Analysis of a microstrip patch antenna using the method of moments

T. K. Sarkar, S. M. Rao

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Abstract

An analysis of a microstrip patch antenna on a finite dielectric substrate is presented. The antenna is excited by the feedline passing below the dielectric bed. For analysis purposes, the patch, the feedline, and the dielectric substrate are modeled by triangular patches. A set of coupled integral equations, in terms of equivalent currents, is obtained by using the equivalence principle and associated boundary conditions. The equations are then solved using the method of moments. The numerical results are compared with experimental measurements, exhibiting good agreement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication1991 Digest
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Pages44-47
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)0780301447
StatePublished - Dec 1 1991
EventAntennas and Propagation Society Symposium - London, Ont, Can
Duration: Jun 24 1991Jun 28 1991

Publication series

NameAP-S International Symposium (Digest) (IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society)
Volume1
ISSN (Print)0272-4693

Other

OtherAntennas and Propagation Society Symposium
CityLondon, Ont, Can
Period6/24/916/28/91

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Sarkar, T. K., & Rao, S. M. (1991). Analysis of a microstrip patch antenna using the method of moments. In 1991 Digest (pp. 44-47). (AP-S International Symposium (Digest) (IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society); Vol. 1). IEEE Computer Society.