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Design and comparison of printed antennas using meander line technique

Muhammad Mokhtar, Nur Hamizah and Abdul Malek, Norun and Jusoh, Ahmad Zamani and Ali, Khamis and Mohd Isa, Farah Nadia and Abdul Rahman, Farah Diyana (2019) Design and comparison of printed antennas using meander line technique. Bulletin of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, 8 (2). pp. 596-603. ISSN 2089-3191 E-ISSN 2302-9285

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Abstract

The interest for compact antennas in wireless communication increase due to the portability and mobility of the communication devices. Generally, an antenna at low frequency exhibits in large physical size. This project investigates the design of an antenna at 400 MHz. The simulation of the antenna has been performed using CST MWS. Since medical applications are dealing with low frequency, it will lead to large size of antenna which brings a challenge for wireless personal area network (WPAN). It is well known that the antenna performance decreases (according to Chu’s equation) as the size of antenna decreases. Therefore, antenna miniaturization using Meander Line (ML) will be taking place to overcome the challenges. Thus, this paper presents a comparison between i) printed dipole antenna without meander line technique, ii) printed dipole with meander line technique and iii) printed monopole antenna with meander line technique. The results show that an estimation of reduction size by 50% can be achieved using Meander Line technique.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5245/74092
Uncontrolled Keywords: Compact antenna, Meanderline Printed dipole, Printed monopole, Small antenna
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
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Norun Abdul Malek
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2019 09:35
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2019 13:43
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/74092

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