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BEAM STEERING FABRY PEROT ARRAY ANTENNA FOR MM-WAVE APPLICATION

By S. Karamzadeh, V. Rafiei, and M. Kartal

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Abstract:
Beam-steering antennas especially with Butler matrix feed network are an effective remedy for wireless communications systems troubles such as disruptive effects in mm-wave frequency. In this work, a novel 4×4 Butler matrix feed beam steering antenna is designed at 35 GHz. A zeroth order resonance antenna element is used for bandwidth and radiation efficiency increment. To increase the gain of the antenna a novel mm-wave Fabry Perot layer which is composed of a partially reflective surface is designed. All designing steps are presented.

Citation:
S. Karamzadeh, V. Rafiei, and M. Kartal, "Beam Steering Fabry Perot Array Antenna for MM-Wave Application," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 91, 81-89, 2020.
doi:10.2528/PIERM20020101

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