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SILICON CPW FED SLOTTED ANTENNA FOR REALIZATION OF INTEGRATED SAR SYSTEM FRONT-END

By H. Jamil and S. N. Azemi

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Abstract:
This paper investigates the design of a small antenna on a silicon substrate. The antenna on silicon substrate will be used for integration in a silicon-based GaN TR module. This Co-Planar Waveguide (CPW)-fed antenna has been successfully miniaturized up to λ/4 about 20% reductions by adding a slot to the patch antenna. Promising results are obtained from the antenna simulation and measurement. From the measurement result, the antenna bandwidth is 45% (4.8 GHz-7.5 GHz) with measured gain about 2.5 dBi over frequency range of 5 GHz-7.4 GHz.

Citation:
H. Jamil and S. N. Azemi, "Silicon CPW Fed Slotted Antenna for Realization of Integrated SAR System Front-End," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 65, 57-66, 2016.
doi:10.2528/PIERC16050310

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