In this paper, an antenna with reconfigurable radiation pattern in the H-plane at 2.45 GHz for high power applications is presented. It is based on a 3 slots array in the E-plane covered partially with a wall of plasma in order to reduce the length of the slots and consequently ensure electrically a modification of the radiation pattern in the H-plane. The power distribution of the array is ensured with a power splitter.
Oumar Alassane Barro,
"Electrically Reconfigurable Radiation Patterns of Slot Antenna Array Using Agile Plasma Wall," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C,
Vol. 73, 75-80, 2017. doi:10.2528/PIERC17011203
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