Simple methods for enhancing bandwidth of a rectangular microstrip patch antenna

Hooshang Ghafouri-Shiraz, Muhammad Rabbani

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Abstract

In this paper we have introduced two methods namely (i) taper matching and (ii) quarter wavelength width extension to increase the bandwidth (BW) of a rectangular microstrip patch antenna (RMPA). Also we have studied the effect of applying both methods on the antenna performance. Simulation and experimental results on a 5GHz patch antenna using these methods have been presented.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2nd IET Annual Active and Passive RF Devices Seminar
PublisherInstitution of Engineering and Technology
Pages5-9
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781849199728
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Oct 2014
EventActive and Passive RF Devices Seminar, 2nd IET Annual - Birmingham, United Kingdom
Duration: 29 Oct 201429 Oct 2014

Publication series

Name2nd IET Annual Active and Passive RF Devices Seminar
PublisherInstitution of Engineering and Technology

Conference

ConferenceActive and Passive RF Devices Seminar, 2nd IET Annual
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
Period29/10/1429/10/14

Keywords

  • Microstrip antenna
  • bandwidth
  • filtering patch antenna

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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