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Millimeter-Wave Pattern Reconfigurable Antenna

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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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Saleem, M.K., Alkanhal, M.A.S. (2018). Millimeter-Wave Pattern Reconfigurable Antenna. In: Elfergani, I., Hussaini, A., Rodriguez, J., Abd-Alhameed, R. (eds) Antenna Fundamentals for Legacy Mobile Applications and Beyond. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-63967-3_14

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