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Reconfigurable patch antenna by RF MEMS switches

Alam, A. H. M. Zahirul and Islam, Md. Rafiqul (2009) Reconfigurable patch antenna by RF MEMS switches. In: 6th International Symposium on Mechatronics and its Applications (ISMA '09), 24 - 26 March 2009, Sharjah, UAE.

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Abstract

A planar reconfigurable microstrip antenna is proposed by using RF MEMS switches. The proposed antenna structure comprises a center patch antenna known as driven patch and two adjacent microstrip patches defined as wing patches. Cantilever MEMS bridges are introduced to provide to operate antenna either 21.73 GHz or 23.6 GHz depending on the position of the MEMS switches. The design is performed by using 3D electromagnetic simulator HFSS considering ideal MEMS switches.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 4575/12017
Uncontrolled Keywords: Controlled Indexing microstrip antennas , microswitches , planar antennas ◦Non Controlled Indexing 3D electromagnetic simulator HFSS , RF MEMS switches , cantilever MEMS bridges , frequency 21.73 GHz to 23.6 GHz , planar microstrip antenna , reconfigurable patch antenna
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering
Depositing User: Dr AHM Zahirul Alam
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2012 13:37
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2012 08:59
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/12017

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