A reconfigurable microstrip antenna for switchable polarization

Y. J. Sung, T. U. Jang, Y. S. Kim

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Abstract

A novel reconfigurable microstrip antenna with switchable polarization sense is proposed. The proposed antenna has a simple structure, consisting of a corner-truncated square radiating patch, four small triangular conductors, and a microstrip line feed. Using independently biased PIN diodes on the patch, it can produce linear polarization, or left- or right-hand circular polarization according to bias voltages. From the measured results, low cross-polarization levels when operated in the linear state and good axial ratios in the circular state are observed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)534-536
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters
Volume14
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Nov

Keywords

  • Microstrip antenna
  • Switchable polarization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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