Printed Yagi-Uda array for MIMO systems

Haider R. Khaleel, Hussain M. Al-Rizzo, Ayman Abbosh, Said Abushamleh

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Abstract

In this paper, A Yagi-Uda antenna array consisting of four radiating elements is presented. The array elements are oriented back to back in a cross fashion to achieve a pattern orthogonality utilizing the end-fire radiation characteristics of the Yagi-Uda antennas. This technique is proposed to reduce the mutual coupling between the radiating elements which is essential to the performance of Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) systems. Design and simulations are conducted using CST Microwave Studio which is based on the Finite Integration Technique (FIT). Results show that the correlation level is below -35 dB between the array elements at 5.2 GHz with about λ/4 separation distance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2013 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2013 - Proceedings
Pages1802-1803
Number of pages2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2013
Event2013 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2013 - Orlando, FL, United States
Duration: Jul 7 2013Jul 13 2013

Publication series

NameIEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, AP-S International Symposium (Digest)
ISSN (Print)1522-3965

Conference

Conference2013 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2013
CountryUnited States
CityOrlando, FL
Period7/7/137/13/13

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Khaleel, H. R., Al-Rizzo, H. M., Abbosh, A., & Abushamleh, S. (2013). Printed Yagi-Uda array for MIMO systems. In 2013 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2013 - Proceedings (pp. 1802-1803). [6711560] (IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, AP-S International Symposium (Digest)). https://doi.org/10.1109/APS.2013.6711560