Design and development of the FERMI antenna as receiving element of PMMW imaging was discussed. The required characteristics of the antenna for the array were a circular radiation pattern to achieve the optimum coupling with a dielectric lens and narrow-width geometry to obtain a high resolution of imaging. FERMI antenna was obtained with the circular radiation beam pattern having the beam width of 52° and the geometrical width of 0.58λ0. Using the FDTD analysis, it was found that the beam width of the E-plane and H-plane of the FERMI antenna could be controlled by changing the width of the aperture and the position of the infection point of Fermi-Dirac taper profile.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, AP-S International Symposium (Digest)|
|Publication status||Published - 2004 Sep 28|
|Event||IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Symposium 2004 Digest held in Conjunction with: USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting - Monterey, CA, United States|
Duration: 2004 Jun 20 → 2004 Jun 25
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering