Scientific publications

UBT Patents and scientific pubblications

Tiberi G, Raspa R (2012). Patent n. WO 2014045181: “Apparatus for testing the integrity of mammary tissues / Apparato per il controllo d’integrità dei tessuti mammari”. The patent has been granted in Italy, China, EU and USA. The device MammoWave is based on such patent.

Tiberi G, Raspa R (2018). Patent n.102018000004591: “Device for microwave measurement of a dielectric discontinuity of a material /Dispositivo per la misurazione a microonde di una discontinuità dielettrica di un materiale”. The patent has been filed in April 2018. Such patent is related to a new portable and compact apparatus, which performs microwave imaging. The apparatus can be used both for medical and for industrial application.

Sani L, Paoli M, Raspa G, Ghavami N, Sacchetti F, Saracini A, Ercolani S, Vannini E, Duranti M, Initial Clinical Validation of a Novel Microwave Apparatus for Testing Breast Integrity, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques (IST)
DOI: 10.1109/IST.2016.7738237

Sani L, Paoli M, Raspa G, Vispa A, Ghavami N, Tiberi G, Saracini A, Ercolani S, Vannini E, Duranti M, Microwave Apparatus for Testing Breast Integrity based on Huygens Principle: Clinical Validation on 16 subjects, 2017 IET The Loughborough Antennas & Propagation
DOI: 10.1049/cp.2017.0302

Tiberi, L. Sani, N. Ghavami, M. Paoli, A. Vispa, G. Raspa, E. Vannini, A. Saracini, M. Duranti, Sensitivity Assessment of a Microwave Apparatus for Breast Cancer Detection, European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2018,
DOI: 10.1594/ecr2018/C-1390

Sani, N. Ghavami, A. Vispa, M. Paoli, G. Raspa, M. Ghavami, F. Sacchetti, E. Vannini, S. Ercolani, A. Saracini, M. Duranti, G. Tiberi, Novel microwave apparatus for breast lesions detection: Preliminary clinical results, Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, Volume 52, 2019, Pages 257-263,

Alessandro Vispa, Lorenzo Sani, Martina Paoli, Alessandra Bigotti, Giovanni Raspa, Navid Ghavami, Stefano Caschera, Mohammad Ghavami, Michele Duranti, Gianluigi Tiberi, UWB device for breast microwave imaging: phantom and clinical validations, Measurement, Volume 146, 2019, Pages 582-589,

Soumya Prakash Rana, Maitreyee Dey, Gianluigi Tiberi, Lorenzo Sani, Alessandro Vispa, Giovanni Raspa, Michele Duranti, Mohammad Ghavami & Sandra Dudley, Machine Learning Approaches for Automated Lesion Detection in Microwave Breast Imaging Clinical Data, Scientific reports,9(1), 2019, 10510. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-46974-3,

Selection of UBT co-founders scientific publications on microwave imaging

Tiberi et al, IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, vol.5, no. 12, pp. 1440-1446, 2011,
DOI: 10.1049/iet-map.2011.0033

Ghavami et al, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 60, no. 1, pp. 231-239, 2012,
DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2011.2167905

Tiberi et al, AEU – International Journal of Electronics and Communications, vol. 66, no. 11, pp. 913-919, 2012, DOI: 10.1016/j.aeue.2012.03.014

Ghavami et al, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol.61, no.8, pp.2753-2760, 2013, DOI: 10.1109/TMTT.2013.2271612

Ghavami et al, Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, vol. 58, 139-149, 2014,
DOI: 10.2528/PIERB13121002

Ghavami et al, IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, vol. 9, no.12, pp.1233-1240, 2015,
DOI: 10.1049/iet-map.2014.0621