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Microstrip broadband phased array elements
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Paper Abstract

Microstrip patch antenna arrangements offer many advantages. They provide low profiles, are light-weight and are easily integrated with the monolithic circuitry that has been embraced for miniaturised RF sensing systems. This paper presents the designs of 8-16 GHz bandwidth log-periodic and aperture-stacked based antenna arrangements. These antennas are examined in the light of the existence of alternatives (e.g., a Vivaldi tapered slot sensor) for operation as broadband sensing elements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 February 2005
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5649, Smart Structures, Devices, and Systems II, (28 February 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.582295
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Hedley J. Hansen, Defence Science and Technology Organisation (Australia)
Michael E. Parker, Defence Science and Technology Organisation (Australia)
Leonard T. Hall, The Univ. of Adelaide (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5649:
Smart Structures, Devices, and Systems II
Said F. Al-Sarawi, Editor(s)

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