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Enhancing the Bandwidth of Microstrip Patch Antennas

  • R. B. Waterhouse

Abstract

Probably one of the most researched areas in the history of microstrip patch technology has been how to improve the impedance bandwidth of this antenna such that it can be utilized in many more applications. From when the first patch was developed at the narrow impedance bandwidth observed, researchers throughout the world have proposed and investigated procedures that will overcome the inherent limitation of the microstrip patch: all with varying degrees of success and all with other compromises that had to be made to achieve their goal.

Keywords

Radiation Pattern Return Loss Patch Antenna Microstrip Antenna Impedance Locus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. B. Waterhouse
    • 1
  1. 1.RMIT UniversityAustralia

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