Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTWireless communication is facilitated via communication assembly apparatuses. A system includes: a wireless gateway device located within a housing and having electrical connection elements for power and network connectivity; and an antenna coupled to the housing and electrically coupled to the wireless gateway device. The housing is adapted to be masked on a surface of a support structure exposed to a defined environment, and is configured to serve a first function and the support structure is configured to serve a second function. The first function is distinct from the second function. In various embodiments, the antenna can be a resonant slot antenna, a horn antenna, a dipole antenna, a patch antenna or a custom antenna element. The wireless gateway device can include circuitry that facilitates multiple-input and multiple-output communication of the antenna, and is configured to be powered via power over Ethernet in some embodiments. In various embodiments, the support structure can include, but is not limited to, a hand rail, a stage scaffold, a lamp post and/or a trash can.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTCoil openings of a primary side coil element of a first transformer, a secondary side coil element of the first transformer, a primary side coil element of a second transformer, and a secondary side coil element of the second transformer overlap with one another when viewed from above in a lamination direction. The primary side coil element of the first transformer and the primary side coil element of the second transformer are connected in parallel, and the secondary side coil element of the first transformer and the secondary side coil element of the second transformer are connected in parallel. An impedance conversion ratio is defined in accordance with a lamination order of the primary side coil element and the secondary side coil element of the first transformer with respect to a lamination order of the primary side coil element and the secondary side coil element of the second transformer within a multilayer body.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe present invention relates to a multiband antenna comprising: a reflector providing a ground plane; a first radiation module for a first frequency band, provided on the reflector; and a plurality of second radiation modules for a second frequency band, laminated on the first radiation module, wherein: the first radiation module includes first to fourth radiation elements symmetrically combined in four directions on an entire plane, wherein each of the first to fourth radiation elements includes a radiation arm in a cup shape and a support for supporting and fixing the radiation arm to the reflector, and the second radiation modules are provided to each radiation arm of the first to fourth radiation elements, wherein the lower surface of the cup shape of each radiation arm of the first to fourth radiation elements is designed to have a predetermined area for providing the ground plane to the second radiation modules.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA cellular base station antenna having improves squint performance is provided. The antenna includes a ground plane, a first plurality of radiating elements supported over the ground plane by microstrip support PCBs, and a second plurality of radiating elements supported over the ground plane by stripline support PCBs. The first and second pluralities of radiating elements are arranged in at least one array of low band radiating elements, and the quantities of first and second pluralities of radiating elements are selected to reduce squint of a beam produced by the at least one array. The first plurality of radiating elements may be located below the second plurality of radiating elements in the array. The array may be arranged in a linear column or a staggered column. In one example, the first plurality of radiating elements comprises four radiating elements and the second plurality radiating elements comprises two radiating elements.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTMethods, systems, and apparatuses are described for wireless communication using the mmW spectrum. In particular, antenna structures may include arrays of antenna elements to deal with line-of-sight issues. Further, antenna structures may be configured to produce a beam (e.g., signal) that is relatively narrow and has a relatively high gain to deal with losses, such as mentioned above. Still further, antenna structures may be configured to provide beam steering (e.g., beamforming) capability. Such antenna structures may be designed to be relatively compact to deal with the limited real estate available on modern wireless communication devices (e.g., cellular telephones).
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA microwave antenna for two-way communication via a satellite is presented. The antenna may feature lightweight plastic construction that may allow the antenna to be highly dynamic, to feature high tracking capabilities and to require a much simpler drive construction. The presented antenna may provide high reliability at a reasonable cost. Such antenna may be highly suitable for on-the-move communication applications. The antenna may be used for supporting airborne communication systems operative via satellites.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn antenna device includes a transmission line for propagating high frequency signal, and a plurality of antenna elements connected to the transmission line. The transmission line includes a first plate-shaped conductor, a second plate-shaped conductor, and a third plate-shaped conductor electrically grounded, a first central conductor disposed between the first and second plate-shaped conductors, a second central conductor disposed between the second and third plate-shaped conductors, an electrically connecting member inserted in an inserting hole formed through the second plate-shaped conductor, to electrically connect the first and second central conductors together, and an electrically grounded conductor disposed adjacent to the electrically connecting member. At least one of the first and second central conductors is provided with a through hole formed adjacent to the electrically connecting member, thereby electrically connects together wiring patterns provided on both surfaces, respectively, of a dielectric substrate of the at least one of the first and second central conductors.