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Circular polarization array antenna

A. Rahim, Mohamad Kamal and A. Karim, Mohd Nazri and Masri, Thelaha and Ayop, Osman and Majid, Huda (2008) Circular polarization array antenna. In: Asia Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC 2008), 2008, Taipei, Taiwan.

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Abstract

A 4 by 4 circular polarization microstrip square patch array antennas based on quarter-wave impedance matching and T-junction power divider were designed, simulated, fabricated and measured. The patch type used to generate circular polarization is corner-truncated square microstrip antenna. All the designs met the WLAN circular polarization point to point application set by IEEE802.11b standard and operates in ISM band at 2.4 GHz. Analysis shows that larger arrays provide better return loss, more bandwidth, smaller beam width and higher gain comparing with single element antenna as a reference. A 4 by 4 circular polarization square patch arrays have a side lobe IEEE802.11b standardes. This is due to mutual coupling effects occurred in arrays. All the measurement results show a good return loss more than -15dB. These indicate a good impedance matching is achieved in designing the patches and feeds.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:16014
Deposited By: Siti Khairiyah Nordin
Deposited On:13 Oct 2011 14:54
Last Modified:13 Oct 2011 14:54

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