07408512 is referenced by 17 patents and cites 30 patents.

An antenna comprises electrical conductors arranged to form a radiating element including a folded line configuration and a distributed strip configuration, where the radiating element can be in proximity to a ground conductor and/or arranged as a dipole. Embodiments of the antenna include conductor patterns formed on a printed wiring board, having a ground plane, spacedly adjacent to and coplanar with the radiating element. An antenna can comprise a distributed strip patterned on a printed wiring board, integrated with electronic components mounted on top of or below the distributed strip, and substantially within the extents of the distributed strip. Mounting of electronic components on top of or below the distributed strip has little effect on the performance of the antenna, and allows for realizing the combination of the antenna and integrated components in a compact form. An embodiment of the invention comprises an antenna including a distributed strip, integrated with a battery mounted on the distributed strip.

Title
Antenna with distributed strip and integrated electronic components
Application Number
11/415931
Publication Number
7408512 (B1)
Application Date
May 2, 2006
Publication Date
August 5, 2008
Inventor
Cory W Ottesen
Albuquerque
NM, US
Jason A Payne
Albuquerque
NM, US
Christopher T Rodenbeck
Albuquerque
NM, US
Agent
William R Conley
Assignee
Sandie Corporation
MN, US
IPC
H01Q 1/38
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