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New design of the miniature microstrip antennas for mobile communications

Ubiquity, Volume 2007 Issue November | BY A. Latif , R. Hilal , A. Ait Ouahman 


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The aim of this paper is to study the miniature patch antenna (patch antenna λ/8) fed by a coaxial line, and the design comparison of this antenna by two methods: The Transmission Line Model (TLM) and the G-L-C Parallel Circuit Model. An adaptation of the microstrip antenna λ/8, by the setting up of a capacitor in the middle of the probe-feed is achieved.

The modeling and the design of the miniature patch antenna will be made by the TLM; a particular attention will be carried on the results got on the level of the bandwidth. The second part is based on the idea of microstrip patch antenna starting from the G-L-C Parallel Circuit Model, (by order of 14 %), which gives the bandwidth more interest than in the first method (TLM).

The results obtained by the two methods (Input Impedance, reflection coefficient, SWR and bandwidth) will be given by the programs in MATLAB software.

A. Latif, R. Hillal, and A. Ait. Ouahman examine the miniature patch antenna fed by a coaxial line and do a design comparison of two methods: Transmission Line Model (TLM) and the G-L-C Parallel Circuit Model. Read it here.

Adnane Latif was born in El Jadida, Morocco, in 1973. He received the PHD degree in Microwave and Telecommunications from the Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco, in 2005. He is now professor in Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Tangier. His research interests include the Microwave and Antennas.

Rachid Hilal was born in Rabat, Morocco, in 1965. He received the postgraduate diploma in microwave and optical communications, in 1994 and earned a Ph.D degree in telecommunications from the University of Limoges, France, in 1996. Currently, he is assistant professor at Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech. Since 2003, he is the General Secretary of the University. His research interests include distributed power amplifiers, microwave nonlinear circuit design, and inset-fed rectangular patch antenna.

Abdellah Ait Ouahman was born in Marakech, Morocco. He received the doctorate thesis in Signal Processing from the University of Grenoble, France, in November 1981. His research was in Signal Processing and Telecommunications. Then he received the PHD degree in Physics Sciences from the University of Sciences in Marrakech, Morocco, in 1992. He is now Professor and responsible of the Telecommunications and Informatic Networks laboratory in the Faculty of Sciences Semlalia in Marrakech, Morocco. His research interests include the signal and image processing and coding, telecommunications and networking.


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