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Single-Layer Quad-Band Printed Reflectarray Antenna with Dual Linear Polarization

Hasani, H. ; Peixeiro, C. ; Skrivervik, A. ; Perruisseau-Carrier, J.

IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation Vol. 63, Nº 12, pp. 5522 - 5528, December, 2015.

ISSN (print): 0018-926X
ISSN (online): 0018-926X

Scimago Journal Ranking: 1,74 (in 2015)

Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TAP.2015.2481918

A novel single layer, dual linear polarized unit cell is introduced for a quad-band reflectarray antenna in the Kuband centered around 12, 13, 14, and 15.5 GHz. The unit-cell design is such that the resultant reflectarray antenna can be
considered as four different reflectarray antennas, each with a
specific beam shape, sharing one aperture. As proof-of-concept,
two quad-band reflectarray antenna prototypes having a plate size of 20 × 20 cm2 have been designed and fabricated each with a certain beam direction versus frequency. Measurement and simulation
results show satisfactory performance of both reflectarray antennas at each frequency.