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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2016, Article ID 9327167, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/9327167
Research Article

A Circuit-Model-Navigated Design Process and Efficiency Estimation for Short-Circuited Self-Excited EBG Resonator Antenna

The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, 10 King’s College Road, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 3G4

Received 25 February 2016; Revised 1 May 2016; Accepted 10 May 2016

Academic Editor: Ikmo Park

Copyright © 2016 Mehdi Hosseini. 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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