AN INVESTIGATION OF SIDE LOBE SUPPRESSION IN INTEGRATED PRINTED ANTENNA STRUCTURES WITH 3D REFLECTORS

Marija Milijic, Aleksandar Nešić, Bratislav Milovanović

DOI Number
10.2298/FUEE1703391M
First page
391
Last page
402

Abstract


The paper discusses the problem of side lobe suppression in the radiation pattern of printed antenna arrays with different 3D reflector surfaces. The antenna array of eight symmetrical pentagonal dipoles with corner reflectors of various angles is examined. All investigated antenna arrays are fed by the same feeding network of impedance transformers enabling necessary amplitude distribution. Considering the different reflector surfaces, the influence of parasitic radiation from feeding network on side lobe suppression is studied to prevent the reception of unwanted noise and to increase a gain


Keywords

Printed antenna array, Reflector antennas, Side lobe suppression, Symmetrical pentagonal dipole

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