A Triple-band Suspended Microstrip Antenna with Symmetrical USlots for WLAN/WiMax Applications

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S. B. Behera D. Barad S. Behera

Abstract

In this study, a triple-band suspended microstrip antenna with symmetrical U-slots is proposed for modern wireless communication systems. The antenna is specifically designed to acquire application in WLAN and WiMAX communication. Symmetrical U-slots in the radiator patch increase the number of resonances and improve the gain response. An appropriate air height was maintained between the ground plane and the radiator patch layer for improving bandwidth operation. The impedance characteristics of the antenna are enhanced using probe feeding techniques. The proposed compact antenna is designed on a single dielectric substrate of (30×25×1.56) mm3 . Parametric analysis of the proposed structure has been realized using IE3D software. This prototype exhibits maximum impedance bandwidth of 750 MHz and gain response of 7.28 dBi. The performance of the structure at three resonating bands i.e., at 3.3 GHz, 3.78 GHz and 5.3 GHz facilitate it to be applicable for WLAN/WiMAX systems.

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Behera, S., Barad, D., & Behera, S. (2018, March 1). A Triple-band Suspended Microstrip Antenna with Symmetrical USlots for WLAN/WiMax Applications. Advanced Electromagnetics, 7(2), 41-47. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.7716/aem.v7i2.608
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