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A UWB Printed Dipole Antenna and its Radiation Characteristic Analysis

By Shu Lin, Yu Tian, Jia Lu, Di Wu, Jia-Hong Liu, and Hong-Jun Zhang
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 31, 83-96, 2012
doi:10.2528/PIERC12050501

Abstract

In this paper, an ultra-wideband (UWB) printed dipole antenna with semicircular dipoles is presented. A balanced microstrip line is used for feeding the dipole antenna. By introducing the loading disc, an ultra wide frequency band from 3.2 GHz to 15.6 GHz with VSWR < 2 is obtained. Through analyzing the surface current of the antenna, the equivalent array radiation models of standing wave current and traveling wave current are obtained. These models can well explain the antenna's radiation characteristic, which matches measured results well.

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Shu Lin, Yu Tian, Jia Lu, Di Wu, Jia-Hong Liu, and Hong-Jun Zhang, "A UWB Printed Dipole Antenna and its Radiation Characteristic Analysis," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 31, 83-96, 2012.
doi:10.2528/PIERC12050501
http://jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=12050501

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