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2008-09-29

A Novel Broadband Fractal Sierpinski Shaped, Microstrip Antenna

By Mostafa Pilevari Salmasi, Farrokh Hojjat-Kashani, and Mohammad Naghi Azarmanesh
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 4, 179-190, 2008

Abstract

As wireless communication applications require more and more bandwidth, the demand for wideband antennas increases as well. One of the most applicable frequency bands is X-band (8-12 GHz). X-band frequencies are used in satellite communications. Radar applications, terrestrial communications and networking, motion detection and etc. Fractal passive Microstrip antennas are simple and novel structures that attract much attraction recently. In this paper, new Microstrip sierpinski modified and fractalized antenna using multilayer structure for achieving wideband behavior in X-band which in 7-10.6 GHz portion overlaps UWB working range. Using fractal defection in patch, multi higher order modes are inspired for coupling a much wider bandwidth. Roggers TMM3 (εr = 3.38) is used in this antenna as substrate. Working range for this antenna is from 7.7 GHz to 16.7 GHz (BW = 9 GHz). This antenna has simple structure, small size and 4 resonance frequencies. This fabricated and tested antenna is designed by Ansoft Designer software.

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Mostafa Pilevari Salmasi, Farrokh Hojjat-Kashani, and Mohammad Naghi Azarmanesh, "A Novel Broadband Fractal Sierpinski Shaped, Microstrip Antenna," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 4, 179-190, 2008.
http://www.jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=08081805

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