A Thick Origami Traveling Wave Antenna

Authors

  • Gian P. Carrara Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Florida International University Miami, FL, USA
  • Muhammad Hamza Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Florida International University Miami, FL, USA
  • Constantinos L. Zekios Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Florida International University Miami, FL, USA
  • Stavros V. Georgakopoulos Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Florida International University Miami, FL, USA

Keywords:

antenna, circular polarization, hinge, thick origami, travelling wave antenna

Abstract

This paper presents a thick origami foldable traveling wave antenna. A typical microstrip rampart-line antenna is appropriately modified to enable folding/unfolding capability using a surrogate hinge. This antenna is designed on a 1:5 mmthick FR4 substrate circularly polarized at 3:4 GHz and exhibits a peak gain of approximately 2:85 dB at broadside.

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Published

2020-11-07

How to Cite

Gian P. Carrara, Muhammad Hamza, Constantinos L. Zekios, & Stavros V. Georgakopoulos. (2020). A Thick Origami Traveling Wave Antenna. The Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal (ACES), 35(11), 1416–1417. Retrieved from https://journals.riverpublishers.com/index.php/ACES/article/view/7619

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