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe present invention relates to a multi-band, multi-polarized wireless communication antenna, which comprises: a reflector; at least one first radiation module of a first band which is installed on the reflector; and at least one second or third radiation module of a second band or a third band installed on the reflector, wherein the first radiation module comprises first to fourth radiating elements having a dipole structure, the first to fourth radiating elements are configured such that every two radiating arms thereof are connected in the shape of letter “”, one of the two radiating arms is configured to be placed side by side along side of the reflector, and the second or third radiation module is installed to be included within an installation range of the first radiation module.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA mode extractor for extracting TM01 mode from an electromagnetic signal, including a first and second turnstile junction, each of the turnstile junctions having first port, four second ports of rectangular waveguide which are mutually orthogonal and orthogonal to first port and matching section provided at least partially in center region of respective turnstile junction, center region being located at intersection of first port and four second ports wherein first and second turnstile junction are arranged so that longitudinal axes of their first ports are aligned with each other and their first ports are facing in opposite directions, each of the second ports of first turnstile junction is electromagnetically coupled to corresponding one of second ports of second turnstile junction, and a coaxial coupling device is inserted into matching section of first turnstile junction so that a portion of coaxial coupling device extends into first port of first turnstile junction.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn antenna disposed on a substrate includes a radiating portion, a first coupling and feeding portion, and a second coupling and feeding portion. A length of the radiating portion is substantially equal to a half wavelength of electromagnetic signals radiated by the radiating portion. Each coupling and feeding portion includes a feeding part and a coupling part. The feeding part feeds the electromagnetic signals to the radiating portion via the coupling part so as to achieve effects of a multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) antenna.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAntenna designs are disclosed that exhibit both high bandwidth and efficiency. A first aspect of the invention concerns the form factor of the antenna; a second aspect of the invention concerns the ease with which the antenna is manufactured; and a third aspect concerns the superior performance exhibits by the antenna across a large bandwidth.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA multiple-input multiple-output antenna is provided. The antenna may include, but is not limited to, at least one first dipole antenna including a first dipole arm, a second dipole arm, and a balun, the balun including a first bent conductive and a second bent conductive, and at least one second dipole antenna, the at least one second dipole antenna including a third dipole arm, a fourth dipole arm, a u-shaped balun galvantically coupled to the third dipole arm and the fourth dipole arm, a first conductive element galvanically isolated from the third dipole arm, the fourth dipole arm and the u-shaped balun, the first conductive element configured to capacitively couple to the third and fourth dipole arms, and a second conductive element galvanically connected to the u-shaped balun, the second conductive element configured to capacitively couple to the third dipole arm.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA metallic shaping plate located in the interior housing of a wireless device is disclosed. The metallic shaping plate may influence a radiation pattern being generated by a horizontal antenna array. The result may be an increase in the gain of the array.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn array antenna device of this disclosure includes a substrate, a strip conductor with a linear-shape, which is provided on the substrate, and a power feeder that feeds power to the strip conductor, and a plurality of loop elements, a conductor plate, and a plurality of feeding elements. The plurality of loop elements are provided on a first surface of the substrate, and are located along the strip conductor with a specified spacing from each other. Each of the plurality of loop elements has a loop-shape with a notch. The plurality of feeding elements are connected to the strip conductor, and each has a shape extending along a portion of an outer edge of corresponding one of the plurality of loop elements. The conductor plate is provided on a second surface of the substrate.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTProvided is a multi-antenna terminal. The multi-antenna terminal includes a Printed Circuit Board (PCB), a first antenna, a second antenna, an inductance element, a first split-ring resonator group and a second split-ring resonator group. The first antenna and the second antenna are respectively connected to a grounding wire on the PCB; the first split-ring resonator group and the second split-ring resonator group are arranged between the first antenna and the second antenna; the first split-ring resonator group and the second split-ring resonator group are arranged in parallel, and respectively connected to a grounding wire on the PCB; one end of the inductance element is connected to the first split-ring resonator group, and the other end of the inductance element is connected to the second split-ring resonator group. The multi-antenna terminal can solve the problem that signals between respective antennas on the multi-antenna terminal interfere with one another in the related art, so that the use by people is more convenient. In addition, the multi-antenna terminal has the advantages of simple structure, lower cost and the like.