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A Wideband Half Oval Patch Antenna for Breast Imaging

By Jing Yu, Mengqing Yuan, and Qing Huo Liu
Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 98, 1-13, 2009
doi:10.2528/PIER09090304

Abstract

A simple half oval patch antenna is proposed for the active breast cancer imaging over a wide bandwidth. The antenna consists of a half oval and a trapezium, with a total length 15.1 mm and is fed by a coaxial cable. The antenna performance is simulated and measured as immersed in a dielectric matching medium. Measurement and simulation results show that it can obtain a return loss less than -10 dB from 2.7 to 5 GHz. The scattered field detection capability is also studied by simulations of two opposite placed antennas and a full antenna array on a cubic chamber.

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Jing Yu, Mengqing Yuan, and Qing Huo Liu, "A Wideband Half Oval Patch Antenna for Breast Imaging," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 98, 1-13, 2009.
doi:10.2528/PIER09090304
http://jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=09090304

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