Broadband and Low-Profile H-Plane Ridged Horn Antenna
Date of Issue2015
2015 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation & USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
This paper presents a broadband and low-profile Hplane horn antenna mounted on a large ground plane. By employing stepped ridges and an ellipse-shaped copper taper extended along the horn aperture, the proposed antenna achieves a wide bandwidth from 4.2 GHz to 18 GHz for VSWR 2 while retaining the antenna height of only 5.508mm. Acceptable gain values with nearly end-fire radiation beams are obtained over the entire frequency band.
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
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