Volume II of Theoretical Studies of Microstrip Antennas deals with the analysis and synthesis of several types of novel multi-resonant elements with emphasis on dual-frequency operation of rectangular microstrip patch antennas with or without external matching networks. Specifically, we analyze dual resonances created within a single rectangular patch by means of appropriate dielectric loading and also those associated with a patch capacitively-coupled to either a lumped or distributed matching network. In all cases radiation is obtained from slots in the rectangular patch in combination with open-circuited edges. Rather than separately design the dual-resonating elements and matching networks and hope for efficient radiation and proper patterns at both frequencies, we favor and herein pursue an integrated synthesis which demands simultaneous fulfillment of the design goals. A synthesis approach, based upon coupled resonator theory, is also developed and applied to situations in which one resonant element is a rectangular mircostrip patch and the second element either a second patch or else a lumped or distributed matching network. Based upon these considerations, several new antenna configurations are proposed that utilize either in line or stacked element geometries. Volume I of this report deals with general design techniques and analyses of single and coupled microstrip radiating elements. (Author)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 1, AD-A075 480.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Morgenthaler (Frederic R)

    Wellesley, MA  United States 

    Federal Aviation Administration

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  • Authors:
    • Morgenthaler, F R
  • Publication Date: 1979-9

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  • Pagination: 48 p.

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  • Created Date: Jan 15 2002 12:00AM