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Bevelled Planar Monopole Antennas for UWB Applications

Makal, P. ; Moreira, A. A.

Bevelled Planar Monopole Antennas for UWB Applications, Proc International Workshop on Antenna Technology - IWAT, Chiba, Japan, Vol. , pp. 203 - 206, March, 2008.

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Abstract
Bevelled monopole antennas are evaluated aiming at producing antenna solutions for operation in the UWB FCC (3.1-10.6 GHz) and the EU (6.0-8.5 GHz) defined bands. Three antennas models, corresponding to simple bevelled antennas using air or a 0.060” thick Rogers RO3003 år=3.0 substrate and a bevelled antenna with a winged ground plane, were designed using CST Microwave Studio software tools. Prototypes, smaller then 6 cm2, were built and tested having input reflection coefficients at low levels in almost the entire FCC and EU UWB bands.