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Log-Periodic Dipole Nanoantenna Array Based on Substrate Integrated Waveguide for Wireless Communications in Terahertz Band

  • Maryam Shirzadian Gilan
  • Jalil Rashed-Mohassel
  • Mohammad Naser-MoghaddasiEmail author
  • Mehdi Khatir


The increasing need to provide new methods for designing smaller electromagnetic devices leads to nanotechnology applications. Substrate integrated waveguide (SIW) while integrated with the system can lead to side lobe level reduction and gain enhancement. In this paper, log-periodic dipole nanoantenna array in terahertz frequencies incorporating SIW at the far-end edge of dipoles and along the feed line is presented. This design results in an improvement of gain and favorable impedance matching in the far infrared band. A bandwidth of 1300 GHz is obtained for the proposed design. The operating frequency is considered to be 1.87 THz corresponding to 166-μm wavelength.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maryam Shirzadian Gilan
    • 1
  • Jalil Rashed-Mohassel
    • 2
  • Mohammad Naser-Moghaddasi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mehdi Khatir
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Science and Research BranchIslamic Azad UniversityTehranIran
  2. 2.School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of EngineeringUniversity of TehranTehranIran

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