High-gain and wide-bandwidth filtering planar antenna array-based solely on resonators

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High-gain and wide-bandwidth filtering planar antenna array-based solely on resonators. / Mahmud, Rashad H.; Lancaster, Michael J.

In: IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 65, No. 5, 7880637, 01.05.2017, p. 2367-2375.

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title = "High-gain and wide-bandwidth filtering planar antenna array-based solely on resonators",
abstract = "This paper presents a new approach for the design of high-gain and wide-bandwidth planar antenna arrays. It is based on the coupling matrix theory which allows the design of the arrays using all-resonator structures. The parameters of the matrix offer the flexibility of achieving a controllable bandwidth. They also introduce a frequency filtering functionality into the arrays which can remove the need to place a bandpass filter after the arrays at the very front end of a communication system. The new approach has been applied to using novel topologies to form two wideband 4 × 4 planar antenna arrays utilizing rectangular waveguide cavity resonators operated at X-band frequencies. The first topology is seventh order and based on 39 resonators configured in two waveguide-layers; that is one layer for the feed resonators and one layer for the radiating resonators. The second topology is fourth order based on 25 resonators configured only in a single waveguide-layer. Fabrication and measurements have been performed, showing very good agreement with the simulations.",
keywords = "Bandpass filter (BPF), coupling matrix theory, filtering planar antenna arrays, high-gain and wide-bandwidth planar antenna array",
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