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2011-09-20

Reconfigurable 460 MHz to 12 GHz Antenna with Integrated Narrowband Slot

By James Robert Kelly, Peter Song, Peter S. Hall, and Alejandro Borja
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 24, 137-145, 2011
doi:10.2528/PIERC11080410

Abstract

In the future, mobile handsets might incorporate more than 20 separate radios, creating a difficult antenna design problem due to the sever space restrictions. This paper proposes a reconfigurable wideband antenna, for use within clamshell mobile handsets. The impedance bandwidth of the new antenna was selected in order to meet current and future demands within the industry. It has been suggested that a portable Cognitive Radio must be capable of simultaneous communication (via a narrowband antenna) and spectrum sensing (via a wideband antenna). For this reason a narrowband slot antenna has also been integrated within the wideband radiator.

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James Robert Kelly, Peter Song, Peter S. Hall, and Alejandro Borja, "Reconfigurable 460 MHz to 12 GHz Antenna with Integrated Narrowband Slot," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 24, 137-145, 2011.
doi:10.2528/PIERC11080410
http://jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=11080410

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