A Wideband Compact Microstrip Antenna for DCS/PCS/WLAN Applications

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 243)


A novel compact slit-loaded broadband microstrip patch antenna is presented for various wireless applications. The proposed antenna has been fabricated and the impedance bandwidth and radiation pattern are measured. The compact antenna size is 40 × 60 × 1.6 mm which can be integrated conveniently with other RF circuits. The simulated and measured antenna characteristics along with radiation pattern and gain are presented in the paper. It is stated that the proposed designed antenna can completely cover the required bandwidths of digital communication system (DCS 1.71–1.88 GHz), personal communication system (PCS 1.85–1.88 GHz) and IEEE 802.11 b/g (2.4–2.485 GHz) with satisfactory radiation characteristics. The experimental result shows that the proposed antenna presents a bandwidth 60.25 % covering the range of 1.431–2.665 GHz with the maximum radiation efficiency 90 %.


Line feed WLAN  Wideband antenna 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.S.R. Group of InstitutionsJhansiIndia
  2. 2.I.E.T. Bundelkhand UniversityJhansiIndia
  3. 3.Indian Institute of Information Technology AllahabadAllahabadIndia
  4. 4.Bundelkhand Institute of Engineering and TechnologyJhansiIndia

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