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Double balun dipole

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NRL

A double balun dipole antenna element includes a dielectric substrate having a first surface and an opposing second surface, a pair of coplanar Marchand baluns positioned in a mutually antiphase configuration on the first and second surfaces, and at least one feed line connected to the pair of Marchand baluns. A doubly polarized antenna element includes a pair of orthogonally interleaved double balun dipole antenna elements, which can be further configured into an array of such antenna elements.

Inventors: 
Pickles, William R.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Communications
FIle Date: 
2008-09-12
Grant Date: 
2013-01-08
Grant time: 
1,579 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
29
Claim count percentile rank: 
5
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY