Accurate and versatile solutions for probe-fed microstrip patch antennas and arrays

James Aberle, David M. Pozar

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Abstract

Full-wave solutions for probe-fed microstrip patch antennas and arrays have been receiving a great deal of attention in the literature recently [1-25], In this article, we review previous solutions and their limitations, and describe a very accurate and versatile solution that has been developed by the authors. Applications of our approach to several specific geometries have appeared [20-24] or will appear [25] in the literature. Therefore, this paper focuses on the general features of our technique and its relationship to other approaches. In particular, we discuss infinite phased arrays of probe-fed patches in detail, and give results showing the effect of a cover layer on array performance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-19
Number of pages19
JournalElectromagnetics
Volume11
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Radiation
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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