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Internal Hexa-Band Folded Monopole/Dipole/Loop Antenna With Four Resonances for Mobile Device

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3 Author(s)
Ming Zheng ; School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK ; Hanyang Wang ; Yang Hao

A fold monopole/dipole/loop antenna offers unique advantages over a conventional Planar Inverted-F Antenna (PIFA) and monopole antenna for a mobile cellular device. Perhaps the most significant benefit is the fact that up to three resonant modes could be generated in a single continuous loop structure. In this paper, a novel hexa-band internal folded monopole/dipole/loop antenna has been proposed. The proposed antenna has four resonances in which three of them are 0.5λ , 1λ and 1.5λ modes. The distinctive feature of the antenna is an extra 2λ folded dipole mode, which has not been reported so far, is excited and utilized. All these four modes can be employed to cover the Low LTE700/GSM850/900 Band (LB: 698-960 MHz) and the High GSM1850/1900/UMTS2100 Band (HB: 1710-2170 MHz). The proposed loop antenna has been simulated, prototyped and tested. It is shown that the numerically simulated results are in close agreement with the experimental prototype results and proved that the antenna operates as proposed.

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IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation  (Volume:60 ,  Issue: 6 )