Electrically small uniplanar antenna with pattern-agile performance

Ming Chun Tang, Ting Shi, Richard W Ziolkowski

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Abstract

A novel electrically small uniplanar antenna with pattern-agile performance is reported. It consists of a split semi-loop connected to the ground strips of a coplanar waveguide-fed semi-loop antenna. The angle of its maximum directivity can be controlled simply by changing the position of the gap in the ground-connected semi-loop. The measured results of this behaviour are in good agreement with the simulated values. A peak realised gain of 1.93 dBi is achieved experimentally. The radiation efficiency is observed to be higher than 95% for every angle selected.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1228-1229
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume51
Issue number16
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 6 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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