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INTERNAL SHORTED PATCH ANTENNA INTEGRATED WITH A SHIELDING METAL CASE FOR UMTS OPERATION IN A PDA PHONE

By Y.-T. Liu

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Abstract:
An internal shorted patch antenna integrated with a RF/battery shielding metal case for application in a UMTS mobile phone is presented. The shorted patch antenna is mounted at the dented portion of the shielding metal case, with the top patch flushed with the top surface of the shielding metal case. This configuration shows no protruded portions, which makes the antenna very suitable to be integrated in a UMTS mobile phone as an internal antenna. With the integrated design, which provides a coupling-free region for the nearby electronic components or conducting elements in the mobile phone, possible coupling between the antenna and associated components can be avoided. Details of the proposed design showing a wide bandwidth for UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunication System, 1920 ~ 2170 MHz) operation are demonstrated, and effects of the dimensions of the RF/battery shielding metal case are presented and discussed.

Citation:
Y.-T. Liu, "Internal Shorted Patch Antenna Integrated with a Shielding Metal Case for UMTS Operation in a Pda Phone," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 10, 63-73, 2009.
doi:10.2528/PIERC09070704

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