Deep Integration Antenna Array: Design Philosophy and Principles
Paper in proceedings, 2019

An active integrated antenna array is designed through a new design low called Deep Integration. Amplifier output currents are combined to synthesize the optimal antenna current distribution to produce the desired radiation characteristics. The electromagnetic field from a cluster of amplifiers is power-combined in low-loss (air) dielectrics inside a single antenna element to increase the total radiated output power. These elements can be combined in an array to further increase radiated power. Such solutions are highly compact in size and capable of delivering high Effective Radiated Power (ERP), which is particularly important in the area of mm-wave integrated circuit design for wireless applications. A simulation example is provided of a Deep Integration antenna array, demonstrating the design philosophy and principles.

Transistors

Integrated circuit modeling

Impedance matching

Impedance

Antenna arrays

Gain

Author

Rob Maaskant

Chalmers, Electrical Engineering, Communication and Antenna Systems

Oleg Iupikov

Chalmers, Electrical Engineering, Communication and Antenna Systems, Antennas

Cornelis van Puijenbroek

Chalmers, Electrical Engineering, Communication and Antenna Systems, Antennas

Wan-Chun Liao

Chalmers, Electrical Engineering, Communication and Antenna Systems, Antennas

Marion Matters-Kammerer

Marianna Ivashina

Chalmers, Electrical Engineering, Communication and Antenna Systems, Antennas

2019 13th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP)
Krakow, Poland,

Subject Categories

Telecommunications

Aerospace Engineering

Other Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering

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Created

8/25/2019