Single-band Zigzag Dipole Artificial Magnetic Conductor

Abu, Maisarah and A. Rahim, Mohamad Kamal (2012) Single-band Zigzag Dipole Artificial Magnetic Conductor. Jurnal Teknologi, UTM. pp. 19-25. ISSN 0127-9696

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Abstract

A new Artificial Magnetic Conductor (AMC) structure called zigzag dipole is discussed. Based on the 0.92GHz straight dipole AMC, the zigzag dipole AMC operating at 0.92GHz, 2.45GHz and 5.8GHz are carried out using TLC-32 and RF-35 boards. This AMC structure is designed based on the characterization of a unit cell using a transient solver of Computer Simulation Technology (CST) software. The simulated results such as the reflection phase, reflection magnitude, surface impedance, bandgap and electric field for each single-band AMC are presented in this paper. From the results gained it shows that, the bandwidth of the AMC will increase when the frequency is increased. It is also proved that these AMC are not providing the bandgap at their resonance. The zigzag dipole AMC is carried out to minimize the AMC size and to be suitable for UHF RFID applications.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Electronics and Computer Engineering > Department of Telecommunication Engineering
Depositing User: dr maisarah abu
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2012 09:32
Last Modified: 28 May 2015 03:37
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/5833
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