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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2016, Article ID 2363705, 15 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/2363705
Research Article

Circularly Polarized Microstrip Yagi Array Antenna with Wide Beamwidth and High Front-to-Back Ratio

1Electronic Information Engineering Department, Zhonghuan Information College, Tianjin University of Technology, Tianjin 300380, China
2School of Information Engineering, Zhejiang University of Technology, Zhejiang 310014, China

Received 10 October 2015; Revised 16 January 2016; Accepted 27 January 2016

Academic Editor: Symeon Nikolaou

Copyright © 2016 Yun Hao 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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