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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2012, Article ID 309728, 22 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/309728
Research Article

Synthesis of Antenna Arrays and Parasitic Antenna Arrays with Mutual Couplings

XLIM, OSA, UMR CNRS 6172, University of Limoges, 123 Avenue Albert Thomas, 87060 Limoges Cedex, France

Received 1 June 2011; Revised 17 October 2011; Accepted 31 October 2011

Academic Editor: Hoi Shun Lui

Copyright © 2012 M. Thevenot 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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