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Printed Compact Lens Antenna for UHF Band Applications

By Koyadan Koroth Ajith and Amitabha Bhattacharya
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 62, 11-22, 2016
doi:10.2528/PIERC15112702

Abstract

A new microwave lens antenna suitable for ultra-high frequency (UHF: 300 MHz-3 GHz) band applications is proposed. An improved bow-tie antenna and a planar metamaterial lens design is presented. 5 dB improvement in boresight gain and a directive radiation pattern is achieved with the lens. The application of the designed antenna is demonstrated in a ground penetrating radar (GPR) experiment. The size of the antenna is very compact compared to other antennas found in the literature used for similar applications.

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Koyadan Koroth Ajith and Amitabha Bhattacharya, "Printed Compact Lens Antenna for UHF Band Applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 62, 11-22, 2016.
doi:10.2528/PIERC15112702
http://jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=15112702

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