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A circuit-theoretic approach to the design of quadruple-mode broadband microstrip patch antennas

Abunjaileh, A.I., Hunter, I.C. and Kemp, A.H. (2008) A circuit-theoretic approach to the design of quadruple-mode broadband microstrip patch antennas. IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 56 (4). pp. 896-9000. ISSN 0018-9480

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A novel method for the design of broadband patch antennas is described. The approach taken is to broadside couple two dual-mode patch antennas, resulting in a quad resonance antenna. The equivalent circuit of the antenna is similar to that of microwave filters, thus filter design techniques maybe employed to synthesize the antenna to obtain maximum return-loss bandwidth. This is the first time an increase in the bandwidth is achieved on a relatively thin substrate antenna as a result of coupling four resonant modes using two stacked circular microstrip patches. Electromagnetic simulation and measured results demonstrate bandwidth improvement of over four times that of a single-mode design.

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Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Engineering (Leeds) > School of Electronic & Electrical Engineering (Leeds) > Institute of Microwaves and Photonics (Leeds)
Depositing User: Sherpa Assistant
Date Deposited: 16 May 2008 15:20
Last Modified: 05 Jun 2014 08:20
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TMTT.2008.918137
Status: Published
Publisher: IEEE
Identification Number: 10.1109/TMTT.2008.918137
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/3796

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