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A Wideband Planar Dipole Antenna with Parasitic Patches

By Rui Zhang, Guang Fu, Zhi-Ya Zhang, and Qi-Xuan Wang
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 20, 137-145, 2011
doi:10.2528/PIERL10122706

Abstract

This paper presents a novel wideband planar dipole antenna with parasitic patches. Of which, acting primarily as directors, the parasitic elements aim to improve the radiation patterns in terms of gain especially at the higher frequencies. For verification, the proposed novel structure was fabricated and measured. The proposed antenna is well-matched with achieved VSWR<2 and has a good radiation performance across the entire operating frequency range of 3-8 GHz.

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Rui Zhang, Guang Fu, Zhi-Ya Zhang, and Qi-Xuan Wang, "A Wideband Planar Dipole Antenna with Parasitic Patches," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 20, 137-145, 2011.
doi:10.2528/PIERL10122706
http://jpier.org/PIERL/pier.php?paper=10122706

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