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PLANAR BOWTIE ANTENNA WITH A RECONFIGURABLE RADIATION PATTERN

By G. Monti, L. Corchia, and L. Tarricone

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Abstract:
This paper presents a novel planar antenna with a reconfigurable radiation pattern. The proposed layout consists of N ≥ 2 monospaced planar bowtie antennas selected one by one by means of a pair of PIN diodes. Experimental results referring to the case of N=2 and N=4 are reported and discussed demonstrating the feasibility and effectiveness of the proposed design approach.

Citation:
G. Monti, L. Corchia, and L. Tarricone, "Planar Bowtie Antenna with a Reconfigurable Radiation Pattern," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 28, 61-70, 2012.
doi:10.2528/PIERC12021104

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