Raines Engineering, Electromagnetic Analysis & Design, Jeremy K. Raines

Curricula Vitae of Jeremy K. Raines, Ph.D., P.E.

General Qualifications

Ph.D., Electromagnetics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

M.S., Applied Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

B.S., Electrical Science & Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, MA

Registered Professional Engineer, State of Maryland, P.E. No. 9594

Professional Societies: IEEE (Senior Member), Association of Federal Communication Consulting Engineers (President, 1983-84), American Physical Society.

Technical Honor Societies: Tau Beta Pi (general engineering), Eta Kappa Nu (electrical engineering, MIT Chapter President, 1968-69), sigma Xi (scientific research), Mu Alpha Theta (mathematics)

Experience as a Design Engineer and Mathematical Physicist

Created numerous scientific programs and computational techniques relating to antennas, antenna arrays, radio wave propagation, electromagnetic scattering, waveguides, transmission lines, and radio-frequency circuits.

Mathematically simulated monostatic and bistatic radar cross sections for various military aircraft and missiles, including three-dimensional displays of scattering patterns.

Mathematically modeled trailing wire antennas for submarines at frequencies for VLF through UHF, including effects of air/sea water interface.

Awarded Certificate of Recognition by NASA for original research concerning dielectric horn antennas.

Designed or specified, positioned, and mathematically modeled L-band and UHF antennas for JTIDS avionics pods on F-4, A-10, and F-16 aircraft.

Mathematically modeled VHF telemetry antennas on International Ultraviolet Explorer satellite for NASA.

Designed preliminary antenna suite (VLF through SHF bands) for DDG-47 (AEGIS) gas turbine powered destroyer.

Mathematically modeled VLF trailing wire antenna and VHF scimitar antennas for USAF Projects Blue Eagle and Coronet Solo.

Mathematically modeled buried and overhead cable antennas relating to Highway Advisory Radio for U.S. Dept. of Transportation.

Mathematically modeled AN/TPB-1A scanning radar Cassegrain antenna.

Mathematically modeled ELF helicopter antennas for Project Sanguine.

Over 30 years experience in the design and analysis of broadcast antenna arrays for commercial radio and television, including the folded unipole antenna.

Invented wave filters and duplexers based on the use of bifilar wound helices.

Designed Kalman filters for U.S. Navy radar applications.

Experience as a Communications Generalist

Analyzed architecture of Naval and joint tactical communication systems to determine compatibility between electromagnetic/acoustic/optical networks with respect to channel capacity, error rate, modulation, multiplexing, and covertness requirements. Concerned with communication links between multiple platforms, including air, sea, subsurface, and satellites, at frequencies from low acoustic through optical. Prepared Program Plans, point papers, and presentations by program and project managers.

Analyzed NATO joint (between U.S. forces and between forces of different Allies) communication networks to determine capability for data transmission between tactical computers in Central Europe. Concerned with data rate, error rate, channel capacity, and vulnerability. Also concerned with compatibility between modulation, multiplexing, addressing, switching, coding, and encryption techniques.

Simulated UWB (ultra-wide band) waveforms and their propagation in various complex environments. Determined interference limits due to operation of multiple UWB transmitters.

Experience Concerning Electromagnetic Interference and Bioelectromagnetic Effects

Computer modeling and expert testimony concerning proposed communication tower complex on Eldorado Mountain, Jefferson County, Colorado, with special attention to bioelectromagnetic effects and interference to consumer electronic devices.

Simulated and/or measured fields inside office buildings and possible techniques for attenuating same.

Contracted by NASA to document known biological effects of electromagnetic fields on humans.

For various law firms, researched and prepared expert testimony relating to electromagnetic radiation hazards due to communication antennas and power lines.

Appeared as expert witness to Vernon, New Jersey (concerning clustering of birth defects in vicinity of satellite antenna farm), and Samuel Yannon (concerning death after prolonged microwave near field exposure) cases.

Guest speaker at Rockefeller University Medical Research Center, New York. Guest on Canadian Broadcast Company radio program "Daybreak".

Experience as an Educator

Developed and lectured Courses 884 (Modern Antenna Analysis and Design) and 330 (Computerized Antenna Analysis) at George Washington University, Washington, DC. Courses were offered for about 13 years.

Instructor on the faculty of electrical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. Taught courses in electromagnetic theory, solid state physics and circuit design, and medical electronic instrumentation.



Folded Unipole Antennas: Theory and Applications, a 400-page book published by McGraw-Hill. (March 2007)


Simple Formula Relating dBm and dBu, IEEE Broadcast Technology Society Newsletter, Vol. 18, No. 2 (Summer 2010, pp 27-29) (view on this website or in online newsletter).

Forks in the Road of Antenna Analysis and Design, Microwave Journal, Vol. 52, No. 1 (January, 2009), electronic edition, (view on this website or in online journal).

Simple Formulas for Folded Antennas, Microwave Journal, Vol. 52, No. 1 (January, 2009), electronic edition, (view on this website or in online journal).

Simple Formulas for Loaded Antennas, Microwave Journal, Vol. 52, No. 1 (January, 2009), electronic edition, (view on this website or in online journal).

Virtual Outer Conductor for Linear Antennas, Microwave Journal, Vol. 52, No. 1 (January, 2009), pp. 76-86.

Powerful New Formulas for Input Impedance of Antennas and Arrays, Microwave Journal, Vol. 51, No. 1 (January, 2008), pp. 134-138.

Cumulative Electromagnetic Radiation from Multiple UWB Transmitters, IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, Vol. 17, No. 3 (March, 2002), pp. 11-16.

Folded Unipoles vs. Series Fed, Radio World, Vol. 20, No. 19 (September 18, 1996) pp. 20-21.

In Defense of FORTRAN, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Newsletter. (August, 1988)

Improve Antenna Design Using 19th-Century Math, Microwaves and RF, Vol. 25, No. 5(May, 1986), pp. 167-70.

Meet RFR Rules at Optimal Power, Radio World, Vol. 9, No. 23 (December 1, 1985).

Electromagnetic Field Interactions with the Human Body: Observed Effects and Theories, NASA Document No. N81-25668 (1981).

Mathematical Analysis of Electromagnetic Radiators for Highway Advisory Radio, Volume II: Cable Antennas, Federal Highway Adminsitration Report No. FHWA/RD-80-179 (1981).

Mathematical Analysis of Electromagnetic Radiators for Highway Advisory Radio, Volume I; Vertical Monopoles, Federal Highway Administration Report No. FHWA/RD-80-178 (1981), co-authored with Thomas E. Baldwin et al.

Concept Demonstration of a New Method of Railroad Data Transmission, Federal Railroad Administration Report No. FRA/ORD-80/89 (1980) co-authored with Jack R. Meyer et al.

Propagating Waves on a High Dielectric Waveguide of Square Cross Section, MIT Quarterly Progress Report No. 111 (1973).

Propagating Waves on a High Dielectric Slab, MIT Quarterly Progress Report No. 108 (1973).

A Method for Presunrise Power Reduction, Broadcast Engineering (November, 1967), co-authored with John H. Mullaney, P.E.