Physically Connected Stacked Patch Antenna Design with 100% Bandwidth

Kirill Klionovski, Atif Shamim

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Abstract

Typically, stacked patch antennas are parasitically coupled and provide larger bandwidth than a single patch antenna. Here, we show a stacked patch antenna design where square patches with semi-circular cutouts are physically connected to each other. This arrangement provides 100% bandwidth from 23.9–72.2 GHz with consistent high gain (5 dBi or more) across the entire bandwidth. In another variation, a single patch loaded with a superstrate provides 83.5% bandwidth from 25.6–62.3 GHz. The mechanism of bandwidth enhancement is explained through electromagnetic simulations. Measured reflection coefficient, radiation patterns and gain results confirm the extremely wideband performance of the design.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3208-3211
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters
Volume16
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2017

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