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Four-Element Dual-Band MIMO Antenna System for Mobile Phones

By Lingsheng Yang, Hongling Xu, Jianping Fang, and Tao Li
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 60, 47-56, 2015
doi:10.2528/PIERC15101302

Abstract

A dual-band multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) antenna system for LTE 700/2300/2500, UMTS2100, GSM 1800/1900 mobile phone applications is presented. The whole system consists of four identical 3-D IFAs (inverted F antenna) loaded with lumped inductors and folded on FR4 cuboids. Without any special designed decoupling structures, the measured isolation among antenna elements is higher than 13 dB. Return loss characteristics, correlation coefficient, gain and radiation performance are also presented.

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Lingsheng Yang, Hongling Xu, Jianping Fang, and Tao Li, "Four-Element Dual-Band MIMO Antenna System for Mobile Phones," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 60, 47-56, 2015.
doi:10.2528/PIERC15101302
http://www.jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=15101302

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