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An integrated "sense-and-communicate" broad-/narrow-band optically controlled reconfigurable antenna for cognitive radio systems

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Yksityiskohdat

AlkuperäiskieliEnglanti
Sivut1016-1023
Sivumäärä8
JulkaisuMicrowave and Optical Technology Letters
Vuosikerta57
Numero4
DOI - pysyväislinkit
TilaJulkaistu - 1 huhtikuuta 2015
OKM-julkaisutyyppiA1 Alkuperäisartikkeli

Tiivistelmä

An optically controlled reconfigurable antenna with operability in both wide and narrow bands is investigated for cognitive radio systems. The proposed antenna consists of a U-shaped patch for the spectrum sensing over a wide band and two open annuli for communication in narrow sub-bands within the frequency range of 3.1-10.6 GHz. The integration of narrow and wide bands devices makes the whole antenna structure compact with a dimension of 40 × 38.5 mm2. With an inherent property of being electromagnetically transparency, four appropriately placed laser-controlled photoconductive silicon switches are adopted to achieve reconfigurable frequency characteristics in the four bands of 5.8-6.8, 6.7-7.3, 7.0-8.4, and 7.9-9.2 GHz with the reflection coefficient below -10 dB. The wide-narrowband antenna is fed by two coplanar waveguides with the isolation of S21