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Investigation of Meanderline Structure in Filtenna Design for MIMO Applications

  • J. JayasruthiEmail author
  • B. Bhuvaneswari
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 35)

Abstract

In this paper, a partial ground is used as a planar at the base with a rectangular patch in which the antenna designed as a meander line antenna is presented. The main goal is to obtain wider bandwidth that covers the ISM band frequency which perfectly operates for MIMO applications. Here a meander line antenna is printed on a microstrip patch with a matched feed and partial ground at the bottom operating at 2.45 GHz. Thus a dual band is obtained with maximum bandwidth. At the end of the receiver a filter can be placed in order to remove the noise and sends the signal without any interference. So, a filter is added at the meander line antenna substrate. A dual band of 1.73–2.77 GHz and a return loss of −22 dB and −45 dB is obtained. The gain of 2.26 dBi at 1.73 GHz and 3.69 dBi at 2.77 GHz is acquired. Obviously the proposed antenna design offers much flexibility to the available frequencies mainly for MIMO applications and wireless local area networks.

Keywords

Meander line Filtenna Band pass filter Dual band MIMO application 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringPanimalar Engineering CollegeChennaiIndia

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