Publication Type:

Conference Proceedings

Source:

First International Conference on Date of Conference Computational Systems and Communications (ICCSC), 2014 , IEEE, Trivandrum, India, p.7 - 11 (2014)

ISBN:

9781479960125

URL:

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?reload=true&arnumber=7032611

Keywords:

Fourier series, Radiating flare, Tapered slot antenna, Ultra wide band antennas, Vivaldi antenna

Abstract:

Antenna designed for ultra wide band (UWB) applications should offer a wider bandwidth with minimum distortion of pulses. One such antenna which meets these requirements is the Vivaldi antenna. In a conventional Vivaldi antenna the radiating flare is restricted to take an exponential profile. This paper presents the design of slot loaded Vivaldi antenna, using Fourier series approach. Here the geometry of the profile is not restricted and takes an optimized shape, to meet the objective of maximum gain subject to minimum reflection coefficient (Su). Antenna performance obtained from simulations and hardware prototype measurements shows good agreement, which verifies the proposed design concepts.

Cite this Research Publication

R. G. Anu and S Kumar, S., “Tapered slotted Vivaldi antenna design using Fourier series approach for UWB applications”, First International Conference on Date of Conference Computational Systems and Communications (ICCSC), 2014 . IEEE, Trivandrum, India, pp. 7 - 11, 2014.