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Enhanced Gain Square Monopole Antenna using FSS Layer

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2018
Gaurav P. Prabhu Mahambre, Amita Dessai

Gaurav Prabhu P Mahambre and Amita Dessai. Enhanced Gain Square Monopole Antenna using FSS Layer. International Journal of Computer Applications 179(45):21-23, May 2018. BibTeX

	author = {Gaurav P. Prabhu Mahambre and Amita Dessai},
	title = {Enhanced Gain Square Monopole Antenna using FSS Layer},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {May 2018},
	volume = {179},
	number = {45},
	month = {May},
	year = {2018},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {21-23},
	numpages = {3},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2018917132},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


In this paper, a 1x2 array of square monopole antenna using a Frequency Selective Surface layer having a high gain is proposed. The FSS layer reflector is placed below the microstrip line fed monopole antenna. The monopole and FSS layer are designed on duroid and FR4 substrate respectively. The antenna is operated on 2.3 GHz WiMAX band frequency. The antenna structure dimensions are 213 mm × 213 mm.


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Square Monopole Antenna; FSS layer; high gain antenna; WiMax bands