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Wideband Double Dipole Quasi-Yagi Antenna Using a Microstrip-to-Slotline Transition Feed

  • Ta, Son Xuat (School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ajou University) ;
  • Park, Ikmo (School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ajou University)
  • Received : 2012.11.29
  • Accepted : 2013.01.23
  • Published : 2013.03.31

Abstract

This paper describes a wideband double dipole quasi-Yagi antenna fed by a microstrip-to-slotline transition. The transition feed consists of a microstrip radial stub and a slot radial stub, each with the same angle of $90^{\circ}$ but with different radii, to achieve wideband impedance matching. Double dipoles with different lengths are utilized as primary radiation elements to enhance bandwidth and achieve stable radiation patterns. The proposed antenna has a measured bandwidth of 3.34~8.72 GHz for a -10 dB reflection coefficient and a flat gain of $6.9{\pm}0.6$ dBi across the bandwidth.

Keywords

Slotline Transition;Double Dipole;Tapered Coplanar Stripline

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