International Journal of Wireless and Microwave Technologies(IJWMT)

ISSN: 2076-1449 (Print), ISSN: 2076-9539 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJWMT Vol.4, No.1, Jan. 2014

A Composite Heterostructure Mesh-shaped Patch Antenna Based on Left Handed Material

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Ji-jun Wang, Zhi-pan Zhu

Index Terms

LHM;Heterostructure;patch antenna;Return loss;Gain


In this paper, a composite heterostructure mesh-shaped patch antenna based on left handed material (LHM) is presented. The method of finite difference time domain (FDTD) is used. The results show that electromagnetic wave resonance occurs near 4.52 GHz, where the equivalent permittivity and permeability of composite material are both negative. The composite antenna’s gain improves 9.047 dB, its return loss reduces 20.26 dB compared to the conventional antenna’s ones. The results indicate that this composite patch antenna system can reduce return loss of the antenna and increase the gain obviously.

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Ji-jun Wang, Zhi-pan Zhu,"A Composite Heterostructure Mesh-shaped Patch Antenna Based on Left Handed Material", IJWMT, vol.4, no.1, pp.10-19, 2014.DOI: 10.5815/ijwmt.2014.01.02


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