Tanyer-Tigrek, F. Muge; Tran, Dani P.; Lager, Ioan E.; Ligthart, Leonardus P. (IRCTR (International Research Centre for Telecommunications-transmission and Radar), Delft University of Technology, Mekelweg 4, 2628 CD Delft, The Netherlands)
A small sized, X-band, CPW-fed tulip-loop antenna is described. The antenna has an impedance bandwidth for a VSWR = 2 of 83%, stretching between 6 GHz and 14.5 GHz. Radiation patterns show stable co-polar and low cross-polar characteristics within the specified bandwidth. The small size of the radiator makes it suitable for being used in linear array applications.