Dual-Polarized Highly Folded Bowtie Antenna With Slotted Self-Grounded Structure for Sub-6 GHz 5G Applications

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dc.contributor.author Alibakhshikenari, Mohammad
dc.contributor.author Virdee, Bal S.
dc.contributor.author See, Chan Hwang
dc.contributor.author Shukla, Pancham
dc.contributor.author Moghaddam, Sadegh Mansouri
dc.contributor.author Zaman, Uz Ashraf
dc.contributor.author Shafqaat, Samia
dc.contributor.author Akinsolu, Mobayode O.
dc.contributor.author Liu, Bo
dc.contributor.author Yang, Jian
dc.contributor.author Abd-Alhameed, Raed A.
dc.contributor.author Falcone, Francisco
dc.contributor.author Limiti, Ernesto
dc.date.accessioned 2022-04-08T09:33:20Z
dc.date.available 2022-04-08T09:33:20Z
dc.date.issued 2022-04-07
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., See, C. H., Shukla, P., Mansouri Moghaddam, S., Zaman, A. U., Shafqaat, S., Akinsolu, M. O., Liu, B., Yang, J., Abd-Alhameed, R., Falcone, F., & Limiti, E. (2022). Dual-Polarized Highly Folded Bowtie Antenna With Slotted Self-Grounded Structure for Sub-6 GHz 5G Applications. In IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation (Vol. 70, Issue 4, pp. 3028–3033). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
dc.identifier.issn 0018-926X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/34551
dc.description.abstract In this communication, a novel dual-polarized highly folded self-grounded Bowtie antenna that is excited through I-shaped slots is proposed for applications in sub-6 GHz 5G multiple-input-multipleoutput (MIMO) antenna systems. The antenna consists of two pairs of folded radiation petals whose base is embedded in a double layer of FR-4 substrate with a common ground-plane which is sandwiched between the two substrate layers. The ground-plane is defected with two I-shaped slots located under the radiation elements. Each pair of radiation elements are excited through a microstrip line on the top layer with RF signal that is 180º out of phase with respect to each other. The RF signal is coupled to the pair of feedlines on the top layer through the I-shaped slots from the two microstrip feedlines on the underside of the second substrate. The proposed feed mechanism gets rid of the otherwise bulky balun. The Bowtie antenna is a compact solution with dimensions of 32 × 32 × 33.8 mm3.Measured results have verified that the antenna operates over a frequency range of 3.1–5 GHz and exhibits an average gain and antenna efficiency in the vertical and horizontal polarizations of 7.5 dBi and 82.6%, respectively.
dc.description.sponsorship This project has received funding in part by the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Grant 801538, in part by the Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades, Gobierno de Spain (MCIU/AEI/FEDER, UE) under Grant RTI2018-095499- B-C31, in part by the Innovation Program under Grant H2020-MSCA-ITN- 2016 SECRET-722424, and in part by the U.K. Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) under Grant EP/E022936/1.
dc.format.extent 5
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher IEEE
dc.rights © The Authors
dc.rights Atribución 3.0 España
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/es/
dc.subject.other 5G applications
dc.subject.other Bowtie antenna
dc.subject.other Dual-polarized
dc.subject.other I-shaped slot
dc.subject.other Multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO)
dc.subject.other Slotted selfgrounded structure
dc.subject.other Sub-6 GHz
dc.title Dual-Polarized Highly Folded Bowtie Antenna With Slotted Self-Grounded Structure for Sub-6 GHz 5G Applications
dc.type article
dc.subject.eciencia Telecomunicaciones
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1109/TAP.2021.3118784
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/H2020/COFUND-GA-2017-801538
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. RTI2018-095499-B-C31
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/H2020/MSCA-ITN-2016 SECRET-722424
dc.type.version publishedVersion
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 3028
dc.identifier.publicationissue 4
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 3033
dc.identifier.publicationtitle IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ANTENNAS AND PROPAGATION
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 70
dc.identifier.uxxi AR/0000030448
dc.contributor.funder European Commission
dc.contributor.funder Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades (España)
dc.contributor.funder Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
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