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High gain wide-band u-shaped patch antennas with modified ground planes
, P.P. Sarkar
Published in Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
2013
Volume: 61
   
Issue: 4
Pages: 2279 - 2282
Abstract
A high gain wideband U-shaped patch antenna with two equal arms on poly tetra fluoro ethylene (PTFE) substrate is presented. An inverted U-shaped slot is introduced on the circular or square shaped ground plane just under the U-shaped patch. In this communication the effect of size and shape of the ground plane on impedance bandwidth is studied. Maximum impedance bandwidth of 86.79% (4.5-11.4 GHz) is obtained with circular shaped ground plane with diameter 36 mm. The highest gain achieved is 4.1 dBi. The simulated results are confirmed experimentally. The proposed antenna is simple in structure compared to the regular stacked or coplanar parasitic patch antennas. It is highly suitable for wireless communications. © 1963-2012 IEEE.
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JournalData powered by TypesetIEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation
PublisherData powered by TypesetInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISSN0018926X