Designing a Microstrip Patch Antenna in Part of Ultra-Wideband Applications

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Wa'il A. Godaymi Al-Tumah
Raed Shaaban
Zeki Ahmed

Abstract

In this work, a simulated study was carried out for designing a novel spiral rectangular patch of microstrip antenna that is used in ultra-wideband applications by using a high frequency structure simulator software (HFSS). A substrate with dielectric constant of 4.4 and height 2.10 mm (commercial substrate height available is about 0.8-1.575 mm) has been used for the design of the proposed antenna. The design basis for enhancing bandwidth in the frequency range 6.63 - 10.93 GHz is based on increasing the edge areas that positively affect the antenna's efficiency. This design makes the designed antenna cost less by reducing the area of the patch. It has been noticed that the bandwidth of the antenna under this study is increasing to 4.30 GHz or 61% compared with 3.6% for the standard rectangular microstrip antenna with the same dimensions of the proposed antenna. The antenna also maintains the voltage standing wave ratio of 1.09 at resonant frequency 7.07 GHz, return loss -27.07 dB, and the amount of impedance in real and imaginary parts 51.5Ω and 3.3Ω, respectively.

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A. Godaymi Al-Tumah W, Shaaban R, Ahmed Z. Designing a Microstrip Patch Antenna in Part of Ultra-Wideband Applications. Baghdad Sci.J [Internet]. 2020Dec.1 [cited 2021Jan.20];17(4):1216. Available from: https://bsj.uobaghdad.edu.iq/index.php/BSJ/article/view/4532
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Wa'il A. Godaymi Al-Tumah, University of Basrah

C. V. of Dr. Wa’il A. Godaymi Al-Tumah
Title: Assistant Professor of Electromagnetic Computations
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Location: Department of Physics, College of Science, University of Basrah / Iraq
Biography
Having graduated from University of Basrah with a B Sc in Physics in 1995, I took a year out
embarking on an M Sc in Microwave Antennas at the same University. My PhD in
Electromagnetic Computations was completed at Basrah University in early 2008. I work as a
visitor researcher (Volunteer) in Electron Microscope Unit, Research Institute for Science &
Technology in Medicine, School of Life Science, Keele University from 10th March 2014 till
5th September 2017.
- 2008 Ph.D.: Department of Physics, College of Science, University of Basrah
"Electromagnetic Radiation from Circular–Shaped Microstrip Antennas as Bodies of
Revolution".
- 1999 M.Sc.: Department of Physics, College of Science, University of Basrah "The
Radiation Patterns of Linear and Planar arrays of Short Backfire Antennas Excited by a
Coaxial Waveguide".
- 1995 B.Sc.: Department of Physics, College of Science, University of Basrah.
Research and Scholarship
My current research interests are in the electromagnetic computations, circular polarization,
reduced the radar cross section, Health effects from exposure to electromagnetic radiation
(EMR), the side effects of the microwave radiation on the animal tissues, and the auditory
brainstem response (ABR) system. I am part of the Microwave Research Group within the
Department of Physics, College of Science, University of Basrah.

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