Design of a Microstrip Patch Antenna for Microwave Sensing of Petroleum Production Lines
In this paper, the design of a microstrip patch antenna for microwave sensing of sand production in petroleum pipelines is presented. Two antennas are designed in order to cover the entire sensing regime (gas to liquid including large percentages of brine) common to petroleum production lines. The antennas are designed to operate at ~5GHz. The antenna intended for sensing with low-loss fluids (gas or oil) is capable of ~4% bandwidth (|S11| < -10 dB), and the antenna intended for sensing with high loss fluids (brine) is capable of ~7% bandwidth.
A. Foudazi and K. M. Donnell, "Design of a Microstrip Patch Antenna for Microwave Sensing of Petroleum Production Lines," Proceedings of the 2017 United States National Committee of URSI National Radio Science Meeting (2017, Boulder, CO), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jan 2017.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1109/USNC-URSI-NRSM.2017.7878310
2017 United States National Committee of URSI National Radio Science Meeting, USNC-URSI NRSM (2017: Jan. 4-7, Boulder, CO)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Antennas; Bandwidth; Microstrip devices; Slot antennas, Gas to liquids; Low-loss; Micro-strip patch antennas; Microwave sensing; Petroleum production; Sand production; Microstrip antennas; Microstrip patch antenna; Petroleum production monitoring
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01 Jan 2017