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RECONFIGURABLE CYLINDRICAL PLASMA ANTENNA

By O. A. Barro, M. Himdi, and O. Lafond

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Abstract:
This paper presents the performance of cylindrical plasma antenna. A plasma tube is used as radiating element. The antenna is designed and works at different frequencies. To couple electromagnetic signal from the coaxial probe to the plasma column, a coupling system is realized. It permits to excite the tube in order to have a monopole or dipole antenna. The performances of the cylindrical plasma antenna are given in terms of S11, gain and radiations patterns.

Citation:
O. A. Barro, M. Himdi, and O. Lafond, "Reconfigurable Cylindrical Plasma Antenna," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 66, 65-72, 2018.
doi:10.2528/PIERM17110908

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