Advertisement

Antenna Array Composed of Unit Cell Resonators

  • K. Shreekant
  • Sambhav Jain
  • Shalini Sah
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 624)

Abstract

The proposed design of an antenna is a novel microstrip antenna array composed of metamaterial structures, in the form of closed ring, and unit cell resonators developed on FR4 epoxy (Dielectric constant = 4.2) substrate, which will operate in the Ku band useful for satellite communication purposes. The use of unit cell resonators allows us to operate at wavelengths of 2 cm or 20 mm, which is much larger than the diameter of the outer circle, which is 7 mm of the unit cell structure. The feed is directly connected to the four of the left-handed metamaterial structures’ circular ring resonators. The solution frequency has been set at 15 Ghz for optimum performance. The proposed antenna has a gain of 5.67 dB and the return loss of −26.33 dBi with a bandwidth of 1.2 GHz from 15 to 16.2 GHz. The design and the properties of this particular antenna have been studied and performed using the HFSS software, and the results have been compared with vertical array antennas placed at the center and the right side of the substrate.

Keywords

Microstrip antenna Metamaterial Unit cell resonator Left-handed material 

References

  1. 1.
    Merih palandoken, Andre Grede, and Heino Henke, “Broadband Microstrip Antenna With Left-Handed Materials”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propogation, Vol. 57, No. 2, February 2009.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    HU Jun, YAN Chun-sheng, LIN Qing-Chun, “A new patch antenna with metamaterial cover”, Hu et al/ J Zheijang Univ SCIENCE A, 2006–7(1)-89–94.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Youn-Kwon Jung, Bomson Lee, “Dual band Circularly Polarized Microstrip RFID Reader Antenna using Metamaterial Branch-Line Coupler”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propogation, Vol. 60, No. 2, February 2012.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    H.A. Majid, M.K.A. Rahim, T. Masri, “Microstrip Antenna’s Gain enhancement using left-handed metamaterial structure” Progress in Electromagnetics research, Vol. 8, 235–247, 2009.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Zi-bin Weng, Nai-biao Wang, Yong-chang Jiao, Fu-shun Zhang, “A Directive Patch Antenna with Metamaterial Structure”, Microwave and optical technology letters, Vol. 49, No. 2, February 2007.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Norberto Lopez, Cheng-Jung Lee, Ajay Gummalla, Macha Achour, “Compact Meta material Antenna array for Long term Evolution(LTE) handset Application”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propogation 2009.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    S. Sajuyigbe, M. Ross, P.Geren, S.A. Cummer, M.H. Tanielian, D.R. Smith, “Wide Angle impedance matching metamaterials for waveguide-fed phased-array antennas”, IET Microw Antennas Propogation, vol. 49, iss. 8, 1063–1072, 2010.Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Li B., Wu B., Liang C.-H., “Study on High Gain circular waveguide array Antenna with Metamaterial Structure” Progress in Electromagnetics Research, PIER 60, 207–219,2006.Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Maria Elena de Cos, Mohamed Mantash, Anne-Claude Tarot, Fernando Las-Heras, “Dual-band Coplanar waveguide-fed smiling monopole antenna for wiFi and 4G long-term evolution applications” IET Microwaves, Antenna and Propogation, Vol. 7, iss 9, pp. 777–782, 2013.Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Chih-Yu Huang, En-Zo Yu, “A slot-monopole antenna for dual-band WLAN Applications”, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propogations Letters, Vol. 10, 2011.Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    L.-M. Si, X. Lv, “CPW-fed multi-band Omni-directional planar microstrip antenna using composite metamaterial resonators for wireless communications”, Progress in Electromagnetics Research, PIER 83, 133–146, 2008.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Amity UniversityNoidaIndia

Personalised recommendations