Diversity Antenna for Vehicular Communications in Microwave and mm-Wave Bands

Pour Sohrab, A., Karadimas, P. and Huang, Y. (2019) Diversity Antenna for Vehicular Communications in Microwave and mm-Wave Bands. In: 2019 IEEE-APS Topical Conference on Antennas and Propagation in Wireless Communications (APWC), Granada, Spain, 09-13 Sep 2019, pp. 109-111. ISBN 9781728105673 (doi: 10.1109/APWC.2019.8870402)

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A dual band diversity antenna is proposed for vehicular communications. The antenna works at both 5.9 GHz and 60 GHz simultaneously which makes it a suitable candidate for next generation intelligent transportation systems (ITS). High isolation of the two antenna elements with transmission less than -25 dB at both bands guarantees an optimum diversity performance. The theoretical limit of the diversity gain according to the propagation condition is investigated. It is shown that the effective diversity antenna gain (DAG) of the design is 8.7 dB in a uniform propagation scenario which is only 0.04 dB less than the theoretical limit.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Karadimas, Dr Petros and Pour Sohrab, Mr Abed and Huang, Yingke
Authors: Pour Sohrab, A., Karadimas, P., and Huang, Y.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Systems Power and Energy
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2019 IEEE
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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
301563Bandwidth and Energy Efficient Compact Multi-Antenna Systems for Connected Autonomous VehiclesPetros KaradimasEngineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)EP/R041660/1ENG - Systems Power & Energy