RIGOROUS ANALYSIS OF A COMPACT TRIANGULAR ANTENNA ARRAY USING THE SPECTRAL DOMAIN METHOD

Authors

  • C. Aissaoui
  • A. Benghalia
  • I. Messaoudene

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1590/2179-10742017v16i1725

Keywords:

Triangular patch antenna, compact circular array, spectral domain method, radiation pattern

Abstract

The main objective of this work is the characterization of triangular array antenna with circular form by using the spectral domain technique. Firstly, the spectral domain formulation of single triangular patch antenna is given, in order to calculate its resonant frequencies and its radiation patterns. Then, we calculate and plot the total radiated field which is the multiplication of a single element radiation by the array factor, when patches are made in a circular arrangement. Comparing to the exiting array antenna design, the numerical results, obtained from the implementation of our calculations, have shown that the networking increases the gain, improves the directivity and controls the bandwidth with a compact form of the antenna arrangement. In addition the effects of different parameters of the structure on its performances are presented.

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2017-08-01

How to Cite

C. Aissaoui, A. Benghalia, & I. Messaoudene. (2017). RIGOROUS ANALYSIS OF A COMPACT TRIANGULAR ANTENNA ARRAY USING THE SPECTRAL DOMAIN METHOD . Journal of Microwaves, Optoelectronics and Electromagnetic Applications (JMOe), 16(1), 16–24. https://doi.org/10.1590/2179-10742017v16i1725

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