A solar cell stacked multi-slot quad-band PIFA for GSM, WLAN and WiMAX Networks

Yurduseven, Okan and Smith, Dave (2013) A solar cell stacked multi-slot quad-band PIFA for GSM, WLAN and WiMAX Networks. IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, 23 (6). pp. 285-287. ISSN 1531-1309

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LMWC.2013.2258006

Abstract

This letter presents a novel low-profile quad-bandsolar PIFA which has the potential to be employed in self-powered low-power GSM 1800, 2.4 GHz band WLAN and 2.3/3.3/5.8 GHz band WiMAX networks. The multi-slot loaded radiating PIFA element consisting of W-L shaped slots stacked with a polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) solar cell operating as a parasitic patch element enables the proposed solar PIFA to operate at the center frequency bands of 1.8, 2.4, 3.4, and 5.8 GHz with measured impedance bandwidths of 16.7%, 9.16%, 7.65%, and 3.45%, respectively. By incorporating a stacked poly-Si solar cell as a parasitic patch element an adequate solar efficiency of 14.5% can be achieved, generating a dc power output of 44 mW.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: W-L shaped slots, WLAN, WiMAX networks, center frequency bands, quad-band antenna, solar antenna
Subjects: H600 Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2013 14:29
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:11
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/13715

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