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DESIGN, ANALYSIS AND OPTIMIZATION OF V-DIPOLE AND ITS THREE-ELEMENT YAGI-UDA ARRAY

By I. S. Misra, R. S. Chakrabarty, and B. B. Mangaraj

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Abstract:
This paper presents an optimum design technique ofan asymmetric V-dipole antenna and it's a three-element Yagi-Uda array using Genetic Algorithm (GA). The optimization parameter for the V-dipole is the directivity and that for the Yagi-Uda array are the input impedance and directivity. The theoretical analysis has been done using a Moment-Method technique in a very simple step-by-step way, and subsequently the GA is applied for obtaining the optimized parameters. Comparative results are provided for 3-elements straight dipole Yagi and V-dipole Yagi array. Further, analysis for directivity with respect to included angle is given for the GA based optimization problem that gives an important aspect in the design of V-Yagi.

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I. S. Misra, R. S. Chakrabarty, and B. B. Mangaraj, "Design, Analysis and Optimization of V-Dipole and its Three-Element Yagi-Uda Array," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 66, 137-156, 2006.
doi:10.2528/PIER06102604
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=06102604

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