Switchable-feed reconfigurable ultra-wide band planar antenna

Sheel, Soumya & Coetzee, Jacob (2015) Switchable-feed reconfigurable ultra-wide band planar antenna. In International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (ISAP 2015), 9-12 November 2015, Hobart, Tas.

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Abstract

Reconfigurable antennas capable of radiating in only specific desired directions increase system functionality in applications like direction finding and beam steering. This paper presents the design simulation, fabrication and measurement of a horizontally polarized, direction reconfigurable Vivaldi antenna, designed for the lower-band UWB (2-6 GHz). This design employs eight circularly distributed independent Vivaldi antennas with a common port, electronically controlled by PIN diodes acting as RF switches. Experimental results show that the reconfigurable antenna has a bandwidth of 4 GHz (2-6 GHz), with 5 dB gain in the desired direction and capable of steering over the 360° range.

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ID Code: 95390
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: reconfigurable antenna, ultra-wide band, Vivaldi antenna
ISBN: 9784885523038
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 IEICE
Deposited On: 05 May 2016 22:28
Last Modified: 10 May 2016 14:39

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