dr.ir. A.J. Boonstra

PhD student
Circuits and Systems (CAS), Department of Microelectronics

PhD thesis (Jun 2005): Radio Frequency Interference Mitigation in Radio Astronomy
Promotor: Alle-Jan van der Veen

Expertise: Signal processing for radio astronomy

Themes: Signal processing for communication

Biography

Albert-Jan Boonstra was a PhD student at CAS, on leave from ASTRON. He later became R&D Programme Manager Technical Research at ASTRON, and Scientific Director of the ASTRON-IBM DOME Project.

Publications

  1. Spatial Filtering of RF Interference in Radio Astronomy Using a Reference Antenna Array
    A.M. Sardarabadi; A.J. van der Veen; A.J. Boonstra;
    IEEE Tr. Signal Processing,
    Volume 64, Issue 2, pp. 432-447, January 2016. DOI: 10.1109/TSP.2015.2483481
    document

  2. Space-based Aperture Array For Ultra-Long Wavelength Radio Astronomy
    R.T. Rajan; A.J. Boonstra; M. Bentum; M. Klein-Wolt; F. Belien; M. Arts; N. Saks; A.J. van der Veen;
    Experimental Astronomy,
    December 2015. DOI: 10.1007/s10686-015-9486-6
    document

  3. Fluorescence lifetime imaging to differentiate bound from unbound ICG-cRGD both in vitro and in vivo
    P.L. Stegehuis; M.C. Boonstra; K.E. de Rooij; F.E. Powolny; R. Sinisi; H. Homulle; C. Bruschini; E. Charbon; C.J.H. van de Velde; B.P.F. Lelieveldt; A.L. Vahrmeijer; J. Dijkstra; M. van de Giessen;
    In SPIE,
    Feb. 2015.
    document

  4. Synchronization for space based ultra low frequency interferometry
    R.T. Rajan; M.J. Bentum; A.J. Boonstra;
    In IEEE Aerospace Conference,
    Big Sky, Montana, US, IEEE, March 2013.
    document

  5. Distributed correlators for Interferometery in space
    R.T. Rajan; M.J. Bentum; A. Gunst; A.J. Boonstra;
    In IEEE Aerospace Conference,
    Big Sky, Montana, US, IEEE, March 2013.
    document

  6. The Road To OLFAR - A Roadmap To Interferometric Long-Wavelength Radio Astronomy Using Miniaturized Distributed Space Systems
    S. Engelen; K.A. Quillien; C. Verhoeven; A. Noroozi; P. Sundaramoorthy; A.J. van der Veen; R.T. Rajan; A.J. Boonstra; M. Bentum; A. Meijerink; A. Budianu;
    In IAC 2013,
    Beijing, China, September 2013.
    document

  7. A novel astronomical application for formation flying small satellites
    M.J. Bentum; C.J.M. Verhoeven; A.J. Boonstra; A.J. van der Veen; E.K.A. Gill;
    Tijdschrift van het NERG,
    Volume 76, Issue 1, pp. 8-15, 2011. ISSN 037434853.
    document

  8. Using a Satellite Swarm for building a Space-based Radio Telescope for Low Frequencies
    M.J. Bentum; A.J. Boonstra; C.J.M. Verhoeven; A.J. van der Veen e.a.;
    In 38th COSPAR Scientific Assembly 2010,
    Bremen, July 2010.
    document

  9. A novel astronomical application for formation flying small satellites
    M.J. Bentum; C.J.M. Verhoeven; A.J. Boonstra; A.J. van der Veen; E.K.A. Gill;
    In 60th Int. Astronautical Congress,
    Daejeon, Korea, IAF, October 2009. ISSN 1995-6258.
    document

  10. Spatial filtering of interfering signals at the initial Low Frequency Array (LOFAR) phased array test station
    A.J. Boonstra; S. van der Tol;
    Radio Science,
    Volume 40, Issue RS5S09, pp. (16 pages), 2005. doi:10.1029/2004RS003135.
    document

