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Stub-loaded resonator-fed filtering patch antenna with improved bandwidth

Stub-loaded resonator-fed filtering patch antenna with improved bandwidth

Mao, Chunxu, Gao, Steve and Wang, Yi (2017) Stub-loaded resonator-fed filtering patch antenna with improved bandwidth. In: 2016 46th European Microwave Conference (EuMC). IEEE, pp. 317-320. ISBN 978-1-5090-1514-6 (doi:https://doi.org/10.1109/EuMC.2016.7824342)

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Abstract

A method of designing a patch antenna with wideband and filtering characteristics is proposed in this paper. Different from traditional aperture-coupled patch antenna, a stub loaded resonator (SLR) is employed as the feed. This coupled SLR-patch produces three reflection zeros (dual-mode from the SLR and one from the patch) and therefore a wider bandwidth. Due to the resonant property of the SLR, the antenna exhibits a filtering performance and good out-of-band rejection. This integration approach eliminates the 50 Ohm interfaces between the traditionally cascaded filter and antenna. This contributes to a more compact and simplified RF frontend. Methods to control the modes of the SLR are investigated. The simulation and measurement results agree well with each other, showing an excellent performance in terms of bandwidth, frequency selectivity and radiation patterns.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Title of Proceedings: 2016 46th European Microwave Conference (EuMC)
Additional Information: European Microwave Conference 2016, 4-6 October 2016, London, UK
Uncontrolled Keywords: Filter, Stub-loaded resonator, Patch antenna, Bandwidth
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Educational Development Unit
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Department of Engineering Science
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Last Modified: 12 Sep 2017 10:45
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/15412

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