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By Y. J. Wang and C. K. Lee

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The objective of the paper is to develop a compact and broadband microstrip patch antenna for the IMT-2000 mobile handset application. By parasitically coupling two shorted semi-disc patches with a single shorting-post each and employing Styrofoam substrate with low dielectric constant, an overall impedance bandwidth of 17.8% has been achieved to cover the frequency spectra of 1.862-2.225 GHz. The overall dimension of this proposed antenna is 44.4mm(length) × 37.8mm(width) × 7mm (thickness), and it would be suitable for the IMT-2000 mobile handset application. The typical antenna characteristics are presented and analysed theoretically and experimentally.

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Y. J. Wang and C. K. Lee, "Compact and Broadband Microstrip Patch Antenna for the 3G IMT-2000 Handsets Applying Styrofoam and Shorting-Posts," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 47, 75-85, 2004.

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