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Asymmetric Coplanar Waveguide-Fed Monopole Antenna with SRR in the Ground Plane

  • S. Nikhila
  • Poorna Mohandas
  • P. Durga
  • Sreedevi K. Menon
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 380)

Abstract

In this paper, a compact Asymmetric Coplanar Waveguide (ACPW)-fed monopole antenna with Split Ring Resonator (SRR) in the ground plane is presented. Inclusion of SRR in the ground plane of ACPW offers a considerable bandwidth enhancement. SRR and Complementary SRR (CSRR) in the ground plane of ACPW are analyzed and bandwidth enhancements of 37.4 and 21.5 % at 2.52 GHz are obtained respectively, in comparison with ACPW-fed monopole antenna. The antennas offer an omni-directional pattern. Peak Gain of the antenna is found to be ~2 dBi for all the configurations in the frequency band of interest.

Keywords

Asymmetric coplanar waveguide (ACPW) Monopole antenna SRR CSRR 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This project is partly funded by a grant from Information Technology Research Agency (ITRA), Department of Electronics and Information Technology (Deity), Govt. of India.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Nikhila
    • 1
  • Poorna Mohandas
    • 1
  • P. Durga
    • 1
  • Sreedevi K. Menon
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringAmrita Vishwa VidyapeethamKollamIndia

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