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A RECONFIGURABLE CEDAR-SHAPED MICROSTRIP ANTENNA FOR WIRELESS APPLICATIONS

By M. A. Madi, M. Al-Husseini, A. H. Ramadan, K. Y. Kabalan, and A. El-Hajj

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Abstract:
This paper presents a frequency reconfigurable cedar-shaped fractal antenna. The special shape of the patch makes it simpler to integrate RF switches to connect consecutive branches. The proper activation/deactivation of the switches alters the current flow and changes the resonance frequency. Simulated and measured results show the characteristics of the presented design.

Citation:
M. A. Madi, M. Al-Husseini, A. H. Ramadan, K. Y. Kabalan, and A. El-Hajj, "A reconfigurable cedar-shaped microstrip antenna for wireless applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 25, 209-221, 2012.
doi:10.2528/PIERC11101204
http://www.jpier.org/pierc/pier.php?paper=11101204

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