Design of WCDMA Indoor Repeater Antenna for High Isolation using the Absorber based on Metamaterial Structure

메타구조 기반의 흡수체를 이용한 높은 격리도 특성의 WCDMA 댁내형 중계기 안테나 설계

  • Kim, Hyoung-Jun (Information and Telecommunication Engineering, Soongsil University) ;
  • Yoon, Na-Nae (Information and Telecommunication Engineering, Soongsil University) ;
  • Seo, Chul-Hun (Information and Telecommunication Engineering, Soongsil University)
  • 김형준 (숭실대학교 정보통신전자공학부) ;
  • 윤나내 (숭실대학교 정보통신전자공학부) ;
  • 서철헌 (숭실대학교 정보통신전자공학부)
  • Received : 2012.04.30
  • Accepted : 2012.06.14
  • Published : 2012.06.25

Abstract

In this paper, WCDMA indoor repeater antenna using an absorber based on metamaterial structure for high isolation is proposed. The proposed antenna consist of the main patch with the absorber based on metamaterial structure and parasitic patch. The WCDMA bandwidth is obtained by utilizing the coupling between the main and parasitic patches. The size of the absorber based on metamaterial structure is $13mm{\times}13mm$, the absorption is about 94 % at 2.18 GHz. The isolation characteristic of proposed WCDMA indoor repeater antenna between the service and donor antennas is improved by using a absorber based on metamaterial. The proposed WCDMA indoor repeater antenna has a gain higher than 6 dBi with a VSWR less than 2, and an isolation between the service and donor antennas greater than 85 dB over the WCDMA band from 1.92 GHz to 2.17 GHz. And size of the proposed antenna is $75mm{\times}75mm$.

본 논문에서는 안테나 간 격리도 개선을 위해 메타구조 기반의 흡수체를 이용한 WCDMA 댁내형 중계기 안테나를 제안하였다. 제안된 안테나는 메타구조 흡수체가 배열된 메인패치와 대역폭을 위한 기생패치로 이루어져 있다. WCDMA 대역폭을 만족하기 위해 메인패치와 기생패치 사이의 커플링을 이용하였다. 메타구조 기반의 흡수체의 크기는 $13mm{\times}13mm$ 이며, 흡수율은 2.18 GHz 대역에서 약 94 % 의 특성을 갖고 있다. 송신 안테나와 수신 안테나 사이의 격리도는 메타구조 기반의 흡수체를 이용하여 개선하였다. 제안된 WCDMA 댁내형 중계기 안테나는 1.92 GHz부터 2.17 GHz 대역에서 6 dBi 이상의 안테나 이득과 2 이하의 VSWR 특성을 가지고 있으며, 송수신 안테나 사이의 격리도는 85 dB 이하의 특성을 나타내고 있다. 제안된 안테나의 크기는 $75mm{\times}75mm$ 이다.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : NRF

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