60-GHz LTCC Antenna Arrays

Chapter

Abstract

The wide unlicensed frequency band around 60-GHz for wireless short-range communications are receiving a lot of attention in recent years. As one of the key components in wireless communication systems, the antenna technology affects radio propagation channels, transceiver designs, and choice of digital modulation schemes in establishing a reliable 60-GHz link. In this connection, the 60-GHz antennas for wireless communications, especially antenna-in-package (AiP), have received considerable attention and become a hot research topic. In this chapter, wideband antenna arrays based on the multilayer low temperature co-fired ceramic (LTCC) technology are presented and discussed for 60-GHz wireless short-range communications applications.

Keywords

Antenna design 60 GHz ISM band 60 GHz radio IEEE 802.15.3c LTCC technology Antenna array 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringNational University of SingaporeSingaporeRepublic of Singapore

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