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Millimeter-Wave Pattern Reconfigurable Antenna

  • Muhammad Kamran Saleem
  • Majeed A. S. Alkanhal
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Abstract

The design and development of integrated lens antenna (ILA) with reconfigurable radiation patterns is discussed. The proposed antenna array covers a wide scan angle of 360° in azimuth plane (θ = 90°) with impedance bandwidth of 5 GHz (57.5–62.5 GHz) and having gain higher than 16 dB and 3 dB crossover between the neighboring feeds. The proposed antenna structure consists of 15-element antenna array. Each array element consists of microstrip patch antenna (MPA) on Rogers RT/duroid 5880 substrate and a homogenous extended hemispherical dielectric lens (Teflon) to enhance MPA gain. A 5-element array prototype for test and measurements is fabricated, and simulation and measured results are presented and found to be in good agreement.

Keywords

Integrated lens antenna Hemispherical dielectric lens Antenna array Millimeter-wave Reconfigurable antenna 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Muhammad Kamran Saleem
    • 1
  • Majeed A. S. Alkanhal
    • 2
  1. 1.Electrical Engineering DepartmentUniversity of Central PunjabLahorePakistan
  2. 2.Electrical Engineering DepartmentKing Saud UniversityRiyadhSaudi Arabia

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