Memorandum on the Radiation Patterns of a Slot Asymmetrically Located on a Square Plate.
OHIO STATE UNIV COLUMBUS ELECTROSCIENCE LAB
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A slot antenna mounted symmetrically in the center of a square plate will radiate a symmetrical antenna pattern. When the slot is moved to any other location the pattern will be unsymmetrical. The degree of symmetry degradation for various locations of a slot on a 2 by 2 square plate at approximately 1 GHz and 3 GHz is the subject of this investigation. To make the pattern calculations well-known first-order principles of the geometrical theory of diffraction GTD are used. A user oriented computer program is presented in the appendix and its limitations discussed. Author
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