Miniaturization of Archimedean spiral antenna for wideband beamforming arrays

C. J. Park, Y. J. Yoon

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Abstract

This paper proposes a compact spiral antenna with an improved bandwidth and miniaturized radiator for 3:1 (2-6 GHz) wideband antenna beamforming arrays. The proposed antenna is composed of an Archimedean spiral antenna (ASA) with an annular ring and additional dielectric substrates with a circular hole. The spiral and ring radiators are printed between two substrates made of FR-4, with a dielectric constant of 4.5 and thickness of 1.524 mm. The size of the antenna is 30 mm × 30 mm × 3.048 mm (0.2λ × 0.2λ × 0.02λ at the lowest frequency). The reduction rate of size is up to 15% compared with a conventional ASA using an annular ring, and it also has low-profile characteristics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)125-130
Number of pages6
JournalMicrowave and Optical Technology Letters
Volume61
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Jan

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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