Double-Sided Microstrip Circular Antenna Array for WLAN/WiMAX Applications

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The design, fabrication, and characterization of the microstrip circular antenna arrays were presented. The proposed antennas were designed for single band at 2.45 GHz and dual bands at 3.3 - 3.6 and 5.0 - 6.0 GHz to support WLAN/WiMAX applications. The proposed single and dual band antennas showed omnidirectional radiation pattern with the gain values of 3.5 dBi at 2.45 GHz, 4.0 dBi at 3.45 GHz, and 3.3 dBi at 5.5 GHz. The dual band antenna array was placed on both top and bottom layers to obtain the desired antenna characteristics. The proposed double-sided dual band antenna provides omnidirectional radiation pattern with high gain.

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R. Alsulami and H. Song, "Double-Sided Microstrip Circular Antenna Array for WLAN/WiMAX Applications," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 5 No. 4, 2013, pp. 182-188. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2013.54029.

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