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Reconfigurable microstrip patch antenna for wireless communications
Author(s): Messaouda Belhachat; Mohammed Bakir; Ruihua Xiao; Shouzheng Zhu; Jingao Liu
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Paper Abstract

Novel design of single-feed circular microstrip antenna for polarization diversity is proposed. It is demonstrated that by incorporating two orthogonal slots of equal lengths in the circular patch and utilizing two PIN diodes to switch the slots on or off, right hand circular polarization (RHCP) or left hand circular polarization (LHCP) can be achieved using the same feeding probe. The antenna design and results of the CP microstrip antenna obtained by applying this design are presented and discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 April 2004
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5284, Wireless Communications and Networks, (28 April 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.523482
Show Author Affiliations
Messaouda Belhachat, East China Normal Univ. (China)
Mohammed Bakir, East China Normal Univ. (China)
Ruihua Xiao, East China Normal Univ. (China)
Shouzheng Zhu, East China Normal Univ. (China)
Jingao Liu, East China Normal Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5284:
Wireless Communications and Networks
Chih-Lin I; Jiann-An Tsai; Hequan Wu, Editor(s)

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