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Microsystem Technologies

, Volume 23, Issue 4, pp 1005–1015 | Cite as

Printed V-shape ACS-fed compact dual band antenna for bluetooth, LTE and WLAN/WiMAX applications

  • Praveen V. Naidu
Technical Paper

Abstract

In this research article, a novel technique to design a compact multi-band antenna with asymmetric coplanar strip (ACS) feeding is proposed and discussed for 2.4 GHz Bluetooth/WLAN, 3.6 GHz LTE and 3.4 GHz WiMAX applications. The proposed design is printed on a low cost FR4 substrate with thickness of 1.6 mm and having an overall dimensions of 14.75 × 26 mm2 only. By integrating a rectangular shaped strip and a tilted V-shaped strip to the basic ACS-monopole, desired dual frequency operation is achieved. Simulated and experimental results of the proposed compact monopole antenna are presented and discussed. The experimental results shows that the proposed V-shaped dual-band antenna is having an impedance bandwidth (S11 ≤ −10 dB) of 320 MHz from 2.2 to 2.52 GHz and 900 MHz from 3.3 to 4.2 GHz, respectively. Additionally, the proposed dual-band antenna is also having omnidirectional radiation patterns and constant peak gains with good radiation efficiency.

Keywords

Wireless Local Area Network Impedance Bandwidth Operating Band Effective Relative Permittivity Wide Impedance Bandwidth 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Radio Science Studies, Symbiosis International University (DU)PuneIndia

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