Vasile Surducan, senior engineer gr. I electronics, PhD in electrical engineering, research scientist

  Molecular and Biomolecular Physics Department,

  National Institute for R&D of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

 

Research:     - applied electronics in  generation and control techniques of electromagnetic radiation,

                         - microwave diathermy and hyperthermia,

                         - multilayer printed circuit board design and prototype techniques

                         - embedded systems design, mixed design (analog, digital and radiofrequency)

                         - small signals processing, analog design

 

Some of the apparatus designed and manufactured:

  • Embedded system for Laboratory convection experiments with internal, non-contact, microwave generating heating, applied to Earth' mantle dynamics (2012).

  • Digitally controlled, 915MHz, power microwave generator (2x 2...60W) for scientific and medical applications (2011)

  • Microwave hyperthermia and diathermy apparatus with embedded control (2010)

  • Embedded system for dual LED display and EIA485 communication with PC (2009)

  • Datalogger for humidity and temperature measurements and humidity control (2008)

  • Basestation for radio communications: Gigabit ethernet, Aurora bus 3Gs/s, Virtex5, DSP SB3500, SDcard, USB  (2007)

  • GPS receiver design (2007)

  • Thin layer chromatography installation using microwave power field  (2007)

  • Portable transciever WIMAX/4G 2.5GHz, express card  (2006)

  • Portable transciever WIFI, ISM, PCMCIAcommunication with PC (2006)

  • DVBT/NTSC digital receiver (2005)

  • Low cost RF detector for biological protection  (2004)

  • Digester for dynamic processing in microwave power field (2003)

  • Resonant high voltage power supply for plan dielectric chromatography (2000)

  • Various burglary systems using CMOS technology (1996)

  • Medical equipment for physiotherapy, analog power design and electro-security of ATM11, ATM21, ATM31 (1995-1998)

  • Laboratory PH-meters (1992, 1993)

  • Fault detector for high voltage overhead lines - upgrading an existing project (1993)

  • Gas hardening system driven by an embedded system - still working in 2012 ! (1990)

  • Umiditex-M the first romanian  microwave humidity meter on X band  (8-12GHz), for textiles, homologated in 1989

Patents and patents pending:

  1. V. Surducan, E.Surducan, A. Limare, "Bloc de stabilizare si control destinat alimentarii curentului de filament al magnetroanelor" (Stabilization and control block for the current filament supply of the magnetrons), Patent pending A00573/31.07.2013

  2. E.Surducan,  V. Surducan,  Adela Halmagyi, “Stimularea dezvoltării plantelor īn cāmp de microunde”, (Plant growth stimulation in microwave field) Patent RO-125068B1-28.02.2012

  3. V.Surducan, E.Surducan, N.Gligan, G.Blanita, "Dispozitiv de reducere a pierderilor in retele de apa cu defectiuni, aflate in imposibilitate momentana de remediere" (Device for reducing losses in water pipes with faults, which can't be momentarily repaired) Patent pending A00189/19.03.2012

  4. E.Surducan, V.Surducan, Soran Maria Loredana, Bros Ildiko, “Metoda de separare cromatografica pe strat subtire in camp de microunde si instalatie pentru aplicarea acestei metode (Thin layer chromatography in microwave field and installation for) Patent RO-123363B1-28.10.2011

  5. V.Surducan, E.Surducan, C.Neamtu, "Modul de comandă pentru acţionarea generatoarelor de microunde īn aparatura medicală şi de laborator”, (Driving module for microwave generators used in medical an laboratory devices) Patent pending RO 126732A2-11.02.2010.

