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Dual band microstrip antenna for wireless LAN application

Asrokin, Azhari and A. Rahim, Mohamad Kamal and Abd. Aziz, Mohamad Zoinol Abidin (2005) Dual band microstrip antenna for wireless LAN application. In: 2005 Asia-Pacific Conference on Applied Electromagnetics Proceeding, 20th-21th December 2005, Johor Bahru,Malaysia.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/APACE.2005.1607767


This paper discusses the design of the multiband microstrip antenna operating at frequency 2.4 GHz and 5.2 GHz. The aim of the project is to design a dual band microstrip antenna which will be operating in the wireless LAN band, IEEE 802.11 a/b/g. The dimensions of the single elements of the operating frequencies were calculated using transmission line model. Two elements of inset fed microstrip antenna were used for each frequency band. In this paper, there art four elements to cover the frequency band for WLAN application. The simulation process was done using the Agitent ADS software. The scaling factor of 1.03 has been chosen for the design starting from the lowest resonating frequency at 2.4 GHz band, while at 5.2 GHz band, the scaling factor is 1.05. The difference on the scaling factors was contributed by the losses that occurred when combining both of the antenna elements from both bands of frequency. The antenna has been fabricated on the FR4 microstrip board with ετ = 4 5 and tan δ = 0.019 using the wet etching technique.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Inset fed, microstrip antenna, multiband, WLAN
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:7350
Deposited By: Maznira Sylvia Azra Mansor
Deposited On:02 Jan 2009 03:00
Last Modified:28 Aug 2017 08:01

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