Multi Element Microstrip Antenna Arrays Using Electromagnetic Band Gap Structures

Abstract This paper discusses the improvement in the performance of two, four and eight element microstrip antenna array using Electromagnetic Band Gap structures. The antenna arrays are designed at 6 GHz. The dielectric substrate used is FR-4 glass epoxy with dielectric constant of 4.2 and loss tangent of 0.0245. The two element conventional antenna array […]

The Need for Improving the Quality Management System of Educational Campuses: Russian and Foreign Practices

Abstract The relevance of the problem is caused by the need to formulate a development strategy for educational campuses (HEIs) aimed at improving the quality management system. The objective of the article is to conduct an analytical characterization of the property management system of educational campuses as an element of the development strategy, taking into […]

Development of IT-Technologies in Labor Standardization and Quality Assessment of Standards: Challenges and Ways of Solution in Russia

Abstract The main tendencies of using IT-technologies in work standardization are considered in the article. Development of Information Technologies in work standardization gives a possibility to reduce labor input of specialists in work standardization and to increase efficiency of their working hours. Special attention is paid to the analysis of the quality of labor expenditures […]

Methodology for Monitoring the Customer Value Perception of the Service Quality in Small Audit Companies

Abstract The urgency of the problem under research is caused by the results of the conducted research on the analysis of the concept of “service values” and existing methods for increasing the customer value perception of audit services, reflecting important aspects of competiveness growth and development of audit business, in particular, small companies. The purpose […]

Short and Mid-Term Outcome of Percutaneous Atrial Septal Defect Closure in Adults

Abstract Introduction: Percutaneous closure is considered to be the first treatment approach for a vast majority of secundum atrial septal defect (ASD) patients. Despite the frequent usage of closure devices for these treatments, there is a little level of evidences about their outcomes. The aim of our study was to determine the short and mid-term […]