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Multiband slot-loaded dipole antenna for wlan and lte-a applications

Al-Bawri, Samir Salem and Mohd Faizal, Jamlos and Soh, Ping Jack and Syed Alwee, Aljunid Syed Junid and Mohd Aminudin, Jamlos and Narbudowicz, Adam (2018) Multiband slot-loaded dipole antenna for wlan and lte-a applications. IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, 12 (1). pp. 63-68. ISSN 1751-8725

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Abstract

A multiband printed dipole antenna for wireless local area network (WLAN) and long-term evolution-advanced (LTE-A) applications is investigated here. Its multiband characteristic is enabled by the Y-slot present in the upper arm of the dipole, while the antenna's dimensions are (0.08λo × 0.384λo) at the lowest operating frequency. It features bandwidth of 14.6% centred at 2.4 GHz, and ~30.5% centred at 5.5 GHz for WLAN operation. An additional bandwidth of 6.9% centred at 3.5 GHz supporting LTE-A applications is also featured. Besides being compact, the proposed antenna radiates omnidirectionally with a gain of up to 4.09 dBi. Simulations and measurements are in good agreement.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Indexed by Scopus
Uncontrolled Keywords: Antennas; Bandwidth; Long Term Evolution (LTE); Microstrip antennas; Microwave antennas; Slot antennas; Standards; Wireless local area networks (WLAN); Wireless telecommunication systems
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering
Depositing User: Mr Muhamad Firdaus Janih@Jaini
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2022 05:51
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2022 05:51
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/33492
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