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Analysis of the T-Shaped Slot Coupling Integrated SIW Filter and Antenna with Tunable Capabilities

Weng Yik Sam(1*), Zahriladha Zakaria(2), Abdul Rani Ohtman(3)

(1) Center for Telecommunication Research and Innovation (CeTRI), Faculty of Electronic and Computer Engineering (FKEKK), Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM), Malaysia
(2) Center for Telecommunication Research and Innovation (CeTRI), Faculty of Electronic and Computer Engineering (FKEKK), Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM), Malaysia
(3) Center for Telecommunication Research and Innovation (CeTRI), Faculty of Electronic and Computer Engineering (FKEKK), Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM), Malaysia
(*) Corresponding author


DOI: https://doi.org/10.15866/irecap.v8i6.13211

Abstract


In this paper, a reconfigurable integrated SIW filter and antenna using varactor diodes, for wireless applications, is proposed. This method is based on reverse voltage for the tuning of the filter and attenuation level of the antenna by integrating reconfigurable SIW filter and reconfigurable antenna through a multilayer technique. The analysis of an equivalent circuit based on filter and antenna, and its representative circuit to an SIW filter and antenna were first investigated. Then, the integration of the reconfigurable SIW filter, with a reconfigurable antenna using a T-slot as the coupling was detailed. A good performance between the simulated and measured results for the different fabricated design was achieved.
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Keywords


Reconfigurable SIW Filter; Reconfigurable Antenna; Varactor Diode; Attenuation; T-Shaped Slot

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