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Yun-fei Cao

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Xiu-yin Zhang

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Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering  2020 Vol.21 No.1 P.116-127

http://doi.org/10.1631/FITEE.1900474


Filtering antennas: from innovative concepts to industrial applications


Author(s):  Yun-fei Cao, Yao Zhang, Xiu-yin Zhang

Affiliation(s):  School of Electronic and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510641, China

Corresponding email(s):   zhangxiuyin@scut.edu.cn

Key Words:  Filtering antenna, Dual-band, Antenna array


Yun-fei Cao, Yao Zhang, Xiu-yin Zhang. Filtering antennas: from innovative concepts to industrial applications[J]. Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering, 2020, 21(1): 116-127.

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Abstract: 
A filtering antenna is a device with both filtering and radiating capabilities. It can be used to reduce the cross-band mutual coupling between the closely spaced elements operating at different frequency bands. We review the authors’ work on filtering antenna designs and three related dual-band base-station antenna arrays as application examples. The filtering antenna designs include single- and dual-polarized filtering patch antennas, a single-polarized omni-directional filtering dipole antenna, and a dual-polarized filtering dipole antenna for the base station. The filtering antennas in this paper feature an innovative concept of eliminating extra filtering circuits, unlike other available antennas. For each design, the filtering structure is finely integrated with the radiators or feeding lines. As a result, the proposed designs have the advantages of compact size, simple structure, good in-band radiation performance, and low levels of loss, and do not contain complicated filtering circuits. Based on the proposed filtering antennas, single- and dual-polarized dual-band antenna arrays were developed. Separate antenna elements at different frequency bands were used to achieve the dual-band performance. The cross-band mutual couplings between the elements at different bands were reduced substantially using the antenna inherent filtering performance. The dual-band arrays exhibited better performance as compared to typical industrial products. Some of the proposed technologies have been transferred into the industry.

滤波天线:从创新概念到工业应用

曹云飞,张垚,章秀银
华南理工大学电子与信息学院,中国广州市,510641

摘要:滤波天线兼具滤波和辐射功能,可用于减少不同频带、距离较近的天线单元间的异频耦合。本文回顾论文作者提出的几款滤波天线和3个相关的双频基站天线阵列作为应用示例。滤波天线设计包括单极化和双极化滤波贴片天线、单极化全向滤波偶极子天线及用于基站的双极化滤波偶极子天线。不同于其他天线,本文中的滤波天线是具有消除多余滤波电路的创新概念。对于每种设计,滤波结构都与辐射体或馈电线良好集成。故提出的设计具有尺寸紧凑、结构简单、带内辐射性能良好、损耗低的优点,且不包含复杂滤波电路。基于提出的滤波天线,已开发出单极化和双极化双频天线阵列。利用滤波天线自身的频率选择功能,可有效降低不同频段天线单元间的异频互耦。相比于典型工业产品,双频阵列性能更佳。一些提出的技术已实现产业化应用。

关键词:滤波天线;双频;天线阵列

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