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Motor-driven multi-rotation system for antenna beam steering

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posted on 28.03.2022, 19:30 authored by Elton D'Souza
Macquarie University has invented a new class of planar high-gain antennas with steerable beams that are targeted for a variety of telecommunication applications. The antenna design will also need to be considered to facilitate its future specification especially regarding low energy consumption. The low energy consumption is one of the fundamental pillars of 5G specification as it aims to facilitate machine type communication over its interface. In order to commercially deploy such a framework, a unidirectional antenna design is proposed. Unlike an omnidirectional antenna, the unidirectional properties significantly minimise energy loss, making it not only more energy efficient, but significantly reducing overall energy consumption, so as to fit into the frame of 5G specifications. This project is to develop methods to rotate two disks in the antenna using stepper motors and build a prototype.

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1. Introduction -- 2. Background -- 3. Related work -- 4. Components -- 5. System operational requirements -- 6. Preliminary designs -- 7. Final design selection -- 8. Prototype build -- 9. System design and feasibility -- 10. Testing -- 11. Future system improvement -- 12. Conclusions -- 13. Abbreviations -- Appendices -- Bibliography.

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Bibliography: pages 87-88 Empirical thesis.

Awarding Institution

Macquarie University

Degree Type

Thesis bachelor honours

Degree

BSc (Hons), Macquarie University, Faculty of Science and Engineering, School of Engineering

Department, Centre or School

School of Engineering

Year of Award

2016

Principal Supervisor

Nazmul Huda

Rights

Copyright Elton D'Souza 2016. Copyright disclaimer: http://mq.edu.au/library/copyright

Language

English

Extent

1 online resource (xv, 88 pages colour illustrations)

Former Identifiers

mq:70316 http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1262481

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