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A Hexagonal Fractal Antenna for Navigation Application

By Encheng Wang and Shao-Jie Cheng
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 71, 45-52, 2017


A hexagonal fractal antenna is presented for satellite navigation applications in this paper. The geometry of the antenna is inspired by the Sierpinski carpet and has compact dimensions, improved bandwidth, good radiation pattern due to the self-similar property of fractal geometry. The bandwidth ranging from 1.54 GHz to 1.61 GHz can work at L1 band of GPS and B1 band of Beidou satellite navigation system. The simulated and measured gains show a good agreement over the bandwidth.


Encheng Wang and Shao-Jie Cheng, "A Hexagonal Fractal Antenna for Navigation Application," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 71, 45-52, 2017.


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