Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 614952, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/614952
Research Article

Effect of Parasitic Element on 408 MHz Antenna for Radio Astronomy Application

1Institute of Space Science, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
2Department of Electrical, Electronic and Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
3School of Applied Physics, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
4National Space Agency of Malaysia, Lot 2233, Kg. Sungai Lang, 42700 Banting, Selangor, Malaysia

Received 13 November 2013; Accepted 28 January 2014; Published 10 April 2014

Academic Editor: Rezaul Azim

Copyright © 2014 Radial Anwar 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.

Linked References

  1. L. Liu, S. W. Cheung, R. Azim, and M. T. Islam, “A compact circular-ring antenna for ultra-wideband applications,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 53, no. 10, pp. 2283–2288, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. R. Azim, M. T. Islam, J. S. Mandeep, and A. T. Mobashsher, “A planar circular ring ultra-wideband antenna with dual band-notched characteristics,” Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, vol. 26, no. 14-15, pp. 2022–2032, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  3. R. Azim, M. T. Islam, N. Misran, and A. T. Mobashsher, “Compact UWB planar antenna for broadband applications,” Informacije MIDEM, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 37–40, 2011. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. W. N. Christiansen and J. A. Högbom, Radiotelescopes, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2nd edition, 1985.
  5. http://radiojove.gsfc.nasa.gov/, 2009.
  6. M. De Vos, A. W. Gunst, and R. Nijboer, “The LOFAR telescope: system architecture and signal processing,” Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 97, no. 8, pp. 1431–1437, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. S. W. Ellingson, “Antennas for the next generation of low-frequency radio telescopes,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 53, no. 8, pp. 2480–2489, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. S. W. Ellingson, J. H. Simonetti, and C. D. Patterson, “Design and evaluation of an active antenna for a 29–47 MHz radio telescope array,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 55, no. 3, pp. 826–831, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. C. J. Panagamuwa, A. Chauraya, and J. C. Vardaxoglou, “Frequency and beam reconfigurable antenna using photoconducting switches,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 54, no. 2, pp. 449–454, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. F. Fezai, C. Menudier, M. Thevenot, and T. Monediere, “Systematic design of parasitic element antennas-application to a WLAN Yagi design,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 12, p. 413, 2013. View at Google Scholar
  11. CRAF (Committee on Radio Astronomy Frequencies), CRAF Handbook for Radio Astronomy, European Science Foundation, 3rd edition, 2005.
  12. R. Anwar, M. T. Islam, N. Misran, G. Gopir, and B. Yatim, “Development of a multiband VHF antenna for low-frequency transient radio telescope,” Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Application, vol. 23, pp. 1843–1854, 2009. View at Google Scholar
  13. R. Anwar, N. Misran, M. T. Islam, and G. Gopir, “Compact multiband VHF antenna for transient radio telescope,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Space Science and Communication, pp. 182–185, Malacca, Malaysia, October 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus