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LTCC or LCP, a comparison using cavity backed slot antennas with pin curtains at 60 GHz

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Original languageEnglish
Publication dateApr 2010
Pages1 - 5
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Abstract

LTCC and LCP technologies are compared for 60 GHz antenna design in terms of antenna polarization purity and efficiency. Cavity backed slot (CBS) antennas with pin curtain walls are chosen as the antenna element and modelled using the FDTD technique. The performances of the antennas are analysed while changing the substrate used. Substrate losses and conductor losses are calculated and total radiated powers in lossy and lossless cases are studied to reach the final efficiency figures. The CBS antenna on LCP is found to be more efficient and have better radiation properties.

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Additional information: With accompanying conference presentation Sponsorship: The first author would like to thank Toshiba Research Europe Limited and TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) for her postgraduate scholarship. The authors are grateful to Professor Joe McGeehan for his valuable support. Terms of use: Copyright © 2010 IEEE. Reprinted with permission, from - S Dumanli, DL Paul, CJ Railton; 'LTCC or LCP, A comparison using cavity backed slot antennas with pin curtains at 60 GHz'; Fourth European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP); April 2010. This material is posted here with permission of the IEEE. Such permission of the IEEE does not in any way imply IEEE endorsement of any of the University of Bristol's products or services. Internal or personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution must be obtained from the IEEE by writing to pubs-permissions@ieee.org. By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it. Name of Conference: 4th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP) Venue of Conference: Barcelona, Spain

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  • LTCC, polarization, 60GHz antenna, LCP technologies

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