Electronically Steerable Yagi-Uda Microstrip Patch Antenna Array

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Title Electronically Steerable Yagi-Uda Microstrip Patch Antenna Array
Author Gray, Derek; Lu, Junwei; Thiel, David Victor
Journal Name IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation
Year Published 1998
Place of publication USA
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Abstract This paper describes a dual-frequency circularly polarized electronically steerable microstrip patch antenna array suitable for land-mobile communications. Based on a four-element Yagi-Uda (1928) patch antenna, the four antennas forming the array are located radially from a single square reflector patch on a double-sided printed circuit board. The main lobe of the array covers the elevation angles from 20 to 70° with a peak gain of 8.4 dBi at 1.54 GHz and 11.7 dBi at 1.62 GHz. Full azimuthal coverage is possible by electronically switching between the four elements.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Alternative URI http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/8.668900
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Volume 46
Issue Number 5
Page from 605
Page to 608
ISSN 0018-926X
Date Accessioned 1999-01-01
Language en_AU
Research Centre Queensland Micro and Nanotechnology Centre
Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
Subject PRE2009-Other Electronic Engineering
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/12305
Publication Type Article in Scholarly Refereed Journal
Publication Type Code c1

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