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A Compact Printed Antenna For Wimax, Wlan & C Band Applications

By Barun Mazumdar


A single feed compact microstrip antenna is proposed in this paper. One L slit & one H slit are introduced on the right edge of the patch to study the effect of the slit on radiation behaviour with respect to a conventional microstrip patch. An extensive analysis of the return loss, radiation pattern and efficiency of the proposed antenna is shown in this paper. For the optimize value of the slit parameters antenna resonant frequencies are obtained at 2.53, 4, 5.73 & 7.54 GHz with corresponding bandwidth 12.48 MHz, 37.97 MHz, 80.68 MHz, 230.67 MHz and return loss of about-17.4,-32.5,-12.4 &-29.7 dB respectively. The antenna size has been reduced by 75 % when compared to a conventional microstrip patch. The characteristics of the designed structure are investigated by using MoM based electromagnetic solver, IE3D. The simple configuration and low profile nature of the proposed antenna leads to easy fabrication and make it suitable for the applications in Wireless communication system. Mainly it is developed to operate in the WiMAX & WLAN application

Topics: Compact, patch antenna, Quad band, slit
Year: 2014
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