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UWB with Gain Enhancement Archimedean Spiral Microstrip serial Array Antennas for On-board Satellite Communications

Mahmoud Rajab, Fatma El-Hefnawi, Salwa H. Elramly. Published in Signal Processing.

Communications on Applied Electronics
Year of Publication: 2017
Publisher: Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Authors: Mahmoud Rajab, Fatma El-Hefnawi, Salwa H. Elramly
10.5120/cae2017652731

Mahmoud Rajab, Fatma El-Hefnawi and Salwa H Elramly. UWB with Gain Enhancement Archimedean Spiral Microstrip serial Array Antennas for On-board Satellite Communications. Communications on Applied Electronics 7(11):16-22, December 2017. BibTeX

@article{10.5120/cae2017652731,
	author = {Mahmoud Rajab and Fatma El-Hefnawi and Salwa H. Elramly},
	title = {UWB with Gain Enhancement Archimedean Spiral Microstrip serial Array Antennas for On-board Satellite Communications},
	journal = {Communications on Applied Electronics},
	issue_date = {December 2017},
	volume = {7},
	number = {11},
	month = {Dec},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {2394-4714},
	pages = {16-22},
	numpages = {7},
	url = {http://www.caeaccess.org/archives/volume7/number11/790-2017652731},
	doi = {10.5120/cae2017652731},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}
}

Abstract

Microstrip Archimedean spiral antennas are suitable for wideband satellite communications when CubeSat is used because of its light weight and small size. The wide band frequency response of the spiral antennas can be achieved by properly choosing their outer and inner radius .In this paper a spiral microstrip antennas are designed on FR-4, giving an ultra-wide band from 6-to-22GHz which covers all working satellite bands. High gain directive beam with suitable radiations in multiple frequencies for on-board satellite communications is obtained.

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Keywords

UWB, Serial Array, DASMA, RT 5880, Gain enhancement