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Novel Design and Characterization of Wide Band Hook Shaped Aperture Coupled Circularly Polarized Antenna for 5G Application

By Ravikanti Swetha and Anjaneyulu Lokam
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 113, 161-175, 2021
doi:10.2528/PIERC21040202

Abstract

This research paper presents a wideband hook shaped aperture coupled circularly polarized antenna for 5G application. It consists of three layers; a radiating copper plate (0.5 mm) as a top layer, a foam material of 2 mm thickness as a middle layer, an FR4 substrate with hook-shaped apertures in the ground plane, and a bent feed line as the bottom layer. The performance characteristics of the proposed design are improved by feeding mechanism, which entails the use of a bent shape microstrip line coupling through four hook shaped slots to generate four sequentially phased sources to excite the single layer patch antenna. The proposed antenna exhibits return loss bandwidth of 29.10% (2.8-3.81 GHz), axial ratio bandwidth of 13.47% (3.61-4.11 GHz), and cross polarization level is 20 dB which is attained at boresight and Gain of 4.08 dBic at the resonant frequency of 3.47 GHz. The proposed antenna design is fairly applicable to 5G radio band and discussed about the azimuth, elevation patterns and surface current distribution in frequency band of interest. The proposed design is simulated using High frequency structure simulator (v.13), and measured results are in good agreement with simulated ones.

Citation


Ravikanti Swetha and Anjaneyulu Lokam, "Novel Design and Characterization of Wide Band Hook Shaped Aperture Coupled Circularly Polarized Antenna for 5G Application," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 113, 161-175, 2021.
doi:10.2528/PIERC21040202
http://jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=21040202

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