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A modified dual-band microstrip monopole antenna

Lu, Lu & Coetzee, Jacob (2006) A modified dual-band microstrip monopole antenna. Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 48(7), pp. 1401-1403.

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Abstract

A modified microstrip-fed planar monopole antenna with open circuited coupled line is presented in this paper. The operational bandwidth of the proposed antenna covers the 2.4 GHz ISM band (2.42-2.48 GHz) and the 5 GHz WLAN band (5 GHz to 6 GHz). The radiating elements occupy a small area of 23×8 mm2. The Finite Difference Time Domain method is used to predict the input impedance of the antenna. The calculated return loss shows very good agreement with measured data. Reasonable antenna gain is observed across the operating band. The measured radiation patterns are similar to those of a simple monopole antenna.

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ID Code: 48920
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: microstrip antenna, dual-band, FDTD, monopole antenna
DOI: 10.1002/mop.21636
ISSN: 0895-2477
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600) > Electrical and Electronic Engineering not elsewhere classified (090699)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Copyright Statement: The definitive version is available at www3.interscience.wiley.com
Deposited On: 02 Mar 2012 08:54
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2012 15:45

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