Single and Double Layer Planar Multiband PIFAs

Sanz-Izquierdo, Benito and Batchelor, John C. and Langley, R and Sobhy, Mohammed (2006) Single and Double Layer Planar Multiband PIFAs. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 54 (5). pp. 1416-1422. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

A compact multiband planar inverted-F antenna (PIFA) suitable for distributed radio-over-fiber repeater networks is modified into a planar structure. It is shown that the planar antenna performance is not degraded with respect to the original PIFA and further, a two layer design is demonstrated to offer improved feed matching. The European bands for GSM, DCS-1800, DECT, UMTS, Bluetooth and HiperLAN2 are all covered. A model of the antenna is introduced as a first stage to developing an equivalent circuit.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Multiband antennas, planar antennas, planar inverted-F antenna (PIFA), printed antennas, radio-over-fiber, antenna, PIFA
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Broadband & Wireless Communications
Depositing User: J. Harries
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2007 18:14
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2014 15:58
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/428 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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