A New Design of a Compact Metamaterial Antenna for RFID Handheld Applications

  • Abdelhadi Ennajih FST of Settat, Hassan 1st University
  • Badr Nasiri LMEET, Faculty of Sciences and Technics, Hassan first University, Settat, Morocco
  • Jamal Zbitou LMEET, Faculty of Sciences and Technics, Hassan first University, Settat, Morocco
  • Ahmed Errkik LMEET, Faculty of Sciences and Technics, Hassan first University, Settat, Morocco
  • Mohamed Latrach Microwave Group, Ecole Supérieure d’Electronique de l’Ouest, Angers, France
Keywords: Antenna, Radio frequency Identification, Metamaterial, ISM band, Dual band antenna, Split Ring Resonator, CST

Abstract

The development of miniature antennas is the key requirement for radio frequency identification applications in various fields.  In this paper, a new design of a compact metamaterial microstrip antenna based CSRR resonators is proposed. The proposed metamaterial antenna has a simple structure. It is formed by a rectangular patch embedded a T-shaped slot in one side, and a two metamaterial unit cells formed by CSRR etched from the ground plane in the other side. The designed antenna is printed on an epoxy Frame Resistant 4 substrate by using CST Microwave Studio. It operates at two RFID bands around 5.8GHz and 2.45GHz. The designed antenna is fabricated by using an LPKF machine. The simulation results have been justified by measuring the parameters, respectively.

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Published
2019-06-01
How to Cite
Ennajih, A., Nasiri, B., Zbitou, J., Errkik, A., & Latrach, M. (2019). A New Design of a Compact Metamaterial Antenna for RFID Handheld Applications. Majlesi Journal of Electrical Engineering, 13(2), 41-47. Retrieved from http://mjee.iaumajlesi.ac.ir/index/index.php/ee/article/view/2967
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