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Editor-in-chief

Prof. Pascal Lorenz
University of Haute Alsace, France
 
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJFCC. The journal publishes good papers in the field of future computer and communication. Hopefully, IJFCC will become a recognized journal among the readers in the filed of future computer and communication.

IJFCC 2014 Vol.3(2): 80-83 ISSN: 2010-3751
DOI: 10.7763/IJFCC.2014.V3.272

Non-Radiating Edge Gap Coupled Capsule-Shaped and Nose-Shaped Microstrip Antennas for 3G Applications

Pratigya Mathur, Manisha Chattopadhyay, and Girish Kumar
Abstract—Two novel configurations for increasing the impedance bandwidth of the microstrip patch antennas have been proposed for operating in the 3G mobile communication range. In these configurations, additional resonators of semicircular shape rather than conventional rectangle are gap coupled to the non-radiating edges of the fed rectangular patch. A comparative study is done between the antennas of the same size with two semicircular parasitic patches and an antenna having a combination of semi-circular and rectangular parasitic patches. Compared to the available broadband antennas, the proposed antenna structure gives a better bandwidth.

Index Terms—Gap coupling, microstrip antennas, 3G, VSWR.

F. P. Mathur is with Ph.D research scholar at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Powai, Mumbai, India (e-mail: pratigya.mathur@ gmail.com).
S. M. Chattopadhyay is with Vivekanand Education Society's Institute of Technology, University of Mumbai, India (e-mail: m.chatterjee@rediffmail.com).
T. G. Kumar is with Department of Electrical Engineering Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Powai, Mumbai, India (e-mail: gkumar@ ee.iitb.ac.in).

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Cite:Pratigya Mathur, Manisha Chattopadhyay, and Girish Kumar, "Non-Radiating Edge Gap Coupled Capsule-Shaped and Nose-Shaped Microstrip Antennas for 3G Applications," International Journal of Future Computer and Communication vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 80-83, 2014.

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