A Survey on Recent Approaches in the Design of Band Notching UWB Antennas


According to federal communication commission (FCC) rules, the 3.1 - 10.6 GHz band is allocated to the amateur ultra wideband (UWB) applications. On the other hand, the 5.15 - 5.825 GHz band is associated with the wireless LAN (WLAN) applications according to IEEE 802.11 and HIPERLAN/2 standards. Therefore, an unwanted intrusion will be expected between these two frequency requests. In This paper a comprehensive review will be done over a wide range of UWB microstrip antennas which all have the band notching property over the WLAN band to effectively avoid this interference. All the band notching techniques in the recent papers will be categorized in 4 distinct methods including the tuning stub, the shaped slot, the parasitic element, and the fractal geometry. A few typical papers will be introduced and evaluated in each category for declaration purposes. At last, a comparison will be done between these methods and the relative papers.

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M. Jahanbakht and A. Neyestanak, "A Survey on Recent Approaches in the Design of Band Notching UWB Antennas," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 4 No. 2, 2012, pp. 77-84. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2012.42010.

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