Recent Development of Substrate Edge Antennas and Arrays for Millimeter-Wave Communication

Lei Wang, Xiaoxing Yin

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Abstract

Electromagnetic (EM) emission from substrate edges is increasing significantly when the communication systems move from the first generation to the fifth generation using millimeter waves. It is reasonable and very interesting to utilize the substrate edge to design antennas. For example, H-plane horn antennas are implemented in commercial substrates using the substrate integrated waveguide (SIW) technology. H-plane SIW horns have the advantages of low profile, good gain, and little EM interactions due to the closed structure. In addition, radiation from the substrate edges also can be in leaky waves, which features simple feedings, good impedance matching and high gain. Substrate edge antennas (SEAs) are easy to form arrays with multiple beams or steering beams, and also very suitable to be employed together with packaging technologies. SEAs and the arrays are very promising in the next generation communication systems, like in handset terminals.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2020 International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (ISAP)
PublisherIEEE
Pages599-600
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)978-4-88552-326-7
ISBN (Print)978-1-7281-5909-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jan 2021

Keywords

  • Aperture antenna
  • Horn antenna
  • Leaky-wave antenna (LWA)
  • Phased array
  • Substrate integrated waveguide (SIW)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Instrumentation

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