The CM Special Issue “Into the Mainstream and the Path Beyond”, has been published in the April issue of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine. It represents the first ever special issue in the AP Magazine that was formed with close coordination of the authors of all the included papers, covering important topics in the theory and application of characteristic modes.Read More →

We are happy to announce that the 2023 edition of the European School of Antenna (ESoA) course on characteristic modes will be held during 5-9 June 2023 in Hannover, Germany. The event will be hosted by Dirk Manteuffel at the Leibniz University of Hannover, and co-organized with Universitat Politècnica de València, Czech Technical University in Prague and Lund University. Please save the dates!Read More →

Yikai Chen is spearheading a new special issue on CM in the Chinese Journal of Electronics, which is co-published by Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) & Chinese Institute of Electronics. The journal publishes high-quality research papers on advances in electronics. The guest editorial team also includes Qi Wu, Chao-Fu Wang and Simone Genovesi. The Call for Paper is found here.Read More →

Our proposal for a Characteristic Modes Convened Session at 2022 European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2022) has been accepted! The title of the session is “Enhanced Capabilities of Characteristic Mode Analysis for Novel Applications” and the conveners are John Borchardt (Sandia National Laboratories, USA) and Chao-Fu Wang (National University of Singapore, Singapore). EuCAP 2022 will be held in Madrid Spain between 27 Mar – 1 Apr 2022.Read More →

The 2021 CM-SIG Annual Meeting was held online during 24-25 March 2021 to provide the latest information and discuss some key issues. About 35 members attended the two sessions. Among other things, we are currently working towards a new special issue and we are also planning to release a quarterly newsletter in the near future.Read More →

Due to the pandemic, the 2nd Edition of the ESoA CM Course ( will be held online during 24-28 May 2021. Registration is now open:  (Create account if not already EurAAP members) and then go to ESOA at the top of the page or More →