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In this paper, we considered a design method of a compact quasi-Yagi antenna for portable UHF RFID readers. The antenna consists of a dipole driver and a reflector printed on a dielectric substrate, and it is fed by a microstrip line. In order to reduce the antenna size, the dipole and reflector are bent and the balun between the feeding microstrip line and coplanar strip (CPS) line is integrated within the CPS line. The effects of the geometrical parameters of the proposed antenna on the antenna performance are examined, and the parameters are adjusted to be suitable for the operation in UHF RFID band (902-928 MHz). The size of the fabricated antenna is
quasi-Yagi antenna;RFID antenna;portable RFID reader;compact antenna;UHF antenna
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