Extended Abstracts


The 17th Department of Defense (DoD) Electromagnetic Windows Symposium (EMWS) supports the unique mission of DoD and the Services in the area of electro-optic and radar window and dome materials and design.  It brings together members of an interdisciplinary community across government, industry and academic institutions to:  

  • Increase awareness around the Department of Defense's objectives, initiatives and opportunities in the area of electromagnetic windows
  • Present electromagnetic window technical challenges, discuss possible solutions and find
    new performers
  • Learn and share feedback on basic research, new ideas and innovations  

The 17th DoD EMW Symposium will be held on September 22-23, 2020 at the University of Delaware, Clayton Hall Conference Center, Newark, Delaware.  A hotel room block will be available at the at the Courtyard Marriott Newark, University of Delaware.  


Extended Abstract Submission Deadline:  August 24, 2020, extended abstracts are only from authors of accepted abstracts, whom have already been notified

Presentation Submission Deadline:  September 22-23, 2020 Day of Presentation

The EMW Symposium Proceedings will include extended abstracts along with the presentations used during the Symposium.  Your extended abstract should be less than two pages long and may include information subject to ITAR restrictions.  The proceedings will be distributed in electronic form to attendees and to the Defense Technical Information Center for archiving.  

The Distribution Statement that you may use on your extended abstract and presentation will be either A - Public Release, or C - U.S. Government Agencies and their contractors.  Statement D (DoD and DoD contractors) is not allowed.  Further information about Distribution Statements for technical documents is available via the following link (incorporates changes as of November 1, 2017):

For technical questions and programmatic details please contact:  

Victoria Blair, Symposium Chair, 410-306-4947, [email protected]

Doug Freitag, USACA Technical Director, 410-997-3923, [email protected]   

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