Applied Physics A

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Left-handed compact MIMO antenna array based on wire spiral resonator for 5-GHz wireless applications

  • Abdulrahman Shueai Mohsen Alqadami
  • Mohd Faizal Jamlos
  • Ping Jack Soh
  • Sharul Kamal Abdul Rahim
  • Adam Narbudowicz
Article
Part of the following topical collections:
  1. Advanced Metamaterials and Nanophotonics

Abstract

A compact coplanar waveguide-fed multiple-input multiple-output antenna array based on the left-handed wire loaded spiral resonators (SR) is presented. The proposed antenna consists of a 2 × 2 wire SR with two symmetrical microstrip feed lines, each line exciting a 1 × 2 wire SR. Left-handed metamaterial unit cells are placed on its reverse side and arranged in a 2 × 3 array. A reflection coefficient of less than −16 dB and mutual coupling of less than −28 dB are achieved at 5.15 GHz WLAN band.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abdulrahman Shueai Mohsen Alqadami
    • 1
  • Mohd Faizal Jamlos
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ping Jack Soh
    • 1
  • Sharul Kamal Abdul Rahim
    • 3
  • Adam Narbudowicz
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Advanced Communication Engineering Centre (ACE), School of Computer and Communication EngineeringUniversiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP)KangarMalaysia
  2. 2.Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringUniversiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP)PekanMalaysia
  3. 3.Wireless Communication Centre (WCC)Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)SkudaiMalaysia
  4. 4.Institute of High Frequency TechnologyRWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany
  5. 5.Dublin Institute of TechnologyDublin 8Ireland

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