A 5 GHz polarization-diversity planar printed dipole-antenna for 802.11a WLAN applications

Liang Cheng Kuo, Huey Ru Chuang

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Detail numerical simulation, fabrication and experimental measurement of a 5 GHz polarization-diversity printed dipole-antenna are presented for IEEE 802.11a WLAN applications. Two 5 GHz orthogonal printed dipole antennas and each with a microstrip via-hole balun feeding structure are combined and fabricated on a FR-4 printed-circuit-board substrate. A PIN-diode circuit is used to switch and select the desired antenna polarization. In the antenna design simulation, a full wave method of a three-dimensional finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method is employed to analyze the entire structure of the printed antenna including the lumped elements of the polarization-selected PIN diode switching circuit.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)46-49
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, AP-S International Symposium (Digest)
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Sep 1
Event2003 IEEE International Antennas and Propagation Symposium and USNC/CNC/URSI North American Radio Science Meeting - Columbus, OH, United States
Duration: 2003 Jun 222003 Jun 27

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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