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Design of Millimeter-Wave Microstrip Antenna Array for 5G Communications – A Comparative Study

  • Saswati Ghosh
  • Debarati Sen
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 736)

Abstract

Millimeter wave communication is found as a suitable technology for future 5G communications. The beamforming antenna is chosen to increase the link capacity considering the atmospheric losses at millimeter wave frequencies. This work compares the performance of different microstrip antenna arrays in terms of the return loss bandwidth, gain, half power beamwidth, side lobe level etc. The results are simulated using commercial electromagnetic software. A suitable array structure is suggested from the study.

Keywords

5G communications Millimeter wave Microstrip antenna array 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.G. S. Sanyal School of TelecommunicationsIndian Institute of Technology, KharagpurKharagpurIndia

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