Journal Papers

Journal Publications

  1. T. Werner, J. Dinkić, D. Olćan, A. Djordjević, M. Prvulović and A. Zajić, “An efficient method for localization of magnetic field sources that produce high-frequency side-channel emanations,” to appear in IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, doi: 10.1109/TEMC.2021.3063657. (PDF)
  2. Seun Sangodoyin, Elvan M. Ugurlu, Moumita Dey, Milos Prvulovic, and Alenka Zajic, “Leveraging on-chip transistor switching for communication and sensing in neural implants and gastrointestinal devices,” to appear in IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, doi: 10.1109/TBME.2021.3094543.  (PDF)
  3. Erik Jorgensen, Frank Werner, Milos Prvulovic, and Alenka Zajic, “Security deep learning classification of motherboard components by leveraging EM side-channel signals,” in Journal of Hardware and Systems, 114–126 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s41635-021-00116-2. (PDF)
  4. Elvan Mert Ugurlu, Baki Berkay Yilmaz, Alenka Zajic, and MilosPrvulovic, “PITEM: Permutations-based instruction tracking via electromagnetic side-channel signal analysis,” to appear in IEEE Transactions on Computers, 2020, doi: 10.1109/TC.2021.3076354.  (PDF)
  5. S. Sangodoyin, F. Werner, B. Yilmaz, C.-L. Cheng, E. Ugurlu, N. Sehatbakhsh, M. Prvulovic, and A. Zajic, “Side-channel propagation measurements and modeling for hardware security in IoT devices,”  in IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 69, no. 6, pp. 3470-3484, June 2021. (PDF)
  6. T. Werner, B. B. Yilmaz, M. Prvulovic and A. Zajić, “Leveraging EM Side-Channels for Recognizing Components on a Motherboard,” IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, vol. 63, no. 2, pp. 502-515, April 2021. (PDF)
  7. C.-L. Cheng, S. Sangodoyin, L. N. Nguyen, M. Prvulovic, and A. Zajić, “Digital electronics as RFID tags: impedance estimation and propagation characterization at 26.5 GHz and 300 GHz,” in  IEEE Journal of Radio Frequency Identification, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 29-39, March 2021. (PDF)
  8. S. Adibelli, P. Juyal, L. Nguyen, M. Prvulovic, and A. Zajic, “Near field backscattering based sensing for hardware Trojan detection,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 68, no. 12, pp. 8082-8090, Dec. 2020. (PDF)
  9. M. Walter, D. Shutin, M. Schmidhammer, D. Matolak, and A. Zajic, ” Geometric  analysis  of  the  Doppler  frequency  for  general  non-stationary  3D  mobile-to-mobile  channels  based  on  prolate  spheroidal  coordinates,”  in  IEEE  Transactions  on  Vehicular  Technology, vol. 69, no. 10, pp. 10419-10434, Oct. 2020. (PDF)
  10. C.-L. Cheng, S. Sangodoyin, and A. Zajić, “THz cluster-based modeling and propagation characterization in a data center environment,” in IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 56544-56558, 2020. (PDF)
  11. J. Fu, P. Juyal, and A. Zajić, “Modeling of 300 GHz chip-to-chip wireless channels in metal enclosures,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 3214-3227, May 2020. (PDF)
  12. L. Nguyen, C. Cheng, F. Werner, M. Prvulovic, and A. Zajic, “A comparison of backscattering, EM, and power side-channels and their performance in detecting software and hardware intrusions,” in Journal of Hardware and System Security, March 2020. (PDF)
  13. B. Yilmaz, N. Sehatbakhsh, A. Zajić and M. Prvulovic, “Communication model and capacity limits of covert channels created by software activities,” in IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 15, pp. 1891-1904, 2020. (PDF)
