UWB PIFA Antenna for Simplified Transceivers

Garcia Zuazola, Ignacio Julio and Batchelor, John C. and Elmirghani, J.M.H. and Gomes, Nathan J. (2010) UWB PIFA Antenna for Simplified Transceivers. IET Electronics Letters, 46 (2). pp. 116-118. ISSN 0013-5194. (Full text available)

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Abstract

A planar inverted-F antenna (PIFA) with an input match designed to offer the capability of a front-end bandpass filter in mobile communication transceivers is presented. The proposed antenna is low cost, easily fabricated, and operates in the unlicensed lower band (3.168– 4.752 GHz) of the ultra-wideband (UWB) communication standard with a 3.57:1 VSWR. It is demonstrated that the antenna possesses a radiation pattern with good front-to-back ratio and shows acceptable impedance matching in proximity to large ground planes making it suitable for applications such as in-vehicle communications.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics (see also: telecommunications) > TK7871.6 Antennas and waveguides
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Broadband & Wireless Communications
Depositing User: John Batchelor
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2010 14:23
Last Modified: 22 May 2014 20:44
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/24928 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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