A New Dual Band Printed Metamaterial Antenna for RFID Reader Applications

Abdelhadi Ennajih, Jamal Zbitou, Mohamed Latrach, Ahmed Errkik, Rachid Mandry

Abstract


In this paper, we present a new dual band metamaterial printed antenna for radio frequency identification applications. The proposed antenna consists of two L-shaped slot in the radiating element for dual band operation and a complementary split ring resonator etched from the ground plane for size miniaturization. This antenna is designed and optimized by CST microwave studio on FR-4 substrate with thickness of 1.6 mm, dielectric constant of 4.4 and tangent loss of 0.025. A microstrip line with characteristic impedance of 50 ohms is used to feed this antenna. A prototype of the proposed antenna is fabricated to validate the simulation results. The measured and simulated results are in good agreement. 

Keywords


CSRR, metamaterial, microstrip antenna, RFID,

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DOI: http://doi.org/10.11591/ijece.v7i6.pp3507-3514
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