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Performance analysis of first iteration koch curve fractal log periodic antenna of varying flare angles

Abstract

Miniaturization has always been a crucial challenge in the field of antenna engineering. In the recent past a number of researchers have shown that fractal geometry have potential to design smaller, broad band and multi band antennas. In this proposed work performances of log periodic fractal antennas of different flare angles have been investigated. Simulation results show that fractal log periodic antenna gives better performance in terms of gain, return loss and directivity. Performance of log periodic fractal antenna has also been investigated for flare angles 30°, 45°, 60°, 70° and 80°. In this proposed work fractal antenna gives best performance with 60° flare angle.

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Correspondence to Ashutosh K. Singh.

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Singh, A.K., Kabeer, R.A., Ali, Z. et al. Performance analysis of first iteration koch curve fractal log periodic antenna of varying flare angles. cent.eur.j.eng 3, 51–57 (2013). https://doi.org/10.2478/s13531-012-0040-2

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Keywords

  • Koch Curve
  • Fractal antenna
  • Gain
  • Bandwidth