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QUAD RIDGED HORN ANTENNA FOR UWB APPLICATIONS

By R. Dehdasht-Heydari, H. R. Hassani, and A. R. R. Mallahzadeh

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Abstract:
This paper describes a novel design of a dual-polarized ultra wideband horn antenna. Based on a VSWR ≤ 2.6, the bandwidth of the designed UWB horn antenna is from 8-18 GHz, most suitable for radar systems. A newcoaxial line to quadruple-ridged waveguide transition and a newtec hnique for tapering the flared section of the horn is introduced to improve the return loss and matching of the impedance, respectively. Results of simulation for VSWR, isolation, gain and radiation pattern of designed horn antenna are presented and discussed.

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R. Dehdasht-Heydari, H. R. Hassani, and A. R. R. Mallahzadeh, "Quad Ridged Horn Antenna for UWB Applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 79, 23-38, 2008.
doi:10.2528/PIER07091602
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=07091602

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