Design of a CPW-Fed Ultra Wide Band Antenna


A CPW-fed ultra-wideband antenna was designed. The antenna was etched on a single-layer copper-cladding substrate, of which the material was FR4 with relative permittivity of 4.4, and the magnitude was 40.0 mm × 50.0 mm × 1.6 mm. The parameters of the antenna are simulated and optimized with HFSS. This paper proposes a new trapezoidal CPW-fed UWB antenna that the bandwidth (return loss ≤ ?10 dB) covers 2.7 - 9.3 GHz range, which means a relative bandwidth of 110% with good radiation patterns and gain. Simulated and measured results for return loss, radiation pattern and gain were presented. A good agreement has been obtained between the simulation and experiment and the proposed antenna meets the requirements of the ultra-wideband antenna.

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Hu, S. , Wu, Y. , Zhang, Y. and Zhou, H. (2013) Design of a CPW-Fed Ultra Wide Band Antenna. Open Journal of Antennas and Propagation, 1, 18-22. doi: 10.4236/ojapr.2013.12005.

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