  14. B. Yilmaz, M. Prvulovic, and A. Zajic, “Electromagnetic side-channel information leakage created by execution of series of instructions in a computer processor in IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 15, pp. 776-789, 2020. (PDF)
  15. Nader Sehatbakhsh, Alireza Nazari, Monjur Alam, Frank Werner, Yuanda Zhu, Alenka Zajic, and Milos Prvulovic, “REMOTE: Robust External Malware Detection Framework by Using Electromagnetic Signals,” in IEEE Transactions on Computers, 69, no. 3, pp. 312-326, 1 March 2020.* – chosen for the Featured Paper (PDF)
  16. C. Cheng and A. Zajić, “Characterization of Propagation Phenomena Relevant for 300 GHz Wireless Data Center Links,” in IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 68, no. 2, pp. 1074-1087, Feb. 2020. (PDF)
  17.  H.  Khan, N. Sehatbakhsh, L. Nguyen, Milos Prvulovic, and Alenka Zajic, “Malware detection in embedded systems using neural network model for electromagnetic side-channel signals,” Journal of Hardware and System Security, 305–318, August 2019. (PDF)
  18. J. Fu, P. Juyal, and A. Zajić, “THz channel characterization of chip-to-chip communication in desktop size metal enclosure,” in IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 67, no. 12, pp. 7550-7560, Dec. 2019. (PDF)
  19. Haider A. Khan, Nader Sehatbakhsh, Luong N. Nguyen, Robert Callan, Arie Yeredor, Milos Prvulovic, and Alenka Zajic, “IDEA: intrusion detection through electromagnetic-signal analysis for critical embedded and cyber-physical systems,” in IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, 2019. (PDF)
  20. J. Dinkić, D. Olcan, A. Djordjević, and A. Zajic,” Design and Optimization of Nonuniform helical antennas with linearly varying geometrical parameters,” IEEE Access 7, pp. 855-866, 2019. (PDF)
  21. Sinan Adibelli, Prateek Juyal, Chia-Lin Cheng, and Alenka Zajic, “THz near field focusing using a 3D printed Cassegrain configuration for backscattered side-channel detection,”  IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, , vol. 67, no. 10, pp. 6627-6638, October 2019. (PDF)
  22. N. Nguyen, C. Cheng, M. Prvulovic and A. Zajić, “Creating a Backscattering Side Channel to Enable Detection of Dormant Hardware Trojans,” in IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, vol. 27, no. 7, pp. 1561-1574, July 2019. (PDF)
  23. M. Ruble, C. E. Hayes, M. Welborn, A. Zajić, M. Prvulovic and A. M. Pitruzzello, “Hyperdimensional Bayesian Time Mapping (HyperBaT): A Probabilistic Approach to Time Series Mapping of Non-Identical Sequences,” in IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 67, no. 14, pp. 3719-3731, July, 2019. (PDF)
  24. C-L Cheng, L. N. Nguyen, M. Prvulovic, and A. Zajic, “Exploiting Switching of Transistors in Digital Electronics for RFID Tag Design,” IEEE Journal of Radio Frequency Identification, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 67-76, June 2019. – Invited paper (PDF)
  25. Jelena Dinkić, Dragan Olcan, Antonije Djordjević, and Alenka G. Zajic,” High-Gain Quad Array of Nonuniform Helical Antennas,” International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, vol. 2019, Article ID 8421809, 12 pages, 2019. (PDF)
  26. Prateek Juyal, Sinan Adibelli, Alenka Zajic “A Directive Antenna Based on Conducting Disc for Detecting Unintentional EM Emissions at Larger Distances,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol.66, pp. 6751-6761, December 2018. (PDF)
  27. Baki Berkay Yilmaz, Robert Callan, Milos Prvulovic, and Alenka Zajic, “Capacity of the EM Covert/Side-Channel Created by the Execution of Instructions in a Processor,” IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security vol. 13, pp. 605-620, June 2018 (PDF10.1109/TIFS.2017.2762826 .
