Vol.67, No.1, 2021, pp.1121-1136, doi:10.32604/cmc.2021.015066
A Novel Broadband Antenna Design for 5G Applications
  • Omar A. Saraereh*
Deparment of Electrical Engineering, Engineering Faculty, The Hashemite University, Zarqa, 13133, Jordan
* Corresponding Author: Omar A. Saraereh. Email:
Received 05 November 2020; Accepted 01 December 2020; Issue published 12 January 2021
Wireless communication is one of the rapidly-growing fields of the communication industry. This continuous growth motivates the antenna community to design new radiating structures to meet the needs of the market. The 5G wireless communication has received a lot of attention from both academia and industry and significant efforts have been made to improve different aspects, such as data rate, latency, mobility, reliability and QoS. Antenna design has received renewed attention in the last decade due to its potential applications in 5G, IoT, mmWave, and massive MIMO. This paper proposes a novel design of broadband antenna for 5G mmWave and optical communication networks. It is a hybrid structure that works for both spectrums and contains an absorption dielectric material with an electrical large size. A hybrid transmission line theory ray-tracing technique is proposed efficient and rapid simulation and optimization of the proposed antenna design. The operating frequency and wavelength of the proposed antenna are 28 GHz in the mmWave band and 1550 nm for the optical spectrum. The spatial frequency is 30 lp/mm when the contrast transfer function is reduced to 0.7 for the optical signal. The effective focal length and aperture are 816.86 and 200 mm. The half-power beamwidth is 3.29° and the gain is 32.97 dBi for the mmWave band. Simulation results show that the proposed hybrid antenna can effectively be deployed simultaneously for both optical and mmWave 5G communication networks.
Antenna; mmwave; broadband; composite waveguide; wireless communication
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O. A. Saraereh, "A novel broadband antenna design for 5g applications," Computers, Materials & Continua, vol. 67, no.1, pp. 1121–1136, 2021.
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