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dc.contributor.authorRoqueta Crusats, Gemma
dc.contributor.authorIrteza, I
dc.contributor.authorRomeu Robert, Jordi
dc.contributor.authorJofre Roca, Lluís
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Teoria del Senyal i Comunicacions
dc.identifier.citationRoqueta, G. [et al.]. A novel compact UHF wideband antenna for near field electrical characterization of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete. A: European Conference on Antennas and Propagation. "3rd. European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2009)". Berlin: IEEE Computer Society Publications, 2009, p. 2393-2397.
dc.description.abstractA novel, electrically small, UHF (350 MHz–750 MHz)microstrip slot antenna is presented. The antenna is designed for the characterization of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete (SFRC) segments. The antenna consists on a three layer structure headed by the slot ground plane, followed by the feeding microstrip in the central layer with some resistive loading for bandwidth enhancement purposes; finally on the bottom layer a strip line reflector is positioned to provide a unidirectional radiation pattern, required for harsh environments. The whole design has been optimized in front of SFRC for maximum impedance bandwidth. Input impedance and radiation pattern are studied both theoretically and experimentally, and some laboratory measurements have been done on real SFRC specimens. Satisfactory results for the fiber density of SFRC are presented.
dc.format.extent5 p.
dc.publisherIEEE Computer Society Publications
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Enginyeria de la telecomunicació::Radiocomunicació i exploració electromagnètica::Antenes i agrupacions d'antenes
dc.subject.lcshSteel fiber reinforced concrete
dc.subject.lcshSlot antennas
dc.subject.lcshShortwave radio -- Antennas
dc.titleA novel compact UHF wideband antenna for near field electrical characterization of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete
dc.typeConference report
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. ANTENNALAB - Grup d'Antenes i Sistemes Radio
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.rights.accessOpen Access
dc.description.versionPostprint (published version)
local.citation.authorRoqueta, G.; Irteza, I.; Romeu, J.; Jofre, L.
local.citation.contributorEuropean Conference on Antennas and Propagation
local.citation.publicationName3rd. European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2009)

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