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Multiband reconfigurable antenna using EBG unit cells

Dewan, R. and A. Rahim, M. K. and Hamid, M. R. and A Majid, H. (2016) Multiband reconfigurable antenna using EBG unit cells. In: 2016 IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on Applied Electromagnetics (APACE), 11 - 13 December 2016, Langkawi, Kedah.

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Abstract

This paper presents the design of multiband reconfigurable antenna using metamaterial Electromagnetic Band Gap (EBG) unit cells. The two EBG unit cells were position underneath the feeding of the antenna. By implementing the band gap characteristics of the EBG, the antenna can be reconfigured at various multiband frequencies simultaneously. The EBG band gap characteristics of the EBG unit cells were manipulated by varying the EBG configurations, namely 0000, 0101, 1010, and 1111. The band gaps are at 2.45 GHz, 3.6 GHz, 1.8 GHz, 2.8 GHz and 5.5 GHz. The multiband reconfigurable frequencies are (but not limited to) 2.67, 3.21, 3.78 and 5.15 1.80 GHz, 3.83 GHz and 5.25 2.32, 2.70, 3.23, 3.76 and 5.30 2.57, 3.83 and 4.67 GHz. The proposed antenna has the potential to be use for various wireless communications services.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Antenna electromagnetic band gap; frequency reconfigurable; multiband
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK1-300 Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering Technology > Department of Electrical Engineering Technology
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2018 03:22
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2018 03:22
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/9594
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