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An inverted-FL antenna is proposal with a self-complementary structure. This unique design is realized by integrating an inverted-F antenna with a self-complementary structure and an inverted-L element. The proposed antenna with a volume of 10 times 10 times 45 mm3 achieves a constant impedance of 188 Omega without attaching a matching load required since a self-complementary antenna of an axially symmetric type has constant impedance. This antenna acquired broadband and multiband characteristics covering the GSM850/GSM900/DCS/ PCS/UMTS2100/UMTS2600 bands and the 2.5G/3.5G bands for Mobile-WiMAX by simulation and measurement.
Date of Publication: Oct. 2009