Applied Physics A

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Low-SAR metamaterial-inspired printed monopole antenna

  • M. I. HossainEmail author
  • M. R. I. Faruque
  • M. T. Islam
  • M. T. Ali
Part of the following topical collections:
  1. Advanced Metamaterials and Nanophotonics


In this paper, a low-SAR metamaterial-embedded planar monopole antenna is introduced for a wireless communication system. A printed monopole antenna is designed for modern mobile, which operates in GSM, UMTS, LTE, WLAN, and Bluetooth frequency bands. A metamaterial structure is designed to use in the mobile handset with a multi-band printed monopole antenna. The finite integration technique of the CST microwave studio is used in this study. The measurement of antenna performances is taken in an anechoic chamber, and the SAR values are measured using COMOSAR system. The results indicate that metamaterial structure leads to reduce SAR without affecting antenna performance significantly. According to the measured results, the metamaterial attachment leads to reduce 87.7% peak SAR, 68.2% 1-g SAR, and 46.78% 10-g SAR compared to antenna without metamaterial.


Human Head Specific Absorption Rate Perfect Electric Conducting Impedance Bandwidth Artificial Magnetic Conductor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. I. Hossain
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. R. I. Faruque
    • 1
  • M. T. Islam
    • 2
  • M. T. Ali
    • 3
  1. 1.Space Science CenterUniversiti Kebangsaan MalaysiaBangiMalaysia
  2. 2.Department of Electrical, Electronic, and System EngineeringUniversiti Kebangssan MalaysiaBangiMalaysia
  3. 3.Centre for Communication Eng. StudiesUniversiti Teknologi MaraShah AlamMalaysia

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