A Design of Similar High-gain and Dual-band Frequency/Polarization Reconfigurable Antenna for ISM Band Applications

Cong Danh Bui, Minh Thuan Doan, Thi Thanh Kieu Nguyen, Truong Khang Nguyen


This paper proposes a frequency/polarization reconfigurable antenna (RA) incorporating Frequency Selective Surface (FSS) to achieve dual-band and similar high-gain characteristics. The proposed RA-FSS design using 4 PIN Diodes can produce reconfigurability between circular polarization (CP) at 1.8 GHz and linear polarization (LP) at 2.45 GHz. The fabricated prototype shows good CP performance at 1.8 GHz while the measured peak broadside gains are about 7.2 dBi at 1.8 GHz and 8.5 dBi at 2.45 GHz when PIN diode ON and OFF, respectively.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21553/rev-jec.274

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