A compact four-element MIMO antenna for WLAN/ WiMAX/ satellite applications

Saadh, Mohammad A W and Khangarot, Shashank and Sravan, B V and Alur, Namratha and Ramaswamy, Poonkuzhali and Ali, Tanweer and Pai, Manohara M.M. (2020) A compact four-element MIMO antenna for WLAN/ WiMAX/ satellite applications. International Journal of Communication Systems. ISSN 1074-5351

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Abstract

This paper presents a four-element wideband monopole MIMO antenna. Initially, a single-element wideband CPW-fed antenna is designed operating in the range of 4.30 to 6.45 GHz. Using this design, an approach towards MIMO structure is studied. A two-element structure is designed keeping them adjacent to each other, and the isolation between the antennas is observed. After which, a four-element structure is designed having the best orientation in order to achieve good isolation between the antenna elements. The proposed antenna configuration has four identical CPW-fed elements. The proposed configuration has a fractional bandwidth of 40.27% and has a simulated peak gain of 5.5 dBi. This antenna is intended to be used for WLAN, WiMAX, and satellite bands of range corresponding to 4.70–6.19, 5.5–5.7, and 5–6 GHz. All the necessary antenna simulations are simulated using Ansys HFSS and verified on NI AWR Design Environment. The fabricated model of the proposed design is measured for its performance parameters and validated.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: diversity gain, envelope correlation coefficient (ECC), isolation, MIMO, monopole
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Electronics and Communication
Engineering > MIT Manipal > Information and Communication Technology
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2020 09:55
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2020 09:55
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/155783

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