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Publikācija: Meshed Patch Antenna for Portable UHF Band Radio Communication Devices

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Title in original language Meshed Patch Antenna for Portable UHF Band Radio Communication Devices
Field of research 2. Engineering and technology
Sub-field of research 2.2 Electrical engineering, Electronic engineering, Information and communication engineering
Authors Oļegs Artamonovs
Guntars Balodis
Keywords Patch antennas, UHF antennas, UHF communication, mobile antennas, meshed antennas
Abstract This paper presents a meshed microstrip patch antenna for UHF band radio communications. Meshed elements allow making antenna flexible, light and more suitable for wearable devices. Several antennas, intended for PMR446 band with different meshing configurations, have been designed. Un-meshed, semi-meshed and fully meshed microstrip patch antennas have been compared. The analysis was focused on the best tradeoffs between concentration of conductor, gain and front to back ratio. Results below are showing that more than 50 % of conductor can be removed without significant gain reduction. In some cases the meshing gives a reduction of back radiation. The meshed antenna has smaller dimensions in comparison with the unmeshed antenna on the same frequency.
DOI: 10.5755/j01.eee.21.4.12778
Hyperlink: http://www.eejournal.ktu.lt/index.php/elt/article/view/12778 
Reference Artamonovs, O., Balodis, G. Meshed Patch Antenna for Portable UHF Band Radio Communication Devices. Elektronika ir elektrotechnika, 2015, Vol.21, No.4, pp.31-34. ISSN 1392-1215. e-ISSN 2029-5731. Available from: doi:10.5755/j01.eee.21.4.12778
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