Radiation Characteristics of NRD-Guide-Compatible Pyramidal Horn Antenna at 60 GHz

Futoshi KUROKI  Tsukasa YONEYAMA  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E88-C   No.7   pp.1523-1525
Publication Date: 2005/07/01
Online ISSN: 
DOI: 10.1093/ietele/e88-c.7.1523
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Microwaves, Millimeter-Waves
Keyword: 
millimeter-wave integrated circuits,  dielectric waveguides,  horn antennas,  NRD guide,  

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Summary: 
A technique to control the radiation pattern of an NRD-guide-compatible pyramidal horn antenna, which consists of a tapered dielectric rod inserted into the horn, was developed for multiple access LAN applications at 60 GHz. By using this simple technique, the half-power beamwidth can be controlled from 11to 40.