A new low profile antenna with improved performance for satellite on-the-move communications

Jiang, Yuanyuan, Foti, Steve, Sambell, Alistair and Smith, Dave (2009) A new low profile antenna with improved performance for satellite on-the-move communications. In: 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Microwave Antenna, Propagation and EMC Technologies for Wireless Communications, 27-29 October 2009, Jingyan Hotel, Beijing, China.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MAPE.2009.5355557

Abstract

A novel design solution for a low-profile fullduplex Satellite-On-The-Move Communications hybrid
scanned phased array antenna for low elevation angle
coverage (down to 10°) is described. The antenna is
operated at Ku-Band. The unique louvered array element
geometry in combination with a spatial filter/ “ray
bending” lens facilitates the shaping of the element
pattern to increase gain at low elevation angles.
Preliminary modelling results using simple ray-tracing
and 3D E simulation indicate that the desired low angle
coverage can be achieved.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ku-Band, vehicular communications, low profile antenna, phased array antenna, ray bending lens, satellite on-the-move communications, spatial filter
Subjects: H900 Others in Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mathematics and Information Sciences
Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2010 12:40
Last Modified: 10 May 2017 14:56
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/3794

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