MicroPhotonics-based Smart Antenna Beamformer
Prof. Kamal Alameh, WA Centre for Excellence for Micro Photonic Systems (COMPS).
Broadband wireless communication networks , Anti-jamming Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) systems, Wireless capsule endoscopy, Square Kilometre Array (SKA), Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), Car navigation systems, Indoor multimedia transmission systems.
Provisional patent was filed in 2003, but not renewed. Several papers on the architecture have been published.
Simulation has been conducted. The beamformer is designed to operate at centre frequency of 5.6 GHz with 1 GHz bandwidth. Proof-of-concept system demonstration is being carried out.