Multi-Objective optimization of UWB Microstrip Fed Planar Monopole Antenna
Conference: EuCAP 2009 - 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
03/23/2009 - 03/27/2009 at Berlin, Germany
Proceedings: EuCAP 2009
Pages: 5Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Chamaani, Somayyeh; Mirtaheri, Seyed Abdullah; Abrishamian, Mohammad Sadegh (Electrical Engineering Department, K. N. Toosi Universityof Tech., Tehran, Iran)
This paper presents a novel multi-objective optimization of printed microstrip-fed monopole antenna for ultra wideband (UWB) applications. Two objectives considered in this design are: low return loss and low transient distortion. By applying this method, a set of optimum antennas are achieved instead of a single design. Frequency and time domain performance of an arbitrary sample of optimized antennas are evaluated. Experimental results show that optimized antenna presents a S11 < -10dB in 3.6-11 GHz. In addition, simulation results show that optimized antenna present a higher and more uniform fidelity factor in E-plane in comparison with similar UWB antennas reported in literature.