International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Electronics & Communication Engineering | India | Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015


Design and Simulation of A Compound Fractal Antenna For Multiband Applications

Anoop Varghese | Kazi Aslam


Abstract: The traditional Sierpinski gasket monopole antenna is well known for its multiband behavior. Compound fractal antennas have the potential to provide multi-band solution through the property of self similarity that the fractal shape poses. Using a combination of structures we can achieve much better bandwidth than the conventional and traditional fractal antennas. In this paper, a multi-band antenna based on new compound fractal geometry is presented, where the radiating patch is designed in fractal configuration. The aim is to design a multiband antenna with a circular slot inscribed in a triangular patch and to study the effect of iterations on the antenna characteristics. The design is simulated using HFSS software. It is a compact design, fabricated on FR-4 substrate. Here coaxial feeding technique is used to excite the patch. The designed antenna is studied for return loss and bandwidth.


Keywords: Fractal antennas, compound fractal, multiband antenna, HFSS


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015,


Pages: 501 - 504


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