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A NOVEL COMPACT ULTRA-WIDEBAND (UWB) WIDE SLOT ANTENNA WITH VIA HOLES

By D. Chen and C.-H. Cheng

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Abstract:
A novel compact ultra-wideband (UWB) wide slot antenna with via holes is presented for UWB applications. The antenna is composed of a trapezoidal slot on the ground plane, a rectangular patch in the center of the slot and three via holes connecting the rectangular patch and the microstrip feed-line. The antenna is successfully designed, implemented, and measured. The measured results show that the proposed antenna with compact size of 27.0 mm×29.0 mm×1.0 mm achieves good performance, such as an impedance matching bandwidth of 111.7% (|S11|≤-10 dB), constant gain and stable radiation patterns over its whole frequency range.

Citation:
D. Chen and C.-H. Cheng, "A Novel Compact Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Wide Slot Antenna with via Holes," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 94, 343-349, 2009.
doi:10.2528/PIER09062306
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=09062306

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