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A novel multi-band directional antenna for wireless communications

A novel multi-band directional antenna for wireless communications

Mao, Chun-Xu, Gao, Steven, Wang, Yi and Sanz Izquierdo, Benito (2016) A novel multi-band directional antenna for wireless communications. IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters. pp. 1-4. ISSN 1536-1225 (doi:10.1109/LAWP.2016.2628715)

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Abstract

A novel multiband patch antenna with unidirectional radiation is proposed by integrating resonators in the design. The multiple frequency bands are achieved based on a coupled resonators network. The topology and design methodology are detailed. The patch not only works as the last order resonator of the network but also the radiating element. Using this approach, multiple bands can be achieved without changing the shape of the radiation element. In addition, the operation bands can be adjusted by adjusting the coupling between the resonators. In this work, the four bands are designed at 4.6, 5.05, 5.8 and 6.3 GHz as a proof-of-concept. The prototype is fabricated and tested and measured results agree very well with the simulations, showing an excellent performance in terms of impedance matching, radiation patterns, gains and cross polarization discrimination (XPD).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Multiband antenna; Filtering antenna; Patch antenna; Resonator-based; Unidirectional
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Department of Engineering Science
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Future Technology and the Internet of Things
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2017 10:52
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/16093

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