A Miniaturized Decagonal Sierpinski UWB Fractal Antenna

Ali, Tanweer and Subhash, B K and Biradar, Rajashekhar C (2018) A Miniaturized Decagonal Sierpinski UWB Fractal Antenna. Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, 84. pp. 161-174. ISSN 1937-8718

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Abstract

Abstract|A miniaturized ultra-wideband (UWB) antenna based on Sierpinski square slots is reported. The antenna has a compact dimension of only 0:32�l � 0:32�l (28 � 28mm2), at a lower frequency of 3.4 GHz. Antenna miniaturization is achieved by etching Sierpinski square slots in the radiating decagonal shaped monopole, and UWB operations are accomplished by utilizing double truncations in the ground plane. The designed antenna has a fractional bandwidth of about 127.3% (3.41{15.37 GHz) in simulation and about 124.7% (3.50{15.1 GHz) in measurement. The time domain characteristics of the designed antenna are discussed in detail. Good radiation characteristics and impedance matching are exhibited by the designed fractal antenna in the entire UWB range.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: metamaterial, multiband, negative permeability, slots
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Electronics and Communication
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2018 09:01
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2018 09:01
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/152050

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