  11. Array signal processing for radio astronomy
    A.J. van der Veen; A. Leshem; A.J. Boonstra;
    In The Square Kilometre Array: An Engineering Perspective,
    Dordrecht, Springer, 2005. ISBN 1-4020-3797-x. Reprinted from Experimental Astronomy, 17(1-3),2004..
    document

  12. Calibration, sensitivity and RFI mitigation requirements for LOFAR
    A.J. Boonstra; S.J. Wijnholds; S. van der Tol; B. Jeffs;
    In Proc. IEEE ICASSP,
    Philadelphia (PA), IEEE, pp. V-869-872, March 2005.
    document

  13. Radio frequency interference mitigation in radio astronomy
    A.J. Boonstra;
    PhD thesis, TU Delft, Dept. EEMCS, June 2005. ISBN 90-805434-3-8.
    document

  14. Array signal processing for radio astronomy
    A.J. van der Veen; A. Leshem; A.J. Boonstra;
    Experimental Astronomy (EXPA),
    Volume 17, Issue 1-3, pp. 231-249, 2004. ISSN 0922-6435.
    document

  15. Spatial filtering of RF interference in radio astronomy using a reference antenna
    A.J. van der Veen; A.J. Boonstra;
    In Proc. IEEE ICASSP,
    Montreal (Candada), IEEE, pp. II.189-193, May 2004.
    document

  16. Signal processing for radio astronomical arrays
    A.J. van der Veen; A. Leshem; A.J. Boonstra;
    In IEEE workshop on Sensor Array and Multichannel,
    Sitges (Spain), July 2004.
    document

  17. Gain calibration methods for radio telescope arrays
    A.J. Boonstra; A.J. van der Veen;
    IEEE Tr. Signal Processing,
    Volume 51, Issue 1, pp. 25-38, January 2003.
    document

  18. Gain Estimation Methods For Polarized Radio Telescope Arrays
    A.J. Boonstra; A.J. van der Veen;
    In Proc. IEEE ICASSP,
    Hong Kong (China), IEEE, April 2003.
    document

  19. Spatial Filtering of RF Interference in Radio Astronomy
    J. Raza; A.J. Boonstra; A.J. van der Veen;
    IEEE Signal Processing Letters,
    Volume 9, Issue 2, pp. 64-67, February 2002.
    document

  20. Spatial Filtering of Continuous Interference in Radio Astronomy
    A.J. Boonstra; A.J. van der Veen; J. Raza;
    In Proc. IEEE ICASSP,
    Orlando (FL), IEEE, pp. 2933-2936, May 2002.
    document

  21. Mitigation of continuous interference in radio astronomy using spatial filtering
    S. van der Tol; A.J. van der Veen; A.J. Boonstra;
    In URSI General Assembly,
    Maastricht (NL), August 2002.
    document

  22. Gain estimation methods for polarized radio telescope arrays
    A.J. Boonstra; A.J. van der Veen;
    In URSI General Assembly,
    Maastricht (NL), August 2002.
    document

  23. Gain decomposition methods for radio telescope arrays
    A. Boonstra; A.J. van der Veen;
    In 11th IEEE Workshop on Stat. Signal Proc.,
    Singapore, IEEE pages = 365-368, August 2001.
    document

  24. Multichannel interference mitigation techniques in radio astronomy
    A. Leshem; A.J. van der Veen; A.J. Boonstra;
    Astrophysical Journal Supplements,
    Volume 131, Issue 1, pp. 355-374, November 2000.
    document

  25. The effect of blanking of TDMA interference on radio-astronomical observations: Experimental results
    A. Boonstra; A. Leshem; A.J. van der Veen; A. Kokkeler; G. Schoonderbeek;
    In Proc. IEEE ICASSP,
    Istanbul (TR), IEEE, pp. 3546-3549, June 2000.
    document

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