In this letter, a new coplanar waveguide (CPW)-fed monopole antenna with equilateral-triangular shape is presented and experimentally investigated. The structure under study generates three different center frequencies corresponding to the lower, middle, and upper bands for Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN) and worldwide interoperability for microwave access (WiMAX) applications. The proposed antenna is analyzed using the Computer Simulation Technology (CST) Software. To validate the simulation results, an experimental prototype of the proposed design is fabricated, tested and measured. The experimental results show a good agreement with the simulated ones.
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