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Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2022, Volume: 15, Issue: 38, Pages: 1958-1964

Original Article

Design of a Compact ISM-band Microstrip Slot Antenna for Wireless Sensor Nodes

Received Date:18 August 2022, Accepted Date:11 September 2022, Published Date:15 October 2022


Objective: To enhance the design and implementation of microstrip antenna for wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) in real-time applications Methods: This study uses radio communication to connect end nodes and forms a multihop self-organizing network with a dynamic topology. Also, the antenna is fabricated from low-cost FR-4 printed circuit board (PCB) material. The designed rectangular patch antenna operates in the industrial, scientific, and medical (ISM) frequency band of 2.45 GHz, and HFSS software analyzer is used to authenticate the proposed work. Findings: The designed antenna finds an extensive use in short-range wireless sensor networks, the proposed antenna reduces the return loss from 10% - 13 % and almost 15% improvement in radiation compared with K. D. Xu (2018) and E. Zhang (2020). Novelty: A novel short range, low power, and well directional microstrip patch antenna are designed to improve the wireless Sensor communication applications operating at 2.4 GHz and 5.3 GHz frequencies. The presented approach is simple to operate, cost-effective, energy-efficient, and has optimum return loss performance (please refer Table 2) when compared to the existing approaches.

Keywords: Microstrip antenna; Compact; HFSS; Wireless Sensor Network; dual frequency


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© 2022 Devi et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Published By Indian Society for Education and Environment (iSee)


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