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Use of Electro-Textiles for Development of Wibro Antennas

By S. Sankaralingam and Bhaskar Gupta
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 16, 183-193, 2010


A fully fabric triangular shaped microstrip patch antenna is proposed for Wireless Broadband (WiBro) communication systems operating in the frequency range of 2.3 GHz to 2.4 GHz with 2.34 GHz as centre frequency. Three highly efficient and flexible antennas, built using three different conductive fabrics and an insulating polyester fabric are evaluated and results reported in this paper. To the best of authors' knowledge, this is the first attempt to utilize textile materials for the development of WiBro antennas.


S. Sankaralingam and Bhaskar Gupta, "Use of Electro-Textiles for Development of Wibro Antennas," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 16, 183-193, 2010.


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