CPW-fed slot antenna for UWB short-range impulse radar systems

Lingsheng Yang, Emad Tammam, Kuniaki Yoshitomi, Satoshi Ijiguchi, Haruichi Kanaya, Keiji Yoshida, Akira Ishikawa, Shugo Fukagawa, Noriyuki Kodama, Akihiro Tahira

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A novel coplanar waveguide (CPW) fed slot antenna for ultra-wideband (UWB) short range impulse radar systems is presented. A floating metal layer on the bottom of the antenna's substrate is used to realize the one-sided directional radiation and high gain. The antenna's dimensions are optimized to achieve impedance bandwidth of 7.8-9.2 GHz. The final size of the antenna is 29mm × 16mm × 1.6 mm. The proposed antenna is simulated, fabricated, and measured while a good agreement between the simulation and measurement results is obtained.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1604-1610
Number of pages7
JournalIEICE Electronics Express
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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