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Decoupling antenna elements of PIFA arrays on handheld devices

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3 Author(s)
Kokkinos, T. ; Dept. of Electron. & Electr. Eng., Loughborough Univ., Loughborough ; Liakou, E. ; Feresidis, A.P.

A novel approach for reducing the electromagnetic coupling between planar inverted-F antennas (PIFAs), built on a common ground plane and forming antenna arrays on handheld devices, is presented. The proposed technique is based on the insertion of two coupled quarter-wavelength slits on the ground plane between the antennas. By optimising the distance between the coupled slits, a magnetic resonance can be established within the operating bandwidth of the PIFAs. This resonance inserts a transmission zero in the coupling path between the closely spaced PIFAs, enabling the reduction of the coupling between them to very low levels without significantly disturbing their operating bandwidth.

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Electronics Letters  (Volume:44 ,  Issue: 25 )

Date of Publication:

December 4 2008

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