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A SIMPLE FILTERING-ANTENNA WITH COMPACT SIZE FOR WLAN APPLICATION

By S. Zuo, W.-J. Wu, and Z.-Y. Zhang

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Abstract:
This paper presents a simple microstrip filtering-antenna with compact size for WLAN application. The T-shape resonator through an inset coupling structure can be treated as the admittance inverter and the equivalent circuit of the filtering-antenna is exactly the same as the bandpass filter prototype. With a little extra circuit area, the proposed filtering-antenna has almost twice wider bandwidth, good skirt selectivity and high suppression in the stopband compared to the conventional microstrip antenna.

Citation:
S. Zuo, W.-J. Wu, and Z.-Y. Zhang, "A Simple Filtering-Antenna with Compact Size for WLAN Application," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 39, 17-26, 2013.
doi:10.2528/PIERL13030305

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