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Fractal koch dipole antenna for digital TV application

A. Karim, Mohd. Nazri and A. Rahim, Mohamad Kamal and Ayop, Osman and Masri, Thelaha (2008) Fractal koch dipole antenna for digital TV application. In: 2008 Conference on Radio and Microwave (RFM 2008), 2008, Kuala Lumpur.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/RFM.2008.4897439

Abstract

This paper describes the design of Fractal Koch Dipole array (FKDA) using log periodic technique for a sample 3 elements and design to operate at UHF band frequencies. The planar fractal Koch has been investigated in a planar log periodic dipole array in order to miniaturize its size using fractal technique. The simulation process was carried out using 3D simulator software CST 2008. The antenna structure was fabricated using Fire Retardant-4 (FR4) board, using wet etching techniques. The antenna is designed to operate at UHF Band (470 MHz- 806 MHz). The design procedures are elaborated in this paper. Both simulated and measured return loss S11 result exhibit similar characteristic which have same frequency range with a return loss magnitude less than -10 dB. The comparisons in term of gain and radiation pattern at a single frequency for simulated and measured result are discussed in this paper.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:16021
Deposited By: Siti Khairiyah Nordin
Deposited On:13 Oct 2011 14:27
Last Modified:13 Oct 2011 14:27

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