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Design of Dual-Band MIMO Antenna with High Isolation for WLAN Mobile Terminal

  • Received : 2012.04.23
  • Accepted : 2012.09.13
  • Published : 2013.04.01

Abstract

In this paper, we propose a dual-band multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) antenna with high isolation for WLAN applications (2.45 GHz and 5.2 GHz). The proposed antenna is composed of a mobile communication terminal board, eight radiators, a coaxial feed line, and slots for isolation. The measured -10 dB impedance bandwidths are 10.1% (2.35 GHz to 2.6 GHz) and 3.85% (5.1 GHz to 5.3 GHz) at each frequency band. The proposed four-element MIMO antenna has an isolation of better than 35 dB at 2.45 GHz and 45 dB at 5.2 GHz between each element. The antenna gain is 3.2 dBi at 2.45 GHz and 4.2 dBi at 5.2 GHz.

Acknowledgement

Grant : Development of B4G Mobile Communication Technologies for Smart Mobile Services

Supported by : MKE/KEIT

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