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Integrated filtering planar dipole antenna using edge coupled feed

Integrated filtering planar dipole antenna using edge coupled feed

Ali, Amira El-Tokhy and Wang, Yi (2017) Integrated filtering planar dipole antenna using edge coupled feed. In: 2016 Loughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference (LAPC). IEEE, pp. 1-4. ISBN 978-1-5090-0784-4 (doi:10.1109/LAPC.2016.7807494)

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Abstract

The paper presents a novel uniplanar integrated filtering dipole with a second-order filtering response of enhanced frequency selectivity. The first stage of the filter is a U-shaped half-wavelength resonator, whereas the second one is the planar dipole antenna. The bandwidth of the dipole is controlled by the edge coupling between the two stages. The U-shape resonator also acts as a balun. A truncated microstrip ground plane is used as the reflector to achieve a directional radiation pattern. The measured results show a bandwidth of 21% between 4.2 GHz and 5.2 GHz with a sharper roll-off than a conventional planar dipole, and an end-fire radiation pattern.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Title of Proceedings: 2016 Loughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference (LAPC)
Additional Information: Antennas & Propagation Conference was held from 14-15 Nov 2016 at Loughborough, UK.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Edge coupling; Integrated filtering antenna; Planar dipole; Microwave filters; Resonator filters; Bandwidth; Frequency measurement
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Department of Engineering Science
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Future Technology and the Internet of Things
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2017 16:31
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/16180

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