5.8-GHz Antenna Array Design for Satellite Solar Power Station

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 435)

Abstract

In this work, a basic and low-cost microstrip antenna array with reduced size has been designed and tested. In the implementation level, a microstrip array antenna was realized to obtain the desired gain and directivity at a preferred frequency of 5.8 GHz. The compact antenna array consists of 2 × 2 elements microstrip patch antenna. Using simple and manual tuning method in electromagnetic full-wave momentum by Agilent Advanced Design Software, a direct control of the antenna’s resonant frequency was obtained.

Keywords

Microwave Power Microstrip antenna Array Satellite solar power station 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology BHUVaranasiIndia

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