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A wide band circularly polarised microstrip antenna with a single feed

Sudha, T and Vedavathy, TS (2001) A wide band circularly polarised microstrip antenna with a single feed. In: of 31st European Microwave Conference, 24-28 Sept. 2001, London, UK, pp. 329-332.

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A novel circularly polarised (CP), single-fed microstrip antenna is presented. The antenna consists of the stacked structure of a rectangular patch over a rectangular ring. The proposed design has a reduced antenna size as compared to the conventional CP microstrip antenna at a given operating frequency. The impedance and axial ratio bandwidths are large and CP radiation quality is excellent over the entire upper hemisphere. These antennas feature more than 9 dBi gain. The proposed antenna is suitable for Global Positioning System (GPS) applications.

Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Microwave Engineering Europe
Keywords: antenna feeds;antenna radiation patterns;electromagnetic wave polarisation;Global Positioning System;microstrip antenna arrays;mobile antennas
Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Electrical Engineering
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2007
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2008 12:44
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/10454

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