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A wideband conformal antenna array for cognitive radio/MIMO applications

Abstract

This paper presents performance results of a wideband conformal antenna array consisting of six E-patch antennas placed above a cylindrical metallic ground plane, using air as substrate material. The paper contains simulation results based on a parameterized model developed in CST Microwave Studio, as well as measurement results from a prototype. It is shown that the properties of the prototyped array are in good agreement with the simulated results. The prototyped antenna is intended to be used to in a future cognitive radio test bed.

Category

Academic chapter/article/Conference paper

Language

English

Author(s)

Affiliation

  • SINTEF Digital / Connectivity Technologies and Platforms

Year

2011

Publisher

IEEE conference proceedings

Book

EuCAP 2011: Proceedings of the 5th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP) : Rome, 11-15 April, 2011

ISBN

978-1-4577-0250-1

Page(s)

725 - 729

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