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Title: Superluminal antenna

Abstract

A superluminal antenna element integrates a balun element to better impedance match an input cable or waveguide to a dielectric radiator element, thus preventing stray reflections and consequent undesirable radiation. For example, a dielectric housing material can be used that has a cutout area. A cable can extend into the cutout area. A triangular conductor can function as an impedance transition. An additional cylindrical element functions as a sleeve balun to better impedance match the radiator element to the cable.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1435613
Patent Number(s):
9,948,011
Application Number:
15/353,420
Assignee:
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM) LANL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2016 Nov 16
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Singleton, John, Earley, Lawrence M., Krawczyk, Frank L., Potter, James M., Romero, William P., and Wang, Zhi-Fu. Superluminal antenna. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Singleton, John, Earley, Lawrence M., Krawczyk, Frank L., Potter, James M., Romero, William P., & Wang, Zhi-Fu. Superluminal antenna. United States.
Singleton, John, Earley, Lawrence M., Krawczyk, Frank L., Potter, James M., Romero, William P., and Wang, Zhi-Fu. Tue . "Superluminal antenna". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1435613.
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abstractNote = {A superluminal antenna element integrates a balun element to better impedance match an input cable or waveguide to a dielectric radiator element, thus preventing stray reflections and consequent undesirable radiation. For example, a dielectric housing material can be used that has a cutout area. A cable can extend into the cutout area. A triangular conductor can function as an impedance transition. An additional cylindrical element functions as a sleeve balun to better impedance match the radiator element to the cable.},
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year = {Tue Apr 17 00:00:00 EDT 2018},
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