Reduced-Size Reconfigurable Tri-Band Printed Antenna with CPW Tapered-feed and Shorting Post

TitleReduced-Size Reconfigurable Tri-Band Printed Antenna with CPW Tapered-feed and Shorting Post
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsEvans, JA, Ammann, MJ
Journal TitleMicrowave and Optical Technology Letters
Volume48
Issue9
Pagination1850-1853
Journal Date09/2006
Abstract

A multiband printed monopole antenna is presented, operating primarily in the 900 MHz, 2.4 GHz bands, and 5 GHz bands. A coplanar waveguide feed arrangement is deployed, simplifying the antenna structure to a single side of a printed substrate material. Despite the small size of the antenna, a lower-edge frequency of 650 MHz is achieved. An impedance bandwidth of 63% is achieved in the 2.4-GHz band. The low profile antenna presented is potentially suitable for applications in modern mobile and portable radio systems that require operation over widely separated bands, combining multi-band operation with small size and low profile. With the application of a shorting post, the antenna has the potential for reconfigurable applications.

URLhttp://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext/112665045/PDFSTART
DOI10.1002/mop.21778
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