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2013 (Vol. 6, Issue: 22)
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Compact UWB Antenna Design for MIMO Applications

Baskaran Kasi, Gabraiel Victor Manickam and Chandan Kumar Chakrabarty
Corresponding Author:  Baskaran Kasi 

Key words:  Antenna diversity, correlation coefficients, Multiple-Input-Multiple-Output (MIMO) antenna, mutual coupling, planar antenna array, Ultra Wideband (UWB) systems,
Vol. 6 , (22): 4225-4230
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February 15, 2013 March 14, 2013 December 05, 2013
Abstract:

In this study, a compact printed Multiple-Input-Multiple-Output (MIMO) antenna with a dimension of 3270 mm2 has been proposed for Ultra-Wideband (UWB) systems applications. The design constitutes of two identical UWB antenna elements, which is etched onto a Taconic TLC-30 printed circuit board. The proposed antenna has been designed and simulated using computer simulation software. For validation purposes, antenna prototype is fabricated and tested. The UWB-MIMO antenna yields an impedance bandwidth of 2.9 to 12 GHz with a return loss of less than-10 dB. Furthermore, the isolation characteristic between the two antenna elements is more than 15 dB within the operating frequency range. The designed structure is found to provide good MIMO/diversity characteristic across the UWB band.
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Baskaran Kasi, Gabraiel Victor Manickam and Chandan Kumar Chakrabarty, 2013. Compact UWB Antenna Design for MIMO Applications.  Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 6(22): 4225-4230.
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