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A New Broadband Antenna of High Gain: the Double-Cornu Spiral Antenna

By Paul Tcheg, Matthias Möck, and David Pouhè
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 118, 199-212, 2022
doi:10.2528/PIERC22010608

Abstract

A new planar compact antenna composed of two crossed Cornu spirals is presented. Each Cornu spiral is fed from the center of the linearly part of the curvature between the two spirals, which builds the clothoid. Sequential rotation is applied using a sequential phase network to obtain circular polarization and increase the effective bandwidth. Signal integrity issues have been addressed and designed to ensure high quality of signal propagation. As a result, the antenna shows good radiation characteristics in the bandwidth of interest. Compared to antennas of the same size in the literature, it is broadband and of high gain. Although the proposed antenna has been designed for K- and Ka-band operations, it can also be developed for lower and upper frequencies because of the linearity of the Maxwell equations.

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Paul Tcheg, Matthias Möck, and David Pouhè, "A New Broadband Antenna of High Gain: the Double-Cornu Spiral Antenna," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 118, 199-212, 2022.
doi:10.2528/PIERC22010608
http://jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=22010608

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