A broadband microstrip antenna array for LMDS applications

Soonsoo Oh, Ngho Seo, Mikyoung Yoon, Changyoul Oh, Eungbae Kim, Youngsik Kim

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Abstract

In this paper, a broadband 20 × 20 microstrip antenna array is presented. Once a rectangular microstrip patch antenna with parasitic patches as an element antenna has been optimized at 24.2-26.7 GHz, a parallel-series feed network with minimum feed lengths can be utilized to combine element antennas. From simulation and measurement, the array antenna yields relatively high gains of 26.0-30 dB and narrow 3 dB beamwidths of 4.5-5.1° in the H-plane and 4.1-7.1° in the E-plane, respectively, in an LMDS band.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)35-37
Number of pages3
JournalMicrowave and Optical Technology Letters
Volume32
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Jan 5

Keywords

  • Antennas
  • Microstrip antenna
  • Microstrip antenna arrays

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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