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Title: A low-profile cavity-backed slot antenna loaded with an AMC reflector
Authors: Joubert, J.
Vardaxoglou, J.C.
Whittow, W.G.
Odendaal, J.W.
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: © IEEE
Citation: JOUBERT, J. ... et al, 2011. A low-profile cavity-backed slot antenna loaded with an AMC reflector. South African AP MTT IEEE Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 14th-15th April.
Abstract: A low profile printed slot antenna is presented with uni-directional radiation properties. The slot antenna radiates above a closely spaced artificial magnetic conducting (AMC) reflector. The electromagnetic band gap (EBG) performance was evaluated with an equivalent waveguide feed in place of one half-wavelength section of the slot antenna. Experimental results for the final antenna design (with a size of 1.02 0 × 0.82 0 × 0.063 0), mounted on 1.5 0 × 1.5 0 back plate, exhibit a 5% impedance bandwidth, maximum gain in excess of 10 dBi, low cross-polarization, and a front-to-back ratio of approximately 25 dB.
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Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/10008
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