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Half-Arrow Slot Antenna for Inter-Satellite Communications

By Maha A. Maged, Fatma El-Hefnawi, Haitham M. Akah, Abdelrahman El-Akhdar, and Hadia El-Hennawy
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 79, 121-128, 2018
doi:10.2528/PIERL18090306

Abstract

In this paper, a novel HMSIW slot antenna combines a significant bandwidth enhancement and small footprint for inter-satellite communications at C-band. The designed antenna has the capability of achieving a reduction of size with nearly 50% in comparison to conventional SIWs. The results show that the proposed antenna has a bandwidth of 4%, an average gain of 5.8 dB, and the radiation efficiency of η = 93% at 5 GHz.

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Maha A. Maged, Fatma El-Hefnawi, Haitham M. Akah, Abdelrahman El-Akhdar, and Hadia El-Hennawy, "Half-Arrow Slot Antenna for Inter-Satellite Communications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 79, 121-128, 2018.
doi:10.2528/PIERL18090306
http://www.jpier.org/PIERL/pier.php?paper=18090306

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