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A Circularly Polarized Circularly-Slotted-Patch Antenna with Two Asymmetrical Rectangular Truncations for Nanosatellite Antenna

By Peberlin Parulian Sitompul, Josaphat Tetuko Sri Sumantyo, Farohaji Kurniawan, Cahya Edi Santosa, Timbul Manik, Katsumi Hattori, Steven Gao, and Jann-Yenq Liu
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 90, 225-236, 2019
doi:10.2528/PIERC18120503

Abstract

In this paper, a circularly polarized slot-patch antenna for nanosatellite is presented. The novel design of the circularly polarized wave conducted by two asymmetrical rectangular-truncation techniques implemented on a circularly-slotted-patch on the front side and a deformed-shifted-feedline on the back side of the substrate. The antenna is printed on substrates with the dielectric constant of 2.17 and thickness of 1.6 mm. The resonant frequency of the proposed antenna is set at 2.2 GHz with the minimum requirement of the axial ratio bandwidth (ARBW) of 300 MHz. The proposed antenna produces under -10 dB impedance bandwidth (IBW) 1.2765 GHz or equal to 58% (1.7235-3 GHz) with Left-Handed Circular Polarization (LHCP). The average antenna gain reaches 4.5 dBic at 2.2 GHz and the ARBW 327.5 MHz or about 14.88% (2.0275-2.355 GHz). This paper includes the description and presentation of the completed discussion.

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Peberlin Parulian Sitompul, Josaphat Tetuko Sri Sumantyo, Farohaji Kurniawan, Cahya Edi Santosa, Timbul Manik, Katsumi Hattori, Steven Gao, and Jann-Yenq Liu, "A Circularly Polarized Circularly-Slotted-Patch Antenna with Two Asymmetrical Rectangular Truncations for Nanosatellite Antenna," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 90, 225-236, 2019.
doi:10.2528/PIERC18120503
http://jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=18120503

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