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Broadband Quasi-Yagi Antenna for WiFi and WiMax Applications

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ABSTRACT

In this paper, we present a broadband quasi-Yagi antenna. Good impedance matching is obtained by using parasitic elements. The antenna has been designed and successfully measured. Experimental results show that the 10 dB return loss bandwidth of this antenna is 50% operating from 2.3 GHz to 3.8 GHz. We obtain very flat gain (around 5 dB) over the entire bandwidth. For the design and optimization of antennas, we use HFSS CAD software from ANSOFT.

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J. Floc’h and A. Ahmad, "Broadband Quasi-Yagi Antenna for WiFi and WiMax Applications," Wireless Engineering and Technology, Vol. 4 No. 2, 2013, pp. 87-91. doi: 10.4236/wet.2013.42013.

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