Whyte, Griogair, Darbari, Faisal, McGregor, Ian, Glover, Ian and Thayne, Iain (2008) Different Feeding Geometries for Planar Elliptical UWB Dipoles, and the Excitation of Leakage Current. In: 2008 38th European Microwave Conference. IEEE, pp. 1382-1385. ISBN 9782874870064Metadata only available from this repository.
This paper presents an assessment of the impact of feeding geometry and leakage current on the performance of several types of printed elliptical UWB dipoles. Using simulation and experimental verification this paper investigates the impact via field analysis, S-parameters, and pulse transmission. The UWB dipoles investigated are; a microstrip-fed UWB dipole, that had unpredictable behaviour due to the feed, which excited leakage current down the feed cable and, as a result, distorted the pulse. To minimise the leakage current, three other UWB dipoles were investigated. These were a CPW-fed UWB dipole with slots, a hybrid-feed UWB dipole, and a tapered-feed UWB dipole.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Additional Information:||Paper originally presented at EuMW-08, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 27-31st October 2008|
|Subjects:||T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
|Schools:||School of Computing and Engineering|
|Depositing User:||Sharon Beastall|
|Date Deposited:||26 Mar 2013 13:48|
|Last Modified:||26 Mar 2013 13:48|
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