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COMPACT HIGH-ISOLATION DUAL-POLARIZED ANTENNA WITH AMC REFLECTOR

By K. Zhu, M. Su, C. Yu, and Y. Liu

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Abstract:
This paper presents a compact high-isolation dual-polarized dipole antenna with an artificial magnetic conductor (AMC) reflector. The proposed antenna is composed of a radiating element, two short pins and a 7×7 AMC array. By introducing two short pins, the port isolation is lower than -33 dB in the whole band on two ports. With the ring and AMC reflector, the dimension of the proposed antenna is only 0.36λ0×0.36λ0×0.16λ0 at 2.2 GHz. The antenna also achieves a 10-dB return loss bandwidth from 1.6 to 2.78 GHz (54%) for both ports. The gain of the proposed antenna is around 8 dBi, and the cross-polarization is about 30 dB. Due to these properties, the proposed antenna can be applied to 2G/3G/long term evolution (LTE) base station and WLAN/WiMAX applications.

Citation:
K. Zhu, M. Su, C. Yu, and Y. Liu, "Compact High-Isolation Dual-Polarized Antenna with AMC Reflector," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 73, 1-8, 2018.
doi:10.2528/PIERM18071404

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