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Design of a Broadband Frequency Offset Van Atta Array

By Lei Chen, Xin Huai Wang, Xiao-Wei Shi, Tian-Ling Zhang, and Jian-Zhao Tong
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 13, 161-171, 2010
doi:10.2528/PIERL10020507

Abstract

A novel broadband Van Atta array operating in a broadband with frequency offset characteristic is proposed. A single sideband mixer is introduced to achieve sideband choice without utilizing filters which make this array have excellent performance and wider applications than the conventional Van Atta array. The simulated results of the amplitude and phase of the array show that this antenna array can achieve retrodirectivity with frequency offset and good isolation in a broadband. The experimental performance of the array is observed within the frequency range from 2.8 GHz to 3.4 GHz.

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Lei Chen, Xin Huai Wang, Xiao-Wei Shi, Tian-Ling Zhang, and Jian-Zhao Tong, "Design of a Broadband Frequency Offset Van Atta Array," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 13, 161-171, 2010.
doi:10.2528/PIERL10020507
http://www.jpier.org/PIERL/pier.php?paper=10020507

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