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Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2024, Volume: 17, Issue: 22, Pages: 2324-2330

Original Article

Slot-loaded Dual-Band Microstrip Patch Antenna for 5G and WLAN/WiMAX Wireless Applications

Received Date:18 March 2024, Accepted Date:13 May 2024, Published Date:30 May 2024


Objectives: This study introduces a dual-band rectangular microstrip patch antenna with a slot-loaded, specifically designed for 5G and WLAN/WiMAX applications. Method: The antenna is mounted on a substrate material of Rogers AD255C material having εr of 2.55 and a thickness of 1.56 mm. Three slots are etched on the conventional rectangular microstrip patch antenna. A 50-ohm microstrip line powers the antenna. The antenna that has been suggested is created and simulated using CST Studio Suite 2020. Findings: Based on numerical simulation, the proposed antenna functions at 3.5 GHz and 5.8 GHz, suitable for 5G and WLAN/WiMAX wireless technologies. The antenna offers measured return loss (S11) of -22.10 dB and -22.9 dB and a Gain of 4.43 dBi and 4.62 dBi at 3.5 GHz and 5.8 GHz, respectively. The radiation patterns are linear and broadside. Novelty: This article aims to create a smaller planer dual-band antenna that integrates WLAN/WiMAX and 5G communication standards into a single device.

Keywords: Dual-band, 5G, WLAN, WiMAX, Microstrip patch antenna


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© 2024 Bhatt & Makwana. 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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