A dual-polarized planar 77 GHz array antenna
Conference: GeMiC 2014 - German Microwave Conference
03/10/2014 - 03/12/2014 at Aachen, Germany
Proceedings: ITG-Fb. 246: GeMiC 2014
Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Pflueger, Stefan; Ziegler, Volker (Airbus Group Innovations, 81663 Munich, Germany)
Waldschmidt, Christian (Ulm University, Institute of Microwave Techniques, 89081 Ulm, Germany)
This paper presents a design approach for a dualpolarized planar antenna array for use within a polarizationagile radar system operating in the frequency range from 76 GHz to 77 GHz. A multilayer stack of organic microwave laminates is used to reach a dense integration of antenna elements and feed lines. This allows to fit individual antenna elements capable of radiating in two orthogonal linear polarizations into a near half-wavelength grid to form a two-dimensional, dual-polarized, planar antenna array.