Professor Claudio Paoloni

Cockcroft Chair, Head of Department

Research Overview

Claudio Paoloni is Professor of Electronics.

He is author of more than 170 articles in international journals and conference proceedings in the field of high frequency electronics. He holds three patents.

He is Coordinator of the Horizon 2020 project TWEETHER "Travelling wave tube based w-band wireless networks with high data rate distribution, spectrum & energy efficiency" and of the H2020 ULTRAWAVE "Ultra capacity wireless layer beyond 100 GHz based on millimeter wave Traveling Wave Tubes"



He served as Local Organisation Chair of IEEE International Vacuum Electronic Conference 2009 (IVEC 2009) and as Conference Chair of UK/Europe China Millimeter Wave and THz Technology Workshop 2013 (UCMMT2013) held in Rome.


He is Chair of the IEEE Electron Devices Society Vacuum Devices Technical Committee.

He was Guest Editor for the Special Issue of Transaction on Electron Devices on Vacuum Electronics (June 2014). 



He leads the E-MIT (Engineering of Microwave, Terahertz and Light) and Electronic group.

He is Chair of the Technical Programme Committee of the International Vacuum Electronics Conference 2017 (IVEC) held in London, 24-26 April 2017.

His research interests are:

  • Vacuum electron devices for millimetre wave and THz frequencies
  • THz applications in plasma diagnostic, healthcare, high speed communications and imaging
  • Microfabrication
  • Novel slow wave structures for traveling wave tubes
  • Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit
  • Millimetre wave high capacity wireless networks for 5G backhaul and access

Selected Publications Show all 178 publications

Double-Corrugated Rectangular Waveguide Slow-Wave Structure for Terahertz Vacuum Devices
Mineo, M., Paoloni, C. 11/2010 In: IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. 57, 11, p. 3169-3175. 7 p.
Journal article