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Central European Journal of Engineering

, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 287–292 | Cite as

A compact broadband microstrip patch antenna with defective ground structure for C-Band applications

  • Sanyog RawatEmail author
  • K. K. Sharma
Research Article

Abstract

A novel design of a circular patch antenna having defected ground structure is presented in this communication. The antenna is designed for C-band applications. A wide bandwidth of 60.3% (4.04–7.28) GHz is obtained in the C-band frequency range 4–8 GHz. It is also found through parametric analysis that shape and dimensions of the finite ground plane and slots in the patch are the key factors in improving the bandwidth of the proposed geometry. The antenna is fabricated using FR-4 substrate and parameters like return loss, VSWR and input impedance are measured experimentally.

Keywords

circular patch wide bandwidth slot and defected ground 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Amity School of Engineering and TechnologyAmity University RajasthanJaipurIndia
  2. 2.Malaviya National Institute of TechnologyJaipurIndia

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