Miniature multi-band whip antennas designed using genetic algorithms with application to vehicular communication systems

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Abstract

A new technique was applied to design miniature multi-band whip-type monopole antennas. Monopole or whip-type antennas are used in mobile and ground-based communication systems. The designs are realized by connecting very narrow stubs at strategic locations along the length of a monopole or whip. A genetic algorithm was used to achieve a size reduction of over 30% while simultaneously optimizing for multi-band operation without the need for traps.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4404-4407
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, AP-S International Symposium (Digest)
Volume4
StatePublished - Sep 28 2004
EventIEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Symposium 2004 Digest held in Conjunction with: USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting - Monterey, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 20 2004Jun 25 2004

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  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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