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LOW PROFILE BROADBAND ANTENNA ARRAY FOR HIGH-RATE CLOSE PROXIMITY WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS AT 60 GHZ

By Y. Yoon, B. Moon, H. Lee, and B. Lee

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Abstract:
A broadband right-hand circularly polarized (RHCP) cross-type traveling wave antenna array is proposed for High-Rate Close Proximity (HRCP) point-to-point (P2P) wireless communication system at 60 GHz. Instead of low temperature co-fired ceramic (LTCC) technology, a single-layer structure of the proposed 2x1 element antenna array is fabricated with a conventional printed circuit board (PCB) process, to provide low manufacturing cost and low profile (0.05 λ0 at 60 GHz). A wide impedance bandwidth (57-64 GHz, VSWR < 2) and broad RHCP bandwidth (57-64 GHz, axial ratio (AR) < 3 dB) are achieved. The RHCP gain is higher than 6 dBic in the entire operating frequency band (57-64 GHz).

Citation:
Y. Yoon, B. Moon, H. Lee, and B. Lee, "Low Profile Broadband Antenna Array for High-Rate Close Proximity Wireless Communication Systems at 60 GHz ," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 77, 1-9, 2017.
doi:10.2528/PIERC17063001
http://www.jpier.org/pierc/pier.php?paper=17063001

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