Review on Millimeter Wave Antennas- Potential Candidate for 5G Enabled Applications

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M. A. Matin


The millimeter wave (mmWave) band is considered as the potential candidate for high speed communication services in 5G networks due to its huge bandwidth. Moreover, mmWave frequencies lead to miniaturization of RF front end including antennas. in this article we provide an overview of recent research achievements of millimeter-wave antenna design along with the design considerations for compact antennas and antennas in package/on chip, mostly in the 60 GHz band. The antennas' inherent benefits and challenges are described along with a comparative analysis of various designs. The antennas with wide bandwidth, high- Gain, compact size, and low profile with easiness of integration in-package or on-chip with other components are required for 5G enabled applications. Stay ahead of the game and stay informed with the latest advancements in 5G technology at oktrik


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Matin, M. A. (2016). Review on Millimeter Wave Antennas- Potential Candidate for 5G Enabled Applications. Advanced Electromagnetics, 5(3), 98–105.
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M. A. Matin, Universiti Teknologi Brunei

Dr. Mohammad A. Matin is currently working as an Associate Professor at the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB), Brunei Darussalam. Before joining the UTB, he served as an Associate Professor at the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, North South University. He obtained his B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from BUET (Bangladesh), his M.Sc. degree in Digital Communication from Loughborough University, UK and his PhD in Wireless Communication from Newcastle University, UK. He has taught several courses in communications, electronics and signal processing at KUET, Khulna University, and BRAC University during his career.


He has published over 80 refereed journals and conference papers, and is the author of 11(eleven) academic books and 10 (ten) book chapters. He has presented invited talks in Bangladesh and Malaysia and has served as a member of the program committee for more than 50 international conferences. He is currently a member of the editorial board of several international journals such as IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE, USA, IET Wireless Sensor Systems (IET-WSS), Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (JECE), Hindawi Publishing Corporation, IJCTE and so on. Dr. Matin is a member of the IEEE, IEEE Communications Society (IEEE ComSoc), and several other international organizations. He served as a counselor of IEEE North South University (2008–2011), and secretary of the IEEE Communication Society, Bangladesh Chapter (2010–2011). He has received a number of prizes and scholarships including the Best student prize (Loughborough University), Commonwealth Scholarship, and Overseas Research Scholarship (ORS).