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COMPARISON OF THE RADIATION PATTERN OF FRACTAL AND CONVENTIONAL LINEAR ARRAY ANTENNA

By R. T. Hussein and F. J. Jibrael Jabri

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Abstract:
The purpose of this paper is to introduce the concept of fractals and its use in antenna arrays for obtaining multiband property. One type of fractals namely, Cantor set is investigated. Cantor set is used in linear array antenna design. Therefore, this array know fractal Cantor linear array antenna. A comparison with conventional non-fractal linear array antenna is made regarding the beamwidth, directivity, and side lobe level. MATLAB programming language version 7.2 (R2006a) is used to simulate the fractal and conventional non-fractal linear array antenna and their radiation pattern.

Citation:
R. T. Hussein and F. J. Jibrael Jabri, "Comparison of the Radiation Pattern of Fractal and Conventional Linear Array Antenna," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 4, 183-190, 2008.
doi:10.2528/PIERL08091102
http://www.jpier.org/pierl/pier.php?paper=08091102

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