Optimization of a Multi-Band Reconfigurable PIFA 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: PDF

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Loizeau, Sylvain; Sibille, Alain (ENSTA-ParisTech, 32 Bd VICTOR, 75739 PARIS cedex 15, France)

In this paper a frequency reconfigurable PIFA antenna is introduced and optimized. It features two microwave switches for a total of four configurations. Measurements are done on the antenna, which are then used to re-optimize the design.