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2020-08-03

Analysis and Design of Two-Slot Antennas for Wireless Communication Applications

By Khalil Sayidmarie and Karam Mudhafar Younus
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 104, 115-128, 2020
doi:10.2528/PIERC20050303

Abstract

This paper presents the design and investigation of array antennas formed of two narrow rectangular slots. Two approaches for feeding the two slots by microstrip lines are investigated as well as the influence of changing the distance between the slots on the radiation pattern. The two slots are etched on one side of the substrate, while the feed network is placed on the other side. Two designs, depending on the feeding approach, are presented. In the first design, a simple T-shaped divider is used to feed the two slots, while the second design is based on a single microstrip line which feeds the two slots in series. Two antennas are for the first design, each with dimensions of 57.83 х 41.3 mm2, while those of the second design have dimensions of 83.45 x 36.9 mm2. The four proposed designs have been simulated and optimized using Computer Simulation Technology (CST-MWS) simulation program. Prototypes were fabricated and tested to verify the designs. The four antennas achieved -10 dB impedance bandwidths between 8.6% and 9.4%, while the gain values were between 4.7 dB and 5.7 dB. The comparisons between the fabricated and simulated antennas considered the reflection coefficient and radiation pattern showing good agreement.

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Khalil Sayidmarie and Karam Mudhafar Younus, "Analysis and Design of Two-Slot Antennas for Wireless Communication Applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 104, 115-128, 2020.
doi:10.2528/PIERC20050303
http://jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=20050303

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