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Broadband matching network design for antennas using a hybrid genetic algorithm

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5 Author(s)
Jiang Tie-hua ; School of Electronics and Information Engineering, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 100191, China ; Su Dong-lin ; Chen Ai-xin ; Zhang Yan-jun
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In this paper, a hybrid genetic algorithm has been successfully applied to broadband matching network design for antennas. Genetic algorithm (GA) and simulated annealing (SA) have been combined to enhance the search efficiency, which can avoid both the slow convergence of GA and the dependence on the initial parameters of SA. Considering the impedance bandwidth and power available from the source delivered to the load, GA based on the parallel selection algorithm is used. The broadband matching network over the band 225 to 400 MHz has been designed based on this improved hybrid genetic algorithm. The results show that the broadband matching network has broad impedance bandwidth and high covering power. The improved hybrid GA is an effective method of the broadband antenna matching network design.

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Antennas, Propagation and EM Theory, 2008. ISAPE 2008. 8th International Symposium on

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2-5 Nov. 2008