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Tri-Band Endfire Antenna Array with Wide Angles of Beam-Scanning Capability for 5G mmWave Mobile Communications

Zidour, Ali; Ayad, Mouloud; Alibakhshikenari, Mohammad; Basherlou, Haleh Jahanbakhsh; Parchin, Naser Ojaroudi; See, Chan Hwang


Ali Zidour

Mouloud Ayad

Mohammad Alibakhshikenari

Haleh Jahanbakhsh Basherlou


In this paper, a novel multiband phased array antenna with endfire radiation pattern is designed at millimeter-wave (mmWave) frequency bands for 5G mobile applications. The proposed antenna element is a compact quasi-Yagi with a modified dipole driver to generate multiband operation arranged on low-loss RO4003C materiel. The antenna array achieves excellent performance and covers wide frequency ranges of (24.15-29.8 GHz), (36.2-50 GHz) to support 5G NR bands; 26, 28, 39 and the new allocated 48 GHz. The array can exhibit a maximum realized gain from 8.4 dBi to 11.8 dBi. The pattern can be steered to cover wide scan angles by varying the phase shift and fulfilling beam-scanning applications.

Presentation Conference Type Conference Paper (unpublished)
Conference Name IEEE MTTW Conference 2023
Start Date Oct 4, 2023
End Date Oct 6, 2023
Deposit Date Dec 20, 2023
Keywords Endfire antenna array, 5G NR bands, mmWave, multiband operation, beamforming, beam steering
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