, and J. Ylitalo, “Channel modelling for the fifth generation mobile communications,” in Proc. 8th Eur. Conf. Antennas Propag., The Hague, The Netherlands, April 6-11, 2014, pp. 199-203.

7.    J. Järveläinen, M. Kurkela, A. Karttunen, K. Haneda, J. Putkonen, “70 GHz radio wave propagation prediction in a large office,” in 2014 Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference (LAPC), Loughborough, UK, November 10-11, 2014, pp. 420-424.

8.    A. Karttunen, J. Häkli, and A. V. Räisänen, “Design of a 650 GHz dual reflector feed system for a hologram-based CATR,” Proceedings of the European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2006), Nice, France, Nov. 6-10, 2006, CD-ROM SP-626, p. 359216.

9.    A. Karttunen, M. Vaaja, and A. V. Räisänen, “Antenna measurement at 650 GHz with a planar near-field scanner,” Proceedings of the 29th Annual Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) Meeting & Symposium, St. Louis, MO, USA, Nov. 4-9, 2007, pp. 330-336.

10.    A. Karttunen, J. Ala-Laurinaho, R. Sauleau, and A. V. Räisänen, “A study of extended hemispherical lenses for a high-gain beam-steering antenna,” in Proc. 4th Eur. Conf. Antennas Propag., Barcelona, Spain, Apr. 12-16, 2010, p. A25-1/1842008.

11.    A. Karttunen, J. Ala-Laurinaho, R. Sauleau, and A. V. Räisänen, “Optimal eccentricity of a low permittivity integrated lens for a high-gain beam-steering antenna,” in Proc. 5th Eur. Conf. Antennas Propag., Rome, Italy, Apr. 11-15, 2011, pp. 3522-3526.

12.    A. Karttunen, J. Ala-Laurinaho, R. Sauleau, and A. V. Räisänen, “Reduction of internal reflections in low permittivity integrated lens antennas,” in Millimetre Wave Days Proceedings, Espoo, Finland, May 23-25, 2011.

13.    A. Karttunen, J. Ala-Laurinaho, R. Sauleau, and A. V. Räisänen, “2D beam-steering with non-symmetrical beam using non-symmetrical integrated lens antenna,” in Proc. 6th Eur. Conf. Antennas Propag., Prague, Czech Republic, Mar. 25-30, 2012, pp. 2976-2980.

14.    A. Karttunen, J. Ala-Laurinaho, R. Sauleau, and A. Räisänen, “Extended hemispherical integrated lens antenna with feeds on a spherical surface,” in Proc. 7th Eur. Conf. Antennas Propag., Gothenburg, Sweden, April 8-12, 2013, pp. 2463-2467.

15.     A. Karttunen, J. Ala-Laurinaho, and A. V. Räisänen, “Developments of integrated lens antenna for beam steering,” XXXIII Finnish URSI Convention on Radio Science and SMARAD Seminar, Espoo, Finland, April 24-25, 2013, pp. 35-38.

16.    A. Karttunen, K. Piiroinen, J. Ala-Laurinaho, and A. V. Räisänen, “Millimetre-wave dielectric slab and parallel plate waveguide dielectric lens antennas for beam steering,” in Proc. 8th Eur. Conf. Antennas Propag., The Hague, The Netherlands, April 6-11, 2014, pp. 470-473.