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By P. P. Singh, P. K. Goswami, S. K. Sharma, and G. Goswami

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Due to the upsurge in internet connected devices in everyday life, a compact embedded wireless device becomes essential to cater multiple frequency-based applications at common platform. Reconfigurability is the best solution to enhance the device utility at many technical interfaces. Wireless compatibility among different devices via internet elicits the importance of antenna unit. In this paper, a compact size 25×25 mm2, five-band frequency reconfigurable antenna is presented. The antenna exhibits the choice-based optimized frequency responses of slot structures, corner truncation and parasitic loading. These individual responses comprise the high frequency switching characteristics in synchronized module of three PIN diodes. The antenna is designed to operate among five different frequencies i.e. 3.85 GHz, 4.14 GHz, 4.43 GHz, 4.91 GHz, and 6.01 GHz. The work emphasizes the compact design and wide switching ability of the antenna, which validates its unique feasibility for high speed multiple applications of Internet of Things (IoT) through a common embedded platform under WLAN, Wi-Max, and C-band applications as per the FCC standards.

P. P. Singh, P. K. Goswami, S. K. Sharma, and G. Goswami, "Frequency Reconfigurable Multiband Antenna for IoT Applications in WLAN, Wi-Max, and C-Band," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 102, 149-162, 2020.

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