Design and Implementation of Broad Band and Narrow Band Antennas and Their Applications

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The thesis deals with the design and implementation of broadband and narrowband antennas and their applications in practical environment. In this thesis, a new concept for designing the UWB antenna is proposed based on the CRLH metamaterials and this UWB antenna covers a frequency range from 2.45 GHz to 11.6 GHz. Based on the design of the UWB antenna, another antenna is developed that can cover a very wide bandwidth i.e from 0.66 GHz to 120 GHz. This antenna can not only be used for UWB applications but also for other communication systems working below the UWB spectrum such as ... continued below

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Salmani, Zeeshan August 2011.

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The thesis deals with the design and implementation of broadband and narrowband antennas and their applications in practical environment. In this thesis, a new concept for designing the UWB antenna is proposed based on the CRLH metamaterials and this UWB antenna covers a frequency range from 2.45 GHz to 11.6 GHz. Based on the design of the UWB antenna, another antenna is developed that can cover a very wide bandwidth i.e from 0.66 GHz to 120 GHz. This antenna can not only be used for UWB applications but also for other communication systems working below the UWB spectrum such as GSM, GPS, PCS and Bluetooth. The proposed antenna covering the bandwidth from 0.66 GHz to 120 GHz is by far the largest bandwidth antenna developed based on metamaterials. Wide band antennas are not preferred for sensing purpose as it is difficult to differentiate the received signals. A multiband antenna which can be used as a strain sensor for structural health monitoring is proposed. The idea is to correlate the strain applied along the length or width with the multiple resonant frequencies. This gives the advantage of detecting the strain applied along any direction (either length or width), thus increasing the sensing accuracy. Design and application of a narrow-band antenna as a temperature sensor is also presented. This sensor can be used to detect very high temperature changes (>10000C). This sensor does not require a battery, can be probed wirelessly, simple and can be easily fabricated, can withstand harsh environmental conditions.

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  • August 2011

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Salmani, Zeeshan. Design and Implementation of Broad Band and Narrow Band Antennas and Their Applications, thesis, August 2011; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc84270/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .