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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 740274, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/740274
Research Article

A Broadband Single-Feed Circularly Polarized Patch Antenna with Wide Beamwidth

Department of Electronic Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, No. 800 Dongchuan Road, Shanghai 200240, China

Received 24 January 2015; Accepted 24 March 2015

Academic Editor: Giuseppe Mazzarella

Copyright © 2015 Changhong Zhang 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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