Investigations into an LTCC based ultra sideband antenna
Abbosh, A.M., Bialkowski, M.E., Jacob, M.V., and Mazierska, J. (2005) Investigations into an LTCC based ultra sideband antenna. Proceedings of Asia Pacific Microwave Conference 2005. Asia Pacific Microwave Conference 2005 , 4-7 December 2005, Suzhou, China , pp. 1525-1528.
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A simple method for the design of ultra wideband antennas is presented. This method is used to design a slot antenna without dielectric, an LTCC based antenna and a sandwiched LTCC based antenna. Results of simulations show that the designed slot antenna has a 10-dB return loss bandwidth from 1.5 to more than 20GHz with near omnidirectional characteristics up to about 20GHz. In turn, the LTCC based antennas have a bandwidth which is 2-11.8GHz for first type and 1.9-11.6GHz for the other type and can be further increased after optimization. The designed antennas have a radiation efficiency which is higher than 90% over the whole lOdB return loss bandwidth.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)|
|Keywords:||antennae; dielectric properties; loss tangent; LTCC; permittivity|
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