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Design of an Antenna Array for GNSS/GPS Network

  • Hocine Hamoudi
  • Boualem Haddad
  • Philippe Lognonné
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7340)

Abstract

This work focuses precisely on the design of a smart antenna printed on dielectric substrate operating at frequency L1 = 1575.42 MHz This device consists of an antenna array to be integrated, in a GNSS/GPS network, with the aim of detecting ionosphere disturbances associated with land-based. To address such concerns, we studied an antenna array, consisting of four square elements, patch type, operating at the L1 frequency. As a first step, a simple square printed radiating structure was designed to test adaptation and radiation characteristics. In a second step, a square shape (2 * 2) antenna array has been studied. This type of sensor (networks) should respond no later than fifteen minutes after the main shock of an earthquake.

Keywords

Antenna array GNSS antenna ionosphere perturbations 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hocine Hamoudi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Boualem Haddad
    • 2
  • Philippe Lognonné
    • 3
  1. 1.National Institute of the Post and I.C.TEucalyptusAlgeria
  2. 2.Laboratory of Image Processing and RadiationUniversity of Sciences and Technology Houari BoumedienBab EzzouarAlgeria
  3. 3.Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP)Saint MaureFrance

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