Analysis of ultra-wideband linear antenna arrays

K Gentner, Philip, GS Hilton, MA Beach, F Mecklenbrauker, Christop

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Abstract

This contribution presents the beamforming behaviour of ultra-wideband (UWB) arrays. The arrays consist of multiple ultra-wideband monopole antenna elements which are mounted on a groundplane. The beamforming behaviour is analyzed in the time- and in the frequency-domain. Especially in the UWB - Impulse Radio scenario the time domain characterization of the antenna arrays is very important. The target application of such UWB - Impulse Radio antenna arrays would be a smart antenna system with beamforming and beamsteering potential, to deliver high-definition video or uncompressed audio to mobile devices. Therefore, several antenna array types were set up experimentally and measured in an anechoic chamber as part of the COST 2100 Short Term Scientific Mission UWBeams II
Original languageEnglish
PublisherCOST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology)
Pages4 p
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2010

Publication series

NameCOST 2100 TD(10)11045

Bibliographical note

Additional information: A document presented to the 11th Management Committee Meeting of COST2010 (European Cooperation in the Field of Scientific and Technical Research), held in Aalborg, Denmark, June 2nd - 4th, 2010.

Keywords

  • linear
  • antenna arrays
  • UWB
  • ultra-wideband

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