Reduced-Height, Wide Bandwidth Array of Doubly-Mirrored Balanced Antipodal Vivaldi Antenna with Magnetic Slot (DmBAVA-MAS)

Primary Inventors: 

A number of modifications to the geometry of a conventional Balanced Antipodal Vivaldi Antenna (cBAVA) were made to improve performance.    This design also incorporates modular construction to improve manufacturability and facilitate replacement of defective portions of the phased array. 

  • Military and civilian markets
  • Internet access in the sky
  • Wide-scan, multi-beam, interlink-satellites
  • Ad-hoc networking for high quality voice communications
  • High speed, real-time mobile-multimedia applications
  • Meteorological radar
  • Microwave and mmWave imaging systems
  • Reduced-height
  • More than octave bandwidth
  • Wide-scan angle
  • Modular construction
  • Doubly-mirrored BAVA with magnetic slots (DmBAVA-MAS), and
  • Both single and dual polarized array implementations are possible
Licensing Status: 
Available for Licensing and/or Research Collaboration
Patent Status: 

Patent Pending

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For More Information: 

Michael Jaremchuk
Senior Licensing Officer
Commercial Ventures and Intellectual Property

Phone: 413-577-6121