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2018-04-16

A Compact Switched-Beam Planar Antenna Array for Wireless Sensors Operating at Wi-Fi Band

By Massimo Donelli, Toshifumi Moriyama, and Mohammedhusen Manekiya
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 83, 137-145, 2018
doi:10.2528/PIERC18012004

Abstract

In this work, the design of a switched beam antenna array based on an optimized Butler matrix feeding network was done with a compact microstrip structure and a set of microchip antennas working at 2.45 GHz. The obtained antenna feeding network was tuned and optimized by using suitable unsupervised techniques to obtain a compact and efficient structure. A microstrip antenna array prototype composed by four elements was fabricated and experimentally tested. Good impedance matching and radiation properties have been experimentally verified with reference to the main beam steering capability.

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Massimo Donelli, Toshifumi Moriyama, and Mohammedhusen Manekiya, "A Compact Switched-Beam Planar Antenna Array for Wireless Sensors Operating at Wi-Fi Band," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 83, 137-145, 2018.
doi:10.2528/PIERC18012004
http://www.jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=18012004

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