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NOVEL KU BAND FAN BEAM REFLECTOR BACK ARRAY ANTENNA

By M. Naghshvarianjahromi

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Abstract:
In this paper, a Ku band fan beam reflector back array antenna is introduced. This is made up of two main parts that are planar array and main reflector. The proposed antenna has dimensions of 103.3×27.5×12mm3 including the reflector. This antenna with high gain for incorporating in Ku band radars at 13.4-14 GHz is described. The fan beam radiation patterns with monopolar characteristics i.e., the cross-polarization is at least 10 dB lower than the co-polarization and are obtained in the frequency band of interest. The maximum gain for proposed antenna is 16.6 dBi at 13.75 GHz and the peak gain generally >16 dBi throughout the frequency band of interest.

Citation:
M. Naghshvarianjahromi, "Novel Ku Band Fan Beam Reflector Back Array Antenna," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 3, 95-103, 2008.
doi:10.2528/PIERL08021503

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