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## Journal Publications

- M. Ranjbar, N. H. Tran,
**T. Karacolak**, S. Sastry, and Y. Zhang, “A Multi-User Cognitive Radio Full-Duplex Channel under Imperfect Spectrum Sensing: Achievable Rates and Energy Efficiency,”*Physical Communication*, (accepted). - A. Mertvyy, Md S. I. Sagar, N. Renk, P. Sekhar, and
**T. Karacolak**, “Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia Based Patch Antenna for Harsh Environment Applications,”*Journal of Progress In Electromagnetics Research C (PIER C),*vol. 131, pp. 89-101, 2023. - A. R. Hossain, Md S. I. Sagar, N. Tran, P. Sekhar, and
**T. Karacolak**, “Inkjet Printed Flexible High Isolation Patch Antenna for 5.8 GHz Full-duplex Applications,”*Journal of Progress In Electromagnetics Research C (PIER C),*vol. 127, pp. 127-143, 2022. - T. Nguyen, N. Tran, and
**T. Karacolak**, “Dual Polarized Patch Antenna Array with Improved Isolation and Gain for Full-Duplex Wireless Communications,”*Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing,*vol. 112, no. 3, pp. 475-484, September 2022. - S. G. Kirtania, B. A. Younes, A. R. Hossain,
**T. Karacolak**, and P. Sekhar, “CPW-Fed Flexible Ultra-Wideband Antenna for IoT Applications,”*Micromachines*, vol. 12, 453, pp. 1-13, 2021. - T. Nguyen and
**T. Karacolak**, “Differential-Fed Log-Periodic Dipole Array with High Isolation for Wideband Full-Duplex Communications,”*Journal of Progress In Electromagnetics Research C (PIER C),*vol. 108, pp. 79-87, 2021. - K. Lu, T. Nguyen, N. Tran, and
**T. Karacolak**, “Parasitic Spirals for Enhancing Bandwidth of a Simultaneous Transmit and Receive Patch Antenna,”*Microsystem Technologies*, vol. 27, no. 9, pp. 3333-3338, September 2021. - M. Ranjbar, H. L. Nguyen, N. H. Tran,
**T. Karacolak**, S. Sastry, and L. D. Nguyen, “Energy Efficiency of Full-Duplex Cognitive Radio in Low-Power Regimes under Imperfect Spectrum Sensing”,*Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET)*, vol. 26, no. 8, pp. 1750-1764, August 2021. - S. G. Kirtania, A. W. Elger, Md. R. Hasan, A. Wisniewska, K. Sekhar,
**T. Karacolak**, and P. Sekhar, “Flexible Antennas: A Review,”*Micromachines*, vol. 11, 847, pp. 1-43, September 2020. - M. Ranjbar, N. Tran, H. Nguyen-Le, and
**T. Karacolak**, “Energy Efficiency of Uplink and Downlink Non-Orthogonal Multiple-Access Channels Under Gaussian-Mixture Interference,”*IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking*, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 657-668, September 2020. - Md. R. Hasan, M. A. Riheen, P. Sekhar, and
**T. Karacolak**, “Compact CPW Fed Circular Patch Flexible Antenna for Super Wideband Applications,”*IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation,*vol. 14, no. 10, pp. 1069-1073, August 2020. - M. A. Riheen, T. T. Nguyen, T. K. Saha,
**T. Karacolak**, and P. Sekhar, “CPW Fed Wideband Bowtie Slot Antenna on PET Substrate,”*Journal of Progress In Electromagnetics Research C (PIER C)*, vol. 101, pp. 147-158, 2020. - Md. R. Hasan, C. Goodbody, T. Nguyen, and
**T. Karacolak**, “Double-Sided Bowtie Antenna Array for Ku/K Band Applications and Performance Study of Controlling Ground Plane,”*Microsystem Technologies,*vol. 26, no. 8, pp. 2703-2713, August 2020. - T. Nguyen and
**T. Karacolak**, “Planar Patch Antenna System with High Isolation for Full-Duplex Applications,”*Electronics Letters*, vol. 55, no. 25, pp. 1326-1329, Dec. 2019. - C. Goodbody, N. Tran, and
**T. Karacolak**, “Patch Antenna for Full Duplex Application with Improved Isolation Using Defected Ground Structure,”*Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters (PIER L)*, vol. 84, pp. 91-97, 2019. - T. K. Saha, C. Goodbody,
**T. Karacolak**, and P. Sekhar, “A compact monopole antenna for ultra-wideband applications,”*Microwave and Optical Technology Letters*, vol. 61, no. 1, pp. 182-186, Jan. 2019. - C. Goodbody,
**T. Karacolak**, and N. Tran, “Dual-polarised patch antenna for in-band full-duplex applications,”*Electronics Letters*, vol. 54, no. 22, pp. 1255-1256, Nov. 2018. - G. Makar, D. Kim, N. Tran, and
**T. Karacolak**, “Compact Antennas with Reduced Self Interference for Simultaneous Transmit and Receive,”*Journal of Progress In Electromagnetics Research C (PIER C)*, vol. 78, pp. 19-31, 2017. - F. Wignes, C. Glascoe, G. Makar,
**T. Karacolak**, and P. Sekhar “A Paper Based 2-Element