Simplification and Implementation of Decoupling and Matching Network With Port Pattern-Shaping Capability for Two Closely Spaced Antennas

Simplification and Implementation of Decoupling and Matching Network With Port Pattern-Shaping Capability for Two Closely Spaced Antennas
Title:
Simplification and Implementation of Decoupling and Matching Network With Port Pattern-Shaping Capability for Two Closely Spaced Antennas
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IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation
DOI:
10.1109/TAP.2015.2430875
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Publication Date:
07 May 2015
Citation:
X. Tang, X. Qing and Z. N. Chen, "Simplification and Implementation of Decoupling and Matching Network With Port Pattern-Shaping Capability for Two Closely Spaced Antennas," in IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 63, no. 8, pp. 3695-3699, Aug. 2015. doi: 10.1109/TAP.2015.2430875
Abstract:
A simple U-shaped decoupling and matching network (DMN) with port pattern-shaping capability is presented for two closely spaced antennas. When the antennas are identical and symmetrically positioned, we prove that the port pattern remains unchanged, although an infinite number of U-shaped DMNs can be designed. Subsequently, two methods are proposed to enable port pattern-shaping capability without changing the antennas, i.e., changing the impedance matrix by adding a cross network between the antennas, and by introducing asymmetry to the U-shaped DMNs. These methods offer more freedom to the compact antenna system design especially in terms of pattern shaping.
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0018-926X
1558-2221
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