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Dielectric Loaded Exponentially Tapered Slot Antenna Utilizing Substrate Integrated Waveguide Technology for Millimeter Wave Applications

By Subramaniam Ramesh and Thipparaju Rama Rao
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 42, 149-164, 2013
doi:10.2528/PIERC13062003

Abstract

A novel compact dielectric loaded Exponentially Tapered Slot (ETS) antenna using Substrate Integrated Waveguide (SIW) technology is presented in this paper for Millimeter (Mm) wave wireless communication applications. The dielectric loaded ETS antenna and compact SIW feed are fabricated on a single substrate. The compact SIW feeding structure results in a considerable reduction in size and eliminates the unwanted radiations from feed. The proposed antenna is designed, fabricated, and investigated at 60 GHz. Furthermore, the proposed antenna design is simulated using electromagnetic software CST Microwave Studio and the comparison is made with Ansys HFSS to validate the design procedure. The measurement results are compared with simulated results.

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Subramaniam Ramesh and Thipparaju Rama Rao, "Dielectric Loaded Exponentially Tapered Slot Antenna Utilizing Substrate Integrated Waveguide Technology for Millimeter Wave Applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 42, 149-164, 2013.
doi:10.2528/PIERC13062003
http://jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=13062003

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