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Pythagoras Tree: a Fractal Patch Antenna for Multi-Frequency and Ultra-Wide Bandwidth Operations

By Ankur Aggarwal and Machavaram Kartikeyan
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 16, 25-35, 2010


This paper shows the design of a fractal patch antenna, which uses a unique fractal geometry known as Pythagoras tree with co-planer waveguide (CPW) feeding. The antenna has been designed for dual band operation at the WLAN/WiMAX (2.4 GHz) and WiMAX (3.5 GHz) for Ultra-Wideband applications. The antenna was simulated using CST Microwave Studio. The fabricated antenna's measurement results were found to be in good agreement with the simulated ones.


Ankur Aggarwal and Machavaram Kartikeyan, "Pythagoras Tree: a Fractal Patch Antenna for Multi-Frequency and Ultra-Wide Bandwidth Operations," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 16, 25-35, 2010.


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