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A Study of a Compact Microstrip-Fed UWB Antenna with an Open T-Slot

By Xu-Fei Zhu and Donglin Su
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 13, 181-189, 2010
doi:10.2528/PIERL10030106

Abstract

In this paper, a compact and simple microstrip-fed slot antenna is proposed for ultra-wideband (UWB) applications, which consists of a circular patch and an open T-slot to realize the microstrip-line to slot transition well over a widened frequency range. The simulations and measurements show that this simple structure with the novel design generates a broadband impedance bandwidth of 10dB return loss from 2.5 to 12.5 GHz (BW=133.3%) adjustable by variation of its parameters. Details of the antenna design and experimental results of the constructed prototype are presented. In addition, a geometric parameters study of the proposed antenna is able to provide more useful information for antenna design.

Citation


Xu-Fei Zhu and Donglin Su, "A Study of a Compact Microstrip-Fed UWB Antenna with an Open T-Slot," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 13, 181-189, 2010.
doi:10.2528/PIERL10030106
http://www.jpier.org/PIERL/pier.php?paper=10030106

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