Reconfigurable null scanning antenna with three dimensional null steer

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Abstract

A reconfigurable null scanning antenna (RNSA) capable of continuous null steering in three-dimensional space is presented. This compact antenna maintains its common impedance bandwidth through the careful combination of resonances of both the driven and parasitic patches, and the incorporation of 12 varactors enables continuous null steer. Full wave simulations predict antenna performance, whereas impedance and pattern measurements validate simulated results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number6352860
Pages (from-to)1063-1070
Number of pages8
JournalIEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation
Volume61
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

Keywords

  • 3-D null scanning
  • cognitive radio
  • microstrip
  • pattern reconfigurable antenna

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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