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A Coaxial, 60-GHz, 15.3-dBi Slot Antenna Array

Quinlan, Terence and Walker, Stuart (2014) 'A Coaxial, 60-GHz, 15.3-dBi Slot Antenna Array.' IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, 13. pp. 818-821. ISSN 1536-1225

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Abstract

Short-range, high-data-rate wireless communication systems such as those outlined in IEEE 802.11ad have a requirement for antennas that can both support very wide bandwidths and at the same time deliver high-gain performance. Often, these would be considered mutually exclusive requirements, difficult to achieve within a single device. Shown here is a versatile, pluggable design that can be used as a high-gain standalone device or built in to array configurations to take advantage of increased gain or beam-steering capabilities. This slotted antenna array design operates over a frequency range between 57 and 64 GHz with a gain over this bandwidth varying from over 8.98 to 15.3 dBi. Using commercially available materials, this design draws on techniques developed for leaky feeder cable radiators to produce a versatile antenna array element. © 2002-2011 IEEE.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 60 GHz; array; high gain; semi-rigid coax; slot antenna
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health
Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2015 10:48
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2022 00:51
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/14367

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