Genetically engineered multiband fractal antennas

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Abstract

Fractal antenna engineering concepts have been successfully combined with genetic algorithms to develop a powerful design optimisation tool. The genetic optimisation approach developed can simultaneously optimise the geometry of a fractal antenna, locations of loads, component values of loads, and projected length of the fractal antenna. The results suggest that a 30 to 55% size reduction can be achieved by optimising the fractalisation of a given antenna. The knowledge gained from this study is directly applicable to the design of miniature multiband fractal antennas.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1150-1151
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume37
Issue number19
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 13 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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