Single-conductor strip leaky-wave antenna

Wanchu Hong, Yu De Lin

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The radiation characteristics of a single-conductor strip leaky-wave antenna is investigated in this paper. This structure has only a single-conductor strip on a substrate without a background plane. The broadband characteristics of the first higher order space-wave mode render this structure a broadband antenna. These result in a very wide leaky region. By using the balanced and inverted balanced microstrip lines as a broadband feeding structure, we can excite this first higher order space-wave mode of this structure. Both the simulation and measurement results are presented in this paper.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)498-501
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, AP-S International Symposium (Digest)
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Aug 5

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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