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Design of a dual band printed dipole antenna for WIFI application

Abdul Malek, Norun and Karsin, Siti Azwanie and Mohamad, Sarah Yasmin and Mohd Isa, Farah Nadia and Asnawi, Ani Liza and Mohd. Ramly, Athirah (2017) Design of a dual band printed dipole antenna for WIFI application. Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering, 9 (4 (October-December 2017)). pp. 63-68. ISSN 2180-1843 E-ISSN 2289-8131

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Abstract

Simulation and measurement of 2.4 GHz dipole antennas with baluns are presented and discussed. The design was made to study the characteristics of a dipole antenna before converting its configuration from wire to printed configuration. As a wire dipole antenna is prone to break, a printed dipole antenna with integrated via-hole balun printed on FR-4, Rogers TMM 4, and Rogers RT6002 substrates are presented. The study also focuses on improvement from a single band printed dipole antenna by adding another resonance frequency making it dual band. The simulated printed dipole antenna was made to resonate at 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz. Simulation was performed using CST Microwave Studio (CST MWS) to analyze the antenna performance. The proposed designs on RT6002 have the best return loss values of 13.2dB and 23.4dB with bandwidth of 17.2% and 33.9% respectively. Fabrication on Rogers RT6002 was selected for both single and dual band antenna. Measurements taken are in good agreement with the simulated results. From the results, it is demonstrated that the proposed antenna can be used for dual band Wi-Fi applications.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5245/61393
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dual-Band; Integrated Balun; Printed Dipole; Wi-Fi Application
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101 Telecommunication. Including telegraphy, radio, radar, television
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Norun Abdul Malek
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2018 09:16
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2018 01:43
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/61393

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