Reduced size direct planar-fed patch antenna

Elsdon, Michael, Sambell, Alistair and Qin, Yi (2005) Reduced size direct planar-fed patch antenna. Electronics Letters, 41 (16). pp. 884-886. ISSN 0013 5194

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/el:20051858

Abstract

A planar-fed reduced size microstrip antenna is presented and discussed. It is demonstrated that, by inserting slots of optimum dimensions into one of the radiating edges of the patch and parallel to the non-radiating edge, size reduction of up to 40% can be achieved. By using this structure, the impedance at the patch edge can be reduced to 50 Ω. This removes the requirement for a impedance matching network and allows the use of a direct planar feed, thus further reducing the total element size.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H600 Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2015 11:46
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:35
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/19824

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