  6. V.Surducan, E.Surducan, "Driver universal pentru controlul motoarelor pas cu pas unipolare" (Universal driver for unipolar stepper motors) Patent pending RO: A00130-06.02.2009

  7. V.Surducan, E.Surducan, "Sistem de alimentare pentru releu electronic pilotat de microcontroler" (Power supply for electronic relay, microcontroller driven) Patent pending RO: 126003A2-11.05.2009

  8. E.Surducan, V.Surducan, “Metoda si traductor pentru masurarea temperaturii in procesarile efectuate in camp de microunde de putere(Method and transducer for temperature measurement in microvawe power field processing) Cerere de brevet RO-125999A2-27.07.2009

  9. Coman Virginia, Kreibik Stefan, Surducan Vasile, Bodoga Petru, Avram Veronica, “Procedeu de obtinere a sensidiscurilor pentru antibiograme (Procedure for antibiogram sensidisk manufacture) RO-00122152 (2009)

  10. E.Surducan, V.SurducanProcedeu si instalatie pentru procesare dinamica a substantei in camp de microunde de putere”  (Procedure and installation for dynamic processing of substance in microwave field) Patent RO-112063B1, Medalie de aur la Salonul international al Inventiilor, Geneva 2007

  11. E.Surducan, S.Filip, V.Surducan, "Metoda de activare a cauciucului de tip EPDM in plasma de microunde" (EPDM activation method in microwave plasma) Patent RO 116624 B1/30.04.2001

  12. E.Surducan, V.Surducan, "Procedeu si dispozitiv pentru incalzirea fluidelor fara pierderi dielectrice in camp de microunde de putere" (Method and device for heating fluids without dielectric losses in the microwave power field) Patent  RO 116515 B1/ian.2001 - Medalie de aur la Salonul international EUREKA, Brussels 2001

  13. E.Surducan, V.Surducan, "Traductor termografic pentru radiatie de microunde de putere" (Thermographic transducer for power microwave radiation), Patent RO116506 /ian.2001- Medalie de broz la Salonul international al Inventiilor, Geneva 2001, Medalie de argint la Salonul international EUREKA - BRUSSELS , 11-16  nov.2003

  14. E.Surducan, V.Surducan, G.Nagy, S.Filip, "Instalatie de tratament in camp de microunde cu control de mod" (Treatment device in microwave field with mode control) Patent RO 116514 B1/ian.2001 – Medalie de broz la Salonul international al Inventiilor, Geneva 2002

Books:

  • Book chapter: “Software Implementation of WiMAX on the Sandbridge SandBlaster Platform”, Pages: 435-446, Volume 4017/2006, Book Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Book:  Embedded Computer Systems: Architectures, Modeling, and Simulation, Publisher:Springer Berlin / Heidelberg; Copyright 2006, ISBN 978-3-540-36410-8, ISSN0302-9743 , Authors: Daniel Iancu, Hua Ye, Emanoil Surducan, Murugappan Senthilvelan, John Glossner, Vasile Surducan, Vladimir Kotlyar, Andrei Iancu, Gary Nacer and Jarmo Takala

  • Microcontrolere pentru toti, Vasile Surducan, Wouter van Ooijen, editura RISOPRINT Cluj-Napoca, first edition 2003, second edition: 2004 ISBN: 973-656-444-4

Publications:

  • Surducan V., Surducan E., Neamtu C., Dadarlat D., Ciupa R., "Easily Usable Human-Device Interface for Microwave Therapy Apparatus", International Journal of Engineering and Technology, 4(1), pp.90-96, 2015.

  • E. Surducan, V.Surducan, Angela Limare, Camelia Neamtu, Erika Di Giuseppe, Microwave heating device for internal heating convection experiments, applied to Earth’s mantle dynamics, Review of Scientific Instruments 12/2014; 85:124702. DOI: 10.1063/1.4902323

  • E. Surducan, V. Surducan, 2.5GHz Slot Antenna Array –Prototype Applicator for Heating Applications, DOI: 10.1109/InfoSEEE.2014.6948070 Conference: Information Science, Electronics and Electrical Engineering (ISEEE), 2014 International Conference on, At Sapporo, Japan, Volume:1

  • V. Surducan, E. Surducan and D. Dadarlat, "Low cost method for temperature measurements on a multilayer system heated by a microwave power field", Meas. Sci. Technol. 25 015011, 2013, doi:10.1088/0957-0233/25/1/015011

