Publication Type:

Conference Paper

Source:

2015 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, ICACCI 2015, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p.675-679 (2015)

ISBN:

9781479987917

URL:

http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84946205417&partnerID=40&md5=823ef8c45ac9546ff31816388c25eeb4

Keywords:

Antenna feeders, Conformal, Conformal antennas, Coplanar patch antennas, Coplanar waveguide feeds, Coplanar waveguides, Cylinders (shapes), Ground planes, Information science, Micro-strip patch antennas, Microstrip antennas, Microstrip devices, Microwave antennas, Mobile applications, Slot antennas, Waveguides, Wireless application, Wireless telecommunication systems

Abstract:

There is a growing need to use conformal antennas in airborne vehicles as well as wireless applications. This paper presents a planar and five conformal coplanar patch antenna designs for airborne and mobile applications. The planar antenna consists of a rectangular patch fed by a coplanar waveguide feed and is designed to resonate at 2.2 GHz. This planar antenna is then conformed around cylinders of various radiuses and is optimized to operate at 2.2GHz. An investigation of the relationship between the antenna's gain and the radius of the cylinder is performed. While the planar antenna demonstrates a gain of 5.2 dB while conformal antennas show gains from 5.2-6.4 dB as radiuses of the cylinders vary. It is observed that the decrease in the radius of cylinder increases the gain for the antenna. Thus conformal coplanar antennas show good promise for deployment in the aforementioned applications. © 2015 IEEE.

Notes:

cited By 0; Conference of International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, ICACCI 2015 ; Conference Date: 10 August 2015 Through 13 August 2015; Conference Code:115835

Cite this Research Publication

T. S. Cousik, K. Banu, A., H. Pillai, H., and Jayakumar, M., “Dependence of radius of cylindrical ground plane on the performance of coplanar based microstrip patch”, in 2015 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, ICACCI 2015, 2015, pp. 675-679.