This letter presents a polarization reconfigurable MEMS-integrated coplanar patch antenna for mm-wave applications. The polarization of the field radiated by this reconfigurable antenna can be configured into right-handed circular polarization (RHCP), left-handed circular polarization (LHCP) or linear polarization (LP). This is accomplished by the activation/deactivation of RF-MEMS switches. The consistency of the simulated results was successfully checked with measurements.
CitationBalcells, J. [et al.]. Polarization reconfigurable MEMS-CPW antenna for mm-wave applications. A: European Conference on Antennas and Propagation. "4th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation". Barcelona: 2010, p. 1-5.
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