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTDisclosed are a PCB board, a terminal and a method for improving an anti-interference capability of the PCB board. The method comprises: by setting an anti-interference antenna, enabling the impedance between a signal input terminal of an operation antenna of a PCB board and a common ground terminal of the PCB to be greater than the impedance between a signal input end of the anti-interference antenna and the common ground terminal.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTTo provide an electromagnetic-wave transmitting cover which can achieve range extension and angle widening of a sensing radar and is excellent in design property. An electromagnetic-wave transmitting cover of the invention includes a base material made of an electromagnetic-wave-transmissive material, a light-transmitting base material formed on a surface of the base material and made of a light-transmissive material, and a design layer disposed between the base material and the light-transmitting base material, the electromagnetic-wave transmitting cover transmitting an electromagnetic wave, the electromagnetic-wave transmitting cover has an electromagnetic-wave transmitting area which transmits the electromagnetic wave, the base material and the light-transmitting base material in the electromagnetic-wave transmitting area has an interval of 0.12 mm or less, an adhesive layer is formed on an entire surface between the base materials, and a deviation in angle when the electromagnetic wave is transmitted is 0.3° or less.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTIn one example, an antenna radome may have at least a first face that includes a plurality of surface features, where the plurality of surface features may include at least a first ridge and at least a first depression, and where the plurality of surface features may be oriented longitudinal along the antenna radome. In another example, an antenna radome may have at least a first face that includes a plurality of surface features, where the plurality of surface features may include at least a first ridge and at least a first depression, and where the plurality of surface features may be oriented transverse along the antenna radome.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA ballistic radome is provided and includes a flattened radome portion disposable in a primary field of view (FOV) of an antenna and a curved radome portion configured to define an extended FOV of the antenna about the primary FOV.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn apparatus includes a substrate package and a three dimensional (3D) antenna structure formed in the substrate package. The 3D antenna structure includes multiple substructures to enable the 3D antenna structure to operate as a beam-forming antenna. Each of the multiple substructures has a slanted-plate configuration or a slanted-loop configuration.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA handheld electronic device may be provided that contains wireless communications circuitry. The handheld electronic device may have a housing and a display. The display may be attached to the housing using a conductive bezel. The handheld electronic device may have one or more antennas for supporting wireless communications. A ground plane in the handheld electronic device may serve as ground for one or more of the antennas. The ground plane and bezel may define an opening. A rectangular slot antenna or other suitable slot antenna may be formed from or within the opening. One or more antenna resonating elements may be formed above the slot. An electrical switch that bridges the slot may be used to modify the perimeter of the slot so as to tune the communications bands of the handheld electronic device.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA mobile terminal with a antenna structure applicable to the field of communications equipment technologies, where the antenna structure includes a metal rear cover, a first slot which is disposed on the metal rear cover, and connects with the metal rear cover through one end, a second slot and a third slot which are disposed on the metal rear cover, and located on opposite sides of the first slot, and connects with the first slot through one end, and the metal rear cover includes a rear cover which is located on one side of the second slot and the third slot, and an antenna part located on the other side of the second slot and the third slot, and the antenna part includes a first antenna part located on one side of the first slot and a second antenna part located on the other side of the first slot.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn antenna, including a first radiation part, a matching circuit, and a feed source, where the first radiation part includes a first radiator, a second radiator, and a capacitor structure, a first end of the first radiator is connected to the feed source using the matching circuit, the feed source is connected to a grounding part, a second end of the first radiator is connected to a first end of the second radiator using the capacitor structure, a second end of the second radiator is connected to the grounding part, the first radiation part is configured to generate a first resonance frequency, and a length of the second radiator is one-eighth of a wavelength corresponding to the first resonance frequency which helps to reduce an antenna length, and a volume of a mobile terminal.