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Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering  2023 Vol.24 No.10 P.1504-1512


A low-profile dual-polarization programmable dual-beam scanning antenna array

Author(s):  Shichao ZHU, Yuanfan NING, Hongbo CHU, Pei XIAO, Gaosheng LI

Affiliation(s):  College of Electrical and Information Engineering, Hunan University, Changsha 410082, China

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Shichao ZHU, Yuanfan NING, Hongbo CHU, Pei XIAO, Gaosheng LI. A low-profile dual-polarization programmable dual-beam scanning antenna array[J]. Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering, 2023, 24(10): 1504-1512.

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A low-profile dual-polarization dual-beam scanning antenna array based on holographic control theory is presented in this paper. The radiating elements are ingeniously designed to achieve reconfigurable polarization and modulation of the radiation phase by controlling the state of the PIN diodes integrated on each element. A 72-channel series-parallel equal-amplitude and in-phase feeding network is integrated with the radiating array to achieve low-profile characteristics. The two-dimensional (2D) dynamic and accurate deflection of the beam is achieved by a designed direct current (DC) bias circuit that digitally encodes the antenna array using the single-chip microcontroller. A 2-element subarray and a 6×12 array have been fabricated and the digitally controllable radiation pattern of this antenna system has been experimentally verified. The antenna system can achieve the beam scanning of -30° to 30° with a step-scan of 5° at 11 GHz. The proposed antenna system is characterized by low profile, low cost, easy integration, and accurate beam steering, and holds broad application prospects in radar systems, smart antennas, and other fields.


摘要:提出一种基于全息控制理论的低剖面双极化双波束扫描天线阵列。巧妙设计辐射单元,以通过控制集成在每个单元上的PIN二极管的状态实现可重构极化和辐射相位调制。将一个72通道的串并联等幅同相馈电网络与辐射阵列集成,实现阵列的低剖面特性。通过设计直流偏置电路,利用单片机对天线阵列数字编码,实现波束的二维动态精确偏转。加工制作了一个2单元子阵列和一个6×12阵列,并对该天线系统的数字可控辐射方向图特性进行实验验证。该天线系统可以在11 GHz实现−30°至30°的波束扫描,步进扫描角为5°。该天线系统具有体积小、成本低、易于集成、波束控制准确等特点,在雷达系统、智能天线等领域具有广阔的应用前景。

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