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2018-04-09

Miniaturized Multiband Microstrip Patch Antenna Using Metamaterial Loading for Wireless Application

By Amit Kumar Singh, Mahesh Pandurang Abegaonkar, and Shiban Kishen Koul
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 83, 71-82, 2018
doi:10.2528/PIERC18012905

Abstract

A highly miniaturized significant gain triple band patch antenna loaded with a new modified double circular slot ring resonator (MDCsRR) metamaterial unit cell is presented in this paper. Novel MDCsRR is a compact low frequency slot ring resonator. The principle of the proposed patch antenna element is based on adding series capacitance to decrease the half wavelength resonance frequency, thus reducing the electrical size of the proposed patch antenna. The transmission line model is used to analyze passband and stopband characteristics of the radiating bands. Circulating current distribution around MDCsRR slot with increased interdigital capacitor finger length causes multiple modes to propagate. The MDCsRR metamaterial unit cell consists of a new modified circular slot ring resonator (MCsRR) with metallic strip finger. The proposed structure is compact in size with radiating element dimensions of 0.20λ × 0.20λ × 0.008λ at first resonating frequency. The proposed antenna offers triple band operation with significant calculated antenna gain of 3.28 dBi at first center frequency of 3.2 GHz, 2.76 dBi at second center frequency of 5.4 GHz and 3.1 dBi at third center frequency of 5.8 GHz. The electrical size of the proposed antenna is miniaturized by about 68.83% as compared to the conventional patch antenna operating at first resonating frequency.

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Amit Kumar Singh, Mahesh Pandurang Abegaonkar, and Shiban Kishen Koul, "Miniaturized Multiband Microstrip Patch Antenna Using Metamaterial Loading for Wireless Application," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 83, 71-82, 2018.
doi:10.2528/PIERC18012905
http://www.jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=18012905

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