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA set top box comprises multiple antennae (15) are positioned outside the periphery of the printed circuit board (5). The antennae can be vertically oriented (15V) or horizontally oriented (15H). The antennae (15) are maintained at least 20 mm from a heatsink (6) and the printed circuit board (5) to prevent electrostatic discharge. The set top box includes vents (14) in the bottom frame (2) outside the periphery of the printed circuit board (5) to promote heat dissipation.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA mast and radio assembly includes a mast formed from one or more hollow elongate members and a radio capsule housing a radio and antenna assembly, the radio capsule completely insertable into the mast for protection from environmental conditions.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA disclosed example embodiment includes an antenna assembly for use in a well logging system. The antenna assembly includes a flexible, non-conductive cylindrical core having an outer surface and an electrically conductive path positioned on the outer surface of the core. The electrically conductive path forms an electromagnetic coil operable to transmit or receive electromagnetic energy. The electrically conductive path is formed on the core without winding a wire around the core using, for example, a removal process selected from the group consisting of milling, machining, etching and laser removal, an additive process selected from the group consisting of printing with conductive and dielectric inks and silk screening with conductive and dielectric epoxies or an integrated material deposition process such as a multi-material 3D printing process. The antenna assembly may be flexible mounted on a tubular member during assembly of a well logging tool.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe first member and the second member include, when a line that connects a first port and a second port is denoted by a reference line, a first groove that has a central point on the reference line and extends in a direction that intersects with the reference line; a second groove that connects one end of the first groove and the first port; a third groove that connects the other end of the first groove and the first port and has a shape that is line symmetrical to the second groove with respect to the reference line; a fourth groove that connects the other end (FN2) of the first groove and the second port; and a fifth groove that connects one end (FN1) of the first groove and the second port and has a shape that is line symmetrical to the fourth groove with respect to the reference line.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn antenna device or a communication terminal device including the antenna device includes ground conductor, which serves as a plate-shaped conductor and is provided in an inner layer of a circuit board. An antenna coil is mounted so that a first main surface of a magnetic core faces the circuit board. The antenna coil is arranged so that a first conductor portion of a coil conductor is at a position that is closer to the ground conductor than a second conductor portion. The antenna coil is arranged so that the first conductor portion of the coil conductor is positioned in the vicinity of a longitudinal direction end portion of a casing, and the first conductor portion of the coil conductor is bent in a direction toward the ground conductor.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTIn one embodiment, the antenna arrangement includes a primary antenna having a conductive sidewall; and a loop antenna disposed in and physically separated from the primary antenna. The loop antenna includes a first conductive loop and a capacitor electrically connected between ends of the first conductive loop.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThere is provided a wireless communication apparatus, including: an antenna including: an antenna element having one end portion that is opened; and a ground conductor to be used as a ground, to which another end portion of the antenna element is connected; a wireless device connected to the antenna; and a blocking member, which is arranged so as to be opposed to the antenna, and is configured to block an electromagnetic wave, wherein the blocking member is arranged so as to, in plan view from the blocking member side in a direction toward the antenna, avoid overlapping at least the one end portion of the antenna element and overlap the another end portion of the antenna element.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn array antenna includes: a feed line provided on a first surface of a substrate; a plurality of antenna elements that are provided on the first surface at predetermined gap along the feed line and that are electromagnetically coupled with the feed line; and a conductor plate that is provided on a second surface of the substrate different from the first surface and that is ground for the feed line and the plurality of antenna elements, the plurality of antenna elements including a first antenna element having a shape that resonates at a first frequency and a second antenna element having a shape that resonates at a second frequency different from the first frequency.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA first-band radiating element configured to operate in a first frequency band may be designed for reducing distortion associated with one or more second-band radiating element configured to operate in a second frequency band. The first-band radiating element may include a first printed circuit board. The first printed circuit board may include a first surface including a first feed line connected to a feed network of a feed board of an antenna. The radiating element may also include a second surface opposite the first surface. The second surface may include one or more first conductive planes connected to a ground plane of the feed board; and one or more first open-end traces coupled to the one or more conductive planes.