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Design of Tri-Band Textile Fractal Antenna Using Three Different Substrate Materials for Wi-Fi Applications

By Asit Rajakathar Kittur and Loganathan Balaji
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 120, 27-44, 2022
doi:10.2528/PIERC22020402

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to embed an antenna on very thin textile materials. A rectangular Fractal Antenna is chosen for this application. This antenna radiates for three different frequencies viz. 2.4 GHz, 4.2 GHz and 5.9 GHz. The substrate materials used for three antennas are Poly Viscous, Poly Cotton and Linen which are easily available. Instead of using traditional method applying copper plate or copper layer on substrate material, a simple process of pasting carbon conductive ink on substrate materials is used. On each textile antenna above mentioned frequencies are radiated. Performance parameters of all three antennas are simulated and matched with practical results. The optimum antenna having the best result is used for Wi-Fi Applications.

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Asit Rajakathar Kittur and Loganathan Balaji, "Design of Tri-Band Textile Fractal Antenna Using Three Different Substrate Materials for Wi-Fi Applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 120, 27-44, 2022.
doi:10.2528/PIERC22020402
http://www.jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=22020402

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