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Y-Shaped Microstrip Patch Antennas for L and S Band Using Shared Aperture

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Microstrip patch antennas are designed and investigated in L/S bands simultaneously using the sharing of aperture. The antenna is designed on commercially available dielectric material FR4 with εr = 4.3. In the present communication two cases of design (horizontal and vertical layout) are analyzed and tested. In both configurations, the resonant frequencies lie in L and S band. The antenna characteristics measured and simulated are in agreement. Orientation of antenna layout from horizontal to vertical also enhances co/cross-polarization. The present work is important for cost effective applications.

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Dhiman, J., Khah, S.K. Y-Shaped Microstrip Patch Antennas for L and S Band Using Shared Aperture. Wireless Pers Commun 111, 1–8 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11277-019-06841-w

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Keywords

  • Co/cross-polarization
  • L and S band
  • Microstrip patch antennas