FREQUENCY AND POLARIZATION RECONFIGURABLE MICRO-STRIP ANTENNA

  • Muhammad Farooq UET Peshawar
  • Shahid Bashir University of Engineering and TechnologyPeshawar
  • Irshad Ullah UET Peshawar
Keywords: Reconfigurable Antenna, RHCP, LHCP, RHEP, LHEP, Microstrip

Abstract

This paper presents a dual band frequency and polarization reconfigurable microstrip antenna. The simple design consists of two slots and two feeds. In one slot there is a switch. The two feeds are positioned on the right and left diagonal of microstrip antenna. When the switch is ON the electrical size of antenna becomes small and it resonates at higher UMTS 2100 MHz band with circular polarization. Similarly, when the switch is OFF then size of antenna is large and it operates at lower UMTS 1900 MHz band with elliptical polarization. The sense of polarization can be easily changed from right handed to left handed by changing the feed position. The radiation pattern is not disturbed by switch state and gain of proposed antenna is above 5 dBi. This antenna can be used in emerging reconfigurable wireless communication systems.

Author Biography

Shahid Bashir, University of Engineering and TechnologyPeshawar

Shahid Bashir received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar (UET Peshawar), Peshawar, Pakistan, and the Ph.D. Degree in Mobile communications from Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, U.K., in 2009.

He is an Assistant Professor with the Electrical Engineering Department, UET Peshawar, where he

is also member of Centre of Intelligent Systems and Networks Research (CISNR). He has published in various reputed journals and conferences. His main interest is in the fields of wearable antennas, Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) analysis and reduction techniques, Electromagnetic band gap materials and applications, reconfigurable and miniaturized printed antennas.

 

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Published
2018-06-30
How to Cite
Farooq, M., Bashir, S., & Ullah, I. (2018). FREQUENCY AND POLARIZATION RECONFIGURABLE MICRO-STRIP ANTENNA. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCES, 37(1). Retrieved from https://journals.uetjournals.com/index.php/JEAS/article/view/2008