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2011-11-24

A Reconfigurable Cedar-Shaped Microstrip Antenna for Wireless Applications

By Mervat A. Madi, Mohammed Al-Husseini, Ali Halim Ramadan, Madi Mervat, and Ali El-Hajj
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 25, 209-221, 2012
doi:10.2528/PIERC11101204

Abstract

This paper presents a frequency reconfigurable cedar-shaped fractal antenna. The special shape of the patch makes it simpler to integrate RF switches to connect consecutive branches. The proper activation/deactivation of the switches alters the current flow and changes the resonance frequency. Simulated and measured results show the characteristics of the presented design.

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Mervat A. Madi, Mohammed Al-Husseini, Ali Halim Ramadan, Madi Mervat, and Ali El-Hajj, "A Reconfigurable Cedar-Shaped Microstrip Antenna for Wireless Applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 25, 209-221, 2012.
doi:10.2528/PIERC11101204
http://jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=11101204

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