Equivalent circuit modelling of aperture-coupled microstrip patch antennas

01/2008; DOI: 10.1109/APS.2008.4620012

ABSTRACT In this paper we present a new approach for identifying an equivalent circuit for the impedance of an aperture-coupled microstrip patch antenna (AC-MSPA). We then use this equivalent circuit to develop a simple design procedure for the AC-MSPA.

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