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Planar antennas

Inst. for Infocomm Res., Singapore
IEEE Microwave Magazine (Impact Factor: 1.5). 01/2007; DOI: 10.1109/MW-M.2006.250315
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ABSTRACT This article reviews the state of the art in broadband antennas for emerging UWB applications and addresses the important issues of the broadband antenna design for UWB applications. First, a variety of planar monopoles with finite ground planes are reviewed. Next, the roll antennas with enhanced radiation performance are outlined. After that, the planar antennas printed on PCBs are described. A directional antipodal Vivaldi antenna is also presented for UWB applications. Last, a UWB antenna for wearable applications is exemplified

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