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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2012, Article ID 193716, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/193716
Research Article

Very Compact and Broadband Active Antenna for VHF Band Applications

Institut d'Electronique et de Télécommunication de Rennes, Université de Rennes 1, UMR CNRS 6164, 263 avenue, Général Leclerc, 35042 Rennes, France

Received 14 September 2011; Revised 12 December 2011; Accepted 12 December 2011

Academic Editor: Mandeep Jit Singh

Copyright © 2012 Y. Taachouche et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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