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COMPACT TRIPLE-BAND SLOT ANTENNA FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

By F.-C. Ren, F.-S. Zhang, B. Chen, Y.-T. Wan, and Y.-C. Jiao

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Abstract:
This paper presents a compact microstrip-fed slot antenna with triple-frequency operation. The proposed antenna structure consists of a cross-shaped microstrip feed line and multiple open-ended slots on the ground plane. By properly selecting shapes and dimensions of these embedded slots, the triple-resonance situations at 2.4/3.5/5.8GHz are obtained. Meanwhile, the cross-shaped feedline with shorting pin makes a joint benefit to adjust the matching condition and impedance bandwidth. The numerical and experimental results exhibit the designed antenna operates over triple frequency ranges and covers numbers of useful frequency bands for present wireless communication systems. In addition, acceptable radiation characteristics are obtained over the operating bands.

Citation:
F.-C. Ren, F.-S. Zhang, B. Chen, Y.-T. Wan, and Y.-C. Jiao, "Compact Triple-Band Slot Antenna for Wireless Communications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 31, 89-96, 2012.
doi:10.2528/PIERL12022901

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