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CONSIDERATION OF MUTUAL COUPLING IN A MICROSTRIP PATCH ARRAY USING FRACTAL ELEMENTS

By N. Yousefzadeh, C. Ghobadi, and M. Kamyab

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Abstract:
In this paper we investigate the effect of replacing the ordinary rectangular microstripp atches in a linear antenna array with fractal patch elements. It is shown that using fractal patches substantially decreases the Mutual Coupling between elements. The effects of fractal type, spacing between elements, feed point location and number of parasitic elements on array performance has been studied.

Citation: (See works that cites this article)
N. Yousefzadeh, C. Ghobadi, and M. Kamyab, "Consideration of Mutual Coupling in a Microstrip Patch Array Using Fractal Elements," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 66, 41-49, 2006.
doi:10.2528/PIER06081401
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=06081401

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