An opened quarter-wave patch antenna with an L-shape probe feed

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3828-3831
Journal / PublicationIEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, AP-S International Symposium (Digest)
Volume4
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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Title2004 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting
PlaceUnited States
CityMonterey
Period20 - 25 June 2004

Abstract

An antenna with an opened quarter-wave patch fed by an L-shape probe is constructed. The impedance bandwidth, radiation patterns and gain are investigated. The antenna has about -11 dB and 7 dBi in cross-polarization and gain respectively, at the center frequency. The cross-polarization and gain are found to be better then the corresponding shorted quarter-wavelength patch. The achieved impedance bandwidth is about 35% (SWR<2).