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CIRCULAR FRACTAL MONOPOLE ANTENNA FOR LOW VSWR UWB APPLICATIONS

By S. N. Khan, J. Hu, J. Xiong, and S. He

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Abstract:
A new circular ultra-wideband fractal monopole antenna based on descartes circle theorem (DCT) with elliptical iterations is presented. The proposed fractal design is optimized for return loss below -15 dB. The basic structure is slightly modified to ensure an overall smooth current distribution limited by the junction point nature of the fractal geometries. The measured return loss of the proposed design is below -15 dB within its impedance bandwidth along with omni-directional radiation pattern. Moreover due to the fractal shape, the proposed design has less weight and wind loading effect.

Citation: (See works that cites this article)
S. N. Khan, J. Hu, J. Xiong, and S. He, "Circular Fractal Monopole Antenna for Low Vswr UWB Applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 1, 19-25, 2008.
doi:10.2528/PIERL07110903

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