A Review on Reconfigurable Antenna Analysis and Switch Technologies

Authors(1) :-Samadhan Pawar

This paper presents concept and details the switching technology of reconfigurable antennas. Reconfigurable antennas provide solution where multiple types of wireless network are used for different application. The basic advantage of reconfigurable antennas is that they can alter the antenna parameter based on required field of operation. A common technique to design a reconfigurable antenna includes a microstrip patch antenna which is integrated with switching circuit. Here, a new design approach for frequency reconfigurable antenna is introduced for possible satellite applications. Reconfigurability can be achieved by using PIN diode switches.

Authors and Affiliations

Samadhan Pawar
Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, SYCET, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

Frequency reconfigurable, Micro-Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), Microstrip patch antenna, Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO), PIN diode, Satellite communication

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Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 4 | May-June 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-06-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 06-12
Manuscript Number : IJSRST1733209
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Samadhan Pawar, " A Review on Reconfigurable Antenna Analysis and Switch Technologies", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 4, pp.06-12, May-June-2017.
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