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2009 IEEE Sarnoff Symposium
Mar. 30, 31 & Apr. 1, 2009, Nassau Inn in Princeton, NJ, USA

Sponsored by: IEEE

Co-sponsors: MTT     EDS     Princeton University    APS       


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NEW!!! Conference schedule now available online
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Posted on 03/08/2009

List of accepted papers now available online
See Technical sessions

Posted on 02/16/2009

Deadline for final manuscript: March 2nd, 2009
See Final Manuscript Instruction

Posted on 02/12/2009

Plenary Keynote Speaker
Dr. Rod Alferness, Chief Scientist for Alcatel-Lucent
Bell Laboratories
Date/Time: March 31, 2009 Posted on 01/31/2009

New Visa Rules in Effect
Get visa information and request letter of invitation. Posted on 01/30/2009



Since 1978 the IEEE Sarnoff Symposium has been bringing together a tremendous and rich diversity of telecom experts from industry, universities, and government. The popularity of the Sarnoff Symposium, again being held in the historic Nassau Inn located in the heart of downtown Princeton, continues to grow as the premier forum for researchers, engineers, and business executives in the North East drawing an attendance from all over the world. Besides the technical paper presentations, the Symposium will include tutorials, student paper poster presentations, executive panels, and exhibitions. The Symposium is soliciting state-of-the-art research papers and tutorial proposals in the following areas of interest:

- Communication Systems
    * Broadband Networks (LAN/WAN)
    * Network Security
    * VoIP & QoS (IPv6/Telephony)
- Military Communications
    * Disruption Tolerant Networks
    * Trust, Security, and Privacy
    * Power Management Issues
- Multimedia Applications & Networking

    * Multimedia Communications
- Optical Communications & Networking
    * WDM Systems
    * Broadband Access Communication
    * Fiber-Wireless (FiWi)
    * Radio over Fiber (RoF)
- Communications Theory
    * Network Information Theory
    * Signal Processing for Communications
    * Modulations and Coding Techniques
- RF and Microwave Techniques
    * Power Amplifiers
    * Microwave Devices
    * Antenna Systems
    * Transceiver Design
    * Satellite Communication Systems
- Wireless Communications
    * WLAN, WiMAX, 3G and 4G Systems
    * Multiple Antenna Systems (Uplink and
      Downlink MIMO/Beamforming)
    * Radio Resource Management and
     Interference Management
    * Femto Network Deployment
    * Self Configuring Networks
    * Self Optimizing Networks
    * Sensor, Mesh & Ad Hoc Networks
    * Performance Analysis of Wireless Systems
    * Ultra Wideband (UWB) Communications
    * User and Network Security in Next
     Generation Networks


Prospective authors are encouraged to submit a full paper for review. Only original papers that have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere will be considered. The submission process is carried through EDAS conference management system ( by December 9, 2009, in pdf format. The manuscripts must follow the IEEE two-column format with single-spaced, 10-point font in the text. The maximum paper length is of five (5) pages. A sixth page may be accepted after an additional fee. Submission of a regular paper implies that at least one of the authors will have a full registration to the Conference and present the paper upon the acceptance of the submission.

All accepted papers (after review by experts in the field) will be presented in oral sessions, will be included in the 2009 IEEE Sarnoff Symposium proceedings and will be published through IEEEXplore. Student Papers/Posters should be submitted to the Student Poster Chair, Dr. Wieslaw Marszalek []. Prospective tutorial presenters should contact the Tutorials Chair, Dr. Edwin Hou [].