Vertical Array of Orthogonal Circular Polarised Quadrifilar Helix Antenna for Satellite MIMO System

Mohd Fais B. Mansor, Tim Brown, Barry Evans

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Abstract

Orthogonal circular polarization based MIMO technique has been proposed to be integrated with land mobile satellite system to further increase its link capacity. Therefore, there is a need to the antenna at the transmitter and receiver to be able to radiate in both circular polarization (right hand and left hand) simultaneously. This paper proposes a vertical array of dual circularly polarized folded meandered printed quadrifilar helix antenna to be used at the mobile terminal of the system. By element folding and meandering, the axial length of the antenna can be reduced by up to 63.3%. The simulated and measured results of the antenna array show that the antenna has good return loss at the desired frequency of 2.4 GHz, low mutual coupling with value less than -20 dB and good cross polar discrimination at the main beam direction.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRFM 2018 - 2018 IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference, Proceedings
EditorsIdnin Pasya, Aziati Husna Awang, Fauziahanim Che Seman
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages345-348
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781538667200
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2018
Event2018 IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference, RFM 2018 - Penang, Malaysia
Duration: 17 Dec 201819 Dec 2018

Publication series

NameRFM 2018 - 2018 IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference, Proceedings

Conference

Conference2018 IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference, RFM 2018
CountryMalaysia
CityPenang
Period17/12/1819/12/18

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MIMO (control systems)
MIMO systems
helices
antennas
Satellites
Antennas
Circular polarization
circular polarization
antenna arrays
Antenna arrays
folding
transmitters
discrimination
Transmitters
receivers

Keywords

  • element folding and meandering
  • MIMO satellite
  • quadrifilar helix antenna
  • vertical array

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Instrumentation

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Mansor, M. F. B., Brown, T., & Evans, B. (2018). Vertical Array of Orthogonal Circular Polarised Quadrifilar Helix Antenna for Satellite MIMO System. In I. Pasya, A. H. Awang, & F. C. Seman (Eds.), RFM 2018 - 2018 IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference, Proceedings (pp. 345-348). [8846524] (RFM 2018 - 2018 IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference, Proceedings). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/RFM.2018.8846524

Vertical Array of Orthogonal Circular Polarised Quadrifilar Helix Antenna for Satellite MIMO System. / Mansor, Mohd Fais B.; Brown, Tim; Evans, Barry.

RFM 2018 - 2018 IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference, Proceedings. ed. / Idnin Pasya; Aziati Husna Awang; Fauziahanim Che Seman. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018. p. 345-348 8846524 (RFM 2018 - 2018 IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference, Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mansor, MFB, Brown, T & Evans, B 2018, Vertical Array of Orthogonal Circular Polarised Quadrifilar Helix Antenna for Satellite MIMO System. in I Pasya, AH Awang & FC Seman (eds), RFM 2018 - 2018 IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference, Proceedings., 8846524, RFM 2018 - 2018 IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference, Proceedings, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., pp. 345-348, 2018 IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference, RFM 2018, Penang, Malaysia, 17/12/18. https://doi.org/10.1109/RFM.2018.8846524
Mansor MFB, Brown T, Evans B. Vertical Array of Orthogonal Circular Polarised Quadrifilar Helix Antenna for Satellite MIMO System. In Pasya I, Awang AH, Seman FC, editors, RFM 2018 - 2018 IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference, Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2018. p. 345-348. 8846524. (RFM 2018 - 2018 IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference, Proceedings). https://doi.org/10.1109/RFM.2018.8846524
Mansor, Mohd Fais B. ; Brown, Tim ; Evans, Barry. / Vertical Array of Orthogonal Circular Polarised Quadrifilar Helix Antenna for Satellite MIMO System. RFM 2018 - 2018 IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference, Proceedings. editor / Idnin Pasya ; Aziati Husna Awang ; Fauziahanim Che Seman. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018. pp. 345-348 (RFM 2018 - 2018 IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference, Proceedings).
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