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Design of Double-Dipole Quasi-Yagi Antenna with 7 dBi gain
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Design of Double-Dipole Quasi-Yagi Antenna with 7 dBi gain
Yeo, Junho; Lee, Jong-Ig; Baek, Woon-Seok;
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In this paper, the design of a double-dipole quasi-Yagi antenna (DDQYA) with a gain over 7 dBi at 1.70-2.70 GHz band is studied. The proposed DDQYA consists of two strip dipoles with different lengths and a ground reflector, which are connected trough a coplanar stripline. The length of the second dipole is adjusted to increase the gain in the low frequency band, whereas a rectangular patch director is appended to the DDQYA to enhance the gain in the middle and high frequency band. The effects of the length of the second dipole, and the length and width of the director on the antenna performance are analyzed, and final design parameters to obtain a gain over 7 dBi are obtained. A prototype of the proposed DDQYA is fabricated on an FR4 substrate, and the experimental results show that the antenna has a frequency band of 1.60-2.86 GHz for a VSWR < 2, and measured gain ranges 7.2-7.6 dBi at 1.70-2.70 GHz band.
double-dipole quasi-Yagi antenna;rectangular patch director;7 dBi gain;broadband antenna;mobile communication;
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