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A novel narrow compact CPW-fed rectangular monopole patch antenna is proposed for UMTS band. The purpose is to design a new narrow compact antenna structure by using of a new CPW feeding technique. The most significant characteristics of proposed antenna are: narrow compact size of 67.3×7.8×0.762 mm3 and very simple structure. The proposed low profile antenna is printed on a single layer dielectric substrate and fed by 50Ω CPW transmission line. The proposed antenna effectively covers UMTS band (1.885-2.200GHz). The antenna gain is nearly about 1.9 dB at 2 GHz and the radiation pattern is almost as the radiation pattern of a monopole antenna and gain remains nearly constant within UMTS band. This antenna is suitable for application in wireless communication systems.

Type

Journal article

Journal

WSEAS Transactions on Communications

Publication Date

01/06/2006

Volume

5

Pages

1247 - 1249