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Dual-Band Monopole Antenna with Omega Particles for Wireless Applications

By Michel Audrey Abaga Abessolo, Ahmed El Moussaoui, and Noura Aknin
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 24, 27-34, 2011


A new design of dual-band antenna for DCS/ PCS/ UMTS/ WLAN/ WiMAX applications is proposed. Using two metamaterials omega-shaped structures, a good impedance matching the dual-band mode is obtained. The proposed prototype antenna is fabricated on a 1.5mm thick FR4 epoxy substrate with a relative dielectric permittivity εr= 4.4, and loss tangent tanσ = 0.02. Good monopole-like radiation patterns and antenna gains over the operating bands have also been observed. Effects of each omega particle on the antenna performance and their coupling are all examined and discussed.


Michel Audrey Abaga Abessolo, Ahmed El Moussaoui, and Noura Aknin, "Dual-Band Monopole Antenna with Omega Particles for Wireless Applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 24, 27-34, 2011.


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