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Integrated multi-band multi-polarized microstrip antenna designs

  • Author / Creator
    Jhamb, Kashish
  • Recently, antenna designs with multi-frequency operation and multi-polarization characteristics are in great demand for future wireless systems. In the thesis, several integrated microstrip antenna designs have been proposed for wireless applications. Integrated semi-circular and triangular patch antennas have been designed for various wireless data communication applications exhibiting linear polarization characteristics. In these designs, the patch has been integrated with slots and monopoles for multi-resonance operation. Another multi-band antenna realizing annular ring patch configuration has been designed for similar wireless applications. A technique to independently tune the frequencies of operation has also been introduced. Furthermore, a single layer, multi-band rectangular patch antenna has been proposed for data transmission and localization applications with different polarization requirements. The patch has been integrated with four monopoles to achieve circularly and linearly polarized radiation characteristics. The design procedures of the antennas have been described and their performances have been validated using electromagnetic solvers and measurements.

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  • Graduation date
    2011-11
  • Type of Item
    Thesis
  • Degree
    Master of Science
  • DOI
    https://doi.org/10.7939/R3TG6D
  • License
    This thesis is made available by the University of Alberta Libraries with permission of the copyright owner solely for non-commercial purposes. This thesis, or any portion thereof, may not otherwise be copied or reproduced without the written consent of the copyright owner, except to the extent permitted by Canadian copyright law.
  • Language
    English
  • Institution
    University of Alberta
  • Degree level
    Master's
  • Department
    • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Supervisor / co-supervisor and their department(s)
    • Karumudi, Rambabu (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
  • Examining committee members and their departments
    • Trivedi, Japan (Civil and Environmental Engineering)
    • Mojgan, Daneshmand (Electrical and Computer Engineering)