Quad band operated microstrip patch antenna for WiMAX application

Arjun Sundaran, Sushobhan Joshi, Avinash Nidadavolu, Shweta Vincent, Om Prakash Kumar, Tanweer Ali

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Abstract

The paper describes a light-weight monopole planar antenna with a rectangular radiating patch and a slotted ground plane for WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) applications. WiMAX is a wireless broadband communication technology based around the IEEE 802.16 that provides point-to-multipoint wireless networking system and high-speed data across a wide range. The antenna designed for the aforementioned applications shows operation at 2.5 (lower WiMAX) / 3.7, 4.5 (middle WiMAX) / 5.5 (upper WiMAX) GHz with total bandwidth of about 110 MHz / 150 MHz / 160 MHz / 120 MHz. With its appealing characteristics, the planar monopole patch antenna meets the requirements of low weight, low cost, less complex structure and standard pattern of omnidirectional radiation.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012108
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Volume1706
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22-12-2020
Event1st International Conference on Advances in Physical Sciences and Materials 2020, ICAPSM 2020 - Coimbatore, Virtual, India
Duration: 13-08-202014-08-2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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