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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2014, Article ID 102362, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/102362
Research Article

Yagi Array of Microstrip Quarter-Wave Patch Antennas with Microstrip Lines Coupling

1Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510006, China
2SYSU-CMU Shunde International Joint Research Institute, Shunde 528300, China

Received 28 March 2014; Revised 29 June 2014; Accepted 14 July 2014; Published 22 July 2014

Academic Editor: Z. N. Chen

Copyright © 2014 Juhua Liu 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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