Experimental investigation of a mm-wave planar antenna
Lambrakakis, Georgios D.
MetadataShow full item record
This thesis investigates a new mm-wave Bilateral Slot Line (BSL) antenna and its relation to the Linearly Tapered Slot Antenna (LTSA). The BSL antenna consists of a tapered double-sided slotline and can be viewed as two identical LTSAs sandwiched back to back. Dielectric substrates with permittivities of 2.33 and 6.0 were used to construct these antennas. The theoretical background, the design, and the performance in the frequency range 5-9 GHz of the new microwave integrated circuit antenna is presented. The effects of several parameters such as dielectric constant, stripline and slotline characteristic impedance, antenna structure, and transition scheme on the radiation patterns and return loss were experimentally investigated. Some relationships between the width of stripline and slotline, their characteristic impedance and the dielectric constant are reported. Guidelines are laid to design the LTSA and BSL antennas.
Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Feuerstein, M.; Agrawal, B.N. (1994);The AA4871 Spacecraft Design course is the capstone class for the M.S. in Astronautics at the Naval Postgraduate School. Thc design team integrated a Topaz If nuclear power system with an EOS Synthetic Aperture Radar to ...
The design and analysis of a phased array microstrip antenna for a low earth orbit communication satellite Barfield, William Lee (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1994-06);A Naval Postgraduate School spacecraft design class proposed a multiple beam, phased array, microstrip antenna as part of the preliminary design of a low earth orbit communication satellite. The antenna must provide coverage ...
Bewley, Scott A. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1998-12-01);The ability to directly oversample and digitize microwave range signals at an antenna is not possible with current electronic technologies. The objective for this thesis was to design and computer model an optical sampling ...