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Compact Hybrid-Integrated Circular Polarized Double-Ring Antenna for Satellite Application

  • Sihao ChenEmail author
  • Dongliang Fei
  • Lianxing He
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 517)

Abstract

In this paper, a compact hybrid-integrated circular polarized double-ring antenna is proposed based on the Yagi-Uda concept. With two cross-slotted patch hybrid coupler integrated inside the square ring, the proposed antenna can effectively radiate a circular polarized wave with lightweight and more compact size. With six other rectangular rings aligned at the right positions to act as wave directors, a gain up to 10 dBi can be achieved. The proposed antenna is thus especially suitable for satellite communications where weight and size are major constraints.

Keywords

Compact microstrip Yagi-Uda antenna Satellite-borne antenna Double-ring antenna 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The projects are supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No.61671304) and Shanghai Sailing Program (16YF1411000).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Shanghaitech UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Innovation Academy for Microsatellites, Chinese Academy of SciencesShanghaiChina

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