In this paper we apply the principle of duality to printed-bent-strip multi-band antennas. As the electromagnetic dual of a conducting strip is a slot in a conducting sheet, we explore the possibility of achieving multi-band operation with multiple coupled bent slots in a ground plane. A combination of a multi-band printed strip antenna and a multi-band printed slot antenna would exhibit polarization orthogonality. Such a pair can efficiently provide both space diversity and polarization diversity to combat multi-path fading effects in WLAN systems.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of 2006 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium|
|Place of Publication||USA|
|Publisher||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|
|Event||2006 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium and USNC/URSI National Radio Science and AMEREM Meetings - Albuquerque, United States|
Duration: 9 Jul 2006 → 14 Jul 2006
|Conference||2006 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium and USNC/URSI National Radio Science and AMEREM Meetings|
|Period||9/07/06 → 14/07/06|
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- electromagnetic wave polarisation
- microstrip antennas
- multifrequency antennas
- slot antennas
- wireless LAN