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DESIGN OF A NOVEL SUPER WIDE BAND CIRCULAR-HEXAGONAL FRACTAL ANTENNA

By M. A. Dorostkar, M. T. Islam, and R. Azim

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Abstract:
In this paper, a novel circular-hexagonal fractal antenna is investigated for super wide band applications. The proposed antenna is made of iterations of a hexagonal slot inside a circular metallic patch with a transmission line. A partial ground plane and asymmetrical patch toward the substrate are used for designing the antenna to achieve a super wide bandwidth ranging from 2.18 GHz to 44.5 GHz with bandwidth ratio 20.4 : 1. The impedance bandwidth and gain of the proposed antenna are improved than the recently reported antennas which make it appropriate for many wireless communications systems such as ISM, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, WLAN and UWB. Details of the proposed antenna design are presented and discussed.

Citation:
M. A. Dorostkar, M. T. Islam, and R. Azim, "Design of a Novel Super Wide Band Circular-Hexagonal Fractal Antenna," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 139, 229-245, 2013.
doi:10.2528/PIER13030505
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=13030505

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