CPW-fed ultra-wideband lotus-shaped quasi-fractal antenna

Dong Jun Kim, Tae Hak Lee, Jun Ho Choi, Young Sik Kim

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Abstract

In this letter, a novel ultra-wideband circular quasi-fractal monopole antenna with a six-petaled lotus pattern is presented. The CPWfed technique and quasi-fractal concept are used to achieve ultra-wideband characteristics. The size of the proposed antenna is 42 × 50mm2 with a lotus diameter of 19.8 mm. The proposed antenna exhibits ultra-wideband characteristics from 2.65 to 12.72 GHz, which corresponds to a fractional bandwidth of 131%. The measured radiation pattern of the proposed antenna is nearly omnidirectional.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3890-3894
Number of pages5
JournalIEICE Transactions on Communications
VolumeE95-B
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Dec 1

Keywords

  • Coplanar waveguide
  • Monopole antenna
  • Quasi-fractal
  • Ultra-wideband antenna

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Software

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