Multiband Fractal Antennas and Arrays

  • C. Puente
  • J. Romeu
  • R. Pous
  • A. Cardama

Abstract

Antennas and antenna arrays are essentially narrowband devices. Their characteristic size determines their operating wavelength. Fractal structures, having no characteristic size and a multiscale self-similar shape, are suggested for the design of multifrequency antennas and arrays. The multiband properties of some fractal arrays and array factors are presented here. Experimental results on multiband fractal antennas are described as well. Fractal antennas are shown to display a multiband behavior from both the return-loss and radiation pattern points of view.

Keywords

Zinc Convolution Lution Azimuth Copper Sulphate 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Puente
    • 1
  • J. Romeu
    • 1
  • R. Pous
    • 1
  • A. Cardama
    • 1
  1. 1.D3-Electromagnetics and Photonics Engineering groupUniversitat Politèctina de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain

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