Antenna for WLAN MIMO Applications Fabricated Using Inkjet Technology,”*Microwave and Optical Technology Letters*, vol.59, no. 11, pp. 2785-2790, Nov. 2017. - G. Makar, N. Tran, and
**T. Karacolak**, “A High Isolation Monopole Array with Ring Hybrid Feeding Structure for In-Band Full-Duplex Systems,”*IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters*, vol. 16, pp. 356-359, 2017. - D. Le, H. Vu, M. Ranjbar, N. Tran,
**T. Karacolak**, and T. Hoang, “’On the Capacity and Energy Efficiency of Non-Coherent Rayleigh Fading Channels with Additive Gaussian Mixture Noise,”*IET Communications*, vol. 10, no. 18, pp. 2507-2515, December 2016. - J. Ung and
**T. Karacolak**, “A Dual Band Meandered Dipole Antenna for Medical Telemetry Applications,”*Journal of Progress In Electromagnetics Research C (PIER C)*vol. 63, pp. 85-94, 2016. - A. V. Lim,
**T. Karacolak**, J. Jiang, C. Huang, and F. Zhao, “Electrostatically-Actuated 4H-SiC In-Plane and Out-of-Plane High Frequency MEMS Resonator,”*IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters*, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 28-30, January 2016. - J. Ung and
**T. Karacolak**, “A Compact Ultra-Miniature Coaxial Fed Antenna for WMTS Biotelemetry Application,”*Microwave and Optical Technology Letters*, vol. 57, no. 4, pp. 987-992, April 2015. **T. Karacolak**, R. V. K. G. Thirumalai, J. N. Merrett, Y. Koshka, and E. Topsakal, “Silicon Carbide Antennas for High-Temperature and High-Power Applications,”*IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters*, vol. 12, pp. 409-412, 2013.- J. Ung and
**T. Karacolak**, “A CPW-Fed Slot Antenna for S- and C-Band Applications,”*Microwave and Optical Technology Letters*, vol. 55, no. 8, pp. 1714-1717, August 2013. - P. K. Sekhar, K. Subramaniyam,
**T. Karacolak**, M. Asili, and S. Seran, “Investigating Electromagnetic Properties of Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia (YSZ) for Wireless Gas Sensor Applications,”*ECS Transactions*, vol. 53, no. 18, pp. 13-19, 2013. **T. Karacolak**, E. C. Moreland, and E. Topsakal, “Cole-Cole Model for Glucose-Dependent Dielectric Properties of Blood Plasma for Continuous Glucose Monitoring,”*Microwave and Optical Technology Letters*, vol. 55, no. 5, pp. 1160-1164, May 2013.- J. Ung and
**T. Karacolak**, “A Wideband Implantable Antenna for Continuous Health Monitoring in the MedRadio and ISM Bands,”*IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters*, vol. 11, pp. 1642-1645, 2012. **T. Karacolak**, R. Cooper, E. S. Unlu, and E. Topsakal, “Dielectric Properties of Porcine Skin Tissue and In Vivo Testing of Implantable Antennas Using Pigs as Model Animals,”*IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters*, vol. 11, pp. 1686-1689, 2012.**T. Karacolak**, R. Cooper, J. Butler, S. Fisher, and E. Topsakal, “In Vivo Verification of Implantable Antennas Using Rats as Model Animals,”*IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters*, vol. 9, pp. 334-337, 2010.**T. Karacolak**, R. Cooper, and E. Topsakal, “Electrical Properties of Rat Skin and Design of Implantable Antennas for Medical Wireless Telemetry,”*IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation*, vol. 57, no. 9, pp. 2806-2812, September 2009.**T. Karacolak**, A. Z. Hood, and E. Topsakal, “Design of a Dual Band Implantable Antenna and Development of Skin Mimicking Gels for Continuous Glucose Monitoring,”*IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques*, vol. 56, no. 4, pp. 1001-1008, April 2008.- T. Yilmaz,
**T. Karacolak,**and E. Topsakal, “Characterization and Testing of a Skin-Mimicking Material for Implantable Antennas Operating at ISM Band (2.4 GHz-2.48 GHz),”*IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters*, vol. 7, pp. 418-420, 2008. - A. Z. Hood,
**T. Karacolak**, and E. Topsakal, “A Small Double-Sided Dual Exponentially Tapered Slot Antenna for UWB Applications,”*IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters*, vol. 7, pp. 656-660, 2008. **T. Karacolak**and E. Topsakal, “Mixed Order Tangential Vector Finite Elements (TVFEs) for Tetrahedra and Applications to Multi-Functional Automotive Antenna Design,”*ACES Journal*, vol. 22, no. 1, 2007.**T. Karacolak**and E. Topsakal, “A Double-Sided Rounded Bow-Tie Antenna for UWB Communications,”*IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters*, vol. 5, pp: 446-449, 2006.