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn antenna arrangement with two horizontal and two vertical array antennas. A first horizontal antenna port and a second vertical antenna port are connected to a first polarization. A first vertical antenna port and a second horizontal antenna port are connected to an orthogonal second polarization. Each port is connected to corresponding antenna elements. The first horizontal antenna port and the first vertical antenna port are connected in phase. The second horizontal antenna port and the second vertical antenna port are connected with opposite phases. A plurality of antenna element symmetry pairs are formed with respect to a common symmetry point. Certain weights are applied to the antenna elements of each symmetry pair, where a weight for a certain polarization in an antenna element in a symmetry pair comprises the complex conjugated weight for an orthogonal polarization in the other antenna element in the symmetry pair.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA multiple input multiple output (MIMO) antenna is provided. The MIMO antenna may include, but is not limited to, a printed circuit board having a plurality of edges and a ground layer including, but not limited to a plurality of antenna element mounting locations, at least one of the plurality of antenna element mounting locations being arranged on a first side of the printed circuit board and at least one of the plurality of antenna element mounting locations being arranged on a second side of the printed circuit board, a plurality of slots, each of the plurality of slots extending a predetermined distance from an edge of the printed circuit board, and at least one ground stub, the at least one ground stub comprising an extension of the ground layer of a predetermined electrical length at a predetermined angle relative to the edge of the printed circuit board.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTEnclosures for radios, parabolic dish antennas, and side lobe shields are provided herein. A dish antenna includes a parabolic circular reflector bounded by a side lobe shield that extends along a longitudinal axis of the dish antenna in a forward direction forming a front cavity, and a sidewall that extends along the longitudinal axis of the dish antenna in a rearward direction forming a rear cavity.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTProcesses and systems for radiating electromagnetic energy from an open-ended coaxial cavity are described herein. An antenna assembly includes an open-ended coaxial radiator. The coaxial assembly includes an inner electrically conducting surface and an outer conductive surface spaced apart from and opposing the inner electrically surface. More than one radially aligned electromagnetic coupling modules are positioned at least partially within the coaxial waveguide along different rotation angles. Each of the different electromagnetic coupling modules samples a local electric field, amplifies the sampled field, and alters a phase of at least one of the amplified fields. The amplified, phase-adjusted coaxial fields are radiated from an open end of the coaxial cavity. Although described for transmission mode, the structure can be operated in receive mode by similarly detecting radiated electric fields, amplifying and applying a phase offset, and radiating the amplified, phase offset fields into an open-ended coaxial cavity.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA deformed folded dipole antenna includes: a feed-side parallel part; a non-feed side parallel part arranged to be parallel to the feed-side parallel part; and a pair of short circuit portions respectively connecting to both ends of the feed-side parallel part and both ends of the non-feed side parallel part. The non-feed side parallel part includes: a pair of opposite sides that are arranged to be opposite from each other; and a connecting side that connects one ends of the pair of opposite sides together. The feed-side parallel part includes a first L-shaped portion and a second L-shaped portion. At least one of the feed-side parallel part and the non-feed side parallel part has one portion arranged with an inward protruding part, which protrudes inwardly.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA planar differential aperture antenna that has a high gain and wide bandwidth at a millimeter wave band is provided. The differential aperture antenna has a cavity within it that has a height of roughly a quarter of a wavelength of the desired transmission band. The cavity is H-shaped, and has a cross shaped patch within the cavity that is fed differentially by two grounded coplanar waveguides. Two ends of the patch extend towards the ports on either side of the differential aperture antenna, and the other two ends of the patch extend into the cavity lobes, perpendicular with respect to the ports.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn impedance converter circuit includes a transformer with a primary coil connected to a power feed port, a phase shifter circuit connected between a secondary coil of the transformer and an antenna port, and a bypass circuit connected between the power feed port and the antenna port. In a high band, an absolute value of impedance of the transformer viewed from the antenna port via the phase shifter circuit is higher than an absolute value of impedance of the bypass circuit. In a low band, the absolute value of the impedance of the transformer viewed from the antenna port via the phase shifter circuit is lower than the absolute value of the impedance of the bypass circuit.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA method for operating system. The method includes emitting a plurality of beams and steering the plurality of beams. Each of the plurality of lenses includes a different phase profile. The method further includes transmitting the plurality of beams. Each of the plurality of beams comprises a different beam pattern.