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WIDEBAND APERTURE COUPLED PATCH ARRAY ANTENNAS - HIGH GAIN, LOW SIDE LOBE DESIGN

By D. Poduval and M. Ali

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Abstract:
The study and design of a wideband aperture coupled microstrip patch array is presented. The proposed design considers the 2.4 to 3 GHz frequency range but may be adapted to other frequencies. A 16 element planar array of the size of about 400 mm by 400 mm by 12.5 mm provides measured gain between 15.4 to 16.8 dBi and Side-Lobe Level (SLL) between 15.3 to 20.7 dB without a reflector within the 2.4 to 3 GHz frequency range. With a reflector significant increase in F/B is obtained but at the expense of higher SLL.

Citation:
D. Poduval and M. Ali, "Wideband Aperture Coupled Patch Array Antennas - High Gain, Low Side Lobe Design," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 160, 71-87, 2017.
doi:10.2528/PIER17092904
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=17092904

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