  28. Frank Werner, Derrick Chu, Antonije R. Djordjevic, Dragan I. Olcan, Milos Prvulovic, and Alenka Zajic, “A Method for Efficient Localization of Magnetic-field Sources Excited by the  Execution of Instructions in a Processor,” IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, vol. 60, pp. 613-622, June 2018. 10.1109/TEMC.2017.2742501 (PDF).
  29. M. Naderi, A. Zajic, and M. Patzold, “A Non-Isovelocity Geometry-Based Underwater Acoustic Channel Model,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 67, pp.2864-2879, April 2018. 10.1109/TVT.2017.2778261 .
  30. A. Nazari, N. Sehatbakhsh, M. Alam, A. Zajić, and Milos Prvulovic “EDDIE: EM-Based Detection of Deviations in Program Execution,” ACM SIGARCH Computer Architecture News-ISCA’17, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 333-346, May 2017.
  31. M. Prvulovic, A. Zajić, R. Callan, and C. Wang, “A method for finding frequency-modulated and amplitude-modulated electromagnetic emanations in computer systems,” IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, vol. 59, no 1, pp. 34-42, 2017 DOI 10.1109/TEMC.2016.2603847 (PDF)
  32. S. Kim and A. Zajić, “Characterization of 300-GHz Wireless Channel on a Computer Motherboard,” in IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 64, no. 12, pp. 5411-5423, Dec. 2016. DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2016.2620598 (PDF)
  33. S. Kim and A. Zajić, “Statistical modeling and simulation of short-range device-to-device communication channels at sub-THz frequencies,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 15, no. 9, pp. 6423 – 6433, Sept. 2016  DOI 10.1109/TWC.2016.2585103 (PDF)
  34. S. Kim and A. Zajić, “Statistical characterization of 300-GHz propagation on a desktop,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 64, no. 8, pp. 3330-3338, Aug. 2015. DOI:10.1109/TVT.2014.2358191 (PDF)
  35. S. Kim, W. T. Khan, A. Zajić, and J. Papapolymerou, “D-band channel measurements and characterization for indoor applications,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 63, no. 7, pp. 3198-3207, July 2015. DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2015.2426831 (PDF)
  36. R. Callan, A. Zajic, and M. Prvulovic, “FASE: finding amplitude-modulated side-channel emanations,” ACM SIGARCH Computer Architecture News-ISCA’15, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 592-603, June 2015.
  37. M. Patzold, A. Sibille, K. T. Wong, A. Zajic, “The State of the Art in Propagation and Mobile Channel Modeling [From the Guest Editors],” IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, vol.10, no. 2, pp. 26-103, June 2015.
  38. S. Kim and A. Zajić, “300 GHz linearly tapered slot antenna design and measurements,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 713–717, March 2015. (PDF)
  39. A. Zajić and M. Prvulovic,“Experimental demonstration of electromagnetic information leakage frommodern processor-memory systems,” IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, vol. 56, no. 4, pp. 885-893, August 2014. (PDF)
  40. A. Zajić,“Impact of moving scatterers onvehicle-to-vehicle narrowband channel characteristics,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology,vol.63, no.7, pp. 3094-3106, September 2014. (PDF)
  41. A. G. Zajić and G. F. Edelmann,“Feasibility study of underwater acoustic communications between buriedand bottom-mounted sensor network nodes,” IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, vol. 38, no.1, pp. 109-116, January 2013. (PDF)
  42. A.R. Djordjevic, D.V. Tosic, A.G. Zajić, M.M. Stevanovic, D.I. Olcan, and I.I. Jovanovic, “Temporal leakage in analysis ofelectromagnetic systems,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine, vol. 56, no 6, pp. 92-101, December2012. (PDF)
  43. A.R. Djordjevic, V.M. Napijalo, D.I. Olcan, and A.G. Zajić, “Widebandmultilayer directional coupler with tight coupling high directivity,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters,Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 54, no. 10, pp. 2261-2267,October 2012. (PDF)
  44. A. G. Zajić,“Estimation of mobile velocities and direction of movement inmobile-to-mobile wireless fading channels,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol.61, pp.130-139, Jan. 2012. DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2011.2175410 (PDF)
  45. J. Oh, M. Prvulovic, and A. Zajić, “TLSync: support for multiple fast barriers using on-chip transmission lines,” ACM SIGARCH Computer Architecture News-ISCA’11, vol. 39, no.3, pp.105-116, June 2011.
