Substrate-Integrated Folded Waveguide Slot Antenna

Sanz-Izquierdo, Benito and Young, Paul R. and Grigoropoulos, N. and Batchelor, John C. and Langley, Richard J. (2005) Substrate-Integrated Folded Waveguide Slot Antenna. In: IEEE International Workshop on Antenna Technology: Small Antennas and Novel Metamaterials. IWAT 2005, 2005 March, Singapore. (Full text available)

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Abstract

In recent years a number of researchers have proposed novel techniques for fabricating rectangular waveguide using microwave integrated circuit techniques. These so-called substrate integrated guides have been fabricated using multilayer LTCC, multi- and single-layer microwave laminates and photoimageable thick films. All of these structures result in dielectric filled rectangular waveguide and as such have a width reduction of 1/square root of the relative permittivity over conventional waveguide. Furthermore, by their very nature they are easily integrated with planar transmission lines and circuits, allowing hybrid waveguide/microstrip systems to be fabricated on a single substrate. Several researchers have investigated slot antennas and arrays in substrate-integrated guide. In this paper we show a slot antenna in a folded substrate-integrated waveguide. These waveguides have half the width of the other types of substrate-integrated waveguide. As such the present structure allows arrays of slot antennas to be more highly integrated.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: Substrate integrated waveguide slot antenna, LTCC
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics (see also: telecommunications) > TK7871.6 Antennas and waveguides
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Broadband & Wireless Communications
Depositing User: John Batchelor
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2009 12:20
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2014 14:06
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/8960 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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