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Yagi Uda Antenna with Integrated Balun for WLAN Application

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IJCA Special Issue on International Conference on Reliability, Infocom Technology and Optimization
© 2013 by IJCA Journal
ICRITO
Year of Publication: 2013
Authors:
S. S. Khade
S. L. Badjate

S S Khade and S L Badjate. Article: Yagi Uda Antenna with Integrated Balun for WLAN Application. IJCA Special Issue on International Conference on Reliability, Infocom Technology and Optimization ICRITO:21-24, August 2013. Full text available. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = {S. S. Khade and S. L. Badjate},
	title = {Article: Yagi Uda Antenna with Integrated Balun for WLAN Application},
	journal = {IJCA Special Issue on International Conference on Reliability, Infocom Technology and Optimization},
	year = {2013},
	volume = {ICRITO},
	pages = {21-24},
	month = {August},
	note = {Full text available}
}

Abstract

In this paper, a printed Yagi-Uda antenna with an integrated balun is presented for WLAN applications. The planar directive antenna is designed to operate at 2. 4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency bands. An integrated balun in the form of microstrip-to-coplanar strips (CPS) transition is used to feed the antenna. The substrate material used is FR4 of dielectric constant 4. 4 and thickness 1. 6mm. The proposed antenna design presents measured bandwidths (RL? -10 dB) of 2. 37 – 2. 42 GHz and 4. 78 – 6. 17 GHz for VSWR < 2 and with moderate gain of 4 – 4. 5 dBi.

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