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Performance Analysis of Microstrip Conformal Antenna Array and Effect of Mutual Coupling for Different Curvature

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International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2016
Authors:
Prashansha Kumari, Brajlata Chauhan, Sandip Vijay
10.5120/ijca2016908507

Prashansha Kumari, Brajlata Chauhan and Sandip Vijay. Article: Performance Analysis of Microstrip Conformal Antenna Array and Effect of Mutual Coupling for Different Curvature. International Journal of Computer Applications 135(9):30-35, February 2016. Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = {Prashansha Kumari and Brajlata Chauhan and Sandip Vijay},
	title = {Article: Performance Analysis of Microstrip Conformal Antenna Array and Effect of Mutual Coupling for Different Curvature},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2016},
	volume = {135},
	number = {9},
	pages = {30-35},
	month = {February},
	note = {Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA}
}

Abstract

This geometry can offer certain characteristics that can’t be achieve by planner antenna. Antenna is design to function in 2.4 GHz wireless radio band. This work present performance of 4-element conformal antenna array for cylindrical surface and observe effect of mutual coupling between patch. In this, angle is preserved to conform the shape to reduce extra drag. The radius of cylinder is considered to be atleast one quarter wavelength or slightly more. The simulated results shows its resonant frequency is not affected with change in curvature however the radiation patterns are significantly affected more in elevation direction and less in azimuth. Simulations has been carried on CST software.

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Keywords

Conformal antenna array, CST studio suite, mutual coupling, microstrip patch antenna.