Waveguide-Fed Conformal Microstrip Patch Antenna Array

Conference: EuCAP 2009 - 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
03/23/2009 - 03/27/2009 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: EuCAP 2009

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Jin, Mou-ping; Qi, Mei-qing; Wang, Wei (East China Research Institute of Electronic Engineering (ECRIEE), Hefei 230031, China)

A microstrip antenna array fed by hybrid method, i.e. the coplanar microstrip series-fed linear patch arrays excited by waveguide slots coupling, is presented. The linear patch arrays conform to the surface of a cylinder. A novel dual slot electromagnetic coupling method is presented further to suppress its radiation to achieve good polarization purity. The array achieves perfect characteristics.