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Miniaturized Microstrip Patch Antenna with Spiral Defected Microstrip Structure

By Hanae Elftouh, Naima Amar Touhami, and Mohamed Aghoutane
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 53, 37-44, 2015
doi:10.2528/PIERL15031003

Abstract

Use of discontinuities in microstrip lines is currently employed to improve the performance of different passive circuits, including reduction of amplifiers, enhancement of filter characteristics and applications to suppress harmonics in patch antennas. This paper presents an improved method of size reduction of a microstrip antenna using Defected Microstrip Structure (DMS) that it is used to perform serious LC resonance property in certain frequency. The DMS is integrated in antenna structure, and therefore this method keeps the antenna size unchanged and makes a resonance frequency. This resonance is due to the abrupt change of current path of antenna that resonates at 5.8 GHz which is shifted to 2.69 GHz thanks to spiral DMS. A prototype of the antenna was fabricated with an FR4 substrate and tested.

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Hanae Elftouh, Naima Amar Touhami, and Mohamed Aghoutane, "Miniaturized Microstrip Patch Antenna with Spiral Defected Microstrip Structure," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 53, 37-44, 2015.
doi:10.2528/PIERL15031003
http://www.jpier.org/PIERL/pier.php?paper=15031003

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