  • V. Surducan, E. Surducan and D. Dadarlat, "Simple method for highlighting the temperature distribution into a liquid sample heated by microwave power field", AIP Conf. Proc. 1565, 167 (2013); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4833720

  • Surducan V., Surducan E., "Low-Cost Microwave Power Generator for Scientific and Medical Use [Application Notes]" Microwave Magazine, IEEE , vol.14, no.4, pp.124,130, June 2013 http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MMM.2013.2248651

  • Surducan V., Surducan E., Ciupa R., "Variable Power, Short Microwave Pulses using a CW Magnetron", Advances in Electrical and Computer Engineering, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 49-54, 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.4316/AECE.2011.02008 ,

  • Surducan V., Surducan E., Ciupa R., Neamţu Camelia, “Determination of Microwave Generators’ Performance for Medical Applications”, Proceeding of The 7th International Symposium on Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering, Bucureşti, 2011, pp551-554,

  • Surducan V., Surducan E., “Increasing efficiency in embedded digital IO lines”, Electronic Design News, april 21, 2011, pp54-56

  • Surducan V., Surducan E., Ciupa R., Neamţu Camelia, “Microwave Generator for Scientific and Medical Applications”, Proceeding of  the Processes in Isotopes and Molecules, 29 sept.-01 oct. 2011, AIP Conf. Proc. 1425, pp. 89-92; http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3681974

  • Surducan E., Surducan V., Neamţu Camelia, “Measurements of the Liquids Dielectric Properties Changes with Temperature for Microwaves Power Processing Optimization”, Proceeding of  the Processes in Isotopes and Molecules, 29 sept.-01 oct. 2011, AIP Conf. Proc. 1425, pp. 85-88; http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3681973 

  • C.D. Tudoran, V.Surducan, S.D. Anghel, “High frequency, atmosferic cold plasma treatment system for material surface processing” Proceeding of  the Processes in Isotopes and Molecules, 29 sept.-01 oct. 2011, AIP Conf. Proc. 1425, pp. 106-109; http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3681978

  • Surducan V., Surducan E., Ciupa R., Roman M. N., „Embedded system controlling microwave generators in hyperthermia and diathermy medical devices”,  Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Automation, Quality and Testing, Robotics 2010, Tome II, pp.366-371, ISBN978-1-4244-6722-8, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AQTR.2010.5520705,

  • Surducan V., Surducan E., Ciupa R., “Medical and Scientific Apparatus with Thermal and Nonthermal Effect”, Nonconventional Technology Review, pp42-49, no.1/2010.

  • Surducan E., Surducan V., Neamtu Camelia, Tudoran C.D., „Near-field Effect of the Microwaves Power Applicators Investigated for Liquid Processing Applications”,  Proceedings of  IEEE International Conference on Automation, Quality and testing, Robotics AQTR-2010, pp360-364, ISBN 978-1-4244-6722-B, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AQTR.2010.5520760,

  • V. Surducan, M. Moudgill, G. Nacer, E. Surducan, P. Balzola, J. Glossner, S. Stanley, Meng Yu, D.Iancu, The Sandblaster Software Defined radio Platform for Mobile 4G Wireless Communications, Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting, Hindawi, vol. 2009, Article ID 384507, 9 pages, 2009. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/384507,

  • V.Surducan, Ildiko Lung, E.Surducan, „The effect of coloured light on Ipomoea Purpurea growth”, J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 182  012018 http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/182/1/01201

  • E. Surducan, V.Surducan, D.Iancu, J.Glossner, Multi-band Antennae for SDR Applications, International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting, Hindawi, vol. 2009, Article ID 460143, 9 pages, 2009. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/460143,

  • M.L.Soran, I.Bros, E.Surducan and V.Surducan, Microwave Assisted Thin Layer Chromatography – an Improved Separation Technique, Journal of Planar Chromatography, 21 (2008) 4, pag.: 243–248

