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GENERAL DECOUPLING NETWORK DESIGN BETWEEN TWO COUPLED ANTENNAS FOR MIMO APPLICATIONS

By M. A. Moharram and A. A. Kishk

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Abstract:
A general design procedure of decoupling networks, between two coupled antennas, is proposed using a single transmission line connected between the input ports of the antennas at a specified distance. A rigorous analysis for the decoupling circuit is introduced considering the return loss of the antennas into calculations. Furthermore, using numerical optimization, enhancement of decoupling between the antenna ports achieved. Full-wave analysis and measurements are provided to verify the proposed technique.

Citation:
M. A. Moharram and A. A. Kishk, "General Decoupling Network Design Between Two Coupled Antennas for MIMO Applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 37, 133-142, 2013.
doi:10.2528/PIERL12121908

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