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A hybrid ceramic quadband antenna for handset applications

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A novel internal quadband antenna for radiotelephone handset applications is presented. The design uses a hybrid of ceramic and conventional antenna technologies and shows good efficiency characteristics. With a volume of 3.5cc, the antenna is smaller than current in-service tri and quad band designs. A method of extending the design for diversity or MIMO applications at the higher frequencies is discussed.

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Emerging Technologies: Frontiers of Mobile and Wireless Communication, 2004. Proceedings of the IEEE 6th Circuits and Systems Symposium on  (Volume:2 )

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31 May-2 June 2004