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Vol. 163, Issue 1, January 2014, pp. 9-14




Curtain Antenna Array Simulation Research Based on MATLAB

1 Hongbo LIU, 1 Jun GAO, 1 Fang HE, 2 Qintao LIU

1 Electronics Engineering College, Naval University of Engineering, Wuhan Hubei 430033, China
2 College of Science & Arts Jianghan University, Wuhan Hubei 430056, China
Tel.: 13657220317, fax: 027-83444055

E-mail: wuhanliuliu@126.com


Received: 5 November 2013 /Accepted: 9 January 2014 /Published: 31 January 2014

Digital Sensors and Sensor Sysstems


Abstract: For the radiating capacity of curtain antenna array, this paper constructs a three- line-four-column curtain antenna array using cage antenna as the antenna array element and obtains a normalizing 3D radiation patterns through conducting simulation with MATLAB. Meanwhile, the relationships between the antenna spacing and the largest directivity coefficient, as well as the communication frequency and largest directivity coefficient are analyzed in this paper. It turns out that the max value will generate when the antenna spacing is around 18 m and the best communication effect will be achieved when the communication frequency is about 12.4 MHz.


Keywords: Curtain antenna, Antenna array, Intelligent antenna, MATLAB, Cage antenna.


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