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Nov 20 2009   1:17PM GMT

Overheard – Patch antenna

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

The feed mechanism plays an important role in the design of microstrip patch antennas. A microstrip patch antenna can be fed either by coaxial probe or by an inset microstrip line. Coaxial probe feeding is sometimes advantageous for applications like active antennas, while microstrip line feeding is suitable for developing high-gain microstrip array antennas.

M. Ramesh and K.B. Yip, Design Inset-Fed Microstrip Patch Antennas

Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is patch antenna.

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