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Feeding structure contribution to radiation by patch antennas with rectangular boundaries

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3 Author(s)
Wu, S.-C. ; Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., New Jersey Inst. of Technol., Newark, NJ, USA ; Alexopoulos, N.G. ; Fordham, O.

A combination of piecewise sinusoidal-pulse functions and semi-infinite microstrip current expansion functions is used in the full-wave spectral-domain method to analyze microstrip antennas with arbitrary rectangular boundaries. Radiation properties are formulated in the spectral domain to achieve high numerical efficiency. Two types of microstrip antennas, edge-fed rectangular and inset fed patches, have been analyzed and measured. A line-reflect-line de-embedding algorithm has been implemented to measure the input impedance of both antennas. The results show good agreement between measurement and calculated data. The radiation patterns from the edge-fed rectangular patch are measured and are compared with the theoretical data. Results show that the current on the feed line can disturb the antenna radiation pattern

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Antennas and Propagation, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:40 ,  Issue: 10 )