Ka-band Vivaldi Antenna with Novel Core Element for High-Gain

TitleKa-band Vivaldi Antenna with Novel Core Element for High-Gain
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of PublicationIn Press
AuthorsHoang, MHa, Yang, K, John, M, McEvoy, P, Ammann, MJ
Conference NameLAPC - Loughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference
Pagination(accepted)
Conference Start Date13/11/2017
Conference LocationLoughborough, UK
Abstract

A high gain Vivaldi antenna employing an integrated core element is proposed. The maximum antenna gain is 16.9 dBi and it performs better than 14 dBi over the complete Ka (24 40 GHz) band. The design methodology, excitation arrangement and field distribution features are described.