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A NOVEL UWB OCTAGONAL SEMI-RING ANTENNA WITH CPW-WING-SHAPED GROUND PLANE

By M. Rafiee, M. F. Ain, and M. S. Aftanasar

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Abstract:
In this paper, an ultra-wideband (UWB) monopole printed antenna with wing-shaped coplanar waveguides (CPW) feeder is proposed, in which the wing-shaped CPW feeder is used to increase the impedance bandwidth. A CPW-fed antenna is used in this design for its simple structure, compact size and ease of integration with microwave circuits. The proposed antenna is fabricated on Durion Roger R4003c, 22×41 mm2 substrate and measured. The simulated and measured results show that the antenna operates between 2.04 to 11.67 GHz. The unique wing-shaped CPW feeding structure causes a significant increase on the bandwidth of the proposed antenna compared to the present patch antennas. Also it removes unwanted ripples from the return loss and improves antenna's pattern.

Citation:
M. Rafiee, M. F. Ain, and M. S. Aftanasar, "A Novel UWB Octagonal Semi-Ring Antenna with CPW-Wing-Shaped Ground Plane," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 41, 113-123, 2013.
doi:10.2528/PIERL13051402

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