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IJSTR >> Volume 9 - Issue 1, January 2020 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616

Design Of A Novel Conformal Leaky-Wave Antenna (Clwa) On A Convex Surface For Ku Band

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Dhruva Chaudhary S C Gupta



Conformal Leaky Wave Antenna, Reflection Coefficient, Substrate Integrated Waveguide, Return Loss, Reflection Coefficient



This research demonstrates the capability to conform a Substrate Integrated Waveguide Conformal Leaky-Wave Antenna (SIW-CLWA) design, which ensures an enhanced efficiency in the Ku band, with better return loss curve in terms of its shape and trend. This design employs a substrate called ROGER RT DUROID 5880 and is comprised of 7-unit cell patches. The designed Antenna is analyzed for its radiation pattern. The narrow band of the proposed CWLA in the Ku band is acquired at the frequency of 14.56GHz with gain dB of -53.147. Compared to the existing Goubau-line leaky-wave antenna, the proposed CLWA gives an enhanced result in the Ku band in terms of frequency and gain. The measured return loss is 10dB better compared to the existing Antenna design.



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