A Simple Planar Heptaband Antenna with a Coupling Feed for 4G Mobile Applications

Title & Authors
A Simple Planar Heptaband Antenna with a Coupling Feed for 4G Mobile Applications
Hong, Youngtaek; Tak, Jinpil; Choi, Jaehoon;

Abstract
A simple planar heptaband antenna with a coupling feed for 4G mobile applications is proposed. This antenna consists of a folded monopole and a feed strip line on the top plane and an L-shaped line with a coupling plate on the bottom plane. The antenna provides a wide bandwidth to cover the LTE/GSM/UMTS heptaband operation. The measured 6-dB return loss bandwidth is 152 MHz (820-972 MHz) in the lowfrequency band and 1,150 MHz (1,600-2,750 MHz) in the high-frequency band. The overall dimensions of the proposed antenna are $\small{60mm{\times}105mm{\times}1.2mm}$.
Keywords
Long-Term Evolution;Multiband Antenna;Planar Antenna;Wideband Antenna;
Language
English
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