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CPW-fed Wideband Loop Antenna for Indoor Digital TV Applications

실내 디지털 TV용 CPW-급전 광대역 루프 안테나

  • Yeo, Junho (School of Computer and Communication Engineering/Information and Communication Research Center, Daegu University) ;
  • Lee, Jong-Ig (Division of Mechatronics Engineering, Dongseo University)
  • Received : 2017.04.10
  • Accepted : 2017.04.24
  • Published : 2017.08.31

Abstract

In this paper, a design method for a CPW-fed wideband loop antenna for indoor digital TV applications is studied. The proposed loop antenna consists of a square loop and two circular sectors which connect the loop with central feed points, and the CPW feed line is inserted in the lower circular sector. The CPW feed line is designed to match with the 75 ohm port impedance for DTV applications, and the ground slots are etched in order to improve the impedance matching in the middle frequency region. The effects of the gap between the circular sectors and the location and dimension of the ground slots on the input reflection coefficient and gain characteristics are examined to obtain the optimal design parameters. The optimized antenna is fabricated on FR4 substrate, and the experiment results show that it operates in the frequency band of 463-1,280 MHz for a VSWR < 2, which assures the operation in the DTV band.

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