Rectangular Microstrip Antenna for UWB Applications

  • Tanmoy Sarkar
  • Abhijyoti GhoshEmail author
  • Subhradeep Chakraborty
  • L. Lolit Kumar Singh
  • Sudipta Chattopadhyay
Conference paper
Part of the Learning and Analytics in Intelligent Systems book series (LAIS, volume 12)


A novel air gap loaded rectangular microstrip antenna integrated with a shorting post and circular defected ground structure has been proposed in this paper. The proposed structure covers full C band frequency and provides 72% impedance bandwidth. The structure also provide stable radiation pattern with average gain of 5.08 dBi within the whole operating band of frequency. The detailed study has been carried out through commercially available software HFSSv13 and documented in this paper. The proposed antenna will be very much useful in the wireless communication systems which require broadband frequency range of operation.


Rectangular microstrip antenna Broad band Shorting post Defected ground structure Gain Rectangular slot 



Authors would like to thank Director, CSIR-CEERI, Pilani and Dr. S. K. Ghosh, Group Head, Device Technology Group for encouraging research endeavors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tanmoy Sarkar
    • 1
  • Abhijyoti Ghosh
    • 2
    Email author
  • Subhradeep Chakraborty
    • 3
  • L. Lolit Kumar Singh
    • 2
  • Sudipta Chattopadhyay
    • 2
  1. 1.Radionics Lab, Department of PhysicsThe University of BurdwanBurdwanIndia
  2. 2.Department of ECEMizoram UniversityAizawlIndia
  3. 3.Microwave Devices Area, CSIR-CEERIPilaniIndia

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