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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2017, Article ID 7081978, 7 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7081978
Research Article

Frequency Reconfigurable Circular Patch Antenna with an Arc-Shaped Slot Ground Controlled by PIN Diodes

1Institute of Electromagnetics and Acoustics and Department of Electronic Science, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, China
2Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, Durham 27708, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Longfang Ye; nc.ude.umx@eyfl

Received 24 August 2016; Revised 16 December 2016; Accepted 16 January 2017; Published 14 March 2017

Academic Editor: Mohammod Ali

Copyright © 2017 Yao Chen 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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