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Research on Radiation Characteristics of Plasma Yagi Antenna Based on AIS base station in Ships’ Routeing Waters
1 Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai, China
ABSTRACT: A Yagi plasma antenna model was established by HFSS according to the relationship between plasma dielectric constant and electron density. The patterns were simulated by changing plasma parameters and the number of director dipoles. Results show that when the passive vibrators were switched off, the antenna is omnidirectional antenna. The directionality increases with the increase of the number of passive dipole and the main lobe of which narrows down. Then the plasma Yagi antenna model is established by plasma tube, the gain changed by changing the number of passive dipoles, so the plasma Yagi antenna has a very good reconfigurability. Results prove that the feasibility of the plasma Yagi antenna can be used on AIS base station of Ships’ Routeing waters. It can promote the communication and capability of maritime supervision in Ships’ Routeing waters.
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Citation note:
Sun Y., Chen Y., Kong F., Wei Y., Zhan F., Zhao J.S.: Research on Radiation Characteristics of Plasma Yagi Antenna Based on AIS base station in Ships’ Routeing Waters. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 14, No. 1, doi:10.12716/1001.14.01.22, pp. 179-184, 2020

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