Wide-angle Impedance Matching of Antenna Arrays with Circuit Synthesis and Optimization Tools

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Abstract

Future 5G wireless communication requires beam steerable antenna arrays. The challenge of these antenna arrays is the changing input impedance as a function of steering angle, which is difficult to compensate with matching networks. We propose a novel method of designing and matching antenna arrays at different steering angles simultaneously with the combined usage of unit cell model and Optenni Lab software aimed for matching circuit synthesis and optimization. We apply the method to a linear patch antenna array. The results show the potential of this approach.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
PublisherIEEE
ISBN (Electronic)9788890701887
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2019
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventEuropean Conference on Antennas and Propagation - Krakow, Poland
Duration: 31 Mar 20195 Apr 2019
Conference number: 13
http://www.eucap2019.org/

Publication series

NameProceedings of the European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
ISSN (Print)2164-3342

Conference

ConferenceEuropean Conference on Antennas and Propagation
Abbreviated titleEuCAP
Country/TerritoryPoland
CityKrakow
Period31/03/201905/04/2019
Internet address

Keywords

  • Antenna array
  • Decoupling
  • Unit cell
  • Wide-angle impedance matching

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