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Preliminary antenna system design for FMCW avalanche radar

Mohd Isa, Farah Nadia and Ash, Matthew and Brennan, P.V. (2011) Preliminary antenna system design for FMCW avalanche radar. In: 30th URSI General Assembly and Scientific Symposium, URSIGASS 2011, 13-20 Aug. 2011, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Abstract

This paper described the design and construction of a preliminary microstrip array antenna at 5.3 GHz. The antenna is going to be applied to an FMCW avalanche radar. The antenna design which composed of an array of 4 × 2 patches could achieve the high gain of 15.6 dB with a wideband of 90%. The high gain and wideband attributes is also achieved by separating the feed network from the main patches and increasing the antenna height. In order to ensure the power is transferred smoothly from the main input port, the feed network is designed in a nover spider-like tapered feed while ensuring the antenna performance is not affected.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 5359/38161 (ISBN: 978-1-4244-5117-3, DOI: 10.1109/URSIGASS.2011.6050522)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Antenna design; Antenna performance; Antenna system; Design and construction; Feed networks; High gain; Input port; Microstrip array antennas; Wide-band
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101 Telecommunication. Including telegraphy, radio, radar, television
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Farah Nadia Mohd Isa
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2014 16:45
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2018 12:03
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/38161

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