Printed Planar Antenna Designs Based on Metamaterial Unit-Cells for Broadband Wireless Communication Systems

Alibakhshi-Kenari, Mohammad, Naser-Moghadasi, Mohammad, Sadeghzadeh, Ramazan Ali, Virdee, Bal Singh and Limiti, Ernesto (2017) Printed Planar Antenna Designs Based on Metamaterial Unit-Cells for Broadband Wireless Communication Systems. In: Trends in Research on Microstrip Antennas. INTECH, pp. 111-126. ISBN 978-953-51-3602-6

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Abstract

With the continuing development of mobile communications, the communication standards, which include operating frequencies and protocols, are also evolving. In order to accommodate these and future changes, antennas with characteristics of wideband and multiband are becoming a necessity. Hence, wireless communications industries are now demanding broadband antennas that are low-profile and low-volume structures. Conventional planar microstrip antennas are the most common form of printed antennas that have been used for many years. This is because these antennas offer advantages of low cost, conformability, and ease of manufacturing; however, the bandwidth of these types of antennas is highly restricted. Among different types of planar antennas, the slotted structure that offers the simplest structure is compact and radiates omnidirectionally; these features make it an excellent candidate for broadband applications.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: planar slotted antennas, metamaterials, composite right-/left-handed transmission lines, traveling-wave antenna, wireless communications systems
Subjects: 600 Technology > 620 Engineering & allied operations
Department: School of Computing and Digital Media
Depositing User: Bal Virdee
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2018 12:04
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2018 12:04
URI: http://repository.londonmet.ac.uk/id/eprint/1313

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