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Broadbanding of Printed Bell-Shaped Monopole Antenna by Using Short Stub for UWB Applications

By Nobuyasu Takemura and Syunta Ichikawa
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 78, 57-67, 2017
doi:10.2528/PIERC17060702

Abstract

This paper presents a design and evaluation for a miniaturized ultra-wideband (UWB) printed monopole antenna. The design integrates a UWB printed bell-shaped monopole antenna with a short stub. This antenna improves the matched impedance in the lower frequency band by using the short stub structure. The proposed antenna is formed on a low-cost FR-4 dielectric substrate with the size: 28 x 20 x 1.6 mm3. The designed antenna operates with impedance bandwidth of 3.1~4.0 GHz. The omnidirectional radiation patterns are obtained over the frequency range. Calculation and measurement show that this antenna acquires broadband characteristics covering the required frequency band of UWB system. The proposed antenna is assumed for applying to UWB radar, etc.

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Nobuyasu Takemura and Syunta Ichikawa, "Broadbanding of Printed Bell-Shaped Monopole Antenna by Using Short Stub for UWB Applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 78, 57-67, 2017.
doi:10.2528/PIERC17060702
http://www.jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=17060702

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