By Topic

Bandwidth enhancement of coplanar waveguide fed disc monopole antenna for ultra-wideband communication applications

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Teirab, A.E. ; Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Sultan Qaboos Univ., Muscat, Oman ; Jervase, J.A. ; Mneina, S.S.

In this paper, a classically designed coplanar waveguide (CPW) fed disc monopole antenna is geometrically modified to obtain better performance in the frequency range 3.1-10.6 GHz. A tapered co-planar waveguide transmission line is adopted to improve the return loss performance in the required band. The complex radiation transfer function is simulated at three different directions to investigate the dispersive properties of the designed antenna. A prototype was fabricated and tested. The antenna was found to provide an ultra wide 10 dB return loss bandwidth with satisfactory omnidirectional radiation pattern.

Published in:

Wireless and Optical Communications Networks (WOCN), 2011 Eighth International Conference on

Date of Conference:

24-26 May 2011