Multiband and wideband monopole antenna for GSM900 and other wireless applications

Abstract
In this letter, the design of a compact monopole antenna for multiband and wideband operations is proposed. The antenna has three distinct frequency bands, centered at 0.94, 2.7, and 4.75 GHz. The antenna has a compact size of only 30×40×1.57 mm 3 including the ground plane. The multiband and wideband operations are achieved by using an E-shaped slot on the ground plane. The design procedure is also discussed. The frequency bands can be independently controlled by using the parameters of the E-slot. The impedance bandwidth, current distributions, radiation patterns, gain, and efficiency of the antenna are studied by computer simulation and measurements. © 2011 IEEE.

Citation
Abutarboush, H. F., Nasif, H., Nilavalan, R., & Cheung, S. W. (2012). Multiband and Wideband Monopole Antenna for GSM900 and Other Wireless Applications. IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, 11, 539–542. doi:10.1109/lawp.2012.2198429

Publisher
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Journal
IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters

DOI
10.1109/LAWP.2012.2198429

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