Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Low-cost antenna array with wide scan angle property

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $31
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

4 Author(s)
Noordin, N.H. ; Adv. Smart Antenna Technol. Res. Group, Univ. of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK ; Arslan, T. ; Flynn, B. ; Erdogan, A.T.

The scan range of an antenna array can be increased by providing a degree of curvature to its structure. However, achieving a wide scan range with an antenna array with limited number of elements is a challenging design issue. In this study, a novel 8-element linear array of polarisation reconfigurable antennas conformed to four different array structures; namely 2-faceted, 3-faceted, 4-faceted and 8-faceted are analysed and synthesised. Observations are made on the influence of the tilting angle of the faceted structures to the geometrical characteristics and the scan range of the array. It is shown that the 3-faceted array can achieve the widest scan range with the smallest dimension compared with the other faceted structures. Furthermore, the results show that the 3-faceted structure achieves ±69± scan range, compared to ±56± achieved with a linear array.

Published in:

Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, IET  (Volume:6 ,  Issue: 15 )

Date of Publication:

December 11 2012

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.