folded-dipole antenna

folded-dipole antenna

[¦fōld·əd ′dī‚pōl an′ten·ə]
(electromagnetism)
A dipole antenna whose outer ends are folded back and joined together at the center; the impedance is about 300 ohms, as compared to 70 ohms for a single-wire dipole; widely used with television and frequency-modulation receivers. Also known as folded dipole.
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In this paper, a novel folded-dipole antenna with parasitic element is proposed, as shown in Fig.
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