A Low Profile Penta-band Antenna for Portable Devices

Shameem, U., Ur-Rehman, M. , Abbasi, Q. H. and Qaraqe, K. (2016) A Low Profile Penta-band Antenna for Portable Devices. 2016 International Workshop on Antenna Technology (iWAT), Cocoa Beach, FL, USA, 28 Feb - 2 Mar 2016. pp. 174-177. ISBN 9781509002672 (doi:10.1109/IWAT.2016.7434835)

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Abstract

Recent years have seen a rapid growth of portable wireless communication systems. Limited form factor and operation at multiple frequencies of these devices require novel solutions of efficient embedded antennas. It has increased the demand of microstrip patch antennas due to their inherent properties of being low profile, simple design, small size and ease of fabrication and integration. Miniaturisation requirements have seen rise of multiband patch antennas. This paper presents the design and analysis of a novel multiband microstrip patch antenna. The antenna consists of a rectangular slot with two E-shaped stubs on both of its sides. An inverted T-shaped stub is present on the upper side of the slot while an I-shaped stub is there on the bottom side. A T-shaped feeding line feeds the antenna. The slot, stubs and feed collectively produce five frequency bands centred at 1.5 GHz, 2.2 GHz, 3.1 GHz, 4.2 GHz and 5.3 GHz for LTE/4G/5G, WiBro/WiMax, Satcomm and WLAN applications. The antenna offers small size, good impedance bandwidth and high gain at all operating frequencies.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Ur Rehman, Dr Masood and Abbasi, Dr Qammer
Authors: Shameem, U., Ur-Rehman, M., Abbasi, Q. H., and Qaraqe, K.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering
ISBN:9781509002672
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2016 IEEE
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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