Publication detail

SIW-Fed Vivaldi Antenna with Beam Steering Capabilities

PUSKELY, J. MIKULÁŠEK, T. LÁČÍK, J. RAIDA, Z. ARTHABER, H.

Original Title

SIW-Fed Vivaldi Antenna with Beam Steering Capabilities

English Title

SIW-Fed Vivaldi Antenna with Beam Steering Capabilities

Type

journal article in Web of Science

Language

en

Original Abstract

A tapered slot antenna element capable of reconfiguring its beam direction is presented. As the basic element, a Vivaldi antenna fed by a substrate integrated waveguide is chosen. The Vivaldi antenna is complemented by a parasitic planar array of small metallic patches placed in front of its aperture and by corrugated edges of the Vivaldi antenna’s arms to provide reconfiguration capabilities. The proposed antenna’s beam can be steered in five directions by configuring the interconnections of the parasitic patches and by activation/deactivation of the corrugated edges in the antenna arms. The antenna steers the radiation beam over ±30 ° in E-plane and operates in the frequency band of 6.0–6.5 GHz. The measured gain at 6.25 GHz for 0 °, ±15 °, and ±30 ° beam direction of the antenna with ideal switches, is 8.4 dBi, 7.5 dBi, and 6.7 dBi, respectively.

English abstract

A tapered slot antenna element capable of reconfiguring its beam direction is presented. As the basic element, a Vivaldi antenna fed by a substrate integrated waveguide is chosen. The Vivaldi antenna is complemented by a parasitic planar array of small metallic patches placed in front of its aperture and by corrugated edges of the Vivaldi antenna’s arms to provide reconfiguration capabilities. The proposed antenna’s beam can be steered in five directions by configuring the interconnections of the parasitic patches and by activation/deactivation of the corrugated edges in the antenna arms. The antenna steers the radiation beam over ±30 ° in E-plane and operates in the frequency band of 6.0–6.5 GHz. The measured gain at 6.25 GHz for 0 °, ±15 °, and ±30 ° beam direction of the antenna with ideal switches, is 8.4 dBi, 7.5 dBi, and 6.7 dBi, respectively.

Keywords

beam steering; reconfigurable antenna; substrate integrated waveguide; Vivaldi antenna

Released

27.03.2017

Publisher

Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

Pages from

1022

Pages to

1027

Pages count

6

BibTex


@article{BUT131421,
  author="Jan {Puskely} and Tomáš {Mikulášek} and Jaroslav {Láčík} and Zbyněk {Raida} and Holger {Arthaber}",
  title="SIW-Fed Vivaldi Antenna with Beam Steering Capabilities",
  annote="A tapered slot antenna element capable of reconfiguring its beam direction is presented. As the basic element, a Vivaldi antenna fed by a substrate integrated waveguide is chosen. The Vivaldi antenna is complemented by a parasitic planar array of small metallic patches placed in front of its aperture and by corrugated edges of the Vivaldi antenna’s arms to provide reconfiguration capabilities. The proposed antenna’s beam can be steered in five directions by configuring the interconnections of the parasitic patches and by activation/deactivation of the corrugated edges in the antenna arms. The antenna steers the radiation beam over ±30 ° in E-plane and operates in the frequency band of 6.0–6.5 GHz. The measured gain at 6.25 GHz for 0 °, ±15 °, and ±30 ° beam direction of the antenna with ideal switches, is 8.4 dBi, 7.5 dBi, and 6.7 dBi, respectively.",
  address="Wiley Periodicals, Inc.",
  chapter="131421",
  doi="10.1002/mop.30447",
  howpublished="online",
  institution="Wiley Periodicals, Inc.",
  number="5",
  volume="59",
  year="2017",
  month="march",
  pages="1022--1027",
  publisher="Wiley Periodicals, Inc.",
  type="journal article in Web of Science"
}