Novel fractal antenna arrays for satellite networks: Circular ring sierpinski carpet arrays optimized by genetic algorithms

FREE-DOWNLOADK Siakavara – Progress In Electromagnetics Research, 2010 –
Abstract—A novel fractal antenna-array type is proposed. The design is based on the Sierpinski
rectangular carpet concept. However, the generator is a circular ring area, filled with radiating
elements, so the higher stages of the fractal development produce large arrays of circular