FDTD Method Analysis of Mutual Coupling between Microstrip Antennas

Kazuhiro UEHARA  Kenichi KAGOSHIMA  

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IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E76-B   No.7   pp.762-764
Publication Date: 1993/07/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Section of Letters Selected from the 1992 IEICE Fall Conference and the 1993 IEICE Spring Conference)
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Keyword: 
FDTD method,  microstrip antennas,  mutual coupling,  array antennas,  

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Summary: 
We analyze the mutual coupling between two microstrip antennas (MSAs) with the finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method. It is suitable for substrates which have a complex configuration or include feed line structures. The mutual coupling between two MSAs on discontinuous orthogonal substrates is successfully calculated.