  • Surducan E., Surducan V., Iancu S. D and Glosner J., "Multi-bands antenna with adaptive circuit", Book of proceedings -11th International Symposium on Microwave and Optical Technology (ISMOT-2007) pp. 633-636, ISBN 978-88-548-1476-9,

  • Surducan, E.; Iancu, D.; Surducan, V. and Glossner, J., Miniature multiband antennas for hand held WIMAX and WiFi application, Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, 2007. ICEAA2007, 17-21 Sept. 2007 Page(s): 13 – 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICEAA.2007.4387226 ,

  • Surducan, E.; Iancu, D.S.; Surducan, V.; Stanley, S , Multi-band antennas for SDR wireless handset application, Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, 2007. ICEAA 2007. International Conference on Volume , Issue , 17-21 Sept. 2007 Page(s):523 – 526, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICEAA.2007.4387352,

  • Surducan E.,  Surducan V.,  Halmagyi Adela,  Iancu S. D., "Microwaves Irradiation Experiments on Biological Samples Using a Wireless Unit", Book of proceedings -11th International Symposium on Microwave and Optical Technology (ISMOT-2007) pp. 397-400, ISBN 978-88-548-1476-9

  • Mihaela Ligia Ungureşan, G. Niac, E. Surducan, V. Surducan, Instalaţie de curgere oprită pentru studiul cineticii reacţiilor rapide īn soluţii.Reacţia dintre Cu2+ şi S2O32-, Revista de Chimie, vol. 58, nr. 1, ISSN 0034-7752, 2007, p. 40 – 43.

  • Surducan E., Iancu S. D., Surducan V. and Glossner J., „Microstrip Composite Antenna for Multiple Communications Protocols” International Journal of Microwave and Optical Technology (IJMOT 2006-5-30) Vol-I-No.2, pag. 772-775, august 2006, ISSN 1553-0396,

  • E.Surducan, V. Surducan, “Embedded controlled system for material dynamic processing in microwaves power field” - Poster Proceeding of the  IEEE-TTTC International Conference on Automation, Quality and Testing, Robotica AQTR 2006, pag. 62-65, ISBN (10) 973-713-114-2,Cluj Napoca 25-28 may 2006

  • Unguresan, Mihaela Ligia; Colosi, T,; Surducan, E.; Surducan, V, “ Systemic approach for Numerical modeling and Simulation of the Impulse response  for Rapid reaction Cu2+ - S2O3 2-“ - IEEE-TTTC International Conference on Automation, Quality&Test ing, Tobotics, AQTR 2006, May 25-28, Page(s): 72–76, 2006, Cluj Napoca Romania, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AQTR.2006.254500  

  • Halmagyi, A., Bathory, D., Surducan, E., Surducan, V., Butiuc-Keul, A., Deliu, C., Influenţa cāmpului de microunde asupra plantelor de fasole (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). (Microwave radiation influence on beans). Micropropagarea speciilor vegetale. Al XV-lea Simpozion de Culturi de Ţesuturi şi Celule Vegetale. Ed. Risoprint, pag 88-96, 2006

  • E. Surducan, D. S. Iancu, V. Surducan, and J. Glossner, „Microstrip Composite Antenna for Multiple Communications Protocols” Proceeding of 10th International Symposium on Microwave and Optical Technology, ISMOT, Japan, D-14, 2D1 - Microstrip Antennas, pag.386-389, ISBN 4-9902546-0-0,  2005

  • V. Surducan, E.Surducan , “ Generarea semnalelor sinusoidale prin sinteza digitala directa (I)(Sinusoidal signal generation using direct digital synthesis I)  Conex-Club, No.5, pag 40-43, 2005, ISSN 1454-7708

  • V. Surducan, E.Surducan , “ Generarea semnalelor sinusoidale prin sinteza digitala directa (II)(Sinusoidal signal generation using direct digital synthesis II)  Conex-Club, No.6, pag 15-18, 2005, ISSN 1454-7708

  • V. Surducan, E.Surducan “ Generarea semnalelor sinusoidale prin sinteza digitala directa (III)(Sinusoidal signal generation using direct digital synthesis III) Conex-Club, No.7-8, pag 15-18, 2005, ISSN 1454-7708

  • V. Surducan, E.Surducan , “ Generarea semnalelor sinusoidale prin sinteza digitala directa (IV)(Sinusoidal signal generation using direct digital synthesis IV) Conex-Club, No.9, pag 15-18, 2005, ISSN 1454-7708

  • E.Surducan, V. Surducan, Dynamic processing of materials in the microwave power field using a new procedure and device, Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Physica, L,4a, pag.241-249, 2005.

