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Digital Object Identifier (DOI) : 10.14569/IJACSA.2011.020711
Article Published in International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), Volume 2 Issue 7, 2011.
Abstract: This paper present simple, slim, low cost and high gain circular patch and rectangular patch microstrip array antenna, with the details steps of design process, operate in X-band(8 GHz to 12 GHz) and it provides a mean to choose the effective one based on the performance analysis of both of these array antennas. The method of analysis, design and development of these array antennas are explained completely here and analyses are carried out for 4x2 arrays. The simulation has been performed by using commercially available antenna simulator, SONNET version V12.56, to compute the current distribution, return loss response and radiation pattern. The proposed antennas are designed by using Taconic TLY-5 dielectric substrate with permittivity, er = 2.2 and height, h =1.588 mm. In all cases we get return losses in the range -4.96 dB to -25.21 dB at frequencies around 10 GHz. The gain of these antennas as simulated are found above 6 dB and side lobe label is maintained lower than main lobe. Operating frequency of these antennas is 10 GHz so these antennas are suitable for X-band application.
Md. Tanvir Ishtaique-ul Huque, Md. Al-Amin Chowdhury, Md. Kamal Hosain and Md. Shah Alam, “Performance Analysis of Corporate Feed Rectangular Patch Element and Circular Patch Element 4x2 Microstrip Array Antennas” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), 2(7), 2011. http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2011.020711