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Flexible compact planar inverted-F antenna for GSM/DCS/PCS triple-band applications

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2 Author(s)
Xingyu Zhang ; Beijing Economic & Technol. Dev. Area, Nokia Res. Center, Beijing ; Anping Zhao

A compact design of a flexible planar inverted-F antenna (PIFA) is proposed for triple-band (GSM/DCS/PCS) mobile phone applications. The main radiating element of the antenna, which generates the GSM and DCS resonant modes, is printed on a flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) and rolled in a form of cylinder. To enhance the bandwidth of the high band, a metallic rod working as a parasitic element of the antenna is introduced into the antenna design. The antenna prototype was fabricated and measured. Good agreement between the measurement and simulation results can be achieved.

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Antennas, Propagation and EM Theory, 2008. ISAPE 2008. 8th International Symposium on

Date of Conference:

2-5 Nov. 2008