Planar reconfigurable antennas

Christos G. Christodoulou, L. F. Feldner, V. Zachou, D. Anagnostou

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Abstract

In this paper it is shown that planar reconfigurable antennas can cover a wide range of designs such as fractal antennas, triangular antennas, monopole, dipoles, log-periodic etc. Some of these designs can also be used to yield tunable electrically small antennas for miniature wireless device applications. In all cases RF MEMS switches are used to achieve reconfigurability and multi-functionality. Some of the challenges that the designer has to face in biasing and integrating switches with the antenna are presented and discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2006 First European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
PublisherIEEE
ISBN (Print)9789290929376
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2006
Event1st European Conference on Antennas and Propagation 2006 - Nice, France
Duration: 6 Nov 200610 Nov 2006

Conference

Conference1st European Conference on Antennas and Propagation 2006
CountryFrance
CityNice
Period6/11/0610/11/06

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aerospace Engineering

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    Christodoulou, C. G., Feldner, L. F., Zachou, V., & Anagnostou, D. (2006). Planar reconfigurable antennas. In 2006 First European Conference on Antennas and Propagation [4585043] IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/EUCAP.2006.4585043