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Experimental Study of Stacked Rectangular Microstrip Antenna for Dual-Band

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ABSTRACT

A dual-band characteristic of stacked rectangular microstrip antenna is experimentally studied. It is a probe fed antenna for impedance matching with 50Ω coaxial cable. This antenna works well in the frequency range (2.86 to 4.63 GHz). It is basically a low cost, light weight medium gain antenna, which is used for mobile communication. The variations of the length and width (1mm) of the stacked rectangular patch antenna have been done. And it is found dual resonance with increasing lower resonance frequency and almost constant upper resonance frequency with increases of the length & width of rectangular microstrip antenna. The input impedance and VSWR, return loss have been measured with the help of Network analyzer.

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R. Vishwakarma and S. Tiwari, "Experimental Study of Stacked Rectangular Microstrip Antenna for Dual-Band," Engineering, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2010, pp. 85-90. doi: 10.4236/eng.2010.22011.

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