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CPW Fed Hexa-to-Hexa Fractal Antenna for Multiband Applications

  • K. YogaprasadEmail author
  • V. R. Anitha
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 655)

Abstract

In this paper, a hexa-to-hexa-shaped fractal antenna with four iterations is presented for multiband applications. The substrate material employed for the design is FR-4 substrate with a dielectric constant of 4.4. The corresponding thickness is 1.6 mm and the other dimensions are 35 mm. The proposed antenna is designed and simulated with the help of electromagnetic tools. The observed parameters like reflection coefficient, VSWR, far-field patterns, fabricated prototype, and validated with vector network analyzer result up to 15 GHz. The antenna resonates at five different frequencies like 5.87 GHz, 9.83 GHz, 13.43 GHz, 14.63 GHz, and 18.6 GHz. The operating bands are referred as C-band/X-band/Ku-band applications.

Keywords

Hexa-to-hexa fractal Multiband antenna Vector network analyzer (VNA) Coplanar waveguide (CPW) 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research Scholar, Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringRayalaseema UniversityKurnoolIndia
  2. 2.Antenna Research Lab, Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringSree Vidyanikethan Engineering CollegeRangampeta, ThirupathiIndia

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