MODIFIED DESIGN STRUCTURE OF A METAMATERIAL MICROSTRIP PATCH ARRAY ANTENNA FOR RF ENERGY OPTIMIZATION

  • Beulah Jackson ECE, Saveetha Engineering College, Thandalam, Chennai, India
  • Saravanakumar R Department of Wireless Communication, Institute of ECE, Saveetha School of Engineering, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Scinces, Chennai, India
  • Bhuvaneswari Balachander Department of ECE, Saveetha School of Engineering, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, India
  • Anandakumar Haldorai Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Sri Eshwar College of Engineering, Coimbatore, India
  • Varalakshmi S. ECE, Adhi College of Engineering and Technology, Kancheepuram, India
  • Anselin Nisha A. Sahaya Electronics and Communication Engineering, Sathyabama Institute of Science and technology, Chennai, India
Keywords: patch antenna, WLAN, RF energizer, voltage rectifier, VSWR

Abstract

We propose a modified design of a microstrip patch array antenna for RF energy optimization over 2.45 GHz WLAN communication applications. Initially, a one-patch and a two-patch array antennas were developed and considered as the base for the construction of a four-patch array antenna in the GSM 1800 frequency range. The energy usage by the WLAN application model includes a radiofrequency WLAN supply, a wireless connection, the proposed array antenna, impedance network matching, a voltage rectifier and a storage circuit that achieves higher efficiency. The proposed antenna design is utilized to examine the distance effect on the received RF power and it achieves the maximum efficiency of 47 % at 2.45 GHz at a 1-meter distance from the source. Improved gain is acquired at the expense of a greater array-antenna size with a -26 dB return loss, proving that it is much more efficient than other structures. Moreover, when experimentally analysed with HFSS, it delivers sufficient energy over WLAN applications.

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Published
2022-04-06
How to Cite
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Jackson B, R S, BalachanderB, HaldoraiA, S.V, A. Sahaya AN. MODIFIED DESIGN STRUCTURE OF A METAMATERIAL MICROSTRIP PATCH ARRAY ANTENNA FOR RF ENERGY OPTIMIZATION. MatTech [Internet]. 2022Apr.6 [cited 2022Jun.27];56(2):209–216. Available from: https://mater-tehnol.si/index.php/MatTech/article/view/384