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MULTIBAND CIRCULARLY POLARIZED STACKED MICROSTRIP ANTENNA

By D. K. Singh, B. K. Kanaujia, S. Dwari, G. P. Pandey, and S. Kumar

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Abstract:
In this paper, a multiband circularly polarized capacitive coupled stacked microstrip antenna is proposed. The multiband circular polarization (CP) is achieved by corner truncation, embedding slits and inclined slots on a three layered antenna structure. The proposed antenna also shows wideband behavior with an impedance bandwidth of 52.13% in the frequency range of 4.85 GHz to 8.27 GHz, while 3 dB axial ratio bandwidths in five CP bands are 0.51%, 4.54%, 0.33%, 0.83% and 1.29% in the frequency range of 5.12 GHz to 5.15 GHz, 5.45 GHz to 5.70 GHz, 5.90 GHz to 5.92 GHz, 6.25 GHz to 6.31 GHz and 7.68 GHz to 7.78 GHz, respectively. The antenna prototype is fabricated, and simulated results as axial ratio, radiation pattern and the reflection coefficient are validated with measured result.

Citation:
D. K. Singh, B. K. Kanaujia, S. Dwari, G. P. Pandey, and S. Kumar, "Multiband Circularly Polarized Stacked Microstrip Antenna," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 56, 55-64, 2015.
doi:10.2528/PIERC14121101

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