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 Dr.-Ing. Stefan Krone (personal website)

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 Scientific interests

5G cellular communications, M2M

Wireless short-range communications

Analog-to-digital conversion, DirtyRF

Information theory, signal processing

 Curriculum vitae

2011 - 2013:  Research group leader at TU Dresden, Germany

2012:            Dr.-Ing. (Ph.D. in EE) from TU Dresden, Germany

2010:            Research visitor at UC Santa Barbara, USA

2007 - 2010:  Reserach associate at TU Dresden, Germany

2007:            Dipl.-Ing. (M.Sc.in EE) from TU Dresden, Germany

2005 - 2006:  Research assistant at Fraunhofer IIS, Erlangen, Germany

2001 - 2005:  Research assistant at Fraunhofer IPMS, Dresden, Germany

PhD dissertation

Awards

IEEE PIMRC, 2012: Best Student Paper Award
Granted for the paper ”Communications with 1-Bit Quantization and Oversampling at the Receiver: Benefiting from Inter-Symbol-Interference”.

IEEE CTW, 2010: Student Travel Grant
Granted for attending the workshop to present the publication ”Achievable Rate with 1-Bit Quantization and Oversampling at the Receiver”.

German Academic Exchange Service, 2010: Ph.D. Student Scholarship
Granted for a 3-month research visit to UC Santa Barbara, USA

 Projects

3DCSI / TwinLab
3D Chip Stack Intraconnects

iJOIN
Interworking and Joint Design of an Open Access and Backhaul Network
Architecture for Small Cells based on Cloud Networks

5GNOW
5th Generation Non-Orthogonal Waveforms for Asynchronous Signalling

Exalted
Expanding LTE for Devices

SFB 912: HAEC
Highly Adaptive Energy-Efficient Computing

ST-Ericsson Research Cooperation
Feasibility Evaluation of Direct Sampling Receivers

EASY-A
Enabalers for Ambient Services & Systems - Part A: 60 GHz Broadband Links

ZMDI Research Cooperation
ZigBee Chip Review Support
 

 Talks, demos, tutorials (beside journal / conference publications)

S. Krone.
60 GHz Short Range Communications: A Multi-Gbit/s Wireless Data Link Using 1-Bit Data Converters
At TU Dresden and Tohoku University Symposium on "Ultra High Speed Communications Technologies", Sendai, Japan, 2.11.2012. 

S. Krone, L. Landau, F. Guderian, B. Almeroth, H. Hensel, M. Laabs, M. Jenning, D. Plettemeier and G. Fettweis.
60 GHz Short-Range Transmission: A Multi-Gibt/s Wireless Data Link
At Design Automation and Test in Europe (DATE'12), Dresden, Germany, 12.3. - 16.3.2012.

S. Krone, L. Landau, F. Guderian, B. Almeroth, H. Hensel, M. Laabs, M. Jenning, D. Plettemeier and G. Fettweis.
60 GHz Short-Range Transmission: A Multi-Gibt/s Wireless Data Link
At ITG Workshop on Smart Antennas (WSA'12), Dresden, Germany, 7.3. - 8.3.2012.

S. Krone and G. Fettweis.
Optimal Quantization for Communications Systems: Maximum Rate vs.
Minimum Distortion

At Meeting of ITG-Fachgruppe "Angewandte Informationstheorie", Aachen, Germany, 16.10.2009.

S. Krone and G. Fettweis.
Fundamental Limits to Communications with Analog-to-Digital Conversion
At TUD/FAU/UUlm Joint Workshop on Wireless Communications, Port d'Andratx, Spain, 16.3. - 19.3.2009. 

S. Krone, M. Windisch, T.-J. Liang and G. Fettweis.
Preamble Based Estimation of Frequency Selective I/Q Imbalance in MIMO OFDM Systems
At TUD/EPFL Joint Workshop on Information Theory and Signal Processing in Communications, Flims, Switzerland, 4. - 8.3.2007

S. Bittner, S. Krone and G. Fettweis.
Tutorial on Discrete Time Phase Noise Modeling for Phase Locked Loops

 Supervised theses

M. Pingel.
Estimation of Channel Parameters with 1-Bit Quantization at the Receiver
Student project, August 2012 - January 2013.

H. Freytag.
Design of a Method to Schedule Acknowledgment Messages for Rateless Multicast Transmissions
Student project, May - October 2012. 

S. Bender.
Minimization of Transmission Resources for Grouped M2M Devices in a Cellular Radio Network with Reduced Synchronization Complexity
Student project, May - August 2012. 

F. Pauls.
Development of an Efficient Registration Procedure of M2M Modules to a GSM Network
Diploma thesis, February - August 2012.

Honored with the "Herman Willkomm Award 2012" for the best Diploma thesis in information technology at Technische Universität Dresden in 2012.

R. von Schwerdtner.
Sampling Jitter and I/Q Sampling Mismatch of Analog-to-Digital Converters with Low Quantization Resolution
Student project, May - September 2009.

J. Dohl.
Sensitivity of Broadband OFDM and Single-Carrier Systems against Analog Hardware Impairments
Diploma thesis, January - July 2009.
Honored with the "Herman Willkomm Award 2009" for the best Diploma thesis in information technology at Technische Universität Dresden in 2009.

 Teaching assistance

Communications (Nachrichtentechnik), 2007 - 2010

Communications seminar:
"Ultra-Wideband - Brand-Old Radio Technology", 2007

Communications seminar:
"Wireless Communications @ 60 GHz: Prospects and Challenges", 2008/09