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eastern
 Post subject: hellical antenna array in HFSS!
Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2005 1:48 am 
 
Lieutenant

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Location: iran

hi every body

I am going to design a planar square 4 element array of hellical antennas in x band. anybody can help me to draw a helical antenna in HFSS simply?

and is there a better simulator for this kind of antenna?

another question, can HFSS gather data to form a array from a single antenna run or I should export the s-parameters to another program?

thanx a lot :)


 
   
 
UWB_antenna_guy
 Post subject: Re: hellical antenna array in HFSS!
Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2005 9:48 am 
 
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eastern wrote:
hi every body

I am going to design a planar square 4 element array of hellical antennas in x band. anybody can help me to draw a helical antenna in HFSS simply?

and is there a better simulator for this kind of antenna?

another question, can HFSS gather data to form a array from a single antenna run or I should export the s-parameters to another program?

thanx a lot :)

a planar square antenna should be no problem at all with HFSS. Just sketch out the boundaries and corners of your antenna on a piece of paper. Create rectangles accordingly and unite them. If you are more familiar with AutoCAD, you can draw it in there, export the file into a sat file and import that into HFSS.

HFSS is fine for this kind of antenna


 
   
 
AP
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Posted: Wed Aug 24, 2005 3:31 pm 
HFSS has a helix generator so that should be quite quick to draw. Also, HFSS allows you to simulate one antenna and then see the radiation pattern of an arbitrary array - you just enter the spacing from one antenna to the next.

 
  
 
shahid Shafique
 Post subject: What about your design
Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2006 5:37 pm 
 
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Joined: Wed Jan 18, 2006 5:29 pm

Posts: 1

I was also been designing a similar problem wass you been able to design and simulate that 4 array helical antenna.

If so i need your help in that if you can share it with me .

Regards

shahid


 
   
 
andywallac
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Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2007 9:19 am 
 
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Joined: Fri Mar 09, 2007 8:17 am

Posts: 5

hi,

actually, you may want to try MICROSTRIPES.

recent post http://www.flomerics.com/news/news_deta ... newsId=402

and moreover, company like sarantel is using it for complex PowerHelix™ antennas....

microstripes.com

good luck

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