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2014-01-27

Compact Planar Monopole UWB Antenna with Quadruple Band-Notched Characteristics

By Mahendra Mohan Sharma, Jitendra Kumar Deegwal, Ashok Kumar, and Mahesh Chandra Govil
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 47, 29-36, 2014
doi:10.2528/PIERC13121909

Abstract

A compact planar monopole UWB antenna with quadruple band-notched characteristics is analyzed and presented. By introducing a C-shaped slot, nested C-shaped slot in the radiating patch and U-shaped slot in the feed line, quadruple band-notched characteristics are achieved at frequencies of 2.5, 3.7, 5.8 and 8.2 GHz. The proposed antenna has been fabricated and tested. Measured impedance bandwidth of the antenna is 2.35-12 GHz, which covers Bluetooth and UWB band, for VSWR < 2 and also has four stop bands of 2.44-2.77, 3.42-3.97, 5.45-5.98 and 8-8.68 GHz, for VSWR > 2, for rejecting 2.5/3.5 GHz WiMAX, WLAN and ITU 8 GHz band signals, respectively. The average gain of this antenna is 4.30 dBi with a variation of ±1.8 dBi over the whole impedance bandwidth. Significant gain reduction over the rejected band is also observed. The antenna shows good omnidirectional radiation patterns in the passband with a compact size of 40 mm × 34 mm.

Citation


Mahendra Mohan Sharma, Jitendra Kumar Deegwal, Ashok Kumar, and Mahesh Chandra Govil, "Compact Planar Monopole UWB Antenna with Quadruple Band-Notched Characteristics," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 47, 29-36, 2014.
doi:10.2528/PIERC13121909
http://www.jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=13121909

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