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Multi-Slotted Microstrip Patch Antenna for Wireless Communication

By Mohammad Tariqul Islam, Mohammed Nazmus Shakib, and Norbahiah Misran
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 10, 11-18, 2009


A new design technique of microstrip patch antenna is presented in this paper. The proposed antenna design consists of inverted patch structure with air-filled dielectric, direct coaxial probe feed technique and the novel slotted shaped patch. The composite effect of integrating these techniques and by introducing the new multi-slotted patch, offer a low profile, high gain, broadband, and compact antenna element. A wide impedance bandwidth of 27.62% at -10 dB return loss is achieved. The maximum achievable gain is 9.41 dBi. The achievable experimental 3-dB beamwidth (HPBW) in the azimuth and elevation are 60.880 and 390 respectively at centre frequency.


Mohammad Tariqul Islam, Mohammed Nazmus Shakib, and Norbahiah Misran, "Multi-Slotted Microstrip Patch Antenna for Wireless Communication," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 10, 11-18, 2009.


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