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Microstrip patch antenna array at 5.8 GHz for point to point communication

A. Rahim, Mohamad Kamal and Asrokin, A. and Jamaluddin, Mohd Haizal and Ahmad, Mohd Ridzuan and Masri, Thelaha and Abd Aziz, Mohamad Zoinol Abidin (2006) Microstrip patch antenna array at 5.8 GHz for point to point communication. In: RF and Microwave Conference, 2006. RFM 2006. International, 12-14 Sept 2006, Putrajaya, Malaysia.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/RFM.2006.331072

Abstract

This paper described the design of microstrip patch array antenna with operating frequency at 5.8GHz for point to point communication. The array of four microstrip rectangular patch antennas with inset feed based on quarter-wave impedance matching technique were designed, simulated, fabricated and measured with the aid of microwave office software. The simulation and measurement result met the IEEE 802.11a standard and able to operate in upper UNII band for point to point communication. The 4times4 array has a return loss of -30.42 dB with 15% bandwidth. The gain obtained from simulation is 16 dB with 9deg half power beamwidth (HPBW).

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:-30.42 dB, 16 dB, 5.8 GHz, IEEE 802.11a standard, half power beamwidth, microstrip patch antenna array, microstrip rectangular patch antennas, microwave office software, point to point communication, quarter-wave impedance matching technique
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:7221
Deposited By: Norhafizah Hussin
Deposited On:02 Jan 2009 02:59
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 15:50

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