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Fractals: A Novel Method in the Miniaturization of a Patch Antenna with Bandwidth Improvement

  • Geeta KalkhambkarEmail author
  • Rajashri Khanai
  • Pradeep Chindhi
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 106)

Abstract

The latest technology is demanding the miniaturized size of the antenna with wider bandwidth to allow the higher data rates. Fractal antenna with miniaturization in antenna size and enhancement in bandwidth is given in this paper. A line feed hexagonal fractal antenna and an inset fed Minkowski fractal antenna operating at 2.4 GHz Wireless LAN application (WLAN) with improvement in the bandwidth from 14.58% to 112.5% in case of the hexagonal fractal antenna. An issue with the fractal antenna is choosing a feed location which can be solved using complementary structures is also illustrated in this paper.

Keywords

Bandwidth (B.W) Fractal Feed location Complementary fractal 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Geeta Kalkhambkar
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  • Rajashri Khanai
    • 2
    • 4
  • Pradeep Chindhi
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.S.G.M.C.O.E KolhapurKolhapurIndia
  2. 2.KLES, Dr. M.S.S.C.E.TBelgaumIndia
  3. 3.Shivaji UniversityKolhapurIndia
  4. 4.V.T.UBelgaumIndia

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