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Multi-band notched antennas for UWB applications

B. Premalatha, M. V. S. Prasad, M. B. R. Murthy

Abstract


A compact ultra-wideband circular monopole antennas with single, dual, triple and quad-band rejection characteristics are proposed in this paper. The antenna units are designed using RT/DUROID substrate with permittivity 2.2 and all are fed through a coplanar waveguide (CPW). In the proposed antennas splitted concentric rings (SCR) are used to achieve band rejection characteristics. The proposed antennas will reject the existing WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network), WiMAX (World Wide Interoperability for Microwave Access), X-band downlink satellite communication and radio-frequency channel arrangements for fixed wireless systems to avoid interference. Simulations are carried out using CST Wave Studio Suite 2016. Antenna performance parameters like return loss, VSWR, radiation pattern and gain are evaluated for all the antenna units. The antenna units having dimensions of 30×23×1.57 mm3 are fabricated and tested. The simulated and tested results are compared and reported. These antenna units provide good gain and a larger bandwidth over the frequency range 3–11.6 GHz.

Keywords


quad band notching; ultra wide band; UWB; splitted concentric rings; SCR

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