History and Advancement of the Family of Log Periodic Toothed Planer Microstrip Antenna

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DOI: 10.4236/jemaa.2011.36039   PDF   HTML     7,074 Downloads   12,457 Views  

Abstract

This paper presents the family of logarithmically periodic toothed planer antennas. In this the dimensions of the succes-sive sections were increased in geometric progression for a wide bandwidth usage. A band width of 7% for trapezoid toothed, 26% for zigzag toothed and 50% for cross-toothed VSWR < 2 has been obtained from the proposed antennas. Investigations on the gain and radiation characteristics have been carried out. The investigations show that the pro-posed designs not only offers the enhanced bandwidth but also possesses the same characteristics over the desired fre-quency band at same probe feed position.

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A. Vaish and A. Dalal, "History and Advancement of the Family of Log Periodic Toothed Planer Microstrip Antenna," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 3 No. 6, 2011, pp. 242-247. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2011.36039.

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