Vol. 17

Latest Volume
All Volumes
All Issues
2010-08-23

Dual-Wideband Symmetrical g -Shaped Slotted Monopole Antenna for WLAN/WiMAX Applications

By Le Kang, Ying-Zeng Yin, Hui Li, Wei-Ji Huang, and Shu-Feng Zheng
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 17, 55-65, 2010
doi:10.2528/PIERL10062110

Abstract

A novel dual-wideband printed monopole antenna is proposed for wireless local area network (WLAN) and worldwide interoperability for microwave access (WiMAX) applications. The proposed antenna consists of a T-shaped monopole on top and dual combined G-shaped slots located symmetrically on the ground plane to achieve a dual-wideband performance. Prototype of the proposed antenna has been constructed and tested. The measured 10 dB bandwidths for return loss are 1.76 GHz from 2.13 to 3.89 GHz and 0.92 GHz from 5.03 to 5.95 GHz, covering all the 2.4/5.2/5.8 GHz WLAN and 2.5/3.5/5.5 GHz WiMAX bands. And this antenna also has omni-directional patterns over the lower operating range.

Citation


Le Kang, Ying-Zeng Yin, Hui Li, Wei-Ji Huang, and Shu-Feng Zheng, "Dual-Wideband Symmetrical g -Shaped Slotted Monopole Antenna for WLAN/WiMAX Applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 17, 55-65, 2010.
doi:10.2528/PIERL10062110
http://www.jpier.org/PIERL/pier.php?paper=10062110

References


    1. Wang, C.-J. and S.-W. Chang, "A technique of bandwidth enhancement for the slot antenna," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag., Vol. 56, 3321-3324, 2008.
    doi:10.1109/TAP.2008.929542

    2. Sze, J.-Y. and W.-S. Chang, "Dual-band square slot atenna with embeded crossed strips for wireless local area network," Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett., Vol. 51, 435-439, 2009.
    doi:10.1002/mop.24070

    3. Tao, J., C. H. Cheng, and H. B. Zhu, "Compact dual-band slot antenna for WLAN applications," Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett., Vol. 49, 1203-1204, 2007.
    doi:10.1002/mop.22395

    4. Wu, Y.-J., B.-H. Sun, J.-F. Li, and Q.-Z. Liu, "Triple-band omni-directional antenna for WLAN application," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 76, 477-484, 2007.
    doi:10.2528/PIER07080601

    5. Sze, J.-Y., "Compact dual-band annular-ring slot antenna with meandered grounded strip," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 95, 299-308, 2009.
    doi:10.2528/PIER09072404

    6. Shams, K. M. Z., M. Ali, and H. S. Hwang, "A planar inductively coupled bow-tie slot antenna for WLAN application," Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, Vol. 20, No. 7, 861-871, 2006.
    doi:10.1163/156939306776149879

    7. Zhao, G., F.-S. Zhang, Y. Song, Z.-B. Weng, and Y.-C. Jiao, "Compact ring monopole antenna with double meander lines for 2.4/5 GHz dual-band operation," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 72, 187-194, 2007.
    doi:10.2528/PIER07031405

    8. Song, Y., Y.-C. Jiao, G. Zhao, and F.-S. Zhang, "Multiband CPW-fed triangle-shaped monopole antenna for wireless applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 70, 329-336, 2007.
    doi:10.2528/PIER07020201

    9. Si, L.-M. and X. Lv, "CPW-fed multi-band omni-directional planar microstrip antenna using composite metameterial resonators for wireless communications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 83, 133-146, 2008.
    doi:10.2528/PIER08050404

    10. Lee, Y.-C. and J.-S. Sun, "Compact printed slot antennas for wireless dual- and multi-band operations," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 88, 289-305, 2008.
    doi:10.2528/PIER08111902

    11. Wang, Y.-D., J.-H. Lu, and H.-M. Hsiao, "Novel design of semi-circular slot antenna with triple-band oparetion for WLAN/WIMAX communication," Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett., Vol. 50, 1531-1534, 2008.
    doi:10.1002/mop.23422

    12. Chaimool, S. and K. L. Chung, "CPW-fed mirrored-L monopole antenna with distinct triple bands for WiFi and WiMAX applications," Electronics Letters, Vol. 45, No. 18, 2009.
    doi:10.1049/el.2009.1390

    13. Liu, W.-C., C.-C. Song, S.-H. Chung, and J.-L. Jaw, "Strip-loaded CPW-fed pentagonal antenna for GPS/WIMAX/WLAN applications," Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett., Vol. 51, 48-52, 2009.
    doi:10.1002/mop.23979

    14. Thomas, K. G. and M. Sreenivasan, "Compact triple band antenna for WLAN/WiMAX applications," Electronics Letters, Vol. 45, No. 16, 2009.
    doi:10.1049/el.2009.1658