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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2018 (2018), Article ID 3678018, 7 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/3678018
Research Article

Design of Frequency- and Pattern-Reconfigurable Wideband Slot Antenna

College of Physics and Electronics Engineering, Shanxi University, Shanxi 030006, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Liping Han; moc.621@plhxdxs

Received 25 July 2017; Accepted 28 December 2017; Published 14 February 2018

Academic Editor: Symeon Nikolaou

Copyright © 2018 Liping Han 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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