Planar Antennas for Reliable Multiband RF Communications

Alibakhshi-Kenari, Mohammad and Naser-Moghadasi, Mohammad and Sadeghzadeh, Ramazan Ali and Virdee, Bal Singh and Limiti, Ernesto (2017) Planar Antennas for Reliable Multiband RF Communications. In: Metamaterials - Devices and Applications. INTECH, pp. 267-282. ISBN 978-953-51-3100-7

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Abstract

Multiband functionality in antennas has become a fundamental requirement to equip wireless devices with multiple communication standards so that they can utilize the electromagnetic spectrum more efficiently and effectively. This is necessary to ensure global portability and enhance system capacity. To meet these requirements, microstrip technology is increasingly being used in communication systems because it offers considerable size reduction, cost-effectiveness as they can be easily manufactured in mass production, are durable and can conform to planar or cylindrical surfaces. Unfortunately, such antennas suffer from intrinsically narrow bandwidth. To overcome this deficiency, various techniques have been investigated in the past. In this chapter, a novel approach is presented to design antennas for applications that cover radio frequency identification (RFID) and WiMAX systems.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: planar antenna, meandered strip-line feed, wideband antenna, multiband antenna
Subjects: 600 Technology > 620 Engineering & allied operations
Department: School of Computing and Digital Media
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Depositing User: Bal Virdee
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2018 12:23
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2018 12:23
URI: http://repository.londonmet.ac.uk/id/eprint/1315

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