Planar-fed compact circular-polarised microstrip antenna with triangular-slot loading

Elsdon, Michael, Sambell, Alistair, Gao, S. C. and Qin, Yi (2004) Planar-fed compact circular-polarised microstrip antenna with triangular-slot loading. Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 41 (3). pp. 226-228. ISSN 0895-2477

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mop.20100

Abstract

A planar-fed circular-polarised (CP) microstrip patch antenna is presented and discussed. It is demonstrated that embedding four right-angle triangular slots in a nearly square patch antenna and exciting with an offset inset feed, size reduction of up to 43% can be achieved while still maintaining planar impedance matching. The proposed design shows no significant reduction in the axial-ratio bandwidth and has relaxed manufacturing tolerances.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Compact; Microstrip antenna; Planar fed
Subjects: H600 Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2015 15:43
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:36
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/19816

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