  • I. Broş, C. Neamţu, V. Surducan, E. Surducan, Microwave liquid-probe effective absorption measurement using a microwave power calorimetric method, Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Physica, L,4a, 2005, pag.431-435.

  • M. Moldovan, I.Bros, C. Cobzac, E. Surducan, V. Surducan, T.Hodisan, Quantitative analysis of poliphenol compounds from plant extracts, Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Physica, L,4b, 2005, pag. 515-519

  • V. Surducan, Termostat electronic pentru stupi. Asigurarea confortului termic al familiilor de albine in perioada primavara-toamna prin sistem de termostatare pilotat de microcontroler. (Electronic thermostat for beehives. Thermal comfort of the families of bees in spring-autumn period on control system driven by the microcontroller) pag.41-44 ConexClub nr.66/03.2005, ISSN 1454-7708

  • V. Surducan,  Microcontrolere PIC. Prezentare si programare XIII. Realizarea codului software pentru generarea PWM. (PIC microcontrollers. Presentation and programming XIII, Software code for PWM generation) pag.25-28 ConexClub nr.63/12.2004, ISSN 1454-7708

  • V. Surducan,  Microcontrolere PIC. Prezentare si programare XII. Aplicatii cu PWM. PWM in aplicatii analogice de tip D-A. Considerente de proiectare a circuitului imprimat (PCB) Filtrarea PWM. Zgomotul digital. (PIC microcontrollers. Presentation and programming XII. PWM applications. PWM in D2A applications. PCB design tips. PWM filtering. Digital noise) pag.13-17 ConexClub nr.62/11.2004, ISSN 1454-7708

  • V. Surducan,  Microcontrolere PIC. Prezentare si programare XI. Puls Width Modulation (modulatia cu largime de impuls), cea mai simpla conversie digital-analogica. Modulul de comparare-captura si PWM, CCP1 (PIC microcontrollers. Presentation and programming XI. PWM the simplest D2A conversion. PWM and CCP1 module) pag.34-36, 38 ConexClub nr.61/10.2004, ISSN 1454-7708

  • V. Surducan,  Modul de dezvoltare aplicatii cu PIC16F676 (PIC16F676 developing module) pag.36-37, 41 ConexClub nr.60/09.2004, ISSN 1454-7708

  • V. Surducan, Microcontrolere PIC. Prezentare si programare X. Real Time Clock cu TMR1. Intreruperea TMR1. (PIC microcontrollers. Presentation and programming X. RTC using TMR1. TMR1 interrupt) pag.31-34, 41 ConexClub nr.60/09.2004, ISSN 1454-7708

  • V. Surducan, Microcontrolere PIC. Prezentare si programare IX. Stocarea datelor in memoria EEPROM.Temporizatorul1 (PIC microcontrollers. Presentation and programming IX. EEPROM data storage. Timer1) pag.30-34 ConexClub nr.59/07-08.2004, ISSN 1454-7708

  • V. Surducan, Microcontrolere PIC. Prezentare şi programare VIII. Testarea comunicaţiei. Buffere pentru comunicaţia serială. (PIC microcontrollers. Presentation and programming. Testing communication. Buffers for serial communications) Pag.26-29.  ConexClub nr.58/06.2004, ISSN 1454-7708

  • V. Surducan, Microcontrolere PIC. Prezentare şi programare VII. Pachetul de date īn comunicaţia asincronă. Modulul USART şi registrii conecşi. Modul de aplicare īn practică a teoriei comunicaţiei seriale (PIC microcontrollers. Presentation and programming. Data structure in asynchronous communication. USART module and registers) Pag.26-30. ConexClub nr.57/05.2004, ISSN 1454-7708

