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Design of Hybrid Koch-Minkowski fractal dipole antenna for dual band wireless applications

Abdul Malek, Norun and Che Sabri, Nur Alyaa and Islam, Md. Rafiqul and Mohamad, Sarah Yasmin and Mohd Isa, Farah Nadia (2019) Design of Hybrid Koch-Minkowski fractal dipole antenna for dual band wireless applications. In: 2019 IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on Applied Electromagnetics (APACE), 25th- 27th November 2019, Malacca, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

— In many wireless applications, antenna comes with variable sizes. The interest for small and compact antennas in wireless applications is increasing due to the mobility of the wireless devices. Internet of Things (IoT) defined as a network of small, low cost, low power, ubiquitous electronic devices. It is expected that WiFi proves to be one of the solutions for IoT technology. WiFi Alliance has introduced an unlicensed band of 900 MHz (HaLow) in 2017 to support IoT which requires low power, high data rate and long range. Hence, the demand for small antennas is substantial especially due to the booming industry in mobile communication. Generally, an antenna at low frequency exhibits large size of antenna. This paper presents the design of fractal dipole antennas for dual band wireless applications. The designs are based on hybrid Koch-Minkowski fractal method for the benefits of miniaturization. The antenna designs have been simulated using CST Microwave Studio and fabricated using Rogers 5880 substrate. Based on the results, it is observed that the fractal antennas are able to operate at dual frequencies, at 900 MHz and 2.6 GHz with return loss of 18dB and 16 dB respectively. The small size, thin and lightweight of antenna design (115 mm x 22.5 mm x 0.285 mm) makes it an attractive feature for compact wireless applications.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 3802/77664
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fractal Antenna, Koch, Minkowski, Dual Band
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
Kulliyyah of Engineering
Depositing User: Dr. Md. Rafiqul Islam
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2020 11:08
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2020 11:08
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/77664

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