Proximity Study of a UWB Directional Conformal Antenna on Water Pipe

TitleProximity Study of a UWB Directional Conformal Antenna on Water Pipe
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsD. Gaetano, M. J. Ammann, P. McEvoy, M. John, L. Keating, and F. Horgan
Journal TitleMicrowave and Optical Technology Letters
Volume54
Issue8
Pagination1982-1986
Journal Date08/2012
ISSN Number1098-2760
Abstract

A preliminary study on the conformal properties of an antipodal exponentially tapered antenna placed on the surface of a flow meter system in the UWB range is presented. It was observed that the water effect can be mitigated by shifting the antenna away from the pipe surface.

URLhttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/mop.26979/abstract
DOI10.1002/mop.26979
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