  • V. Surducan, Microcontrolere PIC. Prezentare şi programare VI. Experiment analogic 2. Voltmetru digital cu afişare pe bar-graph cu LED-uri. Comunicaţia microcontrolerului prin interfaţa RS232. (PIC microcontrollers. Presentation and programming. Analog experiment. Digital voltmeter with LED bargraph. RS232 communication) Pag.18-21,30. ConexClub nr.56/04.2004, ISSN 1454-7708

  • V. Surducan, Microcontrolere PIC. Prezentare şi programare V. Elemente de electronică analogică specifică microcontrolerului. (PIC microcontrollers. Presentation and programming. Microcontrollers analog circuits) Pag.18-21. ConexClub nr.55/03.2004, ISSN 1454-7708

  • V. Surducan, Microcontrolere PIC. Prezentare şi programare IV. Mnemonice utilizate īn rutinele anterioare. Interfaţarea butoanelor. Creşterea stabilităţii oscilatorului extern. (PIC microcontrollers. Presentation and programming. Mnemonics. Interfacing buttons. Increasing the external oscillator stability) Pag.17-21, 29. ConexClub nr.54/02.2004, ISSN 1454-7708

  • V. Surducan, Microcontrolere PIC. Prezentare şi programare III. Experimentul unu. Structurarea, cel mai mare beneficiu. Variaţiuni de programare Jal. Multiplexarea. (PIC microcontrollers. Presentation and programming. First experiment. Programming structuring-the greatest benefit), Programming variations using JAL) Pag.18-21. ConexClub nr.53/01.2004, ISSN 1454-7708

  • V. Surducan, Microcontrolere PIC. Prezentare şi programare II. Experimentul zero. Led-uri care se “plimba”. Porturi de IO, regiştrii TRIS asociaţi si alte lucruri importante. Limbajul Jal şi registrul de fuzibile al PIC-ului. (PIC microcontrollers. Presentation and programming. Zero experiment. Night rider with LEDs. IO and associated TRIS registers and other important things. JAL language and microcontroller fuse registers) Pag.6-10. ConexClub nr.52/12.2003, ISSN 1454-7708

  • V. Surducan, Microcontrolere PIC. Prezentare şi programare I. O vedere de ansamblu asupra uneltelor de dezvoltare la īnceput de drum. Cel mai popular microcontroler PIC. Programatorul LVP. (PIC microcontrollers. Presentation and programming. Brief overview of programming tools. The most popular PIC microcontroller) Pag.45-49. ConexClub nr.51/11.2003, ISSN 1454-7708

  • E.Surducan, V.Surducan, C.Neamtu, S.V.Filip, G.Nagy, C.Viliche, M.Postolache,- Overview on microwaves power applications in molecular physics, Studia Universitatis “Babes-Bolyai”, Physica, Special Issue vol. 2, pag.246-253, 2003

  • E.Surducan, V. Surducan,Microwave dielectric resonator (DRO) transducer for molecular dynamics studies”,  Studia Universitatis “Babes-Bolyai”, Physica, Special Issue vol. 2, XLVIII, pag.345-349, 2003

  • Ştefan Kreibik, Vasile Surducan, Virginia Coman, Constantin Mărutoiu, „Horizontal planar dielectrocromatography. I. Preliminary results” Journal of Planar Cromatography, pp.425-428, http://dx.doi.org/10.1556/JPC.15.2002.6.6, 2002

  • V. Surducan, E. Surducan,  C.Neamtu, “Microcontroller based  unit  for 5KW microwave oven“  Studia Universitatis Babes Bolyai Physica,  pp295-299, special issue 2001

 Hobby: collecting and repairment of equipments (and collecting of electronic components) manufactured between 1925-1980, HO scale train modeling

 

 

contact:  vsurducan@gmail.com, vasile.surducan@itim-cj.ro

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