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A STACKED MICROSTRIP PATCH ANTENNA WITH FRACTAL SHAPED DEFECTS

By H. Tiwari and M. V. Kartikeyan

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Abstract:
In this paper, a novel type of stacked microstrip patch antenna is presented in which fractal shaped defects have been excoriated from the patch surfaces. The antenna has been designed for dual band operation at the WLAN 2.4 GHz and 5.8 GHz frequency bands and size reduction for both the stacked patches is achieved due to the use of fractal shaped defects. The antenna was simulated using CST Microwave Studio 2010 and optimized using Particle Swarm Optimization (inbuilt in CST). The fabricated antenna's measurement results were found to be in good agreement with the simulated results.

Citation:
H. Tiwari and M. V. Kartikeyan, "A Stacked Microstrip Patch Antenna with Fractal Shaped Defects," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 14, 185-195, 2010.
doi:10.2528/PIERC10052903

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