Dr Rosa Letizia

Senior Lecturer

Research Overview

Rosa Letizia obtained her Ph.D. in numerical modelling of photonic devices from University of Leeds, School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, in 2009 and the Laurea degree in Electronic Engineering from the Politecnico di Bari, Italy, in 2005. She is Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy (SFHEA), Senior Member IEEE and currently a RAEng/ Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellow. She serves as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices.

Her current research interests include:

  • Millimetre wave and Terahertz vacuum electron devices and applications
  • Millimetre wave technology for high data rate wireless communications
  • Novel electromagnetic structures for high-frequency particle accelerators
  • Photonic crystals and metamaterials
  • Computational electromagnetic modelling

E-band Traveling Wave Tubes for High Throughput Satellites
11/04/2023 → 30/10/2024

E-Band wireless links enabled by TWTs
30/06/2021 → 28/02/2022

Cockcroft Phase 4: 2021 - 2025
01/04/2021 → 31/03/2025

Additive manufacturing scaffolding of millimetre-wave components for future communications
01/10/2019 → 30/06/2021

DLINK - D-band Wireless Link With Fibre Data Rate
01/01/2019 → 31/12/2021

Cockcroft Institute Capital bid 2018
01/10/2018 → 31/03/2019

Cockcroft Institute Capital bid 2018 (Manchester match funding)
01/10/2018 → 31/03/2019

Cockcroft Phase 3: Year 2-4
01/04/2018 → 30/09/2021

H2020 : ULTRAWAVE : Ultra capacity wireless layer beyond 100 GHz based on millimeter wave Traveling Wave Tubes
01/09/2017 → 31/05/2021

Sub-THz detection of hidden objects and IED
03/04/2017 → 02/09/2017

TERALINKS: TERAhertz high power LINKS using photonic devices, tube aplifiers and smart antennas
01/04/2017 → 31/12/2019

Analysis and Design of Multimode/Multiharmonic Gyrotron Travelling Wave Tube Amplifier using Mode Selective Structures for DNP-NMR/THz Applications
01/03/2017 → 31/07/2017

THz imaging system for characterisation of functional artificial materials
01/01/2016 → …

H2020: TWEETHER: Travelling wave tube based W-band wireless networks with high data rate, distribution, spectrum and energy efficiency
01/01/2015 → 30/09/2018

THz backward wave oscillator for plasma diagnostic in nuclear fusion
01/11/2014 → 30/06/2017

Towards Patient Specific and Reliable SAR Management for Parallel Transmit Technology on Ultra High Field MRI
02/06/2014 → 01/09/2015

Thz backward wave oscillatorm for plasma diagnostic in nuclear fusion
01/12/2013 → 01/12/2015

  • Cockcroft Institute
  • Engineering of Microwaves, Terahertz and Light (E-MIT)
  • Security Lancaster
  • Security Lancaster (Networks)