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2016-06-01

A Compact ACS-Fed Mirrored L-Shaped Monopole Antenna with SRR Loaded for Multiband Operation

By Rengasamy Rajkumar and Usha Kiran Kommuri
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 64, 159-167, 2016
doi:10.2528/PIERC16031501

Abstract

In this paper, a compact asymmetric coplanar strip (ACS)-fed mirrored L-shaped monopole antenna is presented. The proposed design consists of three mirrored L-shaped branches and a split ring resonator (SRR) loaded beneath the substrate, which are responsible for achieving multiband characteristics, compactness and good impedance matching. The proposed antenna with a compact dimension of 22 × 16.08 × 1.6 mm3 fabricated and tested. The experiment result indicates that the proposed design, having -10 dB impedance bandwidth of 200, 670 and 530 MHz for 2.44, 5.3 and 8.2 GHz, respectively, covers 2.4/5.2/5.8 GHz WLAN, 5.5 GHz WiMAX and 8.2 GHz ITU band. It has good radiation characteristics for both E-plane and H-plane in all the desired frequency bands, very compact and produces good performances compared to the existing literature. The loaded SRR structure performance is validated through various parametric studies.

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Rengasamy Rajkumar and Usha Kiran Kommuri, "A Compact ACS-Fed Mirrored L-Shaped Monopole Antenna with SRR Loaded for Multiband Operation," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 64, 159-167, 2016.
doi:10.2528/PIERC16031501
http://www.jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=16031501

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