This paper presents the design and development of simple low cost rectangular microstrip antenna for multiband operation. By incorporating U-slot of optimum geometry and open stubs at two opposite corners on the rectangular radiating patch the antenna operates between 1.815 to 9.01 GHz at different frequency bands with a virtual size reduction of 44.84% and gives broadside radiation characteristics at each operating band. By placing U-slot and open stubs at the corners, the copper area of the patch is reduced to 8.50%, when compared to the copper area of conventional rectangular microstrip antenna designed for the same frequency. The experimental and simulated results are in good agreement with each other. The design concept of antenna IS given and experimental results are discussed. The proposed antenna may find applications in mobile, WLAN, WiMax and SAR.
Comments: 7 Pages.
[v1] 2012-08-19 01:52:17
Unique-IP document downloads: 453 times
Vixra.org is a pre-print repository rather than a journal. Articles hosted may not yet have been verified by peer-review and should be treated as preliminary. In particular, anything that appears to include financial or legal advice or proposed medical treatments should be treated with due caution. Vixra.org will not be responsible for any consequences of actions that result from any form of use of any documents on this website.
Add your own feedback and questions here:
You are equally welcome to be positive or negative about any paper but please be polite. If you are being critical you must mention at least one specific error, otherwise your comment will be deleted as unhelpful.