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A Wideband Compact Antenna for Vehicles Communication in ITS Applications

By Allam M. Ameen, Mohamed Ismail Ahmed, Hala Elsadek, and Wagdy R. Anis
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 105, 85-93, 2022


A wideband compact shark-fin antenna operating in a frequency band from 2.86 GHz to 7.68 GHz is presented. The proposed design is realized on a substrate material of ``Rogers 4003C'' with εr = 3.48, tanδ = 0.0027, and substrate thickness 0.81 mm. The antenna is designed to operate at a center frequency of 5 GHz with an operating bandwidth of 4.82 GHz (96.4%). The bandwidth covers the lower band and mid band of 5G at resonant frequencies of 3.5 GHz and 5.8 GHz, respectively. The realized gain of the proposed antenna is 4.1 dBi and 5.35 dBi in the lower band and mid band, respectively. The proposed antenna is designed and simulated. It is also fabricated using photolithography techniques and measured using an R&S vector network analyzer. Good agreement is obtained between the simulated and measured results.


Allam M. Ameen, Mohamed Ismail Ahmed, Hala Elsadek, and Wagdy R. Anis, "A Wideband Compact Antenna for Vehicles Communication in ITS Applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 105, 85-93, 2022.


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