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Short-circuited feed terminations on beam steering square loop antennas

Pal, A and Mehta, A and Mirshekar-Syahkal, D and Massey, PJ (2008) 'Short-circuited feed terminations on beam steering square loop antennas.' Electronics Letters, 44 (24). 1389 - 1390. ISSN 0013-5194

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Abstract

Theoretical and experimental investigations of a beam steerable square loop antenna (SLA), including a four-port practical feeding mechanism, is presented. Exciting one of the feeds and short-circuiting the other three results in a linearly polarised beam tilted up from the ground plane and directed away from the active feed. Thus, by exciting one feed at a time, the antenna steers the beam in four different quadrants. A qualitative explanation of the radiation characteristics is also presented using the current distribution. The SLA is designed to operate at 4.5GHz and has a gain of 6.7dBi. © The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2008.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2014 16:00
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2019 03:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/9921

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