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Wideband CPW-Fed Oval-Shaped Monopole Antenna for Wi-Fi5 and Wi-Fi6 Applications

By Jayshri Kulkarni and Chow-Yen-Desmond Sim
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 107, 173-182, 2021


A wideband coplanar waveguide (CPW) fed monopole antenna designed for Wi-Fi5 and Wi-Fi6 applications is proposed. The proposed antenna (main radiator) has a designed footprint of only 20 × 8.7 × 0.4 mm3, which is composed of an oval-shaped ring radiator with three concentric rings and a double-T structure loaded with a J-shaped slot. The main novelty of this work is that the measured wideband operation of 34.5% (5.15-7.29 GHz) is contributed by only a single resonance at 6.2 GHz, conforming to the bandwidth requirement of Wi-Fi5 (5.15-5.85 GHz) and Wi-Fi6 (5.925-7.125 GHz). Furthermore, the proposed antenna also exhibits good radiation characteristics, including a gain around 2.25 dBi, a radiation efficiency above 80%, a total efficiency above 70%, and omnidirectional radiation patterns with a low magnitude of cross polarization throughout the bands of interest.


Jayshri Kulkarni and Chow-Yen-Desmond Sim, "Wideband CPW-Fed Oval-Shaped Monopole Antenna for Wi-Fi5 and Wi-Fi6 Applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 107, 173-182, 2021.


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