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Fundamental Properties of Single Layer Microstrip Patch Antennas

  • R. B. Waterhouse

Abstract

As mentioned in the previous chapter, microstrip patch antennas, in a variety of forms, are being used in numerous wireless communication applications. The highlights of this radiator summarized in Section 1.2 are the reasons as to why the microstrip patch antenna has in some cases become a key feature of these systems, especially in the age of unobtrusive structural requirements and minimal hardware real-estate.

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Input Impedance Patch Antenna Microstrip Antenna Transmission Line Model Impedance Bandwidth 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. B. Waterhouse
    • 1
  1. 1.RMIT UniversityAustralia

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