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe present invention relates to a low loss antenna switch. The antenna switch comprises a plurality of switch module and a plurality of transmitting/receiving terminals, wherein one end of each switch module is connected to an antenna unit and the other end of each switch module is connected to each transmitting and receiving end respectively. Further, each switch module comprises a plurality of switch units in series, wherein the width of at least one switch unit is smaller than other switch units of each switch module. Thus, the parasitic capacitance of the off-stage switch modules can be reduced, and VSWR (Voltage Standing Wave Ratio) of the antenna switch also can be improved.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTApparatus include two or more radiating elements connected to a feed network of an antenna, and one or more dummy elements positioned between the two or more radiating elements. The dummy elements are not connected to the feed network of the antenna. Such an arrangement may result in reduced mutual coupling of the two or more radiating elements, and increased antenna performance.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn electronic device includes a printed circuit board (PCB), an antenna and a switch. The antenna is printed on the PCB. The antenna includes multiple key contacts. Each of the multiple key contacts includes a first terminal, a second terminal and a third terminal. The first terminal is an output terminal. The second terminal and the third terminal are connected in series in the antenna. The switch switches the electronic device to an input mode and an antenna mode, thus the electronic device can be alternatively switched to an input function or a communication function.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTIn one embodiment, an antenna assembly in a cellular network has a radome that houses a plurality of antenna arrays and an electronics module. The electronics module has a weatherproof housing that encloses electronics for processing signals received by and transmitted from a first of the antenna arrays. The electronics module is physically removeably connected to an outer surface of the radome and electrically removeably connected to the first antenna array, such that the electronics module can be removed without (i) disrupting service to other antenna arrays and (ii) removing the antenna assembly from the cell tower on which the antenna assembly is installed.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn in-mold antenna include a first antenna pattern having a first surface and a second surface, interposed between the first and second surface, a second antenna pattern that is attached to the first surface of the first antenna pattern and through which current passes from the first antenna pattern, and a cut section provided by cutting the first antenna pattern at the second surface. By controlling the shape of the cut section, it is possible to affect resonance characteristics of the antenna, and a corresponding apparatus and method do so.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA multi-band antenna includes at least one structure usable at multiple frequency ranges. The structure includes at least two levels of detail, with one level of detail making up another level of detail. The levels of detail are composed of closed plane figures bounded by the same number of sides. An interconnection circuit links the multi-band antenna to an input/output connector and incorporates adaptation networks, filters or diplexers. Each of the closed plane figures is linked to at least one other closed plane figure to exchange electromagnetic power. For at least 75% of the closed plane figures, the region or area of contact, intersection, or interconnection between the closed plane figures is less than 50% of their perimeter or area. Not all of the closed plane figures have the same size, and the perimeter of the structure has a different number of sides than its constituent closed plane figures.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn antenna device housed in a metallic case body of an electronic timepiece includes: a first substrate which is provided on the side of a back over of the metallic case body and on which a ground pattern and an wireless communication unit as a power feeding circuit are formed; a second substrate which is arranged on the opposite side of the movement and on which a chip antenna is formed; and a conductive electrode which is arranged inside the movement and has one end connected to the wireless communication unit and the other end connected to the chip antenna.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA full-duplex antenna includes a receive antenna, which is an omnidirectional antenna. A first transmit antenna is disposed on one side of the receive antenna and is a directional antenna. A reverse direction of a main lobe of a radiation pattern of the first transmit antenna points to the receive antenna. A second transmit antenna is disposed on the other side of the receive antenna. A distance between the second transmit antenna and the receive antenna is equal to a distance between the first transmit antenna and the receive antenna. The second transmit antenna is a directional antenna, and a reverse direction of a main lobe of a radiation pattern of the second transmit antenna points to the receive antenna.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTMobile communication devices, e.g., cellphones, may integrate an antenna array that includes one or more antenna to form radio beams at a preferred direction and a signal locator to identify coordinates corresponding to a strongest signal strength and direct the antenna array towards the strongest single strength.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn antenna is described on ceramics that may be used for a packaged die. In one example, a package has a die, a ceramic substrate over the die, an antenna attached to the ceramic substrate, and conductive leads electrically connecting the antenna to the die.