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By L. Pu and X.-M. Zhang

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A planar Dual Exponentially Tapered Slot Antenna(DETSA) is presented in this paper. The DETSA is simulated and designed with the sofware Ansoft HFSS. The dimensions of the antennas and the exponential functions of tapered slot are also described. To verify the design, the DETSA is fabricated and measured, good impedance matching over a very wide bandwidth is achieved, measured radiation patterns of the proposed antenna is compared with the simulated one, good agreement is observed.

L. Pu and X.-M. Zhang, "Design of a Low-Profile Dual Exponentially Tapered Slot Antenna," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 6, 67-74, 2009.

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