Advanced Antenna Array Technologies and Applications

A special issue of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417). This special issue belongs to the section "Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 March 2024 | Viewed by 85

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Carlos Lima
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Guest Editor
Affiliation CMEMS–UMinho, University of Minho, 4800-058 Guimarães, Portugal
Interests: machine learning; medical image segmentation
Dr. Hugo Daniel da Costa Dinis
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Guest Editor
CMEMS–UMinho, University of Minho, 4800-058 Guimarães, Portugal
Interests: RF and microwave devices; electromagnetic engineering

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Wireless communications are a fundamental component of modern society. Antenna arrays play an important role in this field, as they provide a vast set of advantages such as high directivity and adaptive beamforming to improve the wireless link. Antenna arrays are employed in several applications such as 5G, MIMO, GNSS for autonomous vehicles, wireless power transfer, radar, and satellite, aerospace, and mobile communications. Antenna arrays prove to be essential even for military and safety applications, through, for example, null-pointing operations to mitigate interferences, both accidental and intentional. With the increase of computational power of modern systems, complex algorithms which were unfeasible in the past become real possibilities to improve antenna array performances. This, in turn, can pave the way for sizeable advancements in this technology and its applications, using recent advances in the fields of, for example, artificial intelligence, RF circuits, additive manufacturing, and graphene.

Authors are invited to submit to this Special Issue their contributions to the advancement of antenna array technology, from the development of novel antenna elements and arrays, to control algorithms and electronics, applications of antenna arrays, and so on. Both theoretical and experimental studies are welcome, as well as review and tutorial papers.

Dr. Paulo M. Mendes
Dr. Carlos Lima
Dr. Hugo Daniel da Costa Dinis
Guest Editors

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