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A Novel Dual-Band Patch Antenna for WLAN Communication

By Encheng Wang, Jun Zheng, and Yanchun Liu
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 6, 93-102, 2009


This paper describes a novel dual-band patch antenna on organic magnetic substrate for wireless local area networks (WLAN) wireless communication (at 2.4 and 5 GHz). The dual-band operation is obtained by embedding a pair of L-shaped slots. The magnetic material is adopted because the substrate can reduce the size of antenna 40%, comparing with rectangular microstrip antennas on normal dielectric substrate, and have wider bandwidths for both bands. Details of the proposed antenna design are presented and discussed, which can be a candidate for the requirement of WLAN, operating in 2.4 and 5 GHz.


Encheng Wang, Jun Zheng, and Yanchun Liu, "A Novel Dual-Band Patch Antenna for WLAN Communication," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 6, 93-102, 2009.


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