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Design of a Triangular Patch Microstrip Antenna on a Substrate of Photonic Crystal Material

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 96 - Number 8
Year of Publication: 2014
Mandeep Singh
Juhi Rai
Anupma Mrwaha

Mandeep Singh, Juhi Rai and Anupma Mrwaha. Article: Design of a Triangular Patch Microstrip Antenna on a Substrate of Photonic Crystal Material. International Journal of Computer Applications 96(8):26-29, June 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Mandeep Singh and Juhi Rai and Anupma Mrwaha},
	title = {Article: Design of a Triangular Patch Microstrip Antenna on a Substrate of Photonic Crystal Material},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {96},
	number = {8},
	pages = {26-29},
	month = {June},
	note = {Full text available}


In this paper, a triangular patch microstrip antenna on the substrate material of a photonic crystal is designed and analyzed. The triangular shaped patch antennas are preferably used for research work because of its smaller coverage area attributes, however, similar to rectangular patch. The photonic crystal, due to band gap and periodicity of dielectric media is used as substrate for high gain, low return loss and reduction of back and side lobes. The designed antenna resonates at about 9 GHz with return loss S_11 = -21. 59dB for the center location of the feed. The simulation has been performed by using high frequency structure simulator (HFSS) which is based on finite element method technique.


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