META Conference, META'10

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Steerable Vivaldi antenna Using Tunable Metamaterial
Redha Abdeddaim, Abdelwaheb OURIR, Julien de Rosny

Last modified: 2009-11-03


We propose an original steerable antenna using tunable metamaterial. Our structure consists of a Vivaldi antenna coupled with an active metamaterial made of 5 independent and tunable lines. Thanks to these lines, the phase and therefore emission angle of the wave is controlled. A deflection up to ±28° has been achieved.