  46. A. G. Zajić, “Statisticalmodeling of MIMO mobile-to-mobile underwater channels,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 60, no. 4, pp.  2011. (PDF)
  47. A. R. Djordjević, D. I. Olćan,and A. G. Zajić, “Modeling and design of milled microwaveprinted-circuit boards,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters,vol. 53, pp. 264-270, February 2011. (PDF)
  48. A. G. Zajić and G.L. Stüber, “Space-time code design for CPM: diversity order and coding gain,” IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 55, pp. 3781-3798, August 2009. DOI: 10.1109/TIT.2009.2023755
  49. A. G. Zajić and G.L. Stüber, “Three-dimensional modeling andsimulation of wideband MIMO mobile-to-mobile channels,” IEEETransactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 8, pp. 1260-1275, March 2009.(PDF)
  50. A. G. Zajić, G.L. Stüber, T. G. Pratt, and S. Nguyen, “Wideband MIMO mobile-to-mobile channels: geometry-based statistical modeling with experimental verification,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 58, pp. 517-534, February 2009. DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2008.928001
  51. A. G. Zajić and G. L. Stüber, “Three-dimensional modeling, simulation,and capacity analysis of space-time correlated mobile-to-mobilechannels,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 57, no.4, pp. 2042-2054, July 2008. (PDF)
  52. A. G. Zajić and G. L. Stüber, “Space-time correlated mobile-to-mobilechannels: modeling and simulation,” IEEE Transactions on VehicularTechnology, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 715-726, March, 2008. DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2007.905591
  53. A. R. Djordjević, A. G. Zajić,M. M. Ilić,and G. L. Stüber, “Optimization of helicalantennas,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine, vol. 48, no. 6,pp. 107-115, December 2006. (PDF)
  54. A. R. Djordjević, A. G. Zajić,and M. M. Ilić,“Enhancing the gain of helical antennas by shaping the groundconductor,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol.5,pp. 138-140, December 2006. (PDF)
  55. A. G. Zajić and G. L. Stüber, “Efficient simulation of Rayleigh fadingwith enhanced de-correlation properties,” IEEE Transactions onWireless Communications, vol. 5, pp. 1866-1875, July, 2006. DOI: 10.1109/TWC.2006.1673098
  56. A. R. Djordjević and A. G. Zajić, “Low-reflection bandpass filters with a flat group delay,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 53, pp. 1164-1167, April, 2005. DOI:10.1109/TMTT.2005.845725
  57. A. R. Djordjević, A. G. Zajić, A. S. Steković, M. M. Nikolić,  Z. A.Marićević, and M. F. C. Schemmann, “On a class of low-reflection transmission-linequasi-Gaussian low-pass filters and their lumped-element approximations,”IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 51, pp.1871-1877 July 2003. (PDF)
  58. A. R. Djordjević, A. G. Zajić, D. V. Tošić, and T. Hoang, “A note on the modeling of transmission-line losses,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 51, pp.483-486, February 2003. (PDF)
  59. A. R. Djordjević and A. G. Zajić, “Optimization of helical antennas”, published in Serbian language, Glas CCCXCV of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Division of Technical Sciences, no.34, pp.107-137, June 2001.
  60. A. R. Djordjević, J. V. Surutka, A. G. Zajić, B. M. Kolundžija, and M. B. Dragović, “Precise analysis of log-periodic dipole arrays”, Bulletin of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, vol. CXXVI, Division of Technical Sciences, no.29, pp.17-41, October 2000. (DOC)