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Printed fractal antennas

Breden, R. and Langley, Richard J. (1999) Printed fractal antennas. In: IEE National Conference on Antennas and Propagation. IEEE, pp. 1-4. ISBN 0-85296-713-6. (doi:10.1049/cp:19990001) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

One aspect of this paper is to describe the possibilities for reducing the overall size of a monopole so that they can be hidden within a system rather than protrude from it. Improved bandwidth results from the bow-tie monopole but there are instances where individual bands rather than a single band is preferable, for example for rejection of unwanted signals. One class of antenna to replace the monopole is the printed fractal antenna. Two types of fractal antennas are discussed, the Koch fractal patterns and the Sierpinski gasket which is akin to a printed bow-tie antenna. In both classes of antenna their radiation patterns, efficiency and frequency response as well as dimensions are discussed and compared. The principal application for the work described here is to provide hidden antennas on vehicles for multiband radio and television services. These include AM, FM and DAB services.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1049/cp:19990001
Uncontrolled keywords: frequency modulation; microstrip antennas; television applications; frequency response; VHF antennas; mobile antennas; fractals; antenna radiation patterns; monopole antennas; digital audio broadcasting
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Depositing User: M. Nasiriavanaki
Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2009 07:32 UTC
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2019 10:13 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/17122 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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