Design and Comparative Analysis of Compact Bioinspired Leaf-shaped Antenna Using Different Substrate Material for UWB and X-band Applications

Authors Ushaben Keshwala1,2, Sanyog Rawat3, Kanad Ray2
Affiliations

1Amity University Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

2Amity University Rajasthan, Jaipur, India

3Manipal University Jaipur, India

Е-mail [email protected]
Issue Volume 13, Year 2021, Number 2
Dates Received 10 January 2021; revised manuscript received 24 March 2021; published online 09 April 2021
Citation Ushaben Keshwala, Sanyog Rawat, Kanad Ray, J. Nano- Electron. Phys. 13 No 2, 02018 (2021)
DOI https://doi.org/10.21272/jnep.13(2).02018
PACS Number(s) 33.70.Jg, 28.52.Fa
Keywords Leaf shaped antenna, Bioinspired antenna, Substrate material, UWB antenna.
Annotation

The paper presents the design and analysis of a compact semicircular antenna for UWB applications. The paper highlights and presents the comparative study for a leaf-shaped antenna using various sub-strate materials. The comparative analysis has been carried out for VSWR, gain, and S11 characteristics of the antenna. The compact leaf-shaped antenna presented in this paper is designed using Rogers RT Du-roid 5880 of a size 12 х 19 mm2. The designed antenna achieves a very wide bandwidth of 4.6-15.01 GHz (fractional bandwidth of 106.2 %) and a maximum gain of 3.454 dBi at 12.646 GHz. This antenna can be used for UWB and X-band applications.

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