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Communication engineering and systems
A preliminary study on the conformal properties of an antipodal exponentially tapered antenna placed on the surface of a flow meter system in the UWB range is presented. It was observed that the water effect can be mitigated by shifting the antenna away from the pipe surface.
Gaetano, D. et al. (2012) Proximity Study of a UWB Directional Conformal Antenna on Water Pipe, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 53, no. 8, pp. 1982-1986, 08/2012. doi10.1002/mop.26979