Low profile bidirectional antenna for Linear Wireless Sensors Networks
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: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Orefice, M.; Dassano, G. (LACE, Dipartimento diElettronica, Politecnico di Torino, C.so Duca degli Abruzzi, 24, 10129 Torino, Italy)
This paper presents a new type of antenna that can be used in Linear Wireless Sensors Networks (LWSN) in the ISM frequency band (2.4-2.48 GHz) with bidirectional characteristics in order to maximize the link efficiency. The antenna consists of an array of 4 transverse waveguide slots, fed out of phase, and the position of the slots has been optimized by means of simulations taking into account all secondary effects.