An Uncoupled Rematching Technique for Coupled Receive Arrays

Conference: GeMiC 2014 - German Microwave Conference
03/10/2014 - 03/12/2014 at Aachen, Germany

Proceedings: ITG-Fb. 246: GeMiC 2014

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Caizzone, Stefano; Dreher, Achim (German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany)

Miniaturized antenna arrays face antenna engineers with the effect of mutual coupling, which may degrade the overall performance due to pattern distortion and mismatch. The present work shows an uncoupled rematching technique for coupled receive arrays, by using simple separate matching networks for each element of a rotationally-symmetric array. The improvements in obtained performance will be presented.