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Wireless indoor millimeter-wave beamforming array
Author(s): Y. M. Tao; G. Y. Delisle
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Paper Abstract

A practical design of a compact integrated Rotman lens is presented, which will be used as a beamformer of multiple beam antenna arrays in wireless indoor communication network. An improved design equations of integrated Rotman lens is derived to calculate the lens contour and a non-circular focal arc is introduced in beam ports to minimize the phase aberrations on the aperture of array. A log-periodic electromagnetic coupling microstrip patch array is adopted as radiation elements. Both theoretical and experimental results show the designed multiple beam antenna has wide band width performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 November 1998
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3465, Millimeter and Submillimeter Waves IV, (13 November 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.331189
Show Author Affiliations
Y. M. Tao, Univ. Laval (Canada)
G. Y. Delisle, Univ. Laval (Canada)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3465:
Millimeter and Submillimeter Waves IV
Mohammed N. Afsar, Editor(s)

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