Microstrip and Printed Antenna Design

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A major update of the popular and practical text-reference covers "basic designs" in more detail than books that skip important electrical properties and implementation aspects. Numerous additions make the concepts even clearer. New cavity model analysis equations of circular polarization bandwidth, axial ratio bandwidth and power fraction bandwidth have been included. A new appendix now contains simple matching approaches, design details (gain, matching, sidelobes) of the little-studied omnidirectional microstrip antenna (OMA), limits and properties of common single and dual band Planar Inverted F Antenna (PIFA) designs.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781884932588
  • Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Publication date: 8/28/2004
  • Pages: 250
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to Second Edition     xi
Acknowledgment     xiii
Microstrip Antennas     1
The Origin of Microstrip Radiators     1
Microstrip Antenna Analysis Methods     4
Microstrip Antenna Advantages and Disadvantages     5
Microstrip Antenna Applications     6
References     7
Rectangular Microstrip Antennas     10
The Transmission Line Model     10
The Cavity Model     19
The TM[subscript 10] and TM[subscript 01] Mode     24
Radiation Pattern and Directivity of a Linear Rectangular Microstrip Patch Antenna     28
Quarter-Wave Rectangular Microstrip Antenna     34
[characters not reproducible] Rectangular Microstrip Antenna     36
Circular Polarized Rectangular Microstrip Antenna Design     38
Single-Feed Circularly Polarized Rectangular Microstrip Antenna Design     38
Dual-Feed Circularly Polarized Rectangular Microstrip Antenna Design     49
Quadrature (90[degree]) Hybrid     50
Impedance and Axial Ratio Bandwidth     52
EFficiency     54
Design of a Linearly Polarized Microstrip Antenna with Dielectric Cover     56
Design Guidelines for a Linearly Polarized Rectangular MicrostripAntenna     60
Design Guidelines for a Circularly Polarized Rectangular Microstrip Antenna     64
Electromagnetically Coupled Rectangular Microstrip Antenna     65
Ultrawide Rectangular Microstrip Antenna     67
References     70
Circular Microstrip Antennas     76
Circular Microstrip Antenna Properties     76
Directivity     80
Input Resistance and Impedance Bandwidth     81
Gain, Radiation Pattern, and Efficiency     82
Circular Microstrip Antenna Radiation Modes     83
The TM[subscript 11] Bipolar Mode     83
The TM[subscript 11] Bipolar Mode Circular Polarized Antenna Design     84
The TM[subscript 21] Quadrapolar Mode     88
The TM[subscript 02] Unipolar Mode     91
Microstrip Antenna Cross Polarization     92
Annular Microstrip Antenna     97
References     100
Broadband Microstrip Antennas     102
Broadband Microstrip Antennas     102
Microstrip Antenna Broadbanding     103
Microstrip Antenna Matching with Capacitive Slot     105
Microstrip Antenna Broadband Matching with Bandpass Filter     106
Microstrip Antenna Broadband Matching Using Lumped Elements      111
Lumped Elements to Transmission Line Section Conversion     113
Real Frequency Technique Broadband Matching     119
Matching Network Optimization Using Genetic Algorithms     119
Patch Shape for Optimized Bandwidth     120
Patch Shape Bandwidth Optimization Using Genetic Algorithms     121
References     123
Dual-Band Microstrip Antennas     126
Dual-Band Microstrip Antennas     126
Single-Resonator Rectangular Microstrip Dual-Band Antenna     126
Multiple Resonator Dual-Band Antennas     131
Coupled Microstrip Dipoles     131
Stacked Rectangular Microstrip Antennas     131
Dual-Band Microstrip Antenna Design Using a Diplexer     134
Example Dual-Band Microstrip Antenna Design Using a Diplexer     137
Multiband Microstrip Design Using Patch Shaping and a Genetic Algorithm     140
References     141
Microstrip Arrays     142
Microstrip Arrays     142
Planar Array Theory     142
Rectangular Microstrip Antenna Array Modeled Using Slots     146
Aperture Excitation Distribution     148
Microstrip Array Feeding Methods     154
Corporate Fed Array      154
Series Fed Array     157
Phase and Amplitude Error     163
Mutual Coupling     165
Mutual Coupling Between Square Microstrip Antennas     170
References     176
Printed Antennas     178
Printed Antennas     178
Omnidirectional Microstrip Antenna     178
Low Sidelobe Omnidirectional Microstrip Antenna     186
Element Shaping of Omnidirectional Microstrip Antenna     188
Single-Short Omnidirectional Microstrip Antenna     191
Stripline Fed Tapered Slot Antenna     192
Stripline Fed Vivaldi Antenna     197
Meanderline Antenna     199
Electrically Small Antennas     199
Meanderline Antenna Design     203
Meanderline Antenna Impedance Bandwidth     203
Meanderline Antenna Radiation Patterns     207
Half-Patch with Reduced Short Circuit Plane     211
Dual-Band PIFA     217
Rectangular Microstrip Fed Slot Antenna     219
Slot Antenna "Fictitious Resonance"     222
Microstrip Fed Log Periodic Balun Printed Dipole     225
Microstrip Fed Tapered Balun Printed Dipole     228
References     232
Microstrip Antenna Substrates     235
Numerical Methods     243
Microstrip Transmission Line Design and Discontinuities     249
Antenna Topics     257
Impedance Matching Techniques     268
Index     284
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