Integrated Millimeter-Wave Antennas for On-Chip Communication

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S. Zainud-Deen
S. Abd Elhamied
H. Abd El-Azem Malhat

Abstract

This paper introduces the design and analysis of circularly polarized (CP) and dual-polarized on-chip microstrip antennas for wireless communication at 60 GHz. The CP on-chip antenna consists of a circular aluminum patch with two overlapped circular slots fed by the transmission line. The radiation characteristics of the CP have been analyzed using the finite integration technique and finite element method based electromagnetic solvers. The CP antenna introduces left-hand circular polarization and employs as on-chip transmitter. A design of dual-polarized on-chip microstrip antenna at 60 GHz is investigated and is employed as on-chip receiver. The dual ports of the dual polarized antenna are designed with high isolation between them in order to be used as a two on-chip receivers. The radiation characteristics of the dual-port antenna have been calculated. The effect of the separation distance between the CP-antenna and the dual-polarized antenna on the same chip has been investigated. The performance parameters like the reflection coefficient, transmission coefficient, and the transmission gain of the two antennas at different separation distances have been introduced.

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Zainud-Deen, S., Abd Elhamied, S., & Malhat, H. (2016). Integrated Millimeter-Wave Antennas for On-Chip Communication. Advanced Electromagnetics, 5(1), 22-29. https://doi.org/10.7716/aem.v5i1.333
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S. Zainud-Deen, Faculty of Electronic Engineering- Minoufiya university

Saber Helmy Zauind-Deen was born in Menouf, Egypt, on November 15, 1955. He received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Menoufia University in 1973 and 1982, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Antenna Engineering from Menoufia University, Egypt in 1988. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the Faculty of Electronic Engineering, Menoufia University, Egypt. His research interest at present include microstrip and leaky wave antennas, DRA, RFID, optimization techniques, FDFD and FDTD, scattering problems and breast cancer detection.

S. Abd Elhamied, Faculty of Electronic Engineering- Minoufiya university

Saied Abd Elhamied: was born in Menouf, Egypt, on July 1, 1991. He received the B.Sc. degree from Menoufia University in 2013. He is currently an Teaching Assistant in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the Faculty of Electronic Engineering, Menoufia University, Egypt. He is currently working toward her M.Sc. degree in Antenna Engineering from Menoufia University. His research interest at present include on-chip antennas, DRA, transmitarray, and reflectarray.

H. Abd El-Azem Malhat, Faculty of Electronic Engineering- Minoufiya university

Hend Abd El-Azem Mahat was born in Menouf, Egypt, on December 12, 1982. She received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Menoufia University in 2004 and 2007, respectively. She received her Ph.D. degree in Antenna Engineering from Menoufia University, Egypt in 2011. She is currently an Associat Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the Faculty of Electronic Engineering, Menoufia University, Egypt. Her research interest at present includes graphene antennas, plasma antennas, wavelet techniques, transmitarray, reflectarray and RFID.

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